New Updated Bicycling Guidebook Highlights the Best of Southern California
enCYCLEpedia Southern California: The Best Easy Scenic Bike Rides 3rd Edition
This unique guidebook takes the reader on a jubilant journey of discovery to the most scenic places in Southern California accessible via easy bike rides, from the beaches to the mountains to the deserts. Fox provides plenty of insider tips in this densely packed volume with over 200 ride options from San Luis Obispo to San Diego Counties, Los Angeles to Palm Springs, and everywhere in between. Anyone comfortable riding a bike can handle these easy bike rides, mostly on paved (75%) and dirt (25%) trails away from vehicle traffic. The excursions are typically in the 10 to 20 mile range with minimal hills, making them perfect for casual cyclists, social groups, most families, tourists, or even serious cyclists, with options presented to shorten or lengthen the distances as appropriate. The new edition adds notes and tips for e-bikers, more map detail, and several new fabulous rides.
enCYCLEpedia highlights sights and sounds of the trail, drawing attention to SoCal's attractions, historic places, shopping districts, bird and whale watching spots, surfing beaches, dining options, and other features that the rider might encounter en route. The book calls out the best campgrounds/
Full color maps and photos accompany the impeccably researched text along with whimsical additions such as songs and foods paired with each ride. There isn't another cycling guide on the market that is written so entertainingly with so much information. On rainy days it can be your "armchair" cycling guide.
Book owners can access password-protected features on its companion website such as bonus articles, post-publication updates, expanded versions of some ride descriptions, and key take-along maps to print or view on a mobile device.
The previous editions were best-sellers on Amazon where the 3rd Edition is once again available: https://www.amazon.com/
enCYCLEpedia Southern California: The Best Easy Scenic Bike Rides 3rd Edition (May 2021) by Richard Fox $24.95 / Paperback / 376 pages / Full color, Printed in the USA; ISBN: 978-1638485384