Every month we gather for great fun, beverages and AWESOME company!
We gather during May for Bike Month weekly! Come join us – all are welcome!
For our 1st HBHH in May for Bike Month we are heading to West 4th & Jane – voted Most Loved Santa Monica BAR/PUB – Winner 2018 and a finalist forMost Loved Santa Monica 2019– 2019 winners announced May 7th).
Celebrate #BikeLocalSM, our Buy Local SM businesses, happy hour + new friends at our monthly events! Learn about upcoming local bike events + find out about and connect with us at SM Spoke… as we visit and introduce you to some of our Buy Local SM businesses. Eat Local, Drink Local, Buy Local AND Bike Local SM!
Camp coffee gatherings add adventure to everyday routines! For us it’s #BallonaCreekCampCoffee!
Special Bike Week Edition on the jetty off of Poseur Bridge in between MDR and Playa. Here’s location and our route. We will be cooking breakfast food to share too! Join the Fun. Questions?
Bring the stuff to BYO “brew you own” or just bring a full cup of your morning beverage with you 🙂 Search Instagram for lots of photos, #ballonacreekcampcoffee. If you’re on the east side look up with #larivercampcoffee!
Hard to believe it was three years ago we were celebrating the announcement of our Bike Friendly Community Silver Award from the League of American Bicyclists, Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC).
Now as we continue our quest for GOLD, join us on a Guided City Tour of some of our newest bike lanes, infrastructure and MANGo. We will start with a visit to the nearly complete Esplanade and our DTSM protected 2 way cycle track and the Expo II 4th Street Station. Give input, ask questions hear about what’s up next – The ride begins in front of Santa Monica City, 1685 Main Street meet at 5:00pm
We dined Monday at a favorite local eatery, the Veggie Grill! Veggie Grill will donate 33% of all receipts* for customers that mentioned Santa Monica Spoke all day!
Opening Ceremony If you want to see Expo Train break through ribbon be at 5th and Colorado at 9:45am
Expo Line to Santa Monica Fact Sheet
Metro’s Expo Line to Santa Monica opens on May 20th, with seven new stations and 6.6 miles of rail. The $1.5 billion light rail to the Paci c Ocean extends from the existing Expo Line Culver City station to Downtown Santa Monica station, linking Westside neighborhoods and expanding the Metro Rail system to over 100 miles. Connecting Downtown LA to Downtown Santa Monica, the Expo Line is sustainable, cost effective, and a great alternative to the gridlock on the I-10 freeway.
project at a glance
> Extends from existing Expo Line Culver City station to Downtown Santa Monica station, adding 6.6 miles of new rail > Direct access to the Paci c Ocean
> Expands Metro Rail system to over 100 miles > Approximate 46-minute* ride from Downtown LA toDowntown Santa Monica
> Three new Park & Ride Lots (fees will apply) > Extensive Bike Path
> Bike racks and bike lockers
> All new stations feature public artworks
7 new stations
> Westwood/Rancho Park
> Expo/Sepulveda > Expo/Bundy > 26th St/Bergamot > 17th St/SMC > Downtown Santa Monica
*Data from nal environmental impact report, December 2005.