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The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: The Muir Woods Loop

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: The Muir Woods 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 Awesome Places to Take the Kids Trainspotting

Five Awesome Places to Take the Kids Trainspotting

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.

What's New at Studio Velo

What's New at Studio Velo

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.

Cyclocross: The Be-All Bike for San Francisco

Cyclocross: The Be-All Bike for San Francisco

San Francisco bike riders are lucky. We’ve got world-class road biking in Marin, killer single track to the North and South, and gorgeous bike touring along the coast. Not to mention the miles of bike lanes in our city.

Fishing, Kayaking and Ocean Fun for Kids

Fishing, Kayaking and Ocean Fun for Kids

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.

Ten Day Muni Shutdown = A Perfect Time to Bike to Work

Ten Day Muni Shutdown = A Perfect Time to Bike to Work

If you’ve been thinking about biking to work, or even if you’re a regular bike commuter, make sure your tires are pumped up, because the 10-day Muni shutdown on major routes begins tomorrow—and biking will be your best way to get around.

Scenes of the City: Sunday's Annular Eclipse

If you had any energy left after Bay to Breakers madness, then a bit after five o'clock yesterday you were treated to a rare annular solar eclipse with about 84% of the sun covered by the moon.

Instagram Contest! Submit Photos of Your Bay to Breakers Costume

Instagram Contest! Submit Photos of Your Bay to Breakers Costume

It's Bay to Breakers this Sunday. Heck, you might already be pre-gaming for the "race." For those of you actually running it, we wish you good luck. For the others donning costumes and taking sips from an undisclosed bottle hidden somewhere on your body, we've got an instagram contest for you.

Scenes of the City: AMGEN Tour of California Bike Race

The prestigious Amgen Tour of California passed through our great city on Monday morning, leaving the Marina waterfront at 11 am. The eight-day cycling road race features elite professional teams and athletes from around the world. Fans lined the streets of the City as the peloton sped west, and then sharply turned south following the Great Highway out of town. Enjoy photos from the starting line.

SF Biking by the Numbers

SF Biking by the Numbers

Happy Bike to Work Day! Thousands of people, including the Mayor, are pedaling to the office today. In celebration of San Francisco's biggest biking day of the year, I decided to forgo my usually wordy diatribe on how great biking in SF is (it is!), and instead let the numbers do the talking. Here are a few stats to get you excited about the big bike day. Happy pedaling!

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