Bikes & Transit

Bikes & Transit

Bike Commuter Profile : John

John and his GT Track
Mai Le —

In the run up to Bike to Work Day, we're launching a series about commuters/cyclists and their bikes.

Name: John
Workplace: Rapha

I try to ride as much as I can. My commuter bike is out of commission at the moment. This is a GT Track bike.

I moved up here from Los Angeles about 10 months ago. Commuting there by bike is almost non-existent because you need to travel far, the roads there are dilapidated/ aren’t set up with bike lanes, and just traffic in general.

My work encourages bike commuting by providing bike storage.

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Nominate a Bike Commuter of the Year

Mai Le —

Bike to Work Day Celebrates Bicycle Commuter Role Models!

Nominations are now open! Do you know someone in your community who is committed to making every day a "Bike to Work Day"? Does this person epitomize and actualize the health, environmental, social and economic benefits of bicycling? Please share his or her story with us!

The winners of the Bike Commuter of the Year (BCOY) award are recognized for their dedication to riding their bike for everyday transportation. They are testament to the many benefits of bicycle commuting: from improving their health to bringing families together. Nominations were accepted, evaluated and
awarded by each county’s Bike to Work Day representative.

Rules for Submitting

All entries must include the nominee's Name, Email, County, and a brief write-up (200 words or less) on why they deserve the Bike Commuter of the Year Award. All nomination entries must be submitted by April 23.

Past Winners include a fifth grader and a person that has a personal commitment to 'de-carbonize' the economy. Make sure that the dedicated bike commuter in your life gets the recognition they deserve.

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Bikes, bay views, history rule on Angel Island

Bikes, bay views, history rule on Angel Island
Andrew Casteel —

Now is a good time to get on a bike. A few strokes of the pedals and turns of the wheels, and the memories come back. Suddenly, you're 10 years old again. The best place to experience this phenomenon in the Bay Area is Angel Island, where you get a mix of adventure, spectacular views, history and a 5.5-mile ride with plenty of stopping points.