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Henry Cowell State Park mountain biking

I’m not much of a mountain biker, but the past few Sunday’s I’ve ventured into Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park in Santa Cruz County. The park’s south entrance on Graham Hill Road is just 2½ miles from my front door, so I ride my bike there. The hiking trails are off-limits to mountain bikers, but read more »

Bicycle camping at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

I’ve recently learned of a new blog, “Post Car Adventuring,” which is reminding me to post some of my own suggestions for car-free camping convenient to San Francisco Bay Area bicyclists. The Santa Cruz area has a host of options for bicycling and camping. Henry Cowell State Park Bicycle CampingI almost don’t want to mention read more »

Close Santa Cruz Highway 9 for cyclists only?

California State Route 9 is the main route for the small mountain communities that dot the San Lorenzo River valley in Santa Cruz County. This narrow, twisty two lane route also is a favorite for local road cyclists. The Street Smarts Santa Cruz column in the Sentinel printed this proposal for Highway 9.

Arana Gulch, Pogonip and the Santa Cruz Sierra Club

The little feud between cyclists in Santa Cruz and the more mainstream environmentalists made the front page of the local paper on Christmas morning. Here’s a little background and my thoughts on the issues.

Graduation BBQ this weekend

BBQ Saturday May 24 PM to 7 PMMacDorsa Park77 Civic Center DriveScotts Valley, California USA My wife Sara will receive her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology this Saturday from Bethany University and I’m having a barbecue in Scotts Valley, California in her honor. Even if you don’t know Sara, this is an opportunity to meet read more »