Centuries, 1-day Fun Rides
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Centuries, Fun Rides, Other Bike Events
Northern California Centuries & Fun Rides
4/6 Party Pardee: Howard Park, Ione. 26 and 62 mi. bike tour travels the gentle rolling hills of Amador and Calaveras Counties. Reg. opens midnight 1/ 1/19. NO same day registration. Rest stops, on-the-road support (SAG), mechanical assistance, breakfast snacks, lunch meal, live music and more. Bikehikers.com
4/6 California Classic Weekend: Fresno. A riding and racing weekend! On Saturday, bike 35, 60, or 100 mi. in the only bike event in California that closes a state freeway! On Sunday, choose between running a half marathon or a 10K thru African Adventure in the Fresno Chaffee Zoo. californiaclassicweekend.com
4/11-14 Sea Otter Classic: Laguna Seca, Monterey. A variety of races and recreational rides plus a demo zone to see and try your next bike. Events take place on a combination of rural roads inside the Laguna Seca Recreation Area, the Laguna Seca Raceway, and public roadways of the Monterey Peninsula and Carmel Valley. Festival entry includes race viewing, marketplace with hundreds of vendors, kids zone, and more. seaotterclassic.com or call (800) 218-8411.
4/13 Tierra Bella Bike Tour: Gavilan College, Gilroy. No Foolin! Four beautiful routes: ride the easier 35 mi., 62 mi. metric, a challenging 100 mi. or 122 mi. routes. Includes hot catered meal, 6 rest stops with fruit, snacks, baked goods and drinks, SAG support, and a free commemorative patch. Families are welcome! Team discounts! Limited to 2,000 reg. tierrabella.org or call (408) 255-7957 to register.
4/20 Primavera Century: Mission San Jose High School, Fremont. 4 routes: 25 mi. mostly flat; 100 km. metric century; 86 mi., 100 mi. century. Ride along beautiful tree-lined lanes, through vineyards, to the top of Altamont Pass, past wind turbines along the Altamont Pass and through scenic canyons. The 25-mi. Fun Ride goes through scenic Coyote Hills Park with lots of wildlife. www.ffbc.org/primavera.
4/20 Cycle for Sight: Justin Siena High School, Napa. 15, 25 and 50 mi. courses. Enchanted Hills Campo for the Blind & Visually Impaired and Veterans Services Programs. post-ride festival features cuisine from Napa Valley restaurants, a bounty of Napa Valley wineries and micro-breweries, and live music from the band Pride & Joy. cycle4sight.com
4/20 Sierra Century: Amador County Fairgrounds, Plymouth. Two routes for the seasoned cyclist: a half-metric (32 mile) route with 2,000 feet of climbing and a metric century with 5,000 feet of climbing. Beautiful terrain through Amador County, including historic Gold Rush towns Ione, Sutter Creek, Volcano, and Fiddletown. Post-ride meal options included, along with dessert and beer concessions. Fully supported with rest stops, water stops, and SAG. Register at sacwheelmen.org/sierracentury.org
4/26-28 CampoVelo Napa Valley: St. Helena. On Friday, warm-up with road and dirt rides, then hit the welcome reception! Saturday’s events include morning road & MTB rides, a foodie festival, chef demos, Sunday, ride the BIG one (3 route options), and enjoy a post-ride BIG Feast! Also hiking and yoga. CampoVelo is partnering with local and national non-profit organizations: Chefs Cycle, a No Kid Hungry program and the Napa Valley Vine Trail. campovelo.com
4/27 Bike around the Buttes 2019: Sutter. Tour the old stage coach route from Sutter to Meridian, then head north thru the majestic Sutter Buttes mountain range on a 20, 40 “NEW” 60 & 100 mi. rides. These routes unveil rolling hills, little elevation change & long stretches of beautiful countryside. The 100 mi. route adds a trek by the Sacramento River. Post-ride activities include a finish line meal by Recology, beer garden, massage therapy, and live music. bikearoundthebuttes.com
4/27 Healdsburg Harvest Century: 20, 35, 60 mi. routes thru Sonoma’s beautiful wine country. Moderately challenging ride through the Alexander, Dry Creek & Russian River Valleys. After the ride, enjoy a catered meal provided by River Rock Casino's chef Tim Wilcox and a glass of a local wine or beer! rotaryclubofhealdsburgsunrise.org
4/28 Chico Wildflower: Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico. Wildcat 100 & 125 (for serious climbers), Wildflower 100, Wildflower 65 metric, Flatflower 60, 30, & 12; Childflower 12. All the rides have elevation gain & at least 1 rest stop. The weekend begins with the Wildfest expo on Saturday. www.wildflowercentury.org
4/28 Wine Country Tour de Cure: Sonoma State Univ. Rohnert Park. 100 mi., 63 mi., 30 ml. 12 mi., 5K run/walk in the Sonoma Wine Country. Diabetes.org/napavalleytourdecure
5/4 10th Annual 3F Century: Colusa. A Flat, Fast, & Fun bike ride! Century, Metric Century and 38 mi. rides. A GREAT first century. The course is really flat. The routes travel along the Sacramento River, through orchards and rice fields and around the Sutter Buttes. SAG support, rest stops. 3fcentury.com
5/4 Siskiyou Scenic Bicycle Tour: Upper Greenhorn Park, Yreka. Ride thru stunningly beautiful Siskiyou County. Rides of 81, 69, 38, 21 and 8 mi. Something for the whole family! 8 am start for the 2 longer rides, all others at 10 am. Fee includes post ride meal and entertainment. Camping at the park $15/night, T-shirts $20. 81 mi. ride has 9.2 mi. of gravel, all others are all pavement. Rotary Club of Yreka, Christal Duncan (530) 842-4337, siskiyoucentury.com
5/11 Tour de Lincoln: McBean Park, Lincoln. Metric Century, Half Metric Century, and Quarter Metric Century. Pre-Register before May 8 with Active.com (no processing fees will be charged). 100k $65; 50K $55, 25K $45. After May 8, add $10. Fee includes continental breakfast, route maps, well-stocked rest stops w/food and potties, SAG, great post-ride BBQ. T-shirt available for $15. Helmets required. Friday night packet pick-up with pasta dinner $15. Visit tourdelincoln.org.
5/11 Ride for Mom: Johansen High School, Modesto. 10, 35 and 77 mi. routes. Reg.: $15, $45 and $60 respectively. Fees go up 30 days before event. Fee include t-shirts, lunch for first 500 registrants, maps, rest stops. www.rideformom.com
5/16-19 Northern California AIDS Cycle (NCAC): 5/16-19 Northern California AIDS Cycle: Davis to San Francisco and Napa/Sonoma. NorCal AIDS Cycle will ride again to raise money and awareness for HIV/AIDS service providers in the Sacramento Valley and beyond! We're looking forward to celebrating fifteen years of service to the community. Reg is open! norcalaidscycle.org
5/18 Davis Double Century: Davis Veterans Memorial Ctr. 200 mi. w/options to ride 100 mi. or 45 mi. An ideal first double century. Ride 200 miles in one day through Yolo, Napa, and Lake counties on the most popular and one of the best supported double centuries in California. Nine rest stops in addition to a lunch stop, and multiple SAG vehicles patrol the entire course. davisbikeclub.org
5/18 Shasta Bike Tour: Sundial Bridge, Redding. 60, 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 with wildflowers, killer views of Mt. Shasta & Mt. Lassen, & Sacramento River. Benefits One SAFE Place. All money raised from this event will be matched dollar for dollar by the McConnell Foundation. www.ospshasta.org
5/19 Apple Blossom Bike Tour: El Dorado Adventist School, Placerville. Family ride, half century & century rides through the Sierra Foothills. Pedal among the Petals! Reg. includes support, Appleblossombiketour.com
