Big Bicycle Weekend Comes To Redding

If the second weekend in October is the Big Bike Weekend for motorcycles, then surely this coming weekend is the Big Bicycle Weekend for non-motorized two-wheelers. This Saturday, April 30, will see the 24th edition of the Lemurian Shasta Classic,… Continue Reading


Lemurian Stands as a True Classic

When I moved to Redding from Durango, Colo., some two decades ago (gulp), the Lemurian Shasta Classic mountain bike race was one of the events than made me feel a little less homesick.

I covered the event for the Searchlight, and back in those early days, a lot of Durango-based pros were still arriving to race the old course west of Shasta Dam. Colorado-based athletes … Continue Reading