Bicycles & Trains: Steel Meets Steel
The Amtrak rail lines run though Southern California from San Diego northerly along the Pacific Coast all the way to Seattle. Many of the train stations can be reached by bike along streets and dedicated trails. We mapped out a few of the major bike…
An Air of Confidence: Rally Cycling at the San Diego Wind Tunnel
We accompanied Rally Cycling to the San Diego Wind Tunnel earlier this month, and had the opportunity to see how the team uses the tunnel. Members of the team brought their bikes into the chamber and mounted them atop an aluminum platform that measures the effects on the static bike/rider combo by the forced air circulated by a 20-foot propeller on the other side of the building.
Big Bear MTB Without the Ski Lift
When you think about mountain biking in the Big Bear area, a first thought may be of riding up the chairlift at Snow Summit for some downhill action, or riding the famed Santa Ana River Trail. While these are great ways to spend a day in the local mountains, many lesser known riding options are worth exploring.
Great Western Bicycle Rally: A Memorial Weekend Tradition in Paso Robles
Paso Robles, CA–The Great Western Bicycle Rally has been a recurring Memorial Day tradition for bicyclists from all across California who descent on Paso Robles for Memorial Weekend. The four days of the festival include guided rides every morning and afternoon, route-maps for self-guided exploration of the central coast, and a multitude of family-friendly activities scheduled throughout the 4-day weekend.
Roam Free: An Experiential Guide To Ultralight Bicycle Travel
A trip I’ve documented to Arizona was a good example of how you can tour light on your next vacation (whether flying into a destination or taking off from your front doorstep). You’ll enjoy the freedom of cycling on your own schedule and not a tour company’s agenda – saving enough in the process to easily cover the cost of the equipment discussed here.
5 Bikes 5 Museums: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA) is home to almost 5,000 works of contemporary art. Take DTLA Bikes new Fat Tire Sally out for a spin while you’re at it.
5 Bikes 5 Museums: San Diego Air & Space Museum
The current exhibit of note at the San Diego Air & Space Museum in Balboa Park is Da Vinci: The Ultimate Innovator, which runs until January 3, 2017. For the true air and space buffs, the museum has an expansive aircraft & spacecraft collection (both reproduced and original).
The Broad Museum in Los Angeles
The Broad’s first hosted special exhibition, Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors–the first institutional survey to explore the celebrated Japanese artist’s immersive Infinity Mirror Rooms–will embark on the most significant North American tour of her work in nearly two decades, and The Broad will be the only California museum to host the exhibition when it comes to Los Angeles in 2017.