March 20th, 27th, April 3rd and 4th. Women on Wheels classes over four Thursdays. Ladies, learn basic bike mechanics and gain skill and confidence riding on the road. Class fee $5. Sign up at Redding Recreation 225-4095. Healthy Shasta
Saturday, April 26, 2014. 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 26th. Look for The Friends of the Redding Trails and other outdoor groups at The Whole Earth and Watershed Festival.
Sunday, April 27, 2014. The Chico Wildflower Century. Regularly listed in Bicycling magazine as a Top Ten Century. It was first offered as an organized event in 1981.
Saturday, May 3, 2014. Give Me Wings 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.
Gnarly Neon Color Run. Sacramento River Trail, Redding. Saturday, May 3, 2014.
May 2014. Bike Commute Challenge.
May 7th, 2014. 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 16, 2014. 6 am – 10 am. Free pancake breakfast for the first 150 to ride their bicycle downtown to the Redding Rodeo Association’s famous outdoor pancake breakfast. Courtesy of the Shasta Wheelmen.
May 17, 2014. 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.
Sunday May 18, 2014. Palo Cedro Bike Parade and Zany Races. Ride a route from Junction School to Palo Cedro Community Park for a BBQ and more fun. Noon to 5pm.
May 21, 2014. 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 16, 2014. Pancake Breakfast Redding Rodeo. Free pancakes and bicycle parking for people who ride their bikes to the breakfast! Sponsored by the Shasta Wheelman.
May 17th, 2014. 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 24, 2014. The Art of Survival Century. A new century ride in beautiful north eastern California and southern Oregon. Tulelake, Klamath Falls.
May & June 2014. Blazing Saddles. Fun ride for families and individuals on our beautiful local trails. Delicious food following a nice ride.
May 11-18, 2014. Amgen Tour of California. The largest cycling event in America, a Tour de France-style cycling road race. No, they have not held a stage here – not yet, but we know they will be riding the fantastic roads in the North State sometime in coming years.
June 21, 2014. Humbug Hurry-Up Race. Mountain bike races in Yreka - Kids Race, 7, 15, and 24 mile courses. Overnight Camping available.
June 21, 2014. Castle Crags Century. 4 ride options – one is a spectacular 97 miles with 7800 feet climbing!
July 19, 2014. Fall River Century. In the beautiful northeastern California valley with views of Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen.
August 3, 2014. The Mt. Shasta Summit Century. “The prettiest, hardest century ride in the West. Brought to you by the Mountain Wheelers.
September 2014. Siskiyou Century. Three scenic rural routes, plenty of good food, fully supported.
October. Biketoberfest. City-wide event celebrating all things bicycle. Hosted by the McCloud Chamber of Commerce.
October. The Crazy Eight. 60 Miles, 6117 Feet of Climbing. Post ride lunch Includes complimentary Wine Tasting at Ringtail Winery in Manton. Produced by Dark Horse Events.