The Duboce Bikeway Mural
Lead Artist: Mona Caron
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway
Duboce and Church Streets
San Francisco, California

The mural celebrates the creation of the adjacent Duboce Bikeway, by illustrating the importance of that little stretch of street to bicycle traffic in San Francisco. The Duboce Bikeway is the gateway to the Wiggle: a zig-zagging route through the Lower Haight that enables bicyclists to avoid steep hills when heading from East to West in San Francisco. So the mural shows a virtual ride across the whole city from East to West, from downtown to Ocean Beach, passing through the Wiggle. [from Mona Caron's website]
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The Panhandle
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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:21:17 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The panhandle is a narrow park which connects to Golden Gate Park in the west.


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Long Mural
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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:19:35 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The mural was long and extended for nearly an entire city block.


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California Poppies
(3 of 17) (665 views)

The Duboce Bikeway Mural external link
Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:20:03 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The mural displayed California poppies growing in the sand of Ocean Beach.


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Beetle and Bird
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The Duboce Bikeway Mural external link
Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:20:04 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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A beetle crawled over the sand of Ocean Beach, while a shore bird stood to watch the bicycle pass.


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Two Succulents
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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:20:33 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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Another beetle crawled toward two succulents growing in the sand.


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A Snake
(6 of 17) (645 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:20:55 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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A snake crawled out of the sand and onto a concrete sidewalk.


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A Skunk
(7 of 17) (658 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:21:03 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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A skunk scampered alongside a two lane road.


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Golden Gate Park
(8 of 17) (666 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:21:06 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The road through Golden Gate Park ended at the houses of the Haight neighborhood.


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Bicycle On Ocean Beach
(9 of 17) (956 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:18:51 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The mural began behind Market Street's Safeway store, and next to the J-Church and N-Judah trolley tracks at the corner of Duboce and Church streets. At this end it depicted a bicycle on Ocean Beach.


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Self Portrait
(10 of 17) (664 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:21:31 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The mural included a depiction of itself. In reality there is no building at the corner. Writing shown, only in the mural, credited the artists and sponsors of this mural.


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N-Desire
(11 of 17) (650 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:21:43 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The N-Judah trolley passed bicyclists. The sign on the trolley read, "N-Desire."


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Wiggly Roads
(12 of 17) (646 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:21:53 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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Wiggly roads extended from the mural, toward and into downtown.


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Ferry Building
(13 of 17) (665 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:22:26 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The wiggly roads became banners flying over the end of Market Street at the Ferry Building. Notice the "Critical Mass" of cars down below on Market Street.


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High Rises Leaned
(14 of 17) (644 views)

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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:22:36 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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The mural ended with high rise buildings (such as the Transamerica Pyramid and the Bank Of America building) leaning around a back door.


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A Flying Bicycle
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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:22:44 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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At the east end of the mural was this image of a flying bicycle.


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Bicycle Blimp
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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:22:53 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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Just west of the flying bicycle floated this image of a bicycle blimp.


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Close Up Of Sign
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Lead Artist: Mona Caron external link
Other Artists: Gordon Dean, Bill Stender, Mary Anderson, Mike Rousseau, Seth Damm
Behind Market Street Safeway external link
Duboce and Church Streets external link
San Francisco, California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:23:37 Friday 13 October 2017)
(Date Published: Wednesday 6 December 2017)
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A closer shot of the building's corner (only existing inside the mural) which gave credit to the artists and sponsors of this mural.


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