Blazing the Trail: North State Riders Played an Early Role in Mountain Biking

The relative newness of mountain biking as a sport might come as a surprise to some. Thirty-plus years ago, the concept of taking a knobby-tired bicycle on dirt trails was just starting to gain ground. A lot of that ground… Continue Reading


The Bicycles Are Taking Over

A quick trip to Oregon forced me to miss Saturday’s Whole Earth and Watershed Festival at Redding City Hall for the first time in several years. It’s always an enjoyable and educational event, so I’m not surprised to hear positive… Continue Reading

Lemurian Race Course A Worthwhile Grind

I’ve been fascinated by the course for the Lemurian mountain bike race since event organizers moved the event from French Gulch to Whiskeytown in 2005. The 23rd running of the Lemurian is this Saturday, April 24, and my colleague Jim… Continue Reading