Bike To Work Day
San Franciscans love biking and one of the most fun and rewarding days to bike is the annual Bike to Work Day celebration on Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Join the SF Bicycle Coalition and hundreds of thousands of lawyers, nurses, teachers, waiters and others who will be biking to work on this great day.
>> Energizer Stations will be set up in neighborhoods across the city in the morning and afternoon to offer free coffee, snacks and other goodies and mechanics will even check out your bicycle for free (at select locations).
Bike to Work Day 2012
The SF Bike Co is gearing up for record numbers of happy bike commuters on Bike to Work Day this year and they need your help to cheer them on
- Win Sweet Prizes
Enter a free Bike to Work Day Raffle and win awesome Bike to Work Day prizes
- Take the Team Bike Challenge
Register your team and compete with other Bay Area commuters to win great prizes for bike commuting in May.
- Bicycling Commuter Convoys
Start the morning by riding your bike downtown (or to the Peninsula as far as Mountain View) with a Commuter Convoy. Commuter Convoys provide the enjoyment and safety of riding with a group and are led by experienced bicycle commuters.
- 27 Energizer Stations
Volunteers cheer on people riding bikes around San Francisco at 27 official Energizer Stations! Each station provides free donated snacks and beverages, as well as convenient reusable tote bags for future commutes, filled with goodies!
- Bike Doctors
Mechanics from local bike shops will help you dust off your old bike and provide free basic bike maintenance to get you rolling on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 12. Visit our Bike Doctors at one of these Energizer Stations (See map for Energizer Station locations):
7:30-9:30am: Caltrain, Embarcadero, Marina, Mid-Market, Mission, Presidio, SOMA
5-7pm: CalTrain, Chinatown, Duboce Bikeway, Embarcadero, Mission, Panhandle, SOMA
MORNING STATIONS (7:30-9:30am)
Bayview: Cesar Chavez at 3rd Street
Bernal: Cesar Chavez at Harrison St **Bilingual English/Spanish**
Caltrain: 4th at Townsend (near Warm Planet Bikes) **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Civic Center: City Hall, Polk Street steps
Downtown: Market at Battery (7:30am-2pm)
Embarcadero: Ferry Building (6:30-9:30am) **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Ingleside: 19th at Holloway
Inner Richmond: Cabrillo at Arguello **Bilingual English/Chinese**
Inner Sunset: Irving at 7th Avenue
Marina: Marina Green at Scott St **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Mid-Market: Market at 12th Street **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Mission: Valencia at 17th Street **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Mission Bay: 7th Street at 16th Street
Presidio: Main Post, Halleck at Lincoln (6:30-9:30am) **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
SF2G Kick-off 24th Street at Mission
SOMA: Folsom at 7th Street
UCSF Medical Center: Irving at 2nd Avenue
Western Addition: Kaiser Hospital, Geary at St. Joseph’s
EVENING STATIONS (5-7pm)
Caltrain: 4th & King (near Warm Planet Bikes) **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Chinatown: Kearney at Washington St **Bilingual English/Chinese** **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Division St: Rainbow Grocery Co-op, Division St at Folsom
Duboce Bikeway: Duboce Bikeway at Market St. **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Embarcadero: Pier 7
Mission: Valencia at 19th Street **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Outer Mission: California Pacific Medical Center at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cesar Chavez at Valencia St **Bilingual English/Spanish** **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
Panhandle: Fell at Masonic **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
SOMA: Howard at 8th Street **Complimentary Bike Doctor**
COMMUTER CONVOY DEPOTS:
Commuter Convoys meet at 7:45, on May 10th & Ride downtown with a Commuter Convoy! Get your morning bike-commute rolling by joining other cyclists on your bike, and commute Downtown together in comfort and camaraderie.
Bayview to City Hall: 5191 3rd St at Thomas St with Supervisor Malia Cohen and DPW Director Mohammed Nuru.
Castro to City Hall: Castro Plaza at 17th St with Supervisor Scott Wiener.
Excelsior to City Hall: Naples Green at Geneva Ave with Supervisor John Avalos.
Marina to City Hall: 2156 Chestnut at Steiner St with Supervisor Mark Farrell.
Nob Hill to City Hall: 1800 Polk St at Washington Ave with Supervisor David Chiu.
NOPA to City Hall: 2095 Hayes St at Clayton St with Supervisor Christina Olague and MTA Director Cheryl Brinkman.
Mission to City Hall: 2871 24th St at Florida St with Supervisor David Campos and Mayor’s Office of Disability Director Carla Johnson.
Potrero to City Hall: Mariposa St at Florida St with Supervisor Jane Kim and Planning Commissioner Cindy Wu.
Portola Heights to City Hall: 673 Portola Dr at Teresita Blvd
Richmond to City Hall: 306 Clement St at 4th Ave with Supervisor Eric Mar.
Sunset to City Hall: 1618 Noriega St at 23rd Ave with Supervisor Carmen Chu and Assessor-Recorder Phil Ting.
San Francisco to Mountain View (SF2G): 24th St at Mission St (departs at 6:15am, see sf2g.com for details.)
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Submitted by Johnny Funcheap