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Best Places To Buy Shoes For Kids In San Francisco

Find quality footwear and a personalized fit on shoes for children for all occasions. Specialized children’s shoe stores are fewer in number than mega-stores, but professionals will repeat their advice that the proper fit is important for the fast-growing years.

08/25/2015

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Best Places To Buy Yoga Gear In San Francisco

Yoga is a hot trend to not only get a great work out but also focuses on the spiritual, surrounded by it’s own culture. Although there are several larger chain stores you can find apparel and gear from, we take a look at some of the best local shops in the San Francisco area.

07/14/2015

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Best Places To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In The East Bay

For serious athletes, finding quality sportswear at local businesses can be a challenge. For those looking to avoid getting gear at the big box stores, here is a compilation of some of the best places to find women’s athletic wear in the Bay Area.

04/07/2015

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Best Places To Rent Outdoor Gear In The Bay Area

Here are some of the best places to rent outdoor gear in the Bay Area, some with multiple locations.

12/13/2014

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Best Sporting Goods Stores In The Bay Area

There are lots of choices for your preferred outdoor activities and even more choices for your favorite small business offering sporting goods, gear, equipment, clothing and accessories. These five are among the best for customer service and community ties.

09/16/2014

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Best Places To Buy Luggage In The South Bay

Today, there are only a handful of family-owned businesses still operating in the South Bay that carry luggage, carry-ons and other travel accessories. These are five of the best places to buy luggage in the South Bay, all based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

09/07/2013

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Ask A Peninsula Guide: Packing List For Your Next Campout

Kirstin Tanaka, Fun Director at the Sports Basement in Sunnyvale, offers five tips for a camping list.

04/27/2013

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Best Bike Repair Shops In San Francisco

While it is difficult to go wrong with just about any bike repair shop in the City, here are five that consistently rank among the best for a post-winter tune-up.

CBS San Francisco–03/23/2013