Bicycling in California

California is a great place for riding your bike! We’re pleased to provide links to online maps, a summary of traffic laws for bicyclists, commuting tips and other resources to help you get where you want to go, efficiently and safely.

Free, downloadable bike maps for communities and regions throughout the state.

Sharing the road
Plain-English summary of the state laws that cover how and where to ride.

Bike commuting
Tips for making bicycling part of your daily commute.

Community bike shops
California is home to 40 not-for-profit community bike shops-also known as bike kitchens or bike co-ops-where you can do your own free or low-cost bike repairs.

Bike sharing programs
College towns and university campuses are leaders in bike sharing in California.