The 2012 Tour de Peninsula offers Bay Area families a day of fun, fitness, and healthy family activities. Now in its 21st year, this ride is one of Northern California’s most fun recreational cycling events/family/social gatherings. Held in the scenic, mellow Coyote Point Park alongside the San Francisco Bay in San Mateo, the TdP is a perennial highlight of the Bay Area’s recreational social calendar. The TdP is a variety of great cycling routes designed for all levels, from young children and first time riders to serious cyclists. During and after the ride, a day of family fun activities takes place in the park, with a children’s playground, barbecuing, picnics, live music, and equally lively conversation. Proceeds benefit San Mateo County Parks Foundation and Bicycle Sunday — car free biking on Canada Road.
"A Bay Area cycling classic, the Tour de Peninsula recreational bike ride and family social gathering has been a highlight of the Bay Area cycling calendar for nearly 20 years, and is the largest urban-based organized bicycle ride in the Bay Area. The ‘Dirty Shirt’ ride is back, this time at a great location nudged […]
From SVBC: This delightful day of cycling and outdoor fun with family and friends is based on the shores of San Francisco bay in scenic Coyote Point Park, and this year celebrates its 20th anniversary. Choose from a variety of routes to suit everyone from young children and first time riders to serious cyclists. Throughout […]
This week, learn about the city’s 25-year transportation plan, the Board of Supes holds a hearing on a parking garage redevelopment, the SF Bike Party rolls out in “Steampunk” style, and Walk SF takes a tour of China Basin. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: San Francisco’s Transportation Plan. Join SF County Transportation […]
Bicycle coalitions around the Bay Area will be rolling out the red carpet for bike commuters for the 17th annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) this Thursday with energizer stations, commuter convoys, after parties, and other fun events. As cycling continues to grow throughout the Bay Area, bicycle advocates and city officials are expecting it to be the biggest […]
SVBC E.D. Corinne Winter, Silicon Valley Leadership Group CEO Carl Guardino, and San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed at the San Jose City Hall Rotunda. Carl Guardino’s bike is in front of the podium. Photo: Matthew Roth. Most cities in the Bay Area are gearing up for Bike to Work Day this Thursday, with numerous activities […]
From SFBC: Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a ballyhoo of bikes and beer at the fun-filled day in the park sponsored by our generous friends at the New Belgium Brewing Company. All proceeds from beer and merchandise at Tour de Fat go to the work of the SF Bicycle Coalition and Bay Area […]