Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Feb 23rd Meeting Minutes

Here's the minutes from our meeting on Monday. It was a great meeting, but we still have a lot to do and figure out. Please forgive the formatting.

CSULB Cyclists Meeting Minutes: February 23, 2009

Web site discussion (need “clean” website to distribute through school)
Encouraged faculty cyclists to get involved
Sue Brown was mentioned as being in charge of bike lane creation on campus
Connect LA River to San Gabriel
Atherton lanes to be completed by Fall ‘09
Directed to UCI’s website to see their system
Claims bicycle-only (Class-1) paths are coming
Kevin stressed the need to make our voices heard
There are good and bad bicycle facilities, and we want to ensure we get the good ones
We have to get involved in the decision making
Outreach is needed
Smart Cycling
Rules and Responsibilities card
Traffic Skills 101 coming to campus; next class is March 18th
Bike lane Classification
Class-1: Bicycle only path
Class-2: Bicycle lane painted on street
Class-3: A standard street
Race Team
El Dorado Park—Tuesday 4:30 PM
Need young members to keep it going
Sumi Gant – Guest speaker from City of Long Beach planning
I believe her contact is sumigant@longbeach.gov
Make Long Beach “the most bike friendly city in the country”
Race coming up in downtown Long Beach
Bike Station
Bike Racks
Striping and signage
Bike valet
LA River
Power and Electric right-of-way path
Protected bike lanes
Bike Boulevards
Master Plan needs work
Kevin’s Presentation
We need to be at the conception point and create an Advisory Committee
Our platform
Routes people take to school
Orange county (death-trap)

Monday, February 23, 2009

Monthly Ride Series:Scavenger Hunt

Smashing Success. Two teams tied.
Come out for the Sustainability Ride Next Month.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Race Team added to Monday's Agenda

This Week and next we will be in meetings to discuss the process for creating a competitive team at CSULB.

We are interested in hearing from anyone who might be interested in participating. Students and non-students are welcome! You can join Beach Cycling to train or compete, the choice is yours!

To start the team a petition will be circulated and officers will need to be signed up and certified.

You may join the discussion at the Meeting on Monday February 23rd in USU 307 between 1:00pm and 2:30 or you can make comments below!

Monday, February 16, 2009

Meeting Monday February 23 1:00pm

We will be having a meeting this coming Monday the 23rd in USU 307 between 1:00pm and 2:30pm. We will be discussing various bicycle issues on campus.

On the agenda will be the creation of a Bicycle Master Plan at CSULB, funding and grant writing, the creation of a cycling team on campus, flyer creation, event planning and ride coordination.

We look forward to seeing you there!!!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

with a vengeance.

some, it would seem, say today's beards are a trend..
dunno about that,
i grew up with a Dad who always sported facial hair
as did his brothers (my Uncles) and his Dad (my Opa)
here's a goofy article a fellow bearded friend shared with me about beards:

MSNBC on beards

for shits n giggles

SAT, FEB 14th - Tea for Two!!!

a pleasing ride for couples mostly.
but also anyone who wants to tag along!

riders leave from bikestation downtown at 11 in the am
and head over to Polly's gourmet coffee house
we'll hang around there for a bit then take off at 11:20 (also in the am)
with a final destination in seal beach!
stopping in front of the historic trolley car on electric ave across from the fairy tea cottage

bring a camping stove if you've got one (gotta heat up the wawa)
and tea cups (hot water doesn't go well in the hands)

for more info head over the the LBcyclists blog and check it out.


hope to see you there!
the fun folks of the

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Feb 22nd 6pm Scavenger Hunt Ride

Meet at It's a grind on Broadway and Pine. This is the 17th annual scavenger hunt event. Ride will be roughly 6- 7 miles long. Ride will showcase some of the local downtown favorites. Prizes will be awarded!!!