Nice article on the benefits on electric bikes: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2016/07/06/the-surprising-health-benefits-of-an-electric-bike-2/?emc=eta1&_r=0
Pedalfest celebrates all-things bicycling at Jack London Square on Saturday, July 23, from 11 AM to 6 PM. This free festive day presented by Jack London Square, Bike East Bay and Bay Area Bikes will pack the Oakland waterfront with more than 25,000 biking enthusiasts. From bike geeks to weekend warriors, enjoy bicycle-themed entertainment, food and fun for everyone including:
- Cycling daredevils performing in The Drome
- Awe-inspring bicycle stunts
- Rock the Bike’s pedal-powered stage featuring live music
- Recycled wizardry from Whymcycles
- Bicycle vendors, artisans and more
- Kid’s bike parade
- Pedal-powered food and drink
- Kid’s bike rodeo
- Bicycle photo booth
- Free valet bike parking
- Dazzling collect...
When: This Sunday, July 10th Where: Northern Vallejo to Napa, #18 of the SF Bay Trail. For now, we are thinking of riding just to American Canyon, but possibly up to the Napa Valley Airport or further, subject to the riders. Time: meet at 8:45 am, leave at 9 am sharp. Depending on the pace, the estimated return is around 12 pm. Meeting place/store location: Leonardo Cycles 419 Georgia St, #29 between Sonoma Blvd. & Marin St. 707.563.8475 BYOG (bring your own gear): water, snacks, helmet, sunglasses, sunscreen; dress appropriate for the weather RAIN CANCELS. Light rain/drizzle–we’ll go for it. Here’s a link of the approximate route: http://baytrail.org/get-on-the-trail/map-by-number/northern-vallejo-to-nap...