Bike on Black Friday, win a prize!

Attention American Consumers: Bicycle Adventures invites you to go ride a bike on Black Friday. To encourage you to do something you’re gonna do anyway, you can win a guided bicycle adventure through Bryce and Zion National Parks or an Orbea Carpe 50 urban bike.

Everyday Adventure: Mountain Charlie Road

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First to answer this trivia question wins a prize!

Be the first to answer the trivia question below and win this book: Shoulder To Shoulder – Bicycle Racing in the Age of Anquetil.

Coffee table book should be posed with coffee, don't you think?  Shoulder To Shoulder picture book covers European road cycling during the 1960s, when Jacques Anquetil brought panache to a sport traditionally defined as sufferfests defined by old guard ha

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The man in charge of Bay Area Bike Share stations

Contest with a prize below so read through!

Say hello to Mike. This San Francisco native has worked at Capital Bikeshare in DC for the past three years and jumped at the chance to move back to the Bay Area when Alta won the bid for our local bike share.


Mike Garrett

His crew are mostly from other Alta operations around the United States. These Eastern timezone workers have been getting started at 6 AM for their installs in San Jose. They’re done by noon so they can spend the afternoon sipping drip brewed coffee at Philz at Paseo de San Antonio.


Santa Clara & Almaden Blvd bikeshare station

The final five stations will be installed beginning early Wednesday morning at the Children’s Discovery Museum Park, San Salvador @ 9th, 4th @ San Carlos, Paseo de San Antonio, Fountain Alley, and San Pedro Square.

Hmm, that’s six locations so I messed up on one of these.

The first person to leave a comment with links to photos for all five new sites installed on Wednesday gets a free day pass for BABS from me. Lady Fleur, employees of the city of San Jose bike program (I’m talking about you, John), and Alta Bike Share employees are not eligible.

Sign up for Bay Area Bike Share here.

BMC Stromer electric bicycle now available in USA

Click through below and fill out the entry form for a chance to win the new-to-the-USA BMC Stromer ST1 Elite, an electric assist bicycle with a 500 watt rear-hub brushless motor, battery integrated into the frame, 9 speed Shimano Sora, rigid carbon fork, hydraulic disc brakes with regenerative braking.

Stromer e-bike contest

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