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Andrew Morton
NBG Blog and Photo Gallery Creator. See the slide shows of his 2002 Portland to SF Mayors' Ride
Part One Part Two
Presents
5th Annual
2006 NBG Day Cities
Baltimore | Berkeley | Boston | Boulder | Bridgeport | Chicago | Cincinnati | Columbus | Council Bluffs |
Des Moines | Denver | Folsom | Hayward | Indianapolis | Morgantown | New York City | Napa | Oakland | Omaha

Mount Rainier | Palo Alto | Philadelphia | Pittsburgh | Providence | Rancho Cordova | Reno
Salt Lake City |
San Francisco | San Jose | Santa Cruz | Washington DC | West Sacramento
NBG Day - What Happens?
A coast to coast relay celebrating the importance of city cycling                                  2007 Author Tour Dry Run
See
the "Wall Street Journal" story


2005 City Biking Report Cards
Boston based Busycle at SF City Hall - How it was made Podcast (42:09)
Lead Scout Scott Campbell
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THX to Max Chen & Gray Lowell, cyclists will also be able to use this map to plan rides of their own!
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Date
NBG Day 1
Mayor
Escort
Miles
Rider(s)
Notes
Fri
4/28
Tom Menino

"This was a very sweet event on a beautiful day. A tasty example of how this event really did bring the bicycling community together. Thanks, Jasmine

About Boston

2006 Reception/Send Off

0

Menino "drives" the Busycle




Daytime Population Change
+ 41%
589,141
Mon
5/1
3P Providence

David Cicilline

Ray Jordan of Mass Bike escorted Scott from Boston to Providence
125
About Providence

c

Scott Campbell
Jim Muellner

Wed
5/3
3P Bridgeport


"Riders were great - Mayor Fabrizi had a great time - event was fun!", Caryn Kaufman Mayor's Press secretary


PT Barnum (former Mayor) Museum

John Fabrizi

About Bridgeport

125

Scott Campbell
Jim Muellner


Jim and Scott used ferry service founded 1872 by PT Barnum to get to Long Island

Fri
5/5
New York City
America's largest city


Jim Muellner Ken Podziba, Sports Commisioner & Rebecca Miller, Pub Health Advocate Ctty Liaison, Scott Campbell

Michael Bloomberg


City Hall & Park

About New York


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Mon
5/8
Philadelphia
America's 5th largest city


Scott with John Boyle

John Street

John Boyle of the Bike Coalition of Philadelphia SPEAKS (22:14)

95

About Philadelphia


City Hall

Hear Scott tell us about all the love and kindness that has filled his ride (27:16)

Th
5/11
9AM
Baltimore
America's 18th largest city


Councillor Robert Curran read his proclamation to crowd


Martin O'Malley


Otis Rollley III, Planning Dir. awarded Mayor's proclamation

It was real exciting for me to be involved with the Mayor‚s Ride even if was just for a small bit of it.
Barry Childress

Barry Childress guided Scott
Biketown gave away 50 bikes to essay contest winners
120

City Hall

About Baltimore


First Commercial and Passenger railroad, 1828 | First electric streetcar, 1885 | Birthplace of Babe Ruth | Other firsts (many)

Baltimore Spokes
Biking in Baltimore

Report: Scott talks about "Bicycling" magazine merging their event with ours

Cycle America 2000 host city Mount Rainier
Fri
5/12

Former Mayor Fred Sissine explaininng Year 2000 route to police officer

Malinda Miles


Malinda awards Scott

Paul Park (PJ), Mount Rainier Bike Coop Director

About Mount Rainier
City Hall


Glut Food Coop


L to R: Phil Koopman (City Bikes), Will Campos (PG County Council), Victor Ramirez (MD Delegate), Scott Wilson (Rainier Riders), PJ Park (MR Bike Coop), Pastor Grandison (neighborhood church), Jeanelle Wallace (MR City Manager), Joe Robbins (Rainier Riders), Barry Childress, Scott

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Report from Joe Robbins of Rainier Riders

PJ meets Scott & Barry on his city's beautiful trails

Fri
5/12
2P Washington DC

Anthony Williams

2002 Send off Video

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Dennis Caffrey (Washington, PA), Barry Childress (Baltimore), Brian Robinson (Mt. Ranier), Jim Sebastian (D.C. Mayor's Office), Troy Bogdan (Bridgeville, PA), Scott Campbell (Santa Cruz, CA)  P.J. (Mt. Rainier).

Sat
5/20
Bob O’Connor


Nick Hein, Scott Campbell, Mayor Bob O'Connor and Troy Bogdan

About Pittsburgh


In 2002, Pittsburgh hosted NBG's first ever Mayors' Ride reception. Pictured : Gil Gilmore, former Mayor Tom Murphy, Dave Rabinowitz

360
Fri
5/16
Morgantown to Pittsburgh
Ron Justice

Jonathan Rosenbaum, City Councilman Don Spencer, The Mayor, Nick Hein, Rich Martin and John Lozier at 2005 event.

