2/12 24th Tour de Palm Springs: Palm Springs. Choose from 4 routes in scenic Coachella Valley: 102 mi and 51 mi with rolling hills and some climbs, or 26 mi and 9 mi of mostly flat riding. Fee includes rider gift, food at SAG stops, participant medal, entertainment. For information tourdepalmsprings.com or (760) 674-4700.
3/20 Ride & Walk 4 Art: Valley Springs. 30 mi., 45 mi., 100 mi. fun, challenging rides through the beautiful California Sierra Nevada Foothills. Chicken-in-a-Barrel lunch! Presented by the Calaveras County Arts Council. Registration is open! Early reg. saves $5 per entry until 1/1/22! For info/reg.: RideandWalk4art.com
4/10 50th Anniversary Primavera Century: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont. 3 route options: 25 mi., 63 mi. or 100 mi. Climb the challenging Calaveras Wall, then cycle the scenic route along Calaveras Reservoir. Ride past Livermore vineyards and wineries, and wind turbines of Altamont Pass. The longer routes have lunch at a winery, it’s up and back over Calaveras to the start for a hearty meal. All routes are fully supported with SAG and rest stops. ffbc.org/primavera or (520) 490-8098
11/20 Death Valley Century: Furnace Creek. 50, 100 mi. out-&-back. First 50 mi. out-&-back to Badwater. 2nd 50 is a loop up to Hell’s Gate & back. 4,500 ft. of climbing. Planetultra.com