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'Green Waves' Sweeping SF Streets

Anyone who’s ever biked down Valencia Street knows the joy of encountering green light after green light. You’re not just lucky for catching the green lights—the street’s designed that way.

No Bike Path Needed—This Guy Literally Biked ON the Bay

Judah Schiller decided he couldn’t wait for the Bay Bridge bike path to be completed, he was going to ride between Oakland and San Francisco—bike path be damned.

How to Get Back into Running: Tips from the Pros

The Nike Women’s Marathon is coming to San Francisco in less than a month. On October 20, San Francisco’s streets will be filled with thousands of runners from all over the world. I will be one of those runners.

Big Week for Bikes, Beats and Beer

The ever-popular mixture of bikes, music and beer kicks into high gear this week when Tour de Fat and Tunes4Tubes roll into town.

Troncones, Mexico: The Perfect Surf and Stay Vacay

In Spanish, saladitos are delicious plum candies and translate as “little salty treat.” So it’s no surprise that one of the best surf spots in Mexico would be named La Saladita. This never-ending left break—known as ‘the wave machine—certainly is a little salty treat, and offers some of the best rides for surfers of any ability. So say sayonara to Sayulita, because the real waves are much further south.

Innovative Bike Lights That'll Change the Way You Ride

Revolights LED lights

It’s not often that a single new product transforms an entire industry.

Ride On: Bay Area Bike Share Launches Today!

If you biked, walked, or rode a bus downtown today you might have already seen them: hundreds of sparkling sea foam green bikes docked in shiny metal pods. Bay Area Bike Share launched today!

Champion Mountain Biker Katerina Nash Talks Northern California Riding

Champion Mountain Biker Katerina Nash

Northern California is the birthplace for mountain biking, and some of the best riders in the world are right here in our backyard.

Three Reasons to Hop on Your Bike This Weekend

The sun is finally out—and just in time, because this weekend is jam-packed with great events that you’re going to want to ride your bike to.

Bay Area Bike Share is Almost Here

Warehouse of Bay Area Bike Share kiosks. Photo by Bay Area Bike Share

For those of you have been desperately waiting for San Francisco to join all the other cool cities in launching its own bike share program, it seems your wait is almost over.

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