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Upcycle Ball #3 – Silent Auction

When it comes time to throw an Upcycle Ball one thing we can count on is our community showing up looking for great items to take home from our silent auction. We also count on our incredible support system of businesses and sponsors to provide us with great items. This year is no different. Check…

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2016: A New Year donation

Start 2016 off with a BIKE! 2015 was an exciting year for the San Francisco Yellow Bike Project! Thanks to all our volunteers, donors and supporters, our efforts were recognized when we received the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Golden Wheel Award. We could not have done this without the continued support and hard work of…

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SFYBP Board Endorses the Save SF BIKE Slate in the SFBC Board Elections

The San Francisco Yellow Bike Project (SFYBP) Board of Directors is proud to announce the endorsement of the Save SF Bike slate in the 2015 San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) Board election. The candidates on this slate are all committed to preserving democracy within the SFBC board elections, to serving and bringing attention to underserved…

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SFYB Limited Edition Levi’s/Schwinn Sting-Ray Auction

Schwinn and Levi’s have come together to create and donate a limited edition Levi’s® Kids x Schwinn® bike to our vibrant biking community. A 10-day auction will start on Thursday July 9 at 7 pm and end on Sunday, July 19. View the auction here: goo.gl/KsFjQN About the Auction For many of us growing up in the seventies, the…

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Gear Up For Bike to Work Day!

Bike to Work Day is Almost Here! Need some minor repairs to get your bike ready? Just feel like sprucing it up a bit? With Bike to Work Day (May 8) almost here, the timing couldn’t be better, as we’ve got a night of fun planned for you to get your bikes ready to ride (in…

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Testimonial Tuesday: Freedom in Motion

SFYBP Co-Founder, Nathan Woody, shares his passion for biking and his hopes for the future of SFYBP… “Motivation has come in the form of smiles from children and thank you’s from new and old friends who have been helped by our shop” When did you first get the idea to begin the San Francisco Yellow…

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May 2014 Shop Hours

We’re all really excited to announce our new Open Hours for May 2014! These hours are effective May 1, 2014 Retail Shop Hours Come in for a new tube, lights, or any other retail item. Limited public bike wrenching. But please feel free to come by and check us out! Wednesdays 12PM – 6PM Thursdays…

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Testimonial Tuesday: Happy Customers, Happy Days

Today, we hear from Hope Helgren, one of our happy customers who left our shop with a fixed bike and a big smile… “At first I just wanted to see what they were all about, thinking they were painting yellow bikes to place all over the city…” How did you first hear about SFYBP? When the…

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Testimonial Tuesday: Reflections From the Beginning

Today we hear from SFYBP’s passionate co-founder, Mary Kay Chin: “When you’re on a bike you interface with the world around you differently than when you’re in a car…”  If you could describe SFYBP in three words, what would they be? MK: Bikes, Community, Education  How has SFYBP evolved since its first official day as…

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Testimonial Tuesday: Howard And His Yellow Bike

Susan Curry, got to see her great nephew ride a bike for the first time this past weekend at the Kids’ Extravaganza. Howard, 4, traded in his training wheels for a vibrant yellow and black bike that matched his bright yellow shirt. “Before today, Howard didn’t know how to ride a bike without training wheels,”…

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