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Folsom Bike's Local Cycling Routes

Stay riding, stay healthy and enjoy our selection local routes from each of our locations. We have been overwhelmed by your support and response to these routes so we hope you enjoy them now and also with your group of riding friends in the future! 


Serrano & Cameron Park - 17 Miles

Looking for 1.7k feet of climbing in a little over 17 miles? Well, we have the route for you! leaving from our El Dorado Hills location, this route takes in the Serrano climb before hitting Bass Lake Rd and some great neighborhood streets in Cameron Park.

Penryn & Newcastle Rollers - 41 Miles

Training rides are meant to be fun and hard and this 40-mile route from our Folsom location certainly ticks both of these boxes. Taking in some of the best rolling terrain in the area, this route heads north to Newcastle before a rapid return along Auburn-Folsom Blvd. 

Starbuck & Deer Valley from EDH - 21 Miles

Starbuck and Deer Valley Road are two of our favorite local roads and this route takes in both. Once you reach the Starbuck and Deer Valley junction, a long and fun downhill awaits. Enjoy.

Folsom Prison - 10 Miles

Need a quick spin! This awesome route would make for a great 45 minute spin! Enjoy climbing the bike path from the Rainbow Bridge all the way to the Johnny Cash Bridge.

El Dorado Hills short climbs - 27 Miles

Climb, descend, and enjoy some of our favorite local roads on this challenging but relatively short road route from our El Dorado Hills location. 

Lake Loop Plus Plus - 80 Miles

Is the regular lake loop not enough for you? This boosted version adds on some great Placer County roads through Lincoln and Loomis for a great big day out!  

New Houses EDH Road - 12 Miles

Take in El dorado Hills’ new housing projects and business estate on this 45-minute training route.

Folsom Lake Loop - 52 Miles

The classic Folsom Lake Loop offers plenty of variety in terms of terrain and scenery. Long climbs combine with good descents to make this a good ride for longer training efforts. 

Rocklin Rockin' Rollers - 22 Miles

Focus your efforts on the Sierra College climb and enjoy the rolling Granite Bay hills. Sierra College is great for 5-10 minute training efforts while the rest of the ride offers sprint and power interval opportunities. 

Folsom & Loomis - 30 Miles

With some similarities to our Wednesday Night Team Ride, this route incorporates fast sections with the steady climb up Sierra College. 

EDH Mother Lode - 55 Miles

This is a classic foothills loop, which includes some of our favorite local roads and climbs. Placerville provides a welcome rest stop where riders can fuel up and prepare themselves for a fun second half.

Folsom, Lincoln, Newcastle Lollipop - 48 Miles

Varied countryside and a taste of the foothills make this a lovely three to four-hour outing. the Chilli Hill Rd Climb provides some punishment with its steep pitches up to 12% in gradient. 

Folsom Lake MTB - 14 Miles

A great MTB loop from our Folsom location. This loop takes in great trails and a variety of terrain. It can also be tackled on a cyclocross or gravel bike if you do not mind a bumpy ride.

El Dorado Hills & Rescue Road - 36 Miles

Another route to enjoy on your bike. This climbing-intensive 35-mile loop from our El Dorado Hills location is a great way to spend a couple of hours. 

Orangevale Road - 35 Miles

Continue to explore local roads with this great 25-mile loop from our Folsom location. Including a lovely stretch on the bike path and winding backroads, this is a great hour and a half ride!

Auburn's Finest Road - 44 Miles

Looking for a solo spin to isolate on two wheels? We've got a route for you! With some of our favorite climbs and descents in the area, this 44-mile loop takes in the superb descent of ridge road as well as climbing Baxter Grade.

Bass Lake Road - 20 Miles

With plenty of climbing and some great descents and views over Folsom Lake, this 20-mille loop from our El Dorado Hills location is a great training ride!

Cameron Park Road - 30 Miles

Today's recommended route features great climbs, little known roads and great riding. 30-miles in total with 3k ft of climbing, this routes is a great two-hour workout on the road bike. It can also be done from our El Dorado Hills location (making a 26-mile loop).

French Town Road - 50 Miles

Get out and isolate on two wheels with this 50-mile route from our El Dorado Hills location. Featuring some of our favorite and most picturesque roads as well as eye-watering climbs, this route is one of the most scenic and varied half centuries you'll undertake!

Super Bowl Sunday Road - 35 Miles

A favorite road route and one that anyone who attended our Super Bowl Sunday Ride will be familiar with. This 35-mile road route conquers some of our top local roads including the gruelingly steep Glenview and the fast and winding downhill on Shirland Tract.

EDH Gravel/MTB - 11 Miles

Ride local and have fun with this mixed terrain route from our El Dorado Hills location. This hilly route is perfect for exploring the back trails and roads of EDH. Plus, the route looks a bit like a dinosaur!

