San Francisco is the world capitol of aging, somewhat exotic motorcycles, don’t you know.
This view of Scott Street is typical.
Triumph Bonneville T100:
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The Senior Action Network reminds us:
According to the City Traffic Code Article 5, Sec. 96, it shall be unlawful to ride a bicycle upon any sidewalk area, except juveniles under the age of 13 and not in front of schools, stores, or buildings used for business purposes.
To get the word out, they’re back with their sidewalk stencils. Take the bike survey, if you dare.
McAllister and Van Ness, San Francisco
“Our target customer is someone not necessarily bicycle-brand conscious, but brand conscious.”
Oh, snap! That kind of sounds like an insult.
Perhaps your new Caddy won’t give you the street cred you so richly deserve, but these branded bikes seem to offer a nice alternative to spending 400 bones at Valencia Cyclery. Actually, it seems that these two-wheelers are all sourced from Taiwan, or China (or one of the Chinas anyway), so prices seem fairly reasonable.
Plus, you can get a back rest (just like an office chair!) for the saddle of your full suspension ride. Wouldn’t that impress everyone at the next Urban Bike Training session put on by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition?