Anxiety is love's greatest killer. It creates the failures. It makes others feel as you might when a drowning man holds on to you. You want to save him, but you know he will strangle you with his panic.
Anaïs Nin by way of Brain Pickings.
Just a few shots from a Saturday ride to the MLK Shoreline from Rockridge via Downtown and Embarcadero. This is a nice ride, about 26 miles round trip. Google doesn't indicate but there is a bike path connection under the 29th Street Overpass along 7th Ave. It is marked as "No Through Street" but there is a bike connection that will keep you from the difficult interchange at Ford St.