“Put the Sea in Cycling” Bike Rally

"Join us for a bike rally to celebrate sustainability in cycling and
the sea! The "Put the Sea in Cycling" bike rally will coincide with the 2010 California and the World
Oceans Conference.

We are rallying to call attention to the fact that the Shimano
Corporation—makers of the derailleurs, cranks and wheelsets that keep us
riding—is financing efforts to derail ocean conservation in California
and elsewhere. Many of us who ride bikes are also avid surfers,
swimmers, and beach-goers, so we care deeply about the health of our
treasured marine environment.

Shimano claims to be committed to conservation and environmental
stewardship but their actions send a different message. We want them to
do the right thing and stop funding anti-conservation efforts.

Bring your bikes, bring your friends, bring your costumes. This is going to be a great celebration!"


This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week offers plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the last days of summer. Party with SPUR, rally for the sea and learn how to cycle safely on the roadway. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: TransForm holds a rally and news conference at the Coliseum BART station to stop […]

SFBC Valet Bicycle Parking at Put the Sea in Cycling Party

"Come tell Shimano to do the right thing and stop fighting ocean protection efforts in California and elsewhere. Enjoy pedal-powered music, performances, local food, speakers and community action. At 7pm, bike ride to party at Triple Crown with music, free pizza and bike valet parking provided by the SF Bicycle Coalition!"

This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week holds sobering discussion of climate change and sea level rise, a green festival, and more weekend bike rides than you can shake a stick at. Here are the highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Planning for the San Francisco Bay. Will Travis, executive director of the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, will discuss opportunities […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week, the SFMTA Board meets to consider a packed agenda, landscape designers share some ideas that could help transform Ocean Beach, SPUR leads a walking tour of a mixed-use development in Berkeley and the SF Bike Party offers another night of fun on the streets. Here the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SFMTA […]