I was at the coffee shop at 7:30 to help lead a crew of newbies downtown.

District 9 Supervisor candidates Eric Quezada

and Mark Sanchez were there

we rode to 17th & Valencia, and it was quite pleasant

When we got there, the Energizer Station was mobbed.

Chris Daly was there to welcome us to District 6

This woman was riding to work for the first time. She had tried riding before, but got scared, and she figured that having other people to ride with would make her safer.

Here, her new bike buddy gives her a card, so she can get some commuting help.

I then bailed to go to a meeting, but the other folks continued downtown.

For regional coverage of Bike To Work Day, check out Cyclicious.

For Hot City Hall Biking Politician Action, check out alwaysupndown’s flickr set.