Bike Extravaganza, Saturday, July 13th, 10am-5pm

An All Day Event Of All Things Bicycle! West Santa Rosa. Meet professional racers;  Talk to bike builders;  See vintage bikes, race bikes, mountain bikes, electric assist bikes, recumbent bikes, art bikes... All ages welcome. Free to all. Community Bikes presents all aspects of bikes from racing bikes to art bikes [...]

By | July 9th, 2013|0 Comments

Biking The World Up Close – With Kameel Nasr

Sunday, December 18, 2011, 3pm, free Community Bikes, 4009 Sebastopol Rd, Santa Rosa Come meet a world-class long-distance bicyclist and author of:  Bicycle Touring International: The Complete Book On Adventure Cycling Cycling The Mediterranean: Bicycle Tours In Spain, France, Italy, Greece And Beyond The World Up Close: A Cyclist's Adventures [...]

By | December 14th, 2011|0 Comments

Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition Welcomes New ED

Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition welcomes new Executive Director, Gary Helfrich (snipped from www.bikesonoma.org)Gary has been involved with bicycles since crashing into the garage in 1961 after his grandfather launched him down the driveway shouting, “training wheels are for sissies!” Despite this early setback, he became involved in the bicycle industry [...]

By | May 4th, 2011|1 Comment

Ride Your Bike To Work Day

(snipped from the Bike To Work Day's website) The San Francisco Bay Area's 17th annual Bike To Work Day will take place on Thursday, May 12, 2011 with all nine Bay Area counties participating in the celebration. The event is part of National Bike Month. "Energizer Stations" are located along Bay [...]

By | May 3rd, 2011|4 Comments

Prescription Refills – Another Urgent But Avoidable Trip

If you don’t call in refills at least a few days in advance, you may have to make a special trip, possibly preceded by an urgent call to the doctor for authorization. If you are out of town, run out on a weekend and/or the doctor is unavailable, you may also have to go through an awkward process to just get a few days worth - possibly at a high cost. My friend Maureen generally avoids this problem - by planning ahead and taking full advantage of the systems available.

By | November 15th, 2010|0 Comments

Urgent Errands That Can’t Wait?

Today is my birthday and one of my presents to myself is to work to get this blog to become more interactive. I see it as a great opportunity for individuals and local groups to share green practices as well as events. Today, I’d like to hear your ideas and [...]

By | November 1st, 2010|2 Comments

Event: Car-Free Celebration, Sunday, Oct 3, Sebastopol Farmer’s Market

Car-Lite's goal is to get 1,000 people to the Sebastopol Town Plaza between 10 am and 1 pm - without their car!

By | October 2nd, 2010|2 Comments

Event: Kid’s Bike Parade, Sebastopol, May 2, 12-1pm

Celebrating Sebastopol’s Car-Free Day in Sebastopol’s Town Plaza! All kid powered zero emission vehicles welcome - including skates, skate boards, scooters and wagons! Kids 4-10 should be escorted by an adult. Older children can join their siblings or take part in Section Two. Pets in baskets and/or on leashes welcome. [...]

By | April 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Event: Sebastopol’s Car-Free Day Celebration, Sunday, May 2, 10 am-1pm

Our goal is to get 1,000 people to downtown Sebastopol without their cars!!! We encourage you to wear green or orange and/or wear a “Car-Free today!” note or sign. Participants will receive raffle tickets for Farmers Market discount coupons, free Community Bike classes or shop time and more! Be sure to check in [...]

By | April 27th, 2010|0 Comments

Events: Earth Week – continued

For more information on each of the events listed below, please visit www.srcity.org/earthday. Thursday, April 22th 1. The Creek Stewardship Program, along with the Sonoma County Water Agency and Movement Oasis, will host a creek walk and clean up along Piner Creek from 3:30p.m. - 4:45p.m. Saturday, April 24th 1. [...]

By | April 21st, 2010|0 Comments