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gearing up


bring out your bikes, spruce them up, make them pretty cause tomorrow is bike to work day. i mentioned before that the bay area is busy with various activities dedicated to this cause. one thing that our city coalitions are working on this year is making Bike to Work Day  a welcoming opportunity for even more people living and working in the Bay Area to test-ride the joys of bicycling in our beautiful cities. considering i travel from sf, berkeley, and oakland, i look forward to seeing how each city celebrates this day. with many events showing up, here are some details on the bay area's bike to work day events... 

San Francisco
25 energizer stations Market Street, the Panhandle, Valencia, Polk, and Third Streets will all have stops for free coffee, snacks, and “bike doctors” at the ready to keep cycling travelers fresh.
Thursday, May. 12 | 6-10pm, DNA Lounge, 375 11th St.
"You're invited to the SF Bicycle Coalition's fun and fabulous Bike from Work Party and Fashion Show!Come by and bring a friend! See models showing off the latest in bicycling style during the bike fashion show styled by Gwendolyn Lee Productions. DJ Cats + Dogs will be spinning the jams, there will be sweet raffle prizes and complimentary bicycle valet. $5 for current SF Bicycle Coalition Members, $10 for non-members or join at the door ($35) & get in free. Food available for purchase."

East Bay
110 energizer stations will be in place at popular bike junctions throughout Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
"The EBBC’s Bike Away From Work Party at 9th and Washington Streets in Old Oakland is expected to be the biggest in the Bay Area, said Rivera. It’ll be jumping with live music, the Cyclecide bicycle rodeo, and an award show for the Bike Commuter of the Year and Bike-Friendly Business Awards for Alameda and Contra Costa Counties."


2 comments

cb said...

YAYAYAYAYAYAY! i can't wait!!! i need to find out where the closest station is for me and get my tote! i love those bags, they are the best! happy pre bike to work day!!

xo,
cb

Gala to My Dalí said...

Yipee!! UPDATE: I'll be at the Ferry Plaza station from 5-7p. If you can't meet me there, I'll try to save you a tote! Love you.

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