Gals with Gears Kick-off: Golden Gate Park to Ocean Beach and back
Sunday, September 8, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Want to cycle in the city but feel uneasy about it? Been to an Urban Biking workshop and want some company for your ride? Join us for a ride from Golden Gate Park to Ocean Beach and back. We'll show you a route, provide tips for riding in the city, and have a relaxing and easy ride. Please arrive by 10 am. If renting, please reserve your bike for 9:30. We will return to Parkways Rental by 1 pm. Distance: approx 10 miles and includes one light incline on MLK. We'll practice shifting! Helmet required, no drop ride.
Basic riding skills required - will provide S.A.S.S.Y. instructions for Gals: Select a Bike / Adjust a Helmet / Secure a Bike / Safe Riding Rules / You Can Get Up That Hill!
Ride Meeting Spot: Parkways rental location across from the Japanese Tea Gardens in the Music Concourse opposite the deYoung Museum. Map
About the Group: We are women over 50 and tired of being the only Gals pulling up on bikes at intersections! Join Gals With Gears for fun, healthy and practical cycling in San Francisco - with women our own age! Surely you've noticed all those white lanes, green zones and bicycles painted on the streets? Come ride with us!
We are grateful for all the good work of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and urge you join. A $10 fee is suggested for non-members of San Francisco Bicycle Coalition OR you GALS can join SFBC for a special price of $25 for a one-year membership (normally $35). Members of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition? No fee suggested.
We're excited to meet you and ride together. See you in Golden Gate Park Sunday morning, Sept. 8. Thanks for joining us!
For more details on the group, join the Gals with Gears Meetup Group!
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San Francisco Bicycle Coalition
Through day-to-day advocacy, education, and working partnerships with government and community agencies, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is dedicated to creating safer streets and more livable communities for all San Franciscans.
Our active 12,000 members represent San Franciscans of all ages, from all neighborhoods, who are working towards more safe, efficient, and green ways to move around our city. The SF Bicycle Coalition is the largest city-based bicycle advocacy group in the nation and one of the largest membership-based groups in San Francisco.
The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition promotes the bicycle for everyday transportation.