SFBC Rec Ride: Four Corners Ride

"Tour San Francisco’s outer limits on an all-day ride around the
perimeter of our diverse and enthralling city. Explore world-famous
landmarks as well as sights that even locals may not have seen before.
The ride is 40 miles, start to finish. We’ll keep a friendly pace but
expect some challenging hills and strenuous riding. Bring lots of food
for on-the-go snacking and one official picnic break. Hardy, hungry
survivors are invited to the Park Chalet for post-ride beers and


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 […]

A Lost Decade for San Francisco’s Critical Mass?

Critical Mass rolls down Lombard Street, July 2007. Photo by Chris Carlsson Well, no. We’ve had a great run in the 2000s. Averaging between 750 and 3000 riders on any given month, the birthplace of Critical Mass keeps going strong, in spite of the total lack of promotion or organizing during this past decade. But […]