Acknowledging My (E)Bias about E-Bikes

Acknowledging My (E)Bias about E-Bikes

I want to publicly acknowledge my former bias about e-bikes. I am a recovering judger, a non-believer, and I even questioned the legitimacy of e-bikes amongst ‘real’ bikes. There, I’ve said it and I’m sorry. I love bicycles. I love looking at...

We’re So Thankful For Our Sponsors!

Thank you to our sponsors! As 2018 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to thank all the companies, organizations, and individuals involved in supporting our work. We feel so lucky to have sponsors that share our passion for creating a healthy community,...
More Bike-Friendly Businesses!

More Bike-Friendly Businesses!

Image courtesy of League of American Bicyclists. This month the League of American Bicyclists honored 82 businesses with its prestigious Bicycle Friendly Business designation, and over a dozen of them are from Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties! Some are new...

Farewell, Hello, Celebrate

With heartfelt thanks, SVBC wishes a fond farewell to Ian Dewar, a long time member of the SVBC Board. Ian was originally elected at the end of 2010 and at the time was working at Specialized. In his role, he was instrumental in convincing Bikes Belong (which then...
Parents Answer the Crossing Guard Call

Parents Answer the Crossing Guard Call

If you live near any school in Silicon Valley, you dread the 20 minutes just prior to the first class bell. The roads are jammed to a near-standstill with parents driving their children, and as the tardy bell looms near, the driving environment becomes more frantic....
Year in Review from Gilroy BPAC

Year in Review from Gilroy BPAC

This guest blog was written by Zachary Hilton, chair of the Gilroy BPAC. Got an idea for a guest blog? Email Jessica at jessica@bikesiliconvalley.org. Here’s a year in review from the Gilroy Bicycle Pedestrian Commission that we all can be proud of.  Since last year...