Bike Workshop, Bike to Work Day Slated


To help Alameda residents get ready for Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 8, Alameda’s South Shore Center and its partners invite the community to a free bike-safety checkup and class at Gear-Up Bike Shop.

The workshop takes place on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Neptune Court

But Gear-Up Bike Shop staff will help residents with bike issues and repairs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Alameda Bicycle staff will check helmets, share maps and pass out bike-advocacy information in cooperation with Bike Walk Alameda.

On Bike to Work Day, May 8, there will be water and energizer stations at the College of Alameda, the Main Street Ferry, Peet’s Coffee on Park Street, the Bay Farm Bike/Pedestrian Bridge and the Harbor Bay Ferry.

Speisekammer Restaurant will celebrate happy hour for bikers from 4 to 7 p.m. on May 8 at 2337 Lincoln Ave.

Also coming up is Bike to Movies at Alameda Theatre, set for 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 11, as well the Alameda Bicycle Chicken Coop Tour from 2 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 11.