Member Profile: Sarah Ritter

When did you start bicycling? When I was 3 yrs old

Why do you bike? I smile a lot more when riding my bike than when driving my car!

How many bikes do you own? 2

How often do you ride? Everyday

What kind of riding do you do? In town trips.

What do you think the most important thing the Coalition has done in our area? Provide the support for various local bike programs to grow, and their work with the City to promote the biking cause.

What changes/improvements have you seen since you lived here? Bike markings on the road, the bike blvd., valet parking, Kidical Mass, and bike parking downtown.

What additional changes would you like to see? More bike boulevards, more bike lanes, bike path to Cal Poly from downtown

What’s your advice to encourage others to get on their bikes? Pick a short ride on a nice day when you are not in a hurry and one that you would want to do again.

How do you get involved with Coalition? Through my work with Safe Routes to School

Anything else you want to add? Thanks for all of your work and enthusiasm!

Are you interested in being one of our next Member Profiles?

Join the Coalition to be eligible, or send us an email to nominate someone you think is a great ambassador for bicycles in SLO County!

Or conduct your own interview with a Coalition member, attach a photo, and send them our way to highlight their love for bicycles and the Coalition!