Chain of Events

July

SFBC BENEFIT BARBECUE PARTY
Sun., July 4 | 2:30 pm
Bitterroot, 3122 16th St.@ Valencia
Enjoy an all-American BBQ and bluegrass bands at this benefit party for the SFBC. Thanks to the folks at Bitterroot, who also happen to cook up some scrumptious vittles. Great beer specials all day and bands!

PUBLIC HEARING-MARKET ST. BIKE SAFETY
Tues., July 6 | 1 pm
City Hall, Room 400
Predictable negative reaction to parking loss means your presence will help as the Parking & Traffic Commission considers crucial tow-away lanes. See "Bike Lanes on Market"

PRESIDIO WALK
Sat., July 10 | 10 am-noon
Crissy Field
Hike the flat, 2-mile Presidio waterfront and learn about the Bay Trail, a planned 400-mile biking and hiking route that will circle San Francisco Bay. Co-sponsored by the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and the Bay Trail Project. Meet at the Crissy Field entrance near Marina Blvd.

BIKE ART SHOW RECEPTION
Sun., July 11 | 12:15 pm - 2 pm
Unitarian Church Art Gallery, 1187 Franklin St. @ Geary
Bike-art freaks, fans, and fetishists come together at this art show sponsored by the SFBC to kick off Bike Summer '99. "Art by Bicyclists & Bicycle-Friendly Art" runs July 4-31. Gala opening reception on July 11th. For more info. call 431-2453, x-9.

SF TRANSPORTATION/LAND USE MEETING
Mon., July 12 | 6 pm
85 Second St @ the Sierra Club
The Bay Area Transportation & Land Use Coalition which successfully negotiated for full transit funding in the region's 20-year plan coordinates this SF-focused meeting.

SFBC MEMBERSHIP MEETING/SLIDE SHOW
Tues., July 13 | 7 pm
1839 15th St. @ Guerrero
We'll present a lively slide show presentation on the basics of traffic-calming. Then learn ways to organize within your neighborhoods.

LEARNING TO RIDE A UNICYCLE
Sun., July 18 | 1-4 pm
Golden Gate Park @ 6th Ave.
A class for one-wheelers or wanna-be one-wheelers, this class will get you in training for the Uni-Mass ride coming up in Bike Summer.

SFBC BOARD MEETING
Tues., July 20 | 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., July 20 | 7 pm
Sacred Grounds, Hayes & Cole Sts.
Help us calm and reduce auto traffic in the park and work toward car-free weekends.

BICYCLE ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BAC)
Wed., July 21 | 6 pm
City Hall, Rm. 408
If you're interested in helping to set the city's bike agenda, please come to this month's BAC meeting.

OUTREACH PROJECT
Thurs., July 29 | 6:30 pm
SFBC Office, 1095 Market St., Ste. 215
Help diversify the SFBC's appeal and public impact, especially in terms of race and class. See the article, "Outreach Project to Broaden SF" in this issue.

"WHO OWNS THE STREETS?"
Fri., July 30 | 8:30 pm
CELL, 2050 Bryant @ 18th St.
The world premiere of the documentary film on Critical Mass by Ted White, the maker of the critically-acclaimed film "Return of The Scorcher." Sliding scale admission. It's Bike Summer! Bike parking provided by SFBC. Plus, Critical Mass art/photo show in gallery.

RICHMOND-SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE RIDE
Sat., July 31
Richmond BART or Larkspur Ferry
Meet at Richmond BART at 10:30 am or Larkspur Ferry at 11:35 am. Cyclists have been protesting the lack of bicycle access despite an extra traffic lane with illegal but normally unimpeded bicycle rides since 1996. Followed by Auto-Free Mt. Bike Ride. For info. Call Preston Jordan, 510-559-8684.