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A freewheeling guide to two-wheeling in San Diego, a city made for cycling

San Diego has made strides as a bike-friendly place. Hundreds of miles of bike lanes have been added as streets are repaved; some roads that were three lanes wide are now two lanes plus a bike lane. Much of this access is in scenic areas of the city.

When the cheap seats just won't do, here's how to get an upgrade to the lap of luxury

Using an upgrade to sit (or sleep) in the not-so-cheap seats depends a bit on who you are, how much you want to spend and who might be flying with you. Here’s some of what you need to know to score that trip to quasi-luxury.

The moment on the beach is fleeting. Or is it forever?

There's a kind of release as soon as our vacation begins. All our worries from regular life are temporarily boxed away, and there's spare room now that allows us to look around with fresh eyes. Everything has to be lined up just so — but it’s here now and beautiful. But is it forever?

Two scenic San Diego hikes, mountaintop and seaside

The region has dozen of places to hike, ranging from simple strolls on paved, handicap-accessible trails, to some that are downright challenging. Here are two favorites.

Taking your bike on a road trip? Here's what you need to know about racks

Sure, you can throw a blanket on the trunk of your car and strap down your bicycles with bungees, but it's better to use a rack. There are any number of options for cars, vans and trucks, with the hitch and roof racks the two leading methods.

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