The Belgian Waffle Ride sprung from Michael Marckx’s desire to build a Belgian-style cycling classic in North County San Diego. The event blends road racing tactics with jarring off-road sections that are a test for all riders. This year 2,800 riders will pass through San Elijo Hills and summit Double Peak and finish at The Lost Abbey Brewery in San Marcos on May 3rd, 2020. Belgian Waffle Ride is expanding from its original San Marcos location to include events in Asheville, North Carolina and, Cedar City, Utah for, 2020.
Bike to Work Day is a nationally recognized event celebrated annually on the third Friday in May. Since May is National Bike Month, San Diegans have opportunities to GO by BIKE all month long. Bike Month 2015 supports riding a bike as a viable, environmentally friendly, cost-saving commute choice.
Bike to Work Day pit stop map now available. Pit stops offer a break for new and experienced bicycle riders to rest and pick up a FREE t-shirt (only one per person), snacks, and encouragement. Over 100 pit stops planned, which will be open from 6:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Friday, May 15th for anyone who pledges to GO by BIKE. For a list of Bike to Work Day 2015 pit stop locations, check out the pit stop map.
On Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, the City of San Marcos will be hosting the second workshop for the San Marcos Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan project at the City Community Center, 3 Civic Center Drive. During this workshop, city staff will present the draft project and program recommendations as well as the Safe Route to School recommendations.
The goal of the San Marcos Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan project is to provide safe mobility options for bicyclists and pedestrians throughout the City of San Marcos.
Residents unable to attend the workshop are invited to provide feedback by completing an on-line survey at http://sanmarcos-bikepedplan.com.