Alameda County

Bike to Market Day: Saturday, May 21

bike to market day logoKeep your legs limber and cycle on over in support of your participating East Bay markets for the 2nd annual Bike to Market Day, May 21, 2011. Cyclists all over the East Bay will receive discounts and other selected goodies at participating markets when they make this day’s shopping trip by bike.

Participating markets include Whole Foods Oakland, Grocery Outlet (Oakland and Berkeley), Country Cheese (Berkeley), Alameda Natural Grocery, Farmer Joe’s (Oakland), The Foodmill, and the Monterey Market

The East Bay Bicycle Coalition, in collaboration with a selection of your favorite local markets, is encouraging you to make a habit of biking to your most routine destinations. Join in on Bike to Market Day on May 21st by pedaling to your local participating market where discounts or gift cards for merchandise will gladly be given to you when you reach the checkout stand and proudly display your “proof” (either helmets, bike gloves or bike jackets).

Albany Strollers & Rollers POLICY HAPPY HOUR

April 1, 2011 - 6:30pm

AS&R POLICY HAPPY HOUR
Friday, April 1, 6:30PM-8:30PM and beyond

Come gather with us in an informal setting to chat about human-scale
transportation policy in Albany. There's no agenda. Come with your
questions and/or ideas/complaints.

The Pub, 1492 Solano Ave., Albany. Food is permitted as long as you
are consuming their drinks as well. They have non-alcoholic drinks too.
http://albany.patch.com/listings/the-pub-3
http://www.yelp.com/biz/pub-albany

10-hour Beginning Road Cycling Class in Castro Valley

April 17, 2011 - 10:00am

5-meetings/10-hours of an 18-hour general cycling class offered at www.cvadult.org. Learn effective cycling behaviors, traffic-cycling concepts, cycling traffic engineering basics, bicycle mechanics, equipment evaluation and selection, easy cycling. You will learn braking, gearing, descending, group riding techniques.
Contact Email: potsticker17@yahoo.com
Website: http://cvadult.org/comminterest.html

Geared 4 Kids: Family Ride!

April 9, 2011 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED up! Helmets! Bikes! Bells! Come join the East Bay's newest monthly Bike Party geared for kids, families, and riders of any age who are new to wheels, pedals, and gears. Our flat 6 mile route this month will include park stops for the kids and a Picnic at the end. Bring water, snacks, and a lunch. Ride open to everyone!

Meet southeast corner of San Pablo Park, Berkeley. Ends at same location.

geared4kids.org
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Tons of large potholes on Southbound Telegraph between 58th and maybe as far as 49th

Assigned to:Ian McDonald
Created:Visitor (not verified) at March 6, 2011 - 1:44pm
Status:Resolved (other / Priority major)
Case ID:: -8508

direction

southbound

type

pothole or pavement cracks

Location

Telegraph
94609 Oakland
US

description

Telegraph Ave has a number of potholes in the far right lane (in what should be a bike lane). Drivers have to swerve in and out of the left lane to avoid the potholes making it dangerous for both motorists and bicycles. These potholes have existed for at least 6 months and are just getting bigger and more dangerous.

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Help shape Alameda County’s transportation investments at community workshops in February or March

ACTC logoThe Alameda County Transportation Commission is beginning their official update of the county’s transportation plan, which is a big opportunity to win more funds for walking, biking, and public transportation. Please attend one of the four upcoming community workshops to weigh in on what you think the county’s needs and priorities are. More details on ACTC’s website

Chrome Montain Bike from the 1990s

location

6191 Overdale Ave. (x Hillmont) Oakland, the bike was on the side of my house

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A Bike Class just for YOU!

Want to know how YOUR bicycle works? Want to learn how to fix a flat on your bike? Want to learn how those gears really operate? Wondering how to take your child to school by bicycle? Need help teaching your child to ride? Do YOU need help learning still? There are some great group classes at our local member shops and through the EBBC but sometimes we need that personal touch on our own schedule. Do you want to learn these things one-on-one and ask all the questions you want without worrying about the next customer in line at the bike shop?

East Bay Greenway plans moving along

New green trail under BART moving forward

By Chris Metinko - Oakland Tribune - 01/25/2011

The areas below elevated BART tracks are not normally known for their picturesque beauty, but Alameda County's transportation agency is hoping to change that.

The Alameda County Transportation Commission is moving forward with a plan to build a 12-mile bike path under the elevated BART tracks between Oakland and Hayward.

A Bicycle Class just for YOU.

A Bicycle Class just for YOU.

Want to know how YOUR bicycle works? Want to learn how to fix a flat on your bike? Want to learn how those gears really operate? Wondering how to take your child to school by bicycle? Need help teaching your child to ride? Do YOU need help learning still?

There a great classes at local shops and through the EBBC but sometimes we need an even more personal touch on our own schedule.

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