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SSFTA Spring BBQ & Potluck - 5/3/14

The sky is clear, the birds are chirping, and if you look real hard, the hills in the foothills are green! It must be time for the  the SSFTA Spring Barbecue and Potluck! Get your bike cleaned and your favorite side dish prepared for our BBQ potluck on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Lake Ming! Look for the club booth near the campground entrance, where we had our October Halloweenie Roast.

We will start the day with two group rides rolling out from the Lake Ming parking lot at 9:00am. We will have two ride leaders and sweepers for the intermediate and casual groups. The club will be providing hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks, which should all be ready by the time the two groups get back! Bring your bike, family, and your favorite side dish to share at this family friendly event!

Contact the club at if you have any questions and join the facebook event to keep up with any updates. 


SSFTA Road Rides - Thursdays

We are all about cross training (or just mixing up the social fun) so come join us Thursday evenings for a road ride.  No pressure to wear spandex and go ahead and throw on that Camelback and helmet visor!  Just leave the mountain bike at home and bring/borrow something with skinny tires.  Ride starts from Thorner Elementary at 6:00 p.m. and will be lead by Eddie Gonzalez! Lights are suggested as the ride will be rolling back into the parking lot close to dusk. The route will include the bike path and back through Hart Park and will be about 20 miles long.  Route may be altered some days.  As with our mountain bike rides, no one gets dropped.

Email the club if you have any questions.


Kern River Duathlon - 4/27/14

Do you like running before and after your ride? If so, join the Kern Wheelmen’s Kern River Duathlon on Sunday, April 27, 2014! Participants will start with a 2 mile run around Hart park before jumping on their bikes (preferably road bikes) for an 11 miles ride on Alfred Harrell. The excitement ends with a transition (possible cyclocross dismount) into the last 2 mile run section. Post-race drinks and refreshments will be provided by the Wheelmen for all participants and medals will be handed out at the park! Get registered at and support this awesome local event! 

Register now!


La Bicicleta Boutique Cyclofemme Ride: 5/11/14

Taken from La Bicicleta Boutiques facebook event for Sunday, May 11, 2014:

Join La Bicicleta Boutique and Bike Bakersfield for Bakersfield’s first ever Cyclofemme ride! The ride will be at a casual, 10-12 mph pace and will start in Downtown Bakersfield and go out to Riverwalk Park where riders will turn around and head back to Downtown. The ride will begin at 9 AM at La Bicicleta Boutique, located at 1820 G Street. Following the ride we will enjoy food and beverages. Riders are encouraged to wear a helmet. The ride is free so bring the whole family and let’s get ready for a great time! 

You can check it out at or the facebook event


Stewards of the Sequoia - BBQ 6/7/14

The Stewards of the Sequoia are hosting their annual Trail Preservation Fundraiser BBQ on Saturday, June 7, 2014. Get over to Lake Isabella KOA Campground in Weldon by 5:00pm for this great fundraiser and support the group who fights to keep our trails open! Weldon may sound far, but the KOA campground is actually closer to us than KRBC is! Raffle tickets are available for $5.00 or 4 for $20.00 and the prizes are valued at over $4,000! All proceeds for this event will go towards funding the Stewards of the Sequoia!

Visit the Stewards' website for more information!


Small Miracles Bike Ride - 4/26/14

Join the Small Miracles Bike Ride on Saturday, April 26, 2014, to help fund the fight against cancer! This will be a road ride along the Kern River Parkway, but if you have heavy gears, bring out the fat tire to this incredible event. All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Registration is open at . Check out the event flyer for more info!



Southern Sierra Fat Tire Association is a fun, non-profit, social gathering of mountain bike enthusiasts committed to serving and promoting the sport of mountain biking in Kern County. 

For more information, please contact us:
(661) 412-2029
PO Box 1067, Bakersfield, CA  93302-1067

Monday 6pm - Beginner/Intermediate
Wednesday 6pm - Intermediate/Advanced
Saturday 8am - Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced
Sunday 8am - Beginner




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