World Class Cycling in the North Bay, Sonoma County
Sonoma County, California – a coastal, redwood-studded, world-class wine-producing area less than 50 miles north of San Francisco and a road bike rider’s paradise. We’re the home of many internationally acclaimed pro riders and annually a top destination for discerning riders worldwide.
Our roads are home base for Tour de France winning, BMC Racing, and the frequent training grounds for many other top level pro teams. We're a perennial stage host for the #1 race in the USA, Tour of California. No matter which route you pick you can be assured you’ll be following in the hallowed wheel-tracks of those who know best.
Enjoy a tremendous variety of landscapes: stunning California coastline, majestic redwood trees, and of course our postcard-perfect, vineyard-lined, wine country setting – all just an hour north of San Francisco. As Bicycling Magazine says: we are "one one of the seven great rides on earth". Come and let those who protect it and know it best show you why!
More Great Cycling in the North Bay
Marin County: Just a short trip away from San Francisco, Marin is often called the birthplace of mountain biking with great fire roads and challenging singletrack. Like Sonoma County, Marin has tremendous scenic beauty from ocean to mountain views including the favorite: conquering Mount Tam.
Napa Valley: Known for its vineyards, Napa offers plenty of vineyard cycling with flat cycling through the valley or serious hills for those who want a challenge. Immerse yourself in the wine country while enjoying the North Bay great weather!
Whether you're an avid cyclist or just discovering the joys of cycling, explore the many options that Sonoma, Marin, and Napa Counties have to offer – try them all!