75 Classic Rides Northern California

Author: Bill Oetinger
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594857857
Format: PDF
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CLICK HERE to download a sample route from 75 Classic Rides Northern California Bill Oetinger calls Northern California “something approaching cycling paradise.” But, as he says in the introduction to 75 Classic Rides: Northern California, “Even paradise will be a muddled maze if you don’t know your way around it, and that’s where this book comes into play.” this guide is intended for everyone, from novice to expert cyclists. It’s accessible, friendly, and fun, highlighting truly classic rides rated from easy to epic. For Bill, this means wine country loops, Berkeley waterfronts, Santa Cruz mountains, gold Country tours, Sierra epics, and more. think redwood cathedrals and rugged coastlines, grasslands and vineyards——and all along, Bill’s expert advice guiding you down the road. Out of 75 rides, the majority are doable as one- or two-day outings; ambitious cyclists, however, will find a cross-state route to plan for or dream about, too. Each ride includes the following: • A downloadable turn-by-turn cue sheet • Difficulty level and distance • Average time to complete • Elevation gain and high point • Best season to ride • Maps and key resources, including land managers • Detailed route descriptions and photos • Easy-to-use mileage log

75 Classic Rides Oregon

Author: Jim Moore
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594856516
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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CLICK HERE to download two free rides from 75 Classic Rides Oregon * Bike riding trails that range from family-friendly paved biking paths to epic Oregon mountain-pass climbs * Features easy-reference lists to help you quickly find the biking riding trail for your interests and fitness level * Full-color guidebook with maps, photographs, and lively turn-by-turn route descriptions + FREE downloadable cue sheets for each route From an after-work ride through Portland's neighborhood streets or a family cycle along the flat Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway, to a multi-day tour in the salty breezes of the Oregon coast -- if you're seeking the best bike trails in Oregon, you'll find plenty of blacktop bliss in 75 Classic Rides: Oregon. 75 Classic Rides is a Mountaineers Books series authored by passionate local cyclists who've put thousands of miles on their bikes to bring you the very best bike riding trails across their given state. The focus is on one-day routes (a mix of loops and one-way courses), but you'll also find suggestions for link-ups and some inspiring, longer routes for touring, including at least one cross-state route. Terrain varies from flat paved trails to epic mountain challenges. The bonus is all rides found within 75 Classic Rides also come with FREE downloadable ride cue sheets for each trip. Downloadable ride cue sheets are free with purchase of your book. Each route description starts with the basic essentials to get you going: a brief overview, full-color map, elevation profile, difficulty level, round-trip distance, road conditions, and advice on the best season to ride. Full narrative descriptions tell what sights to expect, best towns for food or a cup of coffee, safety info on road shoulders and bike lanes, as well as turn-by-turn descriptions and mileage logs.

75 Classic Rides Washington

Author: Mike McQuaide
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594855064
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The "classic" cycle routes for two of the nation's top biking destinations* Cycling routes that range from family-friendly paved bicycle paths to epic mountain-pass climbs* Easy-reference lists such as "Best Family-Friendly Rides," "Top Climbing Challenges," "Best Water Views," and more* Full color with maps, photographs, and lively turn-by-turn descriptionsFrom a 50-mile route around Orcas Island to an after-work ride through a Portland neighborhood, these new cycling guidebooks offer truly classic routes for two of the nation's most bike-crazy states. Whether you're soaring down a Cascade's pass or pumping along a frothy sea coast, you can bet your bottom bracket that you'll find miles of enjoyment in each of these75 Classic Rides. 75 Classic Rides is the new Mountaineers Books series authored by passionate local cyclists who've put thousands of miles on their bikes to bring you the very best road cycling routes across their state. The focus is on one-day rides (a mix of loops and one-way courses), but you'll also find suggestions for link-ups and some inspiring longer routes for touring, including at least one crossstate route. Terrain varies from flat, paved trails to epic mountain challenges.Sample routes in 75 Classic Rides: Washingtoninclude:- Packwood-Paradise-Stevens Canyon- Skagit (Mostly) Flats- Hurricane Ridge- Yakima Canyon- Walla Walla-Middle Waitsburg Loop

Wine Country Bike Rides

Author: Lena Emmery
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811813556
Format: PDF
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California's famous wine country offers both casual and serious bicyclists spectacular views, charming small towns, celebrated cafs, and, of course, many of the finest and most beautiful wineries in the country. But finding the best rides hasn't been easy -- until Wine Country Bike Rides. For a romantic Sunday date or a relaxing family outing, for day-trippers or die-hard cyclists, here are more than 20 perfect rides through the backroads and countryside of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino counties. Complete with an easy-to-follow map of each route and detailed information about more than 100 wineries and other sights along the way -- plus convenient places to rent bikes, eat, and stay the night -- this helpful guide includes all you need for a wine country visit that's refreshing for both body and soul.

