Sunday: Tour de Peninsula biking event

Tour de Peninsula, a big family bike ride event that benefits the San Mateo County Parks Foundation and Bicycle Sunday (car-free biking on Canada Road), will be held Sunday, Aug. 3.

Home base is the Eucalyptus Picnic Area near the Coyote Point Park Marina along San Francisco Bay in San Mateo.

Four course options -- for riders from kids to advanced -- include visits to county parks with breaks at rest stops and scenic sites.

After the rides, participants can gather at Coyote Point Park for family fun activities.

The route options include 20 miles for beginners, 31 miles for intermediate riders, and 63 miles for advanced riders. There is also a 2- to 6-mile option for kids.

Go to for more information, including road closures.


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