The weather is finally cooling down, making it the perfect time of year to spend a sunny afternoon on your bike taking in that unparalleled California scenery. Our team here at GROW loves getting out for a bike ride in our local Placer and Sacramento Counties. If you’re looking to hit the trail too, check out some of our favorite spots to shop for gear and go for a ride!
Gearing Up for Your Ride at Roseville Cyclery
Need to gear up before you can get out on the trail again? Whether you need new gear, a new bike, or your old one just needs a quick tune-up, GROW client Roseville Cyclery has you covered. Roseville Cyclery has been a Placer County favorite since 2013, with excellent options for novice and experienced riders alike.
If you’re a fan of Specialized or Santa Cruz Bikes, Roseville Cyclery is a great local vendor.
Our Favorite Places for Biking in Northern California
Hit the Road on the Johnny Cash Trail
Take the whole family out for some fresh air and music history on the Johnny Cash Trail in Folsom, CA. This two and a half-mile Class I bike and pedestrian trail connects Historic Folsom to Folsom Lake Crossing. The trail is a long-time member of the GROW family, and they’re currently fundraising to install a public art experience celebrating the history of Johnny Cash along the trail.
Practice Your Moves at the Auburn Bike Park
GROW loves supporting the Auburn Bike Park, which opened in the summer of 2020. This family-friendly bike park sits on nine acres overlooking the scenic American River Canyon and offers seven dirt trails and a pump track for riders of a variety of ages and skill levels.
Mountain Biking With the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship
The Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship does amazing work maintaining well-loved Northern California trails in the Sierra Buttes, Tahoe, Plumas, and Lassen National Forests. Get involved with this great non-profit by donating, volunteering, or attending a future racing event. Ready to hit the trail? Download the Lost Sierra Recreation Guide.
What’s your pick for the best biking in Northern California? If we missed your favorite trail, share with us on social and let us know where you’ll be riding this fall!