Club Rides

The Rapha Cycle Club San Francisco is located in the Marina District, just a 10-minute ride from the Golden Gate Bridge, the gateway to Marin County and some of the best riding in the area. Most rides meet or end at the Club, so you’ll be able to fuel up with a coffee and a snack, and recover with a ​snack and a drink.

Tuesday Ladies Night Social Ride

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Join us for a women’s only social ride every Tuesday Night, we head into the Headlands from the Cycle Club and go for a 2 hour ride at a friendly pace. As this is a sunset ride, please remember to bring lights.

  • Time: Every Tuesday, meet at the Cycle Club at 5:30pm, depart at 6pm
  • Distance: Ladies Night typically takes a Headlands Loop on a two hour ride.
  • Pace: Our Club Rides average 12-16mph. Our rides have a “no drop” policy and we allow several chances to regroup.
  • Route: Varies each week. For more information, join the Rapha CCSFC Strava Group to see each week’s route.
  • Terrain: Please note that while our rides stick primarily to the road, it is not uncommon for them to feature an off-road section.
  • Requirements: For your enjoyment road bikes, helmets and foot retention are required. Please remember to bring flat changing tools and an extra tube. Riding snacks and water are also strongly suggested.

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Stammtisch

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‘Stammtisch’ translates from German as ‘regulars’ table’, the gathering (and drinking) spot for locals in a neighborhood pub. Which is why this off-road, dirt ride ends at Biergarten for a few brews. Please bring lights and be prepared to ride dirt roads.

Time: Every Thursday, meet at the Cycle Club at 5:30pm, depart at 6pm

  • Distance: Stammtisch frequently takes a variation of a Headlands Loop with a route featuring dirt and gravel elements.
  • Pace: Our Club Rides average 15-17mph. While spirited at times, our rides have a “no drop” policy and we allow several chances to regroup
  • Route: Varies each week and unveiled prior to depart each Thursday.
  • Terrain: Please note that while our rides stick primarily to the road, it is not uncommon for them to feature an off-road section.
  • Requirements: For your enjoyment road bikes, helmets and foot retention are required. Please remember to bring flat changing tools and an extra tube. Riding snacks and water are also strongly suggested.

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Saturday Club Ride

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Join us every Saturday on our Club Ride, which takes riders over the Golden Gate Bridge and into Marin County. Marin County features some of the area’s best riding with the most varied terrain imaginable. As our Club Ride is unsupported, riders should come prepared with food, water, tubes, and any tools you might need.

  • Time: Meet at the Cycle Club at 8am, depart at 8:30am.
  • Distance: Our Club Rides range anywhere from 40-70 miles on average with plenty of options to split off should your schedule need you back sooner.
  • Pace: Our Club Rides average 15-17mph. While spirited at times, our rides have a “no drop” policy and we allow several chances to regroup
  • Route: Varies each week. For more information, please check @raphacycleclub or contact the club.
  • Terrain: Please note that while our rides stick primarily to the road, it is not uncommon for them to feature an off-road section.
  • Requirements: For your enjoyment road bikes, helmets and foot retention are required. Please remember to bring flat changing tools and an extra tube. Riding snacks and water are also strongly suggested.

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Sunday Women’s Ride

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Our Women’s Ride embarks every Sunday morning and ventures into Marin County. Come prepared for 3-5 hours on the bike with some fantastic company.

  • Time: Meet at the Rapha Cycle Club San Francisco at 8.30am, ride leaves at 9am.
  • Distance: Our Club Rides range anywhere from 40-70 miles on average with plenty of options to split off should your schedule need you back sooner.
  • Pace: Our Club Rides average 12-16mph. While spirited at times, our rides have a “no drop” policy and we allow several chances to regroup
  • Route: Varies each week. For more information, please check @raphacycleclub or contact the club.
  • Terrain: Please note that while our rides stick primarily to the road, it is not uncommon for them to feature an off-road section.
  • Requirements: For your enjoyment road bikes, helmets and foot retention are required. Please remember to bring flat changing tools and an extra tube. Riding snacks and water are also strongly suggested.

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Women’s Coached Rides with Lorri Lee Lown

Elevate your riding and hone your skills with one of our coached rides. Rides are generally 50-60 miles and intended for the rider who already is familiar with such distance and is looking to gain instruction and feedback.

April 26 – Bike Handling and Cornering – Handle your bike with ease and feel comfortable in the saddle for hours. Take your corners cleanly, safely and effortlessly.

May 31 – Group Riding and Pacelining – Learn the art of drafting and riding in a group effectively and safely.

August 2 – Climbing and Descending Technique – Learn how to efficiently climb up and confidently descend down.

​Space is limited. ​
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