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March 2016

When I'm feeling closed in on all sides I head to the coast. I don't especially like crowds, so I get away midday on a work day. Only 20 minutes from San José via Highway 17, the coast along Santa Cruz is a great resource for outdoor enthusiasts: There's beaches,... Read more →


Of the many challenges a National Football League player faces during a career, injury is can be hardest to come back from. For this week’s post, I chatted with NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr., who has had chronic knee issues after crashing a motorcycle in early in his career.... Read more →


We usually attend the Solvang Century as sponsors with Cycle California! Magazine and our booth filled with bike event fliers. This year we decided to stay in Buellton because, as I learned during a CVB-sponsored trip to the area last summer, it is more than Andersen's Pea Soup restaurant. Vickie... Read more →


Packing for that first big bike event of the year. We’re heading to Solvang, California, for the Solvang Century bike ride, one of the larger organized rides in the state and certainly on the Central Coast. I survey the items laid out on the bed. Bike shorts and knickers. Check.... Read more →


Arrival When exploring by bike, sometimes you find things by accident. This was the case with our recent trip to Santa Cruz, California. We went for the Bell Joy launch party. Arriving early, we discovered the Swift Street Courtyard, a cluster of former warehouses that is home to an assortment... Read more →