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Tour of California through the Santa Cruz Mountains?

Ken scooped me on this: Palo Alto is angling to host a stage finish of the 2009 Tour of California. A proposed stage would start “north of San Francisco” (in Marin County, probably?), wind across San Francisco into the coast range then drop out of the Santa Cruz Mountains into downtown Palo Alto. Just for read more »

Santa Cruz County Mountain Charlie Road

A couple of friends are cycling from the Bay Area town of Campbell, California to Santa Cruz today. After ascending to Summit Road in the Santa Cruz Mountains, they plan to descend on the infamous Mountain Charlie Road for the first time.

Santa Cruz METRO considers bus service to Big Basin State Park & Waddell Creek

The Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (“METRO”) board of directors will meet Friday, April 12 to decide on weekend bus service to Big Basin Redwoods State Park and Waddell Beach in Santa Cruz County.

2009 Amgen Tour of California route details

AEG revealed the route details for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California this morning. As was revealed in the Santa Rosa Democrat earlier this week, the race will start in Sacramento with a Prologue instead of a full blown stage as earlier planned. The stage from Davis to Santa Rosa becomes Stage 1. Stage 2 read more »

Child endangerment

My friend Janet Lafleur wrote a sweet story for the Mountain View (CA) Voice about family cycling. Most reader comments were positive, but there’s one in every crowd — the one who believes biking with children on a low-speed street such as Castro Street in Mountain View constitutes “child endangerment” and parents who bike with read more »

Highway 1 to open April 16

A 40 foot stretch of Highway 1 collapsed north of Bixby Bridge last week and a two mile segment remains closed to all traffic between Bixby Bridge and Palo Colorado Road south of Carmel. Although Caltrans initially allowed foot and bicycle traffic through the closed portion of highway in Big Sur, the danger of further read more »