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California Century Rides

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Foxy's Fall Century, Oct. 20, 2018

Centuries, Fun Rides, Other Bike Events

Northern California Road Bike Century Rides

Bike MS, Sept. 22-23, 2018


8/4 Silicon Valley Tour de Cure: Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto. Ride, run or walk to fight diabetes! Ride distances: 15, 33, 62 or 78 mi.. 5K walk, 5K run options. (408) 241-1922, ext. 7533 or go to

8/4 Marin Century: Marin County Fairgrounds. 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.

8/12 Tour d’Organics: Sebastopol. 16 mi. family ride, breezy 30 mi. Coaster, metric Century Explorer, 100 mi., 4,817 ft. elev. gain Full Bounty organic challenge. This journey is all about the food – fresh and organic. After-ride feast at the finish.

8/18 Ebbetts Pass Century: Bear Valley. Metric & half century, Stanislaus quarter century rides, too. The demanding 100 mi. century ride begins and ends at 7,100 ft. Both long rides take on the 24% Pacific Grade. Breathtaking vistas, challenging climbs and exhilarating descents. Ebbetts Pass Century

8/18 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.

8/19 Tour of Napa Valley: Veterans Home, Yountville. California Veterans Home, Yountville. Flat 35 mi., hilly 40 mi., 62 mi. &100 mi. rides. The metric is about 3,000 ft. of climbing; full century over 6,500 ft. After your ride, sit down to a delicious BBQ lunch with live music.

8/25 Tour de Fox Wine Country Edition: Kendall-Jackson Winery, Santa Rosa. 70, 53, 34, 10 mi. routes. Proceeds benefit Michael J. Fox Fdn for Parkinson's and the local GOALS Fdn to support people with special needs. Fee includes fundraising, includes the post-ride festival with wine & beer tasting, food, music by American Honey. Tourdefox.Org/Winecountry

8/25 Carmel Valley Double: Salinas Valley Fairgrounds, King City. There is a point-to-point century ride option to Big Sur w/shuttle option available.

Mt. Diablo Challenge, Oct 7, 2018


9/8 Mammoth Gran Fondo: Village at Mammoth, Mammoth Lakes. 102 mi., 70 mi., 42 mi. Challenging long route starts and finishes at 8,074 ft. w/6,643 ft. of total climbing. Uphill climbs on a scenic route, nicely spaced-out with long, fast descents in between. 70 mi. Medio, a short climb up to the Scenic Loop, and descent for several mi., and a bike path ride back to the start.

9/8 Fifth Annual Ride to End Homelessness: Palto Alto. 10 mi. family ride; 40 mi. ride that includes the Old La Honda climb. A fundraiser for LifeMoves, Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness. For info,

9/9 Tour de Tahoe—Bike Big Blue: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Stateline South Shore, Lake Tahoe. Fully Supported 72 mi. ride around Lake Tahoe. Fee includes goodie bag, event number, event t-shirt, waterbottle, rest stops, lunch on course, SAG, event photo, after-ride party, food & live music. Curtis Fong, (800) 565-2704 or Tour de Tahoe

9/14-16 Pedal the Plains: Beginning in Kiowa, CO, a 200 mi. 3-day tour with an optional century. Ride through countryside woven together like a quilt stitched with golden, chocolate, and emerald patches. Off the bike, enjoy live music, beer gardens & locally-sourced meals. Pedal the Plains

9/14-16 Stetina’s Sierra Prospect: Northstar-at-Tahoe. 50 mi. Express & 98 mi. Intrepid routes. The shorter ride offers 4,500 ft. elev. gain, the longer includes 9,700 ft. gain, a road rally competiton, 5 timed segments, & a timed climb over Mt. Rose. A fundraiser for the High Fives Fdn.

9/15 Tehachapi GranFondo: Tehachapi. 18, 38, 60, 86, 104 mi. routes. Not officially a race but this event is chip-timed so that participants can compete for fastest times in their age category and on some climbs. Ride through the beautiful mountains and valleys that showcase the area’s scenic beauty. Reg includes custom event jersey, timing chip, finisher medal, post ride meal at the festival. Use code CAMAG18 for a 15% discount off your entry! Tehachapi GranFondo

9/15 Tour de Fresno: Fowler. Century, metric, half century distances; four cities ride (Selma, Kingsburg, Parlier, Sanger) & back; 16 mi. family-friendly ride to Fresno and back.

9/15 V3 Hopfest: San Ramon. 15, 30, 60, or 100 mi. rides through the foothills of San Ramon Valley. After the ride enjoy a craft beer festival with live music. A benefit for Sentinels of Freedom and Dougherty Valley San Ramon Rotary Fdns.

