UCSC Bike Events during Spring Quarter

March 30, 2017



Spring is a great time to try bicycle commuting. Check out these great opportunities that support safe cycling at UC Santa Cruz! 

To participate in the events listed below you must be a UCSC affiliate (student or employee).

Ecology Action's Spring Bike Week events, including UCSC breakfast locations for Bike to Work/School Day, are open to the public.

Spring 2017 Bike Library Applications 
The UCSC Bike Library is accepting applications for free use of a bike for spring quarter. Applications, in the form of a 500-700 word explanation of why you need a bicycle, are accepted starting April 3, 2017. 

More information about required content for Bike Library application essays is available at http://bikelibrary.weebly.com/apply.html.  

Send your essay to scbikelibrary@gmail.com. Your essay will be reviewed, and chosen applicants will be notified within a week.

Bike Helmet Giveaway and Bike Maintenance Safety Check Events
UCSC affiliates can receive a free bike helmet and bike light provided by TAPS, and learn important information about bike safety, proper bike locking techniques, and bike theft avoidance. 

Ecology Action volunteers will be on site to provide free mechanical safety checks on attendees bicycles.

Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 12pm to 5pm
Location: UCSC Main Entrance

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 6am to 10am
Location: UCSC Main Entrance

Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Location: Top of Bike Path

For more information about the bike helmet giveaway/bike safety check events contact Cathy Crowe (cacrowe@ucsc.edu) at (831) 502-7942.

Ecology Action's 30th Annual Spring Bike Week
Join the festivities and be part of the largest annual sustainable transportation event in Santa Cruz County! 
Dates: May 5-12, 2017
Events schedule: http://ecoactbike.org/our-work/1-bike-to-work-program/bike-week-schedule-spring/

Bike to Work/School Day
Cyclists can receive a free breakfast, free bike maintenance, raffle prizes including a chance to win an Electric Bike! 
Date: Thursday, May 11
Time: 6:30am-9:30am
UCSC breakfast site locations: Main Entrance and Quarry Plaza
Details: http://ecoactbike.org/our-work/1-bike-to-work-program/breakfast-sites/