SHASTA COUNTY- The 2018 Shasta Bike Challenge was the biggest the county has seen with huge triumphs and momentum that will carry on well into the future. With the challenge lasting the entire month of May, 1,009 local riders, including 63 teams, cranked out enough miles to loop around the world over 6 times (158,088 miles to be exact). Nearly two-thousand of these miles were transportation trips to work. On average, 356 cyclists a day took to the streets and trails and logged a trip. Shasta County as a community was ranked #2 Nationally at the end of May, beating much larger areas across the nation. Shasta County was the 3rd largest participant in the Nation and made up for over 20% of the cyclists in California participating in the National Bike Challenge.