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Fix a hole – TAMC Request Form

Hazard in a bike lane? Dangerous pothole? Broken grate? If it’s time to fix a hole in the middle of your road, the Transportation Agency for Monterey County makes it easy to report a roadway problem for cyclists. Access the TAMC Bike Service Request Form here to report a roadway problem to the county and they’ll send the report to the appropriate agency.

Did somebody miss a corner on your favorite ride?

 

 

Local Junior Development Team

You may not know it, but Velo Club Monterey sponsors the local Junior Development Cycling Team which has been run by club member Gordon Martine for several years. The Junior Development Team has made great strides as they begin 2016. There are 7 juniors currently in the program. These young athletes (ages 13 – 16) include: Christina, Elijah, Louisa, Hanna, Sage , Ryan and Matthew.

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Bicycle Film Fest Celebrates Amgen Tour Stopover in Monterey

The Museum of Monterey at the Stanton Center (MoM) announces an exciting film festival coinciding with the arrival of the AMGEN Tour of California on May 14, 2014. Monterey has been selected as a stopover and will host the start of Stage 4 from downtown Monterey to the beautiful Big Sur Coast south to Cambria.

The bicycle film fest kicks off on Saturday, May 10 with an afternoon showing of the animated film Triplets of Belleville, followed with an opening reception from 4:30-7:00 p.m., after which there will be an evening showing of Vittoria de Sica’s masterpiece The Bicycle Thief. The festival continues through Tuesday, May 13, 2014 with showings of Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Premium Rush and American Flyers.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the Museum of Monterey-Stanton Center during regular opening hours (Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday noon-5 p.m.)

Bicycle Film Fest Schedule:

Saturday, May 10:  2:00pm         The Triplets of Belleville
4:30-7:00 pm                                       Reception
7:00 PM                                                  The Bicycle Thief

Sunday, May 11: 4:00pm             The Triplets of Belleville
6:00pm                                                    Breaking Away

Monday, May 12: 7:00pm           Premium Rush

Tuesday May 13: 7:00pm            American Flyers

Adults: $5.00
Children: $3.00

For further information contact the Museum of Monterey-Stanton Center at (831) 372-2608. More information on the Film Schedule and events are available at: http://museumofmonterey.org