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May 2017

Gals with Gears: Golden Gate Park to Ocean Beach and back (Level A)

Sunday, May 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Golden Gate Park Bandshell, 82 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118 United States
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Explore the Bay with the Gals! These monthly scenic rides are geared for women aged 50-plus years young, but all riders are welcome. Four levels of rides are offered to accommodate everyone from new to experienced riders. No rider is left behind. RSVP required.  Join the Gals for a ride from Golden Gate Park to Ocean Beach, down Great Highway to Sloat and return. We’ll show you a route, provide tips for riding in the city, and have a relaxing ride.…

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The Sewer Ride

Sunday, May 14, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Blue Greenway Kiosk, 777 Terry Francois Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94158 United States
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Hip-hurrah! The Sewer Ride is back! This adventurous tour will start along the water's edge of Mission Bay, then climb around Twin Peaks and beyond. The group will share long views of local watersheds, reflect on shoreline history, and discuss some very big ideas to help the city cope with sea level rise. The ride will finish at the mouth of Islais Creek where, it is rumored, there will be a gathering of other multi-modal sewer tourists and a hearty celebration of Mother's Day and all things water. Length…

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Ride of Silence*

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sports Basement Grotto, 1590 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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San Francisco’s annual Ride of Silence is a group ride to honor those that have been injured or killed while biking. This ride takes place in over 50 countries on the third Wednesday each May, with thousands of riders coming out in support and solidarity. This important ride helps to spread the message that cyclists represent precious lives. Approximately 11 mile, silent, no-drop group ride that visits high injury cycling routes and sites of recent cycling fatalities, to honor those hurt…

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Women Bike SF Ride to Marin Museum of Bicycling

Saturday, May 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Flywheel Coffee Roasters, 672 Stanyan St.
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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Meet at Flywheel coffee for a quick cup of java, if you’d like. We’ll take off on our bikes from the coffee shop at 9am sharp – please do not be late. We’ll ride 21 miles to the Marin Museum of Bicycling in Fairfax. Check out the museum ($10 entrance fee) and take a break with a brown bag lunch in the museum’s courtyard. We’ll bike to the Larkspur ferry terminal (7 miles) and take the 1:40pm ferry to return…

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Bike the Basics

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
City Hall Steps, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Free

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and Young Professionals in Transportation are joining forces to go on a 4.5 mile ride to practice commuting by bike. We'll start at the steps of City Hall on Polk St. at 6pm and will push off by 6:15pm. The ride will be at a relaxed pace and no one will be left behind. The route will take riders on commonly biked streets including Market St., "The Wiggle", Page St., the new protected bike lanes on 8th.…

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Hostelling by Bike Workshop

Thursday, May 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Huckleberry Bicycles, 1073 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States
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Join us for the lowdown on how, where, and when to bike to some of the worlds most amazing hostels with co-hosts HI USA. Then join us with a special offer on a bike trip to one of HI USAs many NorCal hostels for an overnighter of our own.

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Walk and Bike to Worship Week

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - Sunday, June 4, 2017
Citywide, Citywide
San Francisco, CA United States

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Walk San Francisco, San Francisco Interfaith Council and leaders from local congregations are partnering to create Walk & Bike to Worship Week from Saturday, May 27 to Sunday, June 4. Throughout the week various congregations will celebrate walking, biking and taking transit to their place of worship. Congregations may sign up and choose which day they wish to participate and promote to members of their organization. We invite and encourage all places of worship to participate. When you sign…

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April 2018

Breakfast of Bicycle Champions Workshop

Tuesday, April 17, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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FREE

Stop by the SF Bicycle Coalition office to enjoy a light breakfast and learn how to become a bicycle champion at your workplace. With Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 10, we are looking for people to step up and take the lead to promote biking in their workplace on May 10 and beyond. This training is intended for anyone who wants to promote biking at their workplace - no need to work in any specific role or department for…

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May 2018

Bike to Work Day

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Citywide, Citywide
San Francisco, CA United States
FREE

For all the details, view the Bike to Work Day 2018 website.  Together, local bicycle advocacy organizations from the nine Bay Area counties have teamed up to host the best bike day of the year, and we want you there! Whether you’re new to bike-commuting or a seasoned pro, here are some ways to celebrate:  Volunteer to cheer on riders along bike routes across San Francisco Take the pledge to ride on Bike to Work Day for a chance to win a free SF Bicycle Coalition hoodie…

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Bike Away From Work Happy Hour*

Thursday, May 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bender’s Bar & Grill, 806 South Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94110 United States
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FREE

Join San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Board of Directors Jeremy Pollock and Mary Kay Chin and member Kelli Shields for a happy hour celebrating our bike commute to work. Our generous friends at Bender's Bar and Grill will be hosting us. Drink special and a full kitchen. Limited indoor parking, so make sure to bring your locks!

