Bike Bakersfield Events
FALL THIRD THURSDAY
Thursday, October 16 at 5:30 PM
Once again the Downtown Business Association is hosting fall's Third Thursday event on Thursday, October 16. There are a lot of activities for the whole family to enjoy, food, music and vendors. The event is in Central Park along Mill Creek and Sister City Gardens. Check out the flyer for event activities. Come join the fun this fall!
Other Local Events
KERN WHEELMEN SPOOKTACULAR
Saturday, October 18 at 6 AM
The 28th annual Kern Wheelmen Spooktacular Century is on Saturday, October 18. Registration is now open! Choose between six different routes ranging from 20 to 109 miles. Ride participants get one raffle entry, a post-ride meal, rest stops and marked routes, maps, full SAG support, and a goodie bag. You are encouraged to decorate your bike and wear spooky clothing!
Register for the ride through Eventbrite. Rad commemorative jerseys are available to order through Voler. Course information and maps are available on the Kern Wheelmen page.
BICYCLE TO BEAT BREAST CANCER
Sunday, October 26 at 9 AM
Bakersfield will have an opportunity to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Ride on Sunday, October 26, from Yokuts Park. Routes will head west towards Enos Lane, with turnaround options for shorter rides. A recommended minimum donation of $5 is for the ride, and donors who give $10 or more receive a Polar Breast Cancer water bottle. Meet at La Bicicleta Boutique for post-ride refreshments. All proceeds benefit the Breast Cancer Foundation, so any amount will help! More details available on the event flyer.
Bike Bakersfield Rides
SUNDAY CITY RIDE
We are sorry to say we are not currently hosting Sunday City Rides. Visit our Sunday City Ride events page for more details.
Full Moon Bike Ride
Wednesday, October 08 at 7:00 PM
Join a casual group ride from Beach Park to the Marketplace at a pace of around 10-12 miles
per hour. The ride out is organized and kept together as much as possible. Once at the Marketplace, riders
enjoy the fountain and various shops, then head home or back to the park in smaller, unsupported groups.
Lights, helmets and locks recommended. (Lights and reflectors for all, and helmets for those under 18 are
required by California Vehicle Code.)
Find the schedule of this year's rides and more information on the
Full Moon Ride page.
Other Local Rides
When Pigs Ride
Every Tuesday, 6 PM
When Pigs Ride is the weekly pub ride just for the guys. Meet every Tuesday between 6 and 6:30 PM. Meet-up location varies, so check their Facebook page location details. The ride starts around 6:30.
See the Facebook Page for destinations and for
Every Thursday, 6:30 PM
Pigxies is the women's weekly pub ride. Meet up every Thursday between 6 and 6:30 PM. Starting location varies, so check their Facebook page for details. The ride starts around 6:30.
See the Facebook Page for destinations and for more
Southern Sierra Fat Tire Association
The SSFTA is a non-profit group of mountain bike enthusiasts. They hold organized weekly rides for all experience
levels. Check out their website for ride and events details, news, and club
The Kern Wheelmen is a local club catered towards those who prefer to ride on smooth pavement. Weekly
rides are categorized by rider experience, from casual and beginners to peloton warriors. Other events
and rides are scheduled on their
Disclaimer: Bicycle riding comes with inherent risk. Ride participants ride at their own risk.