Bike to Work Day

BikeToWork-graphicThursday, May 15, 2014

This friendly competition is among businesses in the City of Santa Clarita to see which employer can get the most employees to bike to work on Thursday, May 15, 2014.

This event will take place during the biggest bicycle commute in California – Bike to Work Week. Five bicycle pit stops will be available for the cyclists. Riders will also have the opportunity to receive prizes from both the City and Metro!

Be part of the solution and pledge to bike to work. Bicycling reduces traffic, keeps our air clean, improves your health, and saves you money on gas!

Call (661) 286-4098 to register your business with the City.

Help the Environment & Win Great Prizes

BikeToWork049The businesses with the highest participation rate (in each category) will win a gift certificate to the restaurant of their choice and a free treat from Rita’s Italian Ice-Valencia for all the business team members who ride. There are three categories of competition:

  • Small Business (2-25 employees) Prize- $75 Gift Certificate to restaurant of choice & Rita’s Italian Ice
  • Medium Business (26-100 employees) Prize – $150 Gift Certificate to restaurant of choice & Rita’s Italian Ice
  • Large Business (over 100 employees) Prize- $250 Gift Certificate to restaurant of choice & Rita’s Italian Ice 

Team Information

Businesses should designate a “lead rider” who will be responsible for registering their business, encouraging co-workers to ride, and act as the point of contact. Each lead rider is required to submit a list of cyclists who rides on May 15, 2014, to Laura Jardine at ljardine@santa-clarita.com . These names will be entered into the City’s raffle for prizes. The prizes include KHS bicycles, gift certificates, quality cycling gear, movie tickets, and more.

All Challenge participants are eligible for the City’s raffle and prizes. To register your business with the City please call (661) 286-4098.

You Can Also Win Great Prizes from Metro

BikeToWork031All participating cyclists, including individuals not on a business team, are also eligible to win great prizes from Los Angeles Metro (Metro) including gift certificates, bike accessories, and more. Pledge now at www.metro.net/biketowork. By pledging to ride on Metro’s Website and biking to work on May 15, 2014, you will be eligible to win prizes from Metro in addition to the City raffle prizes.

Stop by the City’s Co-Sponsored Bicycle Pit Stops!

The City has teamed up with Metro, Bicycle Johns, and Performance Cyclery to host bicycle pit stops. Cyclists can stop for refreshments, get energized, receive giveaways, and information on cycling. The following pit stops located in Santa Clarita will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m on May 15, 2014:

  • City Hall – 23920 Valencia Boulevard
    Hosted by the City of Santa Clarita
  • Bouquet Junction (Valencia Blvd & Bouquet Cyn Rd.) – Behind Chi Chi’s
    Hosted by Performance Cyclery
  • Trail access at Camp Plenty & Soledad Canyon Road
    Hosted by Bicycle Johns
  • Trail access at Newhall Avenue & 16th Street
    Hosted by the City of Santa Clarita
  • NEW! City Public Works Yard – 25663 Avenue Stanford
    Hosted by the City of Santa Clarita

Use Great Online Resources

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Call the City at (661) 286-4098 to participate!

Thank you to our sponsors!

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