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A Preview of Friday's ARTCRANK Bike Art

On Friday night, SOMArts’ lofty space will be buzzing with Bay Area bicyclists and art lovers.

Finally, a Stylish Bike Pant for Ladies

City surveys show that women make up a third of all bike commuters in San Francisco. Yet those of us women who ride have little bike fashion options, compared to the bicycle dudes. While companies like Levi’s have made a series of men’s cycling lines, there are still no stylish bike pants for the ladies…until now.

This Video Will Make You Want to Ride a Bike in San Francisco!

Photo courtesy of sfbike.org

It may be chilly outside, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait until September to hop on your bike and pedal to the beach. Ah, ironic San Francisco seasons!

Big News: BART to Eliminate Rush-Hour Bike Ban for Full Five Months

Last night, BART Directors voted to remove the rush-hour bike ban for a full five-month trial, ushering in all day access for bikes and sending bike riders on both sides of the Bay into fits of glee.

Escape from SF: Bicycling to Montara Lighthouse Hostel

This past weekend, we escaped on bicycles for a 20-mile bike ride to the beautiful seaside town of Montara.

Supermarket Street Sweep: Ride Your Bike for the SF Food Bank!

On December 3, San Francisco's cycling community will come together once again for the 6th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep, a charity event to benefit the San Francisco Food Bank. The race brings together all types of cyclists—casual riders, commuters, messengers, competitors, etc.—to help feed the city's hungry by picking up food from various grocery stores around town. This year, there are two ways that you can participate: ride in the race—speed or cargo—or fundraise at Firstgiving. To ride, just show up at Cupid's Span (Folsom & Embarcadero) on Saturday, December 3 at noon.

SFBC Happy Hour!

There are only two Thursdays left in July, which means there are only two SFBC Happy Hours left! SFBC happy hour is like those magical hours at your favorite bar but instead of deals on booze in one palce, the SFBC pick a location along popular commutes each week and offers tasty treats, a free tire pumping, and deals at local businesses. This week's happy hour is at Fell and Masonic, so for those of you who regularly wiggle your way home to the Haight and beyond, this is your chance to catch some free stuff during your commute. Next week catch happy hour at Duboce Park. SFBC Happy hour runs from 5-7.

Find Love or Riding Buddies At Love on Wheels

If you're a bike lover looking for a special someone, head out to the San Francisco Bike Coalition's annual dating game, Love on Wheels, tonight, February 9, at PUBLIC WORKS. In true "Dating Game" style, each contestant will quiz three unseen potential dates on their velo appreciation and chose one to pedal away with at the end. This year's tunes will be provided by DJ Jamie Jams (of the Knockout's monthly 90s dance party, Debaser) as bike lovers of all makes, sizes, and vintages mix, mingle, and dance. The event is 21 and over, doors at 6, game at 7.

5th Annual Supermarket Street Sweep (With Beer from 21st Amendment)

It's that time of year again—time to but out your panniers or giant bags and pedal around the city for the SF Food Bank. Now in its fifth year, the Supermarket Street Sweep sends riders all over San Francisco to shop for groceries that will go to help the Food Bank feed needy families this holiday season. The totals have risen steadily every year, with last year's riders bringing in a whopping 7,507 lbs of food.

San Francisco Bike Coalition's Ice Cream Ride Tomorrow

Your childhood ice cream shop probably wasn't as foodie-focused as San Francisco's shops, and your childhood bike was smaller than your city bike, but few things scream "childhood" like the combination of ice cream and bicycles. Grab your bike, a lock, your allowance, and get nostalgic this Saturday, August 14 with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's second annual ice cream ride. The approximately eight-mile route will hit five of San Francisco's delicious creameries, beginning at Xanath on Valencia St. at noon—and you'll work off calories between stops! Follow SFBC on Twitter to catch up with the group if you're running late. The ride is free for members, with a suggested $5 donation for non-members.

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