Western US Road Bike Tours and Century Rides (UT, ID, MT, NV, AZ, CO, WY, NM, CA)

2024 Western States (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ, CA, NM) Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

February 10, 2024Tour de Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA, One of the largest cycling charity events of its kind in America. Every year, we entertain 6,000 to 10,000 cyclists from 46 different states and 4 countries. Since 1998, and with the help of 2,000 volunteers, the Tour de Palm Springs has distributed nearly $4,000,000.00 to over 150 local nonprofit organizations., Cody Shelton, 760-674-4700, [email protected], tourdepalmsprings.com

February 17, 2024Camino Real Double Century & Power Run, Irvine, CA, The Camino route is shaped like a dog bone, with loops on each end of an out-and-back course, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

February 24, 2024Death Valley Century, , Death Valley, CA, Half, Metric and Full Century options.� Entry includes fully stocked checkpoints along the route with water and a great selection of food and snacks; roving SAG support; tech tee and finish line award, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

March 2, 2024Solvang Century, Solvang, CA, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

March 15-October 5, 2024HeartCycle Tours, Various, HeartCycle Touring Club has 15 road cycling tours available for registration. Tours vary from 4-14 days length, fully supported with 2 sag vehicles, overnight in hotels and volunteer tour leaders. Spring Training in Fredericksburg, TX; Belgium Bike & Barge; Underground Railroad Adventure Series (Mobile, AL-Nashville,TN); South Bay, CA; Over Hill& Dale, VT; Black Hills, SD; West Virginia, Tuscany, Italy are a few examples. HeartCycle is a 45 year old non-profit club offering multi-day cycling tours throughout USA and Europe, Judy Siel, 720-519-9401, [email protected], heartcycle.org

March 16, 2024Pedaling for St. Pats 50K Bike Ride, Colorado Springs, CO, Choose between Challenging Course (31 miles) or Intermediate Course (21 Miles). Ride through world famous Garden of the Gods Park, on towards Blodgett Peak, through the Mount St Francis area, down the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail through Monument Valley Park, and then onto Midland Trail back to Trails End Tap Room for the after party! Start and Finish at Trails End Tap Room, 2925 W Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs CO 80904. Total elevation change is 2,036 feet., Carol O’Donnell, 719-271-4610, [email protected], csstpats.com/event/pedalin-st-pats-30k-and-50k/

March 21-24, 2024El Tour de Zona, Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Tombstone, AZ, Enjoy three-days of destination loop bicycle rides on paved roadways mixed with post-ride festivals featuring live music, great food and a local craft beer/wine gardens. Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sierra Vista will serve up to three nights as your basecamp with day loop rides to great destinations like the free-spirited, picturesque town of Bisbee and the wild west of Tombstone, The Town Too Tough to Die!, El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org/el-tour-de-zona/

March 23, 2024Solvang Double Century and Double Metric Century, Solvang, CA, 200 miles or 200 kilometers in Southern CA’s most scenic and popular cycling region. A perfect first time double century., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

March 25-31, 2024Solvang Spring Tour, Solvang, CA, Early season warm weather training in Sunny Southern California. 50-100 miles per day in Southern California’s most popular cycling region., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

April 1-30, 2024Yellowstone Cycle Days, TENTATIVE DATES, Yellowstone National Park, MT, Ride free in Yellowstone National Park before the roads open to the public. This is a unique way to enjoy the beauty of the park. Opening day depends on whether the road is plowed. Check for park service website to see if the roads are open., Toni , 406-646-7701, 307-899-3367, [email protected], nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/bicycling.htm

April 6, 2024Party Pardee, Ione, CA, Come Party with Us and Ride the Rolling Green Hills of the Gold Rush Country. The 26 and 62 mile bike tours travel along the fields of poppies and the gentle rolling hills of Amador and Calaveras Counties., Larry Robinson, [email protected], bikehikers.com/partypardee

April 13, 2024Mulholland Challenge & Double Century, King of the Mountains Century Challenge, Agoura Hills, CA, The toughest Southern California Century with over 13,000’ of climbing in the Santa Monica Mountains. Fully supported / Chip Timed. 100 and 200 mile options, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

April 13, 2024Levi’s GranFondo, Windsor, CA, Whether you’re just getting into riding, or an elite athlete seeking the ultimate challenge, our ride was inspired by, and can be as hard as some of the biggest stages of the Tour de France., Clemence Heymelot, 707-560-1122, [email protected], levisgranfondo.com

