Category Archives: Cycling in the Bay Area

D gets a big workout cycling the Tour de Menlo

With their Sierra and foothills adventure behind them, D did his own this morning, setting off with friend Darrell Champion on the Tour de Menlo choosing the 65-mile option. It was the longest ride he’s done in a long, long … Continue reading

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Grabbing some World Series fever with a trip to the Giants yard

D started talking at the beginning of the week that he wanted to ride his new bike up the AT&T Park on Friday, the first day the Giants would be playing in front of their home crowd. To L, it … Continue reading

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Classmates find themselves on campus once again

The Adventurers found themselves on the campus of their alma mater – Menlo-Atherton High School – this morning. D was a participant in the Tour de Menlo bike ride and L was there to cover the event for InMenlo. (She’d … Continue reading

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One of us rides while two of us walk

After a lazy day in Menlo Park yesterday, the Adventurers planned separate outings for late this morning. D participated in the first cycle ride organized by Freewheel Brewing Company, owned by a group of local dads, one of whom is … Continue reading

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Coast lures for a cycle ride starting from Princeton by the Sea

The Adventurers headed to Princeton by Sea coast side for bike ride along the mostly paved trail that skirts the coastline. They’d not ridden the stretch from Princeton to just north of Half Moon Bay before. Nor had either of … Continue reading

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Cycling a local island otherwise known as Alameda

The Adventurers decided to cycle today and selected Alameda, in part because they’d been talking about that local town, which is actually an island in the San Francisco Bay. The drove to a large parking lot adjacent to walking/jogging/cycling path, … Continue reading

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Easter showers make for drippy Bay Trail bike ride

The two Adventurers couldn’t have planned it better. The Peninsula had only one major downpour on Easter Sunday, but it got the “As” full square. The raindrops, both agreed, were so big that they felt like hail. Initially their goal … Continue reading

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