2014 California Mayors' Ride Schedule
Micro Schedule
US Conference of Mayors Proclamation

Berkeley | Castlebar, Ireland | Davis | Dublin, Ireland | Golden, CO
Oakland | Palo Alto | Sacramento | San Francisco | San Jose | Santa Cruz

Mayor Miles Notes
Tuesday, April 22
Earth Day - - Thomas Stevens 130th
Golden, Colorado
Marjorie Sloan

Picture of San Jose mayor, Chuck Reed




2002 July 27th Host to 35th
Wheelmen Meet


Home of Coors,
largest brewery in USA



2005 NBG Day in Golden
Councilor Bill Fisher and his two
young sons, Chris Krieg, Steve
Stevens, Mayor Jacob Smith,
John Reinthaler. an Oakland, CA fireman



1889 Golden Washington Avenue
across from the Foss Building,
one block from the current Arch

Why Golden






2014 group (see report above) !
Ride Reports 2013 | 2014


Mayor Sloan w/Stevens & 8 other
(4 not pictured) cyclists.



Steve Stevens
A Legendary Resident
Fastest HiWheel TransAm (29 days)!



Home of


Greg Lemond at Golden Oldy

 

Date NBG Biking City
(Click for details)
Mayor Miles Notes
Ron Bishop Oakland to PedalFest Lake Meritt tour
Sat
7/26

Jean Quan


w/Bishop & Krieg


Ron, the Bike Mayor

Oakland has over 120 parks, more park acres than most cities.


Oakland City Center Marriott Becomes NBG Oakland Anchor with Honor for Ron Bishop


click to learn about Oakland biking
47th Biggest City in USA

Mayor's Proclamation Draft for Ron


Ron Bishop
(in memory)

2008 Oakland NBG Day

Oakland NBG Day
Andrew Morton with, L-R, Asst Dir. Public Works, Raul Godinez II, Councilmember Jane Brunner, Coucil President (Ignacio De La Fuentes) Scheduler, Georgia Richardson, San Francisco Bay Trail Project Manager, Janet McBride


Nancy Nadel, with city
officials & NBG Scouts

Vice Mayor Nancy Nadel w/Krieg & Jim Muellner


Quan and Krieg at
author Jack London's
famous cabin

2004 Oakland NBG Day with Jerry Brown,
now the Governor of the State of California
also honors Krieg as a native son of Oakland


2013 Group Meets at Oakland Ferry

Ron Bishop talks about Oakland cycling (27:28)
Berkeley

Tom Bates


Mayor and his Sr Aide, Julie Sinai with scouts


One of Berkeley's many Bike Blvds

Tom Bates
Father of traffic calming
talks about how his city has benefited from quieter streets. (25:28)

Emeryville Mayor Ken Butkowski , Krieg and Tom Ayres, vice-president EBBC, along Bay at I-880
Berkeley NBG Day 2008


Late 2008 Arrivals


Tom rode Berkeley to San Diego to scout the West Coast Greenway in 2013

Landmark bike bridge crosses one of the world's busiest freeways, I-880. in connecting Berkeley proper with its bayfront.
Berkeley is a long time
national trend setter

Free Speech March on UC Berkeley campus
May 30, 1965
- First police dept to use lie detector technology
- First bicycle cops
- First radio equipped police cars
- First airship disaster in the United States
- First to voluntarily integrate its public schools
- First to ban Styrofoam
- First to switch to biodiesel for city cars
- Etc....

 

Santa Cruz to San Jose Ride
Wed
9/17

click to learn about Santa Cruz biking

Hilary Bryant

Santa Cruz Virtual
Bike Tour


Skot Paschal,
Popular teacher & veteran NBG Scout, stricken w/rare cancer,
he passed away 4/22/06
NBG Eulogy
His epic 2005
Boise to Eugene Ride


Councilman Micael Hernandez, Krieg,
Congressman Sam Farr at 2002 Lighthouse Party


West Cliff Dr site of
Cycle America 2000
Lighthouse Send Off

Skot on 2005 ride NBG did for him

Roberto Lovato l rode after hip replacement for Skot

Skot Paschal, in black cap, in middle next to Mayor, surrounded by well wishers, city staff.