5/19 Strawberry Fields Forever XXX: Pajaro Valley High School, Watsonville. 30 mi., 65 mi., 100 mi. tours of beautiful Santa Cruz County roads. Full support, Route sheets, SAG. Rest stops stocked with food, fruits and beverages every 20-30 mi. Lunch on 65 & 100 mi. routes. After the ride, a hot gourmet meal will greet all participants at the end of the ride. Fresh whipped cream and strawberries dipped in chocolate ganache conclude the menu. www.cyclistsforculturalexchange.org/sff
5/20-25 Wasatch Road and Trail Retreat: Park City, Utah. Join us for a week of road riding and luxury in the Wasatch Mountains. Stay in a Hyatt Centric suite. Enjoy healthy, catered meals. Our team of physicians, medical and fitness professionals, and highly experienced riders will be there to help you get the most out of your experience. Bring your bike and smile, we’ll take care of the rest. Let the mountains rejuvenate you at the Wasatch Road and Trail retreat. www.wasatchroadandtrail.com
5/25-26 The Art of Survival Century: Malin, OR; Tulelake and Dorris, CA. Saturday: Choose from a century, metric, 45 mi., 16 mi. family friendly; or a 22 mi. mountain bike route through the Modoc Forest. Sunday’s gravel grinder from Dorris has route options; 73 mi., 54 mi., and 13 mi. family friendly. Rest stops havet food and beverages with educational components, ranger/historian led talks. Included in fees is SAG, post ride celebratory dinner, entertainment and prizes. survivalcentury.com. Discount for registering for both days. survivalcentury.com
Southern California Centuries & Fun Rides
4/20 The Alpine Challenge: Alpine. 50, 62, 100 mi. mountain rides outside of San Diego. The 25 mi. Alpine Ride offers 2,013 ft. elev. gain. The 50 mi. ride has 5,318 ft. of vertical gain; 62 Pine Valley ride adds an additional 1,080 ft. of climbing. The 100 mi. Mount Laguna ride has a total of 10,150 ft. alpinechallenge.com
5/11 Team NPF Cycle: Silver Strand State Beach, Coronado. 3 routes: 10, 20, 60 mi. 10 mi. & 20 mi. routes follow a bike path & are totally kid friendly. Enjoy breakfast and coffee before heading out then lunch & entertainment when you return. You will also be able to enjoy the expo and beer garden after the ride. Teamnpf.org/coronadocycle
5/18 Operation Ride for the Red: Camarillo. 30, 60, 100 mi. rides around Ventura County. Proceeds benefit American Red Cross Service to Armed Forces programs. www.redcross.org/rideforthered
5/19 Finish the Ride: Griffith Park, Los Angeles. 20, 35, 50 mi. routes. Medals to all, great live music & dancing after the rides! Family festival, too. Proceeds of this event go toward making the streets safe for everyone. Finishtheride.org
Oregon Centuries & Fun Rides
4/14 2019 Cherry of A Ride: The Dalles. 30, 48, 60, 100 mi. routes around the beautiful Columbia River Gorge. These rides meander through the blossoming cherry orchards and green wheat fields of rural Wasco County. https://sites.google.com/a/smatd.org/cherry-of-a-ride
4/28 Monster Cookie Ride: State Capitol Mall Park, Salem. 34 or 62 mi. routes. Ride over the scenic backroads to historic Champoeg State Park and back. evensi.us/salem-bicycle-club-monster-cookie-ride-capitol/283093008
Out of Area Events
5/20-25 Wasatch Road and Trail Retreat: Park City, Utah. Join us for a week of road riding and luxury in the Wasatch Mountains. Stay in a Hyatt Centric suite. Enjoy healthy, catered meals. Our team of physicians, medical and fitness professionals, and highly experienced riders will be there to help you get the most out of your experience. Bring your bike and smile, we’ll take care of the rest. Let the mountains rejuvenate you at the Wasatch Road and Trail retreat. www.wasatchroadandtrail.com/