The Life-Sized City Blog: San Francisco Critical Mass - From '09 to '10

In a few hours the streets of San Francisco will be filled with bicycles. This year's Halloween Critical Mass gets underway tonight. I rode in the Critical Mass last year - the video above is about the event - and man, it would be cool to be back to ride this year. In lieu of being there, I watch the film.

While I remain critical of critical mass, there are many great examples of positive versions. Budapest springs to mind.

San Francisco's version is somehow unique and special

Check out the Flickr set about the ride, too.

The music in the video is by a friend of mine, Andy, in the UK. Atlum Schema is the name. Check it out at This song of his seems to fit the video so perfectly.

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