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Foxy's Fall Century October 21, 2017

Centuries, Fun Rides, Other Bike Events

Northern California Road Bike Century Rides

Ride the Rim, Sept. 9 & 16, 2017


9/2 Tour & Taste of the Valley: Historic Old Town Orcutt. 31 & 62 mi. routes along the beautiful vineyards and rolling hills of the Santa Maria Valley. After the ride enjoy a food, wine and beer tasting event with over 50 wineries, breweries and restaurants providing complimentary tastings with live music, an artist’s market, bike valet and much more. Ride price includes fully supported ride, tasting event with souvenir glass & shirt. 100% of the proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley. Hotel discounts and some RV parking available. For more info call 805-354-7421 or

9/9 LifeMoves Ride to end Homelessness: Palo Alto. 10, 40 mi. routes. A community ride to raise funds to support housing programs and services. With your support, we can help our neighbors experiencing homelessness in Silicon Valley! After the ride, join the LifeMoves NextGen team for Paella and fun.

9/10 Annual Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Stateline South Shore, Lake Tahoe. Fully Supported 72 mi. ride around Lake Tahoe. Fee includes goodie bag, event number, event t-shirt, waterbottle, food & beverage at rest stops including lunch on course, tech support, first aid, SAG transport support, event photo, after-ride meal & pool party with live music. For info, Curtis Fong, (800) 565-2704 or

9/10 Ride to Defeat Diabetes (R2D2): Vacaville. A metric, 25 mi. and 10 mi. family-friendly routes through Vacaville and Winters. A fund raising event to benefit the programs of NorthBay Diabetes & Endocrinology. Reg. includes t-shirts, a raffle ticket, lunch and refreshments will be provided for registered riders. Register online at

9/11-16 International Human Powered Speed Challenge: Battle Mountain, NV. Week-long World Human Powered Speed Challenge, which draws speed contestants and their fastest bikes from around the globe.

9/16 Tehachapi GranFondo: Tehachapi. 18, 38, 60, 86, 104 mi. routes. Not officially a race, this event is chip timed so that participants can compete for fastest times in their age category and on certain climbs. We will take riders through beautiful mountains and valleys that showcase the areas scenic beauty. Your reg includes custom event jersey, timing chip, finisher medal, post ride meal at the festival. Use coupon code CAMAG17 for a $15 discount off your entry! go to

9/16 Tour de Fresno: Kingsburg. Century, to Fowler & back; 74 mi. metric, 52 mi. half century & 30 mi.

9/17 Edible Pedal 100: Bowers Mansion Reg'l Park, 21 miles S of Reno, 10, 35, 50, 74 100 mi. routes. The short route takes families or beginners through the Washoe Valley. The 35, 50, 74 mi routes roll along country roads and thru rustic towns and has some climbing. The 100 mi. takes riders up Kingsbury Grade from Carson City to Lake Tahoe. Reg. fee includes challenging courses, fully-stocked rest stops, SAG, waterbottle, after-ride barbecue. For more info, go to

9/23 McCloud Bike-toberfest: McCloud. 30 mi. A festival of biking with road and off-road rides, cyclocross racing, live band. McCloud Dam road ride through rolling hills begins on Main St. Wind your way around McCloud Lake to the Dam and return 12.5 mi. bike ride w/rest stop at Friday's Resort is a gradual downhill. The return ride is uphill back to downtown McCloud. 22 mi. off road ride from 3,260 ft. elev. to 3,823 ft. elev. Riders are bused to Algoma Campsite with bikes following in a trailer. The first 13 miles are moderate, somewhat technical singletrack on the McCloud River Trail. Full service rest stop at Lakin Dam.

9/23 Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk: Yountville Veterans Home. 12, 28, 100 mi. routes; also, 2 62 mi. routes, one a “lite” ride and the other, a challenge. Ride the beautiful Napa Valley. Reg. fees: $85 through 6/30; $99 from 7/1-9/17; Day-of reg.: $150; Walk reg.: $35. All participants 18+ are asked to fundraise $150. Fee includes pre-event support & fundraising website, breakfast and mechanical support at the start, snacks, hydration, medical support, bike mechanics, and restrooms at the rest stops, SAG wagons, lunch, and entertainment. Register with the code CYCLECA for a discount off your reg. A fundraiser for the ALS Association Golden West Chapter, (510) 251-2572,

9/23-24 Waves to Wine: Cow Palace or Sonoma Mountain Village. Ride from San Francisco to Sonoma County on day 1 along coastal Hwy 1; then spend day 2 exploring Sonoma County’s backroads. A fundraiser for National MS Society.

