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Ride the Rockies, Crested Butte, Colorado, June 9-15


Centuries, Fun Rides, Road Races, Other Bike Events

Road Races

June

6/1-2 Nevada City Classic: Nevada City. Come on out and watch the racing in downtown Nevada City for the 59th running of this classic event! Come for the racing on 6/1, stay for the Brewfest after! 6/2, the Third Annual Nevada City Mile running event will take place on the course the bike racers did the day before. NevadaCityClassic.com


June

6/1-2 Nevada City Classic: Downtown Nevada City. 6/1 Brewfest. 6/2 Pro-am race & expo. Make it a weekend! Ride the Gold Country Challenge 6/1 & stay for the racing on Sunday. www.nevadacityclassic.com



Cycle of Hope, November 3, Los Altos Hills


Centuries, Fun Rides, Other Bike Events

June

6/1 Gold Country Challenge: Nevada City. Road & gravel bike rides. Ride beautiful and historic back roads of Nevada County’s gold country along the scenic Yuba River. Road rides include challenging 100, 75, 55 and 35 mi. Gravel rides include challenging 49 and 29 mi. options & a gentler beginner ride. Excellent route support. Enjoy a post-ride meal and beer under the pines. Stay for the downtown Nevada City Brewfest Saturday evening and the Nevada City Classic pro ride on Sunday. Sponsored by Grass Valley Rotary and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Nevada County. Early discounts available. www.RotaryGoldCountryChallenge.com.

6/2 America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride: Lake Tahoe. 100 mi., 72 mi. and Boat Cruise 35 mi. Ride options. Partnered with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training Program. Full support. Limited to 3,000 participants. www.BiketheWest.com

6/2 Sequoia 2019: Foothill College, Los Altos Hills. Challengingly beautiful. 100 mi. w/10,000 ft. elevation; 72 mi., w/7,700 ft., 67 mi., w/7,200 ft., 44 mi., 4,460 ft. The signature, 100 mi. ride has miles of forested climbs, ridge-top vistas, redwood canyons, & bucolic costa ag lands. www.westernwheelers.org

6/8 Incarnation 100: Downtown Santa Rosa. 45, 100 mi., & 100K routes. 45 mi. route meanders through Sonoma County’s Russian River Valley and highlights Wohler Bridge, Martinelli Rd., and historic downtown Graton. 100 km. route has the hidden gem and challenge of Sweetwater Springs Rd. The 100 mi. route continues further west & is a challenging, grand tour of Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley, and West Sonoma County. A fundraiser for support three Sonoma County homeless organizations. Fee includes rest stops, SAG, and gourmet meal. Save 10% with code CYCLECAwww.Incarnation100.org

Up and Down Ashland, July 20, Ashland, Oregon



6/8 Devil’s Slide Ride: Pacifica Community Ctr. 101 mi. Century; 64 mi. Metric Century & 40-Mile Rides. New for 2019, all three routes have been enhanced for your safety and enjoyment. The 2 longest road rides go down San Mateo coast/back thru redwoods & watershed. The 40-mile ride travels down the coast through farmlands to Half Moon Bay and back. Fee includes full support, including SAG, aid stations, snacks, refreshments, cue sheets/maps and post-ride meal. Early Bird discounts; use coupon code CYCLECA5 for an additional $5 off your reg. A fundraiser for PARCA. www.DevilsSlideRide.org

6/8 Tour of the Unknown Coast: Humboldt County. Multiple routes: 100 mi. Tour of the Unknown Coast; new 100 mi. Avenue of the Giants; 100 km, 50 mi., 22.5 mi. 7.5 mi. The four longest rides have some elevation gain, the 7.5 mi. is flat. www.tuccycle.org

6/9 Mendocino Monster: Mendocino College. Experience a beautiful and challenging ride with views of vineyards, grasslands, redwoods & the Pacific Ocean. 96.9 mi. Scary Monster, 62 mi. metric Hairy Monster & 39 mi. Merry Monster rides. Fee includes rest stops w/snacks & hydration, reliable SAG w/Ham radio in areas w/limited cell reception, after-ride barbecue. www.mendocinomonster.com/

