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Meet at Civic Auditorium on Grove Street between Polk and Larkin, tour ends at the Palace of Fine Arts.


$15-$50 siding scale donation requested to benefit Shaping San Francisco (no one turned away)


12:00 - 4:00 PM

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  • Good for Groups
  • Outdoors

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PPIE—Then and Now, a Bicycle History Tour

Shaping San Francisco
Jul 19, 12:00PM – 04:00PM

This social, historical, and critical bicycle history tour covers key locations to the Panama Pacific International Exposition from Civic Center to the Palace of Fine Arts. Ride with us and travel through the past 100 years of the influence of this and other world’s fairs.

Join us for this tour by bicycle from noon – 4 PM. Meet at Civic Auditorium on Grove Street between Polk and Larkin, tour ends at the Palace of Fine Arts. This tour takes place outdoors, is good for groups, and may be a long distance for children, though you’re welcome to leave at any point in the tour. Please bring water and enough food to satisfy you, we do not stop for lunch. Please come by bicycle, we do not provide them. If you need to rent a bike for the afternoon, please visit the Bike Hut, at Pier 40 on The Embarcadero (

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