The Progress and Future of Santa Monica’s BAP

MERYL ELLINGSON, Santa Monica, CA Year’s end is always a time of celebration and reflection. 2016 was a turbulent year, but for the local cycling [...]

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Riding Hills For Hillary: Four Cyclists Ride Across America For Hillary Clinton

DARIUS POPENHAGEN, Santa Monica, CA On September 6, 2016, a group of 4 people left from Portsmouth, NH, and rode across America in support of [...]

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Measure M — How Could Your Vote Help Change The Future of Los Angeles?

DARIUS POPENHAGEN, Santa Monica, CA The Ferris wheel on the Santa Monica Pier, the Hollywood Sign and the Downtown L.A. skyline are some of the [...]

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New Jersey Man Rides to Mount Whitney for Charity

Bill Zuppa with his Jamis Aurora touring bike that has been used on his “Georgie Ride” since 1999. Santa Monica, CA – September [...]

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City of West Hollywood Approves Citywide Public Bikeshare Program

City of West Hollywood Approves Citywide Public Bikeshare Program  New Service will Deploy 150 ‘Smart Bikes’ in 20 Self-Service Stations in West [...]

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‘It’s Like Riding a Bike’ Means Nothing to These Adults Trying to Learn – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

Santa Monica, Calif., has a thriving cycling culture, with an extensive network of bike lanes. A commuter bike-loan program facilitates cycling [...]

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New and Improved Bicycle Friendly Business Application!

With Aika Trading and Cyclepathic Fitness recently joining the ranks of Santa Monica most bicycle friendly businesses (see updated 2015 Santa [...]

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Q&A with SMBC’s New General Manager!

As of May 1st long time employee, Andrea Aponte, officially became Bike Center General Manager. Ron Durgin remains a Managing Partner and is now [...]

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2015 Santa Monica Sustainable Quality Awards Bike Sponsorship

At this years 20th annual Sustainable Quality Awards, the Santa Monica Bike Center encouraged attendees to travel the emission free way to the [...]

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SMPD Joins Forces with Bike Center to Promote “Smart Cycling” in Santa Monica — SANTA MONICA NEXT

When we published our Bicycle Action Plan update a couple weeks ago, we wanted to highlight all the work that has been done in the last three [...]

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