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Welcome to Santa Cruz County


If you are just passing through, visiting for a few days or here for an extended stay, here are some useful links to help you enjoy your stay.
Need a place to stay:
Warmshowers  Santa Cruz has 50+ registered hosts*
*Randomly selected name to get the map to show.
Bicycling Magazine, article on Santa Cruz County
For touring cyclists, the two major N/S routes through Santa Cruz County can be found on the Through Routes page 
Additional routing information from The California Association of Bicycling Organizations-freeways, etc Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz - club
Local Bike Shops
Please join us on one of our club rides
Santa Cruz County Visitor Bureau
SCCCC Classes and Workshops

Other Links

Local Centuries
Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge
Strawberry Fields Forever
Surf City Aids Ride
Local Cyclocross
Central Coast Cyclocross
Surf City Cyclocross

Near by Cycling Clubs
Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz
Almaden Cycle Touring Club
Velo Club Monterey
Velo Bella 
Adventure Cycling Assoc.
Krebs Maps
Calif Assoc of Bicycling Org's
SCCRTC Road Hazard Reporting
Calif Assoc of Bicycling Org's
California Bicycle Coalition
League of American Bicyclists
Ecology Action
Green Ways to School
County Bike Services
County Traffic Safety Coalition
Bicycle License Information
Other Links
Cyclists for Cultural Exchange
Open Streets
Santa Cruz Classic Criterium
County road closures
Bike to Work
Bike Santa Cruz County
Touring Information
Bike Shops
Western States Century Calendar
Swanton Road Time Trial

On behalf of the Santa Cruz County Cycling Club I would like to welcome you to our part of the central coast of California. We very much enjoy riding in our county and wish to share it with all visiting cyclists. Come join us on one of our club rides or enjoy the resources of this website.
Maura Noel
President, SCCCC

The Santa Cruz County Cycling Club (SCCCC), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, was founded in 1971.  Its mission is to bring cycling to all levels of riders and encourage healthy lifestyles through education, friendship, teamwork and fun.  The club is known for its annual Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge bike ride held the last Saturday in July.  Proceeds from this event go to the club’s educational and grant activities.  Over 500 area residents are members of the club.  For more information, Contact Us