Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2011’

Willowside – Bodega Bay Loop

This ride is mostly rural and the roads, with a few exceptions, have light automobile traffic. After your climb to Occidental the route takes you through a refreshing redwood forest. As you continue westward you will probably find Bodega Bay fogged in during the summer months but any other time you should be rewarded with some beautiful views of the Pacific. …

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What is the weather like in the summer?

California has its’ “dry season” during the summer months. This usually begins in May, but it might start as early as March or late February, and runs into October which is when the temperatures start to cool again. We live in a region where one can find several “micro-climates” and temperatures tend to cool considerably in the evening. Check the …

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What is the weather like in the winter?

California has it’s “wet season” which can begin in October and last into May. In spite of it being the “wet season” there is plenty of good weather for cycling. Temperatures are often into the fifties during the day and with the summer car traffic gone great riding opportunities abound. If you are traveling then come prepared. Hopefully the weather …

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What if the bike is stolen or damaged?

We want your rental experience to be simple to understand. To that end, the way you would deal with a stolen or damaged rental bike would be the same as if you were riding at home on your own bike. That means if you break it you pay for it. You can save having a bite taken out of your …

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How far will you deliver or pick-up bikes?

Our rates for delivery/pick-up are roughly $30/hour of round trip driving time and we will quote you a total fee once we know your location. We have a small staff so our ability to spend a lot of time traveling is limited. Any location within an hour of our shop should be fairly easy to schedule but if we are …

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How can I tell if you have a bike that will fit me?

Among bicycle manufacturers there are several ways that a bicycle size may be stated. Our bikes range in small (54cm) to large (58cm) sizes which should give most people a general idea of whether or not we have a bike that might fit you. The bikes can be modified, or fine-tuned, to your size by raising or lowering the seat, …

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What if it rains?

If you are planning on riding during our California wet season you will be able to enjoy some incredible winter cycling, but be prepared and bring some foul weather gear to keep you dry. Rain can be a bummer but as most of us cyclists know, if one wants to cycle when rain is possible then one just might get …

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