i'm considering relocating to northern california/sacramento area and am wondering what the commuting scene is like. bike lanes? racks? shops? motorists? number of other cyclists?
i currently commute year-round in boston, with its poor roads, aggressive motorists, crap weather, and only a handful of lanes in the city proper. but with all those negatives, there are a lot of cycling commuters, and growing bike scene, and lots of cool shops.
any feedback would be helpful. i've checked out some websites, but would like to hear from cyclists "in the trenches."