Redlands Bicycle Classic races to the finish line – Press Enterprise

  • The boys start the race for 6-year-olds at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands, Calif. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. The Classic is back for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic began. (Photo by Milka Soko, collaborating photographer)

  • Matakai Parmelee on his way to winning the public race...

    Matakai Parmelee on his way to winning the public race for 3-year-olds at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands, Calif. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Six-year-old Jacob Sweet poses for a photo after running...

    Jacob Sweet, 6, poses for a photo after racing at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands, Calif., on Saturday, April 23, 2022. In addition to professional races, the Classic hosts community races for children from the age of 3 years. (Photo by Milka Soko, collaborating photographer)

  • Families take pictures at the start line of a children's race...

    Families take photos at the start line of a children’s race at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Contributing Photographer Milka Soko)

  • Children wait at the starting line for their race at...

    Children wait at the start line for their race at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands on Saturday April 23, 2022. The Classic is back on after a three-year delay due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo by Milka Soko, collaborating photographer)

  • Brixton Duncanson takes part in the 4-year-old race...

    Brixton Duncanson competes in the race for 4 year olds at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands on Saturday April 23, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Finnley Frame, 2, holds a sign with his mother Amy...

    Finnley Frame, 2, holds a sign with his mother Amy Frame during the Redlands Bicycle Classic public races in downtown Redlands, Calif. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • A group of 6-year-old girls start their race at...

    A group of 6-year-old girls start their race at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands, Calif. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • 4-year-old Goldie Washburn competes in a public race at...

    Goldie Washburn, 4, competes in a public race at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in downtown Redlands, Calif. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

  • Children take part in the 3-year-old race at...

    Children participate in the race for 3-year-olds at the Redlands Bicycle Classic in Redlands, Calif. on Saturday, April 23, 2022. (Photo by Milka Soko, Contributing Photographer)

Riders young and old were back on the streets of Redlands on Saturday April 23, for the first time in three years, as the 2022 Redlands Bicycle Classic came to a climax.

Saturday included downtown contests for 3-17 year olds, an amateur ride, a BMX show, a PossAbilities paracycle relay race and the Redlands City Criterium for men and women.

Events end Sunday with registration beginning at 6 a.m. Events include the Sunset Road Race, novice and pro races, a community ride, and the PossAbilities Paracycle Criterium. A para-cycling clinic is scheduled for 10 a.m. on the lower level of the parking structure at Citrus Avenue and Fifth Street.

Card for Redlands Bicycle Classic, Sunset Road Race on April 24, 2022 in Redlands. (Courtesy of Redlands Bicycle Classic)

Paused during the coronavirus pandemic, the classic was last held in 2019. This is the 36th year the event has been held.

For more information and maps, visit redlandsclassic.com.

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