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About mommawheelie

Yoga teacher and outdoor adventure enthusiast sharing her cycling adventures in the Bay Area and beyond

Road and Trail in Berkeley CA

Living in Berkeley means I can be on my bike year round, whether for recreation, commuting or running errands. And for recreation, we have world class rides that take us up into the hills for both physical challenge and spectacular … Continue reading

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Getting the Dog out to the Woods!

Thanks to this great video from Eco Bicycle, this 1949 idea is one to reconsider today for those of you with dogs but no car to get them to new and exciting nature venues for walks, runs and big adventures! … Continue reading

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CARGO, car going, car gone!

“To market, to market…” ah, but the traffic, the parking, the kids need to get out. More and more people are finding that travel on two wheels is far superior to negotiating traffic jams, dodging parking tickets, and draining the bank … Continue reading

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Berkeley Sunday Streets festival

A friend who grew up in Berkeley who now lives in NYC e-mailed me this: “O.I.B.” and he’s right, “only in Berkeley” would you see some of these sights. On a super-hot October afternoon, the first annual Sunday Streets festival … Continue reading

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Ride Naked

Picture Burning Man meets Critical Mass and that just might boil it down to the essence where activists, eco-forward thinkers, nudists, bike lovers, and exhibitionists come together for the annual World Naked Bike Ride, 500 + wheeler strong, this year … Continue reading

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Mt Tam East Peak Climb

Mt. Tamalpais’ 2,571-foot peak stands out across the bay and throughout much of Marin County. On a clear day, spectacular views of Marin’s lush green hills and European-style villages of wealth, San Francisco, and the East Bay are all within … Continue reading

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Bridge to Breakers

Waking to a sublime Saturday morning and ready for an all-day outing, my husband and I jumped on the Berkeley BART with our bikes and headed out for a “Bridge to Breakers” ride.  Arriving at the SF Embarcadero BART Station, … Continue reading

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