• Law requires motorists to give bicyclists three feet for safety as new school year rolls in

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — With children heading back to school, motorists should expect to see more children riding to and from school on their bicycles. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) would like to remind the public that on September 16, 2014, a new law affecting motorists and bicyclists takes effect.

  • Chuck Hansen High Desert Bicycle Tour stalls

    The Chuck Hansen Tour de Apple Valley has been a staple of the High Desert biking world for the past six years, giving local cyclists a chance to enjoy their sport while also raising money for charity.

  • Young bicyclist dies after being hit by car

    HESPERIA — A 10-year-old boy died Thursday night after he was struck by a vehicle while riding a bicycle at the intersection of Main Street and Third Avenue, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department.

  • Apple Valley introduces paramedic bicycle program

    APPLE VALLEY — The Apple Valley Fire Protection District has implemented the High Desert’s first and only bicycle paramedic program in an effort to improve response times and safety during crowded, outdoor events.

  • Town of Apple Valley bike path plans

    Adopted budget 2014.

  • Hesperians vexed over bike route’s stop-sign changes

    HESPERIA — Progress on the area’s longest bicycle trail system is advancing with some unforeseen consequences. Motor vehicle collisions have increased markedly at one intersection following traffic-control changes that are part of the city’s bike-lane plan.

  • Cyclists’ cross-country journey to support veterans stops in Victorville

    VICTORVILLE — After Tracy Draper and her team of cyclists finished a 109-mile bicycle ride with 6,000 feet of climbing, a room normally used for belly dancing at Hook Community Center was an amazing place for a good night’s sleep.

  • Amgen Tour of California VIP experience

    Stage 7 — Santa Clarita to Pasadena

  • A frantic climb

    WRIGHTWOOD — Tabletop Mountain Road was lined with Grim Reapers, neon wigs and a blue Smurf on Friday as cycling fans and fanatics cheered for the competitors of the Amgen Tour of California.

  • Town of Apple Valley bike path plans


  • Town of Apple Valley bike path plans


  • Fund-raising bike ride in Joshua Tree

    We just received word of a fund-raising bike ride coming up on May 3rd in the Joshua Tree area, put on by the Rotary Club there. Here are the details:

  • Man sentenced for fatal hit-and-run

    VICTORVILLE — A Victorville man was sentenced Friday to 11 years in prison for the hit-and-run crash that killed an Apple Valley bicyclist two years ago.

  • Michael Bruce Slusser, again

    It seems that Michael Bruce Slusser is back in the news again.

  • Victor Valley composite mountain bike team motivated to ride

    The tires sloshed through the wet sandy soil as a series of lycra-clad teens climbed their way up a steep trail between the Joshua trees and juniper bushes. At the top they were greeted with a view spanning the entire Summit Valley and San Bernardino National Forest. The way down was faster with a couple yells of joy. This ride, south of Hesperia, is a typical practice for the Victor Valley composite mountain biking team.

  • Bicycling’s 2014 Win-A-Bike contest

    Bicycling magazine has a win-a-bike competition going. To enter, you have to parody the writing of Bill Strickland, one of its regular writers.

  • VV bike shop rolls into its 40th year

    VICTORVILLE — After four decades of economic highs and lows, one High Desert business is not only standing, but thriving.

  • Victorville Cycles has moved


  • Apple Valley to break ground for Yucca Loma Bridge

    January 10th, 2014, will see the start of the much-anticipated Yucca Loma Bridge, a project more than 40 years in the making. In December, the Town Council awarded a $37.3 million contract to Security Paving, Inc. for the construction of the Yucca Loma Bridge over the Mojave River and Yates Road improvements project. A ground-breaking ceremony is scheduled for Friday, January 10.

  • Marathoner gets fiancée’s stolen bike back

    HESPERIA — With the attitude of an angry mama bear, Vanessa Kline was determined to get her bicycle back after it was stolen.