Comment Policy

Making a comment (aka “leave a reply”) on Bicycling Monterey posts:
  1. If a comment does not get posted, it was probably caught in the spam filter. Feel free to contact us.
  2. Anonymous comments will not be posted. You may comment using only your first or middle name (no need for your full name). 
  3. Bicycling Monterey values your privacy, as emphasized on our privacy policy page.
  4. It is not necessary to subscribe to this site in order to make a comment.
  5. Generally, we don’t respond to comments. If you’d like a response, please contact us.
The Bicycling Monterey site is a place to share the joys—and challenges—of biking, and to offer solutions to challenges, helping to build a more bike-friendly world. If your comment addresses a challenge, kindly keep the tone respectful.
But I’ve got a beef about biking! *%@#^!”

Back on January 27, 2012, we noted this statement by Erik Schmidt of Santa Cruz: “The number of blogs with ‘rants’ in the title is a testament to the fact that on the internet, rants are not only accepted, but encouraged. Where else but on the internet is it a weird badge of honor to be someone who rants?”

Erik’s statement reflects Bicycling Monterey’s standards and values—and those of many others, e.g., note the Monterey County Weekly’s detailed comment policy: