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Foxy's Fall Century, Oct. 19, 2019, Davis, Calif.


Centuries, Fun Rides, Road Races, Other Bike Events

Film Festival

September

9/20 Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour: Rio Theatre, Santa Cruz. Radical Reels & Adventure Night! A great line-up of cycling, climbing, skiing, running and horseracing films. Get tix at brownpapertickets.com/event/4260290 or for the list of films, riotheatre.com



Center of Paradise, Hawaii



Northern California Centuries & Fun Rides

August

8/3 Marin Century: Terra Linda High School. 50 km., 100 km., 220 km., 100 mi., 100 Tam, 200 mi. Explore West Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties. Gentle rolling hills along the and some very challenging climbs. The West Coast’s most scenic & best supported ride. MarinCyclists.com

8/13 Twilight Cycling: Weathertech Raceway, Laguna Seca, Monterey. Ride on the race track from 5 to 7 p.m. $10 reg. fee goes to local charity. Helmets req’d. Experience Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238-mi. course with the Corkscrew that drops an equivalent of 5 1/2 stories. Each month is hosted by a different local group, some holding competitions such as time trials or criterium races and many with off-track activities such as barbecue dinners, costume contests and giveaways. Rental bikes and helmets available. www.weathertechraceway.com/twilight-cycling or (831) 242-8202

8/17 Ebbetts Pass Century: Bear Valley. Metric & half century, Stanislaus quarter century, too. The demanding 100 mi. century ride with over 10K feet of climbing. Both long rides take on the 24% Pacific Grade. Breathtaking vistas, challenging climbs and exhilarating descents. Ebbets Pass Century

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




8/17 Tour de Menlo: Menlo-Atherton High School. 35, 46, 65 mi. routes around the San Francisco Peninsula. After taking different routes from the start, all riders eventually will head south on Stevens Canyon Road to the final rest stop at Madrone Park. Riders can rest and enjoy refreshments before heading back to Menlo Atherton High School for a relaxing lunch in the courtyard. www.TourdeMenlo.com

8/18 2019 Tour of Napa Valley — Renaissance Ride: Calistoga Fairgrounds. New venue! Camping available. Five routes to challenge you. A 36 mi. flat ride on the Valley floor. 52 hilly mi. with 2,550 ft of climbing. A Metric century with 3,890 of elevation. The new century training route of 80 mi.; no fat all climb at 5,184 ft of elevation. Temperature Century @ 98.6 mi.; hills, descents, the epic Ink Grade, Lake Berryessa, and routes through the vineyards of Napa, Yountville, St Helena, and into Calistoga, with 5,560 ft elevation gain. Picnic, Expo, Music, Beer, and wine tasting. EagleCyclingClub.org

8/24 Tour de Fox Wine Country Edition: Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate & Gardens, Santa Rosa. 10 mi., 34 mi. 52 mi., 70 mi. routes thru Sonoma County’s Wine Country. 60% of the funds raised benefit the Michael J. Fox Fdn. TourdeFox.org/winecountry


Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS, September 21



September

9/6-8 Breathe Bike Trek: Petaluma KOA. 20, 35, 50, 62 mi. 3-4 routes per day through scenic Sonoma and Marin Counties, with longer routes going to Tomales Bay & Occidental in the redwoods. http://sacbreathe.org/trek/

9/7 LifeMoves Ride to End Homelessness: Palo Alto. 10 mi. family ride, 40 mi. & festival w/ yoga, lunch, & music. Fee: $50 (adults), $30 (youth) Lifemoves.org

9/7 Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle, San Simeon.15, 30, 60 or 100 mi. routes. 100 mi. begins in Carmel; 62 mi., from Big Sur Station; 30 mi. from Sand Dollar Beach, 15 mi. ride from Ragged Point. 5K walk/run starts at Hearst Ranch Beach. All events end at Hearst Castle for an unforgetable party! Ride with George Hincapie & Chrstian VandeVelde! Or, run or walk a 5K. BestBuddiesChallenge.org

