El Monte Bike Festival

Join us for a Kids Bike Safety Festival in El Monte. Lots of fun activities, including Bike Skills Course, Bike Repair, Group Rides, Fitness Obstacle Course and more! Big thanks to Bike SGV, Day One and City of El Monte Health & Wellness.


The Week in Livable Streets Events

There’s some big stuff on this pre-holiday week. The two biggest things are clearly the “Ride of Silence” and the Metro Board meeting. Tonight – The city of San Marino holds a public meeting on its Bike Plan. Bike SGV seems to think it’s pretty good. But there are NIMBY’s. And they have flyers. Get […]

El Monte Bike Rally: A Tour of Two Rivers

WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 16, 2009WHERE: PIONEER PARK3535 SANTA ANITA AVE.EL MONTE, CALIFORNIA WHAT: 16 Mile, 2.5 Hour leisurely Bike Tour along the Rio Hondo and San Gabriel Rivers (rated “Easy”)(http://www.mapmyride.com/route/us/ca/public/416539625393) TIME: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Check-In at 8:00 a.m. RIDE 9-11:30; LUNCH 11:30-1:00, EXPO 10:00-1:30pm Ride and learn about cycling safely and touring, the […]

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 […]

Better Bike Parking Coming to Metro Stations

Bike racks at Metro stations can fill up quickly as illustrated by this photo from March 2008 at North Hollywood Station. The problem of insufficient bike parking isn’t a new one for Angelenos and isn’t limited just to Los Angeles.  Even cities such as New York, which installed 1,377 new bike racks last year is […]

San Gabriel Valley Regional Bike Plan Faces Two Hearings Tonight

The 5-city San Gabriel Valley regional bike plan is currently making its way through a complicated series of city approvals. Two important bike plan hearings are taking place tonight in the cities of El Monte and Monterey Park. Specific details on those hearings after the jump. Folks who live, work, bike, or breathe in the San Gabriel […]