SF – DC Send-off Bonfire and Ride

"SFBC member and environmental advocate Oskar Mosquito is embarking on a 3500-mile ride to the White House. All are welcome to the bonfire and any interested riders are welcome to join Oskar that evening for the first leg of his trans-continental ride from the beach to the Golden Gate Bridge."


A Rose By Another Name: San Jose’s Bike Party

A crowd assembles at the beginning of San Jose Bike Party, April 16, 2010. Let’s just say right away that Critical Mass is a bike party, and the San Jose Bike Party has a lot more similarities to Critical Mass than differences. A half-dozen San Francisco and Berkeley Critical Mass veterans took a field trip […]

Solstice Sunset Beach Party Ride

From Rock the Bike: The final ride of 2013! Celebrate the shortest day of the year with Rock the Bike. Public meetup is 3:30 PM at 24th/Mission BART Station. Ride at 4PM to Ocean Beach to watch the sunset before we ride back. Possible beach bonfire. May be cold. Dress appropriately. Bring lights!  

SFMTA Upgrades Embarcadero Bike Lanes to Green Status

The SFMTA painted the Embarcadero bike lanes green yesterday, which will hopefully help signal to drivers that it’s not a parking lane. The SFMTA Livable Streets team wrote on its Facebook page that the Port of SF helped get the paint on the ground in time for the Fourth of July and America’s Cup later […]

Reviewing the Policing of Critical Mass

Now that the new police chief has announced he is going to "review" department procedures with respect to Critical Mass, I think it might be a good time to "review" the history of the relationship between Critical Mass and the police. I have to emphasize that this relationship has evolved in the context of a […]