Bike Smart Bike Mechanics

"Bike Mechanics I is designed for new and experienced adult and young adult bicyclists who want to learn enough about how their bikes work to take care of most minor issues, including brake and gear adjustment, flat-tire repair, bike size adjustments, and other simple but essential quick tips you can use to take care of your bicycle."

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This Week: Making Cities Greater, Better Bikeways, Bike Share Community Dinner

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! Making Cities Greater Than Ever. As New York City’s deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding in the Bloomberg administration, Dan Doctoroff accomplished a number of major projects, including the post-9/11 redevelopment of Lower Manhattan. But it was more universal problems, from traffic congestion to climate change, […]

Streetfilms: Luxe Bike Parking in Chicago

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Continuing the Streetfilms tour of envy-inspiring bike parking garages, Clarence Eckerson files this report from the McDonald’s Cycling Center in Chicago’s Millennium Park, operated by Bike and Roll on behalf of the city. Says Clarence: It’s enough to make bike commuters in many cities drool. The center boasts state-of-the-art showering facilities, secure bicycle parking for […]
EPA's map of air quality for the Bay Area today

Don’t Bike Until the Air Clears

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Government officials are warning people to avoid outdoor activities (see above map) due to particulates in the air. The media is full of reports and interviews with experts about the hazards of breathing the smoke. Many schools are closed. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has cancelled or postponed several outdoor events, including its pop-up outreach, […]
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This Week: SoMa, Women Bike Book Club, Woman Bike Coffee Club

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Thursday SoMa Member Committee. The SoMa Member Committee of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition meets regularly to talk through the latest street projects and strategize how they can hold the city accountable for delivering urgently needed bike projects. At this meeting they will regroup around the Townsend Street protected […]