Archive for the ‘motorcycles’ Category

It’s SCOOT’s World, We’re Just Living in It – The Solution to All the New SFMTA/UBER/Lyft-Created Traffic is a Quick Quiet Electric Scooter – (NOTE: Some Lane-Splitting Required)

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

The Future is coming at you on just two wheels:

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This bit should make my point:

“Thanks to California’s tolerance of lane-splitting (thanks, California!), a scooter can sneak between cars and maneuver around the ubiquitous construction zones and double-parked delivery trucks, cabs and buses, which can reduce trip time dramatically.”

If you can lane-split through stalled traffic at 5 MPH to get to the front of the queue, well, that could get you to your destination two or three times faster than MUNI, UBER, Lyft etc, right?

Just saying…

Male v. Female – Bike Rider v. Motorcycle Rider – A Less Than Warm Welcome to Golden Gate Park

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Not sure what this Bro’s beef was. He might have thought she would intrude upon the outbound JFK Drive bike lane, and I too thought she could do just that, but I don’t think she did, not really, IIRC. But you know, the kind of ppl who flip off others thusly prolly do it like five times a day, so NBD I s’pose:

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Some roadies can be a little, you know, unnecessarily intense…

The Vanishing Mopeds of Haight Street – Perhaps Something Like This should be Your New Ride

Thursday, August 24th, 2017


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My only sighting so far this year.

(The ones I used to see on Valencia and down in that area all seemed to be extra smoky, oh well)


Mope on!

Lyft Harley – Probably a Joke, But That Large Pink Mustache Certainly Looks Legit

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017

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Captain America Minibike, Clement Street – A Much Cheaper Way of Getting Around Frisco Than Spending $100/Mo on SFMTA MUNI

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Good work, Soldier!

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Harder, better, cheaper, faster than MUNI is what I’m saying…

It’s Scoot’s World, We’re Just Living in It

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Count the Scoots:

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Better Know Your Local Unions: Glaziers Architectural Metal & Glass Workers Local 718 – ORGANIZE OR DIE

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Riding on a $10,000 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 with a modified exhaust, if I had to guess, setting off car alarms all along McAllister:


It’s a living…

Bros and Their Trikes on the Streets of San Francisco – One Day’s Worth

Thursday, October 20th, 2016



Reverse angle:


And another in the Financh:


Yay, trikes!

Gentleman Motorcyclists, Frisco

Monday, September 26th, 2016

This one is from a Sunday on Cathedral Hill, so one supposes this scene might have had something to do with a wedding:


Let’s hope they got to the church on time…

[UPDATE: Oh they were participating in the 2016 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.]

Full Face Helmet with Flip-Flops, on Polk Street, ‘Cause SAFETY FIRST

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

Keep your toes off of the exhaust pipes and you’ll be fine:

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