H-E-R Helmet Thurs INFO
to The HER Helmet Thursdays Project
10-50% discounts on Thursdays for males and females who bike!
This is the H-E-R Helmet Thurs INFO /Quick Links page, a portal to anything you’d want to know about The HER Helmet Thursdays Project. Click on any blue text to learn more.
Listings, How to Get the Discounts, and Frequently Asked Questions/FAQs, including venues map.
Time-saver tip: How and Where to Get a Lodging Discount
2-Minute Audio and Video Summaries,
plus History—”Wheel the Earth”
HER refers to Mother Earth, who benefits from more people biking. H-E-R is also an acronym for Hotels, Educational and Entertainment spots, and Restaurants. Related places participate too.
How did the project get started?
Read “Wheel the Earth,” Monterey County Weekly, 4/22/10.
Watch a video showing a sampling of spots.
Sampling of participating spots – click here for Bicycling Monterey videos post, then scroll down.
Listen to a 2-minute audio intro.
“What’s up with the bike helmet buzz?” KUSP, 4/14/10
Watch a 2-minute video intro.
“Project Economy: Bicycling Monterey,” from KSBW, 1/10/10.
This full-page ad in the Monterey County Weekly honored the project’s 5th Anniversary.
And the 7th anniversary is Thanksgiving week 2016. Download posters and read about some anniversary commemorations; click here.
Goals, Overview, History includes media intros, plus “Catch the Vision” for bike advocates outside Monterey County
businesses and organizations:
Some specialties and stories
Read stories about HER Helmet Thursdays participants, and check out:
- Charter Participants (the early leaders—those who joined in the first year)
- Bike security tips
- Sustainable Seafood spots
- Biking to wineries
- For bicyclists, including “How to invite additional businesses and organizations to participate“
- For anyone who wants to support this long-term ecology-economy sustainability project
Contribute or volunteer
The HER Helmet Thursdays project, launched November 2009, continues to be provided as a public service. As of July 2015, there is still no fee charged to participating businesses and organizations, no fee charged to people who bike.
Image above © Kimball Foundation. Used by permission.