April 13, 2024Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour, Gilroy, CA, 45th Annual, Starts/ends at Gilroy HS between 7-10am. Four scenic Bay Area routes 30m/712ft, 50m/1860ft, 74m/3713ft, and 101m/7182ft. Free ACTC introductory membership. Multiple food stops with a finish line party. SAG supported., Peter Greene, 407-474-1128, [email protected], tierrabella.org

April 13, 2024Tour de Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ, Metric Century (100KM – 62 miles) or Half Metric Century (50KM – 32 miles), El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org, tourdescottsdale.org

April 20, 2024Tour de Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV, 20th annual 80, 40, 20 mile routes, which circumnavigates Las Vegas., Tour de Summerlin , [email protected], tourdesummerlin.com

April 28, 2024Wildflower Century, Chico, CA, 7 route options, festival on Saturday, ride Sunday, Supported Stops, 43rd Annual, Chico Velo , 530-343-8356, [email protected] , wildflowercentury.org

May 4-June 15, 2024Death Ride Training Ride Series, Markleeville, CA, Experience the breathtaking scenic beauty of classic Sierra roadways. Ride through wilderness areas with no traffic lights and just a few stop signs. Choose your favorite passes or pick one of six ride options. May 4, Woodfords (2 passes, about 53 miles), May 18, Topaz (2+ passes, about 58 miles), June 1, Woodfords (2 passes, about 54 miles), June 15, Markleeville (2+ passes, about 65 miles), Gregg Westerbeck, 877-845-2453, [email protected], Michael Bayer, [email protected], altaalpina.org/training

May 4, 2024Wine Country Century, Santa Rosa, CA, 50th Annual! Enjoy riding in the gorgeous Sonoma County springtime! 35 miles, 100k, and 100 miles with extravagantly stocked rest stops and welcoming volunteers, Lorenzo Freschet, 707-483-6965, , [email protected], srcc.com

May 4, 2024Breathless Agony Century, King of the Mountains Century Challenge, Redlands, CA, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

May 5, 2024Grizzly Peak Century, Moraga, CA, Road 30, 50, 75, 100mi, Gravel 60mi – Ride up, down, and around the East Bay hills with hundreds of your fellow cyclists on beautiful and challenging routes with ever changing scenery! Riders get logo socks, rest stops with tons of fresh fruit and home baked goods, clothing drop, basic mechanic service, SAG, AND our fabulous post-ride BBQ lunch including local beer! Proceeds support nonprofits that work to provide broad and inclusive community access to the economic, environmental, and health benefits of cycling!, Bonnie Goldsmith, (510) 847-3948, [email protected], Daniel Stoops, [email protected], grizz.org/century

May 17-19, 2024Santa Fe Century and Gran Fondo, Santa Fe, NM, Century (106 mile tour), the Gran Fondo (106 mile timed ride), the Half-Century (54 mile tour), Medio Fondo (54 mile timed ride) or a 20 mile route, A scenic course that highlights the landscape of northern New Mexico, starting and finishing in downtown Santa Fe. Riders will pass through the Ortiz Mountains and the Galisteo basin, Santa Fe Century , 505-490-6387, [email protected], santafecentury.com

May 18, 2024Cycle for Independence, Boise, ID, Fundraiser for the Treasure Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, 10, 25, and metric century (62.5 miles), individual and team rides, routes begin in northwest Boise, supported ride. After ride burgers with all the fixings combined with socializing, music, festivities and prizes, Ramona Walhof, 208-336-5333, [email protected], Allan Schneider, 208-870-4831, [email protected], cycleforindependence.org

May 19, 2024Strawberry Fields Forever, Watsonville, CA, 30,60, and 100 mile touring loops of beautiful Santa Cruz and Monterey Counties, CA. Sponsored by Cyclists for Cultural Exchange, and includes rest stops, support, full dinner (including strawberries and fresh cream!) at the finish., Robert Leibold, 209-604-1354, [email protected], strawberryfields.org

June 1, 2024Tour de Lava, Lava Hot Springs, ID, Distance 16, 32 and 55 miles, All money raised including registration fee goes to Huntsman for cancer research for Prostate Cancer and promoting prostate cancer awareness 1-9 men will get prostate cancer. Simple blood test for PSA., Tami Parris, 208-681-2812, [email protected], rideondads.com, hope.huntsmancancer.org/rideondads

June 1, 2024Eastern Sierra Double Century, California Triple Crown and Planet Ultra Grand Slam Endurance Series, Bishop, CA, 200 mile ride including Mammoth and June Lakes, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

June 1-2, 2024Bike MS: Los Angeles Coastal Challenge, Bike MS, Ventura, CA, Choose your start line and build your own adventure. Start in Ventura for an easy 30 miles along the river path or Santa Monica for breathtaking 62 miles along PCH or take the challenge and do 105 miles for a combo of mountain and coastal riding. Everyone will come together for the finish line and party at the San Buenaventura State Beach Park to celebrate with food, drinks, music and fun! Overnight in Ventura then enjoy the beauty of Ventura County’s coastline and the hills and lakes of Ojai., Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], JJ Hoffman, 323-839-6414, [email protected], bikemslosangeles.org

June 2, 2024America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV, Join us in the fight against blood cancer while you experience an amazing day of cycling around Lake Tahoe. 72 or 100 mile options, fully supported and afterparty celebration, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , 888-557-7177, [email protected] , cure.lls.org/event/2024-america’s-most-beautiful-bike-ride/e498158

June 9-15, 2024Ride the Rockies, CANCELLED for 2024, Steamboat Springs, CO, Explore Colorado’s Rocky Mountains by bicycle! RTR is a 6 day point-to-point Road tour (Day 4 & 5 with Gravel Options) showcasing the state’s scenery and breathtaking views. Steamboat Springs � Day 2: Craig � Day 3: Meeker � Day 4 & 5: Rangely � Day 6: Fruita (End), Ride The Rockies , [email protected], ridetherockies.com, venturesendurance.com

June 9, 2024Ride to End Alzheimers, Fort Collins, CO, Come help fuel cutting edge research by fundraising and riding to help in the discovery of treatment and prevention methods for Alzheimer’s. Ride options are available for 20, 50, 70, and 100 mile distances., Sara Prevost, 833-239-7433, [email protected], alz.org/ride

June 15, 2024Spinderella, Pocatello, ID, ladies-only ride featuring five scenic routes, from 10 to 100 miles. Roll-out begins at 6:00 am at Ross Park in Pocatello, ID., DaNae Young, 208-221-9300, [email protected], spinderellaride.com

June 15, 2024CHAFE 150 Gran Fondo, Idaho Panhandle Gravel Series, Sandpoint, ID, The 150 mile route is a grand loop around the Cabinet Mountains through gorgeous lake and river valleys, encompassing one upriver leg, two downriver legs and one huge lake! In addition, CHAFE offers magnificent 100, 80, 40, and 25 mile routes for riders of any level, Syringa Cyclery , 208-610-9990, [email protected], Jane Huang, [email protected], chafe150.org

June 15-22, 2024Sierra to the Sea Bicycle Tour, Placerville, CA, 45th Annual, Starts/ends at Gilroy HS between 7-10am. Four scenic Bay Area routes 30m/712ft, 50m/1860ft, 74m/3713ft, and 101m/7182ft. Free ACTC introductory membership. Multiple food stops with a finish line party. SAG supported. Register by 4/27 to receive jersey at start of event., Peter Greene, 407-474-1128, [email protected], tierrabella.org

June 22, 2024RATPOD (Ride Around the Pioneers in One Day), Dillon, MT, Now a virtual ride: RATPOD is now RATPOD Unlimited – Your RATPOD, Your way.� You can ride any distance you choose, from anywhere you are located all in support of Camp Mak-A-Dream.� An oncology camp dedicated to ensuring those affected by cancer can live with and beyond their diagnosis.� With just a small donation you can be part of this now national event all to honor those affected by cancer.�� RATPOD is usually a 130-mile one-day charity ride for Camp Make-A-Dream (a cost free cancer camp). The ride takes place in the beautiful Big Hole Valley of SW Montana., Courtney Imhoff, 406-549-5987, [email protected], ratpod.org, campdream.org

June 22, 2024Cheyenne Superday Tour de Prairie, Cheyenne, WY, This long-distance, 100-mile, course route heads out and back from Cheyenne through the open, rolling prairie into the town of Chugwater for a uniquely Wyoming tour. Features 25-, 50-, 75- and 100-mile rest stations/turn around points. Breakfast and lunch are included., Aliea Ednie, 307-757-7166, [email protected], cheyennerec.org/superday-2024

