The Santa Ynez Valley has become a star of its own making

California’s Central Coast has gained a reputation for many things. Chief among them are the scenic drive up Pacific Coast Highway and a growing wine-making industry centered between Santa Ynez Valley and Paso Robles. That same spate of…

Two Wheel Poineer Preston Petty

By: Zap At 72 years old, with nothing more than a bright moon high in the sky to light his way, it would seem that the last thing Preston Petty should be doing is fast accelerating across a deserted construction yard aboard his…

Product Spotlite: Club Ride Clothing

Jack tech flannel jersey No, the Club Ride Jack Tech flannel jersey looks nothing like your typical cycling jersey. By combining Club Ride’s Western-inspired style with ride-friendly technical attributes, the Jack Tech jersey is…

Easy Motion Neo Jumper: Charged Up For Off-Road Use

The electric-powered mountain bike is not a totally new phenomenon. Mountain Bike Action reviewed the Denali electric bike back in 1999. Many riders pointed out, correctly, that with footpegs instead of pedals, the Denali was really a…

Day by day, mile by mile, a two-wheeled vet learns anew

One thing that separates Easy Motion bikes (10 models in all) from many other e-bikes is that, in addition to the pedals, they also have a twist throttle to assist in forward motion. Along with its 36-volt Samsung lithium-ion battery placed…

To Protect & Serve – Three New Cycling Wallets

SYNCROS SPEED RIDEWALLET From wheels to saddles and tires to phone cases, Syncros, Scott Bikes’ house brand of components and cycling accessories, offers nearly everything for today’s cyclist. The bifold Speed Ridewallet provides a place…

Zero FX: Urban assault at its stealthiest

It’s the dawning of a new era in motorcycles. Electric off-road bikes have finally graduated from the novelty category, and the Zero FX is proof that they are ready to go mainstream. For years electric motorcycles were mocked and jeered…