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Media Alert - October 19, 2017
From: Melissa Balmer - Director Pedal Love.org
Re: Women, Better Health and Electric Bikes—3 of the 12 Reasons Bicycling Continues to Gain Popularity in the U.S.
The Compelling New Report "The Surprising Promise of Bicycling" by veteran writer Jay Walljasper Showcases Growing Opportunity for Bikes for the U.S.
Note: Both print and web resolution images from the report are available upon request
Los Angeles CA /Minneapolis MN- Americans looking for a fun, easy, inexpensive way to make their lives happier and healthier should jump on a bike. In the new report "The Surprising Promise of Bicycling in America" former Utne Reader editor Jay Walljasper spells out 12 reasons Americans of all backgrounds are embracing bicycling in order to enjoy more vital, contented and connected lives. The report is available to download for free now at: pedallove.org/promise-of-bicycling-report/.
Three of the surprising reasons that signal bicycling will continue to grow in the U.S. are the rise of women as bike activists, the physical and mental benefits of bicycling, and the rise of electric bikes as the fastest growth market in the bike industry.
March 26, 2017 - E-bikes are becoming a hit with consumers - Mercury News
Oct 17, 2016 - The Case for All-Women Cycling Clubs - Julissa Trevino/City Lab
October 2016 - Cosmopolitan Magazine (print issue)
May/June 2016 - Bike It! Brings Bike Safety to Santa Ana - Sierra Club Magazine
9/18/2015 - A Ride to the Emmys - Momentum Magazine
5/29/2015 - Bikes, bikes, bikes: A special one hour celebration - KPCC (featuring Charlie Gandy)
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"
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Above Streetfilm's video of the 2012 Women on Bikes Cycle Chic bike and fashion show at the inaugural Women Bike forum.