Tag Archives: Handlebar Happy Hour

Handlebar Happy Hour: Rusty’s

Celebrate Bike Month!

Most+Loved+Logo+anytimeThis month we visit Buy Localism Most Loved SM Happy Hour Finalist each week. This week we visit Rusty’s Surf Ranch on the Santa Monica Pier.

Come celebrate all things bike. socialize, talk bikes, give input ….
Have FUN!

Log miles over smiles and learn how to join the Nation Bike Challenge and ride for Team Bike Santa Monica! 
Learn about all the great events for Bike Month and Bike to Work Week!

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Nat’l Bike Challenge

In its simplest form, the Challenge is an easy logging center for you to record the miles you ride while competing with other riders all over the country. But the National Bike Challenge is so much more than that. It is a community of people who all share a love of riding bikes. With competition possibilities on the local, state and national level, it is a free and easy way to challenge yourself, colleagues and the greater community to ride more. The Challenge aims to unite 100,000 riders to pedal 75 million miles from May 1, 2016 until September 30, 2016. Now in its fifth year, the Challenge is a successful partnership between PeopleForBikes and Kimberly-Clark’s Cottonelle Products brand.

It doesn’t matter if you’re riding hundreds of miles a week or just getting back in the saddle, you are welcome in the National Bike Challenge. Now get rolling!

Join the Challenge and ride with us on team
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After you sign up for the National Bike Challenge. and create your account – join team Bike Santa Monica!

The National Bike Challenge officially starts May 1st. We are already warming up in April – don’t wait join now! This year there are 4 apps you can choose from to record your participation. Visit the app gallery here. IT”S EASY!

Santa Monica Spoke is the local community host – Our TEAM Bike Santa Monica is a collaboration with City of Santa Monica, Bike Local,  and the Santa Monica Bike Center. Together we host lots of events like our Handlebar Happy Hours throughout the challenge!

Handlebar Happy Hour: Solidarity

For April Handlebar Happy Hour goes international with a visit to Solidarity!!

formerly WARSZAWA

Come celebrate all things bike.bike_local_sticker
Always fun, always family friendly!
Socialize, talk bikes, give input ….

Handlebar Happy Hour: Ashland Hill

February Handlebar Happy Hour!

This month we head to the new Craft Beer and Wine Garden, Ashland Hill. Come celebrate all things bike.
Always fun, always family friendly!
Socialize, talk bikes, give input ….

Ashland Hill


Countri Bike Meets Breeze: Video

We had such a blast with Countri Bike’s Jeffrey Tanenhaus yesterday!

We met at 26th & Broadway, Hulu headquarters at the Colorado Center Park to ride with Jeffrey on the last leg of his cross country journey through Santa Monica to the finish line and the end of Route 66 at the top of the Santa Monica Pier. The energetic happy group rode on Broadway with SO MANY Breeze Bikes — and picking up more along the way!

We had a super fun finish line ribbon cutting with press, photographers and a great crowd enjoying the festivities. Jeffrey is always saying he’s met SO MANY wonderful people on his journey across the US — but nothing like this fun event that brought such a crowd — including folks from near and far that came out to help us celebrate the finish line of Jeffrey’s wonderful tour.

We will have the photo gallery up soon, Including riding through the finish line!
For now enjoy the video of smiles, bikes, NYC & SM Bike Share all together having a great ride.