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    SF--approaching the City via Third St...

    Anyone else use Third Street to head into San Francisco from the Peninsula?

    This has been my commute route for much of this year; I'm getting really tired of the section that passes through Bayview.

    It's not the crappy condition of the roads, it's the fact that too many blocks lack adequate shoulders / road width to share the lane safely with cars and too many meathead motorists along the route think any bicyclist "taking the lane" deserves a bumper up their butt. This is despite the fact there are TWO lanes heading in the same direction, allowing, in theory, safe and easy passing. And yes, I let people by if the lane widens enough to make it safe to do so and I'm not already moving with the flow of traffic.

    Once downtown, I notice things mellow out considerably. I suppose this due to the greater number of cyclists in the core city center compared to the outer neighborhoods.

    Yes, I just needed to vent.

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    You can try bayshore to ceasar chavez then back to third street (although the section between paul and silver is terrible).

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    What about ElCamino/Allemany/San jose/Caeser Chavez /Potrero
    Sounds zig zaggy but is actually quite efficient

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    Quote Originally Posted by taxi777 View Post
    What about ElCamino/Allemany/San jose/Caeser Chavez /Potrero
    Sounds zig zaggy but is actually quite efficient
    I'll have to try that route one day. Seems like El Camino would be a pain though; many more stop lights than Bayshore/Third.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlastRadius View Post
    I'll have to try that route one day. Seems like El Camino would be a pain though; many more stop lights than Bayshore/Third.
    Actually doesn't seem to bad...I can make it to your place in just around an hour from downtown

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    Mission turns into El Camino... have you tried the straight shot down Mission/El Camino?

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlastRadius View Post
    Mission turns into El Camino... have you tried the straight shot down Mission/El Camino?
    Mission from the embarcadero to CaeserChavez I major suckatude. Potrero is by far the fastest. In SOMA Townsend instead of Mission

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