Bicycles Archive

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.”

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

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

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 Critical Massers were riding on West Cliff as the sun dipped behind the Pacific Ocean.

I came across a sad scene of willful and vengeful destruction of an important community resource.

Some riders decided that this Midnight Mystery Ride would be different in the sense that there would not be a single leader.

Critical Mass in October is especially fun because it is a Halloween Ride where people dress and act in a freakish fashion.

On June 24, 2005, I took part in the first ever Santa Cruz Midnight Mystery Ride. Somebody put a call out:

About ten cycles, including a tandem, were hung on the fence as a silent suggestion to the autobots that they change their destructive ways.