Coming across wildlife while riding can be a rewarding reminder of the benefits of traveling at ‘bicycle speed’; fast enough to cover significant ecological diversity, slow enough to bear witness and observe the animal kingdom all around us. Keep nature wild, look don’t touch (you knew that right?)
In this episode we recap results of a recent survey that shows Los Angeles has the most aggressive drivers in the country (and how they measured this), we talk about notable Orange County bike shops that we stopped by on our magazine delivery route, future damper technology for mountain bikes, and Victor’s got his eye on a new titanium bike. In the post-show we cover the results and last stage of Paris-Nice, the NEW Team Sky name and owner, and acquisitions in the industry.
Grinduro will return in 2019 to California and Scotland, and add new dates in Japan and Canada. Founding sponsor Giro returns along with Fabric, while Maxxis and Rapha have joined as Global Sponsors.
Send us your challenge! The granite of Halfdome in Yosemite, California makes a central appearance on the 63 mile challenge. Concerned about traffic? An early-morning start will have you avoiding cars as you grind your way up the 23-mile long grade.
I heard a lot about California’s mixed landscapes from my friends here. So as soon as my winter break began, I spent the entire 21 days of it touring southern California alone on my 1984 Raleigh Olympian bicycle.
Eroica California is an annual event on the coast of California that culminates on Sunday morning at 6:30 AM in downtown Paso Robles. The weekend features a festival with various cycling art installations, vintage swap meet and bike show, but the rubber meets the road on Sunday when participants gather to venture on the days adventure throughout the valleys and hills of the central coast.
Amgen Tour of California organizer AEG announced the 575-mile course for the 2017 UCI WorldTour race, which will take many of the world’s best cyclists on an always picturesque, challenging and highly competitive competition through California’s iconic highways, byways and coastlines this spring.
A long-term commitment to harmonizing work-life and bike-life by becoming a bike friendly business have far-reaching benefits for both the employee and employer and once established it can foster a more productive workplace.
Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) announced last week that they have designated a cross-state bicycle route that will stretch 573 miles across Arizona from the California border to the New Mexico border. The ADOT worked with organizations like Adventure Cycling Association to develop the best route for bicycle touring.
Governor Jerry Brown just signed bill A.B. 902 which will allow bicyclists who are ticketed for some traffic violations to take a “driver awareness or education program” as an alternative to a ticket fine. Eliminating the high fines will encourage individuals to stay on their bikes, and adding educational classes could really help the community and law enforcement to better understand the bicyclist’s rights on the road.
Molly Shaffer Van Houweling, a Law Professor at UC Berkeley and a bad-ass cyclist, broke the 12-year old women’s UCI Hour Record on Saturday September 12, at the Velodromo Bicentenario in Aguascalientes, Mexico.
Between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ana Mountains, these cyclists line up on Thursday at the Great Park to ride on the former El Toro Marine Corps Air Station concrete runway with some weekday criterion racing.
Winding through the Los Angeles basin, the LA River Ride provided participants with a multitude of routes and ride lengths. Presented by the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition, the main ride was an out-and-back that started and finished at the Autry Center in Griffith park and stretched to the coast in Long Beach.
The 2015 Tour of California ended in Pasadena at the Rose Bowl. The finish marked the completion of the 10th running of this spectacular event. It was a showdown of top riders from around the world including crowd favorites Peter Sagan and Mark Cavendish. The race culminated in a tight finish with Peter Sagan taking the overall victory.