SFBC Bike Buddy Route Ride: Downtown to the Bayview-Hunter’s Point

"Every month, the SFBC Bike Buddies hit the street to acquaint new riders with common or challenging bike commute routes in San Francisco with a Route Ride. In August, you can learn the best commute route from downtown to Bayview-Hunter’s Point; new riders are encouraged. Heavy rain cancels."

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