Tim McCloskey powered thru his own cancer scare to ride over Coast Range to San Jose and then Palo Alto another 25 bike miles away

Doug Huskey led group over Coast Range to San Jose reception
Wed
9/17

Chuck Reed

Picture of San Jose mayor, Chuck Reed


Hans Larson
San Jose Transportation Director


Andrew Morton talks with 2002 Mayor, Ron Gonzales,
as the media crowds in for a closer look

San Jose
Capital of Silicon Valley
Described in "How America Can Bike and Grow Rich"
10th Biggest City in USA


John Brazil, San Jose Bike Coordinator, Yves Zsutty, Citywide Trail System Manager w/Krieg & Santa Cruz to San Jose riders

Ellen Fletcher (RIP) with Krieg and San Jose Bike coordinator, John Brazil

Mayor's Cttn Dir., David Vossbrink, with Krieg, Scouts and San Jose Bike coordinator, John Brazil, standing next to Randy Mitchell

Over the Hill cyclists (from Santa Cruz) w/SVBC board members, city staff and Palo Alto bound cyclists

Don Loomis 2004 send off


Date NBG Biking City
(Click for details)
Mayor Miles Notes
Thurs
9/18
Mr. Bicycle, Peter Wagner's, Tour of Davis
City Proclamation Announcing Peter Wagner Day
Report & Video!

Peter' with his workhorse tadpole upright. One of his many, many custom machies, this is the bike he regulalrly uses to
move his entire family about town!


3-year old Lilly slept in the seat below Peter on the double decker tall bike you see him on here.
Joe Krovoza

Nicknamed "Bike City USA" and the "Bike Capital of America," Davis enjoys bike lanes on 95 percent of its arterial roadways, and a whopping 22 percent of residents commute by bike. It was the first (and one of only three) cities to earn a platinum designation by the League of American Bicyclists and is home of the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. 


2009 Paul Guttenberg, Krieg, former Mayor, Ruth Asmundson, unparalleled Car-Free Legend, Michael Washington

2003 Davis American River Parkway Send-Off

 

Date NBG Biking City
(Click for details)
Mayor Miles Notes

Embassy Suites Sacramento Joins our Landmark Hotel Lineup
Tour of Sacramento
35th Biggest City in USA


Front Wheel Drive
World Record Holder | 2013 Race Across America Fastest Femaie
2014 Ride Report
Fri 9/19
Kevin Johnson

Sacramento native son,
Cal Berkeley grad, former NBA superstar


Krieg with Mayor Heather Fargo & Mamie Yee
who also presented a proclamation for the
Sacramento County Supervisors


Mickey OBrien of LaidBack Cycles, Ike Crasher (kneeling), Martin Kreig, Mary Ann Blackwell, Bay Area Easy Riders Touring director, Pam, Conrad Lawrence, Ed Cox. Sac Bike Coordinator,and Phyllis
Krieg with CalTrans Director
Will Kempton
at Sac Bike-2-Work
Don Loomis 2004 American River Parkway send off Ed Cox w/Peter Wagner after
they made a new rack for Eagle

Date NBG Biking City
(Click for details)
Mayor Miles Notes
6th Annual Palo Alto to San Francisco Ride
Route
Image of a camera  2008 PA to SF Photo Gallery
Sat
9/20

click to learn about SF biking

Proclamation


World Famous Bike Activist,
Ellen Fletcher RIP 11-7-12


Ellen Fletcher steers the Busycle
Ellen Fletcher Bike Blvd Day


2014 Start group: Peter Wagner and kids Sam & Lilly, Pam Slocum & Scott Campbell, Lee Collins, Martin Krieg, Shawn & Elana Raymond, Dan Kottke, Jeri Wagner, Barry Harvis, Gabriella Wilson. Back row: Drew Wilson, Yoriko Kishimoto


View Palo Alto to San Francisco Bike Route in a larger map

2006 Mayor, Judy Kleinberg

Judy steers the Bus in
downtowm Palo Alto

Bob Schneeveis's Solar Powered
Walking Chariot followed us
Date NBG Biking City
(Click for details)
Mayor Miles Notes
2nd Annual Tour de San Francisco
Report
Sun
9/21

Carla Laser

Andy Thornley, at left, tells Dave
Snyder about his talk later in day.
Among others not pictured was
Bikescape creator, Jon Winston.
His show placed SF cycling and
Critical Mass on int'l scene

Jay Broemmel of Cyclecide, the
nationally famous touring, traveling
bike rodeo, with his Golden Gate
Bridge Bike

Enlarge

First annual
Tour of San Francisco
Led by

San Francisco Bicycle Ballet and
Carla Laser
with Martin Krieg

Read 2014 Report

2013 Ride Report


2011/2012 NBG Bus Decal Provider


Ride Ambassador, L'il Mike,
in red, greets us

Jack Kerouac Aley

Krieg and legendary Dave Snyder

Group listens to Chris Carlsson
about Mission Rock Pier 50

Carol Brouillet, of Community
Currency,
in pink, looks back at
group in Chinatown

Sonny Francis of the Domino Club
greeted us. A community leader in
the Fillmore. he provides many
ctty services including his work
with at-risk youth

World's Fastest Production Bikes

Edwin M. Lee


Leah Shahum SFBC
Podcast (23:59)


