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Pedal Through, by first-time film director and new mountain biker Analise. Follow her journey of self-healing and growth during a week-long bikepacking adventure through the Oregon backcountry.

QOM Group Ride (Santa Monica)

Join us every Wednesday as we conquer the Santa Monica mountains! (Starting March 5th)


All rides start and stop at:
Bike Effect
910 Broadway St., #101
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Roll promptly at 8:00am

The routes are designed to be challenging, while accommodating a range of fitness levels. The group will work together on the flats, averaging 18-20 mph.  For those who want to hammer, not to worry, there will be plenty of opportunities to push hard on the hills with re-group points at the top. 

We ask all riders to follow these rules to keep our group as safe as possible.

  • You must be comfortable riding in groups and pacelines.
  • No aero bars or hybrid bikes.
  • Clip-in pedals and helmets are required.
  • All riders must carry their own tubes and air, in case of flats.
  • Rides are unsupported, so please bring adequate food and water.

There are a few spots located under the shop.  
If those are full, 9 hour meters are available on 9th and 10th street.
There is also parking at the Santa Monica Library.

Santa Monica Library Parking Fees (601 Santa Monica Blvd)
• First 30 minutes Free
• Next 2 hours $1 per hour
• Each add’l 30 minutes $1

Parking hassels will be rewarded with the
best post-ride shop-espresso in town!



We start every month with "Climbing Light", building in distance and elevation as the month progresses.  Below is what we have planned this month, but please note routes are subject to change.

Short on time?  No problem!  We'll provide turnaround options for ladies that need to turn back early.

1st Wednesday
Climbing Light:  Amalfi + Mandi
20mi / 1,600’
Click here for route map

2nd Wednesday
Tour of the Canyons
28mi / 3,400’
Click here for route map

3rd Wednesday
Latigo out-and-back
53mi / 3,900’
Click here for route map

4th Wednesday
Piuma Loop
55mi / 4,300’
Click here for route map