On the occasion of the annual Drive Less Challenge, April 22 – May 5, Los Altos Politico observes that bikes with step through frames are trending up! Here are some pics from the event recognizing winners in Los Altos. Karen Janoswski of Green Town Los Altos spearheaded the effort to recruit participants this year. Arnold Ambiel reported that thanks to all Karen’s work Los Altos was the winner this year with the most miles.
Don’t you love the pretty paint job, whitewalls, and charming baskets. Want! Want!
Above is Kimberly Beck, nicknamed the “Biking Baker.” She uses her Electra bike with a step-through frame for jaunts around town. Don’t you love the pretty paint job, the whitewalls, and the charming baskets. Want! Want!
Brooke Ray Smith, grand prize winner of the Drive Less Challenge
Above from left to right, are Brooke Ray Smith, grand prize winner of the Drive Less Challenge for most green miles traveled; Margie Suozzo, Green Town Los Altos Leadership Chair; Karen Janoswski, Drive Less Challenge Event Chair, Mary Gospe, Green Town Los Altos Marketing Chair. They are standing behind the World Bicycle Relief “Buffalo Bike” on display at The Bike Shop, 359 State Street, Los Altos, California. Brooke Ray Smith lives in San Francisco and regularly bikes to work at Pasrelle in downtown Los Altos!
Above is Sue Young, a Drive Less Challenge winner.
Above is Laura Teksler, Green Town Los Altos event organizer.
If you have a hankering for a bike with a step through frame, do take a look at the offerings at The Bike Shop on State Street. If you don’t find a match there, check out A Streetbike Named Desire in Town & Country Palo Alto and Mike’s Bikes on El Camino in Palo Alto. Further away — for the ultimate showroom — visit My Dutch Bike in downtown San Francisco– for the BMWs and Mercedes equivalents in the world of fine imported European bikes.