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Tour de Palm Springs February 7-8, 2020


Northern California Fun Rides, & Races

Centuries & Fun Rides

February

2/8 Love Ride: Butte County Fairgrounds, Gridley. 40, 60, or 100 mi. adventure around the famous Sutter Buttes for you to enjoy. This mostly flat, scenic ride takes you past the Gray Lodge Wildlife Sanctuary, through blossoming orchards! Chicovelo.orgwww.chicovelo.org

2/15 Almond Blossom Century: Ripon, 15 mi.Family Ride, 31 mi. Half Metric Century, 62 mi. Full Metric Century. Beautiful spring riding with almond trees in full bloom. Full metric course crosses the three major rivers and visits Laird County Park, San Joaquin Nat'l Wildlife Refuge, Caswell State Park. www.musicfirstusa.info.

2/22 Pedaling Paths for Independence: Linden. 25 mi., 65 mi. routes along the quiet back roads of San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Calaveras counties. Benefit for Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. www.pedalingpaths.com

Tierra Bella April 25, 2020


Road Races

January

1/5 Early Bird Bike Race Training: Ardenwood Business Park, Fremont. A 5-week training program for new & returning road cyclists! Reg. deadline Wednesdays each week before the event. Includes on and off bike race instruction, race practice, post race “debriefing.” All ages Organized by Velo Promo LLC thru NCNCA & USA Cycling. www.velopromo.com

1/12 Early Bird Bike Race Training: Ardenwood Business Park, Fremont. A 5-week training program for new & returning road cyclists! Reg. deadline Wednesdays each week before the event. Includes on and off bike race instruction, race practice, post race “debriefing.” Organized by Velo Promo LLC thru NCNCA & USA Cycling. www.velopromo.com

1/19 Early Bird Bike Race Training: Ardenwood Business Park, Fremont. A 5-week training program for new & returning road cyclists! Reg. deadline Wednesdays each week before the event. Includes on and off bike race instruction, race practice, post race “debriefing.” Organized by Velo Promo LLC thru NCNCA & USA Cycling. www.velopromo.com

1/26 Early Bird Bike Race Training: Ardenwood Business Park, Fremont. A 5-week training program for new & returning road cyclists! Reg. deadline Wednesdays each week before the event. Includes on and off bike race instruction, race practice, post race “debriefing.” Organized by Velo Promo LLC thru NCNCA & USA Cycling. www.velopromo.com

Mendocino Monster June 7, 2020

February

2/2 Early Bird Bike Race Training: Ardenwood Business Park, Fremont. A 5-week training program for new & returning road cyclists! Reg. deadline Wednesdays each week before the event. Includes on and off bike race instruction, race practice, post race “debriefing.” Organized by Velo Promo LLC thru NCNCA & USA Cycling. www.velopromo.com

2/15 Cantua Creek Road Race: Coalinga. Distances vary by category; 26 mile out-&-back, 2 - 4 laps Ages 15-65+, Race Categories 1-5. Coalinga-Mendota Rd. between Hwy 33 and Hwy 5, half rolling and half flat. www.velopromo.com

2/22 Snelling Road Race: Henderson County Park, Snelling. Closed course road race on 11.2 mile loop of Merced County farm area roads, small rolling hills. Competitive road racing event; mentored beginners groups; sweep & follow vehicles, officials, t-shirts, Feed Zone support. www.velopromo.com

2/23 Original Merced Criterium: Downtown Merced. Multi-lap crit a 0.7 mile flat city street course. Distances vary by category. Fee includes mentored beginners groups, announcer and music, officials, minor prizes including souvenir t-shirts. www.velopromo.com

2/28-3/1 Madera Stage Race: Madera, Merced & Mariposa Counties. Ben Hur Hillclimb (2/28); Chowchilla Criterium and Athlone TT (both flat) 2/29; Daulton Road Race 3/1 (rolling and flat, some challenging surfaces). Distances vary by race categories: 1/2/Pro (4 stages) start on 2/28; all others (3 stages) on 2/29. www.velopromo.com



Southern California Centuries & Fun Rides

February 2020

2/7-8 Tour de Palm Springs: Palm Springs. 10, 25, 50, 100 mi. routes beginning in downtown Palm Springs. The long ride takes particpants thru the Coachella Valley, past Indian Wells, and near PGA West. All the routes explore the unique terrain of California’s deserts and some have rolling hills but nothing extreme. Tourdepalmsprings.com