9/8 Tour de Tahoe - Bike Big Blue: South Lake Tahoe. 72 mi. or 35 mi. boat cruise ride options. Full support. Limited to 2,000 participants. www.BiketheWest.com

9/11 Twilight Cycling: Weathertech Raceway, Laguna Seca, Monterey. Ride on the race track from 5 to 7 p.m. $10 reg. fee goes to local charity. Helmets req’d. Experience Laguna Seca’s 11-turn, 2.238-mi. course with the Corkscrew that drops an equivalent of 5 1/2 stories. Each month is hosted by a different local group, some holding competitions such as time trials or criterium races and many with off-track activities such as barbecue dinners, costume contests and giveaways. Rental bikes and helmets available. www.weathertechraceway.com/twilight-cycling or (831) 242-8202

9/14 Tehachapi GranFondo: Tehachapi. 18, 32, 62, 82, 100 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 CMAG19 for a 15% discount off your entry! TehachapiGranFondo.com

9/21 Cycling for a Better Tomorrow: Hillenbrand Farmhaus Brewery, Newcastle. Metric century, 30 mi., 15 mi. Experience paved roads & rolling hills Fee includes maps, shirt, lunch. A fundraiser for HomeAid Sacramento. cycling4bt.com

9/21 Napa Ride to Defeat ALS: Yountville. Choose a 12, 28, 38, 62 or 100 a route through beautiful Napa County. For the non-cyclist there is a short walk option. All routes have rest stops, SAG vehicles, and route monitors. The post ride festivities include a BBQ lunch, beer and wine, entertainment and more. This is a fundraising event for the ALS Association Golden West Chapter. NapaValleyRidetoDefeatALS.org

9/21 Revolution Ride & Festival: Santa Rosa. 10 mi., paved bike path (suitable for all levels of experience and families with children). 30 mi. route thru Sonoma County’s Wine Country. 45 mi. ride thru wine country, redwoods, and quaint Sonoma Country towns. Challenging 70 mi, with about 5,000 feet of elev gain, out to the Pacific Coast and back. Post-ride offers food, wine and beer, swag, music and professional massages for riders. Riders req’d to raise a minimum of $400 to support BORP (amount includes registration). BORP provides extensive fundraising tools and support. www.borp.rallybound.com

9/21 Veterans Victory Velo (V3) Septemberfest: 100, 60, 30 or 15 mi. rides around the beautiful East Bay hills, Pleasanton & Livermore Valleys. v3septemberfest.com/

9/21-22 Bike MS — Waves to Wine: Sonoma Mountain Village. Customize your own challenge: depart from San Francisco and traverse coastal Highway 1 on one of our longer routes or cruise the rolling hills and back roads of Sonoma County. Full meals, generous amenities, stunning landscapes, rest stops and spirited festivities are all included. WavestoWine.org

9/22-27 California Dream Ride: Folsom to San Francisco. Five-day fully supported fundraising ride. Reg. includes: All lodging, meals, SAG/mechanic support, jersey, water bottle, GPS files/maps. Complimentary e-bikes available. www.CaDreamRide.org

9/22-28 OATBRAN: One Awesome Tour Bike Ride Across Nevada. Lake Tahoe to Great Basin National Park. Fully Supported Motel style tour on US Hwy 50, America’s Loneliest Road. Limited to 50 participants. www.BiketheWest.com

9/28 Shasta Bike Tour: Caldwell Park, Redding. 62, 30, 10 and 4 mi. routes. Shorter rides incorporate Caldwell trail system along the Sacramento River. 30 mi ride is over Shasta Dam w/killer views of Mt. Shasta. Metric century will be countryside views of rolling hills east of Redding, killer views of Mt. Shasta & Mt. Lassen, & Sacramento River. Benefits One SAFE Place. www.ospshasta.org





