|May 24th, 11:30am – 12am at the Library Alehouse
Bike month is still in full swing. Meet your cycling friends at the Library Alehouse on May 24th for lunch, appetizers, dinner and/or drinks. The Alehouse will donate 10% of your purchase to support their work.
Between 3 and 5 pm Patrick Brady, author of No-Drop Zone, will sign his book “in the library.” Stay into the evening for a fabulous raffle that includes two KHS bicycles, gear from REI and Patagonia, helmets from Nutcase, haircuts from Luxelab, lunch from Joe’s Restaurant, Bar Pintxo, Real Food Daily, Alehouse gift certificates, books, videos and much more!
Free bike valet from 5 PM to 11:30 PM.
Please bring your friends and join us for a fun time with bikes on Main Street.
Hope to see you there!
The first ride scheduled back in March was rained out. It has been rescheduled for this Saturday!
Please note this ride is on Saturday 5/21
When: Saturday, May 21, 2011
Where: SMMoA at Bergamot
Join us for a day of culture, style, and cycling! This half-day bike excursion includes:
A tour of SMMoA’s current exhibitions
-Marco Brambilla: The Dark Lining
–Simmons and Burke: In Media(s) Res, Media(s) In Res
–Park Studio: State of Mind
Join SMMoA today and receive free admission to Cycle Chic and many other exclusive member benefits!
FELT Bicycles will lend bikes to individuals on a first come, fist serve basis. Sizes and styles vary.
Please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Riders are welcome to stay on Main Street for a guided walking tour or return to SMMoA. Ride leadership provided by Santa Monica SPOKE.
About Cycle Chic™: Sparked in Copenhagen, Denmark to celebrate the cycling capital’s perennial style and sensibility, Cycle Chic™ inspires sartorial riding in urban cities all over the world.
About Santa Monica’s Buy Local Program: This is a campaign created by representatives of the Santa Monica business community and the City of Santa Monica to support the economic and environmental benefits of choosing local first.
In the case of rain, this event will be canceled.
Event Partners: Cycle Chic™, Blue McRight, W3 Architects/Warren Wagner, FELT Bicycles, Buy Local Santa Monica, Main Street Merchants Association, Santa Monica SPOKE
In-kind snacks and refreshments generously provided by Clif Bar and O.N.E. Coconut Water.
Celebrate Bike to Work Day with us at Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar.
Pourtal will be donating 15% of all tasting sales to LACBC and Santa Monica Spoke all night with Happy Hour food and wine specials offered 4 to 7pm. Plus there will be a chance to win some other cool prizes, including free wine!
Free Bike Valet hosted by Santa Monica Spoke 4-7pm
Bike to Work Day
Thursday, May 19th
– 4-7pm Free Bike Valet
Pourtal Wine Tasting Bar, 104 Santa Monica Blvd
also Pourtal will be donating to LACBC through it’s Angel Share Program
Angel Shares Happy Hour
$6 Glasses, $6 Appetizers & 15% of all Tasting Sales to Charity.
Monday All Night • Tuesday through Friday 4pm to 7pm
Our Angel Shares Happy Hour is a chance to enjoy some fine wines with friends while giving back to your favorite non-profit organization. The term describes the portion of wine that evaporates from the barrel during fermentation. Winemakers have long called this the “Angel’s Share”.
Pourtal will donate 15% of all Enomatic tasting sales during Happy Hour to LACBC from May 15th to the 31st.
Bring your beach chair or a blanket and join us in the park on Sunday for a meeting to hear what Spoke is doing, talk about bikes, the City’s Bike Action Plan or just come hang out to say hi!
We’ll meet at Broadway Park around 3:00 to soak up some of that beautiful Santa Monica weather and to chat and get acquainted before the meeting scheduled to begin at 3:30.
Date Sunday, May 15th
Place Broadway Park, 2500 Broadway, (1 block west of Helen’s Cycles)
Please bring any questions or comments you have or just kick back and listed to what going on. Among other things we will be sharing information on the current status of the Bicycle Action Plan for Santa Monica and talking about the community meeting the city is hosting on Monday the 16th. This Monday is an important meeting where we’ll get another look at the progress of Santa Monica’s bike plan and have the opportunity contribute and give input. Next week is Bike to Work Week. If you like you can also sign up to volunteer for some of the events planned.
We look forward to seeing you!
The next important step in the process to formulate Santa Monica’s Bicycle Action Plan is Monday, May 16th when the city will host a workshop for community input. Community input is essential for creating a Bicycle Acton Plan that will be effective and useful for residents and visitors to Santa Monica.
Free Bike Valet will be provided by the city.
Please spread the word, we look forward to seeing you there!
When: May 16th
Time: 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Where: Santa Monica Civic (east wing), 1855 Main Street
Ride your bike – bike valet will be provided.
The Civic Center is accessible by Big Blue Bus lines 2, 3, Rapid 3, 4, 7, 8, and 9.
Update: the meeting time has been corrected and will begin at 6:30pm