EDH to the Lake - 18 Miles

Varied local roads and challenging short climbs make this a great hour to hour and a half route on the road.

Fair Oaks From Folsom - 25 Miles

Skirting the picturesque Lake Natoma, this 23-mile road loop takes in quiet roads and bike trail plus a brief stint in Fair Oaks! Enjoy!

Salmon Falls Coloma - 48 Miles

This 48 mile route, from our El Dorado Hills location, up Salmon Falls Road and beyond to Coloma. On the return leg you'll enjoy a steep climb up Cold Springs Rd before rolling countryside back to Cameron Park and EDH.

Folsom & Rescue - 40 Miles

Taking in some of the classic cycling roads of the area, including Malcolm Dixon and Deer Valley, this route is packed with great climbs and descents. 

Folsom & East Roseville - 21 Miles

Another Great local route for you to enjoy this week! Leaving from our Folsom location, this 21-mile road ride is a pre-work favorite for our staff due to its pleasant scenery and quiet roads.

Cameron Park from EDH - 21 Miles

Enjoy climbing up to Cameron Park via Serrano. Take care on Bass Lake Road while also enjoying views down towards Sacramento.

EDH & Folsom Lake Climbs - 18 Miles

If short and steep climbs whet your appetite then this is the ride for you! Climbs up Appian Way, Francisco Drive, Mormon Island Dr, and Beatty make this a real gear-cruncher of a route.  

Folsom & Roseville Wiggle - 52 Miles

A variety of back roads and bike paths make this a great half century training ride. Plenty of short climbs and rolling sections make this a good ride for focusing on short efforts. 

Both stores from EDH - 22 Miles

Make your way between our two stores via back roads and bike paths including the Johny Cash Trail. Enjoy a coffee at Folsom Grind before returning to our EDH location.

Folsom Cavitt Stallman Rd - 15 Miles

A Quick route for you to enjoy from our Folsom location this week! this 16-mile route towards Roseville and then back to Granite Bay is perfect for openers or for a quick 45-minute to an hour spin.

EDH to Folsom Lake & Costco Hill - 16 Miles

A good quick route that culminates in a climb up the sustained Costco Hill, this hour-long loop is a great training route for weekday rides. 

Folsom & Sierra College - 40 Miles

A couple of great climbs and winding roads make this a great training ride. A couple of sections on busier roads do not detract from many quiet sections where you can take in all of the road and enjoy riding.

EDH & Placerville Longest Day - 80 Miles

For the longest day of the year, enjoy this varied and hilly route. Long climbs to Mosquito and back towards Placerville are highlights where you will really get a good sense of mountain riding. 

EDH The Bergs of El Dorado County - 35 Miles

Take in the bevy of short but very steep climbs that El Dorado County has to offer with this route.  

Folsom & Fair Oaks  - 38 Miles

Get out and enjoy the awesome bike trails around the American River on this 37-mile route. 

EDH Serrano figure 8 - 11 Miles

Looking for a fun and short road route to kick off your July 4th? Check out this 11-mile route from our El Dorado Hills location. 

Folsom July 4th loop - 38 Miles

While we sadly won't be running our Annual July 4th Shop Ride, we hope you get out and enjoy this great route! this was last year's ride route and it offers plenty of great climbing, views, and descents over 38 miles.

EDH New Developments - 13 Miles

Explore some of the new housing developments around the Folsom/El Dorado Hills area with this short 13-mile loop from our Town Center location. Take care on the short section on White Rock Rd as traffic can be heavy. A couple of steep climbs make this a great training route.

Folsom Auburn Lollipop - 40 Miles

If a varied selection of quiet roads, gear-crunching climbs, and rolling scenery is what you are looking for then this 38-mile route from our Folsom location is for YOU! 

Flags over El Dorado Hills - 20 Miles

A short but hilly road route for you to enjoy this week from our El Dorado Hills store. A Couple of our favorite local climbs make this one and a half to two-hour route a great training ride.

Folsom & Fair Oaks - 30 Miles

Enjoy the bike trail as well as other great local roads on this flat training ride though Folsom & Fair Oaks.

Sly Park Gravel - 50 Miles

Do you want to get out into the wilderness? Enjoy this remote gravel ride with plenty of climbing. Make sure to bring provisions and check road conditions in advance!

Granite Bay Criss Cross - 32 Miles

Ride into August with this criss-crossing route of Granite Bay and Loomis. Plenty of our favorite roads and short little climbs. 

Take the Last Train to Clarksville - 21 Miles

Lots of climbing and great views over Folsom and Sacramento make this a enjoyable ride along the and up Beatty.  

