Tag Archives: #BikeMonth

Bike Night at Union Station

Metro Bike Night Union StationBike Night is more than just bikes. You are invited to Bike Night at Union Station, hosted by Metro and partners. Join us for music from Jungle Fire, raffles and games, awesome prizes from Public Bikes and Tern Bicycles

The highlight of the evening, a bicycle fashion show which will feature works by OTIS Fashion Design students under the direction of Todd Oldham, presented with a sneak preview of the Downtown LA bike share Metro Bikes.

Bike Night is free and will feature special guests, live music and entertainment, complementary bike valet, and non-hosted food trucks and vending.

This spectacular evening wraps up Metro’s 2016 Bike Month.

Handlebar Happy Hour: The Upper West

Celebrate Bike Month!

Each week this month we visit Buy Localism Most Loved SM Happy Hour Finalists. This week we visit The Upper West in the Pico Neighborhood.

HH Drink Menu May 25 HH Food Menu May 25

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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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Movie Screening: CARLESS in LA

In celebration of METRO’s new Expo 2 line to Santa Monica + Bike Month You are cordially invited to the premiere of the feature documentary

CARLESS in LA: one woman’s car-free trek thru Los Angeles

Panelist and Q&A Discussion to follow featuring Diego Cardoso of METRO; Jonathan Parfrey of CicLAvia; Aaron Paley formerly of CicLAvia; Cynthia Rose Director Santa Monica Spoke and filmmaker Katie Rogers

PLEASE NOTE: This is a private screening with limited seating. RSVP to KatieRogers777@gmail.com with your name and email to ensure your seat.

We are organizing a group ride that will meet at the 4th Street Expo Terminus Station (near corner of 5th and Colorado near the bike racks) and ride to the Laemmle for the show!
– Meet at 6:00pm ROLL AT 6:15pm
– Free Bike Valet: Opens at 6:15pm
– Panel discussion and a reception follow the movie

 

Camp Coffee

Ballona Creek Camp Coffee – Special Bike Week Edition – BYO coffee & share breakfast outdoors!   7am Coffee Outside

Camp coffee gatherings add adventure to everyday routines! For us it’s #BallonaCreekCampCoffee!

The best part of waking up… Is #‎coffeeoutside in your cup! Join us for #‎ballonacreekcampcoffee on the jetty off of Poseur Bridge in between MDR and Playa. Here’s location and our route.
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!

Orchestra Santa Monica: “From France to Vienna”

“From France to Vienna”

Steven Vanhauwaert, piano
Allen Robert Gross, Music Director

Beethoven: Overture to “The Creatures of Prometheus”
Saint-Saëns: Piano Concerto No. 2
Beethoven: Symphony No. 2

Special: Arrive by bike* and save up to 33%

*or bring a selfie of you on a bike.  Adults $20  (instead of $30)College $10 (instead of $15)K-12 $5   (instead of $10). Purchase tickets at the door or RSVP here for link to purchase tickets in advance

— Contributing Concert Sponsors: Mimi Yu and Alex Chai —

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A joyous symphony written in deepest despair – Beethoven’s Second Symphony concludes our season. The remarkable Belgian pianist Steven Vanhauwaert performs Saint-Saëns’ sparkling Second Piano Concerto, while the program opens with Beethoven’s celebrated Overture to”The Creatures of Prometheus”.

For more information: www.OrchestraSantaMonica.org  or 310.525.7618

Family, Bikes on Expo Tour

 

Let’s go Multi-Modal with the Whole Family.

Expo Line Opens to Santa Monica on May 20th. Lets Celebrate with the whole family!
With funding from our partners at Metro lets take a ride on Expo, Kids Bikes and All!
We start at 17th Expo Station take a short ride on the Expo II Bike Path and then jump on Expo to Exposition Park for a short ride around the Rose Garden, then back to Santa Monica. Fun for the whole family.

Start time planned for 10am,
Receive a FREE Expo II Commemorative t-shirt when you pre-register.
One for each child plus One adult shirt per family., while supplies last!

FINAL UPDATES will be posted here
To REGISTER fill in the form below!
Registration limited please RSVP today

Bike + Train Tour SM

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Learn to connect bikes to transit with PUBLIC Bikes & Sustainable Streets, free Breeze ride and tap card!
The first 50 people who sign up for the event get a free few hours on Breeze Bikes and a little bike/train tour of SM.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/1391591250878829/
Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-streets-bike-train-tour-sm-tickets-25145673386

10am- 4pm

Expo II Opens

Expo More to Explore

Opening Ceremony

If you want to see Expo Train break through ribbon be at 5th and Colorado at 9:45am 

Info posted as it is confirmed also see smgov.net/expo

Ride Expo for FREE today and tomorrow!

More Buy Local Expo Line Celebrations & Special Offers

More celebrating with Free ride time on Breeze Bike Share May 19th – 21st

An opening ceremony hosted by Metro will kick off service on the Expo Line, which is the first scheduled passenger train in Santa Monica since the Red Car ended service in 1948. There will be a banner break just east of the Downtown Station located at Colorado and 4th Street. Elected officials from Los Angeles, Metro, Expo and Santa Monica will converge to officially open the seven stations that are part of the Expo Line Phase 2 extension. The line is expected to be open to the public in the afternoon and rides will be free.

For more information about opening weekend check back here or go to  metro.net/moreexpo

Handlebar Happy Hour: AREAL

6th Annual Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour!
Celebrate Bike to Work Week and Bike Month!

