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Bikes to Books 8-Year Anniversary Ride

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT

Free

It’s a party and you’re all invited! Our signature 7.1 mile bicycle tour of literary San Francisco combines San Francisco history, art, literature, cycling, and urban exploration—a diverting and unique way to celebrate the literary and adventurous spirit of San Francisco. In 2013 we created Bikes to Books as an homage to the 1988 street-naming project spearheaded by City Lights Books founder and former San Francisco Poet Laureate, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, in which 12 San Francisco streets were renamed for famous artists and authors who’d once made San Francisco their home. Celebrate eight years of Bike to Books, 33 years of street names, and 150+ years of San Francisco literary history from South Park to North Beach, Jack London to Jack Kerouac.

Meet us on the north side of Jack London Alley in South Park, SF at 12:45.

Tour ends in North Beach outside City Lights Books.

Bring bikes with gears, snacks, and enthusiasm. This is an urban ride of moderate difficulty, recommended for riders 16 years of age and older. Masks and appropriate distancing required. Proof of vaccination is not required, but vaccination is highly encouraged.

Event is Free, with maps and posters available for purchase. 

Details

Date:
October 2
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Cost:
Free
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Event Tags:
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Organizer

Bikes to Books
Phone:
none
Email:
bikes2books@gmail.com
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Venue

Jack London Street
Jack London Street
San Francisco, CA 94107 United States
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Phone:
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