bay area weekend events

20 May, 2011

Red Bike and Green, Richmond Spokes, P.O.K.E.R Bicycle Familia, Manifesto Bicycles, and Era Art Bar present a night of funk, soul, slaps, and dubs by Be Brown, Aebl Dee, and DJ Black, spinning on a human powered dance floor, with a custom bike display by Montano Velo of Broakland Bikes and bike parking by Richmond Spokes. $5 (free before 10) with bike parking or membership card 
ERA art bar and Lounge, 19 Grand Ave Oakland, California 9:00pm – 1:30am
Saturday May 21st, 9am-12pm
Ride 20 miles to Maker Faire with great music. Meet at the 19th Street Steps at 9AM. There will be coffee and Bike Blended Smoothies at the start! We will be rolling at 9:15AM
Sun., May. 22 | 1pm-5pm | Urban School, 1563 Page Street
This four-hour, in-classroom introductory course is perfect for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable riding on city streets. This class will cover the basics for how to choose the right bike and properly fit a helmet. learn tips for the safest ways to ride in traffic, techniques to avoid or deal with road hazards and emergency maneuvers along with other useful gems of knowledge, like the best way to lock up your bike and how to use a bike in combination with public transit, and biking rights and responsibilities. Class is open to adults and anyone over 14 years of age; preregistration is required — sign up at www.sfbike.org/edu

saturday May 21st,  East Bay
Check out Bike To Market Day website to see participating markets  
"Keep your legs limber and cycle on over in support of your participating East Bay markets for the 2nd annual Bike to Market Day, May 21, 2011. Cyclists all over the East Bay will receive discounts and other selected goodies at participating markets when they make this day’s shopping trip by bike."

have a great weekend everyone! if you have a local bike event coming up please send me a message, i would love to share it on le blog. cheers!

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