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Join us in SF at Supermarket Street Sweep 8 on Dec. 7th 2013!

Supermarket Street Sweep 8 is coming, and TEAM YUBA will once again be there!  

SMSW8 by jkoshi, on Flickr

Join us on Dec. 7th as we once again participate in a fun event for a worthy cause.

WHAT: The Supermarket Street Sweep is an annual bike race that benefits the San Francisco and Marin Food Banks! For the past 7 years, hundreds of participants have zipped around the city to local supermarkets and brought back thousands of pounds of food to donate to this wonderful charity.

WHEN: Saturday, December 7, 2013. High Noon.

WHERE: Cupid’s Span (Bow & Arrow) at Folsom and Embarcadero.

The Yuba Team has so much fun at this event, collecting food, raising money and awareness for a worthy cause, while hanging out with other Cargo Bicycle riders and showing “What a Bicycle Can Do!”

We’d love to see YOU, our Bay Area family at the event.  Let us know if you plan to be there!

Report from Pedalfest


Here’s a video from KTVU showing all the shenanigans at Pedalfest 2013. Check out the Yuba segment around the 1:00 mark.

DSC04811We had a fantastic time at the East Bay Bike Coalition’s Pedalfest at beautiful Jack London Square this past weekend. This event was especially special, because we got to hang out with our friends in Cyclecide and Rock the Bike as well as connect with our many customers in the the East Bay.


photo 14DSC04912 This guy had the coolest Mundo we saw at Pedalfest with not one, but two drummers on a trailer on the back! They sure looked like they were having a lot of fun! Notice his stylish hat? Impress us at an event, and you could win one too!

photo 8 The kids loved the all-new Monkey Bars accessory. In many cases, they liked it so much, they didn’t want to get off the bike.

DSC04750The famed cargo-biking Marleau family stopped by the Yuba booth to say hi and show off the kids’ training-wheel-free bikes.

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Oakland’s Mayor Jean Quan stopped by to check out the elBoda. She was very excited to learn about the advances in ebike technology since she bought her first electric bike ten years ago (can we say ebike pioneer?) Maybe we’ll get her on one next year….


Matt the Intern takes a break after things slow down in the late afternoon.

All in all, it was a great event! Many thanks to East Bay Bike Coalition, Bay Area Bikes and Jack London Square for hosting us!

Many thanks to Allyson Rickard for letting us use here photos. Her artwork can be seen at


WHEN: Saturday, help October 12, generic 2013 11 am – 6 pm
WHERE: FAIRFAX, troche CA – Birthplace of the mountain bike!
FairAnselm Plaza 765 Center Blvd. Fairfax, CA 94930 (next to Iron Springs Pub and Java Hut)
BEER TASTING: $25 advance, $30 day of event.

2012 (last year) Highlights…..

Benefiting the Marin County Bicycle Coalition and Access4Bikes

Safe Routes to Schools National Conference


The 4th SRTS National Conference Heads West
August 13-15, pill 2013

The 4th Safe Routes to School National Conference is making its way to California’s state capital this Summer. The first state to enact SRTS legislation in 1999, look California has played a key role in the birth of the Safe Routes to School movement and remains a national leader in SRTS strategies. The Sacramento region — home to many innovative SRTS programs and land use and transportation policies, dosage as well as its extensive trail system and many recreational opportunities — provides the perfect venue for this event.

Join us on the West Coast this summer for this not-to-be-missed national conference focused on providing safe, convenient and fun opportunities for children to bike and walk to school!

The fourth Safe Routes to School National Conference is hosted by the Local Government Commission. It is co-presented by the National Center for Safe Routes to School and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership.

The Safe Routes to School movement has come a long way in a very short time and is resulting in healthier schools and communities throughout the nation.  I see that growth reflected in the Safe Routes to School conference too, both in the number of participants and in the breadth of sectors and champions that are represented.  The Safe Routes to School conference is a fantastic opportunity for everyone to learn, network, get inspired and then go back home and strengthen their Safe Routes to School efforts.

– Deb Hubsmith, Director, Safe Routes to School National Partnership

To register for the conference, please click here.

