2018 Bike Month Poster (Spanish) – COMING SOON
TAMC Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee Meeting
Curious about where and when the next big bike projects will be in Monterey County? Come to the May TAMC Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee meeting and find out!
The Transportation Agency for Monterey County Bicycle & Pedestrian Committee meetings are open to the public. Attend and speak up about ways to make bicycling and walking more accessible and enjoyable in your community.
When: Wednesday May 2 @6pm
Where: Gonzales Council Chamber (117 Fourth St, Gonzales)
For more information visit: www.tamcmonterey.org or call 831-775-0903
MORCA Beginner’s Mountain Bike Ride
MORCA (Monterey Off-Road Cycling Association) is pleased to offer riders new to Mountain Biking escorted rides into the trails in & around the Ford Ord Public Lands. The rides will be along trails that are suitable for the novice/beginner Mountain Bike Rider to introduce you to the sport at a comfortable level. The rides will be “No Drop”. This means the group will stay together at the pace of the slowest rider. When there is a significant climb or descent the group will wait for all to regroup before continuing on. Led by experienced MORCA Members familiar with the Fort Ord Trails.
When: Saturday May 5 @9am – 12pm
Where: Start from 8th & Gigling in Marina
More info at: http://www.morcamtb.org/beginner/
Take it Outside Salinas
Take It Outside California! and iVamos Afuera California! is a statewide initiative by the California Council of Landtrusts, to get Californians outdoors and connected to parks and natural lands through fun and engaging activities.
Check out the Bike Blender smoothies by Green Pedal Couriers and Monterey County Health Department booth for free helmets and a fun Bike Rodeo!
- When: Sunday May 6 (7am – 2pm)
- Where: Natividad Creek Park
- Admission: Free
- Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2072947449594733/
Balance Bike Camp – May Sessions
Families of Color Monterey County + Family Biking Monterey County host year-round Balance Bike Camps, open to all families. Balance bikes are the ideal partner to introduce your young child to the concept of two wheels. Due to the extremely low step-through entry point and the high cockpit, little ones can enjoy two wheels as soon as they can start walking. Please note: We are a not-for-profit organization. 100% of all fees go directly back into supporting the program and providing scholarships for low-income families.
When: May 6, 13, and 20 @ 10am
Where: Ord Terrace Elementary, Seaside
Event link: https://focmc.org/bike-clinics/
National Bike to School Day (Wednesday May 9)
CANCELLED – Dads Read At The Little Kid Block Party: National Bike Month
National Bike to Work Week (May 14 – 18)
HER Helmet Thursdays
When: May 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
AMGEN Tour of California & Kids Bike Rodeo
Stage 3 Men’s Start in King City and Men’s Finish at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. King City will host a community festival at the start of the AMGEN Tour of California Stage 3. Transportation Agency for Monterey County in partnership with Monterey County Health Department will provide fun and free activities for kids to help them learn safe bicycling and walking including a bike skills course!
When: Tuesday May 15 @8:30 am
Where: Downtown King City
Additional Info at https://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com/route-2018/2018-route-overview
Twilight Cycling Rides
What cyclist wouldn’t enjoy the thrill of a challenging 300-foot climb followed by an awe-inspiring descent? How about the fact that they can do this on a world-renowned race track?
Monthly twilight rides allow cyclists of all ages to experience the excitement of pedaling Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238-mile course. The ride is highlighted by the legendary Corkscrew that drops an equivalent of 5 1/2 stories. Rides are open to all levels of cyclists. Helmets are required.
When: May 17 @5:30pm -7:30pm
Location: Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca
Host: Bay Bikes and Light & Motion
Admission: $10 per rider.
More info at: http://www.mazdaraceway.com/twilight-cycling