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Published on March 26th, 2010 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg

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You Pledge… She Rides the Hills of San Francisco (PPB #5)

The Hayes Street Hill

The Hayes Street Hill

Beth Terry is the founder of plastics-free blog Fake Plastic Fish. She’s doing more than just contributing a post to the blogathon… she’s offered a deal to her readers:

You pledge. I ride. Yeah, I know it’s only 7 miles and people do it all the time, but not me. I’m used to the flat streets of Oakland/Berkeley where I tool around shopping and running errands. The hills of San Francisco are another matter altogether. So, for every Fake Plastic Fish reader who leaves a comment here saying that they pledged to the Blogathon, I will ride my bike half a mile in support of the cause. I’ll even ride (read: walk) my bike up the Hayes Street Hill! For real.

If you’ve spent any time on San Francisco’s hills, you know that this represents real commitment… so if you’re a reader of Fake Plastic Fish, and make a pledge to donate, let Beth know… and we’ll make sure we get any pictures to share with you here.

Image credit:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/blmurch/ / CC BY 2.0




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Jeff McIntire-Strasburg is the founder and editor of sustainablog. You can keep up with all of his writing at Facebook, and at



One Response to You Pledge… She Rides the Hills of San Francisco (PPB #5)

  1. Taylen says:

    pretty sure i have that exact same photo…except the people in it are wearing much less clothing (oh bay to breakers)

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