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Learn to Ride and Family Event at Fairmount Elementary*

Saturday, May 12, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fairmount Elementary School, 65 Chenery Street
San Francisco, CA 94131 United States
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Safe Routes to School  presents a  YBike Learn-to-Ride event open to the community. Learn to ride your bike with YBike's awesome instructors at Fairmount Elementary School's annual Fiestaval. We provide bikes and equipment – you just bring your game face and a little determination. All ages welcome. No pre-registration required: just drop by!

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March 2019

Breakfast of Bicycle Champions Free Workshop

Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Bay Area Metro Center, 375 Beale St
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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FREE

In partnership with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the Spare the Air Resource Team, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is hosting a workshop to teach people how to become bicycle champions at their workplace. With Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 9, now is the perfect time to step up and take the lead to promote biking in the workplace on that day and beyond. This training is intended for anyone who wants to promote biking…

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May 2020

Ask Me Anything on Instagram

Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Online CA United States

On Tuesday, May 5, head to our Instagram stories @sfbike to ask SF Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Brian Wiedenmeier ANY question you want. Curious about our work? Have a question about a specific street? Wondering how COVID-19 will change biking in SF? Ask whatever you want! We'll be posting Brian's responses throughout the day so be sure to follow us @sfbike.    

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Bike Touring 101

Friday, May 15, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online CA United States

Have you been dreaming of adventure during shelter in place? Learn how to go bike touring so that you're ready to explore by bicycle once restrictions are lifted. Learn the difference between bike touring and bike camping, what equipment you need, what to wear, where to ride, and more! SF Bicycle Coalition board president Jean Kao and her partner Magnus Barber have gone bike touring all over the world. They have lots of stories to share! Bring your questions.  …

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How to Get Into Recreational Riding

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online CA United States

Sometimes it feels like the barriers to entry for recreational riding (especially for women) can be pretty high. Do you want to start exploring recreationally but don’t know where to start? Come hear from Victoria Norman-Kuber and SF Bicycle Coalition board member Marie Jonas. They'll talk about going from bike novices to experienced road riders. Learn how to start, what to wear, where to ride, and more! Victoria and Marie met on an AIDS/LifeCycle training ride in 2018. They have…

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Bike-Themed Karaoke Night

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online CA United States

SF Bicycle Coalition member Sarah Katz-Hyman has been leading online karaoke parties throughout shelter in place and she's agreed to lead us in a bike-themed rendition. Curious how this works? Check it out and try not to smile. There will be an opportunity for everyone to sing as well as a few opportunities for the group to sing together. Pick whatever song you'd like but bonus points if it's bike-related! Register below and then check your Eventbrite confirmation email for the…

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Meet a Member with Chris Arvin, Founder of Transit Supply

Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Online CA United States

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has over 10,000 incredible members. We're highlighting the stories of the people who make up our strong community. Listen in as Brian Wiedenmeier, SF Bicycle Coalition Executive Director, interviews Chris Arvin, founder of Transit Supply. From stickers, apparel, magnets and pins, Chris has designed merchandise for Muni, BART, Caltrain, AC Transit and more. He sells them all in his online merch shop -- just for fun! Chris has also expanded his transit merch offerings to cities…

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If you build it, will they come?

Thursday, May 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online CA United States

Does building bicycling infrastructure actually encourage more people to bike? San Francisco Bicycle Coalition advocacy director Janice Li will moderate this talk to discuss how we can build infrastructure and develop programs that encourage people to bike. Panelists: Manoj Madhavan, Director of Transportation Demand Management at the Golden State Warriors Audrey Harris, Transportation Planner at the Oakland Department of Transportation       Both Audrey Harris and Manoj Madhavan serve on the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Board of Directors and…

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Transportation After COVID-19

Friday, May 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online San Francisco, CA United States

Sheltering in place has drastically changed how and why we get around. Our panel of transportation experts will discuss what they think the world of mobility will look like after shelter in place ends. Will people be fearful of taking transit? If so, how do we shift people away from private automobiles and onto bikes? To answer these questions and more, join us in conversation with: Alex Sweet, Senior Associate at Nelson/Nygaard Consulting and current SF Bicycle Coalition Board Member…

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September 2020

Bike to Wherever Day

Thursday, September 24, 2020 @ 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
FREE

For all the details, view the full Bike to Wherever Day website.  Bike to Work Day is now Bike to Wherever Day! Get involved throughout the month of September by volunteering or participating in the Bike to Wherever Days virtual challenge. Grab a free reusable tote bag at the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition curbside pickup (1720 Market Street) on Thursday, September 24 from 7:30am - 7:00pm. View the full Bike to Wherever Day website here.

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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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