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July


7/10-15 RAINSTORM: Begin at Earlham College, Richmond, IN. Ride 660 mi. over six days. Recreational multi-day road riding event. Reg. includes Share or private room, most meals, jersey, t-shirt, maps, marked route, luggage transport, SAG support, access to mechanical repair and massage therapy. Touring Ride in Rural Indiana, www.triri.org/storm.html

7/15-23 Moscow-St. Petersburg bicycle tour: Explore Russia on your bicycle! Fully-supported 9 day bike ride from Moscow, the modern Russian capital, to the old one, St. Petersburg, through the oldest one, Novgorod the Great (UNESCO world heritage siteo). 250 mi. Fee: $1,300 includes all meals, sag wagon, hotel lodging, guides-interpreters, excursions, club T-shirt etc. Small international friendly group. For more info go to www.rctc.ru/msp.html or email Russian Cycle Touring Club info@rctc.ru

7/22-29 Oregon Bicycle Ride: Sisters, OR. Ride Oregon's oldest week-long road tour! Join 300 riders as we explore the classic Oregon Cascades routes: McKenzie Pass, the Aufderheide, Cascades Lakes Hwy... you'll even ride the Crater Lake Rim Road! Fully supported, including all meals, showers, camp sites, route support. 500 miles, 33,070 feet for the week. Reg. limit 300 riders. $995 before 3/1 Reg. limit 300 riders. $1,050 before 3/1. Contact Sanna Phinney, (541) 382-2633, bicycleridesnw.org

7/22-30 Ashland to Bend: Ride Oregon with Via Bike Scenic Tours. Follow the Cascade-Siskiyou Scenic Bikeway via Crater Lake on this moderately challenging tour. Ride along cascading rivers, along high desert ranchland, past snow-capped volcanic peaks. Viabiketours.com

August

8/6-11 Jasper Banff 500K: with Rocky Mountain Cycle Tours. Stretching an impressive 200 miles (300 km) between the historic towns of Jasper and Banff, the Icefields Parkway traverses beneath some of the most majestic mountains of the world. This is a grand road bike tour of the Canadian Rockies. For info, www.rockymountaincycle.com or (800) 661-2453.

8/6-17 Golden Ring of Russia bicycle tour: Explore Russia on your bicycle! Fully-supported comfort 12 day bike ride through the most interesting historic region of Russia including a day in Moscow. 350 mi. Fee: $1,550 includes all meals, sag wagon, hotel lodging, guides-interpreters, excursions, club T-shirt etc. Small international friendly group. For more info go to www.rctc.ru/gring.html or email Russian Cycle Touring Club info@rctc.ru

8/7-13 Bicycle and Foodie Tour of Asheville: North Carolina. Tour the Biltmore Estate, visit lively Asheville, hike to waterfalls, ride through quaint Brevard, Hendersonville and their beautiful pastoral surroundings considered by some the best cycling in America. And taste exciting cuisine and local craft beers in an area known as the “Portland of the East”.. Ave. 30 miles per day. 5 days/5 nights $2,395. Fee includes: luxury accommodations, all meals except two, knowledgeable guides / owners, bikes, full van support, all taxes and gratuities. www.Charlestonbicycletours.com or (800) 408-1830.

8/12 Great Lakes of Michigan: with Timberline Tours! Traverse City, MI. Set in the northwestern corner of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula, we’ll focus initially on the Leelanau Peninsula, acclaimed as the “cherry capital of the world.” Reg. & info at www.timbertours.com, (800) 417-2453

8/14-27 Great Lodges Cycling Odyssey Seg 2: Kalispell, MT- Portland, OR with Timberline Tours! The 2017 Odyssey will feature the great lodges of the American West. For Americans these lodges are our castles and this Odyssey will showcase some of the most celebrated of these national treasures. Reg. & info at www.timbertours.com, (800) 417-2453

8/19-27 Moscow-St. Petersburg bicycle tour: Explore Russia on your bicycle! Fully-supported 9 day bike ride from Moscow, the modern Russian capital, to the old one, St. Petersburg, through the oldest one, Novgorod the Great (UNESCO world heritage). 250 mi. Fee: $1,300 includes all meals, sag wagon, hotel lodging, guides-interpreters, excursions, club T-shirt etc. Small international friendly group. For more info go to www.rctc.ru/msp.html or email Russian Cycle Touring Club info@rctc.ru

8/21-27 Madrid Territory of Champions: A tour with Bike Spain Tours! Experience the routes used by 4 winners of the Tour de France! Explore roads with little traffic and 1st & 2nd category climbs. www.bikespain.com

September

9/2-9 Cycle to Greek World Heritage Sites: Fully supported guided tour 8 days across the Peloponnese. The Sacred Site tour was named one of “6 best cycling tours in Europe” by Outside magazine. Limited space. CycleGreece.com (800) 867-1753 info@cyclegreece.com

9/9-17 Ride Minnesota 10,000 Lakes: with Timberline Adventures. Enjoy the miles of paved bike trails between Lake Superior and the Boundary Waters area of the Minnesota North. 8 days of cycling, 421 mi. More info at www.timbertours.com (800) 417-2453 timber@earthnet.net

9/11-16 Islands in the Wild: Road cycling tour with Rocky Mountain Cycle Tours. The Gulf Islands lay scattered between the rugged coast of British Columbia and Vancouver Island. Witness the dramatic natural beauty and abundance of marine life while riding on peaceful roads, hiking to remote beaches or on a sea kayak excursion. For info, www.rockymountaincycle.com or (800) 661-2453.

9/11-17 Madrid Territory of Champions: A tour with Bike Spain Tours! Experience the routes used by 4 winners of the Tour de France! Explore roads with little traffic and 1st & 2nd category climbs. www.bikespain.com

9/16-22 Katy Trail (a Rails to Trails tour): with Timberline Tours! Clinton, MO. This tour hasn’t been offered since 2008, but with the recent opening of the Clinton-Sedalia section, the Katy ranks as the nation's longest rails-to-trails corridors. Reg. & info at www.timbertours.com, (800) 417-2453

9/23-24 Waves to Wine: Cow Palace or Sonoma Mountain Village. Ride from San Francisco to Sonoma County on day 1 along coastal Hwy 1; then spend day 2 exploring Sonoma County’s backroads. A fundraiser for National MS Society. www.timbertours.com

9/24-30 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 motel style bike tour follows the legendary Pony Express Route on US Hwy 50 across the State of Nevada, from Lake Tahoe to Great Basin National Park. 17,000+ vertical ft. of climbing with overnight accommodations in Stateline Lake Tahoe, Fallon, Austin, Eureka & Ely, Nevada. Offering rich western history and wide-open spaces. Pre reg. fees: $1,600 ($400 nonrefundable deposit to reserve space). For more info, contact Curtis Fong, (775) 771-3246 or go to www.bikethewest.com

9/24-30 Ride Vines to Vistas: Wine Country of Colorado with Timberline Adventures. The western slope of Colorado, tucked between the Grand Mesa and Colorado National Monument, contains the often overlooked valley of fruit and vineyards. Cycle and sip your way around the region. 6 days of cycling, 280 mi. www.timbertours.com (800) 417-2453
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