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Nick Hein
Tricia Hein (Nick's teenage daughter)
Wed
5/24
Columbus
America's 15th largest city


Michael Coleman


Former state senator and the Mayor's Chief Environmental Executive, Michael Schwarzwalder reads proclamation
not pictured - 12 members of the Mayor's Growth and Development Subcommittee
About Columbus



Scott with top vote getter Councillor:
MaryEllen O'Shaughnessy,

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Sat
5/27
Mark Mallory

About Cincinnati



City Hall

Kurt Kleinschmidt guided Scott
105
Scott & CCC prez, Jen Clippard
Pedicab Fun
Scores of cyclists at City Hall
Jason Reser and Scott
Tue
5/30
Bart Peterson


Ray Irvin's vision for a statewide trail network

Governor Appoints Ray Irvin to create statewide trail network

About Indianapolis

Mr Greenway, Ray Irvin
poses with Scott Campbell

How Ray Irvin foreses a National Greenway System! 48:13
Transcript for above Interview


The Facts: How Ray Irvin transformed the region
111

How Cyclists Can Change Motorist's Attitudes, by Jim Gange (PhD) (20:03)
Fri
6/2
Chicago
America's 3rd largest city

Kathy Schubert, founder Chicago Cycling Club, Brian Hopkins, Cook County Bike Coordinator, Ben Gomberg, Chicago Bike Coordinator, Todd Gee, Handlebar owner, Scott,
About Chicago


Kathy Schubert (with Joey), Scott's host and celebrated, long time Chicago bike activist with Scott

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Fri
6/9
Frank Cownie


City Hall
on the Des Moines River

About Des Moines




Scott and Omaha Pedalers Prez Stephen Schnitker with Lorna Davros, long time NBG supporter and senior aide to the Mayor

342
Tue
6/13
9 AM
Council Bluffs


City Hall

Tom Hanafan


3000' long, 20' wide cable stayed bike bridge will cross the Missouri connecting to Omaha
Tue
6/13
Mike Fahey


Mayor Fahey w/Stephen Schnitker

About Omaha, the door to the West

Don Thorson, Mayor's Deputy Cheif of Staff receives Scott

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Fri
6/23

9AM Denver
John Hickenlooper
Front Steps of the Denver City/County Building



Scott & Streve with the Mayor


TransAm Record Holder (29 days), Steve Stevens. to lead ride to his Bicycle Museum and Boulder - Hear Podcast
On the road with Chris Krieg and Steve Stevens including Daisy Belle on 1886 tenor tuba

Steve Leads Pam & Scott
out of Golden >>>>

540

Clockwise Pam Slocum Denver City Hall, famous muralist Chris Krieg (pictured with his wife, Susie and daughter, Savannah)

Daytime Population Change
+28.0%
155.486

Fri
6/23
Mark Ruzzin


Mayor with Pam, Scott and Steve

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Scott Campbell
Pam Slocum
Chris Krieg

David Russel
Steve Stevens



Bicycling

advocate

saluted.

story


Wed
7/5
Rocky Anderson


City Hall from
Skot Paschal's 2004 slide show
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Hear how Scott Campbell and Pam Slocum conquered the Rockies! 32:36

Scott's Mileage to Date: 3,869 miles

Thurs
7/20
9AM
Reno


Cashell Rides the Bus!



Tour DeNez in Reno

520

Reno Wheelmen Prez
Mike Damon

Ride with Pam & Scott & Mike

Reno to Folsom
115

Ride with Pam & Scott & Mike

3rd Annual Folsom to Sacramento Gold Run
Sun
7/23
9AM
Folsom


At world's first long distance power plant 8A Tour w/Dan Winkleman

Andy Morin


Mayor at the Powerhouse
Mayor, riders and supporters meet at the Powehouse before temps would rise to 112 degrees


Folsom road start



Schuyler Linn (age 12) rode the whole way


Sign ups to 7/1/06

Chris Cabaldon (Mayor)
Wai Chong
Ed Cox
(HiWheel)
(Sac Bike Coordinator)
Mike Damon
(Reno Wheelmen Prez)
Jacques Graber
(HiWheel)
Martin Krieg
(HiWheel)
Marty Wilson (HiWheel)
Randy Mitchell (HiWheel)
Tony Powers


Captain Hydrate
Jack Martin. of Gomber Hydration. towed refreshment to Sacramento

Ride Schedule
Ride 40+ miles along American River trail with Scott, Pam, Jacques and HiWheel bicyclists from all over the state of CA.

