Thinkwalks Tour: Walk the Wiggle

From Thinkwalks:

Before bikes were invented, the popular Wiggle bike route was a foot trail to avoid these same hills. Change the way you see the landscape as we talk about everything from art and bike politics to floods, lakes and native societies. We’ll discuss the very latest research on how the Mission Dolores was, it seems, founded in the Wiggle. Later, the city expanded to fill the valley with houses, but why? And what was there first? It’ll be a quintessential mix of Thinkwalks themes on a flat one mile walk (each way).

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Thinkwalks: Wiggle Walk

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From Thinkwalks: Yes, true, the Wiggle is named due to the zigzag of bike route #30 through the neighborhood and avoiding hills. But is there more to it than that? We’ll explore the ‘hood from this, that and askew angles: geology, activism history, water, and native tribes. Highlights include: Market Street punched through rock, 1928 […]

Thinkwalks: Walk the Wiggle!

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From Thinkwalks: The most popular Thinkwalk. Before bikes were invented, the popular Wiggle bike route was a foot trail to avoid these same hills. Change the way you see the landscape as we talk about everything from art and bike politics to floods, lakes and native societies. 2 & 1/2 hours.

Thinkwalks: Walk The Wiggle

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"Before bikes were invented, the Wiggle was a foot trail to avoid these same hills. Change the way you see the landscape as we talk about everything from art and bike politics to floods, lakes and native societies. A quintessential mix of Thinkwalks themes."

Thinkwalks: Walk the Wiggle!

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From Thinkwalks: A natural and cultural history of the bike route through the Lower Haight neighborhood. Covers water flow, dune and hill reshaping, and the bike politics of recent years. Lots about the Native American village that was here and about how the area looked before it was streets.  Meet at the bike mural (Church […]

Thinkwalks: Wiggle Walk

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From Thinkwalks: You thought you knew the Wiggle. There’s more to know! Yes, true, it was named the Wiggle due to the zigzag of bike route #30 through the neighborhood and avoiding hills. But how about the dunes? What of Martin Luther King? We’ll explore the ‘hood from this, that and askew angles: geology, activism history, water, native tribes, etc. There […]

Thinkwalks: Wiggle Walk

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From Thinkwalks: You thought you knew the Wiggle. There’s more to know! Yes, true, it was named the Wiggle due to the zigzag of bike route #30 through the neighborhood and avoiding hills. But how about the dunes? What of Martin Luther King? We’ll explore the ‘hood from this, that and askew angles: geology, activism history, water, native tribes, etc. There […]