San Francisco Peninsula Bike Trails

San Francisco Peninsula Bike Trails

by Conrad J. Boisvert
     
 

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The San Francisco Bay Area offers serious and recreational cyclists choices of rides with a wide variety of scenery and terrain, from the city of San Francisco south to Palo Alto, and west to the coast. Carefully planned rides include detailed route instructions, accurate maps, and predictable elevation profiles, as well as interesting historical background and points… See more details below

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The San Francisco Bay Area offers serious and recreational cyclists choices of rides with a wide variety of scenery and terrain, from the city of San Francisco south to Palo Alto, and west to the coast. Carefully planned rides include detailed route instructions, accurate maps, and predictable elevation profiles, as well as interesting historical background and points of interest for each area.

Explore the many fine museums and points of interest in Golden Gate Park.

Cross the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and Tiburon and return on the Red & White Fleet ferry.

Marvel at the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the San Francisco Bay from the top of the Santa Cruz Mountain range.

Experience the undeveloped trails of the many Open Space Preserves.

Observe many species of local and migratory birds along the bay marshes of Palo Alto and Mountain View.

Ride through the redwood forest on the former logging railroad bed of the Old Haul Road.

Share the pastoral roads around Woodside with other cyclists in the most popular cycling region of the area.

San Francisco Peninsula Bike Trails outlines 25 separate rides and 9 additional ride variations, ranging in length from 5 to 43 miles. Ten mountain bike rides are also included, taking place in parks and open space preserves on the Peninsula. Difficulty levels range from easy, flat rides over short distances, to long rides with climbs of 2,500 feet or more.

Put on your helmet, mount up, and enjoy the many experiences awaiting you on the San Francisco Peninsula!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780962169434
Publisher:
Penngrove Publications
Publication date:
01/01/1993
Series:
Bay Area Bike Trails Series
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
127
Product dimensions:
5.08(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.35(d)

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