Local Events

September 12, 2015.  Siskiyou Century.  Three scenic rural routes, plenty of good food, fully supported.   Yreka, CA

September 13, 2015.  Chico Velo Challenge Fondo enables access for ALL athletes including the visually impaired, hand-cyclists and wheelchair users. A Fondo is a cross between a Century ride and a bike race. 100, 65, 50 mile routes offer riders mass-start, timed events, traveling a tough hilly course on mostly lightly-traveled back-roads, with just a few city intersections. The Piccolo 30 is a more leisurely flat ride through the orchards and farms, and there will be 3 and 10 mile fun ride!

September 19 & 20, 2015.  Unknown Coast Weekend  Join Chico Velo for a fun-filled weekend touring the quiet coastal towns of Ferndale, Honeydew, and Petrolia for two extremely hilly, but scenic days – 65 miles on Saturday and 35 miles on Sunday.

September 19 and 26, 2015.  Crater Lake Car Free Day

Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Biketoberfest.  City-wide event celebrating all things bicycle.  Hosted by the McCloud Chamber of Commerce.

Saturday,  October 3, 2015.  8:00 AM to Noon. Sacramento River Trail Clean-Up Make a substantial contribution in the heart of Redding with a single morning of labor.  Join hundreds of enthusiastic locals working to maintain our beautiful trails and river ecosystem. Event organizers will have gloves, safety goggles, buckets, and garden tools available for use.  Meet Friends of the Redding Trails at the Senior Citizen’s Hall
 2290 Benton Drive, 

October 3-4, 2015 2015 WEMBO World Solo 24 Hour Mountain Bike Championships.  Join racers from around the globe to race for the title of World Solo 24 Hour Mountain Bike Champion

October 7, 2015.   Walk to School Day

October 9-12.  BIG BIKE WEEKEND, Redding and Shasta County.  Brought to you by Shasta Living Streets and Big Bike Weekend.

Saturday, October 10, 2015.   Shasta Jamboree Rides featuring Super Century.   Soar on beautiful unknown mountain roads in the foothills of Mt. Lassen east of Redding.  Professionals and long-distance enthusiasts will enjoy the 126 mile ride with over 12,000 feet of climbing.    Supported routes include rides for everyone at 103, 63, 41,  and 26 miles.   Brought to you by the Shasta Wheelman and Shasta Living Streets.

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March, 2016.   The Shasta Safe Routes to School Program is offering a Bike to School Day training for school staff and parents.

March 2016.  Opening Day for Trails   Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

April 2016.   Friends of the Redding Trails Tricycle Obstacle Race.   Bring the family to enjoy a child’s tour to ride and see eagles nesting along the trail.    First 5 Shasta Week of the Young Child.

April  2016.   The Whole Earth Hustle – and the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival  Shasta Wheelmen provide FREE bicycle parking for everyone at the Whole Earth Festival.

April, 2016.  Shasta Lemurian Classic.  This mountain bike race is renowned for its epic loop, huge climbs and long, technical descents.  Brought to you by Redding Mountain Biking.  Founded in 1987.

April  2016. Chico Wildflower Century has grown steadily over the years. About 3,000 riders take to the hills (Wildcat 125 or 100, and Wildflower 100 or 65), about 900 ride the Flatflowers (60, 30 or 12 mile) and over 200 young cyclists ride the Childflower 12 on the bike path to participate in the Butte Bike Coalition Bike Skills Rodeo.


May 2016.   Redding Color Vibe 5K.  A fun run – get ready to be tagged with color!   Sacramento River Trail, Redding.

May, 2016.  Fire Trek Metric ½ Century and Metric Century. Klamath River Volunteer Fire Company.  Starts/Stops at Siskiyou Golden Fairgrounds, Food & Rest stops, End of ride home-made dinner included.   KRFireCo@gmail.com

Sunday May 1, 2016.  STREETS ALIVE!  Family Bicycling (and Walking) Day!  Downtown Redding.   Free to everyone.  Brought to you by Shasta Living Streets.

Two Weeks in Mid- May.  Shasta County Bike Commute Challenge.  Hosted by Healthy Shasta.


Wednesday,  May 2016.  Bike to School Day.  Walk or ride with your kids to school!  Talk with other parents and your school leaders and get a group together to host a “riding school bus“.  Many local events and activities sponsored by Safe Routes to School, Healthy Shasta.

Saturday May 2016.   Shasta Dam-Bridge Ride!  On the Sacramento River Trail,  32 mile ($100 + contribution) and 10 mile ($20).     A fundraising event to benefit a scholarship fund for Enterprise High School Seniors.

Mid-May.   Lassen National Park Vehicle Free Weekend  Enjoy walking, running, or biking on the 30-mile park highway during a vehicle free weekend before it opens to through traffic for the summer season. Read the handout to learn more about the vehicle free weekend.

May, 2016.   NorCal AIDS Cycle.  Get on Your Bike for Good. 330 Miles,  4 Days,  1 Cause.  Since its founding in 2005, NCAC has raised more than $1.25 million dollars.  NorCal AIDS Cycle Facebook


Friday, May, 2016.  Pancake Breakfast Redding Rodeo.  Free pancakes and bicycle parking for people who ride their bikes to the breakfast!  Courtesy of the Shasta Wheelman.

Friday, May, 2016.  Bike to Happy Hour for Bike to Work Day.  4pm-8pm and beyond at Carnegie’s Restaurant in downtown Redding.  For anyone curious about bicycling and best ideas.  Come meet people who ride locally and swap ideas, tips and stories.   Sponsored by Carnegies and Shasta Living Streets.

Saturday, May, 2016.  Ride in the Redding Rodeo Parade.  We ride too!  Dress-up as a cowboy or in your favorite biking outfit and join others on their bicycles as we ride in the Redding Rodeo Parade.  Hosted by the Shasta Wheelman and Shasta Living Streets.

Saturday, May 16, 2016.  Whiskeytown Duathalon  Shasta Mine Loop Parking Lot. 8:30 am, 3.0M Run, 8M Bike, 3.0M Run.

May, 2016.  Anderson River Park Century.  Ride starts at Anderson River Park and includes gradual climbs in the surrounding hills and beautiful scenery along the Sacramento river. Sponsored by the Enterprise and Anderson Lions Clubs.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015.   Ride of Silence.  World-wide event to honor those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.  7pm.  Meet at the Sundail Bridge for a 10 mile slow ride.  Hosted by the Shasta Wheelman.

Friday, May , 2016.  Bike-in Movie Night  Ride into downtown with your friends and families and enjoy the classic movie Breaking Away.  In the Promenade, downtown Redding.

May, 2016.  The Art of Survival Century  A century ride in beautiful north eastern California and southern Oregon.  Rest stops combine excellent food and beverages with educational components, unique Ranger/Historian led talks.   Tulelake, CA.

Saturday, June, 2016 is National Trails Day

June, 2016    Castle Crags Century.  Multiple ride options – one is a spectacular 97 miles with 7800 feet climbing!

June, 2016  Humbug Hurry-Up.  Mountain bike races in Yreka – race routes for kids and for more experienced riders.  Overnight Camping available.

July, 2016.    Fall River Century.  In the beautiful northeastern California valley with views of Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen.   

August, 2016  Mt. Shasta Summit Century The prettiest, hardest century ride in the West.

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