All "Bike Rides" Stories in Northern CA

  • Surfwood's Up!

    Headlands, wetlands, lakefront, and tide pools: MacKerricher State Park in Mendocino County delivers nine miles of diverse coastline and a seaside gem for spending the night: Surfw

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  • Two Wheel Beach Hop

    Sublime and under the radar, Santa Maria Beach is a south-facing sanctuary with a secret: After biking to it, a short stroll south also leads to one of the best intertidal zones in

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  • Sunset Cruiser

    Point Reyes Peninsula just has that magic touch. Resembling a huge hand, five bays of commingling salt and freshwater make up Drakes Estero, an estuary megaplex offering expansive

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  • Bike & Hike Classic

    The popular Bear Valley Trail in Point Reyes National Seashore is one of the best places to enjoy a good bike-and-hike trail, with a peaceful ride and ramble that leads to beautifu

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  • Pedal to Petals

    Victory looks and smells so sweet atop a 1,500-foot peak swimming in wildflowers! Go on a gut-busting flower-power mountain bike ride to North Marin’s highest summit, Mount Burdell

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  • Urban Wine Wheel

    Waterfront warehouses pouring outstanding wines, buzzing freeways in the distance … Oakland’s Urban Wine Trail has uncorked a thoroughly modern era of wine, with ten tasting rooms

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  • Meet Lupe

    Even Indiana Jones can't top this mammoth discovery. And we literally mean mammoth! In 2005 while walking along San Jose's popular Guadalupe River Trail, local resident Roger Casti

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  • Pebble Beach Hopping

    Ready to hop on a two-wheeler for one of the most scenic coastal cruiser rides on earth … featuring a string of beautiful beaches and a fire-pit respite overlooking the ocean? Gear up for this easygoing 13-mile (round-trip) ride along the Monterey coast.

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  • Naturally Nicasio

    Driving through rural West Marin County is one thing. But cycling it ... well, that's where you get that "isn’t it great to live in the Bay Area" feeling. This 40-mile road ride ta

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  • Ferry Trail Bike Ride

    You don't need a car for this three-part Tiburon adventure to a hidden beach. But you will need a boat, a bike, and picnic provisions! Starting from San Francisco's Pier 41, hop ab

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  • Strait Talk

    Cyclists rejoice: You're getting the hook-up you've always wanted on the Carquinez Shore's newest section of the Bay Trail. It provides the 1.7-mile missing link from Martinez to C

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  • Victoria Lap

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  • Victoria Lap

    Known as North America's most English city, Victoria is so much more than high tea and crumpets. This energetic and stylish seaside city on Vancouver Island is home to the globally

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  • Gravity Wheel

    Ready to tackle the tallest mountain in Marin? Mountain bikers who want to put their fitness to the test without too much technical stuff can retrace the "Crookedest Railroad in th

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  • Tandem to Tastings

    There are certain activities that really showcase the subtle and not-so-subtle interactions of a couple. Cue the tandem bike. And toss in some wine! There might be no better place

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  • Ferry Trail

    Baseball isn't the only new season to happen this spring. Starting in April, the new, longer schedule begins for the Tiburon to Angel Island Ferry. Multiple ferries serve this hist

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  • Mill About by Foot or Bike

    Birds love our fantastic bay, especially in the winter. And so do people! One of the Bay Area's most popular roadside attractions is Mill Valley's Bothin Marsh and Bayfront Park. T

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