Gather this Sunday, October 11, 2009, at Golden Gate Park, to enjoy SFBC 3rd Annual Family Biking Day – a free event geared towards bikers of all ages. Thanks to the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, a full schedule of activities will keep participants busy, as they enjoy the car-free Sunday atmosphere. Taking place at JFK Drive in the Doughboy Picnic Area (north of Stow Lake and east of the Transverse Drive overpass), this fun outing in the park is planned for 11am to 3pm.

Biking Events

• Bike “Road”eo: (11am-2:30pm) – Teaches the younger crowd safe riding techniques – complete with helmets and loaner bikes.

• Freedom From Training Wheels: (11:30am-1:30pm) – This group effort attempts to send off new two-wheel riders into the world.

• Family Bike Games & Safety Clinic (12:30pm and 1:30pm) – Safety lessons given by licensed cycling instructor with games and Q&A

• Bike Scavenger Hunt (12:30-2:00pm) – Enjoy a self-directed scavenger hunt on bike, perfect for kids (8+) and a guardian.

Other activities to look forward to include the Family Biking Showcase (12:30-1:30pm), Family Bike Parade (2:30-3:00pm), and Free Basic Bike Maintenance (11:00am-2:30pm). For more details, check out http://www.sfbike.org/familyday.

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