Go Back
  • SF and a quick catch up.

    Well it has been a few days since the single speed world championships and man was it fun.  But onto current events.  Its Thursday in San Francisco, that means Team Wonderbike Bicycle Ride of Destiny.  We are meeting at Speedway Meadow (the site of Saturday's TDF) in Golden Gate Park at 6pm, bring friends, smiles.Now I want to tell you about today. We rode across this:GGBAnd yes it was as foggy, cold, and windy as it looks.  But over all it was super fun.  upon crossing we descended to the sunny heaven of Sausalito.  It was warm and full of delicious sandwiches.Then after we went to Fort Point and I found a mannequin that looks just like Coleman.  Take a look, picture one ...

    Full story

     

  • San Fran celebrates another convert

    Be sure to Read The Book of Ballyhoo, Chapter 2 for all the spiritual details.

    Full story

     

  • The Book of Ballyhoo, Chapter 2

    Chapter 2, Book of Ballyhoo for year of our bike 2008: 1: Stop number two landed us in one of the hot spots of the bicycle movement, San Francisco. And when we say hot, I don't mean the weather. The infamous Mark Twain quote about the coldest summer rang true last weekend...and coming from a warm and extravagantly sunny Colorado...man, it felt cold. Was it just bad luck? Perhaps an ominous sign? Is it possible that the autodustial complex has taken control of the weather? 2: Our goal is to celebrate a wonderful invention, and in doing so rally the support of new riders, and renew the spirit of those long in the skip tooth...San Francisco is arguably one of the best towns to get ...

    Full story

     

  • San Fran, we're a fan

    Thanks for the great turn-out, bike-out, get out and get down at Golden Gate! You San Franciscoans are hot - even when the weather is not. Post your pics and films here! We want to see 'em all.

    Full story

     

  • I wanna trade my car for a bike in San Francisco

    Hi, I wasn't able to get access to a video camera, so hopefully this brief essay will do the job. My trusty blue Volvo and I have been through a lot together, and, once upon a time, I really loved it. It's remarkably easy to think of a car as a living thing with whom you have a meaningful relationship. It has quirks. It alternately disappoints you and comes through in a pinch. There are things about it that only I know. Like most Americans, I felt a special bond with my car. Not any more. I no longer see cars as charming pets, or extensions of one's personality, or fashion statements. I see them for what they are: ugly, bulky, loud, smelly, hot, deadly ...

    Full story

     

  • Ride on San Fran!

    Full story

     

  • San Fran - You're Next! (Itinerary)

    July 19, 2008 Golden Gate Park 9:00am
    BIKE CRUISE-ADE
    REGISTRATION BEGINS 10:00am
    BIKE PARADE DEPARTS 11:00am-11:30am
    RIDERS RETURN FROM BIKE PARADE, HUNKER DOWN, TAP THE KEGS AND
    LET THE FESTIVUS BEGIN 11:00am-11:30am (Revival Stage)
    WELCOME ANNOUNCEMENTS, HOUSE RULES, and INTRODUCTIONS 11:30am-12:00pm (Revival Stage)
    ACT #1 âSLOW DOWN or THROW DOWNâ: Annual Slow Ride Competition 12:00pm-12:20pm NANDA - Acrobaticalists
    Followed by circus tricks and amazing feats WORKSHOP 12:20pm-1:30pm (Music Stage)
    1st BAND: PAPERBIRD 1:30pm-2:00pm (Revival Stage)
    ACT 2: âCarpocalypse Nowâ: Funeral Procession and Interpretive Dance Exorcism and Contest 2:00pm-2:30pm
    THE SPROCKETTES - PORTLANDâS ORIGINAL MINIBIKE DANCE TROUPE 2:40pm-3:25pm (Revival Stage)
    2nd BAND: Mucca Pazza 3:30pm-4:00pm ACT 3: âWould you Trade Your Car for a Bike?â (Revival Stage) 4:00pm âTHANKS FOR COMING TO TOUR DE FAT!â ...

    Full story