Santa Cruz Boardwalk by the Beach

“And if my woody breaks down on me somewhere on the surf route  (Surf City, here we come)  I’ll strap my board to my back and hitch a ride in my wetsuit  (Surf City, here we come)  And when I get to Surf City I’ll be shootin’ the curl  And checkin’ out the parties for…

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LOCAL RIDES: Golden Gate Bridge/Fort Point

fort point view of golden gate bridge

“The Golden Gate Bridge offers enduring proof that human beings can alter the planet with reverence.” – Kevin Star  The crown jewel of the Bay Area is the Golden Gate Bridge.  Few structures on the planet surpass our iconic bridge for aesthetics, profile and function. Bay Area native or transplant, we all identify with the stability of…

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LOCAL RIDE: Best of Nor-Cal


Our awe-inspiring Northern California coast hasn’t changed much since the Russian navigator, Vitus Bering discovered the foggy continent in 1742. California Highway 1 meanders along the furrowed coast line providing the perfect ride for: change in elevation, diversity of landscape and an infinite sampling of regional delicacies. Stop for a photo op and/or a picnic…

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LOCAL RIDES: Riding the Russian River Valley

Just an hour or so north of densely populated San Francisco, you can revel in the solitude offered by long stretches of surprisingly lonely two-lane highways. Quaint dairies, apple orchards, wineries and even llama farms line the roadways. The northern portion of this loop takes you by the serene Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve, where it…

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