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Bike To Work Day Thursday May 10th!

Posted: 2012-05-09

Bike To Work Day is this Thursday, May 10th!
  • Stop by a Marin Energizer Station on the morning of May 10 and grab your free Goodie Bag, full of great coupons, bicycle information and tasty snacks, all stuffed in a commemorative musette bag!
  • The County of Marin Energizer Station's going to feature waffle breakfasts for all bicyclers, plus coffee, fresh fruit, plus surprises from Parks & Open Space and Human Resources as well!  Be sure to join the WalkBikeMarin staff from 6:30am to 9:30am Thursday!
  • Thursday is Bike to Work Day!Make sure your tires are pumped up, your chain is greased, and your bike lock and helmet are nearby for your morning commute by bike! The weather is forecasted to be a gorgeous 71 degrees F. Plan to wear a comfortable outfit and map out a route to the nearest (or dearest) Energizer Station where you can receive coffee, reusable canvas bags, cheers for your bicycling, and where you can pledge (for an opportunity to win prizes*) that you are riding your bike during National Bike Month in May! If you need to plan a trip that includes public transportation, all the information you need can be found at Bike Away From Work and Bike Happy HoursTomorrow's day of Bike Celebration does not end once you reach your office. There are evening Energizer Stations throughout the region where you can receive even more goodies and cheerleading/encouragement. Local bike coalitions also have evening events to keep the celebration going. You commuted beside all these people in the morning, maybe you should introduce yourself to them over a beverage in the evening?  Consider Eating Lunch at Chipotle on Bike to Work DayChipotle wants to reward you for your efforts in staying healthy and helping to conserve our environment. Stop by your local Energizer Station to pick up your Bike to Work Day reusable canvas bag, and show your bag at any Bay Area Chipotle on Bike To Work Day, May 10th, to get a Buy-One/Get-One-Free on Burritos, Bowls, Salads or Tacos. (One per person, please). Visit if you want to learn more about how Chipotle strives to help our environment every day. Team Bike ChallengeTeam Bike Challenge, presented by Chipotle, is in its second week with over 3800 registered individuals already biking over 167,000 miles throughout the Bay Area, removing 75 tons of emissions from the atmosphere. A commitment to active transportation for a month will increase your health benefits, and most importantly (hopefully) remind you how much fun bicycling can be. As an added incentive to get and stay on your bike, Chipotle is offering food prizes (like free guacamole) to Team Bike Challenge participants throughout the month of May. It is never to late to join the challenge. Commemorative Bike to Work Day TeeWant to let others know that you support Bike to Work Day year-round? Consider purchasing a tee designed by illustrator Matthew Fleming, designer of all our 2012 collateral. Hurry up though, the shirts are a limited edition item. Once they disappear from the store, they won't be restocked. I look forward to seeing you in the bike lane and raising a drink to you after work tomorrow at both the Bike Happy Hour Party in Oakland and the Bike Away from Work Party in San Francisco. Find more after work events happening throughout the Bay Area. You can also find me updating throughout Bike to Work Day on facebook, twitter, and instagram (@babc) -- (hashtags: #btwd, #biketowork, #biketoworksfbay).

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