Vote for the 2011 Bike-In Movie!

This year’s Bike-In Movie is set for Friday May 13th, and voting is now open for what will be shown! See the trailers below, then cast your vote

Flipped: 

The Lion King: 

Toy Story: 

April 16 FREE Bike Ed Workshop

You have a legal right to be on the road and we’ll give you the tools to make it easy. Our workshops teach traffic psychology and techniques that will empower you while you ride.

When: Saturday, April 16th   12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Where: Coalition Office, 860 Pacific St, Suite 105, San Luis Obispo [map]

Why: With confidence, bicycling is a safe and enjoyable way to travel. Join the movement!

How: More details can be found online. Sign up for free online here.

2011 Bike Ed Workshops

2011 Bike Ed Workshops

The Coalition has announced the lineup for this year’s Bike Ed Workshops! As usual, all workshops are free, with sign-ups online at SLOBikeEd.org , feel free to spread the word to anyone you know who wants to feel confident on two wheels.

Workshop Dates: March 19th, April 16th, May 14th & 21st, July 16th, August 20th and September 17th

All workshops are held at the Coalition Headquarters on the corner of Morro & Pacific St in SLO.

You have a legal right to be on the road,  our workshops give you the tools to make it easy and leave you feeling great riding your bike around town

I ‘bike’ SLO Photobooth

Join us for the I ‘bike’ SLO photobooth every last Thursday of the month at the Bike Valet! Have your photo taken for free and show off your bike and the personal flair that you love so much about it, it’s our way of sharing the diversity of bicycles and riders in SLO County. See all the images on our flickr page here.

Our t-shirts are also for sale online as well, check ’em out at ibikeslo.org

St. Patty’s Fundraiser!

Saturday, March 5  | 5:00 – 9:30 pm

SLO Senior Center, 1445 Santa Rosa St

Join us for the St Patty’s Potluck, with all proceeds from the event going towards the Coalition! Last year’s potluck was a blast, and 2011’s will be bigger than ever! The event is open to everyone, with a $10 entry fee, including a free raffle ticket (Coalition members get two free raffle tickets) Join the Coalition at the door and get in for free!

This is a potluck, not sure what to bring? Flip a coin! Heads, bring a main dish. Tails, bring an appetizer or dessert. Don’t have a coin? Bring a beverage to share!

We will have live music, raffle prizes, a pub style quiz, and plenty of food & drink for all! Bring your friends, the more the merrier!

For more information, check out the flier here: stpattys_potluck2011

$5 Off Coalition Membership in July

Join the Coalition this July and receive $5 off your membership. To join, look for us at events throughout the SLO County, visit our office in San Luis Obispo, or sign up online! With more members countywide, we can stand united in making SLO County a better place for bicycles.

Your membership helps continue to provide our communities with programs such as the Bike ValetBike KitchenKidical Mass and Bike Confidence Workshops.

Already a member? Tell your friends about the deal and show your support for bicycles countywide as we celebrate summertime in SLO County!

Cote de Tolosa | Coalition Fundraiser

The Coalition has partnered with Tolosa Winery to host an amazing event for this year’s Bike Month, the Cote de Tolosa Velo Challenge is an epic 52 mile cross country loop, including 5,000 feet of climbing and a lunch at Tolosa Winery afterwards.

The ride is FREE, starts promptly at 7:30am, and is for serious riders only, pre-registration is required for the ride and can be done online at the Tolosa website or by calling the tasting room (805) 782-0500.

After the ride, from 12:00 – 2:00 there will be a lunch catered by Mama’s Meatballs, the $20 lunch tickets will benefit the SLO County Bicycle Coalition and includes a glass of wine. Lunch tickets are also available online.

If you are interested in volunteering at any of the ride checkpoints (lunch is included!) email leslie@slobikelane.org to sign up!

There will be a 20% discount on Tolosa wine extended to those participating in the ride or lunch. We hope to see you out there supporting the Coalition at the winery!