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Feb 1-21 voting period: Best of Monterey County® 2018

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Update: Here are the top nominees in bike-related categories.
  • Best Bike Shop: Bay Bikes, Bobcat, Peninsula Bike Works, Winning Wheels, and Work Horse Bicycles.
  • Best Place to Bike / Mountain Bike: Fort Ord, Laguna Seca, Pebble Beach, Rec Trail, and Toro Park.
There are also many HER Helmet Thursdays businesses and organizations that were named top nominees in various categories. When you’re voting, keep these bike-friendly places in mind: HER Helmet Thursdays Guide – 8th Anniversary Edition

For Best Green/Eco Trend of 2018, Biking was not among the top nominees. Choose from five other worthy nominees: Composting, Electric Cars, No Straws, Reusable Bags, and Solar Panels.

To vote, go to

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The Monterey County Weekly’s annual Best of Monterey County® Readers’ Poll is a chance to bring attention to BICYCLING and the best bike-related places, organizations, and more. Now through January 28, 2018, the Weekly invites everyone (county residents, visitors, or admirers from afar) to suggest nominations for categories such as…

Best Green/Eco Trend: BICYCLING!

(Why nominate bicycling? Transportation is a major contributor to carbon emissions.)

Additional categories for bike-related nominations include:


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The Weekly’s poll is a 2-step process—nominations and voting. You can participate in either or both:
  1. Through January 28: Nominate your favorites.
  2. February 1-21. The top nominees will be in a drop-down menu for voting.
Note: The Weekly’s rules require that you make nominations in at least 20 categories. Need more bike-friendly ideas?

Consider nominating your favorites among the hundreds of businesses and organizations throughout Monterey County that give discounts on Thursdays to people who bike! Here’s a list of them to choose from:

HER Helmet Thursdays Guide – 8th Anniversary Edition


This post was published on 14 January 2018. One or more changes last made to this post on 28 March 2018.

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