Northern California Biking

Paperback
Devoted campers, hikers, boaters, anglers, bikers, and golfers agree: Foghorn Outdoors guidebooks are essential for anyone who wants to spend less time planning and more time enjoying the outdoors. Each book is an excursion guide packed with the latest information on a variety of adventures near and far. Foghorn Outdoors: Northern California Biking lists 150 of the most scenic routes in regions such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Mendocino, Wine Country, Tahoe, Yosemite, and Big Sur. It includes rides for mountain bikers, road cyclists, and recreational riders of all abilities, including those pulling trailers or sporting training wheels. Each route is rated for level of difficulty, terrain, mileage, estimated riding time, and elevation gain and every ride description includes a route map, elevation profile, and a black & white photo. Mile-by-mile route details include where to stop for water, groceries, cafes, picnics, parks, short hikes, historic sites, and more. Additional advice includes tips on equipment and clothing, rules of the road and trail, bike maintenance tips, and a listing of regional bike shops. Acclaimed outdoor expert Ann Marie Brown holds a master's degree in journalism from Stanford University and teaches courses in kinesiology at San Francisco Stale University.