Issue 66

The Way Bobby Sees It

The Way Bobby Sees It

You can order the documentary at: poisonoakproductions.com. The Way Bobby Sees It is a gripping documentary about Bobby McMullen, a competitive mountain biker on a mission to race the most demanding downhill course in the country. Adding to the difficulty: Bobby is...
April 29: Chico Wildflower Adds 125-mile Route

April 29: Chico Wildflower Adds 125-mile Route

Dating back to 1981, the Chico Wildflower Century is one of the oldest, prettiest and best-run century rides in the country. And if the spring winds kick up or it’s excessively hot, it’s also one of the toughest 100-milers out there. New this year only will be the...
April 19-22: Sea Otter Celebrates 22nd Year

April 19-22: Sea Otter Celebrates 22nd Year

The first Sea Otter Classic, originally called the Laguna Seca Challenge, in 1991 drew 350 athletes and 150 spectators. Twenty-two years later the four-day “Celebration of Cycling” welcomes over 8,000 athletes and 50,000 spectators and bike enthusiasts to Monterey...
April 14-15: Santa Cruz MTB Festival Cranks Up

April 14-15: Santa Cruz MTB Festival Cranks Up

Photo: Sean McSorley Having quickly cemented a place on the calendar a week ahead of the Sea Otter Classic, the third-annual Santa Cruz Mountain Bike Festival returns to Aptos Village, April 14-15, for a celebration of bikes and dirt. Hosted by Mountain Bikers of...
Santa Cruz: New Pogonip Trail Approved

Santa Cruz: New Pogonip Trail Approved

The Santa Cruz City Council has approved a 1.5-mile multi-use trail through Pogonip, the largest park and open space area within the city. The trail will provide another connection between town and the UC Santa Cruz campus. The four-foot wide path will accommodate...
Report Card: California Ranks 20th in Bike Friendliness

Report Card: California Ranks 20th in Bike Friendliness

According to the League of American Bicyclists, California ranks as the 20th most bike friendly state in the U.S. Our report card from the league looks like that of a smart but troubled teenager. It includes an “A” for Legislation, a “B” for Policies and Programs, an...
Backroad Diversions: Highway 199 along the Smith River

Backroad Diversions: Highway 199 along the Smith River

By Haven Livingston Deep in the heart of northern California’s redwood forest, the winding ribbon of aquamarine Smith River is paralleled by Highway 199. Beginning just north of the tiny coastal town of Crescent City, 199 breaks away from HWY 101 and turns east....
EDITOR’S NOTE: Back in the Saddle

EDITOR’S NOTE: Back in the Saddle

Trailhead bike check with riding partner Gary Speicer. Photo Pete Gauvin Anyone who has ever tried to return to a sport after being injured — or even after a long seasonal lay off — knows how hard it can be to recover and regain proficiency and confidence. It can be...
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