Bike Commuter of the Year

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!

Bike Commuter of the Year Nomination Form 2017

  • Keep in mind, we likely don't know this person - give us specific examples of why they deserve to win!

Bike Commuter of the Year, 2016

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...

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Bike Commuters of the Year, 2015

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...

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Bike Commuters of the Year, 2014

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....

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