It’s been a couple of busy weekends with the help of some amazing bike parking volunteers!
The month started off with Sunset Celebration Weekend in Menlo Park on June 1 -2. We had two beautiful days of bike riding weather where over 350 cyclists took advantage of our valet bike parking to enjoy the event.
The following weekend, June 9, brought us Silicon Valley Tour de Cure, the... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is excited to announce that we will be providing valet bicycle parking at the annual San Jose Jazz Summer Fest, one of the most popular music festivals in the West. Which means that we need bike parking volunteers.
Every year, San Jose Jazz strives to bring great international artists to San Jose for Summer Fest, a three day extravaganza. This year is no... read the whole note.
Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition is excited to announce that we will be providing valet bicycle parking at the 33rd Annual Fountain Blues Festival. Which means that we need bike parking volunteers.
Come enjoy some of the greatest blues musicians including featured artist John Mayall while providing attendees that bike to the event peace of mind knowing that their bicycle is being... read the whole note.
We have all seen the bike skeletons at train stations, shopping centers, and schools. They serve as sad reminders of the perils of parking one's bike in a public place. The vultures come through and strip the carcass, leaving rusting frames sans saddles and posts, wheels, and lights. Or worst yet, they take the entire bike, leaving no traces, and bedevil the poor owner, now ride-less. Anyone... read the whole note.
Join SVBC to help provide bike parking at the next Stanford Football home game. The game is against Oregon State. Kick-off is 12 Noon. Volunteers should be ready at 11:00. To volunteer, contact Jim Manitakos, (408) 373-6734 or email@example.com. Some parking passes are available, as well as opportunity to watch part of the game.
Join SVBC for valet bike parking at the next Stanford Football home game. This game is against Washington State. Kick-off is 3:15. Volunteers should be ready at 2:15. To volunteer, contact Jim Manitakos, (408) 373-6734 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Some parking passes are available.
Stanford Football (ranked no. 9 nationwide) just announced the first daytime game of the year: 12:00 noon on Saturday 10/6. It's a perfect opportunity to use the best (and greenest) transport mode in the world to attend the game! SVBC volunteers will lovingly safeguard bicycles at three bike corrals at the game. There is no reason not to bicycle to the game, and eight billion reasons to... read the whole note.
Our friends at Greenbelt Alliance are once again coordinating a Park(ing) Day event in downtown San José. Come join us and several of our community partners this Friday, September 21, as we reclaim public space!
We'll be set up at 25 West San Fernando Street, if front of Mezcal Restaurant. Park your bike with us and stick around to let us know what you think about all the new bike... read the whole note.
There are many harrowing jobs in this world. Fire jumpers, SWAT team members, USCG rescue divers all put their life on the line day in and day out and reap the satisfaction of a job well done. But can any of them match the devotion and satisfaction of being a bike guard? Thousands of alternative transportation advocates, on the front line of the climate change battle, entrust their precious... read the whole note.
Every season, SVBC volunteers organize a massive effort to guard the bicycle parking corrals at Stanford home football games. At the corrals near gates 2, 4, and 6, we have kept thousands of bicycles securely guarded each year. The 2012 season is upon us, and we need YOU to help keep thousands of Cardinal fans riding their bikes to the games, confident in the security of our guarded parking... read the whole note.