Lisa Kodl

City wants Tour of California back

Local officials hope an event that took the city of Auburn by storm in May will be coming back for another round next year. The Bike Auburn local organizing committee is preparing ...

Exact financial impact of Amgen on city hard to calculate, officials say

While officials can’t say how much money the Amgen Tour of California has brought to Auburn, they agree it should have a long-term benefit on the city. Those involved in plannin ...

Bikefest to promote safety for youth

Auburn’s youth now have a chance to feel the spirit of the Amgen Tour of California bike race. From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday kids and their parents can join other cycling ent ...

Cyclists make splash in Cool bike race

More than 300 mountain bike riders of all abilities tackled plenty of mud and several creek crossings on the Olmstead Loop Trail Sunday. Competitors in the 19th annual Cool Mount ...

Cycling club spins into first anniversary

For the half-dozen enthusiasts who started a cycling group in Auburn last year, it’s been a great ride. As the Sierra Foothills Cycling Club celebrates its first anniversary on ...

Holiday cheer is floating through town

It’s time once again to bundle up with family and see “The Light in a Child’s Eyes.” The annual Festival of Lights Parade will be rolling through Auburn’s streets startin ...

Amgen excitement takes hold of Auburn

The streets will be filled with cyclists Sunday. The Amgen race is finally here, and the enthusiasm is building for local business owners. “(It’s) just pure excitement,” sai ...

Familiar Faces: Lisa Kodl – Owner of Auburn Bike Works

Q. How long have you owned Auburn Bike Works? A. I bought the shop in 1996, so I have owned it for 14 years. It’s been a while but it doesn’t seem that long. We moved it to it ...

The cyclists are coming

The Amgen Tour of California will race through Auburn Sunday, May 16. City officials and business owners are working overtime to make sure everyone is prepared. The Amgen Web sit ...

Fruit snack propels local company

Auburn’s strong link to endurance sports goes beyond running and cycling. The company that produces a popular energy-boosting snack for athletes is based here. Sharkies, Inc. r ...