• ‘Riding Bikes with the Dutch’

    Filmmaker Michael Bauch showed his 37-minute film, “Riding Bikes with the Dutch,” to the students at Yucca Loma School in Apple Valley tonight.

  • Report: California top with cyber-crooks

    The Internet Crime Complain Center receives more cyber scam complaints from California than any other state in the nation, according to a recently released report, and some of the most popular scams are making the rounds locally.

  • Organized ‘C’ Ride on Saturday, May 12th

    Sarah Matthews’ husband has set up a “C” ride tomorrow, Saturday May 12th, for anyone who is interested. The start / stop point will be in the parking lot of the Home Depot at Apple Valley Road and Bear Valley Road. The ride starts at 7:00 a.m.

  • Local hit-and-run driver gets slap on the wrist

    Michael Bruce Slusser, the person accused of driving the truck that hit local cyclists Tim Moreno and Steve Stearns, has received a slap on the wrist.

  • Three arrested for bicycle thefts are linked to local cases

    Beatriz E. Valenzuela, Staff Writer

  • 2012 Amgen Tour of California

    The Amgen Tour of California starts Sunday, May 13, with a local stage on Friday, May 18.

  • 2012 Ride for Bike Lanes

    Help us encourage our elected officials to provide bike lanes on all streets in the high desert. We’re meeting at the Lowe’s at Bear Valley and Amargosa (14333 Bear Valley Road, Victorville), and riding East to the US Bank Office in Jess Ranch Marketplace (19201 Bear Valley Road Suite E, Apple Valley).

  • Crooks steal $33,000 in bikes, accessories

    VICTORVILLE — Jason Conley awoke Sunday morning to find some one had broken into his garage, but when he looked inside he learned thieves bypassed his family’s cars and motorcycle but made off with more than $30,000 in bicycles and a wheel set.

  • Hit-and-run update

    At a pre-preliminary court conference today, Michael Bruce Slusser withdrew his plea of not guilty and entered a plea of “no contest” in the hit-and-run of two local cyclists pursuant to a plea deal reached with prosecutors.

  • Date set for 2012 BCAR

    The Trek Women Breast Cancer Awareness hosted by Victorville Cycles is set for October 13th at 10:00 A.M. Registration is available in store, online, or on the day of ride. Last year 266 riders turned out, making it their largest group yet.

  • 2011 Tour de Apple Valley results

    The results are now available for the 2011 Tour de Apple Valley.

  • Date set for 2012 TdAV

    This year’s Tour de Apple Valley is scheduled for October 20th at 7:00 AM. Sign up now!

  • AV further mutilates Outer Hwy 18

    The Town of Apple Valley has further mutilated Outer Highway 18, this time at Kiowa. This mutilation seems to be in support of the Town’s support for the failed high-density housing project on the corner.

  • Reward pool monies refunded

    All PayPal donations for the reward pool have been returned to the donor. In the case of donations by check, the checks have been shredded.

  • Trike Asylum features local group

    Trike Asylum has run a nice piece on the Sun City Trikers, a group of local recumbent trike riders who live and ride in Apple Valley.

  • New Starbucks opens in Apple Valley

    Given how few good jumping-off points there are for rides in the area, it seems appropriate to mention that a new Starbucks has opened in Apple Valley, at the corner of Highway 18 and Dale Evans Parkway.

  • Photos from the 2011 Tour de Apple Valley

    2011 Tour de Apple Valley

  • The return of Tim and Steve

    This morning, Tim “TJ” Moreno and Steve Sterns returned to Apple Valley Road to finish the ride they started on June 11th of this year, a ride cut short by a hit-and-run driver.

  • Tour de Apple Valley registrations open for individual or tandem riders

    Ride into fall by participating in the Fourth Annual Chuck Hanson Tour de Apple Valley October 22. Check in at Apple Valley Civic Center Park at 6 a.m. for the 7 a.m. ride.

  • Thanks, animal control!

    From what I can tell, there some local rider who deserves our thanks, for it seems that someone pepper-sprayed one or more of those loose dogs on Johnson Road, getting them to rethink the wisdom of chasing cyclists. The last three times I’ve been by, they didn’t so much as bark.