Alpine awe in Hope Valley

Just a little over an hour from North Tahoe lies Hope Valley, a spectacular alpine valley surrounded by the high peaks of the Sierra....

Season’s best outings for fall color

While Lake Tahoe is no New England when it comes to fall colors, the bright golds of our aspens and cottonwoods and the rusty...

Connecting Tahoe’s bike trails

The Tahoe Basin offers a plethora of bike trails from a gentle ride along the Truckee River, to a tour past South Lake Tahoe’s...

Road biking heaven at Barker Pass

Story & photos by Tim Hauserman  ·   The ride Blackwood Canyon to Barker Pass 14 miles roundtrip | Easy to strenuous Add a hike Ellis Lake | 3 miles Twin...

Road biking from Boca to Stampede

Photos & story by Tim Hauserman  ·   Keep your eyes open for osprey, eagles and American white pelicans at Stampede. Looking for a great 2-hour ride?...

Cycling Donner Lake to Cisco Grove

When many bike riders think of riding opportunities in the Tahoe region, his or her first thought might be of rolling over gentle terrain...

Serene cycling to Blue Lakes

Just 11 miles south of Meyers, at the intersection of State Routes 88 and 89 is Hope Valley. Here begins one of my favorite...

Cycling the Mount Rose Highway

How does a ride on 16 miles of beautiful smooth pavement with a wide bike lane sound? Nice, eh? For an added bonus, there...

Bike repair stations

Eight new bicycle repair stations will be installed in North Lake Tahoe featuring a stand, pump and tools. Four of the stations will be...

Ty Polastri

From age 8, Ty Polastri began a lifelong connection to the bicycle. He rode one to school as a child and, eventually, to work...