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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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Bicycling in Stockton/San Joaquin County…freshen up your summer!

Matt Beckwith of the SJBC leads a LSD Ride group into the Lodi wine country.

Liven up your summer, have fun, get more active with local cycling! Ah, the first days of summer are upon us. You and your family probably have bikes stashed in your garage, perhaps dusty and seldom used. Why not make this your summer to increase your fun quotient and your physical activity? Dust off and [...]

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Ft. Ord National Monument is a biking, hiking Mecca, two hours from San Joaquin County!

Typical view of the Ft. Ord backcountry!

If you are a hiker, bicyclist or mountain biker, one of your best destinations within two hours of San Joaquin County is the Ft. Ord National Monument, located between Salinas and Monterey, CA. See the monument’s web site, http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/prog/nlcs/Fort_Ord_NM/recreation.html. The national monument offers world-class recreation for residents and visitors to the Central California Coast. Lands [...]

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Bicycling Stockton and San Joaquin County; favorite rides and Stockton Bike Festival, September 26

Bike Fest celebrants depart the University of Pacific campus bound for historic downtown Stockton at start of the 2013 Stockton Bike Festival.

  A grand bicycling event is just a month out: the San Joaquin Bike Festival, Saturday, September 26 at University of Pacific. With bicycling fun for all ages, the free event aims to provide a safe and educational environment to help residents discover great places to ride in Stockton. Veteran bicyclists realize that Stockton and San [...]

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