Hesperians vexed over bike route’s stop-sign changes

HESPERIA • Progress on the area’s longest bicycle trail system is advancing with some unforeseen consequences. Motor vehicle collisions have increased markedly at one intersection following traffic-control changes that are part of the city’s bike-lane plan.
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Cyclists’ cross-country journey to support veterans stops in Victorville

VICTORVILLE • After Tracy Draper and her team of cyclists finished a 109-mile bicycle ride with 6,000 feet of climbing, a room normally used for belly dancing at Hook Community Center was an amazing place for a good night’s sleep.
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Amgen Tour of California VIP experience

Stage 7 — Santa Clarita to Pasadena
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A frantic climb

WRIGHTWOOD • Tabletop Mountain Road was lined with Grim Reapers, neon wigs and a blue Smurf on Friday as cycling fans and fanatics cheered for the competitors of the Amgen Tour of California.
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Fund-raising bike ride in Joshua Tree

We just received word of a fund-raising bike ride coming up on May 3rd in the Joshua Tree area, put on by the Rotary Club there. Here are the details:
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Man sentenced for fatal hit-and-run

VICTORVILLE • A Victorville man was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison for the hit-and-run crash that killed an Apple Valley bicyclist two years ago.
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Michael Bruce Slusser, again

It seems that Michael Bruce Slusser is back in the news again.
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Victor Valley composite mountain bike team motivated to ride

The tires sloshed through the wet sandy soil as a series of lycra-clad teens climbed their way up a steep trail between the Joshua trees and juniper bushes. At the top they were greeted with a view spanning the entire Summit Valley and San Bernardino National Forest. The way down was faster with a couple yells of joy. This ride, south of Hesperia, is a typical practice for the Victor Valley composite mountain biking team.
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Bicycling’s 2014 Win-A-Bike contest

Bicycling magazine has a win-a-bike competition going. To enter, you have to parody the writing of Bill Strickland, one of its regular writers.
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VV bike shop rolls into its 40th year

VICTORVILLE • After four decades of economic highs and lows, one High Desert business is not only standing, but thriving.
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