Classes, Rides, and Events!

GET ON YOUR BIKE AND RIDE! Want to learn the trails in the Centre Region, meet more bikers, and get comfortable on your bike? Some of the bicycle advocacy groups in the community offer no-drop group rides and social events in efforts to promote biking. Group rides occur from the late spring through the early fall. Please see below for more information.

Centre Bike – Bike Advocacy and Events The region’s Bicycle Advocacy group, Centre Bike is a great resource for cycling in the Centre Region, reporting issues the biking facilities, addressing cyclist concerns, planning upcoming community projects and events, and promoting region wide efforts for improvements for cyclists. This group meets the second Monday of every month. Community wide events are listed on their interactive calendar. www.centrebike.org

Freeze Thaw Cycles – local bike shop           

Weekly Monday – Beginner Mountain Bike Ride Weekly Wednesday – Gravel Ride www.freezethaw.com

Nittany Mountain Biking Association (NMBA)

Weekly Thursday Mountain Bike Ride    www.nmba.org


Happy Valley Women’s Cycling 

The Bicycle Shop’s Women’s Bike Team. All types of riding and racing.       www.thebicycleshopinc.com/happy-valley-womens-cycling

Penn’s Valley Pedals and Pints Bike Club 

Weekly Wednesday Night Road Ride –Millheim Royrupert56@yahoo.com

State College Cycling 

Weekly Tuesday Road Rides http://www.statecollegecycling.com/

The Bicycle Shop – local bike shop 

Weekly Monday Beginner Women’ s Mountain Bike Ride

Tuesday Shop Mountain Bike Ride   www.thebicycleshopinc.com

The following bike classes are offered via in the Centre Region Planning Agency: 

  • Tire Change Clinic
  • Mountain Biking 101
  • Biking in the Centre Region 101
  • Winter Riding
  • Bike Commuting 101
  • Bike Maintenance 101
  • Lil’ Striders

Visit CRPR’s Biking Page for a list of available classes and for registration. Please contact Trish Meek, Transportation Planner for CRPA, at tmeek@crcog.net for more information on classes. 

The following informational and promotional events are held throughout the year: 

  • Ask a Cyclist Information Table
  • Commuter Coffee
  • Bike to Work Day
  • Bike Anywhere Fridays
  • Light Up the Night

Please visit our Engage State College Page and click the images below to access our social media accounts for more Borough events!

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