Health & Fitness

Tacks on the tour

Boy, you got us good.  Great joke.  We all laughed. I’m talking to you, the person who dumped tacks on the road in two or three places on last Saturday’s & ...

Kids and bicycle safety

Most of us rode a bike as children and probably have a bike in the garage, even if it doesn’t get much use.  As kids, bikes gave us increased independence, riding was f ...

Courtside Basketball Center cuts ribbon May 2

Courtside Basketball Center will hold its grand opening 5 p.m. May 2 at the new sport facility at 1104 Tinker Road in Rocklin, presented by the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce and ...

A loop around the water treatment plant and casino

We start off today from the Lincoln Community Church’s parking lot at Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. As always, check your bike, have some water with you and a cel ...

Bike lanes and shoulders

Nearly every cyclist has heard, "Get off the road!" yelled at him. It’s possible he already was off the road. California Vehicle Code (CVC) Section 530 descr ...

Take a bike ride on Highway 193 - Sierra College - King Road - Taylor loop

Once again, we start at the McBean Park Pavilion. Remember to bring a cell phone and have plenty of water with you. After inspecting your bike, strap on your helmet and let&rsqu ...

Kids will be kids

Kids will be kids, especially boys.  I understand this.  I am told I was once 10. I was riding with two friends on a busy suburban street, the kind that has Home Depot ...

Joiner-dog park-airport-Sorrento Loop ride

We start today in the parking lot of the Lincoln Community Church on Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard.  As always, check over your bike, make sure you have a cell phon ...

13th annual Tour de Lincoln offers four courses

The 13th annual Tour de Lincoln, a benefit bike ride for the Lincoln Volunteer Center, on May 10 offers riding the scenic back roads of South Placer County. The tour has four co ...

How to make a right turn

Driving to the store, you approach an intersection and notice a small group of bike riders headed the same direction.  They are properly in the bike lane but arrive at ...