Tag Archives: alleycat

San Francisco Supermarket Street Sweep and Santa Cruz Cranksgiving

Registration for the Eight Annual Supermarket Street Sweep in San Francisco closes this Friday, so do it right now if you plan to participate, especially if you’d like a free t-shirt (limited quantities!). Last year, 119 racers participating in the Supermarket Street Sweep collected over three tons of food and $7400 for food banks in read more »

San Jose scavenger hunt alleycat

An alleycat race for kinds of bikes and all kinds of people in San Jose, Saturday, August 24, 2013. 3 PM to 7 PM.

A San Francisco transit alleycat

SPUR (San Francisco Planning and Urban Resarch) has organized a transit scavenger hunt race from Ocean Beach in San Francisco to the SPUR Urban Center on Mission at Montgomery Street.

2012 Virtual Alleycat Race with the Kickstand Cyclery

I’m doing another online alleycat race with the Kickstand Cyclery. No actual bike skills are necessary to win this race — all you need is an Internet connection, the ability to click links on web pages, and perhaps some web searching skills. We’re still working on prizes; if you’re interested in sponsoring this race by read more »

Santa Cruz Wildcat

Update: Santa Cruz Wildcat 2011 photos here. The Santa Cruz Wildcat bike race is not your average alleycat race. There are mountains to climb, rivers to ford, sandy singletrack to bomb down, redwood trees to avoid, rock gardens to navigate and beaches to run across, so something sturdy and fast with gears is a Really read more »


Happy Monday. I hope you had a swell weekend. The Kickstand Cyclery Virtual Alleycat is now done and we have a definite Lanterne Rouge winner who straggled in a couple of hours before the the official race close. We’ve also picked a few comments that we especially like — picking the one winner will be read more »