L’Etape California by Le Tour de France

I recently participated in the Le Tour De France L’Etape California in Folsom, California. L’Etape California by Le Tour de France challenges cyclists on a course comparable to an Alps Mountain Stage. There were two route distances: riders chose 90 miles 7,500 feet of climbing, or the short ride 60 miles and 4,000 feet ofContinue reading “L’Etape California by Le Tour de France”

Gold Rush Towns of the Motherlode


RideandWalk4Art 2019

Please join us on March 17, 2019 for Ride & Walk4Art in the beautiful California foothills in West Calaveras County. Choose from 2 bicycle rides—25-miles or 45-miles—or an easy 4.5-mile walk skirting New Hogan Lake.  Afterwards, the Tri-Dam lions will prepare a Chicken-in-a-Barrel lunch and corned beef in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. This isContinue reading “RideandWalk4Art 2019”

Popular Bike Rides in Foothills

Most Popular Rural Cycling Roads in Gold Country Pardee, Comanche and Hogan Three Lakes Loop The Three Lakes Loop is a 35 mile, 3,000 elevation gain bike ride that starts in the the historic railroad town of Valley Springs and then beside the historic Pardee Reservoir. This part of the route features a ride acrossContinue reading “Popular Bike Rides in Foothills”

End of Year 2018 Wrap Up

Motherlode Bicycle Coalition  2018 End of Year Newsletter  Dear Cycling Friends, Facebook has sent me several notifications to post a newsletter to keep friends updated on the Motherlode Bike Coalition. Frankly, I have been in a Bike Advocacy Slump. Instead of writing monthly newsletters I built a River Water Park for my family and grandchildren.Continue reading “End of Year 2018 Wrap Up”

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