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Bicycling Monterey, founded 2009, includes this website and other Bicycling Monterey projects. For people who bike anywhere, the site provides resources and inspiration. It also serves as an Information Hub for Biking Monterey County.
Bicycling Monterey is a local ally of the California Bicycle Coalition and is linked by the League of American Bicyclists and other organizations. It is valued by a wide mix of people.

This site is accessible via bikemonterey.org and alternate URLs, e.g., bicyclingmonterey.com and others. As reported in the Monterey County Weekly in 2011: “What started as [Mari Lynch’s] personal blog two years ago quickly evolved into an umbrella website for all things two-wheeled in Monterey County.” To prevent broken links, the root URL for posts and pages remains the original URL, marilynch.com/blog.

The founder has donated well over 10,000 hours to this award-winning grassroots effort. Renowned for accurate, reliable information, Bicycling Monterey features over 575 web pages of original content, including thousands of original photos. It has been provided as a public service for personal use.

As of the start of Bicycling Monterey’s 9th year, there is not yet an official bicycling coalition for Monterey County, or for the Monterey Bay Tri-County Region. To help fill that gap, Bicycling Monterey provides a 33-section directory of Monterey County Bicycling Resources / Bike Community Leaders.

Contributions in any amount are meaningful and appreciated.


Ways to support the Bicycling Monterey work

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


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Alternate URLs

In addition to the URL bikemonterey.org, there are alternate URLs to reach the Bicycling Monterey website, e.g., bicyclingmonterey.com, herhelmetthursdays.org, tipsfortourists.com, as well as marilynch.com/blog and others. For a complete list of alternate URLs, scroll to the end of About Bicycling Monterey, where you can also learn how Bicycling Monterey began.

About the URL marilynch.com/blog

To prevent broken links, the root URL for posts and pages is the original (May 2009) URL, marilynch.com/blog. Click here to learn more.

Questions? Contact Bicycling Monterey.


Using this site

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