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Moon Northern California Biking

More Than 160 of the Best Rides for Road and Mountain Biking

Third Edition, April 2012
Pages: 592

Price: $19.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612381640

Price: $9.99 USD
ISBN: 9781612383132

Avid biker and experienced travel writer Ann Marie Brown knows the best places to cycle in Northern California, from steep ocean-front rides to meandering, scenic trails through Sonoma and Napa. Moon Northern California Biking guides seasoned riders and beginning bikers to the best trails, paths, and roads throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Tahoe, Yosemite, and Northern California wine country. Complete with elevation charts, route maps, and options to extend or shorten each route, as well as information on bike shops, riding clubs, and bike organizations throughout the region, Moon Northern California Biking gives bicyclists the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

What’s inside Moon Northern California Biking

Enjoy the very best of Northern California Biking with these itineraries:
    • Best Butt-Kickers
    • Best Rides for Families
    • Best Rides to High Overlooks
    • Best Historic Rides
    • Best Oceanfront Rides
    • Best Paved Bike Paths
    • Best Single-Track Rides
    • Best Rides to Waterfalls
    • Best Rides for Wildlife-Viewing
    • Best Rides for Wine-Tasting
Discover the best biking spots in:
    • Redwood Empire
    • Shasta and Lassen
    • Mendocino and Wine Country
    • Sacramento and Gold Country
    • Tahoe and Northern Sierra
    • San Francisco Bay Area
    • Monterey and Big Sur
    • Yosemite and Mammoth Lakes

The author of 13 outdoor guidebooks, Ann Marie Brown is a dedicated California outdoorswoman. She hikes, bikes, and camps more than 150 days each year in an effort to avoid routine, complacency, and getting a real job.

Ann Marie’s work has appeared in Sunset, VIA, Backpacker, and California magazines. As a way of giving back a little of what she gets from her experiences in nature, she writes and edits for several environmental groups, including the Sierra Club and National Resources Defense Council.