Trails

Hydration Tips The Spring here in California is starting out very warm indeed! Here is Cycle California! Magazine’s PSA: When you go out for a ride, any ride, haul enough water to stay hydrated. But how much is enough? Think about where you're riding. Are you doing urban riding or... Read more →


Crystal Springs Reservoir sparkles from Sawyer Camp Trail This week, we have a repost from the Bay Area Bicycle Law blog by Michael Stephenson. Michael is a trial lawyer specializing in bicycle accident lawsuits, insurance negotiations, and other strategic planning. His legal writings have been featured in the Portland Business... Read more →


Winter rainstorms keeping you off your bike? You can still keep a measure of fitness, even if you and your road bike aren't on speaking terms at the moment. Don’t sing the Blues when the rain begins -- these days are a opportunity to experience different activities through crosstraining. What... Read more →


Now that it's official and the shorter, darker days of autumn are here, let's think about how you light your way on your morning or evening bike commute. Allowing you to see and to be seen by distracted drivers, lights after dark are the law of the land in California.... Read more →


You've been dropped into San Jose, California, for a sales meeting. The meeting doesn’t start until Wednesday, but your company’s cheapskate travel department found rock-bottom airfare into San Jose International Airport two days early. So, how will you spend your 36 hours in San Jose? You brought your folding bike... Read more →


We planned and wrote this post, then the Loma fire broke out across the ridge from Santa Teresa County Park. So, now would NOT be a good time to explore Santa Teresa. However, the park is wonderful most times of the year and offers quiet trails for hiking, biking and... Read more →


As bicycle magazine publishers, we do spend a fair amount of time on the road during the century ride season in Northern California. As the season winds down we usually hit our last major trip of the year: Tahoe South, for Bike the West's Tour de Tahoe: Bike Big Blue.... Read more →