News & Media

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Leah Shahum, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition will be on the panel "The Next Election Cycle-by Bike." on April 3rd at the AAPC Conference on April 3rd.  Image by Lisa Beth Anderson.

Leah Shahum, Executive Director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition will be on the panel "The Next Election Cycle-by Bike." on April 3rd at the AAPC Conference on April 3rd.  Image by Lisa Beth Anderson.

Latest Releases

For Immediate Release April 1, 2014

Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom in San Diego speaking on “The Next Election Cycle-By Bike” Panel at the American Association of Political Consultants Conference April 3, 2014

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For Immediate Release February 27, 2014

Women on Bikes California Launches the Groundbreaking “Active Living Plugged In” Training Camp to Activate 500 Spokespeople for a "Civil Streets Conversation for California"

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Interviews & Articles

04/11/13 - Taking Cycling and Public Transit Mainstream with Maria Sipin - Neon Tommy

03/01/14 - What Long Beach can tell us about cycling and politics - Opinion L.A./Los Angeles Times

01/03/14 - How Pedal Love's beautiful logo was created and more - Psychic Temple

01/03/14 - Long Beach women bring some Pedal Love to male dominated bicycling scene - Cover feature the Press Telegram

12/23/13 - The Top 10 Stories of 2013: Long Beach & Urban Living - Longbeachize.com

11/12/13 - Women on Bikes SoCal Expands Into a Statewide Initiative - LBPost.com

Oct/Nov 2013 - Kellie Morris Featured in Momentum Magazine: "Bike Smart." Image by Lisa Beth Anderson

Sept-Oct 2013 - Kellie Morris Featured in American Bicyclist: Member Snapshot

September 2013 - Maria Sipin Featured in the League of American Bicyclist's WomenBike: "Women on a Roll" Report  

09/27/2013 - Maria Sipin Featured in Refinery 29: "Spin Out The Door—Everything You Need To Get Started Cycling Outside"

09/12/13 - Maria Sipin & Melissa Balmer Featured on Women You Should Know: "Women on a Roll When it Comes to Biking"

05/14/2013 - IN PICTURES: BikeFest Long Beach 2013 in LBPost.com

03/10/2013 - Balmer Ditches Vehicle for Bike Advocacy in Gazettes.com

01/07/13 - How a Crop of Women Activists is Making Long Beach Safer for Bicyclists, Everyone on L.A.Streetsblog

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

12/06/12 - Women on Bikes SoCal Program Director Melissa Balmer on Frank Peters' cdmCyclist

12/05/12 - Long Beach Post Names LB Cyclist "Person of the Year"

12/03/12 - First All-Female LCI Training a Huge Success in League of American Bicyclists Blog

11/13/2012 - Pedal Perfect: Bikers shed spandex to inspire new riders CNN blog

10/05/2012 - Cycle Chic: Past, Present & Future fall fashion show in Apparel News

10/03/12 - Cycle Chic: Past, Present & Future fall fashion show in Momentum Magazine

9/20/2012 - Cycle Chic: Past, Present & Future fall fashion show video courtesy of L.A. Streetsblog Lite

9/13/2012 - Fashion in Motion - Electra Bicycling Company Blog

9/7/2012 - Psychic Temple - Meet Melissa Balmer, Long Beach Cycling Advocate.

8/13/2012 - Long Beach's Suja Lowenthal Takes Her "One Shot" to Create Inclusive Transportatin - Streetsblog L.A.

8/11/2012 - National Bicycle Conference Comes to Long Beach - The Press Telegram

07/15/2012 - Momentum Magazine July/August 2012

05/2012 - Momentum Magazine May/June 2012

5/20/2012 - Long Beach Moves Up to 19 in Bike Friendly Cities - Bicycling Magazine

05/11/2012 - Getting More Women On Bikes - The Atlantic Cities

02/08/12 - Group Promotes Increasing Number of Women Using Bicycles - Gazettes.com

02/08/12 - Long Beach Launches Program Aimed at Increasing Female Bike Ridership - Press Telegram

02/07/2012 - Getting More Women to Ride Bikes - "Let's Double the Number of Women & Girls Riding Bikes" campaign + LB Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal in L.A. Observed

02/07/2012 - Sisterhood of the Traveling Bikes - Overview of the female bike movement in L.A. including Women On Bikes SoCal + LB Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal on Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky's blog

01/24/2012 - Women on Bikes SoCal #GirlBikeGangs - The Bird Wheel Blog

01/11/2012 - Cycles and Cents: Long Beach Proves Bikes Are Good for Business in Grist Magazine featuring WoBSoCal "Bikes Mean Business" columnist April Economides

01/11/2012 - WoBSoCal Editor Melissa Balmer profiled in the new Pro Walk/Pro Bike Newsletter

12/20/2011 - Sunset Magazine features Long Beach's East Village by Jennifer Volland

12/01/2011 - Bicycle Retailer "Website Aims Bicycle Advocacy to Women"

 


Charlie Gandy Vice Chair of the California Bicycle Coalition and Women on Bikes California Director in the March 1 story "What Long Beach can teach us about cycling and politics."

Charlie Gandy Vice Chair of the California Bicycle Coalition and Women on Bikes California Director in the March 1 story "What Long Beach can teach us about cycling and politics."

Our "License to Ride" blog columnist Maria Sipin of downtown L.A. by ReallyNathan. Sipin will be participating in the upcoming "Active Living Plugged In" training camp in L.A. on March 15/16.

Our "License to Ride" blog columnist Maria Sipin of downtown L.A. by ReallyNathan. Sipin will be participating in the upcoming "Active Living Plugged In" training camp in L.A. on March 15/16.

Long Beach based Kellie Morris writes the "We All Ride Bikes" blog column. Morris will be participating in the upcoming Active Living Plugged In training camp in L.A. on March 15/16. Image by Lisa Beth Anderson. Please credit model, photographer and PedalLove.org when sharing this image. See our "Cycle Chic" fashion show at the Women Bike forum at Pro Walk/Pro Bike: Pro Place 2012 in honor of Mikael Colville Andersen. Very big thanks to Streetslbog!

Long Beach based Kellie Morris writes the "We All Ride Bikes" blog column. Morris will be participating in the upcoming Active Living Plugged In training camp in L.A. on March 15/16. Image by Lisa Beth Anderson. Please credit model, photographer and PedalLove.org when sharing this image.

See our "Cycle Chic" fashion show at the Women Bike forum at Pro Walk/Pro Bike: Pro Place 2012 in honor of Mikael Colville Andersen. Very big thanks to Streetslbog!

Alexis Lantz, the President of the Executive of the Board of the California Bicycle Coalition by Allan Crawford.

Alexis Lantz, the President of the Executive of the Board of the California Bicycle Coalition by Allan Crawford.