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Wildflower Century bicyclists found relief in Paradise, CA; now Paradise needs relief

Tue, 11/13/2018 - 13:53
The historic wildland fire that swept through Paradise, California, has left 42 people dead and countless others missing. Officials sifting through debris estimate that more than 6,000 structures are destroyed. Thousands of bicyclists have enjoyed the northern California town’s hospitality over the years on the annual Wildflower Century presented by the Chico Velo Cycling Club. …

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Week-long and across-state bicycle tours in California in 2019

Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:54
The coastal and mountain roads of California draw touring bicyclists like a magnet. Here are just some of the week-long and across-state bicycle tours already scheduled in California for 2019. More California tours presented by Adventure Cycling Association can be found here. I plan to update more Pacific Coast bike tours for Oregon and Washington …

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Leaf peeping along rail trails

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 12:18
It seems that rail-trails are among the best places to enjoy the fall color from a bicycle. Maybe it’s because so many are bordered by trees. Even in suburban areas, the trails are often buffered by trees that have sprouted up along the old railroad rights of way. Or maybe it’s because there’s no threat …

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