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On the one wheel, you have the trails capital of California, on the other: the sunniest city in the state. Put them together, and you have a cyclist’s paradise!

Redding’s Sacramento River National Recreation Trail is a two-trail arrangement that crosses the internationally-acclaimed Sundial Bridge and travels north to Shasta Dam alongside an historic abandoned railway. Sundial Bridge stands in the heart of town and is considered the hub of Redding’s impressive trail system: paved pedestrian trails fan out from either end of the bridge and wind their way up hills, through botanical gardens, along the water, and across town. In the rolling foothills just east of town, the Shasta Wheelmen put on their annual Super Century and Jamboree rides, covering various distances through the gorgeous October back roads. 

The areas surrounding Shasta Lake and Whiskeytown National Recreation Area offer abundant unpaved trails that are popular with single track bicyclists, and the nearby mountains present endless opportunities for great trail experiences. The Lemurian Shasta Classic, one of the oldest and most famous mountain bike races, is a jewel in Redding’s muddy, well-worn bike helmet and draws riders from all over the West to its epic loop every April.

With most hotels just a short ride from the trail system, and several bike shops offering maps, advice, and gear, more and more Redding visitors are coming to town with bikes in tow. Pump up those tires and #RideRedding! See a map of Redding cycling trails or pick up a free trail map at the Redding Visitor Center at Turtle Bay Coffee Bar and Store.

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2400 Athens Ave
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 246-2453
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Our mission: To provide the finest quality bikes at the best value. To encourage cycling as a lifestyle. To provide opportunities to enjoy biking alone or with others. To offer the most professional and knowledgeable service. To understand the current needs of cyclists and provide products and solutions to meet those needs. To be active participants in cycling races and events. Our business model: Highly educational. Personal. Quality. Cyclopedia was birthed from a passion for cycling. What good is a pastime if one does not have the equipment, the… More Information
1429 Market St
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 605-4500
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Sacramento River National Recreation Trail
The Sacramento River Trail, which crosses the world famous Sundial Bridge in the heart of Redding, and the Sacramento River Rail Trail, which extends north all the way to Shasta Dam and sits alongside an historic abandoned railway, have both been designated as National Recreation Trails in the National Trail System and together make up the Sacramento River National Recreation Trail. The winding trail is popular with locals and visitors alike who want to take a casual stroll, a beautiful… More Information
777 Auditorium Drive
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 225-4100
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Sports LTD
Redding Sports Ltd is located in beautiful Northern California. We carry a large inventory of gear and apparel for skiing, snowboarding, camping, cycling, climbing and hiking. Visit our store in Redding California just off of Interstate 5 in Shasta County. We are open 7 days a week. More Information
950 Hilltop Drive
Redding, CA
(530) 221-7333
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The Bike Shop
The Bike Shop is a family owned business that was established in 1978. Throughout the years the Coopers have helped people select their child's first bicycle and help introduce riders to the extensive trail system our area has to offer. The Bike Shop has assisted athletes in achieving their goals, including Ironman Triathlons, National Championships, World Championships and the Olympics. Ryan is certified in bicycle fitting, has learned the art of mechanics from his father, and loves the sport of… More Information
3331 Bechelli Lane
Redding, CA 96002
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The Chain Gang
Established in 1975, the Chain Gang Bike Shop has been an integral part in the growth of a friendly bicycle oriented community in Redding. We do not specialize in any specific type of bike, but support all types of cycling. We sponsor many local bike events and are devout advocates for trails and trail systems in our region. Please come and visit us anytime and we can load you up with trail information, road ride routes and any other questions… More Information
1540 Division Street
Redding, CA 96001
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3090 Bechelli Ln
Redding, CA 96002
(530) 223-2320
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