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May is National Bike Month! Let's Celebrate!
04/09/13 - Two Stylish, Fun and Free Events for May’s National Bike Month in Long Beach! The Cyclone Coaster Vintage Bike Ride on Sunday 5/5 + BikeFest with Three Special Vintage Events on Saturday 5/11!
BikeFest Promotional Images
Promotional Image #1 for BikeFest. Image: Mike Spaziano. Classic home restorer and "finished" work specialist and passionate vintage collector Cliff Shirk rides his mid 1930's Sears Elgin wearing apparel from the late 20's and early 30's. The car is a 1926 Model T owned by photographer Spazioano. Please do not pick up the image without crediting the photographer, model and the DLBA's BikeFest.
Promotional Image #2 for BikeFest. Greta Garbo in the 1930's inspired this gorgeous look created for the "Vintage Bike + Fashion Show." The talented creative team included: Model Andrea Svenneby, Hair and Clothes Chelsy Watson, Makeup Amanda Chy and image by Yvette Jessica Marthell. Please do not pick up the image without crediting the photographer, model and the DLBA's BikeFest.
Promotional Image #3 for BikeFest. Image by: Allan Crawford. Models from left: Kitty Marie Wyman and Bernard C. Serrano. Please do not pick up and distribute image without crediting the DLBA's BikeFest, Allan Crawford and models. For a print quality image please contact Melissa Balmer at (email@example.com).
Promotional Image #4 for BikeFest. Image by: Kirk Saylin. Models from left: Miss Teen Long Beach Antonia Molina and her Mother Michelle Molina of PeacePartners show off current hippie bohemian chic by the local Long Beach boutique Twig & Willow. Vintage 70's bike on the left courtesy of The Bicycle Stand, on the right our editor Melissa Balmer's vintage 70's ride. Please do not pick up and distribute image without crediting the DLBA's BikeFest, Kirk Saylin and models. For a print quality image please contact Melissa Balmer at (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Shown above: Long Beach City Council Member and Women on Bikes SoCal spokeswoman Dr. Suja Lowenthal will give the opening remarks at the "Vinage Bike + Fashion Show" at BikeFest. Above Suja shows off her own fabulous sense of street style on a Linus Bike. Bike courtesy of The Bicycle Stand Long Beach. Image: Allan Crawford. For a print quality version of the image click here.
Recent Media Clips
Women on Bikes SoCal member Katie Taylor and why she loves Long Beach!
To see the complete three minute video please click here.
Program Director Melissa Balmer interviewed during BikeFest 2012
05/14/2013 - IN PICTURES: BikeFest Long Beach 2013 in LBPost.com
12/08/12 - Women on Bikes SoCal's Melissa Balmer with scholarship recipients Maria Sipin of A Healthy Design and Elizabeth William's of Cali Bike Tours on KPFK's BikeTalk on the First Female Only LCI Class
07/15/2012 - Momentum Magazine July/August 2012
05/2012 - Momentum Magazine May/June 2012
05/11/2012 - Getting More Women On Bikes - The Atlantic Cities
12/01/2011 - Bicycle Retailer "Website Aims Bicycle Advocacy to Women"