Health & Fitness

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 ...

W. Wise, Manzanita, Gladding Road, McCourtney loop trip

Again, we begin our ride at McBean Pavilion. This will be a flat ride through some beautiful pasture and agricultural landscape. Check your bike, make sure you have plenty of wa ...

What to do if you are harassed

In our last column, we discussed the different types of drivers who might harass a cyclist.  Let’s now explore what to do if you are harassed while on your bike. ...

Rocklin Family Chiropractic offering sports physical

Rocklin Family Chiropractic is offering sports physicals for those high school athletes planning on participating in sports this fall. The cost per physical is $25, but $10 is the ...

Are you one of these drivers?

Drivers who put cyclists in danger are often negligent or careless, but unlike the harassing driver, they are not doing it on purpose.  The goal of the harasser is to int ...

Nicolaus-W.Wise-Lincoln Boulevard Loop

As in most of our rides, we depart from the McBean Park Pavilion. This is a flat loop ride through northern Lincoln. After your usual check for fresh water, a cell phone and a bik ...