Tag Archives: bike trail

Bikeway connector in midtown Sacramento needs protection

As a bicycle rider in Sacramento, I like to get off the hazardous streets and enjoy the scenic beauty of the American River bike trail, officially known as the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail. My street smarts, developed as a youth in New York … Continue reading

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Ducks, geese and teenage girls along seedy stretch of river

I don’t know what to make of the two teenage girls in skimpy attire I saw last Friday afternoon. They were  wading in the lower American River. A minute later, a girl with a small dog came out of the woods … Continue reading

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Bike crash gets a guy thinking

  I think back and wonder: Did I misjudge the speed of the pickup? Did the driver accelerate coming down the overpass? Why didn’t he see me until the last second? These are questions that I use to distract me … Continue reading

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Bike ride leaves haunting image

I’m still haunted by the image of a woman walking alone along a scenic section of the bike trail that hides a sea of human misery amid the greenery near the American River. The woman was dragging a suitcase with … Continue reading

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