Bike Bakersfield Events
THE ROCK COBBLER PREAMBLE: ROLLER RACE EVENT
Saturday, February 7 at 4:00 PM
We'll be hosting a fun roller races during SamBarn Promotion's packet pickup event for the Rock Cobbler. All are invited for a chance to claim bragging rights as a mega-fast sprinter. The event will be at Lengthwise Brewing Co on Schirra Court (by White Lane and Ashe Road), and roller races will be set up in the back courtyard. Come enjoy some beer, bikes, and fun! Share the event on Facebook.
Other Local Events
RIO BRAVO RUMBLE
Saturday, January 17 at 7:30 AM
Sign up for a challenging course, whether you're on foot or bike (or both!), at Glinn and Giordano Physical Therapy's 2015 Rio Bravo Rumble. It's not too late to register - late fees apply after January 9. More information is available on the GG Physical Therapy website. All proceeds go to Bike Bakersfield and our mission to build a bike-friendly community.
We are still looking for Rio Bravo Rumble volunteers! About 14 volunteer gatekeepers are needed to make sure cattle and other obstacles are clear from the course. A pizza lunch will be provided, and volunteers also receive a free event T-shirt, pint glass, and travel mug. If you are interested please contact us via email or Jason at 321-9247.
NOR CAL VS SO CAL STATE CYCLOCROSS CHAMPIONSHIPS
January 24-25 at 8:30 AM
Come see cyclocross riders compete for the state championships. North and South are pitted against each other to see who is better. The two-day event is at Hart Park and is open to all. Do you have what it takes to go through one of the toughest CX courses? Then register online.
THE ROCK COBBLER
Sunday, February 8 at 8:00 AM
The 2nd annual Rock Cobbler is upon us, and it's bigger and better than last year. If you haven't registered and would like to participate in the event you will have to wait till next year, because registration is limited and it is completely sold out. For those interested in future Rock Cobblers check out this year's flyer.
Bike Bakersfield Rides
SUNDAY CITY RIDE
We are sorry to announce we are not currently hosting Sunday City Rides. Visit our Sunday City Ride events page for more details.
Full Moon Bike Ride
Tuesday, February 03 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.