On this page are details for contacting Mari by phone, postal mail, online social media, and email. Also on this page: how to submit a calendar listing, guest post, etc.; how to subscribe; and how businesses and organizations can sign up for The HER Helmet Thursdays Project.

Phone calls from everyone are welcomed. People without Internet access at home are especially encouraged to phone Mari. (Did you know? One-third of people making less than $20,000 a year do not go online. Another third go online but do not have Internet access at home. These figures are according to Pew Research in October 2013.)

As the 7th year begins, the Bicycling Monterey website and projects remain a volunteer gig for Mari, in collaboration with the community. Here are ways to help:
Thank you for your interest. Respect copyright. To reuse a photo, text, or other material from this website, first contact Mari for permission.


(831) 375-6278

You are welcome to phone any day or hour that is convenient for you.

If leaving a message, it is necessary to provide a phone number within the United States if you’d like to receive a return call. An alternative is to contact another of the Monterey County bike community leaders.

Postal mail

Mari Lynch, Bicycling Monterey, PO Box 3041, Monterey, CA 93942-3041

Online social media

Twitter: Bicycling Monterey – @BikeMonterey
Twitter: The HER Helmet Thursdays Project – @HERHelmetThurs

Bicycling Monterey and The HER Helmet Thursdays Project are not on Facebook, Google+, or other online social media sites. We’d rather be biking!

Submit a calendar listing

Click here to submit a listing for the Master Calendar for Bicycling Monterey County.

The calendar is primarily for bicycling or bike-related activities, meetings, or events that take place in Monterey County. If yours begins or ends in Monterey County, it can be considered too. Questions? Phone Mari.

Submit a guest post, etc.

See guidelines in how to submit a guest post, etc.

Submit a guest post, essay, poem, press release, news tip, link to media coverage, or other text about bicycling in Monterey County. Art, photos, and videos are also considered. Visitors and locals of all ages are welcome and encouraged to have their voices heard here.

In addition, some bike news and events from elsewhere in the Monterey Bay region (San Benito and Santa Cruz County) are published here too. Please feel free to ask.


Send your email address using the form below, and state “Subscribe.”

Your email address will not be given, sold, or traded to others. (See privacy policy.)

At this time, email notices are not usually sent to Bicycling Monterey subscribers when each new post is published. Instead, infrequent “bike community news” summaries (e.g., like this, this, or this) are sent. If you’d like to receive an email notice of all new posts, please let Mari know.

Sign up for

HER Helmet Thursdays

(Sign-ups are for businesses and organizations who want to offer discounts on Thursdays to males and females who bike.)

Click here.


To prevent spam, it is requested that a first email be sent using the form below. Or, phone Mari to ask for the email address.

Responses to emails are occasionally delayed. If you have an urgent question for Mari, phone instead. Or if you have a general question about bicycling in Monterey County, you may wish to contact another of the Monterey County bike community resources. Thank you.

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