Health & Fitness

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 ...

Sky Harbor, Venture Drive and Cemetery Loop and a few parks along the way

Hello fellow bikers. Today, we start our ride at the McBean Park Pavilion. After the usual bike inspection, put on your helmet, check your water and cell phone, and let&rsqu ...

Local bicyclists anticipate Amgen tour

When the Amgen bicycle tour comes to Lincoln in May, local bicyclists will be on the sidelines cheering them on and ogling their $15,000 bikes, said one Lincoln resident. The nint ...

Ten reasons cyclists don’t like drivers

1. Some drivers get impatient.  In most situations, bike riders will slow down a driver only a few   seconds.  Bike riders are just as anxious for a car to pass as a ...

Try the Nicolaus - Nelson Lane - Sorrento - Ferrari Ranch loop

We begin at McBean Park Pavilion for this flat ride through the western part of Lincoln. Remember to check your bike and tires and have water with you. Put on your helmet and take ...

Top 10 peeves drivers have about cyclists

1.       They are jealous because they don’t get to wear a snazzy outfit. I know the Lycra shorts and neon jersey look funny, especially if one ...

Take a Joiner Parkway-Sunset-Twelve Bridges-Joiner loop ride today

Today, we start our ride in the parking lot of the Lincoln Hills Community Church at the intersection of Joiner Parkway and Del Webb Boulevard. After checking your bike, make sure ...

Annual Run Rocklin adds half-marathon and new fundraising opportunities

 New to the 11th annual Run Rocklin on Sunday, April 6 will be a half-marathon (13.1 miles).  Run Rocklin offers rolling hills and challenging terrain. The race st ...

Cars and bikes - they’re all traffic

I was hit by a car once, back when I was in college. The driver made a left turn in front of me.  I had the right of way and was probably traveling 20 MPH. I flew over the ...