5 Best Cycling Trails in California | KBO Bike

5 Best Cycling Trails in California | KBO Bike

This Labor Day might be a little different than usual. Due to the pandemic we need to socially distance, but don’t worry, you can enjoy the great outdoors with your friends and socially distance at the same time by taking electric bicycles.

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So where would you like to go? California’s bike trails are just waiting for you! Here are 5 highly recommended trails, mask up, get your body protection and off we go! By the way, the Stealth Road electric bike KBO Hurricane is released, which is similar to road bikes and would performance better in roads.

Hammond Trail

Murray Road, McKinleyville, CA

Hammond Trail is located in McKinleyville, it is one of the best places to go if you live locally. It is a historic trail perfectly suited to biking and walking. As you cycle along you will see the beautiful scenery of the beach, coast and the ocean. Inland there are wonderful pastoral views, you may even be lucky to see a barn owl! One of the highlights of this trail is Hammond Bridge. It was once a covered railroad bridge but now is used for pedestrians enjoying the trail.

The 5.5-mile trail also takes in Clam Beach County park where you can surf, go camping or simply picnic. This trail offers many unique experiences to enjoy.

Marvin Braude Bike Trail

Will Rodgers State Beach to Torrance Beach, Los Angeles, CA

The Marvin Braude Bike Path is located between Will Rogers State Beach and Torrance County Beach in Los Angeles, just 20 miles from the Pacific Ocean. This excellent flat paved cycle trail is 22 miles long, it’s great for biking to relax or to spend a half-day getting some exercise. You can find some like-minded friends here and share the great ocean views all along the trail. This place is fabulous if you love oceans and beaches. I forgot to say, one of the best things is that you can stop along the way and indulge in a beer and delicious food. Sounds great, right?

All in all, it is a fantastic adventure to hit the bike trail along the coast with gentle breezes.

Bayshore Bikeway

1201 1st St, Coronado Ferry Landing, Imperial Beach, CA

The Bayshore Bikeway is a circular route around San Diego Bay, it is typical of the fantastic bikeways of this region and a must-go spot in the south of California. The 24-mile-long bike trail circumnavigates the entire San Diego Bay, and it’s hard to imagine a nicer urban trail to travel along. You will get a different experience every time you ride on this great bike trail with scenic views. The bike path is long but you can choose different sections to bike, which puts you in the driver’s seat to explore more.

Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail

Monterey, CA

There is no doubt that the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail is one of the best places to experience Monterey and its picturesque coastal scenery.  Riding your bike along the 29-mile trail, you will find some of the best attractions in Monterey, such as the funny Monterey Bay Aquarium, beautiful Lovers Point Park and historic Cannery Row. You also will be attracted by the treescape along the trail---pines, cypresses and other beautiful trees. As you cycle, keep an eye out for harbor seals and sea otters in the bay. There is a free town trolley service available to access significant points along the trail during Labor Day. This is a good choice for those people who want to rest up a little.

West Cliff Drive

Santa Cruz, CA 95060

West Cliff Drive is an ideal route for the novice rider, being just around 3 miles long. Take it slow and have more time to appreciate the views and enjoy the scenery while riding along the coast. If you are lucky, you may see migrating whales,  playful dolphins and seals. At the end of the day, please don't hurry to leave because there's a beautiful sunset waiting for you.

Spectacular cliffs, huge waves and lovely sea life attract plenty of riders, especially nature lovers. West Cliff Drive is a better place to cycle if you want to enjoy this display of nature’s splendor.

By the way, if you are living in San Francisco, you could read the blogs "Cycling Routes in San Francisco in San Francisco" for more guides.