If you're interested in joining or supporting our own Corinne Winter and SVBC member Karl Danz as they tackle the Climate Ride for SVBC, join us at this fun meet and greet! Learn what the ride entails and have your questions answered. We'll bring the snacks and free beer! The evening event will be hosted by our friends at Acterra.
SVBC member and Acterra board member David Coale,... read the whole note.
Every year the NCAA basketball "March Madness" tournament captivates the nation with underdogs and buzzer beaters. Last year, leveraging this excitement, Sports Basement unveiled their "Charity Madness" tournament and raised over $34K for charities through revenue sharing at their stores - see last year's results [HERE](http://community.sportsbasement.com/archives/and-the-ymca-wins/). This... read the whole note.
Are you passionate about doing more to help combat climate change? Or maybe making our cities more sustainable, bike-friendly places to live? Or maybe you just want to ride through the epic coastal scenery of Northern California. To fulfill any or all of these desires, we have a great ride and an amazing adventure for you! Join Team SVBC for the Climate Ride California 2013.
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If you were one of the over 270 guests that attended our Fifth Annual Dinner last week, then you know what fun we had. We would like to thank all our sponsors* who helped us make the dinner possible and the evening very special. In addition, we'd also like to thank the local businesses and industry partners for their generous donations of all the great product, vacations and services for our... read the whole note.
For many, the best part about the SVBC Annual Dinner is the chance to score some amazing deals in our silent and live auctions. This year, we decided to help you prepare your winning bid ahead of time by showcasing a few of our biggest tickets. Bidding generally starts at about 50% of the listed retail price. Details are below, and images are to the right.
Of course, there will be much... read the whole note.
You are cordially invited to join SVBC on October 11 at the Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club for our Fifth Annual Dinner. This yearly supper is an important fundraiser for SVBC, and always a great opportunity to hear presentations from cycling world stars. This year, we have the distinct pleasure of being joined by Bob Roll! Bob is a veteran racer, author, and commentator with a legendary... read the whole note.
Get your order in for this year's SVBC jersey! We are special ordering these jerseys, so you must order (and pay) by August 17.
SVBC members get a great discount on this beautiful jersey - $55 instead of $75! Not sure if you're a current member? When you joined or renewed you were sent a membership card with the expiration date on it. If you can't find that card, email afisher@... read the whole note.
Are you a fan of SVBC? Would you like to do more to help fight climate change? Does the idea of a five-day, 300-mile ride along the Pacific coast sound utterly awesome? Then join me in September on the Climate Ride!
The Climate Ride takes riders through redwoods and beach towns along the dramatic Pacific coast, before crossing the Golden Gate into San Francisco. This year's ride will... read the whole note.
As the lucky staff person who gets to receive payments and keep track of volunteer hours, I see the names of all the individuals and companies who support SVBC throughout the year. Today, I’d like to call out some of the bike shops that have become great supporters of our mission in many ways.
Chain Reaction Bicycles contributes up to $2,500 per year of the amounts earned by... read the whole note.