Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride
The East Bay’s Iron Horse Trail is one of the premier cycling routes in the state, providing the residents of Concord and the San Ramon Valley varied recreational (and transportation) opportunities.
While wineries have always been the biggest attraction in Napa, cycling in the valley and the surrounding mountains has gained traction as a choice destination activity in its own right. Whether it be a day trip for locals cyclists or a week-long organized tour, here's how to cycle the winery circuit.
For many motivated recreational cyclists the ultimate bike ride (be it a Sunday or not) is to complete their first century – riding 100 miles in one day. An organized century ride is often the easiest (and safest) ways to accomplish this goal.
Mount Tamalpais is certainly not the highest peak in the Bay Area, but it’s perhaps the most dominating visually, presenting a graceful profile to San Francisco and the East Bay.
Fair or foggy, this loop up to Bonny Doon has much to offer, starting with fabulous coastal vistas along Highway One, then testing your stamina with one of the more challenging climbs in the region and ending with a fast descent into back into Santa Cruz.
To take a ride out to the lighthouse on the Point Reyes Peninsula is to take a journey back in time.