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

BART-Friendly Bike Adventures

The folks at BARTable have created a list of cycling adventures in the Bay Area which are easily accessible by BART.

2023 Bay Area Biking and Cycling Events

Grand Opening Ride: Highway 4 Bike/Pedestrian Bridge (Antioch)

Date: September 30, 2023 10am
Location: Antioch eBART Station Plaza (1600 Slatten Ranch Rd)
Antioch's new bike/walk bridge over Highway 4 will provide a safer route between Antioch and Brentwood, including a connection to the Mokelumne Trail. The 12.4 mile route for this ride mostly follows off-street bike/walk trails and is mostly flat. This ride is open to everyone, but participants under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and wear a bicycle helmet. View the route. Read more

Fall Ride 2023: Delta de Anza Trail (Pittsburg to Antioch)

Date: October 21, 2023 11am-2pm
Location: Pittsburg/Bay Point BART Station
Join Bike East Bay for a family-friendly ride along the de Anza trail in Pittsburg and Antioch. Explore this important regional connector for central and eastern Contra Costa County. The ride will start at Pittsburg/Bay Point BART, and finish at Antioch BART. View the route. Read more

Cycle of Hope: Live & Virtual

Date: October 22, 2023
Location: Los Altos Hills, CA
Cyclists of all levels can participate in Habitat for Humanity's Cycle of Hope. The in-person event on October 22 has a variety of route options: a metric century, 34-mile, 10-mile, and a kids' course. Enjoy scenic routes, SAG, a great swag bag, and a finish line festival that’s fun for the whole family. Virtual options available as well. Cycle of Hope supports Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley’s mission to build, renovate, and repair affordable housing for Bay Area families. 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: