Alphabetical list and short links for the 20-section guide Tips for Bicycling Monterey County (including tips for biking anywhere)

Short link to this page: https://bit.ly/bikeMRYlinks

On this page, look up the Tips for Bicycling Monterey County guide’s topics alphabetically. Also included are short links, handy to post on social media, or for people who like to memorize short links for sections of the guide that they use most often (for example, https://bit.ly/BicycleMaps).
The Tips for Bicycling Monterey County© 20-section guide, first published May 2009, includes tips for biking anywhere.

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Of Bicycling Monterey’s over 600 posts and pages of original content 2009-2018, much of that content is linked from this guide. Provided below: First, the alphabetical list for the 20-section guide. Following it, the guide is arranged in numerical order, by section number.

Alphabetical list

Benefits of Biking – Why Bike: The Many Benefits of Bicycling Short link: https://bit.ly/WhyBike

Bike Shops and Tips on Purchases – Local Bike Shops in Monterey County–plus Tips on New and Used Bike Purchases, relevant for anywhere Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleShops

Bike-and-Ride – Bike-and-Ride Options: Bicycling Needn’t Be All or Nothing! (Inspiration and tips for anywhere, with a special focus on Monterey County tips) Short link:https://bit.ly/BikeAndRide

Environmental Benefits – Bicycling and Ecotourism / Good Earthkeeping Right at Home Short link:https://bit.ly/BikeForMaEarth

Farmers Markets – Farmers Markets Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeToMkt

Historic Sites – Cycling to Monterey County’s History Spots Short link:https://bit.ly/BikeToHistory

Laws, Skills, Safety – Bicycle Riding Skills, Bike Safety, and CA Bicycle Laws–for Children, Teens, and Adults Short link: https://bit.ly/LawsSkillsSafety

Lodging, Education and Entertainment, Dining, and More – Hotels, Entertainment, Educational Venues, Restaurants (a variety of places and tips, including about some HER Helmet Thursdays spots) Short link:https://bit.ly/MRYCountyTips [In addition, check out such places that participate in the HER Helmet Thursdays Project, https://bit.ly/HHTdiscounts.]

Maps – Bike Maps and Other Tools for Finding Your Way—in Monterey County and elsewhere in California Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleMaps

Night Riding and Low-Visibility Weather Conditions (Fog, etc.) – Biking in the Dark Short link: https://bit.ly/nightriding

Parking – Bike Valet and Other Bicycle Parking–including Etiquette and Laws Short link:https://bit.ly/BicycleParking

Rentals and Tours – Bike Rentals in Monterey County–plus Self-Led and Guided Tours. Also included are guidelines about e-bikes and other non people-powered bikes Short link:https://bit.ly/BicycleRentals

Repairs and Maintenance – Repair and Maintenance for Bikes–and Bikeways–Including DIY tips for anywhere Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleRepairs

Safety—Visibility – More Bicycle Safety: High Visibility Short link: https://bit.ly/BeSeenBiking

Salinas, Monterey County’s largest city – What to Do in Salinas, the Monterey County Seat Short link:https://bit.ly/bikesalinas

Serious Riding (plus some not-so-serious) – Serious Cyclists: MTB, Road, BMX, Touring (Clubs, Group Rides, Camping, More) Short link: https://bit.ly/SeriousCyclists

Shopping – Shopping by Bike (tips for anywhere, and a special focus on Monterey County) Short link: https://bit.ly/ShopByBike

Shower – Where to Shower and Change in Monterey County Short link:https://bit.ly/WhereToShower

Theft Prevention – Bicycle Security Tips for Anywhere— plus a unique list of Monterey County places to go where it’s easier to keep an eye on your bike Short link:https://bit.ly/BicycleSecurity

Where to Bike – Where to Bike in Monterey County Short link: https://bit.ly/WhereToBike

List by section number

Portal Tips for Bicycling Monterey County Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeMRY
Overview of the Guide Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeMRYIndex
1. Why Bike: The Many Benefits of Bicycling Short link: https://bit.ly/WhyBike
2. Bike Maps and Other Tools for Finding Your Way—in Monterey County and elsewhere in California Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleMaps
3. Bicycle Riding Skills, Bike Safety, and CA Bicycle Laws–for Children, Teens, and Adults Short link: https://bit.ly/LawsSkillsSafety
4. Where to Shower and Change in Monterey County Short link: https://bit.ly/WhereToShower
5. Bike-and-Ride Options: Bicycling Needn’t Be All or Nothing! (Inspiration and tips for anywhere, with a special focus on Monterey County tips) Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeAndRide
6. Bicycle Security Tips for Anywhere— plus a unique list of Monterey County places to go where it’s easier to keep an eye on your bike Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleSecurity
7. Local Bike Shops in Monterey County–plus Tips on New and Used Bike Purchases, relevant for anywhere Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleShops
8. Repair and Maintenance for Bikes–and Bikeways–Including DIY tips for anywhere Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleRepairs
9. Bike Rentals in Monterey County–plus Self-Led and Guided Tours. Also included are guidelines about e-bikes and other non people-powered bikes Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleRentals
10. Where to Bike in Monterey County Short link: https://bit.ly/WhereToBike
11. Cycling to Monterey County’s History Spots Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeToHistory
12. Shopping by Bike (tips for anywhere, and a special focus on Monterey County) Short link: https://bit.ly/ShopByBike
13. Bike Valet and Other Bicycle Parking–including Etiquette and Laws Short link: https://bit.ly/BicycleParking
14. Hotels, Entertainment, Educational Venues, Restaurants (a variety of places and tips, including about some HER Helmet Thursdays spots) Short link: https://bit.ly/MRYCountyTips
15. More Bicycle Safety: High Visibility Short link: https://bit.ly/BeSeenBiking
16. What to Do in Salinas, the Monterey County Seat Short link: https://bit.ly/bikesalinas
17. Farmers Markets Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeToMkt
18. Serious Cyclists: MTB, Road, BMX, Touring (Clubs, Group Rides, Camping, More) Short link: https://bit.ly/SeriousCyclists
19. Biking in the Dark Short link: https://bit.ly/nightriding
20. Bicycling and Ecotourism / Good Earthkeeping Right at Home Short link: https://bit.ly/BikeForMaEarth
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