Friday, September 30, 2011

Bike Bakersfield rides for Burma

Bring the family out to an exciting weekend in Springville Ca., an incredibly beautiful oasis merely an hour away.
For all of the bicycle enthusiast who are truly interested in riding for a great cause, for the riders who dream of creating change locally and globally and for those who would like to dedicate their experience to more than just a prize, here is your opportunity.

Burma Humanitarian Mission is a group of remarkable human beings dedicated to bringing that global opportunity to you.
By supporting and becoming a member of the Ride For Burma team here is what you get in return: -Your entry into the Fat Tire Classic is JUST $15 vs. $40
-You get your own Ride For Burma Website
-Fundraising support from Burma Humanitarian Mission
-A free Ride For Burma T-Shirt
-A free Brooks Sport Jacket if more than &1,000 is raised
-A FREE pre-ride dinner
-A FREE post-ride reception in the heart of the Southern Sierra Nevadas

Help Burma Humanitarian train/outfit their backpack medics who hike into east Burma to provide trauma care and community health services to the oppressed Karen people.

For more information on how to donate/ride/sponsor contact:

International Bike & Walk to School Day.

Students at Seibert Elementary are participating in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday October 5th, 2011. Will your student be walking to school on this day?

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

ALL CYCLISTS !!! This is it; Our CHAMPIONSHIP Time Trial

Joe Petersen 6:38pm Sep 25
ALL CYCLISTS !!! This is it; Our CHAMPIONSHIP Time Trial. There will be lots of awards given out for this one. Our usual age group awards, our fastest series male/female award, Award for the course record holder, and we are doing an opportunity drawing for a $500 ACTION SPORTS gift certificate. ***WE ARE ALSO OFFERING a $50 B*O*U*N*T*Y on the overall course record (28:26) the Tandem record (30:05) and the fixed gear record (32:38) In the event that more than one person breaks the record, cash purse goes to the fastest time.
Team Go Ride Time Trial Championship Award Ceremony and BBQ
Location: Round Mountain TT Course and then Hart Park - Section 8
Time: 7:00AM Sunday, October 2nd

Friday, September 23, 2011

Auto-Centric Los Angeles making changes

Auto-Centric Los Angeles making changes
When one thinks of Los Angeles many things come to mind: Hollywood, palm tree boulevards, Southern California beaches, etc. But when it comes to transportation there are a few things we know: Large freeways, bad air pollution, and road gridlock. However recent efforts among bicycle advocates and political figures show a change in the way this auto-dominated landscape is planning for its transportation future. Here is a highlight of the efforts being undertaken in the Los Angeles basin to show what possibilities exists when people change their mentalities with transportation. 
For the full article Click Here

Monday, September 19, 2011

Great news to all the bicyclists who ride Round Mountain road! 
Last weekend (Sep. 17-18th) they finished repaving Round Mountain road. 
So enjoy the fresh pavement and have a fun ride.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Have a flat? In the downtown area?

Have a flat in the downtown area? A tube but no pump? No worries, we now have an external pump outside of Bike Bakersfield located on 1708 Chester Ave.

Community Recycling Day @ The Credit Union

Community Recycling Day at The Credit Union - Saturday, September 10, 2011

About 8 Bicycles were recycled at this event.

Have a bike you're not using? Recycle it today by donating it to Bike Bakersfield, where we can refurbish the bicycle and put it to good use! 

Monday, September 12, 2011

The Bike Bakersfield Bike Kitchen will be
Tuesday (9-13-11) Friday (9-16-11)
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Standard Middle School - Rolling Train (09/02/2011)

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 // Rolling Train from Day & Chester ----> Standard Middle School. (1.2 Miles)

Thanks for the support!

3-2-1 BIKE POLO!

Finally, a long awaited online streaming version of the Bike Polo Documentary produced by Jeff Nachtigal.  Every Thursday, Safe Routes to School coordinators Brian De La Cerda and Jonathan Moo play bike polo with the children and the Martin Luther King Rec center. Over time, Nachtigal produced a documentary on the progress of the sport at the community center.