Bike to Beer

Los Angeles and "beer scene" haven’t always gone together, but that's changing. Upstart breweries are earning accolades across the Southland and so are the bike trails that lead to them. Here are three bike-to-brews rides that go down smooth.

Week 02.24.2015
Regions Southern CA

On MacLeod Nine

Bike Ride to MacLeod Ale Brewing Company

MacLeod Ale Brewing Company is gaining notoriety for its tasty dark ales, but it's bright green that dominates the scene as you bike towards this beer haven. The 8-mile (round-trip) pedal to the brewery starts from Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area and its 2,000 acres of green park
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Meat & Greet

The Best Meat Delivered with AgLocal

Tired of the same old meat market? It's time to make an upgrade! San Francisco-based AgLocal delivers the very best grass-fed, pasture-raised meats directly to you. It’s like a care package of goodness: beef, chicken, pork, and more. AgLocal partners directly with and buys only f
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I'll Have a Segundo

Bike Ride to El Segundo Brewing Company

Three of our favorite B words come together to make this adventure happen: Bike. Beach. Brewery. Own your thirst on this 18-mile (round-trip) beach-and-brews ride in the South Bay. Set out from Torrance Beach at the very south end of Marvin Braude Bike Trail. This paved two-lane
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That's Progress

Bike Ride to Progress Brewing

Barley, hops, and yeast get all the attention, but water is the main ingredient in every beer. It's also one of the main ingredients at Peck Water Road Conservation Park, your starting point for a 12-mile (round-trip) bike-to-brews ride down Upper Rio Hondo Bike Trail to Progress
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  1. Big Wave Hiking

    Pillar Point Bluff's amazing trail system is a coastal haven most popular for being the best spot to watch the famed Mavericks surf break in winter. But this place is beautiful year round for hiking.

  2. Sweet and Salty

    Located on Highway 1 about 18 miles north of Jenner, Salt Point State is wild, scenic, and one of the most beautiful places to do some classic coastal camping.

  3. Up Umunhum

    Rising from the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Umunhum is one of the Bay Area’s highest points, reaching an impressive 3,486 feet. With the new 7.4-mile (round-trip) addition to the Bay Area Ridge Trail, locals can finally step up to its peak.

  4. Barnabe Bonanza

    Sure, there are higher mountains in Marin (Mount Tam) and easier ascents (Mount Burdell), but is there a more expansive North Bay view? Barnabe Peak in Samuel P. Taylor State Park offers a glorious panorama including Mount Tam, Mount Diablo, and Mount St. Helena.


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  1. Secret Stair Master!

    Step up to a wonderful 2-mile, nearly 1000-step workout in peaceful Pasadena that is part leg labor, part suburban stroll, and all serene secret.

  2. Hidden Stairway in Silver Lake

    Life in Los Angeles can be vibrant in so many ways, including stairways! This hidden stairway hike in Silver Lake features colorfully artistic and historic steps via 1.5 miles, four unique staircases, and countless local food options for a bite to eat.

  3. Apple of Your Eye

    That fall feeling is definitely in the air and on display at the Oak Glen Preserve. Apple orchards and colorful leaves are a bonus, as are the apple cider donuts and slushies you can enjoy post-hike.

  4. Hidden Trio

    A trio of hidden canyons is often found in more remote places, but they're also on this urban walk in the serene hills of eastside’s Mount Washington. Head here for a beautiful 7-mile (round-trip) neighborhood tour of historic homes, ample greenspace, and, yes, three hidden canyons.