SF Chronicle: Bike About Town in Golden Gate Park

Tree Fern Grove in Golden Gate Park

What’s the best way to see Golden Gate Park? On a bike, naturally. Just ask the hundreds of tourists who take to the park on their rented bikes each weekend, the surfers who ride through the park with boards attached to their beach cruisers and the kids who learn to bike on the park’s car-free Sundays and some Saturdays ( www.sfbike.org/?ggp)…. Last week, the Recreation and Park Department voted to make it even better – and safer – to ride through Golden Gate Park. In the coming months, a new bicycle lane is going in on the busiest stretch of JFK Drive (between Stanyan Street and Traverse Drive). The bicycle lane will be added between the curb and parked cars that will act as a barrier between bicyclists and the often-heavy traffic.
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