Welcome New Board, Staff to BikeVentura

BikeVentura welcomes our new board member Frank Coronel (left) and new-ish shop staff Nate Cohen. They’re both athletes (Frank once bowled 8 strikes in a row) and are excited to be a part of BikeVentura as we grow! Here’s a little more about them: Frank Coronel Frank W Coronel is…

Annenberg Foundation Awards BikeVentura $10k

In August, the Annenberg Foundation awarded BikeVentura a $10,000 unrestricted grant to continue our work in Ventura County. This was part of their small grants program, for nonprofits with annual budgets under $200,000. They said “We greatly value the work you are doing in your community to ensure transportation equity….

Complete Streets Bill Would Help Ventura County Bikes and Peds

Dave Snyder, Executive Director of CalBike, our guest editorialist We’ve all had this experience. We’re out walking a dog or riding a bike through our neighborhood when, all of a sudden, a car zooms by, too close for comfort. Our hearts race at the close call. We shake our fist…

Why we are closing the HUBs for one week

The Ventura and Oxnard HUBs will be closed from 8/9 – 8/15 It’s been an amazing year at BikeVentura, and our staff has been charging on all fronts to keep the momentum we have built in 2019 going. But we need to pause for the cause, take a breath, and…

We are BikeVentura (officially)

On April 30, 2019, we officially became BikeVentura, as recognized by the State of California. Founded as VCCOOL more than a decade ago, we’re proud to bear a name that truly suits our mission, and we are grateful for all the hard work that went into VCCOOL. This has been…