April-May. Introduction to Mountain Biking Dates: March 22, 29 April 5,12,19,26, May 3rd. Time: 6 p.m. Cost: $20, which includes one-year membership.
April 9, 2016. Red Hawk Ride 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Check-in starts at 7:30. Simpson University.
April 16 2016. Opening Day for Trails Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
April 16 2016. Friends of the Redding Trails Kidical Mass! Kids, bikes, smiles and fun for everyone! Bring your family and favorite tricycles, balance bikes and scooters. Children will ride a fun obstacle course to help learn riding and safety skills. Parents will enjoy the colorful spectacle and learn about resources and tips for riding with families and children. At the Turtle Bay Exploration Park: Quarry Patio Garden. 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. First 5 Shasta Week of the Young Child.
April 23 2016. The Whole Earth Hustle – and the Whole Earth and Watershed Festival Enjoy a cold drink at the Fountain Bar and Beer Garden, proceeds support Shasta Living Streets and Friends of Redding Trails. Shasta Wheelmen provide FREE bicycle parking for everyone at the Whole Earth Festival.
April 29, 2016: Spring Spin Celebration with music, food trucks and bicycling resources. Brought to you by Owens Healthcare.
April 30, 2016. Shasta Lemurian Classic Mountain Bike Race. 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 23 & 24, 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 IS BIKE MONTH – THE AMAZING START TO A NEW HABIT
May 1-21. Shasta Bike Challenge. Hosted by Healthy Shasta.
MAY 4 BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY!
Wednesday, May 4 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.
May 7 2016. Redding Color Vibe 5K. A fun run – get ready to be tagged with color! Sacramento River Trail, Redding.
May 7 2016. 10:30 a.m. — 2:00 p.m. Shasta Trail Celebrations by Bureau of Land Management. The Shasta Historic Mining Park, McConnell Foundation, Redding Mountain Bike Club and Bureau of Land Management invite you to help celebrate the dedication of the Middle Creek Rock Creek trail system. Join us for trail rides at 10:30 am, food available at 11:30, trail dedication at 12:00. There will be live music by the Jim Dyar band. You are encouraged to arrive by bike.
May 12 2016. Caltrans Lunch Ride Caltrans District 2.
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
May 14, 2016. Redding by Bike. Art and Music at Old City Hall. Stop by, enjoy the patio reception, and see artist Trina Keyes creating a sculpture from bicycle parts and found objects. The sculpture will be completed for the concert reception at 4pm.
Saturday May 14, 2016. Shasta Dam-Bridge Ride! On the Sacramento River Trail, 32 mile ($100 + contribution) and 10 mile ($20). A fundraising event by Redding Rotary East to benefit a scholarship fund for Enterprise High School Seniors.
Wednesday, May 18, 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.
May 19, 2016. Ride with a Transportation Official. Caltrans District 2, City of Redding.
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.
FRIDAY MAY 20, 2016. BIKE TO WORK DAY!
Friday, May 20, 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 20, 2016. Bike to Happy Hour for Bike to Work Day. 4pm-8pm 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.
Friday, May 20, 2016. Bike-In Movie Night. Presented by Enjoy Magazine & Shasta Living Streets.
Saturday, May 21, 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 Shasta Living Streets and the Shasta Wheelman.
Saturday, May 21, 2016. Whiskeytown Duathalon Shasta Mine Loop Parking Lot. 8:30 am, 3.0M Run, 8M Bike, 3.0M Run.
May 21, 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.
May 28, 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.
May 27-29, 2016 Shasta Cascade Weekend Sports Festival This year is the inaugural event. Check the schedule for the many run, walk events and bike tours.
Saturday, June, 2016 is National Trails Day
June 18, 2016 Castle Crags Century. Multiple ride options – one is a spectacular 97 miles with 7800 feet climbing!
June 25, 2016 Humbug Hurry-Up. Mountain bike races in Yreka – race routes for kids and for more experienced riders. Overnight Camping available.
July 16, 2016. Fall River Century. In the beautiful northeastern California valley with views of Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen.
August, 2016. Mt. Shasta Summit CenturyThe prettiest, hardest century ride in the West.
September 10, 2016. Siskiyou Century. Three scenic rural routes, plenty of good food, fully supported. Yreka, CA
September 10, 2016. Chico Velo Challenge Fondo enables access for ALL athletes. Challenge Gran Fondo 100, Medio Fondo 65,Breve Fondo 50 , Veloce Fondo 30, Piccolo 20.
September 2016. Crater Lake Car Free Day Check at the link for dates.
Saturday, September 24, 2016. Biketoberfest. City-wide event celebrating all things bicycle. Hosted by the McCloud Chamber of Commerce.
Saturday, October 8, 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, Redding
October 5 Walk to School Day
Saturday, October 15 , 2016. The Wildcat Gran Fondo. Presented by the Shasta Wheelman and Ride Redding.