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Q&A with Phil Noll: Family’s Tykes Like Bikes

Editor’s note: Doni Chamberlain-Greenberg interviewed Philip Noll, a local Redding bike enthusiast, about how he and his wife Christine have passed on the couple’s love of bicycling to their children. Originally from the East Coast, Phil and Christine Noll have lived and biked around the Redding area for 10 years. Q: I’ve heard… Continue Reading

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Lesson 1 for Kids Learning to Ride: Ditch those Pesky Pedals

For most bike riders, graduating from tricycle to two-wheeler involved a set of training wheels — and often, tears, frustration and scraped skin, too. But many parents are finding their kids have an easier and safer transition riding a balance… Continue Reading

Day 3 of ‘Taken By Two Wheels’: Building the Trails, Bringing the Family

A small but visionary few have shaped — and continue shaping — the network of North State biking trails we know today. Here’s how it all started, how one Redding family celebrates their cycling time together, and how our community’s… Continue Reading

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Day 2 of ‘Taken By Two Wheels’: Trailblazers of the North

Long before mountain biking became an Olympic sport, a small group of North State trailblazers experimented with what a bicycle could do on rough trails and old mining roads. In Day 2 of A News Cafe’s cycling series, “Taken By… Continue Reading

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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

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The Best Road Rides: A Fair & Balanced List

Here, some of the best road rides you can roll in the Redding area. Click on any of the maps below, then click again, to enlarge them: Fair & Balanced Fair and Balanced, a name given to a 38-mile Shasta… Continue Reading