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Welcome to the Bicycling Monterey site and project...

Welcome to the Bicycling Monterey site and projects

Are you under age 21, or homeless, or over age 65 and on a low fixed income? Welcome to this site.  All others: Use of this site is on the honor system. If anytime since 2009 you’ve contributed $5 or more, welcome to this site. (Don’t remember? Click here.) If you’ve not yet contributed, make a contribution today in any amount. Contribute via PayPal or...

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Thank You, 2017 Contributors to Bicycling Monterey

Thank You, 2017 Contributors to Bicycling Monterey

As of December 6, twelve contributors—listed alphabetically below—have thoughtfully supported the work of the Bicycling Monterey website and projects in 2017. Please join them by making a contribution in any amount by December 31. Thank you. Bette Harpster Beverly Prowell Edith Frederick Ellen Tucker Hans Ongchua Janet Beaty and Jack Long Julia Slater L. Robin...

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Gift Ideas for People Who Bike ̵...

Gift Ideas for People Who Bike – and for Bike-Friendly Places Too

Here are 6 sections of ideas for gifts—many are free. All are quick and...

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Wintertime Gallery + Holiday Tips

Wintertime Gallery + Holiday Tips

Who’d bike in winter? In Monterey County, lots of people! Check out the...

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Feb 1, 2018 deadline: Apply for free...

Feb 1, 2018 deadline: Apply for free bike racks, lockers, repair stations, or skateboard/scooter racks

Where few or no legit or convenient bicycle parking options exist, people...

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Project: Boosting Bike Equity

Project: Boosting Bike Equity

Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeEquity One of the many Bicycling Monterey...

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Project: Education and advocacy on i...

Project: Education and advocacy on issues affecting people who bike in Monterey County, throughout California, and nationwide

Among the Bicycling Monterey projects is education and advocacy regarding...

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Project: Public Outreach

Project: Public Outreach

Public outreach to increase awareness of the multiple benefits of...

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Sharing Monterey County Parks and Ot...

Sharing Monterey County Parks and Other Public Lands: Administration, Care, and Use

Voices of Monterey Bay is a news source launched by veteran local...

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Regulations for E-Bikes / Electric-A...

Regulations for E-Bikes / Electric-Assist Bicycles and Other Non People-Powered Bikes — in Monterey County and Elsewhere

Hey, what kind of bicycles is this sign referring to? Puzzled? You’re...

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International, National, State, and ...

International, National, State, and Regional Collaborations: Bicycling Monterey teams up with others on bike advocacy efforts

Most people realize that Bicycling Monterey provides inspiration and resources...

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Bike Buzz: Autumn 2017 News from Bic...

Bike Buzz: Autumn 2017 News from Bicycling Monterey

Below is a summary of what’s new on the Bicycling Monterey website. To...

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From e-bike snob to “won me ov...

From e-bike snob to “won me over”: Pedaling Monterey County with a boost-on-demand from e-assist

In May 2009, when I founded the Bicycling Monterey site and projects, I was...

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Biking Downtown Monterey: Sidewalk r...

Biking Downtown Monterey: Sidewalk riding advisories, plus Alvarado Street HER Helmet Thursdays Spots

Whoops. Note the family biking up the Alvarado Street sidewalk. Are you...

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Protected Bike Lanes / Class 4 Separ...

Protected Bike Lanes / Class 4 Separated Bikeways / Cycle Tracks

What are protected bike lanes, and why are more of them so desirable? How can...

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Big Sur: Bicycling, and other tips, ...

Big Sur: Bicycling, and other tips, for the Big Sur Coast — including first HER Helmet Thursdays spot

If you’re inclined to bike Big Sur… Please first take time to...

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Biking Del Rey Oaks: Green lanes, sh...

Biking Del Rey Oaks: Green lanes, sharrows, and traffic calming

Hey! How’d Del Rey Oaks get those new green...

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Bike to School – Elementary, m...

Bike to School – Elementary, middle, and high school resources in Monterey County

Short link to this page: http://bit.ly/KidsBikeToSchool Above: Salinas youth...

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Climate Change – Bicycling is ...

Climate Change – Bicycling is part of the mix in climate hope

Read below how transportation impacts climate change. Some related posts at...

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9 Videos from Bicycling Monterey

9 Videos from Bicycling Monterey

Be uplifted by the love for biking, and for beautiful Monterey County, in...

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Children and Teens Growing Up Bikewi...

Children and Teens Growing Up Bikewise

Although the primary focus of this post is kids biking Monterey County—and...

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Bike East Salinas / The Alisal — inc...

Bike East Salinas / The Alisal — including HER Helmet Thursdays spots

Pleasures, Protests, and Promise This post includes: The Alisal’s first...

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Bike Greenfield and other South Coun...

Bike Greenfield and other South County communities – including HER Helmet Thursdays spots

Along with Greenfield tips, this post includes some other South County tips,...

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Bike to Worship

Bike to Worship

Bike to church, mosque, satsang, synagogue, or other place of worship. Be...

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Bicycling Castroville plus North Cou...

Bicycling Castroville plus North County HER Helmet Thursdays spots

Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/bikecastroville Scroll down to...

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Bicycling Pebble Beach

Bicycling Pebble Beach

Locals who bike Pebble Beach—including Bicycling Monterey, Naval...

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Bicycling Carmel, including Carmel-b...

Bicycling Carmel, including Carmel-by-the-Sea and Carmel Valley HER Helmet Thursdays spots

Along with Carmel tips, this post highlights the vicinity’s first HER...

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Bike Seaside, including HER Helmet T...

Bike Seaside, including HER Helmet Thursdays spots

This trio of faith-inspired biking fashionistas knows about safe bicycle...

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Bike for Sustainable Seafood: HER He...

Bike for Sustainable Seafood: HER Helmet Thursdays participants also in Seafood Watch

Mari with her catch of the day. If I’m going to eat fish, I prefer...

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Wine-ding your way along Monterey Co...

Wine-ding your way along Monterey County’s bikeways — including HER Helmet Thursdays wineries

The pleasures of cycling from winery to winery There are celebrated cycling...

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Bike Salinas, the Monterey County se...

Bike Salinas, the Monterey County seat and its largest city — including its HER Helmet Thursdays spots

Salinas is the only Monterey County city with its own section in the...