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Support Human Power – Bike to Work This Week

Support Human Power – Bike to Work This Week

May 14, 2007 May 14, 2007

While many Patagonia employees go to great lengths to bike, bus or carpool to work daily (kudos to you all), some of us, myself included, drive our cars to work, alone, on a regular basis. We all have our reasons for driving, some justified and some not so much. But… Read More

Got Your Difference Right Here

Got Your Difference Right Here

Jan 15, 2008 January 15, 2008

We ran a post a little while back featuring a video clip of one of our U.S. representatives ripping apart the then-pending energy bill (Keeping Alternative Transp. on the Radar). His comments took aim at the line of the bill that sought to set aside $1 million… Read More

Getting There: A Journey Toward Greener Driving

Getting There: A Journey Toward Greener Driving

Nov 1, 2007 November 1, 2007

[Ed note:  This is the first of a three-part post from former Patagonia employee Matt Hunt. Matt was kind enough to share the details of his conversion of a Toyota Land Cruiser using Patagonia’s alternative transportation incentive plan. Read on for an inside look at one man’s eco-fueled automotive quest.]… Read More

Bike To Work Week Wrap Up

Bike To Work Week Wrap Up

May 18, 2009 May 18, 2009

Last week's Bike-to-Work celebrations kept our dedicated team of coordinators hopping – volunteers made sure events were supplied and staffed, area business folks presented informational clinics on everything from bike tuning to trip planning and route-finding, and supporting businesses offered prizes designed to spread the word and keep the… Read More

Probably Not Riding His Bike This Week

Probably Not Riding His Bike This Week

By Patagonia   |   May 14, 2008 May 14, 2008

Bike to Work Week seems like the perfect time to have another look at how some people feel about the spirit of Bike to Work Week. This video was posted here earlier, under “Keeping Alternative Transportation on the Radar.” This was back in the good-ol’ days when… Read More

Chicago’s Bike to Work Week

Chicago’s Bike to Work Week

By Patagonia   |   Jul 7, 2008 July 7, 2008

As a company, Patagonia celebrated Bike to Work Week in May, during which we highlighted our efforts in our stores, at our Reno Distribution facility and on campus in Ventura. Patagonia Chicago additionally participated in the City of Chicago’s annual Bike to Work… Read More

Keeping the Commuting Spirit Alive

Keeping the Commuting Spirit Alive

Jun 6, 2007 June 6, 2007

They say it takes about 30 days to form a new habit. It’s been about 30 days since we got rollingwith our Bike to Work Week festivities, so it’s time to check in: How y’all doing with that new habit of rolling through the sunny summer mornings on your way… Read More

Ventura Ain’t Bringing It

Ventura Ain’t Bringing It

May 16, 2007 May 16, 2007

There was a somewhat quiet challenge issued deep in the comments of the "Support Human Power" post about who could saddle up more of their crew for Bike to Work Week: our Ventura HQ or the Reno Distribution Center.  Not that it’s a contest or anything . . . BUT,… Read More

Bike Mountain, Make Wilderness – Part 2

Bike Mountain, Make Wilderness – Part 2

Jun 22, 2007 June 22, 2007

[Lupines give definition to the "blue" in Blue Mass Canyon, Kern Mountains. White Pine County, NV. Photo: David Smoyer. Map: Proposed boundary for Blue Mass Wilderness. Survey work  compared on-the-ground realities with this mapped proposal. Remote Nevada dirt roads are often little more than twin shadowy lines… Read More

Portland Sets the Standard

Portland Sets the Standard

May 19, 2007 May 19, 2007

The results are in from the retail store Bike-to-Work challenge. Nick from Patagonia Seattle — the store that instigated the friendly competition — gives us the lowdown: The final numbers are in and we have the results for the Retail Cycling Challenge. First, I would… Read More

Blurring the Lines – Cycling Clif Style

Blurring the Lines – Cycling Clif Style

Feb 14, 2008 February 14, 2008

Last November I was lucky enough to get a spot—the last spot—on Clif Bar’s cycling team. It’s awesome to be among a squad of strong riders and have sponsorship from a company with social interests compatible to Patagonia’s. Plus, Clif makes the yummiest energy food around! Last… Read More

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