For Evan Trubee, a lifelong passion in cycling evolved into a 20 year business venture in outdoor-guided tours called Big Wheel Tours in Palm Desert.
Two local cycling experts share their takes on the best bike routes the Coachella Valley has to offer.
American cyclist Tejay van Garderen garnered a runner-up finish during Stage 2 of the Amgen Tour of California, a 124-mile bike race featuring more than 100 cyclists that finished with a climb up Tram Road in Palm Springs
The Amgen, recognized as one of the nation’s premier cycling events, is set to tear through part of the Coachella Valley May 13 with with an exhaustive final climb up Tram Way awaiting riders.
Paul Harris and his partner, Tony Edwards, opened Leisure Wheels Quadracycles in December and have spent the high season introducing this innovative mode of transportation as the first Rhoades Car four-wheel bicycle dealership in California.
Bicycle enthusiasts gravitate toward the Coachella Valley for myriad reasons: ideal weather, easy terrain, great sightseeing, a green attitude, great exercise, a growing network of bike paths, and cycle-centric events such as Tour de Palm Springs in February.
The 750-mile race, which stretches from Escondido to Santa Rosa, will enter Palm Springs on May 13.
From hiking to biking, climbing and sight-seeing, Palm Springs has everything to enjoy the desert outdoors.
Push some pedals and race for a good cause. The Desert Recreation District’s Desert Recreation Foundation has partnered with Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine for the Coachella Valley Cycle-Fest.
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