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About

Welcome. Bicycling Monterey, now in its 10th year, is a grassroots public service. For ways to support this award-winning work, scroll down. 
Among Bicycling Monterey’s bike advocacy projects is this website, featuring over 660 web pages of original content, including thousands of original photos. Valued by a wide mix of people, Bicycling Monterey is renowned for accurate, reliable information. For final newsletter until 2019, click here.
A local ally of the California Bicycle Coalition, Bicycling Monterey collaborates on regional, state, national, and international advocacy efforts and is linked by the League of American Bicyclists and other organizations. Bicycling Monterey provides resources and inspiration for people who bike anywhere and also serves as an Information Hub for Biking Monterey County.
As of the start of Bicycling Monterey’s 10th year, there is not yet an official bicycling coalition for Monterey County, or for the Monterey Bay Tri-County Region. Bicycling Monterey helps fill that gap, including with its 33-section directory of Monterey County Bicycling Resources / Bike Community Leaders. How else does a place become more welcoming for people who bike? Click here
  • URLs for reaching this site include bikemonterey.org and alternate URLs, i.e., bicyclingmonterey.com, bicyclingmonterey.org, tipsfortourists.com, and marilynch.com/blog. To prevent broken links, the root URL for posts and pages remains the original URL, marilynch.com/blog.
  • As reported by Kera Abraham in “The Change Agent” in the Monterey County Weekly’s first special bike issue in 2011: “What started as [Mari’s] personal blog two years ago quickly evolved into an umbrella website for all things two-wheeled in Monterey County.”
  • Bicycling Monterey’s founder is an unpaid volunteer who has donated well over 12,000 hours to this work.

Contribute

Ways to support the Bicycling Monterey work

1. Contribute financially: Click here for ways to give and FAQs.
See all financial contributions.
2. Contribute supplies: Contact Bicycling Monterey to find out what is most needed at this time.
See all contributors of project supplies.
3. Contribute time: For examples of volunteer tasks, click here; or just contact Bicycling Monterey.
See a list of site and project volunteers, and people who help spread the word.
Questions? Contact Bicycling Monterey.

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