Santa Barbara > Activities > Santa Barbara Biking, Bike Riding, Bicycling

Santa Barbara Car Free - Some of the finest year-round bicycling in the U.S. is available on and off road in the Santa Barbara area. Well-marked bike paths not only cover the waterfront, but extend west to Goleta and the University of California, Santa Barbara campus. See How to be Car Free for some suggestions and itineraries. Some bicycle services even offer delivery and pickup at your hotel. Click for information on taking your bike on the train. See excursions for information on bike tours.

I Bike Santa Barbara - I Bike Santa Barbara features a single-day biking tour along some of the best routes in our beautiful wine country. Shuttle transport to and from Santa Barbara and the wine country is included, as is a Specialized Sirrus hybrid bike and helmet. A good starting fitness level is recommended for the 15-mile guided tour; however this route is traveled at a sight-seeing pace and enjoyable for a variety of skill levels. After touring the gorgeous vineyards and quaint farms and towns of Santa Ynez Valley, relax and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch and wine tasting. Find out why our guests say this was the highlight of their trip to Santa Barbara. C'mon Everybody!

Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition - Founded in 1991, the Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition (SB Bike) is a countywide advocacy and resource organization that promotes bicycling for safe transportation and recreation. It consists of dedicated volunteers who maintain contact with City, County and regional transportation professionals, elected officials, educators, bike clubs, employee transportation coordinators, bike shops, bike manufacturers, and other advocacy groups.