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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
Summer Bike Challenge – June through August
The 2023 Summer Bike Challenge will get you outside and on the move. Throughout summer, you’ll bike to points of interest featured on your city’s gameboard and visit in-person prize events. Weekly Bonus Prize drawings and an iPad Grand Prize add to the fun. The Summer Bike Challenge is free, fun, and healthy – the perfect summertime activity for people of all ages. Registration opens May 1.
2023 Bay Area Biking and Cycling Events
Summer Bike Challenge 2023
East Bay Bike Party – Every Second Friday
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:
- Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
- Concord Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee
- Lafayette Transportation and Circulation Commission
- Orinda Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
- Pinole Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Commission
- Pittsburg Community Advisory Commission
- Pleasant Hill Traffic Safety Commission
- Richmond Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee
- San Ramon Transportation Advisory Committee
- Walnut Creek Transportation Commission
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: