• Tour de Irwin

    The Tour de Irwin is coming up (Saturday, May 18th). This is an actual race (as opposed to a ride).

  • Hesperia BMX revival

    Hesperia mayor hopes people will ‘come to ride and decide to stay’ with return of BMX Park

  • Hesperia BMX revival

    HESPERIA — After 10 years without one, Hesperia finally has a bicycle motocross park again.

  • Bike patrols coming to lake communities, Adelanto

    ADELANTO — The Silver Lakes and Spring Valley Lake associations donated about $7,500 to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Victor Valley Station to buy a trailer to field a bike unit in the local lake communities and Adelanto.

  • Apple Valley Town Council meeting

    I made a presentation to the Apple Valley Town Council last night (Tuesday, March 26th) about adding rumble strips to bike lanes.

  • Time trial results

    Here are the results from Tuesday night’s time trial on Deep Creek Road.

  • V3 Time Trial series

    The Victor Valley Velo bicycle club will be hosting a year-long time trial series in order to promote a low-key, healthy competition for high desert cyclists.

  • Bike lane safety

    I was fortunate to have dinner with Tim Brummer over the weekend. Brummer is the brain behind Lightning Cycle Dynamics in Lompoc. He’s been designing, building, and racing record-setting bikes for decades, giving him more cycling experience than anyone else I can think of off the top of my head.

  • My (cycling) New Year’s resolution

    After pondering how many flats I typically get while cycling around the High Desert, I realized what my New Year’s Cycling Resolution should be.

  • Animal control in Apple Valley and beyond

    The number of loose dogs on Quarry Road has been way down for several months, but apparently this is still dependent on the luck of the draw, rather than on any conscientiousness on the part of the resident of the house just west of Dale Evans Parkway. In fact, even when the owners are in the yard, they exercise little control over dogs that chase cyclists, and the dogs themselves don’t act as if they have training of any sort.

  • Repaving complete on Dale Evans Parkway, Joshua Road

    Repaving is complete on Dale Evans Parkway between Johnson Road and the I-15, as well as on Joshua Road between CA 18 and Standing Rock Road.

  • Bicyclist killed in Apple Valley

    A bicyclist was struck and killed Friday morning as he rode along a busy road in Apple Valley, according to San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials.

  • Man airlifted for mountain bike injuries in Hesperia

    HESPERIA — An unidentified male was airlifted to Loma Linda University Medical Center after he fell from his mountain bike Friday afternoon, San Bernardino County sheriff’s spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said.

  • Photos from the 2012 Tour de Apple Valley

    Here are some photos from the registration area and starting line of the 2012 Tour de Apple Valley.

  • Photos from the Breast Cancer Awareness Ride

    Here are some photos from the 2012 Breast Cancer Awareness Ride (BCAR), which took place on Saturday, October 13th, at Victorville Cycles.

  • Strong turnout for Ride in the Rocks

    LUCERNE VALLEY — The Ride in the Rocks fundraiser Saturday raised more than $12,000 for local students, organizers said.

  • Strava privacy settings

    I may be the last Stava member to discover this, but Strava now has a great privacy feature that allows you to share your GPS ride data while protecting sensitive information.

  • Victor Valley Bicycle Club on Strava

    With all the different “social media” options, it’s difficult to decide which to use, let alone which are worthy of your participation. Thanks to the members of the Victor Valley Bicycle Club, two of your choices are easy.

  • October rides

    October is a busy month for cycling in the high desert.

  • VVV’s endless summer slideshow (video)

    Great photomontage of the Victor Valley Bicycle Club (AKA Victor Valley Velo).