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Santa Rosa sits squarely in the heart of Sonoma County and is a place ”where the beer flows like wine”(I’ve been waiting my whole life to use that Dumb and Dumber quote!). Just 55 short miles north of San…

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The cool factor in Venice defies gravity, continuing to rise as years go by and trends come and go. Once a mecca for artists and skaters, the city now boasts oodles of techies and legions of foodies, making for…

In the book, How to Cycle, published in 1892, Dr. K.K. Doty wrote that “Cyclers see considerable more of this beautiful world than any other class of citizens. A good bicycle, well applied, will cure most ills this flesh…

Biking in Sunset

If your idea of a fun bike ride doesn’t involve full-body spandex and an all-day trek up an insurmountable hill, then look no further than the 10-mile ride. Although the nine-mile loop in our own beloved Golden Gate Park…

Long Beach is a city of half a million residents located on the southern fringe of Los Angeles County. It’s a busy port with a laid-back vibe that is pure California coast. Long Beach welcomes visitors whose preferred mode…

In case you missed the memo, we at oM love bikes. We like taking bike rides and bike getaways, but we also like biking around town, for errands and everyday life. But how does one balance biking attire with…

bike responsibly

Napa, Santa Ynez, Paso Robles… wine towns abound in California. But factoring in travel, expensive accommodations, and various other factors, a simple “wine weekend” can translate to a hefty price tag. Fortunately, wine country is closer than you think—just…

biking mt. diablo

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