EDH 2400ft climbs - 21 Miles

22 miles with 2,400ft of climbing makes this a hilly and quick route for anyone looking for a good workout on fun and quiet local roads.

Folsom Roseville Jaunt - 22 Miles

Head out from our Folsom location towards Roseville before returning via the Roseville bike path. The final climb up Oak Hill Drive offers a great opportunity for 30 second maximum efforts as it is quite steep. 

Horns over Loomis - 39 Miles

Cool local climbs as well as fast flat roads make this 39-mile route the perfect 2-3 hour ride for those looking for versatile terrain and challenges. 

Jurgens Road EDH - 37 Miles

This route offers some proper adventuring and climbing on El Dorado County backroads. As you may be able to tell from the above photo, Jurgens Road has a creek running across it. The creek can be quite high and impassable from November to May and even then you may have to take your shoes and socks off and carry your bike across! It's all part of the fun though! 

Rocklin & Lincoln Lolli - 44 Miles

Head for the Rocklin hills with this 44-mile route. Riders are in for short and sharp climbs on this route with nice views over the golf courses of Lincoln. 

El Dorado County - 38 Miles

After an initial climb up Serano, enjoy rolling roads through typical Sierra foothill countryside. this 38-mile route from our El Dorado Hills location is a great way to spend a Saturday morning!

Cothrin Ranch from Folsom - 41 Miles

Enjoy a weekend of fine weather with this 40-mile route from our Folsom location. Some of our favorite country roads and scenery are packed into this great loop including Cothrine Ranch and Malcolm Dixon

Into the Auburn SRA from Folsom - 52 Miles

The highlight of this ride is the superb descent into the Auburn SRA and area-classic climb back out. Watch for heavy traffic on the descent. Especially on weekends. Nonetheless this is a great route with plenty of fun road riding. 

Folsom Climbing Loop - 23 Miles

A staff-favorite pre-work ride, this 23-mile route from our Folsom location is good mixture climbing and cool Folsom backstreets. 

Folsom Prison Blues - 8 Miles

A great short paved loop which predominantly takes riders on bike path trails. Great for families or beginner riders. 

2020 Turkey Burnoff Route - 31 Miles

Looking for a little turkey burnoff ride on Black Friday? Check out this 31-mile route from our El Dorado Hills location which takes you up and around Cameron Park and Deer Valley.

Granite Bay MTB/CX - 3.5

This week we've got some great routes to ride with kids! This is a classic Granite Bay loop that is a favorite of our Junior Mountain Bike Program. Head up to the famous bench before looping back around to the Granite Beach parking lot.

EDH Up and Down - 16 Miles

With a handful of short and steep climbs this route from our El Dorado Hills store is a great hour-plus route. 

Latrobe Gravel - 20 Miles

wide open sweeping gravel roads across a wide open area that feels far from Folsom and El Dorado Hills despite only being 20 minutes away.  

EDH to Woodside Way Climb - 29 Miles

Some great climbing from our El Dorado Hills location awaits you on this ride. Head up to Shingle Springs to take on the steep Woodside Way before returning back down the hill.

El Dorado back roads and rat runs - 43 Miles

This 41-mile route from our El Dorado Hills location is filled with quiet back roads and, at this time of the year, lush green scenery. There is also a good chunk of climbing and descending.

Folsom Beatty Bruiser - 21 Miles

If you are looking for a fun 21-mile road ride from our Folsom location this weekend then check out this route. Taking in the Beatty climb as well as pleasant lap around Folsom, this route is an ideal 1-2 hour ride. 

EDH Deer Valley - 30 Miles

Climb up and around Cameron Park and the staff-favorite Deer Valley Road before returning to El Dorado Hills. 

Folsom, Lincoln, Newcastle - 48 Miles

A variation on the popular Coffee Republic Ride - this route adds in a trip along the beautiful Virginiatown Rd.

To Newcastle & About - 34 Miles

Devised as a farewell ride to long-term staff member Scott, this 34-mile ride offers a variety of rolling terrain as it travels up towards Newcastle from our Folsom location before returning along Folsom Auburn.

Summit Village and Cameron Park - 34 Miles

With some climbing straight out of the gate, this hilly route has plenty of back road climbing and fun descents. 

To Newcastle & About - 101 Miles

As centuries go, this one, from our Folsom location is not too tough with a relatively flat first half and some good climbing up towards Auburn. Auburn is also a good spot to refuel after a lengthy climb. 

Scotts Flat MTB Taster - 12 Miles

If you are looking to get out further afield and explore on your mountain bike then check out the Scotts Flat area near Nevada City. This 12-mile mountain route is a great teaser of some of the superb trails in the Scotts Flat area. Hoot is a particular highlight and there are plenty of offerings for riders at any level.