Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast Aims to Get More People on Bicycles

Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast November 6, 2010 Oceanside Pier, CA

Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast November 6, 2010 Oceanside Pier, CA

OCEANSIDE, Calif., Aug. 5 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Event Media, Inc., producer of Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast, a new event scheduled for November 6, 2010, announces partnerships with the City of Oceanside Bicycle Committee, Main Street Oceanside and the Oceanside Chamber of Commerce. These groups, along with the Oceanside Visitors Bureau, are bringing together the cycling and business communities in Oceanside to promote bicycling and offer a festival at the Oceanside Pier with food, drink, music and fun.

“We are very excited about Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast in Oceanside,” said Howard La Grange, Co-Chairman of the Oceanside Bicycle Committee. “We would like to see this as Oceanside’s annual signature event to get more people on bikes in our community. The League of American Bicyclists has recognized Oceanside as a ‘Bronze Level Bicycling City.’ Promoting events that bring more people of all ages to cycling is our goal. What’s great about this event is that it caters to both the experienced and beginner riders.”

Sharing the Oceanside Pier with the start and finish of the bicycling event, the Taste The Coast exposition will feature attractions and activities for both riders and spectators. Main Street Oceanside (MSO), producers of the very popular weekly Farmers and Sunset Markets, will provide food and music at the Taste The Coast. Kim Heim, Director of MSO, said that Taste the Coast offers “a chance to experience the food and fun that Oceanside has to offer. We are looking forward to a great event.”

The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce has also partnered with Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast to promote and sell exhibitor booths and sponsorship packages. “The Oceanside Chamber of Commerce is excited about this partnership in a new event for the City. I think it will take off and be successful. We are looking forward to a long term relationship,” said David Nydegger, CEO.

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Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast: New Bicycling Event in Oceanside CA on November 6, 2010

Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast November 6, 2010 Oceanside Pier, CA

Bike the Coast - Taste the Coast November 6, 2010 Oceanside Pier, CA

San Diego, CA, July 16, 2010 –(PR.com)– Event Media, Inc., in conjunction with the Oceanside Bicycle Committee and the City of Oceanside, announces the inaugural BIKE THE COAST bike tour to be held on Saturday November 6, 2010.

The event is a community-based bicycle tour with four out-and-back routes along starting and finishing along the beach at Oceanside Pier.

The River Route (7 or 15 miles) is out and back on the San Luis Rey Bike Trail. These courses are very safe and flat and designed for beginners, casual cruisers, families and visitors.

The Beach Route heads south along the Coast to a turn around in Encinitas for the 25 mile course, or into Carmel Valley and Rancho Santa Fe for the 50 mile course. These courses showcase the world famous beaches, towns and landmarks that stretch north along the coast from San Diego to Oceanside.

All biking courses will be well marked, offer food and drink at SAG stations as well as mobile mechanics and support. All riders receive a participant’s gift and a finisher’s medal.

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