The Mysterious Giant Summertime Christmas Tree of San Mateo County – Seen by Millions on the 280, the 380 and the 101

September 22nd, 2014

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Shocker: The All-Black Squirrels of Santa Clara County

September 22nd, 2014

Just in time for Halloween 2014:

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In all my years I aint never seen a black squirrel…

Heroic Tech-Bro Effortlessly Skateboards All the Way Through the Twitterloin Up Larkin – Modern Day Warrior – Today’s Tom Sawyer

September 22nd, 2014

Electric-powered, going uphill without apparent effort. Note flashlight on helmet:

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Note throttle in right hand:

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Go Bro, Go!

Mass Double Parking in the Western Addition: Cadillac, Mercedes, Mercedes, Lexus, Mercedes…

September 19th, 2014

On It Goes:

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Are You a Real Bicycle Commuter if You Let a Little Rain Bother You? Here’s a Pithy Answer

September 19th, 2014

The answer is no, no you’re not.

Hey, look at this gal on Fell near Divis – she doesn’t care about a little rain:

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Is cycling ever going to be “comfortable?”

Nope.

So when/how/why did “comfort” become SFGov’s planning ┬álodestar?

These $80 Brooks Running Shoes from Costco Cost More to Operate Than Your Car? Yep

September 19th, 2014

You do the math kids, but that’s something like 30 cents per mile, you know, with sales tax ‘n stuff:

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But they feel like they’re already broken in from the get-go, so that’s gotta be worth something…

Word on the Street: “DUMP Mayor Ed Lee” – These Bumper Stickers Started Showing Up Earlier This Year

September 19th, 2014

Mostly on taxi cabs:

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Poor Ed Lee!

Word on the Street: “100% Human Hair, Tangle-Free”

September 18th, 2014

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I’ll be honest – whenever I sell human hair, usually it’s not 100% pure, and sometimes it’s tangled. I’ll need to raise my game after seeing this!

A Motorized Fixie “Bicycle,” Western Addition

September 18th, 2014

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San Francisco Garbage Can, Lunchtime, Japantown – What Did It Look Like by Suppertime?

September 18th, 2014

See?

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Appears as if The City That Knows How doesn’t know how to maintain its garbage cans, sometimes.