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Bay Area Biking

60 of the Best Road and Trail Rides

Grab your helmet, fill up your water bottle, and prepare yourself for the best paved and dirt rides in the San Francisco Bay Area. From Purisima Redwoods to Point Reyes, the back roads of Half Moon Bay to the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, you’ll find the perfect ride among 60 routes selected by outdoors writer and avid biker Ann Marie Brown. Whether you’re a mountain biker or a road cyclist, there’s a Bay Area ride in this book for you.

Get Ready—

  • Details on terrain, mileage, riding time, elevation gain, and level of difficulty
  • Tips on equipment and clothing, rules of the road and trail, and bike maintenance

Get set—

  • Lists of best bike rides, including Best Rides for Families and Best Waterfront Rides
  • Contact information for parks and bike shops throughout the Bay Area


  • Precise driving directions to the start of each ride
  • Up-to-date route maps and riding directions that highlight diversions such as cafés, wineries, historic sites, vistas, and hiking trails

Published by Moon Outdoors/Avalon Travel Publishing.

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Bay Area Biking

by Ann Marie Brown
2nd Edition
ISBN 1-56691-932-0
240 pages

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