Free ride time on Breeze Bike Share May 19th – 21st

Bonus: This year we have TWO to visit! Bike Week / HBHH 2016

This year we return to Areal on Main, and this years Buy Localism Most Loved SM Happy Hour!
Certified Silver Level Bike Friendly Business by the League of American Bicyclist
And Public Bikes also on Main!

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!

Bike to Day Pit Stops

Most+Loved+Logo+anytimeThis year we return to Areal on Main,  this years Buy Localism Most Loved SM Happy Hour WiNNER!

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Morning Pit Stops: BTWD

Santa Monica Bike to Work Day Pitstops 2016
& our 6th Annual Bike FROM Work Handlebar Happy Hour at Areal Restaurant

Bonus: This year we have TWO to visit! Public Bikes at 2714 Main Street 90405 is also hosting a Handlebar Happy Hour supporting SM Spoke! 5:30-7:30pm 

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Did you take the pledge? 
If your ride is long or a full day at work makes it a challenge to pedal home, go multi-modal: , Big Blue Bus joins Metro (and other transit) to offer FREE rides to bicyclists all day on May 19th. Bring your bike or helmet on board a Big Blue Bus and you can ride for free.

Full list Bike Week, Bike Month & Bike Local SM Specials 2016

Free ride time on Breeze Bike Share May 19th – 21st

2016, Santa Monica Bike to Work Pit Stops:
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note: if you know of other Pitstops not listed – lets us know and we will add them!
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City of Santa Monica, the grand-daddy of all Bike to Work Pit Stops! 6-9am, 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. Organized by City of Santa Monica in partnership with METRO and Santa Monica Spoke.
Local Business partner with this pit stop:
     • The Albright –  258 Santa Monica Pier  90401 free treats!  http://thealbright.com
     • Yogurtland Santa Monica –  304 Santa Monica Boulevard  90401 –coupons for free
yogurt! Or stop by their store during Bike Week for coupons for 3oz off when you mention
“Bike Local SM!”  http://www.Instagram.com/YogurtlandSM

Santa Monica Spoke 7am -9am 17th and Broadway Bike to Work Pit Stop. Coffee, Juice, breakfast food and healthy snacks!

Santa Monica Spoke  9:30am – 10:30 at 1640 5th Street, south of the Expo Terminus at SM Spoke HQ.

Office of Assemblymember Richard Bloom 50th District2600 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405 Bike to Work Day Pit Stop 8:30-10:30am. Stop by on your bike ride to work, Light snacks and refreshments, legislative resources and promotional bike items.

Areal Restaurant, 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

Crossroads School, 7-10am, 1729 21st Street (just south of Olympic Blvd),
Cold drinks, snacks, water, giveaways FUN

GIANT SANTA MONICA –  2411 Main Street 90405
Save 10%-15% off MSRP on select bikes + accessories. Free Bike Safety Checks. Free $40 Helmet with $400 Bike Purchase.  http://www.giantsantamonica.com/en-us/

Moore Ruble Yudell –  933 Pico Boulevard  90405 Bike to Work Pit Stop on Thursday,  from 7-9 a.m.  http://www.moorerubleyudell.com

Next Salon –  2400 Main Street  #C3 90405  Bike to Work Pit Stop from 7-9 a.m.
$20.00 gift card to Main Street Santa Monica bikers to use any time at Next Salon. http://www.nextsalon.com

Natural Resources Defense Council 1314 2nd St, Santa Monica, CA 90401 Bike to Work Day Pit Stop from 10am-3pm. Water station, bike pump and granola bars

Helens Cycles,  6:30-10AM, 2501 Broadway, 90404

Free bike safety checks, water bottles coupons, information, Bonk Breaker Bars & drinks out front of the store http://helenscycles.com

Colorado Center, 8-10am, 2400 Broadway, Corner of Broadway and Cloverfield – Water and Giveaways!

Santa Monica College, Center for Environmental and Urban Studies, 8am – 10am, 1744 Pearl Street, Across the street from 1744 Pearl Street, in the bike parking corral area, The SMC Bike Club will be providing a pit stop for students and other commuters riding out to or around the West Side. Roll on over forbagels, coffee, parfaits and fruit.

Santa Monica Bike Center, 7:00 am – 12:00 pm1555 2nd Street (corner of 2nd and Colorado) Come visit our Pit Stop on Thursday, We will have juice, coffee, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, bike maps, and informational materials!

Cynergy Cycles, 2300 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, 90404
Bike Week:
FREE Safety Checks on all brands of bikes, 20% off Helmets, 10% off all Bike Accessories BOGO on select Road Tires www.cynergycycles.com

Bike Attack SANTA MONICA –  2400 Main Street Thursday May 19th 
15% off MSRP on select bikes & accessories. Free Mini-Tune-up. Free Kali Helmet with $400 Bike Purchase.  www.bikeattack.com

Bike Attack Electric+ –  2904 Main Street Thursday May 19th
15% off MSRP on select electric bikes & accessories. Free Mini-Tune-up. Free Kali Helmet with E-Bike Purchase.  www.electricbikeattack.com

IZIP Store, 9am – 6pm 2830 Main St: (90405) 10% off Accessories and Services. Free Safety Checks (use promo code “RIDE2WORK”) 

Water Garden Commuter Center 8-10am, 2450 Colorado
We will have water, snacks, and giveaways!

Please check back here for added listings & specials!

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