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Northern California Centuries & Fun Rides

Sea Otter Classic is back Oct. 7-10, 2021. Register now!

June

6/6 The Sequoia 2021: San Francisco Peninsula. Save the date! Get your calendar out & get ready to celebrate the 2021 version. Westernwheelers.org/sequoia

July

7/17 Death Ride: Markleeville. 103 mi. on a fully-supported course with epic climbing! 6 categorized climbs offering both sides of: Monitor Pass 8,314'; Ebbetts Pass 8,370'; Pacific Grade 8,050. DeathRide.com

7/17 Fall River Century: McArthur. 25, 62, 100, and 120 mi. routes. Moderate difficulty in forested and volcanic areas. Fees include breakfast, rest stops, SAG support and a fine after-the-ride meal. T-shirts are extra, and our famous Fall River Century jerseys are available on the day of the ride. www.fallrivercentury.com or call (530) 949-2365

7/17-25 Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge: Scotts Valley. FREE, although donations appreciated. Two loops: 100 mi./7,100 Elev., 50 mi., 5,800 elev. Reg. accepted thru 7/25. Skippy Givens, century@santacruzcycling.org

7/24 Giro Vigneti Health and Wellness Cycling Tour: Healdsburg. Come Ride 20, 40, 60, 85/100 mile routes with us int the Wine Country! Presented by the Rotary Club of Healsburg. Reg open at GiroVignetiHealdsburg.com

Gold Country Challenge rides again, September 11, 2021!

September

9/11 Gold Country Challenge: Grass Valley/Nevada City. 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. 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. Grass Valley Rotary and Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Northern Sierra. Register early for discounts. rotarygoldcountrychallenge.com

9/12 America’s Most Beautiful Tour de Tahoe: Stateline, NV. 72 mi. & 35 mi. boat cruise/ride option. Online reg opens in July. For more info: www.bikethewest.com

9/26-10/2 30th Annual OATBRAN: One Awesome Tour Bike Ride Across Nevada. Fully Supported 420 mile multi-day, Tour on America’s Loneliest Road - US Hwy 50. Online reg. opens 3/1. Limited to 40 participants For more info: www.bikethewest.com

Southern California Centuries & Fun Rides

June

6/5 Eastern Sierra Double: Bishop. One of the most beautiful doubles you will ever do. Experience Round Valley, Crowley Lake, the Old Sherwin Grade, Mammoth Lakes, the crest of Deadman Pass, & all those descents! Planetultra.com

July

7/4 Epic Ride: Mount Baldy. The opportunity to ride to Mt. Baldy without sharing the road with cars! 3 options: 27 mi., 3,000 ft. of climbing, round trip; 60 mi. w/6,350 ft.; 68 mi. w/8,200 ft. californiatriathlon.org

August

8/7 Tour de Big Bear: Bear Mountain. 5K, 25, 50, 70, & 100 mi. courses w/legendary aid stations, beautiful mountain scenery AND the new Dirty Bear 50 mi. gravel ride. King/Queen of the Mountain race up Onyx Summit for prizes (70 and 100 mi. courses only.) bigbearcycling.com/tour-de-big-bear/

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Oregon Centuries Centuries & Fun Rides

June

6/21 Columbia Century Challenge: Rainier. 111 mi. loop ride thru through the rural towns of Mist, Clatskanie, Rainier, Vernonia. Cyclecolumbiacounty.com

6/19 Gorge Ride: The Dalles. An out-and-back ride along the historic Columbia River Highway. Due to the uncertainties coming from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, FHCRH has some ride ptions that include: 6/19 as planned; moving to September; or cancelling again. www.hcrh.org/events/

6/27 Monster Cookie Metric Century: State Capitol Mall, Salem. 62 mi. to Champoeg State Park & back. Snacks, fruit, refreshments, and toilet facilities are available at a rest stop and at Champoeg State Park. Participants desiring a shorter ride can ride to the first rest stop and back for a 34-mile ride. Salembicycleclub.org

July

7/10 Tour des Chutes: Bend. VIRTUAL or possibly, in-person. 7, 25, 50, 75, 100 mi. distances thru Oregon's high desert. The organization hopes to host a limited in-person event, as well as offer a virtual event for those who would like to participate that way. tourdeschutes.org

August

8/8 Covered Bridge Bicycle Tour: Linn County Fairgrounds, Albany. 40 mi., 68 mi., 85 mi. Almost a Century ride, 101 mi. full century. Riders experience covered bridges on all the routes.Three longest rides have hills; full century has steep & sustained hills. www.coveredbridgetour.org

September

9/5 Vineyard Tour: Roseburg. 15, 30, 50, 75 or 100 mi. options thru the Umpqua Valley Wine Country. Experience smooth, well-marked, lightly traveled roads. SAG & great rest stops. Spend the weekend & enjoy the wine tasting, gourmet dining, hiking, fishing & biking! thevineyardtour.com