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For Immediate Release April 18, 2014
Re: Who is SoCal's Most “Stylish by Bike?” Both Vintage and Modern Looks Invited to Compete at Bike Fest on Saturday May 3rd for Great Prizes!
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Long Beach CA – To celebrate May as National Bike Month the Downtown Long Beach Associate’s (DLBA) host their annual Bike Fest Saturday May 3rd from 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm. This year the event will be hosted in the charming historic East Village Arts District. One of the first four “Bike Friendly Business Districts” in the nation, the East Village is home to some of the city’s best modern and vintage apparel boutiques, the very popular City Grounds bike shop, and great wining and dining experiences.
For the bike-friendly hipsters and vintage aficionados Bike Fest will host the perfect showcase for their favorite bike + fashion ensembles to discover just who is SoCal's most “Stylish by Bike.” To both honor bicycling's passion for all things vintage and the hot modern urban bike scene Bike Fest will host prize winning categories for...click here to read the full release!
For Immediate Release April 17, 2014
The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition Launches “Bike to Shop” Day Saturday May 17 in Celebration of National Bike Month and the Opportunity to Support Your Local Economy by Bike
In support and celebration of May as National Bike Month and the growth of bicycling in our region, state and nation, Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) is sponsoring “Bike to Shop Day” on May 17, 2014. Over seventy local shops throughout the Silicon Valley area have already signed up to participate with special offers
The day’s focus is to encourage people to ride their bikes for shorter local trips, and highlight the growth of bicycling for errands and the “shop local” economic impact as bicyclists discover shopping in their own hometowns. The day was created by Janet Lafleur of Mountain View in collaboration with Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition staff and volunteers, and is supported by the City of San Jose’s Office of Economic Development....click here to read full release!
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Interviews & Articles
Sept-Oct 2013 - Kellie Morris Featured in American Bicyclist: Member Snapshot
05/14/2013 - IN PICTURES: BikeFest Long Beach 2013 in LBPost.com
12/08/12 - Women on Bikes SoCal's Melissa Balmer with scholarship recipients Maria Sipin of A Healthy Design and Elizabeth William's of Cali Bike Tours on KPFK's BikeTalk on the First Female Only LCI Class
07/15/2012 - Momentum Magazine July/August 2012
05/2012 - Momentum Magazine May/June 2012
05/11/2012 - Getting More Women On Bikes - The Atlantic Cities
12/01/2011 - Bicycle Retailer "Website Aims Bicycle Advocacy to Women"