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Day 5 of ‘Taken By Two Wheels’: Redding as a Cycling Destination

We finish our bicycling series with Redding leaders’ plans for marketing the city as a tourist destination for both casual and serious cyclists. We share a conversation with an avid biker who finds refuge in his solitary rides, and conclude… Continue Reading

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Day 4 of Cycling Series: Biking for Transportation

A growing number of North State residents bicycle to their jobs, errands and the grocery store, but a variety of roadblocks prevent many more from doing the same. A News Cafe resumes its cycling series, Taken By Two Wheels, with… Continue Reading

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Dream Bike Projects: What’s Coming? What’s Not?

Here’s a look at some of the potential bike paths and routes that people are talking about most for the Redding area. Project: The High Route, a 15-mile trail through Whiskeytown National Recreation Area from Kanaka Peak to Coggins Park… Continue Reading

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A Shared Vision, Spanning Decades: The Redding Area’s Trail System

Back in the 1970s, the only thing resembling a “Sacramento River Trail” in Redding was an old railroad grade on the hillside between the river and some west Redding neighborhoods. Much as today, a thick layer of medium-sized rock covered… Continue Reading

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Finding Traction for the Redding Area’s Bicyclists

Cycling in the Redding area appears to have reached a potential coming of age. About 150 miles of paved and unpaved recreational trails invite bicyclists in the Redding area, thanks to the efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the… Continue Reading

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Taken By Two Wheels: A News Cafe’s Cycling Series

A News Cafe is proud to introduce its first series: “Taken By Two Wheels; Cycling in the North State.” Whether you’re a daily bike rider or haven’t straddled two wheels since childhood, we think you’ll enjoy this comprehensive look at… Continue Reading