About Cycling

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Looking back at fondo ride

Now that the adrenalin is gone and tiredness in the legs is fading, images and thoughts of the fondo ride keep seeping into my mind.

By | October 3rd, 2011|1 Comment

More star power for King Ridge GranFondo

There will be added star power for Levi Leipheimer’s King Ridge GranFondo next Saturday.

By | September 22nd, 2011|1 Comment

Cyclists pack Sonoma County roads enjoying weather, training rides

This past weekend was a gift from the cycling gods, Ibis and Orbea, sunny days with mild mornings that coaxed riders out in force.

By | September 20th, 2011|2 Comments

Governor Brown considers new push for cycling safety

Legislation that would require motorists to give cyclists a three-foot cushion when passing is neither a radical new idea nor a panacea for cycling safety.

By | September 15th, 2011|7 Comments

No limits for Blind Power bicycle team

Move over RadioShack and take a back seat BMC Racing. Despite your strong Santa Rosa connections, my new favorite bicycleteam is Blind Power.

By | September 1st, 2011|1 Comment

Family bike rides through SCBC

The Sonoma County Bicycle Coalition wants anyone to be able to pull that old bike out of the garage, throw on any old clothes and show up for a family-oriented ride.

By | August 31st, 2011|1 Comment

2011 GranFondo jersey debuts as riders ready for course changes

Just as a robin is a harbinger of spring, the arrival of the red-and-black cycling jersey in the mail is a clattering cow bell telling us the Levi Leipheimer King Ridge GranFondo is just six weeks away.

By | August 26th, 2011|2 Comments

Champion Santa Rosa triathlete, 71, touts benefits of cycling

Bill Marshall, 71, fresh off his win at the national triathlon championship, talks about Pilates, why cycling is beneficial for older athletes and why he usually rides alone.

By | August 23rd, 2011|5 Comments

Healdsburg named ‘cycling hotspot’ by Bicycling magazine

Bicycling magazine got it right when it named Healdsburg one of the six best 'cycling hotspots' for a cycling vacation. Healdsburg is there with Banff, Alberta, Canada, Burlington, Vt., Charleston, S.C., Ketchum, Idaho, and Traverse, Mich.

By | August 15th, 2011|2 Comments

Going well at BMC

Everybody should have a month as good as Santa Rosa-based BMC Racing Team.

By | August 10th, 2011|1 Comment