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Centuries, Fun Rides, Other Bike Events

Northern California Special Events

March 2019

3/15-17 North American Handmade Bicycle Show: Back in Sacramento at the Hyatt Regnecy! Come to browse and cruise aisles and aisles of eye candy -- handbuilt by North American craftspeople.

Northern California Centuries & Fun Rides


12/21 Critical Christmas Bike Ride: Custom House Plaza, Monterey. 6 p.m. An event for everyone in the family, the goal of Critical Christmas is to decorate you and your bike with as much holiday decorations as you can duct tape in place and sing and ride along the bike path. The ride goes for about an hour.

February 2019

2/10 Velo Love: Butte County Fair Grounds, Gridley. 40, 60, or 100 mile 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!

March 2019

3/9 Solvang Century: Santa Ynez Marriott Hotel, Buellton. Ride around the beautiful early spring Santa Barbara Wine Country: 50.8 mi. easier, flatter half century (2,184.47 ft. elev gain); 56.51 mi. hillier, harder half century (3,570.69 ft elev gain); 69.01 metric, (4,135.09 ft. elev gain); 100.42 mi. century (5,883 ft. elev gain). Barbecue lunch at finish! Reg.: $95 solo rider, $180 tandem team. Reg. online at Platinum packages also available online. Questions? (530) 584-9655 or

Southern California Centuries & Fun Rides


12/26-31 San Diego Christmas Ride: San Diego.This ride showcases the mountains (Mount Laguna and San Jacinto), Colorado Desert, and Pacific Ocean. Started in 1956, it is one of the longest-running cycling events in America.

February 2019

2/9 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.

102/16 Camino Real Double: & Poker Run. Irvine. 200 mi. Ride the the best of Orange, Riverside, and San Diego Counties. About 9,500 ft. of elev! 17 hour time limit.