The North State is a mecca of outdoor recreation opportunities.
CLUBS AND GROUPS
Road Riding. Ride with the Shasta Wheelmen and Cyclopedia. Cyclopedia and the Shasta Wheelmen have scheduled rides on weekdays and most weekends. Local members also participate in most Centuries and Gran Fondos in the western US.
Follow the Shasta Wheelmen club rides here.
Follow Cyclopedia shop rides on the Cyclopedia Facebook page.
Mountain Biking. Learn the fabulous local trails in the Redding area with our local Redding Mountain Biking – The best place to meet fellow mountain bikers and get started.
Cyclocross Riding. The Ride on Race Series hosts fun races designed to help hone your cycling skills on a number of different surfaces and conditions. For all ages. Cyclopedia hosts long mixed (dirt & pavement) rides at various times throughout the year. Follow these Cross Rides on the Cyclopedia Facebook page.
Triathlon. EPIC Redding is a local triathlon club where triathlon enthusiasts of all abilities can get together to train, socialize and share their love of the multisport lifestyle. They have club races, twice weekly, coached work outs with a certified USAT coach, and other club activities. More information: epictri.com Contact: Nancy Cardoso at firstname.lastname@example.org 408-685-8979
Running. SWEAT sponsors marathons and running events throughout the North State. Check their calendar for events happening in the area, nearly every week of the year.
Outdoor Activities. We Ski II - Northern California’s Outdoor Club. Groups rides and hikes throughout the region for people of all ages and abilities.
Caltrans District 2. Cycling Resource Page
City of Redding, Service Request. Service request Form for Streets
RACES, TRAILS AND RIDES
The Ride On Race Series. These races are designed to help hone your cycling skills on a number of different surfaces and conditions – and the motto is “We’re here to have fun, so run what cha brung”. Follow these events on the Ride on Race Series Facebook page.
Trail Maps. Healthy Shasta has a comprehensive set of trail maps available on their site. A number of other resources are made available there.
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. – Last Saturday in April.
The Chico Wildflower Century. Regularly listed in Bicycling magazine as a Top Ten Century. It was first offered as an organized event in 1981. Last Sunday in April.
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 16, 2015
The Art of Survival Century. A new century ride in beautiful north eastern California and southern Oregon. Tulelake, Klamath Falls. Last weekend in May.
Humbug Hurry-Up Race. Mountain bike races in Yreka – Kids Race, 7, 15, and 24 mile courses. Overnight Camping available. June 27, 2015
Castle Crags Century. 4 ride options – one is a spectacular 97 miles with 7800 feet climbing! June 20, 2015
Fall River Century. In the beautiful northeastern California valley with views of Mt. Shasta and Mt. Lassen. Third week in July.
The Mt. Shasta Summit Century. “The prettiest, hardest century ride in the West. Brought to you by the Mountain Wheelers. First Sunday in August. (This date may change in 2015.)
Siskiyou Century. Three scenic rural routes, plenty of good food, fully supported. September.
Shasta Jamboree and the 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 and Shasta Living Streets. Second Saturday in October.
Biketoberfest. City-wide event celebrating all things bicycle. Hosted by the McCloud Chamber of Commerce. Enjoy a supported ride on the Great Rail Trail, or a 30 or 15 mile road ride. Second Saturday in October.
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. We include it in this list, because we know they will be riding the fantastic roads in the North State sometime in coming years. Mid-May.