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    Ed France departs

    It’s the end of an era – our Executive Director is leaving for a new role here in Santa Barbara.

    Please join the SBBIKE board, our staff & volunteers, and the bicycling community at-large in offering a hearty farewell and congratulations to Ed France.

    A profound Legacy

    During Ed’s tenure, SBBIKE and its programs have grown substantially; his strong leadership and passion for biking have benefited our community immensely. We look forward to leveraging his legacy, to move the organization to new milestones and expanded scope.

    These are big shoes to fill and as we begin recruiting for Ed's successor we ask for your patience during this transition.

    While this is a big change, our commitment remains the same. Our future mandates we find cleaner, sustainable transportation alternatives and many think the bicycle, in one form or another, will be how we sustain our environment and assure our own good health. We're busy fine-tuning our Strategic Plan to meet these ends.

    Let's party!

    Join us in celebrating Ed and sending him forth with our deepest appreciation and best wishes. A party is planned, RSVP here.

    Thank you Ed France, for everything you have contributed to Santa Barbara.

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    PlacesforBikes Survey

    Take a survey?

    Everyone can participate regardless of where, how, or why you ride. Your feedback helps determine your city’s score in the 2020 PlacesForBikes ratings. (Want to know how your community scored last year? Check out the results.)

    Great prizes and great benefits to our entire county when enough people participate.

    Take the survey
    For safer riding in your community


    Dr. Dan Fishbein


    Compare City Scorecards: Santa Barbara, Goleta, and Santa Maria

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    Bike to the Sideways Fest

    Thinking of a weekend getaway?

    Pinot Noir and biking go together well in the Santa Ynez Valley. Take in a movie, too?

    Make it a wine, movie, and bike celebration getaway, October 18-20th at the Sideways Fest hosted by Sta Rita Hills.

    If you're going, bring the bikes – ride the Sideways bike route along Santa Rosa Road. Find more details at cycleCalCoast.

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    Bicycling into a Climate Resilient Future

    This general climate strike movement is an assertion by youth that those of us in the working world, the private sector, public sector, government and academia, are simply not making the change that is necessary to slow the acceleration of the greenhouse effect and climate change.

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