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October 2017

Lunch & Learn: Bicycle Parking Standards and Installations

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Speaker: Peter Lemieux, Dero Course Description: The growth of bicycle use for transportation and tourism has increased significantly in the past decade and as a result, deliberate attention to bicycle parking is needed now more than ever. Bicycle storage facilities have become an integral part of new developments and are touted as a premium asset in commercial and residential properties. This session provides a fundamental approach to comprehensive bicycle parking standards, from selecting the right equipment to adequately preparing the…

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New Member Bike Ride and Social

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Want to find some new folks to bike with? Get to know more about our work? Or get to know a new bike route our bicycle-friendly venue in town? Join us for a New Member Bike Ride and Social! We’ll meet up at our office and go on a casual-paced, no drop ride to SOMA StrEat Food Park for a snack and some drinks. You’re welcome to join us for any or all of this event. Here’s the plan: 5:30…

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Streetside Outreach: Ride with Respect

Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to present Ride with Respect, a bike bell distribution campaign! With our amazing member-volunteers, we'll distribute hundreds of bike bells and spread the word on how people can respectfully share our streets and public spaces. For people who bike, riding with respect includes following the rules of the road, yielding to people walking and communicating your presence using your voice or (ding-ding!) a bike bell. To ensure that the bike bells go to…

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November 2017

Women Bike SF November Coffee Club

Friday, November 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sextant Coffee Roasters, 1415 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Join us for our November Coffee Club in SoMa, with special guest from Human Streets! This month we're thrilled to have guest speakers to talk about their work on the new Human Streets series called Women Just Want to Be Safe. Their first film tells the story of Angela May Chen, who was doored in an unprotected lane on the Embarcadero. Watch the film here and join us to hear from filmmaker Kristin Tieche, photographer Adrienne Johnson and Angela about their work on…

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Light Up the Night

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to present Light up the Night, an annual bike light distribution campaign, alongside our generous sponsor, Bay Area Bicycle Law. With our amazing volunteers, we install hundreds of white front lights and red back lights on bicycles for people riding in the dark. To make sure that the bicycle lights go to those who need them the most, we keep the distribution locations a secret. SF Bicycle Coalition members can sign up to volunteer on…

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Designing Urban Mobility for Empowerment

Monday, November 13, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Google Community Space, 188 Embarcadero (Entrance on Steuart St.)
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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How does design empower city dwellers to switch between different mobility solutions from walking, riding transit, driving a car, or riding a bike, and why is it important? Film screening followed by panel discussion. Films: Stylish Spokes GREG MILLER / FILMS, SFUFF 2017, SHORTS / USA / 2017 / 4 MINS Biking and beautiful shoes are not incompatible although many think they are. Stylish spokes illustrates to women that you don’t have to wear gym clothes to ride a bicycle.…

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CANCELED: Light Up the Night

Thursday, November 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

*This event has been canceled due to rain.* The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to present Light up the Night, an annual bike light distribution campaign, alongside our generous sponsor, Bay Area Bicycle Law. With our amazing volunteers, we install hundreds of white front lights and red back lights on bicycles for people riding in the dark. To make sure that the bicycle lights go to those who need them the most, we keep the distribution locations a secret. SF Bicycle…

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December 2017

Women Bike SF December Coffee Club

Friday, December 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Mercury Cafe, 201 Octavia St
San Francisco, 94102
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Join us for our December Coffee Club at Mercury Cafe! This month, we'll be joined by our very own Community Organizer Julia Raskin! She'll be talking about the future of Valencia Street and how you can help. Our monthly Coffee Club is a perfect place to meet new people, talk bikes, share tips and caffeinate together. If you’re new to riding or interested but haven’t gotten rolling yet, this is a perfect place to find riding buddies and answer some of…

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Light Up the Night

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to present Light up the Night, an annual bike light distribution campaign, alongside our generous sponsor, Bay Area Bicycle Law. With our amazing volunteers, we install hundreds of white front lights and red back lights on bicycles for people riding in the dark. To make sure that the bicycle lights go to those who need them the most, we keep the distribution locations a secret. SF Bicycle Coalition members can sign up to volunteer on…

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Light Up the Night

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is proud to present Light up the Night, an annual bike light distribution campaign, alongside our generous sponsor, Bay Area Bicycle Law. With our amazing volunteers, we install hundreds of white front lights and red back lights on bicycles for people riding in the dark. To make sure that the bicycle lights go to those who need them the most, we keep the distribution locations a secret. SF Bicycle Coalition members can sign up to volunteer on…

