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Exploring your town from the seat of a bicycle; cycling in Stockton and San Joaquin County.

A group of riders from the 2015 Best Ride Ever takes a shady break.

Cycling in Stockton and San Joaquin County; exploring your town from the seat of a bicycle… Summer is almost upon us and, like me, I suspect many of you are thinking of becoming more active and dropping a few pounds. Let’s make this summer your time to increase your physical activity and add the fun [...]

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Cycling in San Joaquin County; Tour of California, Best Ride Ever are motivators!

The peloton for Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California, just north of Rancho Murieta, headed to finish in Lodi.

The Tour of California Bicycle Race started on Sunday in Sacramento, with Stage Two finishing on a bright, crisp and sunny Monday afternoon in Lodi, in front of a crowd estimated at over 20,000 cheering spectators. One hundred and fifty world-class professional cyclists peddled that stage, from Nevada City to Hutchins Street Square in Lodi, before moving [...]

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Bicycling Stockton and San Joaquin County miscellany

Matt Beckwith leads a group of LSD riders in Lodi wine country.

Matt Beckwith’s scenic South County ride, about 75 miles, +/-! My Wednesday blog post, and feature in Thursday’s Record newspaper, offered a host of options on bike riding within San Joaquin County and Stockton.  I missed an offering by the iconic Matt Beckwith, who recently rode every inch of every street and byway in Stockton, [...]

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