Victor Valley Bicycle Tour radio ad

Here’s the first radio ad for the Victor Valley Bicycle Tour. It should be airing soon on KZXY, KIXA, KIXW, and KATJ. Continue reading

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Victor Valley Bicycle Tour update

Got a call today from a ride who lives outside our area, who had heard about the Victor Valley Bicycle Tour we have coming up on October 24. He had a couple questions, so I contacted one of the ride organizers to get the answers. Just in case these same questions have crossed your mind, here’s what I found. Continue reading

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Digital Bicycle Route 66 now available

For years Adventure Cycling has offered maps to help cross-country cyclists. One of its offerings covered the famous Route 66. Often called “The Main Street of America,” made famous in popular songs, literature, television and movies, “Route 66,” became a reality in 1926 as a highway connecting Chicago and Los Angeles. Locally, it runs through Barstow, Helendale, Victorville, and the Cajon Pass. Between Oatman, Arizona, and Los Angeles are some of the most isolated stretches and busiest urban stretches of Bicycle Route 66. The route ends at the Santa Monica pier on the Pacific Ocean. Continue reading

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Ride 2 Freedom passes through Victor Valley

The 3,000-mile Ride 2 Freedom from Los Angeles to Washington, D.C. passed through the Victor Valley on Sunday morning. Continue reading

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Apple Valley plans huge new distribution center

The Town of Apple Valley is in negotiations with a major company (probably Big Lots) to build a 1.3 million square foot distribution center in north Apple Valley. The new distribution center would be south of the Victor Valley College Public Safety Campus and north of Altadena Street, with an entrance off of Navajo Road. Continue reading

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Apple Valley’s cycling-related projects under construction

From the Apple Valley Engineering department. Continue reading

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Apple Valley’s cycling-related projects in design

From the Apple Valley Engineering department. Continue reading

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2015 VVBT website now live

The website for the 2015 Victor Valley Bicycle Tour is up and running. Continue reading

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Victorville’s Riverwalk Project under way

VICTORVILLE — Explaining a major push to boost the city’s bicycle and pedestrian-friendly infrastructure, City Engineer Brian Gengler acknowledged last week it was one area where Victorville trailed neighboring municipalities. Continue reading

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2015 Victor Valley Bicycle Tour

Last night I attended a board meeting for the 2015 Victor Valley Bicycle Tour (VVBT). Having been on the board of previous high desert bicycle events, I was extremely impressed by the organizers and their preparation even in these early stages, and excited by the progress they have made toward bringing this ride to life. Continue reading

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