San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (Photo: Kit Morris)
On Market Street, San Francisco (Photo: Garlynn Woodsong)
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates (right) with staff (Photo: Heath Maddox)
At the Woodside energizer station (Photo: Tom Koos)
Pedal-powered smoothie machine at the Napa energizer station (Photo:
the California Avenue train station in Palo Alto (Photo: Richard
At the City of Santa Clara energizer station (Photo: Lorenzo Lopez)
Energizer station at Pruneridge & Winchester, Santa Clara, powered
by the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (Photo: Joe Hendrickson)
South San Francisco
cyclists (Photo: Christine Maley-Grubl)
At the Millbrae BART energizer station (Photo: Christine Maley-Grubl)
At Frank Ogawa Plaza in downtown Oakland (Photo: Peter Beeler)
The Roberts family, Contra Costa County (Photo: Corinne Dutra-Roberts)
At the South Airport Blvd. energizer station in San Francisco (Photo: Diana Johnston)
BIKE TO WORK DAY AWARD WINNERS
Many prizes were awarded to thank those who bike to work — both
for newcomers and for veterans. Congratulations to this year's winners!
We hope that you will make every day a bike to work day!
BIKE COMMUTERS OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNERS
One person in each of the nine Bay Area counties received an award recognizing
their commitment to making every day a Bike To Work day.
Four cities, three counties, two bridges, one bike, five days a week
and 5,000 miles a year! Danard Coleman is one serious
Contra Costa County
Steve Kooyman visits Bike to Work Day Energizer Stations
every year telling the same tale of how he organizes getting his daughter
to school on a bike that connects to his. Logistics is no obstacle
for this guy!
Several nominations were submitted for Nette LaBelle.
Those who nominated Nette calculated that she has rescued the environment
from 450 million pounds worth of pollutants by riding her bicycle!
Gabriela Gonzalez uses her bicycle for all her transportation
needs. She is very active in the Eagle Cycling club and can frequently
be found encouraging others to use their bikes.
San Francisco County
Joe Gross rides from San Francisco to his job at Google
in Mountain View - a total of 70 miles roundtrip several days a week.
This commute is the true meaning of Bike to Work!
San Mateo County
A dedicated cyclist, Dr. Dani Weber is also a pedestrian
advocate and cycles to her practice several days a week.
Santa Clara County
For 16 years Mario Capra has pedaled 18 miles per day,
every day rain or shine, to commute to work.
Glen Grant uses a combination of bicycling and public
transportation to commute to Sacramento every day. Glenn rides to AmTrak's
Capitol Corridor, cycles to the Regional Transit light rail train in
Sacramento and then rides another 5 miles to work.
"One less car" is Loretta Esparza's mantra. She
uses her bike for all transportation needs and encourages others to do the
OUTSTANDING WORKPLACE THAT FOSTERS BICYCLE TRANSPORTATION
We are pleased to honor Agilent Technologies for the Outstanding Workplace
that Fosters Bicycle Transportation Award. Agilent supports their employees
in pedaling to work by providing bicycle facilities and even budgets
for an on-site bicycle team. Agilent Technologies employee, Steve Reddi,
received the award in honor of his company.
MOST IMPROVED BICYCLE COMMUNITY
For Most Improved Bicycle Community we are pleased to honor the city
of Petaluma as they demonstrate an improved commitment to provide safe
and accessible bicycle lanes and pathways throughout their city. Jared
Vollmer received this award in honor of Petaluma.
BIKE TO WORK DAY
Thank you for pledging to bike to work by registering for Bike
to Work Day 2005—participants who filled out a registration form
were put into a drawing to win exciting bike-related prizes.
Mark Powell from Burlingame won two Southwest plane tickets!
Paul Kittredge - Cannondale Hybrid Bike
(Cannondale Hybrid Bikes donated by Mike's Bikes)
Jennie Bandettini - Mike's Bikes Jersey
Pat Williams - Dahon Bicycle
Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB)
1. Allen Oliver
2. Mehoob Kadrl
3. Roberto Santos
4. Jeff Roubal
5. Greg Fisher
6. Cynthia McCormick
WTB Bicycle Seats
1. Susan Silber
2. David Mineau
3. Ann Mitchwi
4. Rebecca Stevens
5. Jan Johnson
6. Noreen Grabowski
7. Suzette Michael
8. Michael Domino
9. Nathan Etter
10. William Collins
11. Robert Carnahan
12. John Davidson
Sports Basement $100 Gift Certificates
1. Terry Folk
2. Amy Amiri
3. Kristin Kinnings
4. Julie Weiss
5. Miguel Munoz
6. Tom Counts
7. Tomas Loredo
8. David Gruber
9. Carrie Payne
10. Susan Klassen
11. Holly Hutson
12. Elana Edelman
13. Kristin Munir
14. John Braniff
15. Sean Harris
RECRUIT A CO-WORKER AWARD WINNERS
There was also a special drawing for this year's "Recruit
a Co-Worker" campaign in which cyclists recruited someone new to
bike to work, school, errands, transit or play the week of May 16th.
The recruiter and their 'recruit' were then entered into a special drawing
to win a Cannondale Hybrid Bike.
Liz Guzzo and her "recruit" Eric Frech both receive a bicycle!
At the Pleasant Hill BART energizer station (Photo: Cynthia McCormick)
At the Sunnyvale Caltrain Station (Photo:
San Anselmo cyclists (Photo: Deb Hubsmith)
A Marin commuter at the Golden Gate Bridge (Photo: Kit Morris)