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Long Beach: Go for a Ride Fundraiser/Friendraiser with Mia Birk

One of the nation's top bike advocates and critically acclaimed author Mia Birk of Alta Planning + Design joins us on Thursday Dec. 15 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.Join us for a wonderful holiday joyride from Bikestation downtown to Open books on 4th Street's Retro Row for Mia's lively and informative talk on all things bike-friendly. The evening also includes delicious appetizers from George's Greek, wine and plenty of time for mingling and having Mia sign your copy of Joyride!A "friend-raiser" and "fund-raiser" for both Bikeable Communities and Women On Bikes SoCal. Members of either attend free so please consider joining today! All others are $10.00. Tickets MUST be purchased in advance. Space limited so reserve today! Click here for all details!

We Need Your Help! 

Are you interested in bicycle advocacy? Or maybe just looking for a way to make new friends and connect with your community? Great!

Bikeable Communities is looking for your talent and time. Yes, we love donations (thank you) but we'd also like your assistance making the following worthy and fun events happen:
Dec/Jan 2012 - The Hub needs able hands to help make bikes!
Please contact Melissa Balmer at(562) 612-0197 or email
to let us know about your interests and availability.Special thanks to all those who have already responded! We appreciate your help!
We've Launched Women On Bikes SoCal!
The beautiful image of Andrea White-Kjoss CEO & President of Bikestation wearing a bike-friendly cape by SoCal native designer Nona Varnado was taken just last week for Women On Bikes Jan/Feb issue. Read more about here it here.
Women On Bikes SoCal celebrates the beauty and benefits of bicycling for women, partnering advocacy with compelling story telling. Take a look at the debut issue here or click the image below!Women On Bikes SoCal features"Bike Love" blogs from every day women sharing how bicycling works for them, "Bikes Mean Business"by April Economdies,"

by Kerri Zane and more! Stay tuned!

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