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The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Pt. Reyes Limantour Loop Road Ride

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Pt. Reyes Limantour Loop Road Ride

We know there's an entire universe of world-class biking beyond San Francisco. That's why we're enlisting the experts at Studio Velo, hands-down one of the Bay Area's best bike shops, to give you the lowdown on what's hot and what's new in the cycling world.

Are You Tough Enough for the Seven Hells Ride?

Are You Tough Enough for the Seven Hells Ride?

Most San Francisco bike routes are designed to avoid the city’s hills. But this Saturday there’s a group bike ride that goes out of its way to hit every steep crest, reach every gorgeous vista, and scale every SF peak. The annual Seven Hells Ride is back again—and it’s even tougher than ever.

The Bay Area's Kid-Friendly Water Parks

The Bay Area's Kid-Friendly Water Parks

This is our weekly guest-blog post from the moms behind Red Tricycle, a site that focuses on the "lighter side" of parenting. Every week, they'll be bringing us their picks of stuff to do around the Bay Area with kids.

Get Into "Glamping" with SF-Based Shelter Co.

Get Into "Glamping" with SF-Based Shelter Co.

It is safe to say that a slang word becomes a thing when you throw it out there and everybody gets it—see “staycation.” Like “fashionista” and “upcycling” before it, “glamping” has arrived, as they say in Hollywood, darlings.

Launched in April, Shelter Co. is the silver-spoon baby of Kelsey and Mike Sheofosky, a husband-wife team who have a very urbane take on a dirty pastime. We believe you call it “camping.”

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: The Marin Headlands Loop

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: The Marin Headlands Loop

We know there's an entire universe of world-class biking beyond San Francisco. That's why we're enlisting the experts at Studio Velo, hands-down one of the Bay Area's best bike shops, to give you the lowdown on what's hot and what's new in the cycling world.

Five Spots to Watch the Tour de France

Five Spots to Watch the Tour de France

The Tour de France is well underway. With the flat stages behind them, the peloton has now moved on to the mountains—the most exciting stages to watch. Even if you don’t fancy yourself a race fan, watching the group of riders power up the Pyrenees and Alps is a breathtaking sight. So if you’re looking for a good place to hole up and watch the battle for the polka dot jersey, look no further. Here are five great spots to watch Le Tour—and have a beer or espresso while you do it.

Adventures with the Kids at the Awesome China Camp

Adventures with the Kids at the Awesome China Camp

This is our weekly guest-blog post from the moms behind Red Tricycle, a site that focuses on the "lighter side" of parenting. Every week, they'll be bringing us their picks of stuff to do around the Bay Area with kids.

Frank Sinatra to Be Celebrated at Special SF Giants Tribute

Frank Sinatra Celebrated at Special SF Giants Tribute

Maybe you knew it already, but Frank Sinatra was a diehard baseball fan and a personal friend of Willie Mays. So naturally, Sinatra was a frequent guest of the San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park.

On Monday, August 13, the Giants will pay a tribute to “Ol’ Blue Eyes” when they face the Washington Nationals at 7:15 p.m.

Photos: popchips Game Changers: Athletes Hungry for Change

Hungry for change? Tim Lincecum is. That’s why he teamed up with popchips to “chip in” for charity. As a part of the popchips game changers program, fans were encouraged to submit ideas on how Tim could give back to the San Francisco community. After nominations were submitted, the community voted on the local causes and event ideas that they wanted to see popchips and Tim Lincecum bring to life. The top 5 ideas were shared with Tim and the cause that hit a home run, was the Muttville Senior Dog Rescue program.

What's the Big Deal About America's Cup?

What's the Big Deal About America's Cup?

A stiff afternoon breeze tousles Tom Ehman’s light, dapper hair as he strolls from a chauffeured car to the water’s edge at the Marina Green. Whitecaps 
bristle as a swift current gushes east toward Alcatraz. This same famous stretch of san francisco’s windblown waterfront will be transformed this 
summer and next into a racetrack for some of the most exciting sailing the world has ever seen—the 34th America’s Cup, held on the home turf of defending champion and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison.

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