Welcome to the Bicycling Monterey site and projects

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A local ally of the California Bicycle Coalition, Bicycling Monterey collaborates on regional, state, national, and international advocacy efforts. Renowned as an accurate, reliable resource, the Bicycling Monterey website provides over 600 web pages of original content, including thousands of original photos. Bicycling Monterey also includes numerous bike advocacy projects. Bicycling Monterey’s founder is an unpaid volunteer who has donated well over 10,000 hours to this work.
For more ways to support the Bicycling Monterey efforts, click here.
  • 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.”
  • URLs for reaching this site include bikemonterey.org and alternate URLs, i.e., bicyclingmonterey.com, bicyclingmonterey.org, tipsfortourists.com, and marilynch.com/blog.
This site is provided as a public service for personal use.
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