Our Mountain Biking Trips

Explore the best places to mountain bike in the Bay Area on guided mountain bike rides and classes with the Outdoor Adventure Club

Develop your riding skills with skilled, patient instructors. Meet new riding friends. Have fun.

Like all Outdoor Adventure Club trips, our mountain bike rides and classes are led by  experienced, professional instructors and guides. Your instructors are passionate about riding, teaching and all have Wilderness First Responder Certifications.

The OAC has rides and classes for all skill levels. Pick the ride that’s best for you.

Learn to ride classes: perfect if you want to get your bike dirty for the first time. You’ll learn the the fundamental skills that will serve as building blocks for more advanced techniques. This class is much more than a “basics of mt biking” class. You’ll learn about bike fit, bike accessories, maintenance, shifting, braking…and that’s before we even get on the trail! You’ll learn to ride with control through tight turns, up hills with efficiency, and down hills with control.

Mountain bike rides:  We  have a variety of local rides you’ll love, ranging from easy rides, perfect if you’re new to mountain biking, up to challenging rides combining technical trails with longer distances for the more experienced rider. Not sure what rides would be appropriate for you? Contact us and we’ll help you. We’re here to help you have fun. Our local mountain bike rides are all over the bay area, from the Santa Cruz area, up the peninsula, into Marin and Sonoma, and  in the east bay as well. There’s a ride and location for you.

Mountain bike riding/camping weekends: The only thing more fun than riding your mountain bike all day is going back to camp, and trading stories around the campfire!  Spend Friday and Saturday nights camping, spend Saturday and Sunday riding awesome trails with your OAC friends.  You’ll wake up in the woods to coffee and a hearty OAC breakfast, then spend the day on the trails. Return to camp for dinner, prepared by the OAC staff, and settle in around the fire for tall tales of epic rides. These trips are some of the most fun we offer!

Get full details and sign up for a trip here (Look for more trips and to come.)


The Outdoor Adventure Club also offers hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, hiking and camping, kayaking, whitewater rafting, backountry skiing/boarding, avalanche courses, snowshoeing, online courses, and other adventures. Go to our full Event Calendar!

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