Another Great Course from the Beach Cities Cycling Club

Our friends at the BCCC are offering a new course that just might save your life or the life of a fellow cyclist. We have our own South Bay Bicycle Coalition Board member and BCCC President, Jim Hannon to thank for this as usual.  Check out the flyer and sign up: ...
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A to Z Cycling Course Coming in April for Beginners & Novices!

The South Bay Bicycle Coalition is excited to announce that our great friends at the Beach Cities Cycling Club have just announced a terrific new 10 week cycling course for beginners and novices that is a must for new and less experienced riders.  There's never been a course like this offered in the South Bay before for riders who want to improve their cycling skills and techniques or who simply want to improve their health and make new friends.  It's free to all members of the Beach Cities Cycling Club, and if you're not already a member you should be.  The course starts on Sunday April 15 and will meet every Sunday from 9am to 11am.  It's co-sponsored by the BCHD Center for Health and Fitness and fits in perfectly with their Vitality City program and our own SBBC Master Bike Plan goals. Click on the flyer above to read all the details and we hope to see you there!    ...
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What I Learned at the Great South Bay Bike Count of 2010 – from Redondo Beach Patch.com

When I bought my first bike as an adult back in 1991 the salesman at the bike shop asked me what kind of helmet I wanted."Oh, I don't need a helmet," I told him. "The bicycle and other accessories are already costing me enough." The salesman smiled and nodded and said, "Sure, no problem.  What did you say you do?" "I'm a writer and a creative director," I proudly told him. "Oh, so you use this," he said pointing at his cranium. "To make a living." It only took me about a millisecond to get it and say, "Show me where those helmets are." Read the rest of the story on Redondo Beach Patch.com...
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SBBC Volunteers Run Bike Corral At Redondo Beach Safety Fair – From Redondo Beach Patch.com

I attended the Redondo Beach Police Department's 2010 Annual Public Safety Fair at Civic Center yesterday afternoon as a volunteer with the South Bay Bicycle Coalition's bike corral service.  I was there to help provide a safe and easy place to park your bike and to do some outreach on behalf of the South Bay Bicycle Master Plan, for which Redondo Beach is the lead city. As always, I'm focused on cutting our pollution and greenhouse gas emissions here in the South Bay by encouraging people to take advantage of our typically great bike riding weather and use their bicycles instead of their cars whenever they can. It was heartening to see so many kids turn out with their bicycles for the bike rodeo and safety lessons the RBPD offered.  As a bicycle advocate I know how important it is that our children have safe, easy places to ride and...
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