June 29, 2024Alta Alpina Challenge, Markleeville, CA, Experience the breathtaking scenic beauty of classic Sierra roadways. Metric and Century options and more or pick one or more of the famous Alta Alpina passes for a personalized ride (30 miles and up). Fundraiser for the Alta Alpina Cycling Club, Gregg Westerbeck, 877-845-2453, [email protected], Michael Bayer, [email protected], altaalpina.org/challenge

June 29-30, 2024Bike MS: Colorado, Bike MS, Westminster, CO, With breathtaking mountain views and crisp mountain air, take in the views of Longs Peak, Colorado’s most famous 14er, in an area known as one of Colorado’s most scenic outdoor paradises. This Bike MS experience offers route options ranging from 32 to 103 miles over two days and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 10-12 miles. Lodging, meals, and entertainment based out of Colorado State University in Ft. Collins., Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Erika Barnum, 303-698-6127, [email protected], bikemscolorado.org

July 6, 2024Aspen Gran Fondo, Aspen, CO, The route encompasses some of the Roaring Fork Valley’s most iconic climbs. Choose 36 miles, 62 miles, or 103 miles, with aid stations at the top of each climb and finish line BBQ. �Each distance option will build on the previous, so if you are feeling great, keep going, Kristen , [email protected], aspencyclingclub.org

July 13, 2024The Triple Bypass, Evergreen, CO, The legendary Triple Bypass is 118 miles with 10,800’ of climbing and travels over 3 beautiful mountain passes(Juniper, Loveland, Vail) from Evergreen to Avon, CO., Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], Caprice Bass, 303-720-4509, [email protected], triplebypass.org

July 13, 2024Tour de Steamboat, Steamboat Springs, CO, Annual bicycle event that brings together 1,200 cyclists for a one-day ride through beautiful Northwest Colorado, taking in Rabbit Ears Pass, Gore Pass, Yellow Jacket Pass, Stagecoach, Yampa and Oak Creek. Four different road ride routes: 26, 46, 66, 116 miles, and a 100 mile gravel route., Katie Lindquist, 970-846-9206, [email protected], tourdesteamboat.com

July 13, 2024Death Ride – Tour of the California Alps, Markleeville, CA, Challenge yourself to the premier cycling event in California.� With 103 miles, over 14,000’ of climbing, and up to six (6) HC climbs through the stunning Sierra Nevada mountains, this ride is sure to challenge and inspire you!, Melissa Edwards, 530-694-2475, [email protected], deathride.com

July 13-14, 2024Seattle to Portland (STP), Seattle, WA, The Kaiser Permanente Seattle to Portland (STP) Bicycle Classic presented by Alaska Airlines is in its 45th year. Heading south from Seattle and ending in Portland, Oregon, STP is a thrilling back-to-back double-century ride through Western Washington that brings 6,000 people together to experience the joy of cycling. Bicycling Magazine calls STP “one of the best cycling events in the nation.”, Sarah Mantey, 206-620-0465, [email protected], cascade.org/stp

July 14-19, 2024Tour de Wyoming, Buffalo, WY, Bike tour through Wyoming with daily distances from 55 to 70 miles, Amber Travky, 307-742-5840 , [email protected], cyclewyoming.org, tourdewyoming.org

July 20, 2024719 Ride, Gran Fondo National Series, Colorado Springs, CO, 5 laps of The Course That Cannot Be Defeated is the signature ride (71.9 miles and 9,190’ of elevation gain), but you can ride as many or as few laps as your mind can handle and your legs will allow, Offering several course options, all on neighborhood roads, and donating a portion of each registration to Chipeta Elementary School and Kids on Bikes, 719ers , [email protected], 719ride.com

August 3, 2024Tour de Big Bear, Big Bear Lake, CA, Southern California’s favorite ride! Features legendary aid stations, beautiful mountain scenery and spectacular summer weather. With 25, 50, 70, 106 and 109 mile courses, there’s a route for every cycling enthusiast!, Chris Barnes, 951-970-6720, 909-878-0707, [email protected], bigbearcycling.com/tour-de-big-bear-cycling-west/, bigbearcycling.com

