Category Archives: Bicycling

Climb Descend Repeat -in and around Redding

Here’s a locally produced film of a couple of mountain bikers enjoying some local trails around Redding. The terrain will look familiar to northstate viewers, even if you haven’t actually been on these particular trails. Nice production. Nice riding. We … Continue reading

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Riley rides Redding

In Redding, we are blessed to have Whiskeytown National Recreation Area literally a few minutes drive to the west. In addition to being home to a beautiful lake, the area has numerous trails to explore. Below, my friend and colleague … Continue reading

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Day on the Trail with Shasta Living Streets

We stopped in at the Day at the Trail event yesterday in Caldwell Park. It was a great Autumn day to be in the park and out riding the trail. They had beer and wine and wood fired pizza, and … Continue reading

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A few images of Family Bicycling Day 2014 in Redding

We spent much of yesterday enjoying a street in Redding with only bikes and people in it. Family Bicycling Day brought to you by Shasta Living Streets. The weather was perfect. Here are a few images. Bikes, old and new were … Continue reading

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Head over to the Parkview neighborhood today for Family Bicycling Day

Re-posting something from last year. You should head over to Parkview today May 4 2014, and enjoy this event! “Come out, play, ride, skate, and dance. Meet your neighbors, have a picnic, and explore new corners of our beautiful city. … Continue reading

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Mabel and her bike

Columnist/Blogger Marc Beauchamp posted this interesting image of his maternal grandmother Mabel Frisbie and her bike in Redding circa 1910 in anticipation of a presentation about local bicycling. I wondered if I could clean it up. I’m not sure I … Continue reading

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Fee free admission to Whiskeytown today

Free admission to nearby awesome Whiskeytown Lake today, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. And the weather looks perfect for just about any activity. So unnerving to see Shasta Bally with no snowcap this time of year. But you … Continue reading

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A Dutch view of bicycling in the U.S.

Worth your time. I’ve always been fascinated by Dutch bicycle culture. By contrast, California bicycling is nothing but hazardous. Witness this recent death of a bicyclist in Cottonwood/Happy Valley. See the pronounced problems here in this brief video, from a … Continue reading

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