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Northern California Bike Swap

August

8/22 Sports Basement 7th Annual Cycle Swap: Sports Basement, Sunnyvale. $10 for a 10x10 booth space or $3 entry fee (kids 18 and under are free) for non vendors. $3 entry fee is donated to the Silicon Valley Bike Coalition and gets you access to the FREE Beer Garden! For more info, go to www.SportsBasement.com

Northern California Summer camp

August

8/3-9 Oakland Feather River Camp BIKE WEEK: Quincy. With miles and miles of new singletrack right outside your tent, stunning alpine road riding, great camp activities, all meals and morning childcare, Bike Week is perfect for families with one or two riders or riders of different skills. Reg.: 10% discount by 6/1; registration open until filled. Fee includes tent cabin accommodations, all meals, family programming, morning childcare, camp activities, shared rides. For more info, contact Billy Dannals, Camp Director, (510) 336-2267 or go to www.FeatherRiverCamp.com

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Northern California Centuries, Fun, & Charity rides

August

8/1 Marin Century 2015: & Mt. Tam Double Century. Vallecito Elementary School, San Rafael. 50 km., 100 km., 200 km., 100 mi. Mt. Tam Century; Marin Century, 100 mi.; 200 mi., double century. The courses travel the rural roads of West Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties. The terrain varies from gentle rolling hills along the coast to a few very challenging climbs. For more info, go to www.MarinCyclists.com

8/1 Ryde for Lyme: At the Marin Century & Mt. Tam Double Century. Raise money for Lyme Disease prevention and get guaranteed entry into the Marin Century! Vallecito Elementary School, San Rafael. 50 km., 100 km., 200 km., 100 mi. Mt. Tam Century; Marin Century, 100 mi.; 200 mi., double century. The courses travel the rural roads of West Marin and Southern Sonoma Counties. The terrain varies from gentle rolling hills along the coast to a few very challenging climbs. For more info, go www.RydeForLyme.org

8/2 Tour de Peninsula: Coyote Point, San Mateo. 20, 30, 56 & 63 mi. routes, plus kid's ride in park at noon. The different ride options take riders on popular Peninsula bike routes that visit numerous San Mateo County Parks with breaks at rest stops and scenic sites along the way. SAG support. Post ride expo includes a band, picnic sites, lunch for purchase, playground. For more info go to www.SupportParks.org.

8/9 Tour de Organics: Sebastopol Community Cultural Ctr: 16, 35, 65, 100 mi. routes around Sonoma County's apple country. All routes start and end at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, and wind through the stunning, west Sonoma County countryside, with all rest stops at local, organic farms. For more info, Tour de Organics

8/16 39th Annual Tour of Napa Valley: Yountville Veterans Home. 35, 40, 65 & 100 mi. century rides. A beautiful ride on the roads of Napa Valley, passing up, over, down, and through the valley. The 100 mi. route goes over Mt. Veeder, across the valley, then along Lake Berryessa. It follows the new route from last year (a little more climbing with better pavement). The Tour of Napa is known for its down-home, casual, and home-brewed and home-baked atmosphere. Pre-reg only through www.bikereg.com will open 3/1. 65 & 100 mi: $60/75/85. 40 mi: $50/65/75. 35 mi: $45/60/70. Fee includes all-you-can-eat lunch, w/great veggie options. Live music. Cookies galore. Limited to 2,000 riders. For more info, go to www.EagleCyclingClub.org

8/22 Ebbetts Pass Century: Bear Valley. 28 mi. Stanislaus Quarter Century; 48 mi. Bear Valley Half Century; 64 mi. Bear Valley Metric Century; 96 mi. Ebbetts Pass Century. The 28 mi. has smooth events & climbs w/1 rest stop midway. The 3 longer routes have a climb up the 24% Pacific Grade. For more info, go to www.MTAdventure.com

8/22 4th Annual Central Coast Classique: Heritage Square Park, Arroyo Grande. Full century (100 mi.), metric century (64 mi.), & half metric century (30 mi.) bike rides in San Luis Obispo County. The 30 mi. ride boasts coastal views of Pismo with an amazing rest stop and turnaround on the boardwalk in Avila Beach. The metric century continues through the wine country and Lopez Lake. The century continues on to rolling hills through the Huasna Valley countryside. This ride benefits SLO local nonproits. All riders receive swag, lunch, fully stocked rest stops, SAG support, and a post-ride BBQ, with music and expo. Every rider receives a wine tasting punch card to track their ride & receive free tastings for a week! Reg. open! Early Bird : $60 / Regular : $70 / Late : $80. 10% discount for law enforcement, military, & groups of 4+. For more info call (805) 549-0442 or visit www.CentralCoastClassique.com

8/22 Bodie Bowl: An epic ride thru a historic ghost town thru a private cattle ranch and the surrounding hills. 18.6 recreational course; Expert/Sport course, 31 mi. Expect incredible views of the White Mtns., Mono Lake, Mammoth Mountain & elections btwn 8,000-9,000 ft. Raffles, prizes & post-ride party hosted by June Lake Brewery. For more info, www.BodieBowl.com

8/22 Tour de Menlo: Menlo Atherton High School, Atherton. 35, 46, 65 mi. routes around the San Francisco Peninsula. The longer routes feature the hills of the peninsula, while the short route is flat. For your fee you get full SAG, rest and water stops, and lunch. For more info, go to www.TourdeMenlo.com

8/29 Kendall-Jackson Tour de Fox - Wine Country Edition: Kendall-Jackson Wine Estate and Gardens. Bike rides of 10, 31.5, 51 and 82 mi. Experience the wine country as you ride amongst the rolling hills of Sonoma County and finish with a celebration including local wine, beer, food and live music. to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research. All of the proceeds will go to the Michael J Fox Foundation. For reg. & info, visit www.TourdeFox.org/Winecountry.

8/29 Lake Tahoe's Most Beautiful Trail Ride: Incline Village, NV. The ride goes from Spooner Lake, Nevada State park and ends at Tunnel Creek road at Tunnel Creek Cafe, along the Flume Trail. 14 off-road mi. Full support includes Shuttle ride to start, entry fee to Nevada State Park, 3 rest stops w/food & beverages, bike patrol support, post-ride party. For more info, go to www.bikeintahoe.com


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Southern California Centuries, Fun, & Charity rides

June


6/27 The Grand Tour: Malibu. Celebrate with the Los Angeles Wheelmen with rides that start in Malibu and go north as far as Moorpark, Ojai, or the Gaviota Pass, depending upon your appetite for long distances. Double metric, 124 mi. Hilly, but only at the start. Double Century, 200 mi. Lowland or Highland routes. Triple Century, 300 mi. Lowland or Highland routes. Or, add another 100 mi. loop for the Quadruple Century, 400 mi., and lifelong bragging rights! Full support, rest stops, sags, and BBQ at the finish. The Grand Tour, by the Los Angeles Wheelmen Bicycle Club, is a California Triple Crown ride for distances of 200 miles or more. For more info on California Triple Crown, http://www.caltriplecrown.com

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