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Culture, The Exhibitionist It's Bike to Work Day. So ... Bike to Work!

It's Bike to Work Day. So ... Bike to Work!

Happy #BTWD! Based on nothing more than pure anecdotal observation, there appear to be about two-to-two-and-a-half times as many cyclists on Market Street inbound than on a typical weekday morning. That's because today is Bike to Work Day and, like…
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News, The Snitch SF Cop Known For "Bike Crackdown" Rolls Through Stop Sign

SF Cop Known For "Bike Crackdown" Rolls Through Stop Sign

Much outrage of late has been aimed at San Francisco's darn scofflaw cyclists, as angry drivers and pedestrians call bicycle users who roll through stop signs without halting completely. San Francisco police Capt. John Sanford, who oversees Park Station,…
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News, The Snitch BART Warms Up to Cyclists With New "Bike Friday" Rule

BART Warms Up to Cyclists With New "Bike Friday" Rule

BART is bending the rules a bit this month, saying bikes are welcome on trains any hour of the day on Fridays, including during the crowded and stressful commute crush. Currently, bikes are persona non grata on trains during commute…
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News, The Snitch Who Can Help San Francisco's Cycling Conditions? The Dutch

Who Can Help San Francisco's Cycling Conditions? The Dutch

According to H.G. Wells, "After your first day of cycling, one dream is inevitable. A memory of motion lingers in the muscles of your legs, and round and round they seem to go." As Arthur Conan Doyle saw it, "When the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Ride in Style

Ride in Style

Bike riders aren't usually the nattiest of dressers, unless ripped-up shorts, Chrome bags, and ironic mustaches fit your definition of the height of fashion. Fortunately for the continued existence of the species Homo bicyclus, there are some who do, and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dating Game for Two-Wheelers

Dating Game for Two-Wheelers

Top reasons to date a cyclist (as if you needed any): Better power-to-weight ratio than a small car. Even when we're about to explode, we can always hang on a little bit longer. Jersey cleavage. Perfect legs. We've got 15…
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Calendar, Night&Day From the Piers to the Pacific

From the Piers to the Pacific

If you've spent even a day on a bicycle in San Francisco, you know the mix of ease, accommodation, fury, and terror. Some of the city's main thoroughfares that practically have grooves worn into them by skinny road tires are…
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Calendar, Night&Day Heart Like a (Bike) Wheel

Heart Like a (Bike) Wheel

Top reasons to date a cyclist (as if you needed any): Better power-to-weight ratio than a small car. Even when we're about to explode, we can always hang on a little bit longer. Jersey cleavage. Perfect legs. We've got 15…
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News, The Snitch Missing From this Year's Bluegrass Festival: Hundreds of Bikes Hanging From Trees

Missing From this Year's Bluegrass Festival: Hundreds of Bikes Hanging From Trees

This year, no pick-your-own bike farm ​The San Francisco Department of Recreation and Parks has taken steps to prevent a repeat of one of the most distinctive features of the 2009 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival: Tree branches festooned with hundreds…
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News, The Snitch Mayor Newsom Paints a Bike Lane

Mayor Newsom Paints a Bike Lane

We don't exactly frequent the mayor's self-congratulatory press conferences. But when we heard he'd actually be painting part of a bike lane around the corner from our offices today at 1 p.m., we put down the amyl nitrate and headed…
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Dining, SFoodie Show Dogs Hosts Beer and Bites for Bikes

Show Dogs Hosts Beer and Bites for Bikes

Show Dogs has been a force to make Mid-Market more appealing. The sausage spot regularly hosts fundraisers, even managing to rope Mayor Newsom into the space. This Thursday, Show Dogs is teaming up with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition to…
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Music, All Shook Down What To Do? Thursday's Pick: Bike Away From Work Party

What To Do? Thursday's Pick: Bike Away From Work Party

​You can plaster San Francisco with all kinds of (fitting) labels: It's a Culinary Town. It's a Gay Town. It's a Literary Town. And it's definitely a Bike Town. So Bike to Work Day is always a big deal, but…
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Calendar, Night&Day Dawn of the Gearhead

Dawn of the Gearhead

You can plaster San Francisco with all kinds of (fitting) labels: It’s a Culinary Town. It’s a Gay Town. It’s a Literary Town. And it’s definitely a Bike Town. So Bike to Work Day is always a big deal, but…
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Calendar, Night&Day Rally Cheap

Rally Cheap

If you'd never heard of the Monster Drawing Rally, and were asked to guess what the event entailed, you might think it's when a bunch of people get together and draw things that haunt your dreams: spiders, Bigfoot, Chupacabra, clowns.…
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Calendar, Night&Day Love’s Sweet Velocipede

Love’s Sweet Velocipede

Who says love can only be found while dining on braised pheasant and Michelin stars with hedge fund analysts and when followed by a romantic high-speed drive in the most expensive Lamborghini ever built? Such assumptions are sheer status-hungry twaddle:…
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News, The Snitch Why Must Bike Activists Continue to Roll Over the English Language?

Why Must Bike Activists Continue to Roll Over the English Language?

Look, we're tickled by Dennis Herrera's photo of himself showing up to work on a bicycle today -- he looks like he's getting ready to wave a kid around third base while coaching his son's Little League team, and we…
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News, The Snitch Reports of Bike Activists' 'Win' Over Caltrain Stretches Definition of 'Win'

Reports of Bike Activists' 'Win' Over Caltrain Stretches Definition of 'Win'

Both of our local dailies reported today that Caltrain has responded to local bicycle activists' missives and will expand its trains' bike-carrying capacities. And yet, neither of the papers reported that Caltrain's solution may only deliver less than a third…
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Calendar, Night&Day Wheel Change

Wheel Change

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is here to let everyone know that life on two wheels really can be better. Sure, city cyclophobes are swelling their ranks faster than you can say "Mission hipster," but think of all the benefits…
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Calendar, Night&Day The One Less Car Game

The One Less Car Game

The Dating Game was cool and all, but the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's version, Love on Wheels, is so much better. For one thing, it's live. For another, audiences can finally see the gay version they've always dreamed of --…
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News, The Snitch When Grammar Demons and Bike Demons Collide

When Grammar Demons and Bike Demons Collide

The S.F. Bike Coalition knows its slogan, “One Less Car,” isn’t the goodest English By Joe Eskenazi “Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?” — George W. Bush, Jan. 11, 2000. George W. Bush made the above…
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