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.


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.


2024 Bay Area Biking and Cycling Events

Primavera Century

Logo for Primavera Century bike ride - April 21, 2024 - Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club Date: April 21, 2024 6:30am or 10am
Location: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont
Ride the best of the East Bay’s scenic roads in the Primavera Century! Ride tree-shaded Palomares Canyon, past Livermore vineyards and wineries, and by the wind turbines on Altamont Pass. Return to the start for a hearty meal. Four beautiful routes to choose from: 100, 85, 63, and 25 miles. The 25-mile Fun Ride follows a mostly flat course through scenic Coyote Hills Park with colorful wildlife and scenery. 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: