CycleMAYnia Sampler

This Week’s CycleMAYnia Highlights

<strong>CYCLING ON THE RISE:</strong> Seismic shifts are seizing the world of cycling. In Santa Barbara, 42 percent of the population rides recreationally. While the number of people who commute to and from work by bike is much smaller, it has nearly doubled since 2000.
Paul Wellman

CycleMAYnia, S.B.’s annual celebration of bicycling and all things two-wheeled, is in full swing this month. The fest features a plethora of fun and eco-friendly events worth pedaling to every May; the following is a roundup of the best MAYnia gatherings this week.

• Mountain Bike Clinic: Cycling skills workshop will teach riders trail etiquette, bike handling, turns, and more. All levels; please RSVP. (Sun., May 15, 9-11am. Elings Park, 1298 Las Positas Rd.)

• Bike to Green Drinks: Wine, discussion, and socializing with fellow cyclists and the S.B. Bicycle Coalition. (Tue., May 17, 5-7pm. Carr Winery, 414 N. Salsipuedes St.)

• David V. Herlihy: The Lost Cyclist: Book-signing, discussion, and slide-show with author/photographer/cyclist. (Wed., May 18, 7-8pm. Chaucer’s Books, 3321 State St.)

Call 963-7283 or visit for more info.


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