One really great way to see Nevada City is by bike. We have many bike friendly trails and two amazing bike shops. Tour of Nevada City allows you to rent a bike.
Their store offers biking clothes, wheels, helmets, shoes, and other necessary gear.
They rent out a variety of mountain bikes, hard shell bikes, the average bicycle, snow bikes, road bikes, and more. For more information on renting or buying a bike click here
Known best for their custom made wheels Real Wheels is another great option. With a huge variety from clothing to components to bike fitting to tires you have plenty to chose from. To see more of what Real Wheels has to offer click here.
Both bike stores have a repair shop where you can take your bike to be fixed.
Now to set out on your trail. For a nice short ride, cycle around downtown Nevada City. For a longer rides try the Empire Mine Trail. To see more trails and how to reach them Click here
If you are want a longer ride -anywhere from 10-40 miles- some possible trails to explore are the Allison Ranch Loop, the LeMond Loop, the Indian Springs, the McCourtney Loop, the Bridgeport loop, the Bitney Springs Loop or the Old Donner Pass Road. For more information on these routes, their lengths, and how to get there click here.
For other rides in and around Nevada City click here
Photo by Tour of Nevada City Bicycle Shop