75 Classic Rides Northern California

Author: Bill Oetinger
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594857857
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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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
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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.

Wine Country Bike Rides

Author: Lena Emmery
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9780811813556
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

75 Classic Rides Washington

Author: Mike McQuaide
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 1594855064
Format: PDF
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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

Bay Area Bike Rides Deck

Author: Ray Hosler
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780811865265
Format: PDF, ePub
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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!

Best Bike Rides San Francisco

Author: Wayne D. Cottrell
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762794925
Format: PDF, ePub
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Written for cyclists of all stripes, Best Bike Rides books offer a diverse array of scenic tours in and around some of America’s largest urban destinations. Road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5 to 30 mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family adventures. Each book features 35-40 rides with color photos, maps, and point-by-point miles and directions.

Best Rail Trails California

Author: Tracy Salcedo
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780762755646
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

Bicycling The Pacific Coast

Author: Vicky Spring
Publisher: The Mountaineers Books
ISBN: 9781594852077
Format: PDF
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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.

Bay Area Bike Rides

Author: Ray Hosler
Publisher: Chronicle Books (CA)
ISBN: 9780811806121
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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From Sonoma and Napa counties to the South Bay, scenic ocean vistas, stately redwood forests, and numerous public parks offer unparalleled, year-round recreation for bicyclists in the Bay Area. This new edition of a perennially popular guide for mountain bikers and touring cyclists includes over 50 rides, each featuring a concise map, mileage log, and a detailed description of local terrain. Complete with 11 brand-new routes, a helpful chapter on local transit systems, a bibliography, and an index, this handy volume will inspire bicyclists at every level of experience to make the most of the exciting cycling opportunities throughout the Bay Area. Visit S.F. Gate to find out what's happening in Bay Area news, entertainment, sports, 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.