August 3, 2024Copper Triangle Alpine Cycling Classic, Copper Mountain, CO, There’s never a bad time to train for a true alpine cycling classic like Copper Triangle. Start high in the Rocky Mountains and only go up from there on the 79-mile loop cresting three Colorado mountain passes � totaling 6,500 feet in elevation gain. New in 2022: A friendly QOM & KOM of Vail Pass, with podium presentations for the top 3 men & women, Scott Olmsted, 720-819-7306, [email protected], theridecollective.com

August 3, 2024Marin Century, Novato, CA, Take on the west coast’s most scenic and challenging rides, the Marin Century. The ride starts in the beautiful Stafford Lake State Park in Novato, California. Riders navigate to the summits or through the foothills of Mount Tamalpais and the nearby coast of beautiful Tomales Bay., Marin Cyclists , 415-823-5047, [email protected], marincyclists.com

August 10, 2024Stonewall Century Bicycle Ride, La Veta, CO, 21st Annual. This out-and-back ride offers cyclists stunning beauty and small-town vibe. Colorado’s scenic Highway of Legends (State Hwy 12) between La Veta and Segundo is the backdrop for 25-, 50- and 102-mile routes, featuring up to 8000-feet of climbing., Kent Hay, [email protected], Kerrie Meyler, [email protected], spcycling.org

August 10, 20244 Peaks Gran Fondo, Pocatello, ID, One Day: 82 miles, Four Peaks: 7800ft total elevation gain. Climb the 4 peaks of the Portneuf Valley; Crystal, Scout Mountain, Pebble Creek, Buckskin. The hill climb portions are timed with timing chips. Downhill portions are not timed. Cumulative climb times will be combined to determine rank. Ride 1-4 peaks as you wish, Jeff Tingey, 208-232-8996, [email protected], Katie Cox, 208-851-0009, [email protected], 4PGF.com

August 10, 2024Enchanted Circle, Red River, NM, The Enchanted Circle Bicycle Tour is a scenic, southwest cycling experience with rolling hills, fast descents and rewarding climbs. Choose between an 85-mile ride or the iconic 100-mile century along the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, this New Mexico course travels through some of the most spectacular peaks in New Mexico, Scott Olmsted, 720-819-7306, [email protected], theridecollective.com

August 19-23, 2024Colorado’s Ride, Durango, CO, Colorado’s Ride showcases one of the most scenic areas of Colorado through the lens of two amazing overnight towns, Durango and Pagosa Springs, Colorado’s Ride , [email protected], www.coloradosride.com

August 24, 2024Venus de Miles, Lyons, CO, Venus de Miles is Colorado’s original and largest all-women’s road ride and finish festival. In its 17th year, Venus de Miles welcomes all skill levels and is a strong supporter of sisterhood and women’s cycling. Choose from a 30-mile, 64-mile, or 100-mile course throughout beautiful nothern Colorado. The event is a fundraiser for Greenhouse Scholars., Mariel McCown, 720-769-9998, [email protected], venusdemiles.com

September 7, 2024Race the Rails, Ely, NV, Race the train in Ely! Fun for the whole family! Race a coal fired steam engine that is over 100 years old. The event will accommodate both road and mountain bike riders of all ages., Kyle Horvath, 775-289-3720, [email protected], elynevada.net/race-the-rails

September 7, 2024American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure Colorado, Lone Tree, CO, Join TDC as one of the most successful and beautiful fundraising rides in Colorado this September 10th. The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes while improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes., Lindsay, Mark, Megan, Sasha , 720-855-1102 x7010, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], Brittany Burcham, [email protected], diabetes.org/coloradotourdecure

September 7-14, 2024Ride the Rim, Crater Lake, OR, Ride the Rim Crater Lake offers a vehicle-free way to experience Crater Lake National Park with 25 miles and 3,500 feet of climbing. Events will be held on the 7th and the 14th of September at Crater Lake National Park. All federal guidelines in place for the COVID-19 pandemic will be in place to ensure the utmost safety throughout the events., Tonia Ulbricht, 800-445-6728, [email protected], ridetherimoregon.com

September 7-8, 2024Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic, Bike MS, Mount Vernon, WA, Enjoy breathtaking views as you cross the Deception Pass Bridge providing a one-of-a-kind experience as we come together to reach out goal � a world free of MS. The Bike MS experience offers route options ranging from 22 to 100 miles and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. Camping, meals, and entertainment based out of Skagit County Fairgrounds (501 Taylor ST) in Mt Vernon, WA., Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Katie Gambill, 206-515-4569, [email protected], bikems.org

