Welcome! The VeloRaptors are a social group of cyclists based out of Montclair, Oakland. Our regular rides are:
Sunday - 8:45 Meet at Paddington Cafe in Montclair,
Wednesday - 9:00 Meet at Starbucks in Montclair, and
Saturday - 8:45 Meet at Warehouse 416, 416 26th in Uptown Oakland.
Most rides are 30 miles (or less). We usually stop for coffee/snacks at a cafe along the way.

Raptor Readers List


  • January – The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  • February – War and Turpentine by Stefan Hertmans
  • March – The Undoing Project by Michael Lewis
  • April – LaRose by Louise Erdrich
  • May –  On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century by Timothy Snyder