News & Media
Thank you for wanting to learn more about what we're up to! Here you'll find our latest news and press releases, media clips, images and more. Please contact us at (562) 221-9672 or email us at Melissa@pedallove.org.
Listen to the Pedal Love Podcast on KPFK's Bike Talk & SoundCloud
On August's #WomenTalkBikes Daniella and Maria share their own stories of how social rides have helped them feel a welcome part of the biking community, how social rides help build and expand a successful bike advocacy community, and they connect with new riders as well and seasoned ride hosts on what makes a social ride a fun and positive experience.
For July's Stylish by Bike segment Melissa interviews "Sweet Ride U.S.A.'s" Steve Isaacs on how he rediscovered his passion for Los Angeles by bike.
On July's #WomenTalkBikes Hosts Daniella Alcedo and Maria Sipin interview Siobhan Dolan, competitive racer and amateur mechanic who talks about a new platform for women's racing at La Course, the first elite women's race at Le Tour de France.
- Our full July show on KPFK's Bike Talk: http://archive.kpfk.org/mp3/kpfk_140705_112000biketalk.mp3
- Learn about our Pedal Love hosts and connect with our Pedal Love podcast archives here!
For Immediate Release May 13, 2014
Re: Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition’s “Bike to Shop” Day Launches with 90 Retail Participants Saturday May 17 in Celebration of National Bike Month and the Opportunity to Support Your Local Economy by Bike
Sacramento CA – 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 Saturday May 17, 2014. 90 local shops throughout the Silicon Valley area including Brooks Brothers in the Stanford Shopping Center and Grocery Outlet in Redwood City have signed on to participate with special offers to entice people to get out to ride.
For all of the details about “Bike to Shop Day” including participating stores, the group tours to join, and tips on how to best shop by bike can all be found at http://biketoshopday.org/.
Interviews & Articles
5/14/14 - Norcal Coalition sponsors 'Bike to Shop Day' - Bicycle Retailer and Industry News (special media outreach collaboration with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition)
5/8/2014 - "Bike to Shop Day" makes the "The Agenda - 4 Things Not to Miss" - SFGate.com + in print in the San Francisco Chronicle (special media outreach collaboration with the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition)
04/25/14 - Bike the Runway: Moving Bikes Beyond Tools and Into Fashion - Longbeachize.com (featuring the photography of Lisa Beth Anderson)
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"
Pedal Love spokeswomen Charis Hill of Sacramento featured in the 8/15/14 Associated Press story above on health insurers avoiding paying for crucial medications. Image AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli. Below she's featured in the July/August 2014 Momentum Magazine. Image by Allan Crawford.