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Bike Buzz: March 2019 News from Bicycling Monterey

This edition of Bike Buzz includes 20 Bicycling Monterey posts. Included are all the new posts, and some of the updated posts, since the last edition of Bike Buzz was emailed to subscribers. To subscribe, refer here.
For news after March 1 (or to check out updated posts not included on this list), refer to this site’s sidebar for archives by month.
  1. A Decade of Bicycling Advocacy: Bicycling Monterey, 2009-2019
  2. Bike advocacy, state and local: Mark Thomas, Monterey; CA SR 68; and elsewhere in California
  3. Who rides CA SR 218 / Canyon del Rey Boulevard — slated to be first segment of Fort Ord Recreational Trail and Greenway (FORTAG) Project?
  4. Fort Ord Rec Trail and Greenway (FORTAG)
  5. April 11-14, 2019: 29th Annual Sea Otter Classic, a Celebration of Cycling
  6. A “red carpet” for people who bike in Monterey County — on Sea Otter Classic’s Opening Day, and on Thursdays year-round
  7. 2019 Twilight Rides at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca
  8. 2019 Amgen Tour of California
  9. Casa Verde near Fremont in Monterey, and other developments; also, Monterey County Fair & Event Center bicycle parking
  10. In Monterey County: Apply for free bike racks and other bike, skateboard, and scooter parking solutions — plus fix-it stations
  11. Monterey County residents: March 6, 6 p.m. in Sand City is the next meeting of the Transportation Agency for Monterey County’s bike-ped committee. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend, as usual. Click here for more info about these meetings, and the many continuing vacancies on the committee.
  12. Monterey County Parks: Fee increases, Lake San Antonio bicycle rentals, and more
  13. San Benito County: Rides, Maps, Mentors, and More, including Advocacy Tips
  14. FAQs: Are bicycle helmets required in Cali?
  15. 9th Anniversary Guide to HER Helmet Thursdays Spots in Monterey County
  16. Master Calendar for Bicycling Monterey County
  17. Contact / Subscribe / Online Social Media
  18. DIRECTORY: Monterey County Bicycling Resources / Bike Community Leaders
  19. Guest Post: There’s Nothing Like Riding a Bike
  20. Thank You, 2018 Contributors to Bicycling Monterey

In addition to the above, you may want to check out the Twitter streams of Bicycling Monterey ( and of the HER Helmet Thursdays Project ( These are sometimes displayed as a widget in this site’s sidebar. The Twitter streams include news not found on this site. They also occasionally include some community conversations that are only fully visible if you have a Twitter account and click on “Tweets and Replies,” and click through (including on original tweet and various responses) to catch the threads as well. (See an example below, @herhelmetthurs tweet.)

Questions? Phone Bicycling Monterey. 

Wherever you ride, if you’ve not been biking through the seasons—rain, cold temps, and more, here’s to spring!

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Thank you,


(Photo: 2009, the year Bicycling Monterey was founded)


This post was published on 2 March 2019.

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