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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Hermosa Could Take Bike Lessons From Long Beach – From Hermosa Beach Patch.com

I have seen the future of Hermosa Beach transportation and one of the secrets to transforming not just this city, but all of the South Bay beach towns into healthier, wealthier and wiser places to live, work and play. I only had to ride my bike to Long Beach to witness it. I was part of a group of more than 50 riders from the Beach Cities Cycling Club and the South Bay Bicycle Coalition who left the South Bay at 8 a.m. on Saturday to pedal a carefully plotted route from Redondo Beach to downtown Long Beach where we were met by that city's mobility coordinator, Charlie Gandy. Gandy is a highly respected expert in community design, trail planning, pedestrian advocacy and everything about bicycles. Read the rest of the story on Hermosa Beach Patch.com...
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