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Silicon Valley Bicycle Festival Sunday, and more

Silicon Valley Bikes! Festival and Bicycle Show takes place Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Kelly Park in San Jose, CA. $5 entry fee, car parking is available but I recommend biking there. More info at the website. Bike Week activities in Santa Cruz, CA Visit the Ecology Action Bike Week activities page for info on read more » Continue reading »

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Silicon Valley Bicycle Festival Sunday, and more

Silicon Valley Bikes! Festival and Bicycle Show takes place Sunday, May 7, 2017 at Kelly Park in San Jose, CA. $5 entry fee, car parking is available but I recommend biking there. More info at the website. Bike Week activities in Santa Cruz, CA Visit the Ecology Action Bike Week activities page for info on read more » Continue reading »

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Movers and Shakers on Bay Area Bike to Work Day Thursday May 11

Hi all – remember, the nine county San Francisco Bay Area celebrates Bike to Work Day next Thursday, May 11, 2017. There’s a lot going locally and beyond; I’ll highlight the bits that interest me. For those of you who travel to, through, or near downtown San Jose, don’t miss the Movers and Shakers Ride read more » Continue reading »

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Bike to Work Around the World

Happy National Bike Week in the United States. You probably know about and participate in the National Bike Challenge, in which you sign up to challenge yourself and your peers to ride more miles during the months of the challenge (May thru September). The more miles you ride, the more points you can earn for read more » Continue reading »

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My two seconds of fame in this Bike to Work Day 2016 Video

Woo hoo! I make a special appearance for about two seconds in the background at 1:05 in a Bike to Work Day 2016 video from the San Francisco Bay Area Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC). On Bike to Work Day last week, I participated in the “Movers and Shakers” ride organized by the Santa Clara Valley read more » Continue reading »

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Movers and Shakers ride report

Today is Bike to Work Day in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we make a pretty big deal out of it. I joined this morning’s downtown San Jose VIP ride of city and county officials. Besides bike advocates like you and I, the usual crew of avid cyclists showed up, including San Jose Mayor read more » Continue reading »

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City council member car-free experiment

Raul Peralez represents the 3rd Council District in the city of San Jose, CA. He’s not a bike person, but during last year’s campaign for the council seat, members of the All Powerful Bike Lobby convinced Peralez to make a crazy promise: If he wins, he would give up his car for a full month. read more » Continue reading »

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Attention Bay Area: Rain for Bike to Work Day

Strap on your fenders, biking boys and girls! The National Weather Service tells us to expect up to a quarter inch of rain beginning Thursday morning in the San Francisco Bay Area, with nearly a half inch expected along the coast. If you organize or volunteer for an Energizer Station, you’ll want a tent to read more » Continue reading »

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Whole lotta biking going on

Happy National Bike Week in the USA and the San Francisco Bay Area. I was talking with a friend yesterday and discovered it can be hard to follow what’s going on. Here are some choices for you in the SF Bay Area this week. TODAY Amgen Tour of California Stage 3 starts and finishes in read more » Continue reading »

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Bike to Shop: Coming soon!

Bike To Shop Day Silicon Valley is coming up May 23, 2015 and needs your help to make it great! The Second Annual Bike to Shop Day inspires people to ride bicycles for everyday transportation as part of National Bike Month celebrations by encouraging people to shop by bike at local businesses. Bike to Shop read more » Continue reading »

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