6/9-15 2019 Ride The Rockies: Crested Butte. 7-day loop, beginning and ending in one of Colorado's most famous mountain towns, Crested Butte. From there, day one promises to pack a punch as riders will roll west out of Crested Butte, straight up Kebler Pass. The daily mileage varies between 40 mi. and 83 mi., with total of 445 mi., and approximately 28,230 ft. in total elev gain. Enjoy the hospitality of Crested Butte, Gunnison, Buena Vista, Snowmass, Carbondale, Hotchkiss and Mt. Crested Butte as the finish. Relish the challenge while soaking in the beauty of the mountain ranges and the beautiful valleys. www.RidetheRockies.com

6/15 Tour de Manure: Sierraville Firehouse, Sierraville. 30, 40, 62 mi. rides around the bucolic pasturelands and ranching communities of Sierra Valley. 30 mi. is out-and-back, 40 & 62 mi. loops. Reg. includes t-shirt, lunch, music, SAG, rest stop food & drink. Tourdemanure.org

Ebbetts Pass Century, Bear Valley, California, August 17



6/22 Castle Crags Century: Mt. Shasta City. Five century ride options. Epic climbs, steep descents and jaw-dropping views of Mount Shasta and the Castle Crags — a taste of Yosemite in the Siskiyou wilderness. castlecragscentury.com

6/23 Tour de Cure Silicon Valley: Foothill College, Los Altos Hills. 12 mi., 30 mi., 47 mi. 63 mi. & 75 mi. 5K walk/timed run. All the routes will be fully supported with bike mechanics, volunteer route marshals, rest stops with food and water, cheering volunteers and more. diabetes.org/siliconvalleytourdecure

6/29 Alta Alpina Challenge: Alpine County. Come to Tahoe & experience the scenic beauty of classic wild Sierra roads and passes with no traffic lights, just a dozen stop signs. Ride your favorite pass(es) or pick one of these popular routes: Wild Sierra Metric (Luther-Blue Lakes), Wild Sierra Century (Kingsbury-Ebbetts-Monitor), 5 Pass Challenge (Carson-Ebbetts-Ebbetts-Monitor-Monitor), or 8 Pass Challenge (The World’s Toughest Double Century). Reg. includes rest stops, post-ride meal. AltaAlpina.org

6/30 Wine Country Tour de Cure: Sonoma State U, Rohnert Park. 12, 33, 63, 100 mi. routes (all with some elevation gain) around Napa County. All the routes will be fully supported with bike mechanics, volunteer route marshals, rest stops with food and water, cheering volunteers! diabetes.org/tourdecure

Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS, September 21


July

7/8-15 Biking in Bosnia: with Islamic Relief Team Challenge. adventure across the beautiful green hills and rivers of Bosnia. A fundraiser to raise money for water projects. give.irusa.org

7/13 Death Ride: Markleeville. Ride 129 mi. over: Monitor Pass: 8,314ft.; Ebbetts Pass 8,730 ft.; Carson Pass, 8,580 ft.! 15,000+ feet of lung-busting climbing. Ride one, two, three or four passes. The first four passes will be closed at specific times to vehicular traffic. Deathride.com

7/20 Annual Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge: Baskin School of Engineering, U.C. Santa Cruz. If you like bicycling on mountain roads through redwood forests, sign up for the 20th annual Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge, a road bike event. Four routes: 135 mi., 101 mi., 75 mi., 45 mi., with elevation from 3,500 to 13,500 ft. Fantastic food and friendly volunteers! Reg.: santacruzmountainschallenge.com

7/20 25th Annual Fall River Century: Inter-Mountain Fairgrounds, McArthur. 25 mi., metric century, 100 mi., & double metric. On-line reg. deadline is 7/17. We will accept up to 100 day of ride reg., but advance reg. is much preferred. Fee includes SAG wagons, well stocked rest stops, and a scrumptious after-ride meal. www.fallrivercentury.com

7/26-27 24 Hour Agony Ride: Loyalton Elementary, Sierra Valley. 38 mi. loop between the towns of Loyalton, Vinton, and Beckwourth; riders are challenged to ride as far as they can in 24 hrs. A fundraiser for Christian Encounter Ministries. agonyride.org

7/27 Windmill Century: Pioneer Park, Santa Maria. 101 mi. century, 62.2 mi. metric; 27.9 mi. quarter century. The full century goes south from Santa Maria to Lompoc, through Solvang and back up through wine country to Santa Maria. The metric century goes south, then east through Los Alamos, thru wine country back to Santa Maria. The Quarter Century goes through Santa Maria, to Garey and back into town. Reg. deadline for t-shirt: 6/17; there is day-of reg. www.sbbike.org/windmill




Giro di San Diego, June 15, Are you up for the challenge?


