Chain of Events

SFBC VOLUNTEER NIGHT
Every Wednesday | 5 pm - 8 pm
SFBC Office, 1095 Market St., Ste. 215
Help with crucial office tasks, while acquainting yourself with our growing member resource library. Call Mary at 431-BIKE, x1 to RSVP or just stop on by. Bikes are welcome inside.

TRANSIT-FIRST MARKET ST. ALLIANCE
Tues., May 4 | 6:30 pm
Sierra Club, 85 Second St.
Join this alliance of bicycle, environmental, and transit activists.

GETTING A GRIP: URBAN BIKING WORKSHOP
Sun., May 9 | 10 am
Thurs., May 13 | 6 pm
1839 15th St. @ Guerrero
Come to this special workshop on basic riding skills. Learn tips for the urban commuting.

SADDLED WITH UTOPIA: A HISTORIAN’S VIEW OF THE BICYCLE &ITS FUTURE
Tues., May 11 | 7 pm
1839 15th St. @ Guerrero
In an illustrated slide lecture, social historian Iain Boal reviews the bicycle’s place in modernity at the monthly membership meeting.

BOX SET CONCERT (SFBC BENEFIT SHOW)
Fri., May 14 | 8 pm
Slim’s 333 - 11th St.
Popular bands Box Set and Adam Elk kick off Bike to Work Week with a benefit for the SFBC. Pedalmyn’s creative bike tunes open! Valet bike parking provided. $15

SFBC BENEFIT SALE AT SPORTS BASEMENT
Sat., May 15 | 9 am – 6 pm
1301 6th Street
High-quality, athletic apparel and footwear at closeout prices! 30%–60% off regular retail. SFBC members get first crack at special deals: 9 am-10am 10% proceeds go to SFBC. Warehouse is south of Mission Creek, accessible via 16th St., not Market St.

BICYCLIST "BUY-IN" ON VALENCIA ST.
Mon., May 17 | 4 pm – 8 pm
Valencia Street, Market to Mission
Demonstrate the purchasing power of bicyclists! Show merchants you’re a customer, cyclist, and support the "trial" bike lanes.

BIKE TO WORK DAY
Tues., May 18 All Day
Stop by your neighborhood Energizer Station today to load up on free goodies — for bicyclists only! For locations and details, see p.6.

SFBC BOARD MEETING
Tues., May 18 | 6:30 pm
26 O’Farrell @ Market, #400
All SFBC members are invited to the monthly Coalition Board meetings. For questions on this month’s agenda, call 431-BIKE.

GOLDEN GATE PARK TASKFORCE
Tues., May 18 | 7 pm
Sacred Grounds, Hayes & Cole Sts.
Help us calm and reduce auto traffic in the park and work toward car-free weekends.

BIKERS’ BROWNBAG LUNCH & CONCERT
Wed., May 19 | 12 noon - 2 pm
Yerba Buena Gardens, Mission @ 3rd
Take a long lunch, you deserve it. B.Y.O. lunch, and enjoy a free, outdoor concert.

BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BAC)
Wed., May 19 | 6 pm
City Hall, Rm. 408
If you’re interested in helping to set the city’s bike agenda, join us.

BIKE AWAY FROM WORK PARTY
Thurs., May 20 | 5 pm - 9 pm
Cafe Latte, Justin Herman Plaza
Kick back and celebrate the end of the work day with an old fashioned happy hour.

BICYCLE DANCE PERFORMANCE
Thurs., May 27
Yerba Buena Center
"On-Site Dance Company" is performed totally on bikes. Call 415-978-2787 for info.

BIKE AT CARNAVAL
Sun., May 30 Mission Street Join the SFBC’s freaky bike-contingent for the Carnaval parade! (see p.3)
For an updated list of upcoming events, check out our online calendar at www.sfbike.org