Outdoor

There’s no better time for walking, bicycle tour of outdoor art in downtown Spokane, Kendall Yards

With galleries, restaurants, theaters and other art-displaying venues shuttered to maintain safe social distancing, public art in the great outdoors has never seemed so vital.

The sculptures that enliven our local paths have been carefully rendered by recognized artists for a variety of reasons. In conjunction with the city, some artworks were commissioned by our local and state arts organizations to commemorate events or honor residents, others to provide beauty or provoke feelings.

Viewing Spokane’s public art in the fresh air by foot or bike is a fantastic option for staying healthy while remaining engaged in something resembling civic life. And did we mention it’s free?

“I love thinking about those shared experiences of viewing public art between people,” said Melissa Huggins, executive director of Spokane Arts.

“That’s the beauty of experiencing art, in any form, whether you’re reading a book, listening to music, watching someone dance: You’re experiencing another

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The New Bike Concept: Run, Don’t Ride

Here’s a novel idea: Instead of riding a bike, why not run on your bike? Instead of sitting on your bike, why not use a stand-up version?

The outdoor-capable elliptical bike is a relatively new kind of exercise wonder that is like riding a bicycle, but in place of sitting and pedaling away to propel yourself into motion, you’re upright and use a soft running motion to move forward instead.

Think of it as a running bike, instead of the regular one your ride. It’s so much fun to use, you’ll hardly realize how much exercise you’re also getting.

And in this article, I’ll show you just how it helps you achieve all that, how it works, and why.

It’ll be among the most fun you’ll experience while breaking a sweat. But first, some perspective.

The “I Want to Exercise But It’s

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