♥Today Friday | San José Bike Party: Ride of the Living Dead
” THE LIVING DEAD…Coming to a Neighborhood Near You!”
Read all the details over at: Oct15 event / sjbikeparty.org
♥Saturday | Biketoberfest in Fairfax +Ride from SF that morning
ADMISSION: FREE!!! No fee to get in
Bike expo, live music, rides, family fun and more!
Saturday, October 16, 2010 11 am – 6 pm
WHERE: FAIRFAX, CA – Birthplace of the mountain bike!
♥Saturday | SFBike coalition Rec ride: Filipino history tour
ay nako!! saan ka pupunta – ako ay meli. and my tagalog is rusty.
Meets at Holloway & Font Blvd (Near SFSU)
In celebration of October’s Filipino History Month, explore the Filipino historical landmarks of San Francisco. From the Filipino American Mural at San Francisco State University to the rise of the I-Hotel in the Financial District, the Filipino community has proudly been a part of SF neighborhoods since the late 1800’s. Share in this 25 mile cycling experience and pedal your way through history. It’s an aggressive ride, but well worth it! SF Bicycle Coalition recreational rides are free for SFBC members (a $5 donation from non-members is appreciated); rain cancels rides.
♥Saturday | Bake sale + street food fundraiser
La Victoria Bakery
The San Francisco food cart community has banded together to help one of their own. Mandy Harper, owner of Wholesome Bakery, has assembled nearly every food cart in San Francisco to raise funds to help her brother Nick’s recovery from brain cancer.
The fundraiser will be at La Victoria Bakery on Saturday, October 16th. The event will be 11am to 3pm and then again 6pm to 10pm.
♥Saturday | Celebration of Life for Derek Allen
screenshot from streetsblog
I rode through the scene of his fatal accident a few this after and I could not bring myself to take a photo. I got very, very emotional.
May your spirit live on Derrek through all of us -My prayers are with your family +loved ones
*Found out about the info/service via sfbike.org/chain
A Celebration of Life service to honor Derek Allen will be held at St. Clare’s Episcopal Church where Derek was baptized, received confirmation, and spent many happy occasions while growing up in Pleasanton. There will be a potluck reception immediately following the service at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church (Fellowship Hall) in Pleasanton.
Read the post his aunt wrote about him via streetsblog here: Aunt Remembers Derek Allen, Bicyclist Killed in Crash with Muni Bus
♥Saturday | Shaping SF bike tour: Ecological history
Meets at noon: CounterPULSE, 1310 Mission at 9th
Sliding scale 15-20$
+info and details: shapingSF
♥Saturday | NIMBY party in Oakland
NIMBY space in Oakland: 8410 Amelia Street
♥Sunday | SF Tweed Ride Autumn Ride
SF Tweed Autumn Ride
2:00 pm ~ Convene at Justin Hermin Plaza in San Francisco.
The SF Tweed Autumn Ride festivities will be hosted at the Rickshaw Bagworks location on 904 22nd Street, San Francisco, CA.
*+info at your local SF tweedtastic site: Oct17 / sftweed.com
Boom boxes. Beats. Bikes. Boom box baby!
Special thanks to Volker +his Surly sound machine, for providing the finest beats at the back of the bus throughout this week’s butterlap with a playlist orchestrated by mi calitexican, LMG and Nio. Some nice beats rolling all over the city and a remarkable little ride down Oak st. – which I never get brave enough ride on. Muy special.
Here is a photo and a little video I made from shots taken last month, when V had just mounted some additional hacks to this music haiku. Maybe more videos in the future?! Ding ding.
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