• Town of Apple Valley bike path plans

    Adopted budget 2015.

  • 2015 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.

  • 2015 Victor Valley Bicycle Tour update

    Got a call today from a rider 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.

  • Apple Valley bike lane plan

    From the State of the Town address (Council member Curt Emick).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Apple Valley’s cycling-related projects under construction

    From the Apple Valley Engineering department.

  • Apple Valley’s cycling-related projects in design

    From the Apple Valley Engineering department.

  • 2015 VVBT website now live

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Apple Valley receives $200,000 Safe Routes to Schools grant

    The Town of Apple Valley has been awarded funding for a grant that will improve transportation routes for students traveling to and from school. The grant will focus on “high risk” schools and their surrounding roads, enabling more students to safely walk or ride their bike to class. The grant does not provide funding for any construction to take place, however, it will allow an evaluation for 10 K-8 grade schools that will focus on the risks and options necessary to improve these routes.

  • Redlands Bicycle Classic Time Trial sets the tone for Amgen Tour of California

    Big Bear Lake, Calif. March 12, 2015 – This year, Big Bear Lake hosts the Amgen Tour of California Stage 6 Time Trial that takes place May 15, 2015. This marks the third time in five years Big Bear Lake is a host city for Amgen Tour of California, which is considered the largest and most prestigious road cycling race in the USA. Redlands Bicycle Classic, another premier-domestic race on the USA Cycling National Racing Calendar, has once again included Big Bear as one of its five stages for the third year in a row. Big Bear is set to host the Redlands Bicycle Classic Stage 2 Time Trial Thursday, April 9, 2015. These two elite professional road cycling events held in Big Bear, which are just one month apart, demonstrates Big Bear is well-received by the industry as a premier cycling destination.

  • Top 10 for two-wheelers

    SACRAMENTO — California’s jump into the nation’s top 10 bicycle-friendly states and creation of the nation’s largest active transportation program are two achievements highlighted in Caltrans’ annual Non-Motorized Transportation Facilities Report. But while officials lauded the advances, some locals still wonder if the Golden State is doing enough for cyclists.

  • Rancherias is open again

    Apple Valley seems to have finished the repaving of Rancherias north of Hwy 18, and as a bonus, there are now bike lanes on either side.

  • Amgen Tour of California 2015 local stages

    Route Information: May 15, 2015 — Stage 6 Time Trial

  • HDC: Now faster than Sam Whittingham

    Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor, HDCycling.org is now hosted on WPEngine, one of the fastest WordPress hosts on the planet. Wish there was a Strava segment for website speed!

  • Cyclists of all levels ride for LV schools

    LUCERNE VALLEY — Riders of all ability levels converged in Lucerne Valley on Saturday morning for one purpose: to help local students.

  • Governor Brown signs protected bike lane bill, car fee for bike paths

    Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills on Saturday that will make it easier for California cities to build better bike infrastructure.