bike trips

Cycling through Placer County

As my five loyal readers will confirm, I think bike riding in Placer County can’t be beat.  Part of the attraction is that we can ride year-round, seldom missing a ri ...

Cycling in Placer County

The recent weather (read: rain) has meant fewer bike rides for many recreational cyclists.  Most riders will avoid riding in actual rain but will also get out as soon as the s ...

Life In the Bike Lane column

On alternate weeks, this column features photographs from Placer County (and maybe some neighbors) taken while riding my bike.   My hope is that the reader will be inspi ...

Bike column

A little nostalgia before we start our ride today. Today’s article marks the 100th time that this column has run in The News Messenger. I hope you have enjoyed doing the ride ...

Bike column

Today, starting from the McBean Pavilion, we will take a fairly flat route with a smattering of rolling hills through parts of rural Lincoln. Along the way there will be ranchette ...