SFBC: Queen’s Day Bike Ride – Market to Mill

From sfbike.org:

Celebrate a great Dutch holiday by wearing orange and joining this free group bike ride from downtown to the west end of Golden Gate Park where a big Queen’s Day party will be underway all day long. Bring your own bike, arrive early for some coffee and stroopwafels, and be ready for a lovely group ride (no hills, about 7 miles) across the city to Golden Gate Park and the Murphy windmill for the official re-opening of this city landmark. The ride is free to all and appropriate for ages 12 and up. The Queen’s Day 2012 Bike Ride is co-sponsored by the Consulate General of the Netherlands and the SF Bicycle Coalition. RSVP and questions to: queensday@sfdutch.com

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