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San Francisco by bicycle; cycling the wonderous sights along the waterfront

                                                         Our considerable challenge: could four of us bike San  Francisco for several days, avoid hills and traffic and test out a couple new “folding bikes”? We began our San Francisco overnight adventure when we picked up our two friends in Fairoaks, […]

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San Francisco waterfront by bicycle (or, foot, trolley) from AT&T Park to Golden Gate Bridge

USS Pampanito, World War II fleet submarine, on display at Fisherman’s Wharf. Cyclist peddles past the Ferry Building, on well-marked bright green bike lane separating her from traffic on the Embarcadeo. Cable car at the foot of Hyde Street, just a block up the hill from the Hyde Street Pier! The Balclutha, historic 1886 three-masted […]

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Bay Area bicycle rides, enhanced by public transportation!

Storms may continue into March, but soon it will be bicycle weather and time to lube those bikes and consider interesting new destinations!  Here is a fine article about Bay Area bike rides, made better by using public transit like Bay Area ferry boats, Cal Trans and the like.  One of our favorites; start near […]

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San Francisco: Undiscovered pleasures, just west of Fisherman’s Wharf: Part II of II

Tourists flock to San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39 and Embarcadero waterfront.  Far less visited but offering an equal amount of awe and interest, is the waterfront just west of Fisherman’s Wharf.   Visitors can take in this panoply of engaging sites by walking, bicycling or by auto.   Moving west of Fisherman’s Wharf, one finds […]

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