Travel

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 →


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 →


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 →


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 →