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It's 'Bike to Work' day in Pleasanton

Join the hundreds of cycling commuters on this year's special day at energizer stations throughout town

Tune up those brakes and grab your helmet, the 22nd annual Bike to Work Day is today.

Cyclists in Pleasanton are heading to work -- and school -- Thursday morning as part of the event, which aims to encourage two-wheeled commuters.

Bicyclists can stop by "energizer" stations located around the city to grab free snacks, water and other items such as a canvas bag filled with goodies.

Energizer Station sponsors include Alameda County Public Works Agency, Alameda County Safe Routes to School, BART, the cities of Pleasanton and Dublin, Hacienda, Livermore Amador Valley Transit Authority, ClubSport Pleasanton, Dublin Cyclery, REI Dublin, New Leaf Community Market, Veeva Systems, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, My Buddy Bike Shop and Foothill High School.

Here are the Energizer station locations:

East Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station 6:30 - 9 a.m.

West Dublin Pleasanton BART Station 7:00 - 9 a.m.

Stanley Blvd @ Shadow Cliffs 7 - 9 a.m.

Alamo Canal Creek Trail @ Clubsport/Johnson Dr 7 - 9 a.m.

Mike's Bikes, 6754 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton 7 - 9 a.m.

Foothill High School, 4375 Foothill Rd, Pleasanton

7 - 8:30 a.m.

Lawrence Livermore National Lab, Vasco Rd & East Ave 6:15 - 9 a.m.

My Buddy's Bike Shop, 1601 Railroad Ave, Livermore

7 - 9 a.m.

All stations will have free bike bags, while supplies last and refreshments for bicyclists.

Alisal Elementary School will celebrate with a lunch-time event. Students will decorate their bikes and helmets and participate in a parade around the playground. Students will also get to spin the trivia wheel and answer bike and pedestrian safety questions for a prize.

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Posted by Patti Bond
a resident of another community
on May 12, 2016 at 10:17 am

Patti Bond is a registered user.

Cruise by the official Bike From Work After Party happy hour today at New Leaf Community Market in Pleasanton from 4pm–7pm. With music by Max Cruise, free energy-boosting snacks and beer and wine tasting provided by New Leaf, and fun activities including prize wheel and gift basket drawing. The Livermore-Pleasanton firefighters will be grilling chicken hot dogs donated by Smart Chicken for sale with chips and beverage for $5. Proceeds will be donated to the Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation, a nonprofit that supports injured and fallen firefighters, police, EMS personnel and their families, as well as other charitable Tri-Valley organizations. New Leaf is located at 3550 Bernal Ave, Pleasanton. Info: www.newleaf.com/events


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Posted by obey the law bicyclists
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 13, 2016 at 7:17 pm

bike to work day and so many bicyclists running red lights and stop signs.


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Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 13, 2016 at 7:26 pm

Michael Austin is a registered user.

Pleasanton police department does not enforce stop sign violations and does not enforce red light violations for bicyclists on the streets of Pleasanton.

Pleasanton police department does not enforce failure to yield to pedestrian in cross walk violated by bicyclists in the city of Pleasanton.


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