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Centuries, Fun Rides, Other Bike Events


Northern California & Nevada Road Bike Century Rides

Foxy's Fall Century

October 2016

10/1 Konocti Challenge: Skylark Shores Resort - Lakeport. 20, 40, 65, 100 mi. options. The 65 & 100 mi. routes follow the north and east rim of Clear Lake and wind into the foothills of the south and west, offering breathtaking views of the lake and vineyards. The 40 mi. follows the shore of Clear Lake into the beautiful vineyard region of Finley. The 20 mi. is an adventure for those looking for a leisurely pace! Rest stop competition, SAG and end of ride BBQ on the lake shore. Reg from $40-$80. Register online by 4/30 to save $10 on either the 65 or 100 mi. options. A project of the Rotary club of Lakeport. go to www.konoctichallenge.com or www.facebook.com/KonoctiChallengeLC

10/1 Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk: Yountville Veterans Home. 12, 28, 62, 100 mi. routes around the beautiful Napa Valley. Reg. fees: $65 through 4/30; $75 from 5/1 – 6/30; $95 from 7/1 – 9/27; $150 on Ride Day; Kids under 12: $35. All participants 18+ are asked to fundraise $150. Fee includes pre-event support & fundraising website, breakfast and mechanical support at the start, snacks, hydration, medical support, bike mechanics, and restrooms at the rest stops, SAG wagons, lunch, and entertainment. Register with the code CYCLECA for a discount off your reg. A fundraiser for the ALS Association Golden West Chapter, (510) 251- 2572, www.NapaValleyRidetoDefeatALS.org

10/1 Sacramento Century Challenge: Capitol Mall, Sacramento. Flat & Scenic routes that wind thru the Delta wine region. Apres ride, relax at the beer garden festival with live music, great food, and beer and wine. For more info go to www.SacramentoCentury.com

10/1 Grizzly Century: North Fork. Choose from the Loop the Lake, 24 mi. and 2,000 feet of climbing, [dam 1/2 loop available] the Metric Century with 5,000 ft. of climbing or the Griz [72, 80 or 100 mi.] with 8-10,000 ft. of climbing. This year, there’s also The Back Loop Grinder that takes off at Arch Rock, includes 9 mi. of gravel and new vistas. Other off-pavement rides available. Light traffic, free camping, pancake breakfast by the Lions Club, numerous rest stops, great volunteers, unparalleled scenery and post ride BBQ. T-shirt with pre-reg, by 9/20. $35 or $50 pre-reg add $10 after 9/20. Proceeds go toward community projects and Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway improvement projects. www.GrizzlyCentury.org

10/1 Best of the Bay: Castro Valley. BOB ride now offers a single-century and an official CTC double-century option. The double-century route has three legs on the best and most memorable cycling roads offered in the S Bay Area. The first leg has goes north to Grizzly Peak and back. Next you climb and descend Mt. Diablo. The third leg takes you thru Calaveras Rd., the Livermore vineyards, and the Mt. Diablo foothills. The last 60 mi. are gentle. https://bob.cherrycitycyclists.org

10/2 Arthritis Bike Classic – Pescadero: presented by Amgen. Portola Valley to Pescadero. Two scenic route options: A beginner friendly, 20 miles; 55 miles with significant climbing for intermediate to advanced. $75 flat fee reg., or $25 reg. with an additional $50 fundraising commitment. Participants who raise $300 or more will receive a 2016 commemorative jersey. Fully supported ride all participants receive finishers medal, lunch at Harley Goat Farms and more. To register: www.ArthritisBikeClassicPescadero.com.