9/16 Edible Pedal 100: Bowers Mansion Reg’l Park, between Carson City & Reno. 10 mi., 32 mi. Carson Cruiser, 54 mi., 74 mi. Dean’s Dream; Nevada 150K. Challenging course, fully equipped ride stops, SAG, water bottle, maps, post ride BBQ ticket, priceless views, camaraderie. Reg. by 7/15 for early bird discounts!

9/22 Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS: Yountville Veteran’s Home. Choose your challenge! 100 mi., 2 metrics (a challenge & “lite” route), 38 mi., 28mi. &12 mi. routes. Also, short walk around the veteran’s home for any noncyclist! Support, rest stops, an end of ride barbecue, crowds to cheer you on! Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS

9/23-29 Annual OATBRAN – One Awesome Tour Bike Ride Across Nevada: 420 mi. 5 Days of Riding Across Nevada on US Highway 50, America’s Loneliest Road. Limited to 50 participants, fully supported multi-day bike tour follows the legendary Pony Express Route on Hwy 50 across Nevada, from Lake Tahoe to Great Basin National Park. 17,000+ ft. of climbing. Rich western history and wide-open spaces. Curtis Fong, (775) 771-3246 or OATBRAN

9/22-23 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 on a shorter option. Full meals, generous amenities, stunning landscapes, fully stocked rest stops and spirited festivities are all included. Waves to Wine

9/29 Canary Challenge: Palo Alto. 50K, 50 mi., 75K, century rides or 5K run/walk or cycle. Support Canary cancer solutions.

Cycle of Hope, November 3, 2018

Southern California Century Rides


8/4 Tour de Big Bear Gran Fondo: Big Bear Lake. 125 mi., 12,000 ft. of climbing. Competitors earn points towards the Gran Fondo National Series.

8/18 Cool Breeze Century: Trudy Tuttle Arriaga Ed Svc. Ctr., Ventura. Five routes range from 34-124 mi. along Ventura & Santa Barbara coast.


9/1 Tour & Taste of the Valley: Orcutt Union Plaza. 5K, 10K run, 100K, 50K bike ride and wine tasting. Also arts fair, w/live music & food, beer & wine tasting event. Tourandtasteofthe

9/22 Beach City Double: Irvine. Century & half century, as well. Experience the best riding southern California has to offer!

9/29 Share the Road Ride: Simi Valley. Century, 62 mi. metric, 50 mi. half century, 25 mi. city tour. Rode rolling hills through citrus and avocado groves, then into the farmlands of Camarillo and back.

9/29 Gran Fondo Santa Clarita: Santa Clarita. 20 mi. family ride, 60 mi. Medio, 100 mi. Granfondo. Explore the valleys, hills, & mountains around the region. Post-ride festival w/beer garden & food. Chip-timed!

Ride Klamath Ride

Oregon Century Rides


8/3-5 Tour de Lane: Eugene. Enjoy a weekend with two century rides! Although Lane County is in a valley, there are mountains on either side — offering cyclists routes that are easy or challenging, sometimes scenic and flat, sometimes scenic and steep — something for every rider!

8/5 Blackberry Bramble: Eugene. 100 mi. Century, a 62 mi. Metric Century, a 40 mi. ride, and three community rides on local bike paths of 20, 10 and 5 mi. Riders will travel on portions of Lorane Highway, Wolf Creek, Territorial, Vaughn, Poodle Creek, Oregon State Highway 36, Lawrence, Alvadore and Clear Lake Rds. Scenic route, extraordinary food at rest stops, reliable support and blackberry pie and ice cream.

8/18 Crater Lake Century: Fort Klamath Museum. 60 mi., 100 mi. routes. Start at 4,000 ft. elev. and roll along the valley floor of the Wood River Valley with views of the surrounding Cascade mountains. Once riders reach Crater Lake and get their first view of brilliantly blue Crater Lake, they continue with 30 mi. of peaks and valleys for an additional 3,000 ft of climbing around the lake.


9/8 Ride the Rim: Crater Lake. Want to do one of the most beautiful rides in the world? The ride is a vehicle free way to experience East Rim Drive with approximately 25 mi. and 3,500 ft. of climbing. Ride the Rim Crater Lake is jointly hosted by Crater Lake National Park and the Discover Klamath Visitor Center and Convention Bureau. More info? Ride the Rim

9/15 Ride the Rim: Crater Lake. Want to do one of the most beautiful rides in the world? The ride is a vehicle free way to experience East Rim Drive with approximately 25 mi. and 3,500 ft. of climbing. Ride the Rim Crater Lake is jointly hosted by Crater Lake National Park and the Discover Klamath Visitor Center and Convention Bureau. More info? Ride the Rim