riding bikes

Say hello to your trusty bike

Vic Freeman doesn’t need to be told that May is National Bike Month to jump on his 18-year-old bike. The Lincoln resident, now 84, has been riding his preferred transportati ...

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 ...

Life In the Bike Lane

Placer County has a good, and improving, network of paved bike paths that offer automobile-free bike riding opportunities for families and novice cyclists.  The county also h ...

The new law and school buses

I have written before that cyclists can get in the way of vehicular traffic, even when doing everything right.  But the passage of a new law in California and a conversation ...

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 ...