Fitness + Outdoors
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.
San Francisco finally has its own hockey team again, and the thanks for that all goes to Pat Curcio.
San Francisco 49ers
Alex Smith will never command the same punch-anybody-in-the-face-who-speaks-ill-of-him-like lore that Joe Montana has in the Bay Area, but it’s hard not to ignore a few of the parallels between Smith’s Kansas City exit and Montana’s.
Golden State Warriors
Your shoulders are missing, Golden State Warriors.
Underscored, perhaps, by their World Series-winning and Super Bowl runner-up counterparts, the Warriors have been in the business of making statements in the NBA this season after undergoing a lull of mediocrity in recent years.
Their recent statement was both with an exclamation point and, well, something else entirely. In breaking a 16-game losing streak against the perennially successful San Antonio Spurs, the likely playoff-bound Warriors both showed the NBA that they’re not messing around and that they’re fine with bucking modern basketball fashion trends.
On March 16, Presidio-based bike shop and team, Roaring Mouse Cycling, will be hosting an advanced class on fixing flat tires. They’ll teach tips from the pros on how to change it faster and more efficiently so you’re off and pedaling in just a few minutes.
But most of us aren't ready for pro tips yet. We need basics.
It's already February. Have you shed all those holiday pounds? Especially this month, many believe life is sweeter when shared with someone special–we're talking about a sweetheart, a friend, or battle buddy. JumpstartMD, the largest Bay Area medical practice dedicated to weight management, helps thousands of men and women meet their weight loss goals, so they know pairs and couples on the program start out with an edge. What do pairs have that individuals don't?
All is right in the world again: Baseball is back.
Both local favorites, the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s, reported to Spring Training this week to mark the official beginning to baseball season and an all-important step to erasing the game that shall not be mentioned from the minds of the Bay Area.
Payam Rajabi became a San Francisco celebrity and the envy of every Bay Area bachelor last month when he was featured in a Verizon ad for the Love Cycle Droid Razr M. The adorable commercial followed his efforts to bike a heart-shaped path around the city. The story was inspired by Rajabi's own Valentine's Day gift to his girlfriend the year before.