Upcoming Events


Bike-themed Trivia Night


Come to our first ever virtual Bike-themed Trivia Night!  This event is bound to test your wits and skills as we go over a series of questions both bike and non-bike related. Optionally, stick around after our trivia night ends at 6:30pm to chat with your fellow participants about all things SF Bicycle Coalition. Bring a friend – the more the merrier! RSVP Here.

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Meet a Member with Jane Kim


Jane Kim

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has over 10,000 incredible members. Throughout Bike Month we’re highlighting the stories of the people who make up our strong community. Listen in as SF Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Brian Wiedenmeier interviews Jane Kim, former D6 Supervisor and Board of Education President. As the Supervisor serving District 6 from 2010 to 2018, Jane made biking and street safety a top issue — not only for the neighborhoods in her district (including Tenderloin, SoMa, Mission Bay…

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Virtual Bicycle Ambassador Training


Flex your advocacy muscle and become a Bicycle Ambassador! Come to our online training to get up to date on what’s going on with the SF Bicycle Coalition and learn how to sign up new members. This training will prepare you to volunteer at Bike to Work Day, as well as at races, festivals, Service Stations and other events. Please note that you must be a current member of the SF Bicycle Coalition to become a Bicycle Ambassador. All participants…

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Women & Non-Binary Bike SF Virtual Coffee Club


FREE

While we’re all sheltering in place, we’ll be doing our Women Bike SF Coffee Club digitally! We’ll be hosting our normally monthly coffee club weekly in honor of Bike Month throughout May! Women Bike SF Coffee Club is the perfect place to find community, talk about bikes and share biking tips, especially during these weird times. So, grab a cup of coffee and your laptop and join us as we go digital! RSVP in advance here. Depending on the number…

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Bike Touring 101


Have you been dreaming of adventure during shelter in place? Learn how to go bike touring so that you’re ready to explore by bicycle once restrictions are lifted. Learn the difference between bike touring and bike camping, what equipment you need, what to wear, where to ride, and more! SF Bicycle Coalition board president Jean Kao and her partner Magnus Barber have gone bike touring all over the world. They have lots of stories to share! Bring your questions.  …

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Can We Get to 80% Sustainable Trips by 2030?


The city of San Francisco has developed a Climate Action Strategy that includes an ambitious goal of getting to 80% sustainable trips by 2030.  The City defines a “sustainable trip” as biking, walking or taking transit. Given emissions from vehicles are responsible for 46% of San Francisco’s carbon footprint, replacing car travel with biking, walking and taking transit would reduce greenhouse emissions dramatically. But what are we doing to get there? And is it really possible? To answer these questions…

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The Importance of Public Space in Cities


Safe Routes in Golden Gate Park

Public space in cities has always been important but has become increasingly so during the shelter-in-place order. The Slow Streets initiative and new, temporary car-free spaces like JFK Drive in Golden Gate park and Shelley Drive in McLaren Park have opened up more public space for people to walk and bike while San Franciscans shelter in place. But what happens to these spaces once shelter in place is over? And how has shelter in place impacted our mentality around open…

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How to Get Into Recreational Riding


Sometimes it feels like the barriers to entry for recreational riding (especially for women) can be pretty high. Do you want to start exploring recreationally but don’t know where to start? Come hear from Victoria Norman-Kuber and SF Bicycle Coalition board member Marie Jonas. They’ll talk about going from bike novices to experienced road riders. Learn how to start, what to wear, where to ride, and more! Victoria and Marie met on an AIDS/LifeCycle training ride in 2018. They have…

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Bike-Themed Karaoke Night


SF Bicycle Coalition member Sarah Katz-Hyman has been leading online karaoke parties throughout shelter in place and she’s agreed to lead us in a bike-themed rendition. Curious how this works? Check it out and try not to smile. There will be an opportunity for everyone to sing as well as a few opportunities for the group to sing together. Pick whatever song you’d like but bonus points if it’s bike-related! Register below and then check your Eventbrite confirmation email for the…

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Meet a Member with Chris Arvin, Founder of Transit Supply


The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has over 10,000 incredible members. We’re highlighting the stories of the people who make up our strong community. Listen in as Brian Wiedenmeier, SF Bicycle Coalition Executive Director, interviews Chris Arvin, founder of Transit Supply. From stickers, apparel, magnets and pins, Chris has designed merchandise for Muni, BART, Caltrain, AC Transit and more. He sells them all in his online merch shop — just for fun! Chris has also expanded his transit merch offerings to cities…

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If you build it, will they come?


