Health & Fitness

Gladding Road-Wise Road-Lincoln Boulevard Loop

We start our ride at the McBean Park Pavilion. Today, the ride will take us into northern rural Lincoln over flat terrain. Do your routine check of your bike and be sure you have a ...

It’s a two-wheel love affair

Almost all my bike riding is with a group of five to 10 other riders. But because it had been several days since I rode (weather, grandkids), I recently took a solo ride, loosel ...

It’s a thin line

My last three rides have started in sub-freezing weather. While my buddies and I feel we are dedicated cyclists, others think we are crazy.  It’s a thin line. ...

Airport, Angel Quilters, Nicolaus Road Loop

This ride starts at McBean Pavilion. Check your bike over, making sure your tires are properly inflated and be sure to carry water and a cell phone. Put on that helmet and let&r ...

Responsible and educated goes both ways

As I said in a previous column, no driver wants to hit a cyclist and no cyclist wants to get hit.  It is stating the obvious that cyclists want more dedicated street ...

Gladding, W. Wise-Lincoln and Sheridan Boulevard Loop

If you want a flat, short ride, grab your helmet and let’s go. You can do this ride in an hour or less. After checking over our bikes and making sure we have a charged c ...

30 days of the 3-foot Law

Doesn’t time just fly by?  Here we are already 30 days into the 3-foot law and what has changed?  Not much. The good news is that for several days, there was ...

Take a Lincoln-Rocklin loop

Today, we begin our ride in the Lincoln Community Church parking lot at Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. This will be mostly a level ride through residential, commercial ...

Us versus them

A recent column in another outlet by a columnist I enjoy (I’ve got to stop reading stuff) spent 90 percent of his writing legitimately decrying the dangers urban ...

Wise Road-Garden Bar-Fruitvale-Hungry Hollow Loop

Today, we begin our trip of approximately 11.8 miles at McBean Pavilion. As usual, check your bike and make sure you have water and a cell phone. Put on your helmet and let&rs ...

Bicyclists behaving badly

A couple of articles in out-of-town newspapers last week caught my eye. In the first, a cyclist was awaiting trial for assaulting a driver who had allegedly cut him off. The ...

McCourtney-Rioso-Lincoln- Sheridan Road Loop

We start today at the Pavilion in McBean Park. As usual, we check our bikes, including monitoring the tire pressure. Make sure you have a charged cell phone and plenty of water. ...

Lincoln Crossing, Nicolaus Road - Nelson Lane - Fiddyment - casino Loop

Today, we start at the community church on East Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard across the street from the two Sun City Lincoln Hills waterfalls. As always, check your bik ...

Highway 193, Sierra College, King Road Loop

Our starting point today is at McBean Park Pavilion. Inspect your bike, check your tires, remember to take water, put on your helmet and let’s go. Turn right on McBean P ...

Parents: ride your bike with your kids

In many of my past columns, I have emphasized how drivers and bike riders can safely share the road.  The emphasis has been on adult riders, usually those of us who take to ...