9/30 Canary Challenge: Palo Alto. Choose from four scenic cycling routes (100 mi, 75K, 50 mi, 50K) and a family-friendly 5K walk/run/bike that’s great to do with kids or pets. Our Canary Village has music, food and tons of fun-filled activities. Join our amazing community coming together to fundraise for cancer early detection research. We’ve raised millions of dollars for programs that are developing methods to detect cancer earlier, when chances of beating it are greatest.

9/30 Central Coast Classique: Heritage Square Park, Arroyo Grande. 30, 64, 100 mi. rides along SLO’s iconic spots: Pismo Beach, Avila Beach, Edna Valley Vineyards, Lopez Lake, and Huasna Valley.

9/30 FestiVELO Diwali: Cupertino. FestiVELO Diwali is a fun family bike ride with routes designed for everyone. Add a spin to your day by taking on one amongst 3 cracking routes (the Sparkler: 5 km., The Spinner: 25 km. and The Rocket: 50 km.) All routes lead right to fun, food and festivities at Bay Area Diwali Festival of Lights.

Southern California Road Bike Century Rides


9/9 White Mountain Double: Bishop. Enjoy the “Highway to Heaven and experience the newly added “Devils Triangle.” This ride goes entirely around the White Mountain range and has a climb to the Ancient Bristlecne Pine Forest.

9/9 Mammoth Gran Fondo: Mammoth Lakes. 42, 70, 102 mi. high altitude riding. KOM/QOM for gran fondo. 75 mi. of the gran fondo route closed to traffic. Fee includes signature pint glass & finisher’s tech t-shirt.

9/16 Amtrak Century: Irvine. 100 mi., 150 mi. Ride to San Diego via Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, and Del Mar, before climbing Torrey Pines. Riders return on the Surfliner.

9/23-24 Whitney Classic: Lone Pine. The ride includes a climb of Horseshoe Meadows Rd. (via Tuttle Creek Rd), an out and back to the town of Darwin and a climb of Whitney Portal Rd. An endurance fundraiser for Summit Adventure, a Christian wilderness organization.

9/30 Share the Road Ride: Simi Valley. 100 mi. century, 62 mi. metric, 50 mi. half century, 25 mi. city tour. Share the Road Ride will be spreading the message about the need to safely share the road, as well as honoring the memories of cyclists who have lost their lives in traffic-related accidents.


10/21 Solvang Autumn Double: Buellton. 194 mi. & 11,500 ft. elev. For info,

10/22 Giro di San Diego GranFondo: Kit Carson Park, Escondido. 35 mi. loop; 60 mi. San Eliho metric; 66 Palomar metric; 105 mi. Mesa Grande Century & Ninja Trail Quest MTB Ride. Challenging and picturesque routes, outstanding ride support, delicious food on course and a post-ride party!

Oregon Road Bike Century Rides


9/9 Ride the Rim: Crater Lake, OR. Experience car-free riding around Crater Lake on this fully supported bike and ped-friendly event lets you enjoy 25 mi. of Rim Drive. Rest stops every 5 mi. or so. It’s FREE and open to all cyclists (but you do have to pay the National Park Entrance fee).

9/9 The Vineyard Tour: Discovery Gardens, Roseburg, OR. 15, 30, 50, 75 or 100 mi. View vineyards, forests, fields, mountains and orchards along your way, with opportunities to visit local wineries and tasting rooms. Friendly rest stops at scenic locations with nourishing food and snacks. Fully supported rest stops, sag support, lunch, post ride beer or wine for riders 21+.

9/16 Ride the Rim: Crater Lake, OR. Experience car-free riding around Crater Lake on this fully supported bike and ped-friendly event lets you enjoy 25 mi. of Rim Drive. Rest stops every 5 mi. or so. It’s FREE and open to all cyclists (but you do have to pay the National Park Entrance fee).