sonoma-bakeries_featured-image_for-web Fresh Baked: The Best Bakeries in Sonoma

It’s no secret that Sonoma has the best there is to offer in wineries, farm-to-table restaurants, breweries, and cheesemakers. Add in cycling routes through quiet country roads, redwood forests, vineyards, and along rugged coastlines, and there’s no better recipe for a great bike tour. But there’s a secret we like to surprise our guests with: […]

peru-culinary-featured-photo Global Influences on Peruvian Food: 5 Dishes to Try

If you visit Peru for its cuisine, you won’t be the first. Generations of native and global civilizations have drawn on the intense biodiversity of this South American country to combine local influences with dishes reminiscent of home kitchens around the world. Learn more about the global influences on Peruvian cuisine. They Were There First: […]

Climb Featured Photo Top 5 Climbs in Northern California

Ever since I first climbed on a carbon whip, I’ve loved going uphill. Maybe it was decades riding on steel, or my experience bike camping on loaded touring bikes, but powering skinny tires up a steep grade makes me break out in polka dots. Over the years, I’ve become acquainted with some of the toughest, […]

john-lennon-wall-featured Street Art You Can Bank-sy On

Seasoned travelers know that the best way to experience a city is at street level, where you can encounter the local culture as it unfolds before you. Viewing the city from ground level is even better in cities where the local culture is expressed in street art, from beautiful murals to avant-garde graffiti. Discovering this art can be the […]

curate-featured-img Pintxos Please! The Top Tapas Restaurants in the U.S.

This traditional Spanish cuisine is a relatively recent phenomenon in the United States, and the country has truly embraced the bite-sized culinary lifestyle in the last decade. Whether you’re planning a U.S. bike trip or looking for a delicious pit stop at the end of a hard ride, you’ll find plenty of options for delicious tapas restaurants. From […]