10/8 Golden Hills Gran Fondo: Knights Ferry. 3 routes: 25 mi. Piccolo Fondo; 66 mi. Medio Fondo; 103 mi. Gran Fondo. The Gran Fondo has three 3-mile segments that are timed & 3,800 ft. elevation gain. The Medio has 2,402 ft. elev. w/two timed sections & the Piccolo, 1,025 ft. elev. & 1 timed section. All the rides roll on the country roads around historic Knights Ferry. For info or reg., www.StancoBike.org

10/8 Asti Tour de Vine: Cloverdale. Five 25K to 100 mi. uncrowded routes, (2 100 mi., a challenge called the Rockpile rumble & a flat 100 mi. Roll through charming rural valleys, past autumn-hued vineyards, alongside the Russian River, and on pathways overlooking Lake Sonoma. Fee includes harvest-themed rest stops and healthy foods and snacks, SAG. Rotary Club of Cloverdale. www.astitourdevine.com

10/8 Bass Lake Powerhouse Double Century: Clovis. Fresno Cycling Club invites all serious cyclist from around the country to ride in the splendid beauty of the western Sierra Nevada mountain range. The route chosen will have about 10,500 ft. elevation. www.basslakedouble.com

10/8 Cycling 4 Veterans: Las Positas College, Livermore. 30 mi., 55 mi. and 115 mi. We would like to personally invite you to combine your passion for cycling with a fun-filled day spent with family, friends, and your local community members at C4V! http://cycling4veterans.com/

10/9 Surf City AIDS Ride: Santa Cruz Courthouse. 100 mi., 65 mi. metric, 30, 12 mi. options along Santa Cruz’s beautiful tree-lined coastline. Reg. 100 mi. & 65 mi., $85; 12 mi.: $25. Fee includes SAG vehicles and MOTO-safety and all routes will have a variety of themed refreshment and rest stops. The 100 and 65 mi. routes include lunch. A fundraiser for Santa Cruz AIDS Project. Raise $300-$500 & you get a t-shirt. Raise over $500 & receive a jersey. www.SurfCityAIDSRide.org

10/15 Foxy's Fall Century: Davis. Flat 50 km., 100 km. metric century, 100 mi. century. Foxy's offers challenges, distances, and scenery for riders of all levels. Fee includes maps, SAG support, bike mechanics, corner marshalls, CHP traffic control, free digital on-course photos, rest/lunch/water stops and cheerful volunteers ready to assist. Kick back after at the included post-ride meal. There is no day-of reg. For more info go to www.davisbikeclub.org/annual_events/foxys_fall_century

10/15 Kern Wheelmen Spooktacular: Lake Ming/Kern River Group Picnic area. Two easy routes: Trembling 20 and Frightful 40, a moderately Morbid Metric and Nightmare 90, and two extreme rides: a Horrible 100 that promises 8,600 ft. of climb and the Hideous 100 with 10,800 climbing. Expect plenty of rest stops, SAG, and a meal. go to www.kernwheelmen.org

10/15 Wildcat Gran Fondo: Palo Cedro. Come explore the amazing backroads nestled in the foothills between Mount Lassen and Redding. 7 routes to chose from 14 to 123 mi. including a optional gravel grinder short cut on the long route. The Shasta Wheelmen and Ride Redding have teamed up to bring you The Wildcat Gran Fondo & Cycling Festival. Free kids ride! www.thewildcatgranfondo.com

10/22 27th Annual Canyon Classic Century: Modesto. Choose from three routes. 53, 91, & 112 mi. routes. The 53 mi. is scenic and moderately strenuous ride through golden valley farmlands and a climb into Del Puerto to the Junction. The 111.6 mi. century rolls thru valley farmlands and climbs 5,500' up Del Puerto Canyon. The 91 mi. option is the Mt. Hamilton/Lick Observatory Climb through valley farmlands and up Del Puerto Canyon. The ride then proceeds down to San Antonio Valley Rd. and journeys south and up to the summit of Mt. Hamilton to the historic Lick Observatory and back. All routes have fully-stocked rest stops, and finish with a post ride meal. For more info visit www.CanyonClassicCentury.org

10/23 Tour de Cure Women's Series: Shadow Cliffs Park, Pleasanton. 12, 35, 55 mi. routes. The only Tour de Cure ride designed for women of all fitness levels. Catered breakfast and great schwag! After the ride, have fun meeting new friends and bonding with old, while enjoying food tastings, DIY booths, music, free massages, fun interactive games with prizes and more! Tour de Cure Women's Series9