Bay Area Bike Rides Deck

Author: Ray Hosler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780811865265
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Based on the successful Bay Area Bike Rides, in print since 1990, this handy deck makes touring the San Francisco Bay Area by bicycle a snap. Just take along a single card and have a route description, mileage log, and 4-color map at your fingertips!

Bicycling The Pacific Coast

Author: Vicky Spring
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594852077
Format: PDF, Kindle
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CLICK HERE to download the 42 mile ride near Anacortes and the 48 mile ride along the Oregon Coast from Bicycling the Pacific Coast * Bicycle touring the Pacific Coast is outlined in one trip or four separate adventures * Road directions, points of interest, and available restrooms and provisions all built into daily mileage logs * Elevation profiles and Table of Essentials overview for each day's ride From Canada to the Mexican border, Bicycling the Pacific Coast is the most popular guidebook to bicycle touring this gorgeous edge of the U.S. Tom Kirkendall and Vicky Spring guide you turn by turn along the length of Pacific Coast Bicycle Route -- all 1816.5 miles. These forty-two suggested daily itineraries (averaging 53 miles each) begin and end at campsites. Everything you need to know about each day's ride is included: from tunnel-riding strategies to where to buy a new derailer, from one-of-a-kind museums along the way to side trips to lonely lighthouses and towering sand dunes. Cyclists will find a quick-glance Table of Essentials for each daily itinerary, listing availability of bike shops, beach access, hiking trails, youth hostels, and activities while touring through California, Washington, and Oregon.

Best Rail Trails California

Author: Tracy Salcedo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762755646
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Comprehensive directory to the state's most popular rail trails. Each trail will receive a full trail profile, descriptive narrative, detailed information, and more.

San Francisco Peninsula Bike Trails

Author: Conrad J. Boisvert
Publisher: Penngrove Publications
ISBN: 9780962169496
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Covering San Francisco, Sausalito, Tiburon, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Woodside, the Santa Cruz mountains, and the coast, this extensive guidebook highlights a wide range of activities. Thirty-two carefully planned rides include detailed route instructions, maps, elevation profiles, and historical background and points of interest. Illustrations.

Cycling the Pacific Coast

Author: Bill Thorness
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594859876
Format: PDF, ePub
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• Covers the entire 2,000-mile route from Canada to Mexico, including alternate and side-route options • Information on lodging, camping, loading the bike, safe cycling, road conditions, weather, and more The Pacific Coast route is the most popular bike touring route in the U.S., according to Mountaineers Books’ non-profit partner, the Adventure Cycling Association. And for 33 years, our very own Bicycling the Pacific Coast was the most popular guidebook to this venerable route—until now! Cycling the Pacific Coast continues the trusted legacy with an all-new, completely re-ridden, and fully comprehensive guidebook from Bill Thorness, featuring the most current, up-to-date beta on this amazing route. Cycling the Pacific Coast is organized in five sections—Washington, Oregon, Northern California, Central California, and Southern California—and is useful to riders who plan to do the trip as one epic ride, or break it up to peddle sections at a time. Features include: • Suggested itineraries for the entire ride, or for one- and two-week trips • Logistics for getting to/from ride sections • Airport and train-station connections in all major cities (Vancouver, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and San Diego) • Alternate routes to take on Vancouver Island (Canada), Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, and Northern California’s “Lost Coast” • Interesting and fun side trip destinations in 5 cities, on 2 islands, and in 2 wine country regions New bike tourers will find equipment information, packing advice, and safety tips, among other helpful trip suggestions. And all riders will find the guidance to experience the trip of a lifetime.

Epic Bike Rides of the World

Author: Lonely Planet
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1760341878
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated book. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from France and Italy, for the world's great bike races, to the wilds of Mongolia and Patagonia. These journeys will inspire - whether you are an experienced cyclist or just getting started. The book is organised by continent. In the Americas we join a family bikepacking trip in Ecuador; we pedal the Natchez Trace Parkway and stop at legendary music spots; we ride the Pacific Coast Highway in Oregon and California; go mountain biking in Moab and Canada; and explore the cities of Buenos Aires and New York by bicycle. European rides include easy-going trips around Lake Constance, along the Danube and the Loire, and coast-to-coast routes; routes in Tuscany, Spain and Corsica; and professional journeys up Mt Ventoux and around the Tour of Flanders. In Asia, we venture through Vietnam's valleys; complete the Mae Hong Son circuit in northern Thailand; cross the Indian Himalayas; and pedal through Bhutan. And in Australia and New Zealand we take in Tasmania and Queensland by mountain bike; cycle into Victoria's high country and around Adelaide on road bikes; and try some of New Zealand's celebrated cycle trails. Each ride is illustrated with stunning photography and a map. A toolkit of practical details - where to start and finish, how to get there, where to stay and more - helps riders plan their own trips. There are also suggestions for three more similar rides around the world for each story. Each piece shows how cycling is a fantastic way to get to know a place, a people and their culture. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, gift and lifestyle books and stationery, as well as an award-winning website, magazines, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)