The Red Sea Cyclists Community Club ties together cycling enthusiasts throughout KAUST. We promote all forms of cycling for commuting, health, recreational and competitive purposes. We actively engage with community officials to make KAUST a safer and more attractive environment for cyclists of all ages. 

To join please email Alma.

Membership Dues:
SAR 50 (One-time fee)
Membership dues pay for bike tools and maintenance of the bike trailer and rack that we use for group outings.

For Inquiries Contact Us 

Phone: 0568304283 (Marcelo’s phone)

Mountain Bikers Contact 

Phone: 056 898 5126

Road Bikers Contact 


Member Benefits

  • Red Sea Cyclists Community Club advocates cycling throughout the community

  • RSC supports members in maintenance and the acquisition of equipments

  • RSC members can use the club's tools and bike stands for repair and maintenance.

  • RSC members can use the club's trailer and bike carrier. 

  • RSC members get a discount on our annual bike shirts. 

  • RSC organizes club social activities.

  • RSC members are involved in regular road rides within and outside KAUST.

  • RSC organizes regular off-campus MTB rides on weekend mornings.

RSC Activities:

  • Weekly sunset rides for beginners take place at 6:00 p.m., meet at the golf course (see ad below)


  • RSC supports Community Open Day, Bike Week, and other cycling-related activities.
  • Many members ride around campus on their own or in small, self-organized groups.
  • Road biking activities:
    • The road cyclists normally meet on Monday and Wednesday mornings. They depart from the Gas Station at 5:30 a.m. sharp, depending on personal preference and preferred speed. The route is approximately 30 km and takes around one hour. The groups start and finish at the Gas Station.
    • For beginner road cyclists or cyclists who have not been riding for some time, please contact us to discuss where you will best fit in.
    • Members occasionally organize weekend group rides off-campus.
  • MTB Activities:
    • A group of experienced mountain bikers organizes “outrides” in the desert hills almost every weekend, leaving campus around 5:00 on Fridays. Contact Alma or Heiko.
    • We occasionally organize MTB family-fun-outrides depending on demand.
  • RSC organizes rides to local competitions and gets involved in annual community events such as the KAUST Bike Race, KAUST Triathlon, and multiple activities during Bike Week.


Club Charter

Please find the club charter here for more information on how we run the club.