Know a dedicated bike commuter who pedals to work regularly? Know someone who inspires others to commute to work by bicycle? Know a cyclist who brings the joy of riding to his/her commute, rain or shine? Then nominate him/her as your county’s 2017 Bicycle Commuter of the Year!
Nominations are now open! Simply complete the form below to put your favorite pedaler into the running for this year’s award! And check out the winners from the last several years to get inspired to join the ranks of cycling commuters.
Note: Nominations close April 3.
And don’t forget to join us for Bike to Work Day 2017! Scheduled for Thursday, May 11, it’ll be a party on wheels across the Bay Area as tens of thousands of cyclists pedal to work. Mark your calendars and come join us!
Alameda County: Dan Beringhele Dan Beringhele got started biking early. Growing up in rural San Diego County, it wasn’t easy to get around on foot. “My closest friends were two miles away,” says Dan. “As a kid you had to ride your bike.” He stopped riding regularly...read more
Alameda County: Gail Lillian Gail Lillian is well known as the owner of Liba Falafel, an Oakland-based food truck. But she didn’t start bike commuting seriously until the day in 2014 she opened her brick and mortar restaurant of the same name on 17th Street in...read more
Bike Commuter of the Year (BCOY) award recipients are recognized for their dedication to riding their bike for everyday transportation. They are a testament to the many benefits of bicycle commuting: from improving their health to bringing families together....read more