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Hike 27/52: Biking along the beach

Date: July 15th Neighborhood: Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Venice Beach Difficulty: 2 out of 5 (on a bike) Weather: Cool, breezy Distance: 13.5 miles (out and back) Saturday morning was a perfect morning to go on a bike ride along the beach. We started biking at 8 AM with friends to find the beaches were mostly empty. I barely recognized these… Continue reading Hike 27/52: Biking along the beach

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Hike 26/52: A Cove in your Backyard

Date: July 2nd Neighborhood: Lake Nacimento Difficulty: 5 out of 5 (on a bike) Weather: Hot Distance: 2 miles (out and back) This was a tough bike ride. We found a path behind the lake house and decided to go as far as we can and discovered another way to get to the lake. What made the ride tough was… Continue reading Hike 26/52: A Cove in your Backyard

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Hike 24/52: To North Hollywood via the Tujunga Wash

Date: June 24th Neighborhood: Panorama City, Van Nuys, Valley Glen,  North Hollywood Difficulty: 2 out of 5 Weather: Sunny, breezy Distance: 11.3 miles (I am only counting bike miles here) Saturday morning was the day I decided to bike my morning barre class (8.2 miles). For a while, I've been meaning to bike for my weekend errands. Hopefully this challenge will… Continue reading Hike 24/52: To North Hollywood via the Tujunga Wash

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Hike 22/52 Biking Portland

Date: May 30th Neighborhood: All over Portland Difficulty: 2 out of 5 Weather: Misty Distance: About 12 miles For a few dollars, you can rent a bike for a day to explore Portland. You can bike a few miles to get to the next neighborhood, drop it off at the nearest bike share pod, borrow again when you choose,… Continue reading Hike 22/52 Biking Portland

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Hike 9/52 626 Golden Streets

Date: March 5th Neighborhood: More like neighborhoods! South Pasadena/Arcadia/San Marino/Monrovia/Duarte/Azusa and a few I forgot to list! Distance: 18 miles! Difficulty: 3 out of 5 Weather: Mostly Cloudy and rain towards Azusa I tried collecting all the neighborhood stickers. First of all, wow! I can't believe I did 626 Golden Streets and finished from South Pasadena to Azusa. This was… Continue reading Hike 9/52 626 Golden Streets