Santa Monica Bike to Work Day PitstopsÂ &
4th Annual Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour!
Did you take the pledge?Â PledgeÂ hereÂ to ride your bike on Bike to Work Day and you could win a new folding bike from REI and other great prizes!
If your ride is long or a full day at work makes it a challenge to pedal home, go multi-modal:
Big Blue BusÂ joinsÂ Metro (and other transit)Â to offerÂ FREE ridesÂ to bicyclists all day onÂ May 15th.Â Bring your bike or helmet on board a Big Blue Bus and you can ride for free.
- Read ourÂ tpsÂ for bringing your bike on board Big Blue.
- BBB encourages bike safety, visitÂ www.bike.smgov.netÂ for additional information.
Santa Monica Bike to Work Pit Stops:
note: if you know of other Pitstops not listed – lets us know and we will add them!
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Santa Monica SpokeÂ &Â Co-OpportunityÂ 6:30am -9am 16th and Broadway CoÂ -host a Bike to Work Pit Stop. Coffee, Juice, breakfast food and healthy snacks!
You are also invited to join us for 4th AnnualÂ BIKE FROM WORK Handlebar Happy Hour Mixer, 5-9pm
NEW VENUE Areal Restaurant, 2820 Main Street
City of Santa Monica, 6-9am,Â Santa Monica City Hall, 1685 Main Street, there will be giveaways, continental breakfast, hot and cold beverages and gift packs for bikers, also lots of bicycling information.Â Santa Monica Spoke will be here too!
Helens Cycles,Â Â 7:30-10AM, 2501 Broadway, Free
Bike safety checks, coupons, information, snacks and giveaways
DTLA BicyclesÂ 10am -7pm,Â 700 Wilshire Blvd.
Free safety checks and 10% off there entire purchase by mentioning â€œI Ride LAâ€
Santa Monica Bike Center,Â 6:30-10am, 1555 2nd Street (corner of 2nd and Colorado)
Free Safety Checks, and made to order gourmet peanut butter and ‘your favorite topping’ sandwiches andÂ coffee will be available for bike commuters!Â
Santa Monica College, 8am-12pm, 1744 Pearl Street, Check out the new bike parking corral,Â The Santa Monica College Bicycle Club and Bike SMC Campaign will be providing a pit stop for students and other commuters riding out to or around the West Side. TheyÂ will be giving out patch kits, have a free mini tune up service, servingÂ a continental breakfast and Cliff Bars, as well as assisting with routes and provide any information a commuter needs or wants.
Pearl Street Bike Park on Santa Monica College’s campus
Crossroads School, 7:15-9:30am, 1729 21st Street (just south of Olympic Blvd),Â
Cold drinks, snacks, giveaways
Colorado Center, 8-10am, 2401 Broadway,Â Corner of Broadway and Cloverfield – Northeast Corner. Fruit, water and snacks
Water Garden Commuter CenterÂ 8-10am, 2450 Colorado
Water, snacks and fruit
Moore Ruble Yudell, 8-10am 933 Pico Blvd,
Bottles of water as well as a larger container of water to refill bottles/thermos and fruit & granola bar.
Areal Restaurant,Â 10am-11pm, 2820 Main Street,
Free coffees & fountain drinks as well as refilling of water bottles. 20% off any food purchase by mentioning that you biked to work Thursday May 16th.
O’Brien’s Irish 2226 Wilshire BlvdÂ 11:30am-11pm,Â 2226 Wilshire Blvd
Two for one burgers for Cyclists
Golden Pedal Awards
Itâ€™s time again for the Golden Pedal Awards, Metroâ€™s annual bicycle story competition! Do you or someone you know have a great story to tell about your bicycle commute? What do you love about bicycling to school or work? Tell themÂ about your victoriesâ€”whether it be the hills you conquer every morning, bicycling to school with your children, or your clever shortcut that lets you zip past traffic.
No matter your age or ability level, Metro wants to hear about your cycling success story, you define what is a bicycling success story and theyÂ are interested in hearing about it.
Nominate yourself or someone else for an award. Winners will receive a number of fun prizes and will be featured on The Source!
Tell your story here