Arts, entertainment and culture collide for Macy’s Museum Month in San Diego. This February the San Diego Museum Council and Macy’s have teamed up again for Museum Month, giving patrons a...
Mountain biking in San Diego is a celebration of the senses: the sharp tang of sea air, the warm gust of an afternoon breeze, the jitter and bump of a rocky single track, the nurturing patter of a mountain waterfall, the refreshing splash of mud after tearing through a puddle. San Diego is alive like that, a rich, vibrant land that begs to be explored.
Most of San Diego’s mountain bike trails are a combination of hills, rocks, dry, hard pack, single track. Riders searching for the most challenging San Diego riding experience will want to head inland to the East County, and the Cleveland National Forest area, but you’ll also find excellent trails in the North County Inland areas or even the badland of the Anza Borrego Desert.
Riders who prefer a more coastal riding experience, will revel in the countless public parks and local riding trails. For all its urban accouterments, San Diego has open space galore along the coast. A great ride is never far from your hotel.
The staff in local shops share that same, laid-back attitude more commonly associated with surf shops, and strong coffee is invariably brewing somewhere in back. To experience San Diego on a bike is to experience San Diego.
With the exception of BMX-specialty shops, many of the local bike shops cater to cyclists of the road and mountain biking stripe. A favorite among triathletes and road cyclists is Nytro, in Encinitas, which caters to the elite athlete and age-group racer, and also offers a wide selection of products for the weekend warrior. Nytro also has a reputation for good, fast mechanic service. UC Cyclery is another longtime favorite known for its service and focus on competitive road cycling.
As for shops catering more to the mountain biker, Performance Bikes has locations throughout San Diego.
If you're not fond of lugging your bike through airports, or strapping it to the roof of your car, give Cheap Rentals a try. Located on Mission Boulevard in San Diego, it has bikes for on- and off-road cycling. Another place for rentals is Bikes and Beyond on Coronado, or try Wheel Fun Rentals which features rental outlets at the Hotel del Coronado and San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina.
The trails winding through the eucalyptus forest on the University of California at San Diego are not technically demanding, but the serenity of the thick grove and its soothing aroma makes for a rejuvenating mountain bike ride. Many have compared it to a spa treatment on wheels.
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