Do you want a car-free, low-hassle ride to work? Check out (literally!) the blue bikes found all over downtown, Temescal and Lake Merritt. Ford GoBike is a new bike-share program launched in Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, San Francisco and San Jose, and so far it's getting very good results.
If you're committed to bike-commuting to work, the day will come (if it hasn't already) when you'll have to ride in the rain. Although it's not exactly the most pleasant time spent on two wheels, don't let wet weather stop your riding plans. With the right gear and a few extra precautions, you can arrive to work safely and mostly dry. Here's how.