• BCAR follow-up

    Carol at Victor Valley Cycles writes: “Thank you to everyone who participated today! Cheers to all the volunteers, riders, and supporters of this annual ride! We had 236 riders and raised $7,000.00!”

  • Navajo Road update

    Navajo Road is no longer dirt and gravel in the construction section south of Johnson Road, but the asphalt is neither smooth nor free of sand. It’s not particularly dangerous or different to ride, but let’s hope that they make it better by the completion of construction.

  • Navajo Road construction

    The north end of Navajo Road, just south of Johnson Road, is torn up for construction.

  • 2011 Tour de Apple Valley web page is up

    The Town of Apple Valley has put up a page with all the details on the 2011 Tour de Apple Valley, which will be held Saturday, October 22nd this year.

  • August time trial results

    Here are the results of this month’s time trial, courtesy Dave Nocera.

  • July time trial results

    Here are the results of this month’s time trial. There was a slight breeze, but the temperature and humidity seemed just about perfect. The length of the course is approximately 7.24 miles.

  • Charity ride for breast cancer awareness

    Trek Women is holding a local Breast Cancer Awareness Ride (BCAR) on Saturday, October 8, at 10:00 a.m.

  • Safer, more plentiful bicycle paths is an Inland goal

    Supporters of cycling said the biggest factor cities can play in promoting biking is offering a safe route.

  • Coyote sighting

    We’ve seen rattlesnakes, and wondered about mountain lions, but never considered that coyotes may be a threat, too.

  • Crit practice — group photo

    Here’s the Wednesday crit practice crew just before take-off.

  • Hit-and-run driver arrested

    The man authorities believe injured two bicyclists over the weekend then fled the scene was arrested late Wednesday night, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Apple Valley station officials said.

  • Kiowa closure

    Kiowa Road south of Bear Valley Road is scheduled for closure due to roadwork on June 20th and 21st.

  • Date set for 2011 Tour de Apple Valley

    Pat Hanson has set October 22nd as the date for the 2011 Tour de Apple Valley. Although details are not yet available, this annual event typically includes metric century and metric half-century rides through Apple Valley.

  • Reward pool

    I have set up a special account with Desert Community Bank (DCB) to hold donations for a reward leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver involved in the hit-and-run on Apple Valley Road last Saturday.

  • Mountain lion sightings in Hesperia

    A mountain lion has been spotted going in and out of backyards near the Hesperia Golf Course for the last several days, according to residents.

  • Hit-and-run on Apple Valley Road

    This morning on Apple Valley Road around Symeron, a passing truck hit Tim “TJ” Moreno in the back of the head with its mirror. Moreno went down, taking Steve Stearns with him. Stearns “only” has major road rash; Moreno had to be taken to the hospital in Loma Linda.

  • VVBC Ride Around the Bear results

    Twelve riders from VVBC completed the grueling 100-mile Ride Around the Bear. To give you an idea how difficult this ride is, 393 riders entered, but only 307 finished.

  • Route 66 road work

    Route 66 (AKA National Trails Highway) has been repaved and/or slurry sealed between North Bryman Road in Oro Grande and Vista Road in Helendale. They haven’t gotten around to painting the lines, yet, but this 4.5 miles of the roadway is much nicer now.

  • Snakes on a road

    Now that the weather is supposedly getting better (for those who don’t consider wind to be part of “the weather”), you’ve probably read stories about how we’re going to have another bumper crop of snakes.

  • Crit practice photos

    Here are some of the photos from Wednesday evening’s crit practice on May 25th.