Trails

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 →


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 →