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

Football withdrawals got you down? It’s only natural, I mean, Colin Kaepernick’s absurd shoe collection can only hold over one’s football-related obsession for so long.

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

If the baseball-loving world had forgotten that the first-place Oakland A’s both existed and were extremely good, with one outlandish flip of the bat, Yoenis Céspedes reminded everyone that they’re still around and still flush with talent.

This Video Will Make You Want to Ride a Bike in San Francisco!

Photo courtesy of sfbike.org

It may be chilly outside, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until September to hop on your bike and pedal to the beach. Ah, ironic San Francisco seasons!

Scenes of the City: Oakland's Bill Pickett Rodeo

It's summertime, and that means it's rodeo season. Get out your boots and hat, and head to your nearest fair.

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

Buster Posey ambushes Tim Lincecum

The 27 Padres who came up fruitless against Tim Lincecum on Saturday night in San Diego can attest that the rumors of Lincecum’s demise as a pitcher may have been a wee bit premature.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Tour de Presidio

The Presido of San Francisco from the Air

In our last Ultimate Sunday Hike we gave thanks to the military for their occupation of the Marin Headlands and today we'll do it again, for the Presidio in San Francisco.

San Francisco Riders Show You How to Carry Anything on Your Bike

Wondering how to carry a crock-pot, case of Rainbow bulk food, or even a 20-pound Corgi on your bike? San Francisco bike riders show you how in a great video called "The Art of Carrying Things by Bike," on how to carry everything on two wheels.

Scenes of the City: America's Cup Opener

Despite the lack of competition, it was a thrilling and beautiful day to be out watching the first day of the America's Cup sailing, with Emirates Team New Zealand reaching almost 50 mph on the water. The Luna Rossa Challenge team sat out Sunday's opener due to a rule dispute, so Emirates Team New Zealand sailed alone, picking up the first point. 

Plenty of people joined the festivities, led by Maori dancers, jazz bands and all sorts of activities at the America's Cup Park. Enjoy the slideshow and look out for more America's Cup coverage while the action lasts.

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

It does not suck to be a fan of Oakland-based sports franchises these days.

Bike the Strike: Combining Your Bike and Other Transit

The BART strike is well underway, and causing chaos for a lot of commuters. But those with bikes seem to be faring the best in the BART shutdown. 

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