Tag Archives: Stockton bicycling

Pedaling the American River Bike Trail and rides in your hometown!

Rider heads east past Hagen Park on the American River Bike Trail, with river on right side of photo.

Friends help Rich Fowler ride 75 miles on his birthday on the American River Trail. Performance Bike Saturday morning rider group gathers outside the store prior to their ride in north Stockton. Shadow rider on Weston Ranch bike trail (Matt Beckwith photo). Full moon riders gather on a balmy evening in downtown Stockton. Long, Slow [...]

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“Fat tire” mountain biking in and around Stockton and San Joaquin County

Group of riders readying for the Calaveras Trail, near UOP.  This trail connects to 'fat tire' mountain bike options both on its west and east ends - taking one to levies for mountain bikes.

Wondering where you could ride your mountain bike in or nearby the Stockton/San Joaquin County area, and go beyond where road bikes with their skinny tires can go? So was I; here are suggestions from local bikers, from Facebook friends and from me: Patrice Perkins offers: Try the levee off of Eight Mile Road next [...]

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Bicycling Stockton and San Joaquin County; Tour of California offers inspiration!

LSD ("long, slow distance") riders head north up DeVries Road, headed for Lodi wine country.  This ride is usually held the first Saturday of the month by the San Joaquin Bike Coalition.

  Second Saturday Family Rides usually start at University of Pacific and peddle portions of the Calaveras Bike Trail; here a group stops at Buckley Cove Park for a photo. Cyclists met on the Stockton Calaveras Bike Trail near UOP for a recent group ride. Cyclists doing a group ride aroiund the downtown Stockton historical [...]

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