Come Ride With Us
Welcome! Grizzly Peak Cyclists is a bicycle club of about 600 members based in Berkeley, California.
We have club rides every weekend throughout the year, and many weekdays too. Roughly half our rides are in the East Bay; the rest are all over the San Francisco Bay Area, and beyond. Our ride calendar is posted every month on this website and in our newsletter. Our members' riding interests run the gamut. We have novices, intermediates, advanceds, and everything in between. Our rides are correspondingly diverse.
Anyone is welcome on our rides. Each ride is rated to indicate the expected terrain, pace, and distance, so you can choose a ride suited to your abilities. Be sure to review our rider guidelines before your first ride to avoid any surprises. Advance signup is not necessary, but feel free to contact a ride's leader in advance with any questions.
Grizzly Peak Century
Every year since 1975 we have hosted the Grizzly Peak Century. The event is known for its challenging but beautiful terrain and gourmet home-made food. For more information, see our century website. We hope to see you there on the first Sunday in May.
Every year, we make significant donations out of the proceeds raised from our Grizzly Peak Century to organizations and causes that promote or help bicycling in some way — be it advocacy, safety, education, awareness, or the bicycling environment. See our donations page for details.
GPC members are invited to join our Strava club. For more information see our member benefits page.
Century Registration Open, Volunteers Needed
Registration is now open for the 2017 GPC Century to be held on May 7. Volunteers are always needed to help. There are both day of and before/after opportunities and volunteers get a T-shirt and a Ride-Leader credit.
Club Meeting Wednesday Mar 8
Our meeting this month is Wednesday, March 8, at the home of Beverlee French and Craig Rice and features a presentation from Michael Kahn about cycling in Cuba. As usual, the potluck dinner is at 6:30pm, the presentation at 7:15pm, and business is at 8:00pm. See your Wheel Truth for the address.
Century Planning Meeting Thursday Mar 16
All members are welcome and encouraged to get involved with the planning of the 2017 Century. The next meeting will be at the home of Janet Noble and Brian Aldrich at 6:30 pm on Thursday March 16. See your Wheel Truth for the address. Pizza will be provided by the club. RSVP to Century Planning Policy.to be included in the pizza order. Also see our
New Member Finder tool
If you can't find your membership roster or if need up-to-the-minute information, you can search for another member using our new Member Finder tool. You must log in to use the tool.
Ride Listing Tool - Repeating Rides
When you list a ride that repeats every week or every month, you can now add one or two rain dates as well. There is also a relatively new page detailing other things you should know about working with repeating rides.
Let our motto be your guide —
Ride to Eat and Eat to Ride!