September 8, 2024Buffalo Bicycle Classic, Boulder, CO, The Elevations Credit Union Buffalo Bicycle Classic is a scholarship fundraiser for CU Boulder. We have 5 road courses, 2 gravel courses and a family ride. Our Epic routes head up Boulder Canyon which is closed to traffic. Ride Bikes. Change Lives, Jenny Anderson, 303-898-8900, [email protected], buffalobicycleclassic.com

September 14, 2024Tour of the Moon, Grand Junction, CO, Want to take an epic trek through the Colorado National Monument? Check out Tour of the Moon and tackle a metric century ride or opt for a 41-mile loop back into Grand Junction. This ride is one of the most important fundraising events benefitting Bicycle Colorado. The event sells out every year so don’t miss it, Scott Olmsted, 720-819-7306, [email protected], theridecollective.com

September 14-15, 2024Bike MS: Waves to Wine, Bike MS, San Francisco, CA, Join us as we venture from the heart of San Francisco riding across the famous Golden Gate Bridge and overnight in the middle of beautiful wine country. Take your pick from numerous one-day routes with fully supported rest stops along with a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS one pedal stroke at a time, Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], John Schilder, 415-439-0402, [email protected], wavestowine.org

September 21, 2024Mountains to the Desert Classic, Telluride, CO, 21st M2D Ride benefitting Just For Kids Foundation. 3 routes and starting points to choose from: Telluride to Gateway: 103 Miles Norwood to Gateway: 73 Miles; Ridgway to Gateway: 110 Miles (new for 2024!), BBQ party too. Finishes at Gateway Canyon Resort, Courtney McEleney, 949-412-4068, [email protected], justforkidsfoundation.org

September 21, 2024Tour de Vineyards, Palisade, CO, Head to Palisade this fall and enjoy the vineyards, orchards and mesas of Colorado’s Western Slope at the 26th annual Tour de Vineyards. Take the leisurely 23-mile route along the Palisade Fruit & Wine Byway, or opt for the 58-mile loop up and over Reeder Mesa, Scott Olmsted, 720-819-7306, [email protected], theridecollective.com

September 21-28, 2024California Coast Classic, San Francisco, CA, The Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bike Tour, presented by Amgen, covers 525 miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles over eight days along Highway 1., Shannon Marang Cox, 213-634-3772 , 909-489-2217, [email protected], , arthritis.org/events/bike-event

September 21-22, 2024Bike MS: Willamette Valley, Bike MS, McMinnville, OR, All new in 2023 with routes taking you past vineyards, while enjoying relaxing, pastoral farmland views. Rider village located at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum., Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Emily Rios, [email protected], bikems.org

September 21, 2024Loop de Loop, Tucson, AZ, Chuck Huckleberry Loop, El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org

September 28, 2024Coldwell Banker Denver Century Ride, Denver, CO, Cycle the City – Discover urban cycling in Denver within a safe, fun & enjoyable experience. 100, 85, 50 and 25 mile courses for every ability. Roll through Downtown Denver, through the burbs, up Lookout Mountain and down the Hogback. Supporting cycling advocacy through ride beneficiary Bicycle Colorado, Start: Shops at Northfield, Bruce Erley, 303-469-7500, [email protected], denvercenturyride.com

September 28, 2024Sacramento Century Challenge, Sacramento, CA, sacramentocentury.com

September 29, 2024Tour of the Rio Grande Bicycle Century, Albequerque, NM, The flattest tour in New Mexico taking riders from near the Albuquerque International Sunport south to Bernardo and back! Route distances are 39, 62, 78 and 100 miles. This ride is great for first time or beginning season riders. For experienced riders it’s an opportunity to crush existing personal best century times! The tour runs parallel with the Rio Grande exposing riders to the more relaxed side of New Mexican life and the beautiful landscape., Michael Wieclaw, 330-518-4708, [email protected], touroftheriogrande.com

September 29-October 4, 2024Pablove Across America, San Francisco, CA, Ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles over 6 days. The ride raises money for pediatric cancer research as well as an art program for kids going through treatment, Chelsea Alexander, 480-612-3634, [email protected], pablove.org

October 5-6, 2024Bike MS: Arizona, Bike MS, Fort McDowell, AZ, Cycle through the beautiful Arizona desert and join a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS. Road routes from 13 � 150 miles, or 19-mile MTB route. Start/Finish at McDowell Mountain Regional Park. Best-in-class supported ride. www.bikemsarizona.org. Start time 6 a.m., Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], Tanya Marks, 602-753-7550, [email protected], bikemsarizona.org, mssociety.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=1636

