Disclaimer: Riding at night can be dangerous and should only be attempted with caution, proper training and good equipment. Recently, I decided to give night riding a try. Most of the reasons are fairly obvious; there’s almost no traffic, it’s much cooler and I found a really bright LED light on line for well under…Details
I have ridden hundreds of cycling events in the last 42 years and honestly, this quaint little event has won me over. Geographically, the intimate Fall River Valley sits at ~3300’ in the northeastern corner of Shasta County, which is up in northeastern Ca. just over an hour east of Redding. Burney is the largest…Details
I had a thought-provoking week over the holiday fourth. My now 21 year old daughter and I embarked on a two part trip up to northern California. The first part was just the two of us camping and hiking while the second part was a more leisurely time with a portion of the family at…Details
5 Tips for cycling in the Heat. Summer is here in the Northern Hemisphere and so is the heat! Depending on where you live, this can come with a dehydrating low humidity or muggy, oppressive high humidity! The higher the humidity (amount of water vapor in the air) the harder it is for your body…Details
A very good friend signed up for and rode a multi-day cycling event in another western state recently. Afterwards, he sent over this un-doctored photographic evidence of “counterfeit” RouteArrows! Names are being withheld to protect the innocent. The FBI, the FTC and Homeland Security have been notified and “they’re on it”. As tragic as this…Details
I just picked up an interesting new read “The Wright Brothers”, by David McCullough. They are best known for the world’s first “heavier-than-air powered aircraft”. But did you know that they began with “The Wright Cycle Company” in the spring of 1893, during the early wave of the “safety bicycle” boom? In fact, the American…Details
My name is Randall, welcome to the RouteArrows BLOG! Before we get into a weekly discussion on route marking with RouteArrows or any of the many “event organizer” topics I plan to cover, let me first ask this question: Why should a cycling, (or walking or running) event mark their routes in the first place?…Details
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