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Why you need to email EBMUD right now

Speak up, because mountain bikers were outnumbered 3:1 at last night’s meeting. Support EBMUD’s proposal to connect the Bay Area Ridge Trail for bikes. Continue reading

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Postcard: Fogbound in Marin

Off-pavement riding through fog in the coastal headlands of Marin. Continue reading

Forgive me bike-gods for I have sinned.

It’s been three months and one concussion since I’ve gone mountain biking. Continue reading

I met Scott Duffy the ER Doctor and MY FRIENDS SAVED MY ASS

Our adventure began at Katie’s house in the Mission. I have next to no memory of any of this, because 12 hrs later, I’ll be on my way to the ER with a dented helmet and amnesia. Ride with me as I ask the question, What the hell happened? Continue reading

Grrrl gets off the Internet. Rides mountain bike.

While I wasn’t doing anything radically political this weekend (like smashing the right wing, the 1%, and patriarchy in one swell foop), I did meet a dozen guys, and one gal, for a mountain biking hammerfest at Skeggs Point. Continue reading

Tandem Mountain Biking (and Hiking) in Tilden Park

“That is not a mountain tandem.” The bike in question had been recently donated to BORP’s Adaptive Cycling Center at Berkeley’s Aquatic Park. The shiny blue Trek had flat bars and 26 inch wheels, like you would find on a typical mountain bike. On the other hand, it lacked suspension and sported a set of … Continue reading

Pie-Powered Pedaling to Pescadero

The monthly barn dance at Pie Ranch is hands-down my favorite destination for a hoe-down. A bike camping trip to this tiny slice of a farm is easy as pie and just as wholesome. Check out the trip at-at-a-glance for route details. Day One: 45 miles to Pescadero from Menlo Park Caltrain Station Our crew of … Continue reading

Potluck and Barn Dance at Pie Ranch

The monthly barn dance at Pie Ranch is hands-down my favorite destination for a hoe-down. A bike camping trip to this tiny slice of a farm is easy as pie and just as wholesome. Trip at a glance Route: Pie Ranch is located on Hwy 1 just south of Pescadero. To make it in time for … Continue reading

Fairfax All-Terrain Stage Tour

This post is ONE BIG HOLLA to my speedy, game and adventurous friends, Peter and Becker. At a bbq last week, Peter let on that he was looking for a bike adventure in the coming weekend. He suggested that we ride Tamarancho, a Boy Scout maintained single-track mountain biking trail in Fairfax. Later in the … Continue reading

Fairfax All-Terrain Stage Tour – Day 2

Be sure to catch up on Day 1 of the Fairfax All-Terrain Stage Tour. Becker and I woke up Sunday morning in the 6am dark. The search and rescue training group gave a rally cry in the distance and tromped by again, a line of them in headlights. We crouched by the creek like Sam … Continue reading

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