As part of Bike to Work Month, eighty-five local cyclists have accepted the Challenge: bicycle to work as frequently as possible during May, logging their miles in a special app. They’re competing against each other, by company and by team, for the most miles during the month. (There are additional points awarded for special accomplishments.) The winning team(s) will receive some really great prizes donated by Mountain Hardwear!
The companies participating are Marmot, Viavi Solutions, Olivers Market, Hansel BMW (I love it that a CAR DEALERSHIP is participating!), Sonoma State University, Sonoma County Ag & Open Space District, Sonoma County Water Agency, AmeriCan Adventures, Redwood Toxicology Laboratory, REI, Center for Climate Protection, Sonoma County Regional Parks, State Water Resources Control Board, Cesar Chavez Language Academy, W-Trans, Sonoma Co. Transportation Authority, County of Sonoma, and Sonoma Technology Inc.
The teams – some of them very creatively named! – include Bicycle Czar Commuters, Bike T’Werkers, Biker Babes, Blacktop Sled Dogz, Commute Crushers, County of Sonoma, Crank Addiction, Cyclopaths, Dos Equis, Feel the Calf Burn, FrogSong Bikers, Hansel BMW, It Ain’t Easy Being Green, La Bella Vita, MyDrinkingTeamHasABikingProblem, Open Space Spokers, Pedalicious Déjà vu, Pheidippides Project 5, Ridgway Riders, Sonoma State IT, Sun Blinding HeadWinders, Team Two Tired,Thoroughbreds, and Trails4U!