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Sun, Jan 02


Location varies-Oakland, Berkeley

CIRCA Starter 100

Brand new to cycling and want to get a hang of riding longer? Join this beginner friendly 4-week training program. We’ll gradually increase mileage, elevation, and have accomplished 100 miles in 1 month!

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CIRCA Starter 100
CIRCA Starter 100

Time & Location

Jan 02, 2022, 9:00 AM – Jan 23, 2022, 9:00 AM

Location varies-Oakland, Berkeley

About the Event

Who is this for: Brand new cyclists, those looking for a way to gently ease back in, and want to ride with a patient group of folks. Road, hybrid, or mountain bikes are highly recommended. As always, please consult with your doctor before starting any training program.


  • Must have attended at least the first session of the Beginner Cycling Classes (BCC), Safety First. If you are interested in both the CIRCA Starter 100 and all 3 BCC, one class will be fully waived. Taking the courses covers all you need to know to enjoy this training program to its fullest.
  • OR you have done other cycling events and are comfortable with performing the above

Are you a BRAND new cyclist just starting your journey to ride longer distances? Want to ride more regularly on bike-friendly routes? Join this beginner friendly 4-week training program (~12hrs) where we’ll gradually add miles and elevation each week. Challenge yourself at YOUR own pace all while becoming a stronger and smarter cyclist.


  • ~12 hours of fully guided routes that are mostly bike friendly
  • 3 weekday Wednesday sessions (~1hr each Wed) with a focus on quality fitness rides (some climbing)
  • 4 Saturday morning sessions (~9 total hours) focused on building endurance and exploring

In one month, you’ll:

  • Be equipped with knowledge on best practices for group riding
  • Have a better understanding of how to gauge if a ride is fit for you
  • Build your endurance and confidence on the road
  • Completed 100 solid miles in ONE month!


Wednesdays, 1 hour each day.

Sundays, starting at 9:00am, each Sunday duration will vary depending on distance

Week 1 (10 miles, ~0-200ft)

Week 2 (15 miles, ~200-300ft)

Week 3 (20 miles, ~400-600ft)

Week 4 (25 miles, ~600-800ft)


Wednesdays - Rockridge BART

Saturdays - Ranges from Oakland, and Berkeley.





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