Cycling Events - Contra Costa & Surrounding Area | 511 Contra Costa

Cycling Events & Local Resources

Looking to ride your bike but want some new ideas? We’ve got ‘em! Check out our list of cycling events which includes bike classes, social rides, group road rides, gran fondos, charity events and more!  Connect with local bicycle clubs and advocacy groups.

Want to up your game as a cyclist? Take a free class from Bike East Bay! Class topics include: urban cycling, theft prevention, adult learn-to-ride, family cycling, bike camping, and others. All classes are currently being taught online, except for Urban Cycling 101 – Day 2 and Adult Learn-to-Ride classes which feature in-person training.

Know about an event but don’t see it listed? Send the event information – making sure to include the event name, date(s) and a link or URL – to hello@511cc.org.

Bike to Wherever Days
May 1 – May 30

May is Bike Month and May 21 is Bike to Wherever Day

The pandemic increased bicycling, so keep that trend rolling and use bicycles to run errands, get exercise, go to libraries and parks, visit friends and family, and more. Biking improves health, reduces climate change, saves lives, and is just plain fun. Celebrate Bike Month and Bike to Wherever Day by pedaling wherever you need to go! 

2021 Bay Area Biking and Cycling Events

Devil’s Slide Ride

Date: May 22, 2021 6:30-7:30am
Location: Pacifica, CA
Ride the most scenic routes in Northern California, while supporting more than 1,000 individuals with developmental disabilities. Choose your route (40, 64, or 100 miles) and enjoy breathtaking coastal vistas, rolling hills, winding backroads, and top-notch ride support. If you'd rather run than ride, check out the Devil's Slide Run website.) Read more

Get Involved Locally

Local Advisory Committees

Do you have a biking concern in your community? Several Contra Costa jurisdictions hold regular traffic safety meetings with citizen members, staff from the Transportation Department, and police personnel. Members of the public are welcome to attend public meetings, provide public comment, review agendas and meeting minutes, and apply for open positions.

Commissions and Advisory Committees:

Local Bicycling Clubs and Advocacy Groups

Looking for others who share your passion for biking? Check out these local groups to find opportunities for involvement in your community: