California Cycling Clubs

Almaden Cycle Touring Club  
P.O. Box 7286
San Jose, CA 95150
The Almaden Cycle Touring Club (ACTC) is a group of about 1000 bicycle enthusiasts based in the south San Francisco Bay area. Emphasis is on group fun and safety, with a variety of bicycling related events for a wide range of ability levels. The club ride calendar has an average of over 150 rides per month, so there is usually a ride that will fit your needs. Guests are welcome on club rides, and it is easy to make new friends.
 
Alta Alpina Cycling Club
P.O. Box 2032
Minden, NV 89423
Phone: 877-845-BIKE
The Alta Alpina Cycling Club is a road and mountain bike club in the Carson City, Gardnerville and Lake

Tahoe area whose primary focus is to promote cycling and to create an environment in which cyclists of all ages and abilities can enjoy the sport and socialize with other riders.There are many activities for all ability levels.  For the recreational riders there are organized rides most every weekend both mountain bike and road.   For the more competitive riders there is a spring race series with categories for beginners as well as for the more experienced riders. Club rides are open to non-club members. 
 
Alto Velo Cycling Club 
1785 Balsa Ave
San Jose CA 95124
The Alto Velo Bicycle Racing Club is one of America's top amateur cycling clubs. Based in the Silicon Valley of California, Alto Velo supports and encourages bike racing across all categories, with a special emphasis on master's and women's racing. The club also has strong elite men's and women's teams to complement the masters racers. 2003 saw the elite men spin off a Tier III professional team (Webcor Cycling Team), while 2004 saw the elite women spin off to form the feminine branch of Webcor Cycling. 
  
Bay Area Velo Girls Cycling Club
San Francisco, CA
The club focuses on fun, recreational riding, with the opportunity to attend cycling skills and general fitness clinics to improve riding and overall fitness. There are scheduled rides for all level of riders from beginners, recreational riders, and racers. We number almost 250 members from throughout the greater Bay Area, including San Francisco, North Bay, East Bay, Silicon Valley, the coast, and the Peninsula. Our online community numbers over 1,000 women cyclists and is an incredible resource.
 
Benicia Bicycle Club
Benicia, CA
The Benicia Bicycle Club welcomes all road riders to come and join us. There are several weekly rides to choose from.  With each ride there are usually several groups that form, allowing different paces for everyone to enjoy. Most of our members ride road bikes and we have a few members with tandems and mountain bikes too.  The club currently has close to 100 members.
 
Berkeley Bike Club 
Berkeley, CA
The Berkeley Bike Club (BBC) is an incorporated non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the sport of cycling by recruiting and training riders for racing, and bringing bicycle races to the attention of the public. Membership in the club is open to all interested persons. The club includes both riders and racers. The goal of the BBC is to give physical, mental and financial support to its members; to develop coaching and training programs; to promote team racing and tactics; and in general to ensure the success of the BBC Team and its members in races.
 
Bicycle Club of Irvine
Irvine, CA
The Bicycle Club of Irvine is a recreational and social cycling club for men and women of all ages and skill levels. We are not a racing team. We have members from all over Southern California; in fact, only 25% of the members live in Irvine. Our members ride all sorts of bicycles: road bikes, tandems, mountain bikes and hybrids. We have ride levels on our scheduled rides to accommodate riders of all skill levels, climbing abilities and pace. All ages and abilities are welcome.
 
Bicycle Club of the Desert  
Coachella Valley, CA
The Desert Bicycle Club is a recreational cycling club whose objective is to promote cycling activities in the Coachella Valley. The club promotes bicycling as a lifetime activity that encourages good health, wellness, friendship, and personal accomplishment. The club offers the opportunity to bring together like-minded athletes who wish to share the sport of cycling with others.  With an emphasis on fitness riding, club members believe in nurturing and respecting one another’s abilities, and work together to improve cycling skills for safe riding in a group.
 
Channel Islands Bicycle Club 
Seaward, CA
The CIBC is a non-profit, recreational organization that provides enjoyable and safe recreational bicycle riding and related activities in an around Ventura, Santa Barbara & Los Angeles Counties. Club activities include a variety of weekend road rides, charity rides in Southern California, the club sponsored Cool Breeze Century, club get-togethers and monthly meetings with presentations on road cycling.  Club meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm at Carrow's Restaurant at 2401 E. Harbor Boulevard near Seaward in Ventura. Dinner time is 6:30pm. 
    
Cherry City Cyclists  
San Leandro, CA
Cherry City rides are social events, not races, so we make every attempt to ride as a group for safety and camaraderie. Our members ride all sorts of bicycles: road bikes, mountain bikes, tandems, hybrids......We also do special events, such as overnight rides to Sacramento, San Juan Bautista, Santa Cruz, Monterey, etc. Once in awhile, we even organize a week-long tour, in different areas of the country. We have been to the San Juan Islands in Washington, done a loop from Medford, Oregon to the coast & back, ridden through Montana and done a ride from the Bay Area to Yosemite. We welcome everyone to join us on a club ride. Membership not required.
 
Chico Corsa & Cycling Club 
Chico, CA
In our infancy, we have nothing but ideas and energy about how to make Chico California, the greatest cycling community in the USA, even better. What Chico was missing was a Race Club. We started with the goal of racing but have found that most of our members just want to ride faster the slow group without killing themselves trying to keep up with the fast group.
  
Conejo Valley Cyclists  
Thousand Oaks, CA
Saturday rides for gold and orange rides (and sometimes alt red rides) begin at the Countrywide parking lot at Wilbur Road and Hillcrest Drive in Thousand Oaks at 8:30 a.m. The red ride starts at 8:30 a.m from Westlake Village at Agoura Road and Village Glen. Favorite routes include Hidden Valley, Rock Store, and Lake Cruise.  
 
Davis Bike Club  
610 Third Street
Davis, CA 95616
Hotline: (530)756-0186
The Davis Bike Club is a cycling organization that supports and encourages cycling for riders of all calibers and interests. Membership ranges from bike commuters to racers and touring cyclists. The club also has its own race team. Rides are held regularly on weekends and weekday mornings for both fun and training, and longer multi-day tours are organized as well. In addition to weekly rides, the club sponsors the following well-respected events:
   Davis Criterium Classic
   Davis Double Century 
   Foxy's Fall Century
   Gold Rush Randonnée 
  
Delta Pedalers
Antioch, CA
The Delta Pedalers is a cycling club located in Eastern Contra Costa County. We are a bicycle touring club having bike rides throughout the week. We also support cycling advocacy and cycling events in the East County area. Come join us on one of our rides.
 
Dockriders Cycling Club    
Marina Del Rey, Ca
The Dockriders' name was coined by Topgun, many years ago. The bike group at the time liked it so much, it became the official registered name. One of the main staples of the Dockriders is giving out monikers. If you ride and become a member, you will be giving a nickname that is associated with your riding idiosyncrasies. This is just one of the little fun things that they do? They have names such as; Pit stop, Sleeveless, Snapshot, Mr. Steady, Baby Turbo, Bro-Gyver, and Cruiser just to name a few!

Eagle Cycling Club 
3335 Solano Ave.
Napa, CA
The Eagle Cycling Club provides cyclists with a variety of riding experiences. Our members can be seen on the road, in the hills, on tandems, on recumbents and often pulling kids in trailers. We help the community by promoting safe bicycle riding, having members on Bicycle Advisory Committee, Napa Bicycle Coalition and sponsoring an Adopt a Highway cleanup section on Silverado Trail.
 
Echelon Santa Barbara 
Santa Barbara, CA
Echelon Santa Barbara is a road bicycling club based in Santa Barbara, California. Echelon welcomes dedicated new riders and experienced racers, men and women, old or young, and all those who want to expand their cycling horizons. With a history our History in Santa Barbara bike racing since 1984, we are a USCF registered club whose goals are to: Encourage cyclists to become involved in competitive level training and racing; Promote bike races in the Santa Barbara area, road races, criteriums, and time trials; Motivate experienced riders stay involved and enjoy racing for fun, for health, and for life.
 
Erma's Diner - The Bicycle "Club" 
Ione, California
Erma's Diner was real. Honest. Both the diner and Erma. The photo on our home page shows the real thing in Ione, California, back when we started. That's when Erma and husband Russ ran the diner and their son Mike was a cyclist with a small group of cycling buddies who meet each weekend to ride in the Amador County foothills of the Sierra Nevada. 
 
Foothill Cycle Club   
San Gabriel Valley, CA
The Foothill Cycle Club is a recreational bike club that organizes weekend rides and week day training rides. There are no elected officers of the club, only volunteers who plan rides and write and publish the monthly bulletin. Saturday rides include flat and hilly routes. Two different rides on Sunday offer a moderate or easy pace. Come out and join us on any of these rides.
 
Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club 
Newark, CA 94560
The Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club (FFBC) is a non-profit club organized for the purpose of promoting all facets of bicycling, which includes leisure, recreational, touring and racing, always with an emphasis on bicycle safety and education.  For over a quarter century FFBC has been the proud sponsor the the popular Primavera bicycle tour. The Primavera is a club supported bicycle tour of the local area with four different distances: 100 miles (Century), 100 k, 70 k and 25 miles. The Primavera is usually held the third Sunday in April every year.
 
Fresno Cycling Club 
Fresno, CA
 
Golden Gate Cyclists
Marin, Sonoma & East Bay Counties, CA
Golden Gate Cyclists is a Bay Area bicycling club for singles or couples.Each week we have scheduled road and mountain rides at a variety of skill levels, plus periodic picnics, BBQ's, potlucks, hikes, and weekend camping trips. Plus we offer hikes, picnics, rafting, skills workshops, and a complete calendar of urban adventures including theater and musical events as well as group dinners at fun, affordable restaurants.
 
Goleta Valley Cycling Club 
P.O. Box 1547
Goleta, CA 93117-1547
Goleta Valley Cycling Club put on a memorable 2008 People Powered Ride on Sunday, October 12, in Los Olivos. Over 200 participants enjoyed a stunning day with the expected winds never getting very strong. As always, the array of food was highly praised. Luckily, except for a rash of flats, road mishaps were at a minimum this year.
 
Grizzly Peak Cyclists
Berkeley, CA 
Our members' riding interests run the gamut. We have novices, intermediates, advanceds, and everything in between. We have people who like to spend a half-day socializing while riding and eating at bakeries; people who like to spend a full day riding and eating burritos; family riders with kids; experienced tourists who have done many bike trips abroad; experienced long-distance riders who compete in mountainous double-centuries (timed 200-mile rides); and experienced randonneurs — 12 GPC members entered the most recent Paris-Brest-Paris 1200km brevet.
 
High Sierra Cyclists 
Ridgecrest, CA
In the years before the Club there was the Ridgecrest Ice Cream, Tea, and Bicycle Social Club. These rugged prehistoric individuals were truly committed to the one sport worthy of their devotion, bicycling! These individuals, under the guidance of Pete and Elaine Wylie, performed the monthly rite of passage (also know as the Inyokern time trial). These individuals, being as rugged as they were started the time trial at the corner of Bowman and China Lake instead of the corner of Norma and China Lake, as is currently practiced. Twice a year, these bicyclists further punished their bodies by having a College Heights Hill Climb. Part of them helped form the Ridgecrest Roll Committee. Like a dinosaur lost in time, this committee continued only into the first year of the current Club.
  
JPL Bicycle Club 
Pasadena, CA
The Club usually schedules several rides each month. In addition, the Club occasionally conducts technical clinics, slide shows, training courses, etc. An Activities Calendar is distributed electronically and includes special instructions, what to bring, and who to contact for each ride listed. Most activities are free. For most rides, the only advertisement you will receive about the ride is in the Activities Calendar, so make sure you save that announcement and refer to it frequently. 
 
Kern Wheelmen
P.O. Box 9662
Bakersfield, CA 93389
The Kern Wheelmen Bicycle Club is a group of some 150+ cyclists that live in and around Kern County California who enjoy bicycling as recreation and sport. As a Club, we seek to offer support to the cyclists of Kern County. This support is provided in many ways: We are proud supporters of the American Lung Association and have donated yearly to this and other worthy health and bicycle related causes; The Club hosts its annual Spooktacular Century each fall, attracting hundreds of riders seeking to challenge themselves on some of our fatastic cycling routes;We recently added the Alta Sierra Challenge to our annual ride calendar giving cyclists another chance to see more of our area riding ; Wanna go fast?? We have that covered too, we recently hosted the Golden Empire Championships Road Race. 500+ riders braved the heat and were rewarded with a fantastic closed course. Is it really easier to climb in the other lane? Those 500 racers know!  
 
Knickerbikers
San Diego, CA
The Knickerbikers is San Diego's bicycle touring club, offering day trips (mostly on the road, but some mountain biking) throughout San Diego County every Saturday and Sunday morning. The length and pace vary, but most of the rides are in the 30-60 mile range. Tours, ranging in length from two days to three weeks, explore scenic areas throughout the U.S., and the rest of the world. Recent tours have taken the Knickerbikers to New Mexico,the Canadian Rockies, Hawaii, Washington, Wisconsin and Colorado. 
 
Lompoc Valley Bicycle Club 
P.O. BOX 2627
LOMPOC, CA 93438
The Lompoc Valley Bicycle Club (LVBC) began in 1993, and from its origin has been dedicated to the “sport of cycling.” Originally termed the Lompoc Valley Bicycle Riders, the founders designed the club to be a non-profit organization serving both novice and experienced riders. From its inception, the club has included both road and mountain activities in its agendas.
 
Los Angeles Wheelmen 
P.O. Box 341301
Los Angeles, CA 90034
We are a group of bicyclists who enjoy the pleasure of riding with friends. We are not a racing club, and we welcome members of all abilities. We offer rides for beginners as well as more experienced riders. We hold some multi-day trips, and in late June we offer the Grand Tour, a 24-hour ride of 120+, 200, 300 or 400 miles. At our social events, we make up for all the calories burned while riding. Our monthly publication, "The Gooseneck" contains a descriptive ride schedule and much other news. 

Marin Cyclists 
P.O. Box 2611  
San Rafael, CA 94912
The Marin County Bicycle Coalition (MCBC) has been steadily improving our county’s road and path facilities for walkers and bikers since we formed in 1998. You’ve seen the impact of our advocacy efforts in each of our towns: permanent bike racks, bike lane striping, green-and-white bike route signs, road resurfacing, ‘sharrow’ road stencils, and so much more.

Monticello Cycling Team 
Vacaville, CA 
Objectives of the club: to meet other cyclists, have safe and enjoyable rides, get involved in county and city politics as pertains to bicycling, provide positive public relations, learn more about bicycles and riding and attending other rides as a club.
 
MyTropa
MyTropa.com went online in December 2000. This is not a club, but a simple website that describes a group of friends who share a passion for cycling. 
 
North Ranch Mountain Bike Club  
Los Angeles, CA
The North Ranch Mountain Bikers is the biggest and oldest mountain bike riding group in the Los Angeles area. We have two or three rides every weekend and ride on many different trails throughout the year. The Santa Monica Mountains, which span Ventura and Los Angeles Counties, provide the location for the majority of our rides. But ever eager to seek out new trails, more technical single-tracks as well as explore, we often have trips to spectacular locations such as the Santa Barbara area, Big Bear, Mammoth, Lake Tahoe, Kernville, Moab, Sedona and more every year. The rides are recreational and cross-country in nature and not for racing.

Oakland Yellowjackets 
2185 Manzanita Drive
Oakland, CA 94611
Established in 1986, the Oakland Yellowjackets Bicycle Club (OYJ) is a social, multi-cultural bicycling group for men and women of all ages and skill levels. We are not a racing team. Our "no-drop" policy ensures that even the slowest cyclists will always ride accompanied. For us, rides are social events not races, so we make every attempt to ride as a group for safety and camaraderie. Our members ride all sorts of bicycles: road bikes, tandems, mountain bikes and hybrids.

Old Kranks Bicycle Club  
1385 E. Janss Road
Thousand Oaks, CA 91362
General membership meetings are held at 7:00 pm on the fourth Monday of each month at Goebel Senior Center at 1385 E. Janss Road, Thousand Oaks.  Contact Mark Williams, Goebel Recreation Leader, at (805) 381-2744 for additional directions.  Meetings showcase such subjects as: How to maintain your bike, First aid and CPR, Cycling techniques, Basic bike repairs, Rules of the road, just to name a few.
 
Orange Coast Velo 
Orange Coast Velo was established in 1994 by a group of former USCF racers who wanted to create an atmosphere of friendship and companionship while maintaining a desired level of fitness. Throughout the years the maturity level of our cycling club has assisted in defining the type of activities our club has supported.

Orange County Rebel Riders
Irvine, CA
Rides start from Windrow Park in Irvine, California and we normally range between Long Beach to the north and Oceanside to the south.  Most rides have multiple routes to accommodate riders of differing abilities and interests, but usually all routes have the same destination, typically a coffee shop or sticky bun place. The Rebel Riders are a fun group with many post-ride activities and frequent social events.  Everyone is invited to take part and offer suggestions for future rides and events.  One thing we really enjoy is welcoming new riders into our group. 
 
Orange County Wheelmen 
The Orange County Wheelmen (OCW) is the most diverse and oldest bicycle club in Orange County with over 400 members.  Cycling subgroups within OCW include Paramount Racing, Goat Hill (off-road cycling), and Tandem Time.  The club hosts several annual events, many special activities, and numerous weekly rides.

Pasadena Mountain Bike Club 
Join because we're your kind of people. We like riding bikes. Plus, you'll get hefty discounts at our sponsors' shops. Pasadena Cyclery will give you 10% off most of their stuff; 15% off if you're kind enough to help the MWBA with their trailwork once in a while. If the meeting is at Pasadena Cyclery, we'll be the bunch of hoodlums and hoodlumettes at the table near the front counter. If we're at Wolfe Burgers, we'll be sitting in the patio out back. Look for one of the guys below, Martin or Scott. They're always there.

Peninsula Velo 
Peninsula Velo is a unique mix of racers and recreational riders. Racers participate on the road, track and trails. Club members travel to century rides throughout California. PV gives back to the bicycling community by hosting two of the most popular, longest running races in the area: the San Bruno Hill Climb and the Burlingame Criterium. PV also gives back to the community where we live and ride.
 
Ranchos Cycling Club  
San Diego, CA
Team Ranchos is looking for racers of all levels to join our team. We are offering coaching, bike fitting and other perks to those who will race or want to start racing. Click on the Contact Us link and send us questions regarding our plans for next year. We think you will find our program beneficial whether you are a Masters, Women, Elite, or Category racer.
  
Redlands Water Bottle Transit Company 
P.O. Box 1603
Redlands, CA 92373
The Redlands Water Bottle Transit Company is a recreational bicycling club devoted to the promotion of cycling in Redlands California.  Located in the heart of the Inland Empire, Redlands offers superb cycling with mountain passes over 8000' to the North , desert scenery to the east, and rolling hills to the south and west. Redlands is ideally suited for fun and serious riding.  We have slow, 30 mile rides with great food halfway and longer rides up to 100 miles and fast hard rides with amateur racers.

Responsible Organized Mountain Bike Pedalers (ROMP) 
P.O. Box 1723
Campbell, CA 95009
ROMP encourages mountain bikers to take part in trail maintenance and construction, participate in land manager meetings and master plans, ride with respect for the land and other trail users, and have fun!
 
Riverside Bicycle Club 
 
Sacramento Bike Hikers 
The Sacramento Bike Hikers is the oldest continually active bicycle club in the Sacramento area - founded in 1968. The club's focus is on touring and recreational cycling. The club provides for year round weekend rides, holiday rides, summer evening rides, weekday rides and special rides such as the Party Pardee Century. A variety of rides are scheduled to attempt to provide for all abilities and interest.

Sacramento Wheelmen 
The club was formed over 30 years ago and currently has over 600 members. It is well known for sponsoring the annual Sierra Century, a premier cycling event in northern California. Throughout the year, we schedule rides on weekdays, weekends, and over multiple days. The majority of rides are for road bikes, but we also offer mountain bike rides and self-contained tours. Nonmembers and guests are welcome at all our rides.
 
San Diego Bicycle Club 
SDBC's mission is to "develop entry level, Olympic, and professional athletes for competition in the sport of bicycle racing". The San Diego Bicycle Club has been in action since 1946. The oldest bicycle racing club in San Diego supports men and women of all ages, from juniors to masters.  SDBC provides its members with training programs created by seasoned cyclists with many years of racing and coaching experience. 
 
San Diego Sierra Club Bicycle Section 
The Bicycle Section of the Sierra Club's San Diego Chapter hosts about 20 rides each month, plus a few social events. Learn more about the rides scheduled for this month in our newsletter Outspoken.
 
San Diego Tandem Club 
In the San Diego Tandem Club, we believe that two's company and a whole club is even better! Since the early 1990s, we've been doing all the usual things that bicycle clubs do—rides, tours, special events and social activities—only we prefer to do them doubled up.
 
San Fernando Valley Bicycle Club 
Although the official beginning of the club was the formal adoption of the name "San Fernando Valley Bicycle Club" and the publication of the Ride Schedule under the new name for the first time on August 1, 1978, the Club actually started long before. The SFVBC is actually an offspring of an industrial company bicycle club, which was formed on November 1, 1975. The Club’s name was Crankset Bicycle Club and the company was the Litton Data Systems Division, located in Van Nuys.
 
San Jose Bicycle Club  
San Jose Bicycle Club (SJBC) members actively participate in club and United States Cycling Federation (USCF) racing in the greater Bay Area and Northern Nevada. The USCF is the U.S. organization from which the U.S. Olympic cycling team in selected and professional status is attained. SJBC has consistently been one of the most successful amateur bicycle racing clubs in Northern California region over the course of its 69 year history.

San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club 
"Volamus ut Edamus, Edimus UT Volemus" (We Ride to Eat, we Eat to Ride).  We are proud to call ourselves SLOBs. The San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club was founded to promote safe and legal riding of bicycles and to encourage bicycle riding as an accepted mode of transportation. Our club rides every day of the year.  From Frequent Feeders on Wednesdays to Breakfast in Cayucos  rides on Sundays, we accommodate every riding style and ability, which includes (occasional) mountain biking. 
 
Santa Cruz County Cycling Club
The Santa Cruz County Cycling Club is a not-for-profit organization working to support cycling growth and education in Santa Cruz County! Mission Statement: Bringing cycling to all levels of riders, and encouragement of healthy lifestyles through education, friendship, teamwork and fun.
 
Santa Rosa Cycling Club
The SRCC is a social/recreational organization comprised of cycling enthusiasts with a wide range of abilities and interests. Our purpose is to promote the safe and efficient use of bicycles by staging club rides and cycling events and by maintaining an active presence in the local community through safety programs and political advocacy. The club was founded in the late ’60’s as a racing team to replace an earlier club called the Century Cyclers. Over the years, its focus has broadened from just racing to embrace and foster many forms of cycling: weekend recreational rides; long-distance touring; commuting; randonneuring; ultra-marathons; and off-road riding.
 
SCOR Cardiac Cyclists Club (Whittier) 
Shasta Wheelmen 
Skyline Cycling Club 
Sonoma State University Cycling Club 
South Bay Mountain Biking Club (Hermosa Beach) 
Southern Sierra Fat Tire Association 
Stanford Cardinal Coed Cycling Club 
Stanislaus County Bicycle Club 
Stockton Bicycle Club 
Valley Spokesmen Bicycle Touring Club 
Victor Valley Bicycle Club 
Western Wheelers Cycling Club