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5/6     Next Friday 5/13 is Bike to Work Day.
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Forum The 16th Annual Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 13th, 2010 16th Annual Bike to Work Day The San Francisco Bay Area's 16th Annual Bike to Work Day will take place on Thursday, May 13th, 2010. Bike to Work Day is the premier bicycling event taking place in all of Northern California with all nine Bay Area counties participating in the celebration. The event is just one day of many events taking place in May as part of National Bike Month. Alameda As part of National Bike to Work Week, the local cycling group Bike Alameda has worked with local officials so that one traffic lane on the Fruitvale Miller-Sweeney Bridge will be reserved for riders on Thursday Bike to Work Day, during peak commuting hours. In addition, bikers can take advantage of free tuneups, refreshments, valet parking, discounts on movie tickets, cocktails and other treats around the Island as part of Bike to Work Week -- starting Saturday. Bay Area Street Portraits: Terri Submitted by andrew on Fri, 05/07/2010 - 10:17am Terri Saul paints impossible childhood fantasies on canvas. Inspired by her Choctaw-Chickasaw roots as well as memories of childhood bike rides through the outer edges of Los Angeles, many of Terri's paintings combine classic Tour de France imagery with the regalia of Native American dancers. And now, her daughter Lydia, too, is taking to the magic and independence of the bicycle. Media In years past, my awareness of Bike to Work Day was limited to the day it was taking place. Bicycling downtown, I would notice the increase in the number of people riding bikes and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Energizer Stations were along my route with cheerful volunteers offering coffee, tips and encouragement, and my morning mind would slowly realize what was going on. Alameda In the next few weeks, Bay Area residents will be encouraged to get outside, hop on a bike and ride. There are plenty of benefits for those who choose to take the challenge. Alameda students started their Bike to School Week yesterday. Adults can participate in a Bike to Work Day next Thursday, May 13. Alamedans working in Oakland can join the celebration at Frank Ogawa Plaza next to Oakland City Hall. Watch "Are You Ready" - Episode 2 Submitted by andrew on Thu, 05/06/2010 - 6:30pm Watch Episode 2 of this 5 part series on Team Bike Challenge members getting psyched up and ready to bike to work. In this episode a cowgirl lassos her tricycle to get to work. Stay posted to see how all 5 teammates get ready in the morning and what happens when they all show up at work together in the final of this 5 part video sequence! Free Ferry Rides on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 13 Submitted by andrew on Thu, 05/06/2010 - 3:47pm The Alameda Harbor Bay and Alameda/Oakland ferries announced this week that bicyclists can ride free the ferries all day on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 13, 2010. To get the free ride, you have to have your bike with you when you board the ferry. This is the fifth year that the ferries have participated in the annual Bike to Work Day event. new rules, team members can only submit rides up to 7 days after the day of the ride. It is possible for teams to sign up after today, but they will only be able to add rides that happened in the last 7 days before they signed up. Join Team Bike Challenge for your chance to win Free BART tickets! Submitted by andrew on Thu, 05/06/2010 - 12:09am The Team Bart Challenge is back for its second year in a row. Form a team with other cyclists who ride to your BART station in the Bike to Work Month Team Bike Challenge and you could win a $50 BART ticket. Here's how it works: 1 Put together a team of 2-5 cyclists from your BART station. Check Out the New Commuting by Bicycle Section Submitted by andrew on Tue, 05/04/2010 - 4:09pm Bicycle commute tips, bike maintenance, rules of the road, bicycle accessories and other info to get you on your way to commuting by bike. Kaiser Permanente Team Bike Challenge Update This year in the Team Bike Challenge, team members have already recorded over 66,258 miles over 6,115 hours - enough to circle the globe over 27 times!