10/23 Oakland Gran Fondo: Jack London Square, Oakland, CA. 18, 55, 100 mile options. Ride options go over Eastern span of Bay Bridge or Oakland Hills to East Bay Area. Register by August 30 and receive a FREE custom cycling jersey from Jakroo custom apparel. All ride entries include full aid stations, post ride celebration with live music, food and beer from New Belgium Brewery. Portion of entries support Bike East Bay. Info at www.oaklandgranfondo.com. (925) 719-3530

10/29 7th Annual Wheels for Meals Ride: Shadow Ciffs Reg'l. Park, Pleasanton. 15, 35, 70 mi. rides. The 70 mi. ride rolls thru beautiful Livermore Valley. Participants will have the opportunity to win awesome cycling gear and Wheels for Meals swag all for fundraising. Following your ride enjoy the post-ride expo and savory BBQ lunch, plus music and games for the entire family. Proceeds benefit five Meals on Wheels providers that prepare and deliver nutritious meals to local homebound seniors in Alameda County. For info, www.FeedingSeniors.org.

10/29-30 SLO Gran Fondo: Avila Beach Golf Resort. A Classic Italian Cycling Festival with four timed rides through the beautiful California Central Coast. Enjoy scenic coastal and wine country vistas, in 70 degree fall weather over rolling miles of clean open road. The course travels through the heart of SLO Town, up the pristine coastline and over epic eye-candy climbs. www.SLOGranfondo.com

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Northern California Road Bike Races

September 2016

9/5 Giro di San Francisco: San Francisco. Categories: 1,2,Pro, Cat 3; Women 1,2,3; Masters 35+ 1,2,3; Masters 45+ 1,2,3. For more info, www.velopromo.com

9/10 Mt. Tam Hill Climb: Stinson Beach. 12 mi. 2,000 ft. climb. One of the oldest bike races in the west. Registration and Start Line are at Stinson Beach Park, Hwy 1. A great first race for new racers. For info, http://www.goldengatevelo.org

9/18 Fremont Peak Hill Climb: San Juan Bautista. 10 mi. hill. The first 4 miles are gently graded with moderate to steep grades from mi. 4 to 9. There is a short non-technical downhill after false summit with ½ mi. of false flat to finish. climb that starts near the intersection of San Juan Grade Road and San Juan Canyon Road and ends at the cattle grate before the entrance to the state park. For info, www.butanogeotech.com/fremont-peak

9/18 Oakland Grand Prix: Oakland. Categories: 1,2,Pro, Cat 3; Women 1,2,3; Masters 35+ 1,2,3; Masters 45+ 1,2,3. For more info, www.velopromo.com


Southern California Road Bike Century Rides

October 2016

10/15 7th Annual Tour de Turtle: Angeles National Forest, Lake Hughes. 3 SAG routes: pro 62 mi., elite 36 mi., and sport 18 mi. Reg.: $25, and the top 25 fundraisers will receive a free custom riding jersey. Anyone who raises a minimum of $1,000 can stay at camp the night before to enjoy a great meal, campfire experience, and no commute on race day. All riders will enjoy breakfast and a post-race festival with lunch, live music. For info www.teamseriousfun.org/tourdeturtle2016

November 2016

11/5 Bike the Coast, Taste the Coast: Oceanside Pier, The Strand, Oceanside. 15, 25, 50, 100 mi. Experience the best of the Southern California beaches and surf towns (2 loops of 50 mile route) mi. Also a choice of 7 or 15 mi. for an enjoyable ride on the San Luis River bike trail. Reg.: 100 mi. $100; 50 mi. $85; 25 mi., $60; 7 & 15 mi , $40. Fee includes SAG support, finishers medal, gift, food coupons .www.bike-the-coast.com

11/12 Tour de Foothills: Upland. 31, 62, 100 mi. rides, also walk and run options. The start site is across the street from the Metrolink station, between 2nd & 3rd Ave. www.UplandChamber.org


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