Bike Down is back for 2018! This year we are hosting a series of rides throughout the communities we serve. Each month will have a different theme, and we are working on securing some rock star guests to join us.



Your contribution supports programs operated by Cycles of Change. The Bikery is our community shop that is committed to making bikes accessible to those who need it. At the Bikery, we offer bicycle education, low cost repairs and sell used bikes at sliding scale prices. We operate an earn-a-bike program where students learn how to repair and maintain their bicycles. We also host an Adult Commuter Program where low income individuals earn a helmet, a lock, lights, and a bicycle. Our low-cost repairs and sliding scale prices are vital in keeping new as well as seasoned bike commuters wheeling every day. 


Cost for each ride: $25-50 sliding scale.

Sign up for June 9th Shellmound ride here!

Sign up for July 27th Over the Moon ride here!

Sign up for August 18th-19th Camping ride here!

Sign up for September 8th Harvest ride here!


Monthly Sustainers ride FREE! If you are a Monthly Sustainer, sign up here.

Become a Monthly Sustainer and ride free here.


First Ride - June 9th!

Sunset on the Bay - Our first ride of the summer follows the Bay Trail from Oakland to West Berkeley, where we will stop at several sacred Ohlone sites. Our guide, who has worked with the fight to save the West Berkeley Shellmound, will offer a knowledgeable tour of several culturally significant spots in the effort. The ride ends at the Albany Bulb with a beautiful sunset and fresh, homemade beverages. 

Second Ride - July 27th!

Over the (Full) Moon Ride - Celebrate Cycles of Change's 20th anniversary and Bay Area bike collectives! Join us for full moon reflections and frolicking in and around Alameda. We will meet at Fruitvale BART, with stops at the Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary and Bay Farm Island. "Moonshine" and other moon-inspired treats to be provided.


Next Rides:

August 18th -  Bike Camping Trip to Del Valle

September 8th - Harvest Ride


Sponsor a rider!

Can't make it to one of our rides? Want to support youth or others to join our rides? Make a donation to Cycles of Change and your money will go towards the Youth Bike Down scholarship fund, enabling young people to go on the ride.  Please be sure to put “Bike Down - Rider Sponsor” in the memo field. Click HERE [Link coming soon] to donate/Register online, or mail a check to: 1246 23rd Ave, Oakland CA 94606


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