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Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride

Cycling Napa Valley's Winery Circuit

engaging valley views to be found near the Silverado Trail

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. 

Gear Up for the 100-Mile Marin Century

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.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: A Classic Mt. Tam Mountain Bike Ascent

The view southwest from the Summit of Mt. Tam on a bright winter day.

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.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: King Ridge

Meyers Grade on the California Sonoma Coast.

Epic and amazing might be overused adjectives, but both are applicable in describing today’s ride.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Bonny Doon, Santa Cruz

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.

The Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride: Point Reyes Lighthouse

Ultimate Sunday Bike Ride

To take a ride out to the lighthouse on the Point Reyes Peninsula is to take a journey back in time.

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