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Disclaimer: Bicycle riding is an inherently dangerous sport. The weekly rides are open to the public and Velo Club Monterey does not organize, sponsor, nor assume any liability for your participation in these rides. The VCM web site acts as a go between for the benefit of all riders who like to ride with others and want to share their rides.  This web site posts a variety of regular on-going rides established by local riders.

Upcoming events

    • April 08, 2023
    • May 25, 2024
    • 60 sessions
    • Customs House Plaza

    A & B Rides 7:30 am,  Starting at Custom House Plaza this is a challenging and scenic and hilly ride through Pacific Grove, Pebble Beach and back to Monterey. This is a fast-paced A & B level ride with only a few regroups and typically 15-30 riders.  35+ miles and 1900 ft. of climbing.  Finish at East Village Coffeehouse in Monterey (498 Washington St).  View Saturday 7:30 route here.

    • April 08, 2023
    • May 25, 2024
    • 60 sessions
    • Behind Lighthouse Cinema in Pacific Grove

    C Ride 8:30 am, Meet behind Lighthouse Cinema in Pacific Grove. The ride follows the coast along PG, through Pebble Beach and back for coffee at Pacific Grove Golf Course (77 Asilomar Ave), and includes multiple re-groups. A more mellow ride than the A or B, but still not a beginner's ride. You need to be able to ride in a group and tackle the challenging, hilly and beautifully scenic route. 31+ miles, 1,900 ft. climbing, average speed 12-14 mph. View Saturday 8:30 C-Ride route here.

    • April 11, 2023
    • May 28, 2024
    • 60 sessions
    • Dennis-the-Menace parking lot


    NRJ Ride 9:00 am, Starting in the parking lot of Dennis-the-Menace Park, the No Real Job Ride is a hilly ride that starts out along the Monterey Bay Coastal Trail, heads through Former Fort Ord and Barloy Canyon and ends with coffee to be determined. 30mi. +/- Everyone is welcome.
    View Tuesday No Real Job route here.

    • March 03, 2024
    • 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Carmel Safeway Parking Lot

    Monthly Metric Century Ride

    March 2024

    The March ride will start from the Safeway parking lot off Route 1 in Carmel at 8:30 a.m., Sunday the 3rd (weather permitting). The route works its way through Carmel, along a brief section of Route 1, over Aguajito Road, down to the Rec trail, out to Castroville, past Elkhorn Slough, to Kirby Park and then reverses for a total of 63 miles and 3,400 feet of climbing.

    There are places along the route for water, coffee, and bathroom breaks. 

    Route courtesy of Jack Holmgren:

    This will be a no-drop ride. We hope to see lots of folks out for some longer rides!

Past events

February 04, 2024 Monthly Metric Century Ride
January 09, 2024 Bike Path Cleanup Day
January 01, 2024 New Year's Day Ride
December 16, 2023 2023 Santa Cycle Ride
December 09, 2023 Holiday Party
November 30, 2023 Light Parade
September 04, 2023 2023 Labor Day Pie Ride
August 13, 2023 2023 VCM Summer Picnic
May 29, 2023 2023 Memorial Day Pie Ride
May 02, 2023 Bike Path Cleanup Day
January 01, 2023 NEW YEAR'S DAY RIDE
December 17, 2022 Santa Cycle Ride
December 03, 2022 Holiday Party
November 15, 2022 Movie Night - Nov 2022
October 30, 2022 "Garage Sale" - Deep Discounts on SEA OTTER Bike Stuff
October 19, 2022 Bowling Night - Oct 2022
September 05, 2022 Labor Day Pie Ride
August 21, 2022 2022 VCM Summer Picnic
May 30, 2022 Memorial Day Pie Ride
April 09, 2022 Sea Otter Classic Gran Fondo support volunteer
January 12, 2022 January 2022 VCM Board meeting
January 01, 2022 New Year's Day - Climb to Cahoon
December 18, 2021 Santa Cycle Ride
December 11, 2021 Holiday Party
September 11, 2021 Fall Conference
August 29, 2021 VCM Summer Picnic
July 31, 2021 Annual General Meeting
April 01, 2021 Spring Gala
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