Bike To Work Month Events Calendar

MORNING STATIONS 7:30am - 9:30am

1. Mission Valencia @ 17th St.
2. Mid-Market Market @ 12th St.
3. Inner Sunset Irving @ 9th Ave.
4. SOMA Caltrain Station, 4th & Townsend
5. SOMA Folsom @ 7th St.
6. Presidio Main Post, Halleck & Lincoln
7. Civic Center: City Hall, Polk St. steps
8. Richmond Cabrillo @ Arguello
9. South Beach Bike Hut @ Pier 40 (8am–6pm)
10. Bike Day Central Market @ Battery (open 'til 2pm)

AFTERNOON STATIONS 5:00pm - 7:00pm
11. Mission Valencia @ 18th Street
12. Upper Haight Panhandle (Fell & Masonic)
13. Mid-Market Duboce Bikeway @ Market
14. Excelsior Mission @ Ocean Avenue
15. Bayview Joe Lee Rec. Center, Mendell @ 3rd (3pm–6pm)

Bicyclists! Stop by your neighborhood energizer station on Bike to Work Day to load up on free coffee, treats, and tote bags filled with bike propaganda! Pick up your pat on the back and get lots of great information about getting around comfortably by bike in this car-centric city.

Involve Your Coworkers! Whether you're the head honcho or just another cog in the machine, the SFBC's got lots of cheap and painless ways to get your workplace involved with BTWD. Contact us for more info on free maps and posters, We'll even come to your workplace to give free lunchtime presentations on urban commuting tips and tricks!

RIDE BIKES, WIN PRIZES!
Log on to "Bike to Work" at www.sfbike.org for event updates and the chance to win great prizes, including a gorgeous new bicycle!
Volunteer! We need hundreds of volunteers to help produce all the fabulous events planned for Bike to Work Month! Especially staffing energizer stations on the big day. Call 431-BIKE, x-1 to help out.

EVENTS

Bike Doctor Clinic
Sat., May 4 | Noon–3pm FREE!
Duboce Bikeway Mural (between Church & Market)
Is your bike rusting away in the garage? Had a flat tire for years? The Bike Doctor can help! Give your bike the check-up it deserves at this free bike upkeep clinic. Volunteer SFBC mechanics will be on hand to give your bike the loving care it needs.

Offroad Marin Headlands Ride
Sun., May 5 |10am
McLaren Lodge, Stanyan @ Fell
We will cross the GG bridge, ride into Rodeo Beach Valley, then pedal up over to Tennessee Valley. This is a mountain bike ride of 12-18 miles. Easy pace with moderate to big hills. Ride will take 4-6 hours. Bring lunch and water.

Urban Biking Workshop
Sat., May 11 | 1pm
Justin Herman Plaza
New to city cycling? Learn safety tips especially for the urban commuter, from safely passing cars and fellow cyclists, to emergency stopping, to staying out of the dangerous door zone. Bring your bike for hands-on practice. Please RSVP to Michael Calfee at 431-BIKE, x-1.

Housing for All
Bike Tour

Sat., May 11 | 10:30am–3:30pm
Starts/ends at Dolores Park, 19th St. & Dolores
Learn about key San Francisco housing struggles and victories. Visit the sites of notorious evictions and victorious tenant resistance. See where alleged landlord arson killed nearly a dozen tenants. Check out successful affordable housing buildings for families, seniors, first-time homebuyers, and formerly homeless folks, and find out what makes these developments happen.

Sex Work on wheels Tour
Sun., May 12 | 11am–3pm
Main Library, Fulton St. Steps
Which San Francisco streets are named for gold-rush era madams? Can you name the radical feminist would-be assassin who once worked as a hooker in the Tenderloin? What world-famous prostitutes' rights activist rides a bike to work? This ride will take you from the Barbary Coast to today's labor struggles in the sex industry, from nineteenth-century "parlor houses" to twenty-first century "gentlemen's clubs."

BIKE TO WORK DAY!!!
Thursday, May 16 | ALL DAY
Hop on your bike and get ready to join the masses streaming to work today. Stop by one of the dozen Energizer Stations around the city for free treats, bike bags, and pats on the back. Sign the Bike to Work pledge at www.sfbike.org and you'll be entered to win a new bike and other cool prizes.

Work Is A Drag Bike-Away-From-Work Party
Thurs., May 16 | 6-9pm
Cafe du Nord, 2170 Market, between Church & Sanchez $8 ($5 for SFBC Members)
Work is a drag, but getting there doesn't have to be! Biking to work is fun, healthy, and easier than you might think. Join Heklina (pictured) of Trannyshack fame as we celebrate biking away from work with sketch comedy by Killing My Lobster, free hors d'oeuvres, super-cheap drink specials and more!

Morning Mass Commute
Fri., May 17 | Meet at 7:30am, depart at 8am
Morning Due Café, Church @ 17th
Commute to work en masse after an early-morning coffee social! Meet for coffee then join the herd for a huge group ride downtown.

Open Garden Day Tour
Sat., May 18 | 11am–3pm
Dolores Park, 19th St. & Dolores
One of our most popular tours! Co-sponsored by SLUG, this ride will visit lush and thriving community gardens throughout the Mission and Potrero Hill. Bring water and snacks.