SFBC Rec Ride: Bike the Book – A Literary Tour

"Bike the book Stories for Airports. Join the author and SF Bicycle
Coalition member Judy B. on a tour of five scenes from the book, during
which she will read selections and explain how various locations
inspired the fiction."

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