Health & Fitness

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 ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

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 ...

Newcastle Produce rides the farm-to-fork wave

As customers walk through the front doors of the bustling Newcastle Produce on a cold winter day, strong aromas hit them with welcomed warmth, and their exclamation is always the s ...

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 ...

This week, it’s a Lincoln Boulevard, W. Wise, McCourtney loop

And here we go again, fellow bike riders. Today, we start at McBean Pavilion. As usual, check your bike, put on your helmet, check your cell phone and have some water with you. T ...

Looking back at bike columns

I thought I would start the year with a look back. During this past year (since November 2012, to be precise), I have had 46 articles in The News Messenger pertaining to bicycle r ...