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Four Fun Bike Events This Week

Bike to the Theater: ACT Theater and the SF Bicycle Coalition are back at it again for their second round of Bike to the Theater Nights.

Bay Area Sports Beat: The Warriors' Sleeves and What You Need to Know Right Now

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.

The Ultimate Sunday Hike: Wilder Ranch Santa Cruz

Today's scenic jaunt, at Wilder Ranch State Historic Park located just north of Santa Cruz on the Pacific Coast, is a wonderful hike that will appeal to people and families of all ages.

Scenes of the City: SF's Bike Polo Scene

On any given weeknight, you can find a motley crew of bike polo players hanging out in the Mission at Jose Coronado Park at 21st and Shotwell.

How to Change a Flat Bike Tire: Tips from the Pros

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.

One is the Loneliest Number When it Comes to Weight Loss. Here’s Why.

Jumpstart MD

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?

Bay Area Sports Beat: What You Need to Know Now

All is right in the world again: Baseball is back.

Well, almost.

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 (The Verizon Ad Cyclist) on Love and Long Distance

Originally published as part of My SF on Huffington Post SF

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.

What You Need to Know About Bay Area Sports Right Now

Tim Lincecum

Is the Super Bowl-related hangover really that bad, or is hair actually one of the week’s dominating sports stories in the Bay Area?

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Sweeney Ridge

Sweeney Ridge Map

Today’s ride will be a test of your climbing legs as we venture to the top of one of the more little known areas of the GGNRA in San Mateo county, Sweeney Ridge. Although it has been immortalized in one of the many iconic posters from the Parks Conservancy, it gets nowhere near the visitors other areas of the park receive.

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