San Luis Obispo is paradise for mountain bikers, cyclists and recreational bike riders, alike! With all levels of urban bike paths and mountain biking trails, you don’t need to be a pro to enjoy biking in San Luis Obispo.

National races like the AMGEN Tour of California have been held in the city and county. In fact, annual events like Giro Della Costa Centrale, a breathtaking tour of SLO County’s coast and wine country backroads, and Eroica California, an international renowned cycling event, attracts participation of both professionals and amateurs.

With numerous well-marked bike routes within historic Downtown San Luis Obispo and all the way out to Morro Bay, you can travel car free while vacationing to the Central Coast. Check out SLO Car Free for attractions, itineraries and tips on how to get to and around San Luis Obispo.



Recreational Rides

Surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards and minutes from pristine beaches, San Luis Obispo offers a multitude of scenic bike rides. The San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club has detailed information on many popular road biking routes—from 10 mile circuits to more challenging 100-mile rides, such as these listed below.


San Luis Obispo Mountain Biking Trails

The picturesque foothills that encircle San Luis Obispo provide endless opportunities for challenging, scenic mountain biking rides. Grab your bike and explore these suggested San Luis Obispo mountain biking rides.



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