Tuesday, August 4th: We need your support!

Supporters of bicycling in the South Bay, We would appreciate your attendance at either the Manhattan Beach City Council meeting (6:00 PM) or El Segundo City council meeting (5:00 PM), both taking place this Tuesday, August 4th. We need your help in supporting a cooperative agreement between Chevron and the cities of Manhattan Beach and El Segundo. This agreement would permit:  a portion of the westbound bike lane on Rosecrans Ave to be routed onto Chevron property installation of a bike lane on the westbound side of Rosecrans from Sepulveda to Alma.   In addition, we want the city councils to hear from as many community members as possible about supporting the timely implementation of the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan, adopted by both cities back in 2011. If you are unable to attend, please take a moment to send an email to your council members expressing your support in writing. Thank you in advance for your support in making biking in the South Bay a...
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The 5 best beach destinations on a bicycle

  Wind blowing. Sun Streaming. Cyclists are the happiest beings on the road, next to dogs hanging their heads out of a moving car window.  Add the sound of the salty seashore waves with a rest stop to refuel and it’s heaven on earth for the Southern Californian cyclist. Here are the top 5 beach destinations on a bicycle. Balboa Island -- try the frozen banana on a stick, dipped in chocolate and a variety of toppings.  Then stroll onto the ferry.  Bicycle and Adult fee is only $1.25.   Point Vicente Interpretive Center – lots to see in this cliff side park setting.  Take in the panoramic ocean vista of Catalina Island and the lighthouse to the left.  Depending on the season, get a glimpse of the Pacific gray whale migration while pelicans and paragliders soar overhead.  Explore the museum and stroll along the hiking trails.   Fiesta Hermosa – it’s a party and everyone’s invited.  The Hermosa Beach Labor Day and Memorial Day is the...
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Speak Up To get 2 New Bikeways in Manhattan Beach

2013 was another banner year for the SBBC. We partnered with local cities and police to distribute educational packets and implemented our first grade school targeted safe cycling course. We helped over 10,000 people bike to events like Fiesta Hermosa instead of drive with our bike valet. 2014 is going to be even bigger!  We have a huge opportunity lined up to kick it off. On Jan 7 in Manhattan Beach, council will be deciding on, not 1, but 2 new bikeways-- (1) a bikelane along Rosecrans as well as(2) sharrows through Manhattan Ave downtown. As we have learned repeatedly over the past few years, the only way to get new bikeways implemented is to show up and speak our minds about safer bike facilities to those in power. There are 2 ways to help get this passed in our city: 1. Speak In Front of City Council with Us! January 7 @ 6:30pm Manhattan Beach City Hall 2. Help Our Email Brigade please send an email ASAP about your support of...
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