Baytrail - the bikeway around the San Francisco Bay
The Cycling guide San
Francisco Bay Trail gives us the idea to cycle around the bay. This book is
available in english language.
Hardly anybody speaks german in California. Even the
employees in good restaurants or at the reception in big hotels don`t speak
German. Only English. Therefore we brushed up our English skills. I was very
disappointed, because in europe every hotel employee speaks at least two or
This cycling guide is very recommendable. San Francisco
is a very bikefriendly town. Many inhabitants are biking through the town and
the beautiful parks instead of driving by car.
Many streets have separate bike lanes.
The BayTrail is nearly always paved and two up to three meters wide. The bicycle
lanes are often constructed separately from the normal car-road course.
took along our good german bikes in the airplane from Hannover to San
Francisco.The bikes arrived in Amerika nearly in one piece. It`s not simple to
handle bikes in american airplanes. But it`s possible.
Near to the GoldenGateBrigde two or three very
good bike rental stations are situated with relative good bikes to rent.
Unfortunately not quite cheap. But nevertheless on the next bike trip to San
Francisco we will rent a bike there and will leave the german bikes at home.
The japanese garden is in the middle of the Golden Gate Park. It is the biggest
japanese garten, whitch I now. Even the japanese gardens in Den Haag or
Berlin-Marzahn are smaller.