Discovering San Francisco by Bicycle
Join the SF Bicycle Coalition member-led cultural and history tours of San Francisco.
SFBC Rec Ride: The Partnership RideWed., May 22 | Meet 5:30pm | Huckleberry Bicycles, 1073 Market St.
The ride starts at 5:30 at Huckleberry Bicycles and ends at KASA Indian Eatery at the Soma Street Food Park. The theme? Partnerships! Feel free to dress up as a famous partnership (or half of one) and win a prize for the best costume! Ride includes a bingo style trivia game, a raffle prize, costumes, and you get to learn about some of our wonderful partnership shops! Beer, snacks, and beverages provided along the way! (Costume not required to attend)
SFBC Rec Ride: Tour du FromageSun., May 26 | 10am-4:30pm | Meet at McLaren Lodge
Join JB Rumburg, Other Avenues' Cheesemonger for the Tour du Fromage--a bicycle ride highlighting his favorite cheese stops in San Francisco. JB has been a worker-owner of Other Avenues Coop for 10 years, and will be sharing his cheese expertise and experiences by way of bicycle. The ride will take you to the far reaches of the fromage frontier--from Ocean Beach to North Beach. This ride promises to stretch your legs and taste buds!
SFBC Rec Ride: Architecture Ride: The Reid Brothers in SFSat., Jun 1 | 1:30pm | In front of the David Hewes Building, 995 Market St. (At 6th St.)
From the turn of the 20th Century through its first few decades, James and Merritt Reid designed an impressive number of San Francisco's buildings, from theaters to hotels, office towers to townhouses, bandshells to barns. With scant professional training but plenty of hustle, these Canadian brothers left their mark across the width of our city. Come discover some of their work and hear their story.
SFBC Rec Ride: Fairfax ForaySat., Jun 8 | Leaves 8am | Ferry Building
Get out of town on your bike! The Fairfax Foray is a free-wheeling bicycle adventure from San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge and into Marin to the Fairfax Fair led by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's former Board Member and world renowned architect, David Baker. This day trip mini-fundraiser for the SF Bicycle Coalition cruises up the coast and offers a great change of scenery at a relaxed pace. A perfect jaunt for those looking for their first ambitious bike ride—you can do it! And Marin will be forever within your reach as a cycling destination!
SFBC Rec Ride: Architecture Ride: The Reid Brothers in the RichmondSat., Jun 22 | 1:30pm | Pushoff Velo Rouge Cafe, Arguello at Cabrillo
Whether you're a Reid Brothers fan, a Richmond District history hound, or just fancy a nice ride around the neighborhood, come along on this non-athletic, non-academic architecture bike tour. From the turn of the 20th Century through its first few decades, James and Merritt Reid designed an impressive number of San Francisco's buildings, from theaters to hotels, office towers to townhouses, bandshells to barns. We'll take a look at nine of the Reids' Richmond District projects that help round out the collection.
Have an idea for a Rec Ride you want to lead? Email Bonnie for more information.