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January 2018

Women Bike SF Coffee Club

Friday, January 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Duboce Park Cafe, 2 Sanchez St.
San Francisco, CA 94114
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Join us for our Women Bike SF Coffee Club! Our monthly Coffee Club is a perfect place to meet new people, talk bikes, share tips and caffeinate together. If you’re new to riding or interested but haven’t gotten rolling yet, this is a perfect place to find riding buddies and answer some of your questions about biking in SF. Bring your ideas, questions and friends. The more the merrier! Women Bike SF is an SF Bicycle Coalition program that aims to…

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New Member Meet and Greet

Thursday, January 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Want to find some new folks to bike with? Get to know more about our work? Pick up some SF Bicycle Coalition swag? Join us for a New Member Meet and Greet! New members who joined over the past year are invited and any members who want to get involved are welcome as well. Not yet a member? You can sign-up when you RSVP, or join at the door. Stop by for snacks, refreshments and new member giveaways and chat…

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Let’s Talk: Intersectional Feminism and Biking

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
SF Department of the Environment, 1455 Market St #1200
San Francisco, CA 94103
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Join Women Bike SF for a special panel discussion on Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. This panel will be moderated by Katie Styer, host of the Oakland Bikes! radio program, and will feature a panel of inspiring, trailblazing women. In this event, we’ll be discussing the parallel paths of intersectional feminism and biking. We’ll explore the barriers often faced by female -identifying  or gender- nonconforming people who want to bike. Kids are welcome; light snacks and beverages…

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February 2018

Women Bike SF Coffee Club

Friday, February 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Sweet Inspiration, 2239 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94114 United States
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Join us for our Women Bike SF Coffee Club! This month we're excited to have SF Bicycle Coalition member and Women Bike SF superstar Alex von Klan as our guest speaker. This is your chance to hear about her fascinating undergraduate thesis project at UC Berkeley called "Cycling in Gendered Space: Safety and Street Harassment in Public". Our monthly Coffee Club is a perfect place to meet new people, talk bikes, share tips and caffeinate together. If you’re new to riding…

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March 2018

Bike Talks: A Better Market Street for Biking

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
SF Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Better Market Street, the long-awaited redesign of Market Street from Embarcadero to Octavia, is coming. With two, City-led open houses in March, this is a great way to dig in and get engaged on one of San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's key street campaigns. Bike Talks are a benefit of your SF Bicycle Coalition membership. If you’d like to join for this event, please take a moment to join or renew your membership today here or through the RSVP below. var…

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Women Bike SF Coffee Club

Friday, March 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Outside Arizmendi’s Bakery, 1331 9th Ave
San Francisco, CA 94122 United States
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Free

Join us for our Women Bike SF Coffee Club! Our monthly Coffee Club is a perfect place to meet new people, talk bikes, share tips and caffeinate together. If you’re new to riding or interested but haven’t gotten rolling yet, this is a perfect place to find riding buddies and answer some of your questions about biking in SF. Bring your ideas, questions and your friends. The more the merrier! Women Bike SF is a SF Bicycle Coalition program that aims…

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November 2018

Women Bike SF Coffee Club

Friday, November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Karma, 1901 Hayes Street
San Francisco, CA 94117 United States
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FREE

Join us for our Women Bike SF Coffee Club! Our monthly Coffee Club is a perfect place to meet new people, talk bikes, share tips and caffeinate together. If you’re new to riding or interested but haven’t gotten rolling yet, this is a perfect place to find riding buddies and answer some of your questions about biking in SF. Bring your ideas, questions and your friends. The more the merrier! Women Bike SF is a SF Bicycle Coalition program that aims…

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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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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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April 2019

From the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean by Bicycle

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, 1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Shirley Johnson will share highlights of her solo bicycle tour from the Arctic Ocean at Tuktoyaktuk, Canada to the Pacific Ocean at Valdez, Alaska. She rode over 1600 miles on mostly gravel roads through stunning landscapes. Camping was usually the only option on this remote ride. Hear how she dealt with predators both large (like bears) and small (like mosquitoes). See the specially outfitted Surly Troll gravel bike she rode. Sample the homemade energy bars she took on her trip…

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March 2020

Virtual Talk: What does the SF Bicycle Coalition’s work look like during a pandemic?

Thursday, March 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online CA United States
FREE

Join us for a virtual talk to learn about what the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's work looks like during a pandemic. Hear about... What "shelter in place" means for biking in SF Our work to ensure local bike shops can stay open Exploring opportunities for open, car-free streets citywide And more! Executive Director Brian Wiedenmeier will give an update but the majority of the time will be a Q&A. Please bring your questions! To join the talk, register at the…

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