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Where the Plazas Are in the City of Monterey–...

Where the Plazas Are in the City of Monterey–and How to Preserve Their Charm

Visitors sometimes think that Cannery Row is downtown Monterey, but that’s not so. Below you’ll learn about plazas in each of these distinctive areas of the City of Monterey. The woman above is on the Alvarado Mall. Is that the same as Alvarado Street? No.  Learn about Alvarado Mall below. First, an overview about local ordinances and biking polite. Questions or...

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Biking through Pregnancy

Biking through Pregnancy

When I biked through my ninth month of pregnancy, I found  drivers  especially thoughtful. When they spotted me on my bike, they slowed down and yielded more than was customary.  Frequently they’d smile and nod, or give a cheery wave. Dena Donnell agreed. Hear Dena’s story, and see her, below. Many women– including the mother-to-be below, in her eighth month of...

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Bike Parking, Security, Storage

Bike Parking, Security, Storage

The Best:  Where have you found the most convenient and secure bicycle...

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Why stop now? Elder cyclists in Mont...

Why stop now? Elder cyclists in Monterey County

Think 102-year-old Frenchman Robert Marchand or 103-year-old Octavio Orduño...

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Three Feet for Safety Act is CA law ...

Three Feet for Safety Act is CA law as of 16 Sept 2014

 “My job includes enforcing this new law. I still want you to be...

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In school zones and everywhere in CA...

In school zones and everywhere in CA, law requires motorists to give bicyclists three feet for safety

Thanks to Officer Rios of the Monterey branch of the California Highway Patrol...

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Biking-by-the-Bay, Cargo Style–...

Biking-by-the-Bay, Cargo Style–for Children, Too

Bikes of all types out on the bikeways in the Monterey Bay region, including...

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Dec 20: Toy Drive & Ride, Monte...

Dec 20: Toy Drive & Ride, Monterey Bay Racing Team

3rd Annual Toy Drive & Ride will be Saturday, December 20, 2014. Mark your...

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Dec 21: Lighted Bike Parade – ...

Dec 21: Lighted Bike Parade – Critical Christmas Monterey

Bicycling Magazine knows where 8 great holiday rides are in the USA. And yes,...

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Jan 14 and more: Twilight Rides at M...

Jan 14 and more: Twilight Rides at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, 2014

The Twilight Rides are “a safe and relaxed atmosphere for families to...