If you typically bike to work, then Bike to Work Day is probably when you avoid your usual cycle-friendly commuting route because it is now clogged with clumsy inexperienced cyclists.
Or, you're one of those clumsy inexperienced cyclists who has just mustered up the courage to drag that neglected ... More >>
Albert LawThe Street Food Festival is getting ready for you. Are you ready, too?As everyone should know by now, the S.F. Street Food Festival is coming up this weekend. Now, we love street food and we love food festivals, but sometimes, when faced with long lines, hoards of hungry people, and ... More >>
A crash that doesn't involve a carUPDATE: The SF Bike Coalition responds to last week's accident. Read after the jump. Original Story 1:30 p.m., Friday, July 15: This morning traffic was backed up on the Embarcadero after a cyclist ran a red light, hitting a pedestrian. According to police, the v ... More >>
Oh, sure, you may think that the fantasies of municipal infrastructure bureaucrats are boring. But allow us to shatter your misconceptions with just five words: Two-Stage Turn Queue Boxes.
National Association of City Transportation Officials is a sort of national clearinghouse for transportat ... More >>
Oh, sure, your commute to the office might seem far, but how would you like to ride 3,500 miles?
Two weeks ago, cyclist Mario Renteria, 23, set off from Miami on a cross-country ride to San Francisco. Google Maps estimates that if you pedal nonstop, 24 hours a day, it'll take about 11 and a half ... More >>
Fixies! Dangerous and insane, right? Well, yes, but only if you don't know how to ride them. In the right hands (and legs), a fixed-gear bike is graceful and glorious.Fixed-gear enthusiasts are a proud bunch. We'll never forget the first time we walked into Mission Bikes and chatted with Jefferso ... More >>
Last week, we spoke to the SF Bike Coalition's Renée Rivera about her plans and predictions for 2011. We asked her what New Year's resolutions she hopes the city has.
"Commit to completing all of the bike plan projects in 2011," she said. So we put it to SFMTA spokesman Paul Rose. Can it b ... More >>
Happy New Year! And quite a year it's been for bicycles. Between all the new stripes and racks and parklets, we've suddenly catapulted into the future of cycling. Well, maybe not the future, since Europe is several decades ahead of us. Maybe just less of the past.
But there's still plenty of ... More >>
Got some cyclists on your holiday gift list? Well, you're in luck -- San Francisco's ever-expanding bike mania means that you've got a ton of great shopping options. We've put together this handy gift guide for your last-minute holiday needs, based on input from experts, recommendations from shop ... More >>
Bikesharing: crazy, right? The expense, the hills, the repairs, the theft -- it seems like it would never, in a million years, work.
Except it does, in plenty of cities from Montreal to Budapest to Washington, D.C. And it's getting a little embarrassing that San Francisco isn't one of them.
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Welcome to San Francycle, a new SF Weekly series that celebrates the craziest and bestest way to get around town.
Ride a bike in San Francisco? Are you crazy?
The breaking point came sometime early this year. Remember when Muni was talking about cutting service? Again? I was shelling out fi ... More >>
After a long morning of listening to Bike Plan supporters gush about their bicycles, the Municipal Transportation Authority Board unanimously approved the five-year plan and 45 of its 46 proposed projects early this afternoon.
The one project that was put on hold would have added bike lanes on Sec ... More >>