Plus we'll be riding on parts of America's first highway. See how the Lincoln
Hwy
is similar to the National Bicycle Greenway

I had a great time sending off High Wheelers for the annual Mayors ride. Thanks for choosing the Folsom Powerhouse for your starting location.  I hope that we will be your first choice next year [....] Thanks again, we all had a great time. Dan Winkelman
Rancho Cordova
10:30 AM

Jacques Graber
Bob McGarvey


At Lower Sunrise on the Parkway in the Sunriver Neighbourhood Park

10

Mike Damon w/Linda Budge, Rancho Mayor 04, Don Nottoli, Sac Cnty Supe
Sacramento
2:45 PM

Ed Cox
(Sac Bike Coordinator)
Heather Fargo


Group in Old Sacramento

Ed & Marty

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Marty Wilson jury rigged a fix for
Ed's back tire

A closer look - Marty even cannibalized broken spokes from his own wheel!
West Sacramento
3:30 PM


American River Parkway Foundation

Christopher Cabaldon

Mayor Chris rode with us

5

Marty saved the day again when he fixed Cap Hydrate's trailer wheel


Lower Sunrise Regroup

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Mon
7/24
2 PM Napa
2004 Mayor Ed with Arcata Mayor Bob Ornelas & Sandy Houck of the Eagle Cycle Club
Jill Techel

2006 NBG Day


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Sandy & Rich Houck -
Napa hosts since 2002
Tue
7/25
1 PM Berkeley

Tom Bates
Father of traffic calming
talks about how his city has benefited from quieter streets. (25:28)

4 PM Oakland



Ron Bishop talks about Oakland cycling (27:28)
Tom Bates

Mayor and his Sr Aide, Julie Sinai with scouts

Jerry Brown


Oakland NBG Day LISTEN to BART Greenway and Caldecott Bike Bore Reps (18:32)


Connect Bikes to Contra Costa County

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7

Berkeley
Daytime Population Change
+ 16.2%
16,631


Tom Ayres


Ron Bishop

Oakland
Daytime Population Change
+2.7%
10,964

Join us as we ride around Lake Merrit, America's first National wildlife refuge. Read about the lake!
Wed
7/26
Michael Sweeney


City Hall
On active fault, built to withstand large earthquake
20

Mayor Sweeney talks about Hayward (15:43)
Santa Cruz to San Jose Memorial Ride for Skot!
Th
7/27
Cynthia Mathews


Skot Paschal,
Popular teacher & veteran NBG Scout, stricken w/rare cancer, passed away 4/22/06
NBG Eulogy

Tim McCloskey, at right, powered thru his own cancer scare

Skot on 2005 ride NBG did for him

Roberto Lovato last year rode after hip replacement for Skot
Tim McCloskey


Busycle in Action (a short movie)

David Vossbrink Champions San Jose Mayor's city biking accomplishments (27:28)
Palo Alto NBG Day Photo Gallery
Mayor Judy Kleinberg Celebrates Palo Alto, Busycle and Scott Campbell - Extra FUN (21:27)
Th
7/27
11 AM San Jose
America's 10th largest city


Palo Alto Bike Blvd named after legendary bike activist Ellen Fletcher (podcast)

3 PM Palo Alto



Busycle Publicist Christy Wolf of yourbrandhere.com

Judy w/Martin & Scott said, "that was the most fun I ever have ever had as a Mayor"
Ron Gonzales

Mayor's Cttn Dir., David Vossbrink, with Krieg, Scouts and San Jose Bike coordinator, John Brazil, standing next to Randy Mitchell

Judy Kleinberg

Judy steers the Bus in downtowm Palo Alto

Bob Schneeveis's Solar Powered Walking Chariot (pix) followed us


Scott & Randy


Will the Snake Man rode 20 ms. with an eight foot boa constrictor wrapped around his neck.


Whole Foods Bruce in middle

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Randy nailed his Coffin Trick on ride to Palo Alto
Busycle #2 Key Operator, Rich Willits

Mark Linde admires Randy Mitchell's 1885 HiWheel

San Jose
Daytime Population Change
- 5.6%
50,069

Scott Campbell | Pam Slocum
Mark Linde | Will the Snake Man | Randy Mitchell (HiWheel) | Martin Krieg (HiWheel) | Schuyler Linn |
Tom Kabat of Woodenbikes.com

Palo Alto
Daytime Population Change
+81.4%
47,707


San Jose to
Palo Alto Route
Fri
7/28
4 PM San Francisco
America's 14th largest city

America's #1
Big City for Biking?


Team Busycle at City Hall




Leah Shahum SFBC Director - Listen to Podcast (23:59)




Martin Krieg w/former
Mayor Willie Brown

Gavin Newsom


Car Free Supervisor, Chris Daly, w/Scott & Martin

Supervisor Chris Daly talks about San Francisco cycling, reads 2006 proclamation (15:01)





Some of the Mayor's staff
w/ Entertainment Arts Liaison, Patty Carlise, at right

Most sustainable US city


Daly, Krieg, Jimmer C. (Mayor's proclamationist), Scott, Pam


Artsist
Mona Caron to buy


Author judy b. riding Critical Mass

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Krieg with Newsom
Andy Thornley, SFBC Program Director
Chris Carlsson, Longtime, SF Cycling icon: "One of the original founders of Critical Mass - editor, "Critical Mass: Bicycling's Defiant Celebration" SF Historical bike tour leader

2PM Met at (Garfield Sq Park 26th & Harrison) - for for ride to City Hall
Busycle | Wiki
The ROUTE we took!

See Frank Chan pedal San Francisco's steepest hills (5:10)

About SF cycling Thornley | judy b. | Mona C | Frank | Chris C

Daytime Population Change
+21.7%
168,747


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