Southern California Centuries & Fun Rides

September

9/21 Bike Walk & Roll: Norwalk. 25, 50, 100 mi. mostly flat routes. Also, 5 & 10 mi. kids rides. 60% bike path, 40% PCH. All registered participants receive event shirt, BBQ lunch and medal. Bikewalkandroll.com





Oregon Centuries & Fun Rides

August

8/4 21st Annual Blackberry bRamble: Eugene. Beauty, Challenge and Fun. Classic and new routes offer 36-62-80-100 mi. options, with a variety of elevation gains, thru the Willamette Valley Wine country and a visit to the heirloom grains focused Camas Country Mill. Pre- and Post-Ride Parties make this a destination vacation. eugenegears.org/bramble/. Discounts for groups of 5+.

8/17 Crater Lake Century: Klamath Falls. Traverse up and around the Crater Lake Caldera. 62 mi., 100 mi. routes the ride begins and ends at the historic Fort Klamath Museum. Both routes include 3,000 ft of climbing and start at 4,000 above sea level. Reg. includes park admission, bib number, rest stops with food and water, route slip, roving SAG and mechanical support, post ride ride BBQ. www.craterlakecentury.com

8/23-24 Crater Lake Rim Tour Ride: Crater Lake. Ride starts 6-9 a.m., 8/24. Check-in: 8/24. 5-6:30 p.m., w/meeting to discuss event Values, Safety, Aid Plan, Ride Sheet, Elevation Profile, and to answer questions. Early reg: craterlaketour.org; reg. closes 8/22. On-Site Registration OPENS ($10 Late Fee applies) = Friday, 8/23/2019, 5-8:30 PM, at the Ride Organizer’s Campsite, and only if space is available. https://sites.google.com/mvbc.com/web/tours/craterlake

8/22-26 Ride Like a Girl bike camp: Ashland. Designed for experienced road cyclists comfortable biking 40-50 mi. & climbing hills. You don’t have to be good at it, but this should not be your first 50-mi. bike ride. Intermediate (and above) cyclists. Includes meals, accommodations in a lodge-style home on Howard Prairie Lake. Ridelikeagirlportland.com

8/25 Peach of a Century: Chemeketa Community College, Portland. 66, 75, 100 mi. routes. The routes follow low-volume roads past the farm fields of the Willamette Valley, through forested foothills and rural communities east of Salem. Salembicycleclub.org

September

9/1 Vineyard Tour Bike Ride: Roseburg, OR. 15, 30, 50, 75 and 100-mile routes through Southern Oregon Wine Country beside the mighty Umpqua River. Winery rest stops, SAG support and post-ride meal at River Forks Park. www.thevineyardtour.com

9/14 Ride the Rim: Crater Lake. Experience Crater Lake National Park without vehicles? Join us September 14th or 21st to ride East Rim Drive with approximately 25 mi. and 3,500 ft. of climbing. Ride the Rim is hosted by Crater Lake National Park, Friends of Crater Lake, and Discover Klamath Visitor Center and Convention Bureau. ridetherimoregon.com

9/21 Ride the Rim: Crater Lake. Experience Crater Lake National Park without vehicles? Join us September 14th or 21st to ride East Rim Drive with approximately 25 mi. and 3,500 ft. of climbing. Ride the Rim is hosted by Crater Lake National Park, Friends of Crater Lake, and Discover Klamath Visitor Center and Convention Bureau. ridetherimoregon.com

9/21 Ride the Rogue: Palmerton Park, Rogue River. 20 mi., 40 mi., 62 mi. metric, 100 mi. full century along the Rogue River Greenway trail. Proceeds of the ride go toward development of the Rogue River Greenway. Ridetherogue.org, www.roguerivergreenway.org, (800) 541-0925

Out of Area Events: Colorado

September

9/13-15 Pedal the Plains: Holly to Lamar to Springfield, CO. 200 mi. over 3 days. A fully-supported bicycle tour with boot-stomp-n live music, beer gardens, delicious & locally-sourced meals! www.RidetheRockies.com