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Giant Bicycle Party This Sunday!

Winterfest 2012

Bike lovers, grab your favorite steed and your wish list for all things bicycle, and pedal on over to Winterfest, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s giant bike party this Sunday.

Scenes of the City: The Presidio

We're guessing after a day of stuffing your face with turkey, watching football, and lounging around in a tryptophan-induced coma, you may need some fresh air in the great outdoors. Lucky for us, we don't need to go far to totally escape the city and the Presidio is the perfect respite from the hustle bustle.

Escape from SF: Pinnacles National Monument

Just two and a half hours south of San Francisco sits an outdoor paradise, Pinnacles National Monument.

10 San Francisco Bike Improvements to be Thankful for This Year

If you ride a bike in San Francisco, you’ve probably noticed that the landscape looks a lot different than it did even a year ago. Bike lanes and projects have been added from the Bayview to Outer Richmond and everywhere in between.

Here are ten bike improvements I’m most thankful for this year:

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.

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