Changing Gears: Biking San Francisco’s ‘Opposite Shore’

This weekend’s Bay Area bicycling tour explores the byways across the bay. Spanish explorers first called these lands the Contra Costa, or the ‘opposite shore’, a term which is preserved in the name of Contra Costa County, as well as many other landmarks in the region.

Changing Gears: Biking the ‘Other’ San Francisco Bridge

Regular readers may have noticed that on weekends we switch things up a bit and report on local San Francisco activities, travel, and culture. I call these posts “Changing Gears”. Today we’re going to do the ‘quintessential Bay Area tour’: biking the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and back to the City via ferry. IContinue reading “Changing Gears: Biking the ‘Other’ San Francisco Bridge”

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