Evening Ride from Off the Chain. Photo by Jacob Funk.

Business / Economy

Bikes riding off the racks at local stores

Off the Chain and Big 5 Sporting Goods report supply can’t keep up with demand.

Participants of the Gravel Grinder prepare to go up a hill on Browns Valley Road in Paicines during the 2018 Discovery Classic. Photo by Becky Bonner.

San Benito Lifestyle

Discovery Classic bike ride returns for second year

New 100-mile Road Ride will wind through San Juan Bautista and Aromas.

Jon Kaplan's Ghost Bike on Highway 25. Photo provided by Almaden Cycle Touring Club.


Ghost Bike a haunting reminder of cyclist’s death

Memorial marks site where Jon Kaplan was hit by motorist on Highway 25 in Paicines.

Brian Lucas owner of Off the Chain Bike shop in Hollister and one of the Discovery Classic organizers.  (Photo by Leslie David)

San Benito Lifestyle

Discovery Classic rides into San Benito County

First-year event draws 75 cyclists from the region.

Discovery Classic is set for October 20. Photo courtesy Discovery Classic website.

Children and Youth

Discovery Classic Bicycle Ride set for Saturday Oct. 20

20- and 50-mile rides will pass through San Benito’s iconic landscapes.

Rolling through the historical streets of San Juan Bautista. Photo provided by COG.

Children and Youth

Locals get things rolling with a picturesque bicycle ride

A group of local cyclists took a Sunday ride on county roads and through the streets of San Juan Bautista.

The Live to Cycle group. Photo courtesy Live to Cycle Fitness.

Sports & Recreation

Live To Cycle Fitness celebrating seven years in Hollister

Spinning classes, personal training and bootcamps available, along with a new running club.

Photo courtesy Amgen website.


Bitterwater students hope for Amgen Tour return next year

The Amgen Cycling Tour went through the southern end of San Benito County May 15. Bitterwater-Tully, a K-8 grade school, provided this report.

Amgen tour racers will be traveling through the southern end of San Benito County. Photo courtesy Amgen website.

Sports & Recreation

Amgen Tour goes through Bitterwater Tuesday May 15

South county residents may be surprised when the Amgen Bicycle Race comes through late morning Tuesday May 15.