Sep 092014

Celebrate SF’s National Bike Greenway Day that honors SF Bike messengers!!
Take a Fantastic Tour of SF with the SFBB Sunday, September 21st. Meet at Dolores Park @ 10:30 a.m.
The Hi Wheel Cyclist is back to ride with the you. Celebrate the National Bike Greenway with an excellent ride about town. All ages welcome. Free! Meet some great SFers including:

Freewheel Bike Shop Valencia
Intercontinental San Francisco Hotel
San Francisco City Hall
Islais Creek
Lennon Studios
SF Domino Club
Golden Gate Park Panhandle
Mission Sk8boards

Meet at Mission Dolores Park @ 19th Street

Here is the Mayor’s proclamation that will be declared and shared at city hall:


September 21, 2014

WHEREAS, the bicycle was the first personal transportation vehicle and
a century ago was an important part of American culture; and

WHEREAS, in 1884 Thomas Stevens rode a HiWheel bicycle from San
Francisco and Oakland to Boston, an accomplishment heard the world
around as his became the first ever bike ride across America and then
around the world; and

WHEREAS, the city of San Francisco recognizes the National Bicycle
Greenway (NBG) mission to build our city into its network of bike
friendly roads and bicycle pathways that will connect Washington, DC
with San San Francisco; and

WHEREAS, San Francisco is a gold-level bicycle friendly city as
recognized by the League of American Bicyclists; and,

WHEREAS, The San Francisco Bicycle Messengers have influenced a community of
bicycling throughout the city streets with fearless athleticism and have
provided the original green service throughout the Bay area.

WHEREAS, the San Francisco Bike Coalition, with its legion of great
volunteers, has worked hard to raise public awareness on bicycling in and has
helped to bring about the 71% increase in cycling San Francisco over the last
five years; and

WHEREAS, the San Francisco Bicycle Ballet will be showing what makes our
city great with a 8-mile tour that visits classic neighborhood celebrities of
San Francisco, spanning from nonprofits to rockers on September 21 for the
National Bicycle Greenway.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, THE MAYOR OF San Francisco do hereby proclaim September
21, 2014 as “NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY DAY” in San Francisco , CA


Ed Lee
Mayor, San Francisco

Sep 032014

Hey everyone, here is an up-to-date list of sponsors for QCR 2014 (October 10-13, SF)

Plemons Co.
Pabst Blue Ribbon
King Kog
Phil Wood
Mission Bicycle
Citizen Chain
Ahrens Bicycles
Clif Bar
Bagaboo (Hungary)
Xtra Cycle
Sheila Moon
Huckleberry Bicycles
The Loin
Warm Planet
Cool Caps Co.
Benny Gold
All Hail The Black Market
Mission Workshop
Mash SF

Get pumped, we’re going to have some fun this year.

Aug 312014

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Hey everyone, it’s happening! Come on out Columbus Day weekend to SF. We’ve got the usual format- Friday night race to registration, Saturday races all day, and the Mountain Lion on Sunday. It’s a holiday weekend, so there will be more fin in store on Monday- in Oakland!

Check in here soon, we will have more details, times, locations, and sponsors!

$chwaggy Report

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Aug 292014

I would like to start with a big HELLO!

Hello to Matt and Western Matt!!!
Welcome to the S.F.B.M.A. That being said all working and non-working messengers please keep your membership updated… With this card you get great discounts… We really do give $ to injured messengers. On the lighter side I shall now issue a new schwag alert. Pre-order for Gravy Dog Race Gear is now open! The projected price will be somewhere between $60 & $100. GO TEAM GRAVY DOG!!! To Order send a Text w/ your size and phone # to 1-415-786-5226
The List…
Hoodies: $40
Shirts: $12
Beer Koozies: 2/ $5 or $3 each
Patches: $4
Bandanas: $6 Stickers: 2/ $1

Quake City Rumble ! ! !
Is coming so represent…
To purchase any or all these items, send a Text w/ your order & phone # & mailing address to 1-415-786-5226. All Messengers, Office Personal, Delivery Drivers and Company Owners are welcome. Supporters and Bike Shoppes are also welcome to participate and become full members…

May 102014

The tickets are on sale now til May 31st @8pm.
raffle ticket buyers may contact Carla at or call 415.655.1642 to purchase raffle tickets or look for her on the street!
the winning tickets drawing will be held at the SFBB’s Mais Oui, May 31, Dogpatch Saloon, 2496 Third
if you can’t make the show the raffle winners will also be posted on June 1 at and winners will be contacted.

Apr 262014

Hi $haggy here again with more chronological events…
The T. (Special T Delivery) I Quit! 3 years to the day…
Can u stay just one more month? GOOD LORD, I wanna quit now! I’ve had just about enough.

Follow Shaggy as he wraps up his 25 year messenger career.

Apr 082014

This months SFBMA meeting will be at Lennon Studios (271 Dore St.). We will be there from 6pm to 9pm on 4/10/14. Just tell them you are with the SFBMA acapella group. It`s election time. So come out and nominate someone for office. Or run for office yourself. Get involved, make shit happen. Dues are $5 a month or $50 for the year. Hell of a deal. See you there.

Rest In Peace, Rick

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Mar 152014

Rick Condrin “Chief” (left) passed away March 5, 2014. He was loved by many. We will miss you, Chief.