All "Bike Rides" Stories in Southern CA

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    Silver Lining

    Spanning prime Pacific Ocean coastline, the Bayshore Bikeway from Coronado to Imperial Beach is your 20-mile Saturday ride! Start at the Coronado Ferry Landing and bike along Tideland Park, underneath the mile-long Coronado Bridge and towards the Silver Strand—a path meant…

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    Bike the Basin

    Oil up your metal steed and hit the bikeways at the 2,000-acre Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area in Encino. Pedal a 9-mile loop around the area’s perimeter, or venture deep within on a number of other concrete paths. One option is to start at Victory Boulevard and Balboa Boulevard…

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    River Rambler

    Whatever your speed, this bike ride’s for every type of pedal-head, from cushy cruisers to fast tracking with buddies. The Santa Ana River Trail (SART) is SoCal’s premier multi-use recreation path. When completed, this coast-to-crest trail will offer 110 miles of traffic-free…

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    Turnbull Riding

    Cyclists who like to climb, rejoice! Sandwiched between Whittier and Hacienda Heights is a range of high hills and deep canyons for pushing your limits, along with a café for refueling. Highlighting this 18-mile loop is Turnbull Canyon, a twisting stretch of road perfectly suited…

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    Rule the Empire

    It’s an Inland Empire classic and it will test your pedal mettle. This 28-mile lollipop-loop tour of Yucaipa and Redlands features high mountain scenery and palm-lined boulevards, where views of the San Bernardino Mountains meet streets rich with history. From Yucaipa Community…

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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? If you’re not already pedaling, gear up for this easygoing 13-mile (round-trip) ride along the Monterey…

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    Bike Bucolic

    Horses are still a common mode of transport in Cornell near Agoura Hills, but there’s another popular means for getting around this landscape filled with ranches, wineries, and preening peacocks roaming freely. Cyclists prize the area for its golden beauty and tough hill climbs…

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    Bike to Bellinis

    Hidden within the Malibu Hills, tiny Rocky Oaks Park is ideally suited for those who like to keep their weekend cruising short and simple (because hey, brunch!). Despite its small size, this 200-acre retreat offers pure pedaling pleasure. Experience the park in one fell loop…

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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 renowned Butchart Gardens and has more cycle routes than any other Canadian city. The good news is…

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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 renowned Butchart Gardens and has more cycle routes than any other Canadian city. The good news is…

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    Grin and Bear It

    Big Bear Lake will host a time trial stage for both the men and women in the 2015 Tour of California. Want to see how you measure up? Take a not-so-tough 17.4-mile loop around Big Bear Lake and be treated to exceptional scenery in the heart of the San Bernardino Mountains. Make…

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    Victory Lap

    Many champions have been crowned at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena. In 2015, the Tour of California will pick its winners here, too. The final stage of the Tour concludes with several speedy 3.1-mile laps around the stadium and Brookside Golf Course. Should be exciting, right? Don’t…

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    Santa Clarita Spin

    Santa Clarita is the bike-friendly host city for stage 5 of this year’s Tour of California. The pros will cross the finish line here, but you’ll get to see more on a 22.5-mile loop that includes scenic roads used in past tours, along with nicely paved bike trails that the pros…

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    Ojai Roll

    What’s the best way to visit a relaxing, art-filled town? By rolling in, of course. On two wheels! This 19-mile (round-trip) bike ride is a nice way to make an entrance. The Ojai Valley Trail starts at Foster Park (about halfway between Ventura and Ojai on Highway 33) and takes…

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    Tour de Force

    Ready for a new spin on your next Griffith Park adventure? Explore it on a Surrey—the quirkiest four-wheel vehicle that’s powered by … you! Taking the helm, you’ll feel like you’ve boarded a private carriage, sans the horse. Nudge your pedal partner—it’s time to roll. Working…

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    Norm's Place

    Some bike routes simply pave the way to terrific views and fluffy omelets. Ride in point: the easy 7-mile circuit around Bonelli Regional Park’s 250-acre Puddingstone Reservoir and adjacent Brackett Airfield. It’s an interesting place to explore both water and air—using two-wheel…

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    Rollin' in the DEEP

    A bike ride with birds, burgers, brews, and views: Eureka! Urban’s gone green in the city of Hawthorne thanks to the Dominguez Enhancement and Engagement Project (D.E.E.P). It includes the newly paved Laguna Dominguez Bike Trail, a 2.8-mile stretch tracing the Dominguez Channel…

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    I'll Have a Segundo

    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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    On MacLeod Nine

    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…

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    That's Progress

    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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