10 y.o. John rode to the City from Palo Alto

San Francisco’s Foremost Green Hotel, the InterContinental San Francisco, S SF to DC National Bicycle Greenway Route

San Francisco Biking Logo
click to learn about SF biking
13th Biggest City in USA

Proclamation




Krieg with former Mayor, the legendary Wilie Brown


Sally Lieber 2012 State Senate runner-up at Critical Mass w/Krieg, Eagle Story

Fred Lyon 109 pg. SF Gallery


Krieg with former Mayor Gavin Newsom


Supervisor Chris Daly, Krieg, Jimmer C (Mayor's Proclamationist), Scott Campbell, Pam Slocum


2006 SF NBG Day with Busycle


Most Ambitious Bike Plan in World Approved





San Francisco is a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community
San Francisco FAQ


About SF cycling Thornley | judy b. | Mona C | Frank | Chris C


2009 Eagle Send off Video by Sam Laser (12:25 info packed)!!

6% of San Francisco Commutes by bike!
Most in USA!!

 

2014 River Ride
Re-scheduled to 2015 or 2016
to receieve Mr Greenway, Ray Irvin, and Martin Krieg NBG Tour of America

Folsom Garden Inn
Where the Ride ends
Sacramento
9th Best Cycling Town
in America
Rancho
Cordova

Dan Skoglund

Former Mayor, Ken Cooley

Ed Cox
(Sac Bike Coordinator)
Ride Leader

Terry Horlick & Krieg lead trikes thru Sacto
2008 Mayor Fargo, blessed us at Capitol





NBG Photo Gallerries


Podcast w/Slide Show

B Morrical's 
2008 Photos

Folsom

Kerri Howell

Former Mayor Andy Morin w/Krieg
at Folsom Powerhouse send off

 

  
Mayor Miles Notes

Ireland Leader, Enda Kenny, a
Castlebar native & genuine cyclist, met
with Krieg
to discuss NBG Ireland
Saturday, Aug 30
Follow the Eagle Tour de Castlebar, Ireland
About the Tour
Population, 12.138
Eagle view of
Castlebar

Noreen Heston
Picture of San Jose mayor, Chuck Reed


2013 Mayor Brendan Henaghan
w/son Tom at his Castlebar store


Brand New
Greenway Cafe
at

Accomodation, Liesure and Rural Conference Cener


Laugh Lannagh Resort as toured by National Bicycle Greenway


Christ Church 1739

Beauty surrounds edges of town

Church of Holy Rosary 1901


View Follow the Eagle Tour de Castlebar Sites in a larger map

2014 REPORT !


1886 Occupy Ireland

MacHale Park, world class sporting
venue seats 42,000

Ciunty seat of County Mayo, its
large, busy downtown is a major
destination for shoppers from all
over the west of Ireland

Docent insight by town historian,
Ernie Sweeney


CEO, Blacksmith Pawel Guba, the man who
keeps the Eagle on the road here in Ireland



Bike Trails at Lough Lannagh to soon connect
to world class, Great Western Greenway,
Europe's finest




Relaxation tools for cyclists



Tour of Dublin, Ireland Ride

Sun 8/31

Irish Houses of Parliament
(Dublin is a Sister City to San Jose, CA )

Peter Matthews
International HiWheel
Legend & Trick Riding
Champion


Peter Matthews at his Dublin home with Martin

Dublin cycle routes
(planned and present)


Coucillors Cuffe, Montague and Cúán and Mobhí Cuffe

Dublin 2014 Micro-Tour Report


Video Broadstone Railway
Greenway
(15 mins)

St. Stephen's Green


A Bikeway along the historic
River Liffey from the Port of
Dublin? by Ciaran Cuffe
One | Two
Dublin Councilor Ciaran Cuffe
to co-lead Tour of Dublin.
He is pictured
below with with Irish racing
legend Sean Kelly


Dublin Councilor,
Andrew Montague,
World's Top Bike Activist
Author Dublin Bike Rental
Scheme (see video)
co-led ride


Mnister Transport Noel Dempsey,
Kelly, Cuffe

 

 

2013 Mayors' Ride Mountain Movers
The people who making this effort possible

Inventor Bill Leikam

Don Armstrong

Park Automotive


Peter Stull

John E Cabrera


Lori Yung
NBG-IT


Podcast


Dierdre McMahon & Robert Martinez of
Palo Alto Eyeworks
both ardent cyclists!

Kirk Newell

Jason Reser


Interview w/NBG

Wayne & Cathy Douglass


Lynn LePage, Recreation
Manager, City of Folsom


Tom Schoeniger - 4130inc

Virginia w/Kirsten & Frank Flynn of
Sustainable Home


John Dohner w/wife Katherine

Dale Clark

Tim Brummer


Interview w/NBG

Don Loomis


Eagle Rim Painter
Castlebar, Ireland


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