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Three Reasons to Hop on Your Bike This Weekend

The sun is finally out—and just in time, because this weekend is jam-packed with great events that you’re going to want to ride your bike to.

We Wanna Be Friends With: Dan Nguyen-Tan of PUBLIC Bikes

Dan Nguyen-Tan of Public Bikes

Our city is chock-full of interesting people and wild personalities. Overwhelmed by the coolness? Every week we'll pick one standout local we'd love to be friends with to answer seven essential questions about their life in San Francisco.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

So the end result meant absolutely nothing and it returned with minimal fanfare, but for those who salivate over a pigskin getting tossed around and grown men annihilating each other, the return of the NFL was enough to appease all for a few more weeks.

Scenes of the City: Kiteboarding with Kite 415

We spent a recent afternoon out on SF Bay with Kite 415, the only IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization) affiliated school in San Francisco, to get an idea of how to get out kiteboarding on the bay and just how easy it is to do.

Bay Area Bike Share is Almost Here

Warehouse of Bay Area Bike Share kiosks. Photo by Bay Area Bike Share

For those of you have been desperately waiting for San Francisco to join all the other cool cities in launching its own bike share program, it seems your wait is almost over.

America's Cup 101: A Primer for The Confused

America's Cup Race

Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you’re probably aware there’s a boat race going on in our backyard. And if you’re like the rest of San Francisco, that’s the extent of your knowledge about America’s Cup.

Scenes of the City: America's Cup

Despite the recent gray weather, the high-speed racing continued on the SF Bay with even more America's Cup sailing.

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Right Now

Excuse us, San Francisco, the puke on your faux Brian Wilson beard is showing.

The Ultimate Sunday Hike: Berkeley Hills Walking Paths

El Mirador Path in the Berkeley Hills

This month's Ultimate Sunday Hike is a short and steep journey of urban discovery.

Five Bike Routes Every San Francisco Rider Should Know

San Francisco’s bicycle network makes up hundreds of miles of city streets. These are the streets the City has deemed best for biking. San Francisco bike routes are designated by green bike route signs with numbers on them. East/West bike routes are even numbers and North/South are odd—just like the highways. But that’s all really wonky and insider-y, and requires a lot of looking up and down to find the often obscured signage.

Here’s what you really need to know:

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