The Bike to Work Day Photoblog (edited 8:15 P.M.)


A Classic Sesame Street Bike Song

Bike to Work Day got off to an early start this morning when preparing for the morning trip, Sesame Street seemed in on the day.  Just about every segment was bike related.  I wanted to post a little of it for you, but it's not online yet.  Instead, I found this classic "Ride a Bike!" film that's above.

After the jump you can read about "Damien and Sammy's Bike to Work" six mile round trip.  And bookmark this link for more Bike to Work Day pictures from around L.A. County as they come in!

Santa Monica

5_20_10_water_garden.jpgOne of the great things about Bike to Work Day is the impromptu pit stops you'll run into. Here, the Water Garden in Santa Monica was handing out breakfast coupons. The Water Garden didn't decide to run a "pit stop" until last night.
5_20_10_sammy.jpgAnd here we are at Helen's. They had fruit juice, water bottles, Metro Bike Stuff, and promotional flyer for the River Ride. Sammy slept through both pit stops.

 Los Angeles

5_20_10_1_metro.jpg Metro booth inside union station with snacks, coffee, and curious commuters asking questions. Photo: Helkimchee/Flickr

5_20_10_1_lacbc.jpgLACBC pitstop with awesome gift bags, clif bar goodies and friendly folks.  Photo: Helkimchee/Flickr

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Carlos Moralies hands out a t-shirt to a lucky winner. The Eastside Bike Club had clif goodies, beverages, bike checkup station, metro info, and lots of friendly smiles.  Photo: Helkimchee/Flickr

El Monte

Alice Strong reports:

El Monte provided fresh fruit, water, new metro maps, Clif bars, patch kits, goodie bags and free tune-ups courtesy of RB Bicycles for all the commuting cyclists on Bike to Work Day. Lino of RB estimated about fifteen riders took advantage of the tune ups. I jumped at the chance for a free lube and adjust on my Raleigh.

El_Monte_2.jpgThe City of El Monte transit was set up at the Metrolink Station at Photo: Alice Strong

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Carlos looks on as RB Bicycle wrench Jose adjusts his back wheel.

Claremont

For a write-up of Bike to Work Day in Claremont, visit The Claremont Cyclist.

6_claremont1.jpgPhoto: The Claremont Cyclist
6_claremont2.jpgPhoto: The Claremont Cyclist