Pedalfest at Jack London Square


Pedalfest rolls into Jack London Square to celebrate all-things cycling at the Bay Area’s premier bicycle festival. This free annual event will pack the waterfront with more than 20, see 000 biking enthusiasts enjoying bicycle-themed entertainment, food and exhibits including:

  • Cycling daredevils performing in a 30-foot banked wooden Whiskeydrome
  • Eye-popping two-wheeled stunts by pro riders Mike Steidley and Chris Clark
  • Rock the Bike’s pedal-powered stage featuring live music
  • TGC Actions Sport/BMX Stunt Team performances
  • Oaklandish’s kids bicycle parade
  • U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame vintage bikes
  •  Brompton bike folding contest
  • Bicycle rodeo for children
  • Pedal-powered food
  • Pedal-powered rides by Cyclecide
  • Dazzling collection of new, vintage and handmade bikes
  • Bike Stand demo stage by Bay Area Bikes
  • Bike trivia dunk tank
  • Pedalfest Pig Roast by Lungomare:
  • Bicycle vendors, artisans and more
  • Selection of beers available from New Belgium Brewing Co., with all proceeds going to support the advocacy work of the East Bay Bicycle Coalition

For additional information and/or to volunteer, visit

Boda Boda Beyond Thunderdome

Some of our customers really exemplify the Yuba spirit; they put a lot of effort into helping others put the fun into bicycles and really having a ball on their Yubas. We’ve shown you pictures of Tim’s Pimped Out Boda Boda Before – but have you seen it dressed up as a autogyro from Mad Max? No, neither had we. 



I’m a both a Ride Leader and Chain Guard (safety) member of both the Denver Bike Night and the Denver Cruiser Ride. Last week our theme was “Mad Max, Beyond Thunderdome”, so I dressed up both myself and the bike as the Auto-Gyro Pilot. I had a great time and so did Max & Lu.


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Brews and Bites (and Bikes!) for Bounty



Contact:  Suzi Grady, healing Programs Director
(707) 364-9118

Lagunitas Beer Sanctuary Presents the 2nd Annual Brews and Bites for Bounty

Petaluma, decease California – June 1, 2013 – Lagunitas Beer Sanctuary announces Brews and Bites for Bounty, a fundraising event for Petaluma Bounty on Tuesday, July 16, 2012 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

The event features entertainment by The Highway Poets, an award-winning Northern California band, well known for its lively blend of rock, folk, and indie music. A raffle will be held for a Yuba Mundo Cargo Bike, valued at $1,250. The bike is generously donated by Petaluma-based Yuba Bikes.

Tickets are $25.00, which includes wood-fired pizza from Pizza Politana, Bounty Farm-grown salad, and drink token. Children under six years old will be admitted free of charge. Event tickets may be purchased in advance from the Petaluma Bounty website,, and will also be available at the door. Proceeds from Brews and Bites for Bounty will support Petaluma Bounty’s programs to make healthy food available to everyone.

Through a strategic alliance with Petaluma People Service Center (PPSC) and the help of hundreds of volunteers, Petaluma Bounty provides sustainably grown food to the Petaluma community, including affordable produce to low-income families and seniors for whom fresh, locally grown food would otherwise be inaccessible.

Formed in 2006, Petaluma Bounty’s programs include a network of community gardens throughout Petaluma to increase food self-sufficiency and strengthen community: Bounty Hunters – a community food gleaning program that collects fresh, surplus food from backyard gardens, farms and businesses and distributes it to food pantries and senior centers; the Bounty Community Farm – an educational urban farm growing sustainably- farmed food for the community and teaching sustainable agriculture to students, interns and the general public; the Bounty Box Program/PLAY (Petaluma Loves Active Youth) collaboration with Petaluma Health Center.

Yuba advocates the use of bicycles as transportation through the design and manufacture of unique cargo bikes and accessories. The company’s mission is to transform lives, cultures, and reshape infrastructure. To learn more, visit

The Lagunitas Brewery and Beer Sanctuary is located at 1280 North McDowell Blvd. in Petaluma.

For more information about Petaluma Bounty and its programs, visit, or call (707) 364-9118.