With autumn here, winter around the corner, and the impending time change coming soon, we at Cycle California! Magazine and Found by Bike have some easy ideas to help our year-around bike riding readers to start prepping their bikes for cold weather riding. Winter riding? Start prepping! Some of these... Read more →


For this week, Found by Bike returns to the San Francisco Peninsula, but this time, we’re going to visit a long time favorite: Hidden Villa. For those of us who lived nearby, Hidden Villa was an oasis with a forest and trails that went from the farm up into the... Read more →


When three-day weekends pop up, our family usually stays at home; it makes for a more relaxing weekend. That doesn’t mean, however, that we don’t go anywhere on a three-day weekend. Au contraire! We make our journeys a little closer to home and one of our favorite place to get... Read more →


You've been a bike rider for years. You even do something the rest of the world is just catching on to: You use your bike for travel, the ultimate form of eco travel or green travel or ecotourism; these are pretty much all the same term for mindful travel. Think... Read more →


Team Novo Nordisk's Javier Megias (ESP) and Stephen Clancy (IRL). Photo courtesy of TDWSport This week's guest post was written by David Bodick, of the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch (NEOPB), California Department of Public Health In May, three racers from Team Novo Nordisk reached out during a visit... Read more →


The lazy and indeed hazy, days of summer are coming to a close. Here in the Bay Area, children are back in school and families don't have as much leisure time together, but they still have their weekends. May I suggest using part of a weekend to get out and... Read more →


August is the time of year when families are together again after the busy summer, school is in session (or starting up), and there isn’t much time during the week to get out on a bike. It’s a great time to #OptOutside. In Found by Bike's continuing effort to think... Read more →


You have spent the summer adventuring around on your bike and it probably needs a little care and attention about now. We at Found by Bike want to remind you bike maintenance is important and can be as simple as cleaning your bike. This bike needs a bath! You could... Read more →


For us, a trip to Markleeville, California, for the Death Ride in July always includes a stay in Gardnerville, in Nevada’s Carson River Valley. While there, one of our favorite side trips is a roll to the pioneer town of Genoa, a pleasant bike ride, about 8.5 miles away. For... Read more →


In May of last year we visited Graeagle, California, in the northern Sierra Mountains courtesy of the Eastern Plumas County Chamber of Commerce. This year, because we were going to the Sierra for the Death Ride, we thought we'd make a detour and come back for more adventures. This area,... Read more →