Posts Tagged ‘biker’

Biker Gang, Divisadero – Schwinn Stingrays Everywhere – 4505 Burgers & BBQ

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

705 Divis:

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Biker Gang, Market Street – Going Beyond Scraper Bikes – These Looked Like Single-Speed Mountain Bikes

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Popping wheelies on the way to the Ferry Building:

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The ones I could see looked like simple, higher-end hardtail mountain bikes – less trials bike-looking than what Danny MacAskill might ride if he ever came back to Frisco. They could be on Huffys too, IDK. No road bikes, that’s for sure.

This is a youth subculture with which I’m not familiar.

This is something the StreetsBlog might cover if the StreetsBlog weren’t financed by a millionaire urbanist straight outta  Park Slope…

A Reminder of Easter: Bad Bunny, Market Street

Friday, March 6th, 2015

I don’t know, I think this bunny is up to something:


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Plumber’s Butt, Biker’s Butt: There’s Little Difference – Cyclist Enjoys the Overly-Wide Sidewalks of Geary in TRD

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

This dude reminded me of…

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…this gal, who certainly enjoyed kicking at the parked cars what “invaded” Golden Gate Park on a so-called Healthy Saturday:

Anyway, what Geary needs is to lose its useless median strip.


OMG, It’s “Danny MacAskill vs. San Francisco” – Famed Scottish Street Trials Cyclist Visits the 415

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

You might know famed street trials rider Danny MacAskill from April 2009 or Way Back Home.*

Now he’s come to San Francisco.

Presenting “Danny MacAskill vs. San Francisco,” just posted a few days back – it gets going at :30:

OK then.

*I’ll bet even Rob Anderson could learn to love this punk on a bike.

If You Drive Your Big Pickup Up Fifty Yards of Market Street Bike Lane, You Just Might Get Yelled At

Friday, August 24th, 2012


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When you’re looking for masses of confused drivers, come to Market Street, USA.

Good Times: Urinating on the Sidewalk Across the Street from City Hall

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Impressive volume, flow rate and stream cohesiveness:

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(Note the questioning look from a cyclist on the same sullied sidewalk. Civic Center Mike might not approve…)

Now here’s the end to this vignette.

See? A long romantic hug with a light pole

Thus concludes Good Times: Urinating on the Sidewalk Across the Street from City Hall

Macho Head Games: When a Car Cuts Off Your Bike-Riding Girlfriend on Howard, Chase Down the Driver for a Yellfest

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

So this five-foot-nothing (possibly hipster) gal on a road bike with unusually-smallish 24-inch wheels was heading outbound on Howard near the InterContinental Hotel with dude here following.

Then the driver of this blue car (6SZJ279, probably a rental) goes past the gal and to the right to get into the garage of the hotel. (Some might call this “cutting her off.”)

Then dude gets out of his saddle for a high-speed chase that probably lasted all of two seconds.

Leaving us here. (One assumes that window-tapping, fender-pounding, and/or tongue-lashing would come next, some kind of confrontation.*)

All huffy on a Huffy. Note Kryptonite lock (or something similar) in back pocket, which was the style at the time, heh: 

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So I don’t know, did the driver see the cyclists? If so, he/she was in hurry, as if the driver were a valet parker, which certainly could have been the case. So file this under “D” for discourteous driving.

Or maybe the driver didn’t see the cyclists at all, in which case this particular driver probably shouldn’t be on the road. So, instead, file this under “B” for bad driving.

So, you’re right, dude cyclist, either way, but you’re not as right as you think you are.

And you’re not as righteous as you think you are. Just saying.

There’s your ambiguous ending.

*I had to get to the big box before it closed so I didn’t slow down. Automatic 30-day price protection means you’re giving me back $200 just a month after purchase? Thx Costco!

Talking to Sarge About Your Bicycle Traffic Ticket on Market Street – How to Keep Points Off of Your DMV Record

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

[UPDATE: Words from the cyclist: “I now have to defend a bullshit ticket that was not justified.”]

Appears as if this cyclist on inbound Market Street was not happy about getting a traffic citation yesterday morn, so that led to a lengthy, heated discussion for tout le monde to hear while they waited for the stores to open.

Refusing to sign the citation, well I don’t know what that’ll get you. It might get you arrested, actually. Now traffic school, that will cost a bit of time and money (you got to pay for the ticket AND the useless class) but it will keep your DMV record clean and that’s what it’s all about, baby, that’s what’s key.

Chrome badge (camera left) vs. seven-pointed star. Lefty (note sidearm location) was using his fingers as a visual aid to count out the cyclist’s (limited) options:

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Anyway, this convo went on for a while during the AM drive. Pretty sure that the Wilfred Brimley-esque motorcycle cop who was also on the scene is out there all the time, so this doesn’t indicate the start of the off-rumored Bicycle Crackdown I don’t think.

On it goes…

San Francisco’s Biker Bunny Once Again Haunts Market Street

Friday, December 11th, 2009

I don’t know, I think this bunny is up to something:


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