Upcoming Events


Golden Gate Park Q&A Session #2


Want to get involved in our campaign to expand car-free spaces in Golden Gate Park? Join your SF Bicycle Coalition for a 30-minute Q&A to hear about the campaign’s history, our current advocacy plans and ask any questions you have about Golden Gate Park and car-free spaces across SF.  To join the Q&A, register at the Zoom link here. Those who would like dial-in instructions can email [email protected] for instructions.

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Virtual Volunteer Night


This SF Bicycle Coalition tradition has been happening for as long as we can remember and newcomers are always welcome. So come on by for our first ever Virtual Volunteer Night to chat with fellow members and help us keep our organization rolling as we spend time chatting about all things SF Bicycle Coalition. Bring a friend – the more the merrier! Visit www.sfbike.org/volunteer for more information!

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Wheel Talk: The Forgotten History of How Automakers Invented the Crime of “Jaywalking”


FREE

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Wheel Talk is the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s virtual discussion group and a spin off of the Wheel Talk for Wheel People monthly advice column. We’ll hop on Zoom and discuss a different article (or podcast or movie, etc.). Advanced registration is required. Join us for our first installment as we discuss the Vox article, “The Forgotten History of How Automakers Invented the Crime of “Jaywalking”” Be sure to read the article in advance. We’ll break out into small groups…

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Q&A with SFMTA Director Jeffrey Tumlin*


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Photo Courtesy of Manny’s Join Manny’s Super Civic Cyber Conversations for a Q&A with SFMTA Director Jeffrey Tumlin. Click HERE to tune into the conversation. San Francisco’s SFMTA is in charge of Muni which includes buses, and the subways. It’s also in charge of streets, parking and taxis. Join for a virtual conversation with the Director of SFMTA Jeffrey Tumlin to ask him any questions you have about our city’s transportation. More about Jeffrey Tumlin: Jeffrey Tumlin is the former director of strategy…

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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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Better Market Street Panel Discussion*


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Photo by Sergio Ruiz for SPUR Join SPUR for the below webinar featuring the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Executive Director, Brian Wiedenmeier… Earlier this year, after decades of debate and discussion, San Francisco’s Market Street became car-free. Part of the Better Market Street plan, the closure is just the first in a series of changes designed to make one of the city’s most important corridors a better experience for all. Learn how the closure has fared so far, the detail’s of…

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Climate Rise: DIY Fundraising Opportunity


Climate Rise is an incredible way to support the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition from your own home! On April 18, our friends at Climate Ride are hosting a one-day, free, virtual event to support nonprofits like us.  Climate Rise is your sheltered-in-place alternative that allows you to fundraise for the SF Bicycle Coalition by hosting an at-home event. This event can be anything you want: an hour-long ride on your indoor bike, a yoga session, an at-home painting project —…

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Postponed: Family Bike Fest


FREE

Due to COVID-19 concerns and in an effort to ensure everyone’s health and safety, the SF Bicycle Coalition’s Family Bike Fest on April 18 is postponed. We are looking forward to rescheduling this event later this year. Come join us at the SF Bicycle Coalition’s first ever Family Bike Fest! Whether you already bike with your kids or are (bike-)curious about doing so, come join San Francisco families to celebrate biking and community! Show off your bike set-up and and…

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Canceled: Family Bike Fair and Learn-to-Ride


Free

Assembly member Phil Ting and Jose Ortega Elementary School are hosting a Bike Safety Fair open to all San Francisco families. Come improve your bike skills, learn about Safe Routes to School, bike safety, and legislation that affects the community. YBike Learn-to-Ride and obstacle course with helmet giveaway while supplies last How to Host a Bike Train workshop, followed by a group practice bike train ride — get ready for Bike & Roll to School Week! Bay Area BikeMobile will provide tuneups and minor repairs to…

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Canceled: How to Host a Bike Train Workshop


We’ll also be presenting a short workshop on How to Host a Bike Train, aimed at parents, guardians, teachers, and other members of school communities who want to offer the children in their lives a fun, active, sustainable way to get to and from school. Bike Trains are locally organized group rides to and/or from school that introduce young people to the joy of biking for transportation, while keeping them safely under adult supervision and in highly visible groups. They…

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CANCELED: Adult Learn to Ride Class


Free

This class has been canceled.  It’s never too late to learn to bicycle! Instructors will work one-on-one to assist participants in learning the basics of balancing, starting, stopping and steering a bike, as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment. Most people learn to ride their bike while taking the class, but even if they don’t, they will leave with tips to continue teaching themselves to ride. The first step will be balancing on your bicycle; instructors will first remove the…

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Canceled: Valet Bicycle Parking at Presidio Picnic*


Bike over to the Presidio every Sunday to enjoy beautiful views, good company and a rotating lineup of 30+ international mobile food creators representing the best of San Francisco’s multicultural food scene curated by Off the Grid. We’ll be providing free valet bicycle parking every Sunday for Presidio Picnic.

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Canceled: Freedom from Training Wheels at Tenderloin Sunday Streets


Free

This event has been canceled. For more information, click 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 at home, check out our Parent Tip Sheet with…

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Canceled: Sunday Streets – Tenderloin


With car-free streets, free activities and plenty of chances to meet your neighbors, Sunday Streets most urban route celebrates the centrally-located and densely-populated Tenderloin, one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods. View the route map here.  Look out for our Bike Education Outreach Team! They are ready to let everyone know about our free classes for all ability levels and to answer any questions about our Adult Bike Education classes. Stop by the SF Bicycle Coalition booth to join or renew your…

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Postponed: Shaping San Francisco Cycles of History: Paths Through Golden Gate Park*


$20 – $50

Celebrate San Francisco’s great urban park on its 150th anniversary with Shaping San Francisco. Their bike ride through Golden Gate Park will visit original forests, man-made lakes, historic meadows, well-hidden paths, and park features. Also learn about the 19th century bike clubs that made the early park their own. Tour ends at the ocean. Bring water, a snack and your bicycle. “Best Cruise through the past!” – San Francisco Bay Guardian, Best of the Bay 2007 Please RSVP to [email protected]

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Smart City Cycling 1 Webinar


Free

We will be teaching this class as a webinar! Please register via Zoom here. If you have questions about how to use Zoom please contact [email protected] 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 traffic, and anyone already riding to hone their skills. This comprehensive course follows…

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Wheel Talk: Earth Day Origins


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Wheel Talk is the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s virtual discussion group and a spin off of the Wheel Talk for Wheel People monthly advice column. Join us on April 22, 2020, the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, to discuss the Time interview of Denis Hayes, the organizer of the first Earth Day in 1970. Be sure to read the article in advance. We’ll meet over Zoom to break out into small groups and discuss. Advanced registration is required. By registering for this event, you…

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Canceled: Bike to Work Day Bicycle Ambassador Training


Flex your advocacy muscle and become a Bicycle Ambassador! Come to our 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. RSVP NOTE: This training…

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