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Thank you for your interest in Bicycling Monterey. Best way to reach us is by phone.

Since founded in 2009, all work by Bicycling Monterey’s founder on this website and on all other Bicycling Monterey projects has been done as an unpaid volunteer. To help support this work, and for FAQs, please click here.

Phone calls

  • You are welcome to phone any day or hour that is convenient for you.
  • Voice calls only (no texts). Phone 831.375.6278.
  • We’re happy to pick up your call immediately whenever possible. To avoid telemarketers, we don’t pick up calls immediately unless caller ID displays your name or we are familiar with your number. 
  • If we don’t pick up immediately and you’d like a return call, please leave a message that includes a callback number with a United States area code. 
  • If you do not receive a callback, perhaps your callback number or message were unclear. Please feel free tcall again. You may also want to check that your voicemail is set up to receive messages and is not full.

Postal mail

ADDRESS: Mari Lynch, Founder / Bicycling Monterey / PO Box 3041 / Monterey, CA 93942-3041

Social Media

(1) Communicating via social media
  • Our social media accounts have notifications set to “off,” so replies may be delayed.
  • Also, replies to social media communications cannot be promised. Phone calls are welcome anytime!
(2) Following: Where to find Bicycling Monterey on social media
Twitter: Since 2009 @bikemonterey / Bicycling Monterey is active on Twitter.

In addition, although less active, there’s a separate account for the HER Helmet Thursdays Project / @HERHelmetThurs.

Other social media platforms:

  • Instagram Bicycling Monterey is minimally active on Instagram, a Facebook company.
  • Facebook: Bicycling Monterey has no Facebook account. (FYI, in December 2015, founder Mari Lynch became active on Facebook for the first time, with a personal account. Mari devoted her FB account primarily to posts about bicycling.)
  • Youtube: A few videos created by Bicycling Monterey are posted on Google’s video platform Youtube; click here. For more videos, refer to Bicycling Monterey’s videos section.
(3) Sharing 
  • You are welcome and encouraged to share links to, or links to posts and pages of this website. 
  • If you want to share more than a link—such as Bicycling Monterey photos or text (beyond what’s auto-generated by Facebook or other social media platforms when you share a link)—it’s necessary to first request and receive written permission from us.


  • You are welcome to phone us anytime. Except for acknowledging requests to subscribe, our available volunteer hours no longer allow responding to emails. 
  • Do you prefer emailing to phoning? If you have a general question or comment about bicycling in Monterey Countysomething not specific to the Bicycling Monterey website and projects—consider emailing one of the other Monterey County bicycling resources.

Subscribe to Bicycling Monterey

Send us an email, from the address that you’d like subscribed. Please include your name and how you found out about Bicycling Monterey. 
  • If you wish, we also enjoy hearing what subscribers’ bike-related interests are. However, if you’d like a response (other than being subscribed), please phone us. Thank you.
  • Emails are not currently sent to subscribers alerting them to every new post. Instead, subscribers receive an infrequent newsletter, “Bike Buzz” (click here for a sampling), or other infrequent email communications from us.
  • If you’d like to catch bike news more frequently, follow @bikemonterey on Twitter.

Privacy Policy

We use our subscribers’ contact information only to contact you ourselves.

Bicycling Monterey’s privacy policy is detailed, in support of and in compliance with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Permissions requests

Respect copyright. All material on this website is copyright protected. The internet has made theft of intellectual property easy; it has not made theft ethical, or legal.
  • Before any reuse of Bicycling Monterey photos, text, or other material, phone us to discuss your need for reuse of material, and to obtain an email address where you may send your written request. 
  • To learn more, refer to our copyright page.

Submit a guest post, etc.

If you’d like to submit a guest post—or photo, art, or other content—for the Bicycling Monterey website, please phone us before submitting it. 

Policy on products and services mentioned

Since founded in 2009, throughout Bicycling Monterey’s first decade, and still the case as of our 12th anniversary in May 2021, all information published on this website has been provided for your consideration solely as a public service. No financial compensation has been received for any references to individuals, organizations, services, or products.

This may or may not change later in 2021. For any possible policy updates, or if you have any questions, please phone us anytime. For a related notice, click here.

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In case you missed it…

For over a decade, this website and all other Bicycling Monterey projects have been provided as an unpaid public service by Bicycling Monterey’s founder.

  • To make a financial contribution to the Bicycling Monterey work, and for FAQs, click here.
  • To contribute project supplies, or to volunteer time, please phone us.