Does building bicycling infrastructure actually encourage more people to bike? San Francisco Bicycle Coalition advocacy director Janice Li will moderate this talk to discuss how we can build infrastructure and develop programs that encourage people to bike. Panelists: Manoj Madhavan, Director of Transportation Demand Management at the Golden State Warriors Audrey Harris, Transportation Demand Management Program Manager at the City and County of San Francisco       Both Audrey Harris and Manoj Madhavan serve on the San Francisco Bicycle…

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WEBINAR: Smart City Cycling 1


Free

Please register here for the webinar. If you have questions about how to use Zoom please contact eliana@sfbike.org. You can also dial into the class. Register here, and the call-in number and ID can be found in your confirmation email. Looking to get comfortable riding in San Francisco? Join us for a presentation covering all you need to know for biking in SF and the Bay Area. This is the perfect class for people interested in biking but intimidated by urban…

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Women Bike SF Virtual Coffee Club


FREE

While we’re all sheltering in place, we’ll be doing our Women Bike SF Coffee Club digitally! We’ll be hosting our normally monthly coffee club weekly in honor of Bike Month throughout May! Women Bike SF Coffee Club is the perfect place to find community, talk about bikes and share biking tips, especially during these weird times. So, grab a cup of coffee and your laptop and join us as we go digital! RSVP in advance here. Depending on the number…

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SF Bicycle Coalition Board Meeting


FREE

The SF Bicycle Coalition is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. The board is responsible for the organization’s financial health and achievement of its mission. SF Bicycle Coalition members are invited to attend all board meetings. No RSVP needed. View meeting agenda here.

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Meet a Member with Jean Fraser, CEO of the Presidio Trust


Photo credit: Paul Meyer of SF Gate The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has over 10,000 incredible members. We’re highlighting the stories of the people who make up our strong community. Listen in as Brian Wiedenmeier, San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Executive Director, interviews Jean Fraser, CEO of the Presidio Trust. Jean rides her bike most everywhere and has been a member of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for nearly 25 years. Prior to leading the Presidio Trust, the federal agency that…

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WEBINAR: Intro to Biking in San Francisco


Free

Riding a bike remains a great way to get around for essential travel and to get fresh air and exercise (all while remaining socially distant, of course!). Join us for our Intro to Biking in San Francisco to learn how to safely and confidently bike in SF. This is a webinar, and you can register here. If you have questions about how to use Zoom please contact eliana@sfbike.org. You can also dial into the class. Register here, and the call-in number and ID can…

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WEBINAR: Biking with Children


Free

Please register here. Class Description: Riding bikes with your kids is one of the best ways to solve logistical problems while getting exercise outdoors and spending quality time with your young ones. There is really no more inspiring and creative way to get around and engage with our beautiful city! And you can do it while remaining socially distanced during this time. Register for this free class to learn about all the cycling options for kids and parents, as well as…

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Women Bike SF Virtual Coffee Club


FREE

While we’re all sheltering in place, we’ll be doing our Women Bike SF Coffee Club digitally! We’ll be hosting our normally monthly coffee club weekly in honor of Bike Month throughout May! Women Bike SF Coffee Club is the perfect place to find community, talk about bikes and share biking tips, especially during these weird times. So, grab a cup of coffee and your laptop and join us as we go digital! RSVP in advance here. Depending on the number…

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Transportation After COVID-19


Sheltering in place has drastically changed how and why we get around. Our panel of transportation experts will discuss what they think the world of mobility will look like after shelter in place ends. Will people be fearful of taking transit? If so, how do we shift people away from private automobiles and onto bikes? To answer these questions and more, join us in conversation with: Alex Sweet, Senior Associate at Nelson/Nygaard Consulting and current SF Bicycle Coalition Board Member…

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CANCELED: Freedom from Training Wheels at Sunset/Golden Gate Park Sunday Streets


Free

Due to COVID-19, Sunday Streets has been canceled for June and July. Learn more here.  Freedom from Training Wheels is a great way to get kids riding without training wheels. Bring your child’s bike and helmet if you have them. If not, we have balance and pedal bikes, as well as helmets, for children aged 2-5. Our instructors will work with your young people to get them striding, rolling, and pedaling in no time. If you want to start practicing…

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