Riding a bicycle allows you to feel more connected to the city you're riding in. You simply see the world differently from behind the handlebars. To inpsire your bike wanderlust, we rounded up our top places on where to explore by bicycle this summer and we're starting with our own backyard.
Amongs the Bay Area's scenic landscape and unparalled charm is an abundance of amazing bikes paths and trails wherever your happen to be. Whether you're an avid cyclist or a weekend warrior, there's a ride for everyone regardless of age or experience level.
Forget the spandex, these are our top five bike rides in the Bay Area, and you can enjoy them in just a couple of hours as you wind through some of the most gorgeous and varied terrains in North America.