Halloween Critical Mass

Halloween weekend kicks off with the most colorful and often the funnest Critical Mass ride of the year. If you haven’t experienced Halloween Critical Mass check out this Streetfilm from two years ago. Gather at 5:30 p.m. at Justin “Pee Wee” Herman Plaza. Ride usually starts at 6.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
This week, the SFBC holds Bike Safety and Education Week, SPUR reviews the ballot for the coming election, and celebrate Halloween with Critical Mass. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday and all week: SFBC Bike Safety and Education Week. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is holding their free Urban Bicycling Workshops almost every day during Bike […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
This week, SPUR features a discussion on the importance of the arts and the future of the Bay Bridge, new and experienced cyclists match up in the East Bay, and get your spook on in the park this Halloween. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR hosts a lunchtime forum to talk about […]

Streetfilms: Halloween Mass in San Francisco

|
This week’s events make Halloween seem like a long time ago, but it was only last Friday when Clarence Eckerson, on a west coast jaunt for Streetfilms, shot this video of Critical Mass in San Francisco. Some think it was the city’s biggest mass ride ever. Clarence offers a possible explanation: With monthly rides under […]

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 […]

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 […]