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Q & A with San Francisco Bulls Hockey Player Hans Benson

SF Bulls

Originally published as part of My SF on Huffington Post SF

Hans Benson of the San Francisco Bulls hockey team has traveled across the globe for hockey, but now he's back in his hometown playing right wing for the San Francisco Bulls, the new San Jose Sharks feeder team and the city's first professional hockey organization since 1996.

Scenes of the City: Golden Gate Park Part III

Now that the days are getting shorter and more chilly, it gets harder and harder to get yourself to the great outdoors. But here in SF, we're damn lucky to have one of the nation's most vast parks as our collective backyard.

The Ultimate Sunday Ride: A Trip Through Local Mountain Biking History at SFO

70s Mountain Biking

As it looks like the weather this Sunday may not be conducive to riding, we suggest instead that you take a trip out to SFO Airport’s International terminal for a long look at a fabulous assemblage of local mountain biking history.

Everything Bike You Could Possibly Want—Under One Roof

SF Bike Expo

Looking for some fun two-wheeled adventures this weekend? Head on down to the Cow Palace for one of the biggest Bay Area bike events of the year: The 2012 SF Bike Expo.

Scenes of the City: Golden Gate Park Part Two

Our Indian Summer is holding on (hooray!), so take the opportunity to explore the vast regions of Golden Gate Park in all its sunlight-filled glory while temperatures still allow the best possible walking, biking, skating, picnicking, and playing.

Four Great Bike Events This Weekend

Critical Mass 20th Anniversary Ride

The Giants' season may be over, but the bike fun has just begun. This weekend brings a whole slew of events for the two-wheeled lovers. From bike art shows, to foodie group bike rides to biking classes and group rides, there are plenty of activities to satisfy any bicycle enthusiast. Here’s a look at a few.

Scenes of the City: SF Giants' World Series Victory Parade

Everyone either skipped work or school to be there, and there must have been thousands, if not hundreds of thousands at the Giants' Victory Parade down Market Street today.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Horseshoe Meadows

Horseshoe Map

Every two weeks, the Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride attempts to bring to you an interesting, challenging or scenic cycling adventure in the Bay Area and Northern California. This week’s ride combines all three of those elements at their extreme and the ride can, without hyperbole, be consider the quintessential Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride.

Local Cyclist Rides SF Giants Logo Across the City

SF Giants Bike Ride

For most of us, Giants fever means drinking a few more beers at a bar you wouldn’t normally be caught dead at, and doing shots with strangers for every Orange and Black run. (Eight runs! How you feeling this morning?).

Scenes of the City: Fort Funston

Tall sandy bluffs, barren beaches, and consistently stellar hang-gliding are the key features of beautiful Fort Funston. Hugging the southwest corner of San Francisco's windswept coastline, this protected area includes the last remnants of the sand dune ecosystem that used to blanket the western half of our city.

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