Family Rides

It’s time to get out and explore new regions, places near to home from the saddle of the bike. To this end, we suggest Lodi, one of California's oldest wine-growing regions, and an excellent place to explore by bicycle. Read more →


Move over Willy Wonka, make way Varuca Salt! We take a ride on the Cycle California! Chocolate Trail for Valentine’s Day! Because we at Cycle California! Magazine like to connect good things, this month we bring bike riding and chocolate together as along the Chocolate Trail. While there are many... Read more →


Last month, Cycle California! and Found by Bike explored various areas around California and Southern Oregon where bicyclists can find that pop of autumnal color. This month we peep at leaves at lower altitudes where the colors are just starting to make their appearance. Red and gold leaves drift into... Read more →


We Americans revel in the colors of the autumn — an experience commonly associated with the northeastern section of the country — on the cusp of summer’s transition to fall. Yet, leaf peeping isn’t just an endeavor for visitors to the Northeast. Indeed, Oregon and California have their own leaf... Read more →


While enroute to follow a different story, I rolled across a bike route that takes people from downtown San José to the city’s Eastside area. Unlike most of the east-west roads in the city, there are no freeway on- or off-ramps to cross, so bicyclists aren’t fighting with high-speed traffic... Read more →


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 →