October 12, 2024Park to Park Pedal Extreme Nevada 100, Caliente, NV, Road bike ride starting and ending at Kershaw-Ryan State Park. Cyclists visit the towns of Caliente and Pioche, and three other state parks: Cathedral Gorge, Echo Canyon, and Spring Valley. 3 rides available: 100, 60 and 40 mile options. There is a Dutch oven dinner at the end!, Dawn Andone, 775-728-8101, [email protected], parktoparkpedal.com, lincolncountynevada.com/exploring/biking/park-to-park-pedal/

October 19-20, 2024Bike MS: Bay to Bay
, Bike MS, Irvine, CA, Join a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people living with MS one mile at a time. This is an extraordinary cycling adventure taking you along the coast of Orange and San Diego counties. Start your day 1 ride in Irvine, ride along the coast and end your day at the Sheraton Resort and Spa in Carlsbad for good food, good beer and music or challenge yourself by taking in some extra elevation gain of inland San Diego. Day 2 starts with more majestic views of the Pacific Ocean and up Torrey Pines. Grab your finisher medals, some food and beverages at our new finish line, Ingram Plaza. Join us for one day, two days or virtually!, Sara Alisuag, 774-254-2668, [email protected], Lina Aguilon, 619-363-4695, [email protected], biketofinishms.org

October 26-27, 2024Day of the Tread, Albuquerque, NM, Features a 9 mile family ride, trial runner family ride, a 12 mile ride on the Rail Runner; along with 26, 50, 64, and 100 mile routes with Tandem options on the 26, 50, 64, and 100 mile routes. Participants will receive free admission to Oktoberfest set to happen at Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza., Joanie Griffin, 505-261-4444, [email protected], dayofthetread.com

October 26-27, 2024Phil’s Cookie Fondo, Malibu, CA, Phil’s Fondo is Phil Gaimon’s chance to show off the great climbs, ocean air, and perfect weather, to help Los Angeles get the reputation it deserves as a world-class cycling destination.�Phil designs the courses himself, collects rider gifts from his favorite sponsors, invites his pro friends, and has an incredible post-ride meal thanks to local celebrity chefs. With 10,000 gourmet cookies on course, the food experience alone would be worth the price of registration. 45, 56 mile options on Saturday; 20, 49, 83, 103 miles on Sunday, Phil Gaimon, [email protected], philsfondo.com

November 2, 2024Bike the Coast, San Diego, CA, Join riders of all levels and ages while experiencing the best of Southern California beaches and surf towns as you ride routes of 100, 50, 25 on historic Highway 101, or enjoy our family ride on the San Luis Rey River Trail (15 or 7 miles)., 909.399.3553, [email protected], bikethecoastsd.com

November 9, 2024Ride 2 Recovery Honor Ride Las Vegas, Honor Ride, Las Vegas, NV, Starts and rides down Las Vegas Boulevard with a full escort down the strip! 3 routes will be available (20-, 42-, and 57-miles) with the longer heading out towards Henderson., Jack Shepard, 818-888-7091 Ext. 106, [email protected], r2r.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1880&pg=entry, weareprojecthero.org

November 9, 2024Ride the Point, Point Loma, CA, The Point Loma Rotary Club is hosting the Jim Krause Memorial Charity Cycling Ride the Point for pancreatic cancer research. The ride starts and ends at Liberty Station. Ride the Point has three distances to accommodate different levels of cycling experience. The 6 mile Family Fun Ride is a relatively flat course on bike paths along beautiful San Diego Bay and is perfect for cruisers, beginning riders, challenged athletes, and families. The 25 and Metric Century are road rides with exclusive routes and challenging climbs around scenic San Diego., Richard Stakelum, 619-794-9051, [email protected], ridethepoint.org

November 17-23, 2024El Tour de Tucson Prologue Camp, Tucson, AZ, 5 day cycling camp to learn and ride with the pros, El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org

November 23, 2024El Tour de Tucson, Tucson, AZ, Charity, community, health and wellness are what Perimeter Bicycling and El Tour are all about. They all go hand-in-hand when it comes to building awareness for a bike ride that has been part of the Tucson community for nearly four decades., El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org

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