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Howard Booth has worked in education, the arts, and business for over 30 years. He bikes around Santa Barbara every day for errands, meetings, and pleasure.

Andie Bridges lives in Goleta with her husband, Dan, and their 2-year-old son, Alden. When not making macaroni art or eating Play-Doh, the Bridges can be found pedaling around town on adventures big and small. As a family, they strive to use the car less and pedal more.

Erika Lindemann was born and raised in Santa Barbara. and returned home after college to work in bicycle planning and promoting sustainable transportation. She now works for the Wilderness Youth Project but remains active in the bicycling community as an advocate and aficionado.

While Spring Cleaning, Thoughts Turn To …

There can be a great sense of satisfaction from maintaining your own bike. Read story.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Pedaling While Pregnant

I’m 24 weeks pregnant, I’m loving biking as much as ever, and I’m not alone. Read story.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Sharing the Path

Making the bike path experience a pleasant one; saddlebag tips. Read story.

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The Fixie Phenomenon

Fixed-gear bikes take some getting used to, but many love them. Read story.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Racing Santa Barbara

Competitive biking is alive and well all over our county. Read story.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Bike Commuters

In the last decade, bike commuting numbers have nearly doubled within Santa Barbara. Read story.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Learning-to-Pedal Memories

Aligning his desktop meant Howard discovered some unfinished business. Read story.

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

The Resolution to Ride

If you’ve vowed to get back in shape this year, cycling can help you get there. Read story.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Pedaling While Reclining

Most cyclists choose a "bent" because the rider's weight is distributed comfortably in a seat instead of resting on a small saddle. Read story.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

What a Difference a Bike Makes

Bikes are often considered a fun alternative mode of transportation in nice weather, but they can be integral to the lives of people struggling to subsist. Read story.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Pedaling with Illumination

Lights on a bike at night is the law, and innovators use LEDs and lasers to project bicycle images and revolving wheel lights to alert automobile drivers. Read story.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

BMX Riders Soar

The crew at Elings is a unique group that spans from toddlers kicking up dust clouds on the sidelines to men with decades of riding experience. Read story.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Pedaling on Open Streets

More than 2.5 miles of Cabrillo will be open to bicyclists, pedestrians, skateboarders, families with strollers, and dog-walkers on November 2. Read story.

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

UCSB Bikes

The school ranks third in the Top 10 Bike-Friendly Campuses list compiled by Best Colleges Online. Read story.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Pedaling for Our Community

Tour de Cure and S.B. Century are two annual group bicycle rides that will challenge your body and spirit. Read story.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Vaud and the Villains

This 19 piece 1930s New Orleans orchestra and cabaret will ... Read More