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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.

Art Bikes up for Auction at the SF Fine Art Fair

Art Bikes up for Auction at the SF Fine Art Fair

Bicycle lovers, be sure to pedal your way down to Fort Mason for the opening of the San Francisco Fine Art Fair, where seven bike sculptures will be up for auction this weekend.

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!

Get Rolling for Bike to Work Day on May 10

Get Rolling for Bike to Work Day on May 10

Next Thursday, May 10, is Bike to Work Day, San Francisco's biggest bike day of the year. On last year's Bike to Work Day, bikes accounted for 75% of morning traffic on Market Street, and this year even more people are expected. If you're new to biking, thinking about trying biking in SF, or even if you're a seasoned commuter, Bike to Work Day is a great day to pedal. Here are four ways you can get involved in the big bike day:

Peer to Peer Bike Share Launches in SF

Peer to Peer Bike Share Launches in SF

San Francisco is on the brink of a citywide bike share program, but that didn't stop Will Dennis from starting his own bike share project.

Bike-Powered Music Tour Pedaling Our Way

Bike-Powered Music Tour Pedaling Our Way

Heads up bicycle and indie music lovers, an awesome pedal-powered music tour is coming your way. The Bay Rising Tour, with local bands Rupa and the April Fishes and Shake Your Peace, will literally be rolling their way through their ten-day Bay Area tour, starting this morning.

Today's Bike to School Day Proves There’s Nothing Cuter Than Kids on Bikes

Today's Bike to School Day Proves There’s Nothing Cuter Than Kids on Bikes

If you don’t have kids, you might not know that today is Bike to School Day in San Francisco. Earlier today, hundreds of kids across the city pedaled their way to class. The inclement weather didn’t seem to slow them down (SF kids are tough like that!). If you have a kiddo and missed the event today, no worries, there are still plenty of opportunities to get you and your little one pedaling:

Go Birding by Bike This Sunday

Go Birding by Bike This Sunday

Birders, grab your binoculars and your bikes because this Sunday is the ever-popular Birding by Bike citywide tour. Now in its twelfth year, this ride is a favorite among ornithologists, ornithologist wannabes and birding neophytes, like myself.

Gourmet Tacos Made and Delivered by Hot Bike

Gourmet Tacos Made and Delivered by Hot Bike

San Francisco’s food by bike business is booming. All across the city, bike-loving chefs are pedaling their tasty wares to hungry, mostly late-night customers. The latest bike chef to join the pack is Rose Johnson, of the catering group Apothocurious, who just launched her latest venture: Hot Bike, a mobile bike kitchen where she whips up delicious, organic, California-style tacos.

A Great Post-Work Pedal Up Twin Peaks

A Great Post-Work Pedal Up Twin Peaks

Daylight Saving Time is here, and with it the return of the post-work bike ride. For working folks, this extra hour of daylight means there’s now enough time at the end of the day to bike to some gorgeous lookout and still be home in time for dinner.

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