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Bikes to Books 8-Year Anniversary Ride*

Saturday, October 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


It’s a party and you’re all invited! Our signature 7.1 mile bicycle tour of literary San Francisco combines San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and urban exploration—a diverting and unique way to celebrate the literary and adventurous spirit of San Francisco. In 2013 we created Bikes to Books as an homage to the 1988 street-naming project spearheaded by City Lights Books founder and former San Francisco Poet Laureate, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, in which 12 San Francisco streets were renamed for famous artists and authors who’d once made San Francisco their home. Celebrate eight years of Bike to Books, 33 years of street names, and 150+ years of San Francisco literary history from South Park to North Beach, Jack London to Jack Kerouac.

Meet us on the north side of Jack London in South Park at 12:45.
Bring bikes with gears, snacks, and enthusiasm. This is an urban ride of moderate difficulty, recommended for riders 16 years of age and older. Masks and appropriate distancing required
proof of vaccination not required, but highly encouraged.

Event is Free, with maps and posters available for purchase.

Saturday, October 2, 12:45-4:00 p.m.
North side of Jack London Alley, in South Park, SF
Tour ends in North Beach outside City Lights Books.


Saturday, October 2, 2021
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Jack London Alley
South Park
San Francisco, CA 94112 United States
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*Events not officially sponsored or organized by the SF Bicycle Coalition are marked with an asterisk. We post events that might be of interest to our SF area members; we do not necessarily endorse any particular group or perspective you may find represented here.

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