BIKE MONTH 2014

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It’s finally here! Bike Month! Check out all the fun events going on in the area just for you guys.

 

May 10th Saturday Pomona Valley Craft Brew ride

Join us on this fun easy paced ride from Sanctum Brew in Pomona to the La Verne Brewery Co. Then come back to Pomona and hang out at the Pomona Art Walk. You don’t have to be 21 and over to ride but you do in order to drink. Full details on our Facebook event page here.

Where: Sanctum Brew 560 E. Commercial Street Unit 21
Time: 2:15pm-6:00pm

 

May 13th Tuesday Bike Repairs at the pop-up Hot Plate:

Get your bike in shape for Bike to Work Day at our pop-up bike repair station. PVBC Committee member Dan Romero will be hosting the workshop all day.

Where: Romero Metal 560 East Commercial St. Unit #3 Pomona

 

May 15th Thursday Bike to Work Day:

If you’ve ever considered biking to work then this is the day to do it. Pit stops will be located in the following locations hopefully along your route to work so stop by and get some free swag and fuel yourself for the day.

Pit stops:

  • La Verne University campus Center, corner of 2nd and C st 7am-10am
  • Claremont: Claremont Metrolink Station 7am-9am
  • Pomona: Bonita and Towne 7am-9am

 

May 15th Thursday Handle Bar Happy Hour

Treat yourself from biking to work with us at the Press and enjoy happy hour priced food and drinks all night long. We will be selling LACBC/PVBC memberships for $25 along with a free bike tune up from Jax’s Bike Shop in Claremont. RSVP on our Facebook event here!

Where: The Press 129 N. Harvard Ave, Claremont

Time: 5pm-8:00pm

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May 18th Sunday Where to Bike Los Angeles

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Join Jon Riddle as he leads the Where to Ride in LA series with PVBC committee member Robert Neiuber from Claremont to GMR and back. Ride through Claremont,  La Verne, San Dimas, and Glendora before turning north and uphill onto Glendora Mountain Road  connecting onto Glendora Ridge Road at Horse Canyon Saddle  pedaling east  several miles along Glendora Ridge Road before dropping into Mt. Baldy Village for a brief rest. From there, its 12 miles of downhill back to Claremont.

Time:    Meet at 8:30am; ride at 9:00am

Where: Claremont Metrolink Station 200 West 1st Street Claremont, CA

Ride Length:            45 miles.

Ride Duration:         Approximately 6 hours, including stops.

Difficulty:                 Recommended for intermediate-level riders, age 16 and up. You should be comfortable, and capable of, riding uphill for sustained distances. While the grades are not steep (GMR averages about 5 percent), the total elevation gain is about 4,800 feet over 31 miles.

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