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Road Bike Ride: Shady Coffee and Tea Ride

For a straightforward ride to get the morning kinks out, try the Shady Coffee and Tea route. Starting at Gold River, the ride cruises through Fair Oaks and up to Roseville. There’s a bit...
Robbers’ Ravine Bridge

Road Bike Ride: Humbug Creek Trail–Willow Creek Trail With Johnny Cash Trail Loop

This route, created by longtime Bike Hikers and Friends of Folsom Parkways member Jim Kirstein, provides a great way to experience the city of Folsom. It combines some riding on roads and along well-planned...
bike ride maidu park to flower farm loop bike ride

Road Bike Ride: Maidu Park to Flower Farm Loop

A road cyclist’s favorite, the Flower Farm loop is Placer County at its best, blending suburban residential areas in Roseville, Granite Bay and Loomis with ranchettes and orchards. The star attraction may be Flower...
Lake Natoma photo by Tim Engle

Road Bike Ride: Nimbus to Beals Point With Johnny Cash Trail Loop

Fans of the American River Parkway will know this more exerting extension starting at the Nimbus Fish Hatchery, down along Lake Natoma and up to Beals Point at Folsom Lake, which in winter and...

Road Bike Ride: Davis to Winters With Lake Solano Loop

Ultracyclist Deb Banks never turns down a chance to do this relatively easy ride, especially in the evening when the moon is full. The trail begins on the Davis bike path off of Lake Boulevard...
american river parkway bike ride trail

Road Bike Ride: American River Parkway

It’s been called the crown jewel of the Sacramento region, and its many sparkling gems reveal themselves anew with every ride. Part of a 4,800-acre ecosystem, the 23-mile American River Parkway is a multiuse...