Southern California Centuries & Fun Rides

June

6/1 Eastern Sierra Double Century: Bishop. Explore canyons, valleys, hills, and take in scenic lakes of Eastern Sierra as you ride 200 miles! 12,400 ft. of elev. gain, more than half of which is between mile 16 and mile 80. Planetultra.com

6/8 Anti-Cancer Challenge: Orange County Great Park. 14, 35, 60, 100 mi. rides. The shortest routes are flat and fun; the 100 mi. ride includes a sceneic ride by the ocean & lunch at Monarch Beach Resort. Renegaderacing.com

6/15 Giro di San Diego: Kit Carson Park, Escondido. 26, 52, 75, 113, road mi. New date for 2019! The festival features a mass-start with police escort, timed cycling events for road and mountain bikers, the Bike & Fitness Expo. The south grade of Palomar Mountain will serve as the KOM/QOM for the Gran Fondo riders. girodisandiego.com/

6/22 15th Annual WNBR-LA: Los Angeles. A clothing-optional event in conjunction with World Naked Bike Ride. 5 mi. & 13 mi. loop rides along the Los Angeles River bike path, thru Chinatown over Silverlake & Echo Park & back. This is a free event, & As the name implies it’s a “Naked” event, but rather, “As Bare as You Dare.” facebook.com/WNBRLA

July

7/4 Mount Baldy Ride: Azuza. 27 mi. w/3,000 ft.; 60 mi. w/6,350 ft.; 68.3 mi., +8,245 ft. Electrolytes & snacks & lunch at the Mt. Baldy lifts. Parts of the route are closed to cars. californiatriathlon.org



Pedal the Plains September 13-15, Lamar, Holly, Springfield, Colorado


Oregon Centuries & Fun Rides

June

6/15 Tour de Fronds: Powers. 6 scenic asphalt rides: 30 mi. Daphne Grove; 45 mi. Agness Pass; Eden Valley Metric; 77 mi. Arrastra Saddle; 117 mi. Cruiser Loop. & 1 gravel asphalt ride: 71 mi. Rogue River/Old Agness Store. Fee includes continental breakfast, snacks/drinks, delicious post-ride meal. Tourdefronds.com

6/22 Gorge Ride: Columbia River Gorge Discovery Ctr. The 39.5 mi. ride traverses the Columbia River Gorge to the Senator Mark O. Hatfield West Trailhead, just east of Hood River and back. Support includes snacks, water, map/cue, mechanical support and SAG. www.cascade.org

6/22 Tour de Outback: Lakeview. Century, metric & 25 mi. road rides, & 14.8 mi. mountain bike ride & 14.8 mi. trail run. The road rides are along the Oregon Outback Scenic Bikeway thru the high desert, 5,000 ft. elev. Tourdeoutback.org

July

7/13 Tour de Chutes: Bend. Multi-distance (from 5 to 100 mi.) bike ride & run/walk thru the high desert. From the volcanic rock faces at Smith Rock to drifting in and out of high desert forestland, these routes are sure to impress! tourdeschutes.org

7/13-14 Kaiser Permanente STP: Seattle to Portland. 200+ mi. ride thru the scenic valleys, forests, & farmlands of Washington & Oregon. cascade.org

7/20 Up & Down Ashland: Ride the Cascade Siskiyou Scenic Bikeway! Emigrant Lake Park, Ashland. 49, 96 mi. Beautiful, low traffic, challenging routes! Scenic Bikeway 49 mi. & 4900' $60 +$10 7/1. Spencer Creek 96 miles & 7800' $70 +$10 7/1. Fee includes SAG, water & rest stops, friendly volunteers. Finish line bar-b-q and craft beer! Limited to 250 riders. upanddownashland.com

7/20 CF Cycle for Life 2019: Lady Hill Winery, St. Paul. 35, 65 mi. along the scenic Willamette Valley the Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway. Fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 mi., SAG. Fightcf.cff.org

7/20 The Summer Seersucker Social: La Conner. Short 8 mi. ride & scavenger hunt. Think 2019 meets the Great Gatsby for your attire ideas! You will be given a list of riddles leading to clues that solve a much larger puzzle. Have a great time, celebrate the summer. What is more fun than bicycles & a scavenger hunt? A fundraiser for the La Conner Library Foundation. summer-seersucker.com