This is where SF bike enthusiasts of all stripes – SF Bicycle Coalition members, bike industry leaders, local business supporters, local artists and politicians come together for a festive evening to celebrate the love of riding a bike in San Francisco. An occasion to raise a glass to the 11,000 SF Bicycle Coalition members and the organization that makes biking more enjoyable throughout the year. To top it off, the event included New Belgium beer, entertainment, a 200 item silent auction, a 60 piece art auction, food and over 1,000 bike-friendly party-folk.
“We can argue all we want about correlation versus causation of rising rents, particularly rising commercial rents. But the bottom line for people scared of losing their homes, businesses, and familiar neighborhoods is that without a place to live in SF, a lot of long term residents will oppose any improvements associated with gentrification.”