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Auburn icon Gilbert is back

Well … not the real Gilbert (Ortega) – he’s still in heaven riding his bike, causing the smiles. The Gilbert sign is back! He’s in Downtown on High Street and perhaps causi ...

Craigslist ad leads to theft of high-end mountain bike in Auburn

AUBURN CA - A North Auburn man who had his high-end bike stolen is warning others to take precautions when using Craigslist. Rich Holiday’s Craigslist posting for selling his Ye ...

Get the right fit for the long haul

A proper bike fit is paramount to attain an efficient pedal stroke, balance comfort and power while also insuring responsive bike handling. Optimum performance is achieved by placi ...

Fall for a century

Fall is century bike riding season, with numerous organized rides taking place from the coast to the Sierra crest. Ideal temperatures and gentle fall sunshine enhance the experienc ...

O’Rourke mastering the criterium

Michael O’Rourke may still consider himself “a noob” at cycling, but the second-ranked Master’s Criterium racer in the state is anything but. After just six years in the ...

Familiar Faces: Chelsey Reeves – sales associate and mechanic at Victory Velo Bike Shop

Q: How long have you worked at Victory Velo? A: I have been at Victory Velo since the middle of August, and I actually live in Meadow Vista. In April (my family and I) moved up her ...

Nash goes big at Northstar

The stage was set perfectly and Mike Nash delivered on the rocks, dirt, jumps and bumps scattered across the mountain at Northstar Resort last weekend. The 18-year-old from Auburn ...

Bike race boasts brutal climbs

Cyclists won’t be competing against each other on Saturday when they hit the road for the Wildest Ride in the West. The opponents are the 140 miles and many brutal climbs along t ...

Downtown Criterium hits streets Sunday

Earlier this month, cyclists got a taste of the streets of Downtown Auburn. On Sunday, they’ll be able to gorge themselves. The Auburn Downtown Criterium, which was revived by r ...

Riding through the break of Dawn

COOL — Given what she endured at year ago at the Coolest Mountain Bike Race, a mud-covered Dawn Infurna-Bean wasn’t about to complain as she basked in the sun Sunday afternoon. ...

Grateful for one more ride

Even as he pedals up the grueling hills on the Olmstead Loop Saturday, you can expect to see at least a faint smile on Doug Martin’s face. The 38-year-old Auburn resident has ...

High school club finally cranking

It’s not hard to tell Marianne Levine is a kid at heart. So it only makes sense that local high school students would catch on to her favorite hobby. The Placer Foothill Mountai ...

Endurance sports season gets rolling this weekend

The foothills’ endurance sports season kicks into high gear this weekend with a couple of marquee events in Cool. Sunny weather is forecast for Saturday, when more than 500 runn ...

Prime time for cycling club

Timing is everything. The prestigious Amgen Tour of California will wind its way through Auburn this spring. The Auburn Chamber of Commerce has pronounced 2010 the “Year of the ...

Amgen tour asking for volunteers

Amgen Tour of California bike race officials are still keeping mum about the actual route between Nevada City and Auburn. But they have put out a call for volunteers. Auburn is i ...