Tell Us Your Story & Win a Bike!

Through May 22nd we're accepting applications from women in Southern California on "Why I Need a New Bike." The two lucky winners will win an Electra Amsterdam city bike or Electra Cherry cruiser. Do you have a great story about why you need a new bike? We're taking submissions now right here!


Before I did my long bike tour down the West Coast I did two little bike tours with friends. One from San Luis Obispo to L.A., and one from San Diego to L.A….Iwas really nervous about the prospect of riding my bike day after day, not knowing where I was going to be at night, what I was going to need, you can encounter this feeling of not being prepared. I have to credit Erin Gurly from the Ontario Wheelhouse for totally encouraging me to go.

Listen - Daniella Alcedo's newest #WomenTalkBikes

Eve Sanford talks about on her solo West Coast bike tour from Washington to California in the fall of 2014. Eve shares her stories of loading her Cannondell bike with 40 lbs of gear, making friends, in the rain and how jellybeans got her through the tough times.

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Women on Bikes California focuses on cultivating the power of storytelling to elevate the voice of women for creating more mindful and healthy mobility for everyone. Our platform is We believe in both the bike, and the concept of mindfulness, as powerful tools for optimism in an era when we are recognizing our need for speed is harming the health and well-being of our families, communities and cities.

We promote California's blooming bike and healthy transportation culture through this storytelling via in person trainings, webinars, and mentorships. We work to catalyze this culture via proactive media outreach. Learn more at

Our key focus is women - but men are welcome too! We are an initiative of the California Bicycle Coalition.