Bicycles Archive

Santa Cruz Bike Party Love Ride

The Santa Cruz Bike Party is gaining popularity, and part of a larger movement. San José Bike Party is the most famous, with thousands of cyclists riding through what they describe as “one of the most eminently bikeable cities in North America.”

Pedal-Powered Revelry with Santa Cruz Bike Party

Bicycle enthusiasts gathered at the Bike Church before departing on the Santa Cruz Bike Party, a mellow social ride accented with amplified music.

Aptos Post Office Jumps

Aptos Post Office Jumps and Bicycle Valet at Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival

The world renowned Aptos Post Office Jumps, site of the Pro Jump Jam, and valet bicycle parking with People Power of Santa Cruz County.

Photo Exhibit at People Power!

People Power Art Tour & Open House on Friday, April 5 from 6-9 p.m. Photos will be on display throughout the month, and available for purchase.

Santa Cruz Police Stop, Frisk and Ticket Cyclist in “Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community”

A police cruiser was parked in the street as two officers stood over a young man seated on the curb with his hands cuffed behind his back.

Memorial Rally and Bike Ride on Mission and King in Santa Cruz

People Power! is leading the call to create a bicycle boulevard on King Street.

Tour de Everyday Rides in the Rain

On February 15th, ten bicyclists participated in the Tour de Everyday ride through Santa Cruz to demonstrate the utility of the bicycle for transportation.

Bicyclists Sow Seeds and Stencils at Closed Businesses in Santa Cruz

More than a dozen bicyclists went on a "mystery ride" to tour the hallowed out remains of businesses along Soquel Ave., Water St. and Mission in Santa Cruz.

Operation Bike Nation and The Sprockettes Hit Santa Cruz

The Sprockettes, Portland's all female mini-bike dance team, rolled their veggie oil powered bus into Santa Cruz to give two free performances.

Introduction to Bicycles with Free Skool Santa Cruz, Summer 2008

I rode down to the Bike Church ready for my first day of summer skool. A very kind bike church mechanic and two other classmates were ready to get started.