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ride ATAXIA NorCal
5/30/2015 E-Mail: Outback Steakhouse and FARA 1 5 17 40 60 484-879-6160

The 6th Annual Ride Ataxia NorCal starts at Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA and offers enjoyable 1, 5, 17, 40, and 60 mile routes on scenic country roads in Central Valley with fully stocked rest stops, strong SAG support, and delicious post-ride food prepared by Outback Steakhouse. Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) is a debilitating, life-shortening, degenerative neuromuscular disorder with no treatment or cure. Fundraising to support FA research is encouraged but not required.

 

Incarnation 100: A Benefit for Homeless Services
6/6/2015 E-Mail: The Church of the Incarnation 45 67 100

Starting and finishing at the Church of the Incarnation in the heart of historic Santa Rosa, the Incarnation 100 offers three different course options. The 45-mile route takes a leisurely path through Sonoma County's Russian River Valley and West Sonoma County with course highlights of Wohler Bridge, Martinelli Road, and historic downtown Graton. The 100-km route is almost identical to the 45-mile route but includes the hidden gem and challenge of Sweetwater Springs Road "a secret favorite of many Sonoma County cyclists" which skirts the entrance of Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve. The 100-mile route is a challenging, grand tour of Dry Creek Valley, Russian River Valley, and West Sonoma County; in addition to Sweetwater Springs Road, riders will make their way farther out west along a course that includes Graton, Joy, Occidental, and Cherry Ridge Roads.

 

Mendocino Monster Century Bicycle Ride
6/7/2015 E-Mail: Rotary Club of Ukiah 26 62 100

The Mendocino Monster Century Bicycle Ride, happening on 06/07/15, will give you some great climbing practice and is a super training ride for the Death Ride or other tough climbing rides. There are three rides – the Scary Monster is 100 miles (160 kilometers) and includes 9,200 feet of climbing – the Hairy Monster is 62 miles (100 kilometers) and includes 6,900 feet of climbing – and the Merry Monster is an easier, family-fun ride that’s 26 miles and 750 feet of climbing. All rides start in Ukiah at Mendocino College and the Scary Monster goes all the way to the coast and back. All the rides are very beautiful, and the Scary and Hairy rides are quite challenging. These are really well organized rides with outstanding rest stops, great food, full SAG vehicle support and a great barbecue meal at the end of the ride. If you’re up for the challenge, please sign up. The Rotary Club of Ukiah is putting on this event as a fundraiser for international and local service projects.

 

Ride the Parkway
6/7/2015 E-Mail: American River Parkway Foundation Choose your own distance, up to 62 miles (916) 486-2773

Ride the Parkway is a social cycling event to benefit the American River Parkway Foundation. Join us for a ride along the Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail starting from William B. Pond Recreation Area to Discovery Park and continuing on up to Beal's Point before returning to William Pond for a post-ride party. Rest stops will be available with refreshments at Discovery Park, William Pond, and Nimbus Fish Hatchery. Bring a lawn chair for the post-ride celebration at William Pond! Kick back and enjoy BBQ by O'Connor's Santa Maria Grill and beverages from Rubicon, New Belgium and Two Rivers Cider Co. Enter your name in our raffle for a chance to win a new bike and check out booths from local cycling vendors.

 

BEST OF THE BAY
6/13/2015 E-Mail: Cherry City Cyclists 80, 100, 125 510 394-8684

Annual Century ride on the best cycling roads along the East Bay Hills of San Francisco. 80 or 100 or 125 miles; 6000, 8000 or 10,000 feet of climbing. Very scenic and beautiful route; well-supported by Cherry City Cyclists; great final training for the Death Ride. Read what previous riders say about it at http://bob.cherrycitycyclists.org/pages/bob_riderfeedback.html

 

Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life
6/13/2015 E-Mail: Actavis+Allergan 25 & 65 415-989-6500

Get your wheels in motion and join us for the Half Moon Bay Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life as we ride through some of the most picturesque and scenic terrain in Northern California. The Actavis+Allergan CF Cycle for Life is a fully-supported ride with route options of 25 & 65 miles. From breakfast to our cycle post party, you can enjoy fully stocked rest stops every 10-12 miles, bike mechanics for bicycle maintenance and repair, ride marshals to cheer you along the way and plenty of support vehicles to help you complete the ride. This unique event empowers participants to take action and demonstrate their fight in finding a cure for cystic fibrosis in a tangible, emotional and powerful way.

Riders ages 16 and up may participate.

Bike helmets are required to ride.

 

Cycle The Sierra
6/20/2015 E-Mail: Mark Reiner 300 miles 5303201625

CYCLE THE SIERRA is an annual cycling event that takes place in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California. This fully supported, five-day journey takes riders on a 300-mile loop through breathtaking country, beneath granite peaks, through evergreen forests and to alpine hot springs. We'll ride through iconic locations like Lake Tahoe and the are where gold was discovered starting the California Gold Rush, over the 4th highest bridge in the US, and through numerous unique and historical communities along the way. Each day cyclists travel roughly 60 miles. At night, we camp together under the stars. Camps will feature delicious catered food, live music, a beer and wine garden, massage therapists, bike mechanics and other cyclists letting loose on vacation from all over the United States. It is $830. This cost covers catered food, live music, lodging, on course support, luggage transport, showers, etc.

 

Castle Crags Century
6/20/2015 E-Mail: Rotary Club of Mount Shasta 97 62.4 34.5 10 5309269318

4 ride options: Full Century- 97 miles, 7800 feet of climbing; $65 Metric Century: 62.4 miles 5800 climbing; $55 Half Met: 34.5 miles 2000 feet climbing; $45 Gone Fishin: 10 miles 600 feet climbing; $15

 

Giro Bello
6/27/2015 E-Mail: Rotary Club of Santa Rosa 27 67 102

Three gorgeous ride options showcasing scenic Sonoma County wine country. Constantly changing terrain including Alexander Valley, Dry Creek Vineyards, and West County redwoods make this ride a “must do” for every cyclist. Ride includes well stocked rest stops, yummy lunch stop with custom made sandwiches, post ride meal, Expo with live music and of course, Lagunitas beer!

 

Alta Alpina Challenge:Riding the Wild Sierra
6/27/2015 E-Mail: Alta Alpina Cycling Club 62, 113, 135, 198 775-781-3480

Come ride the in beautiful Eastern Sierra. Many route options including a metric, century, double century and the ability to "Build Your Own Challenge". Lunch, fully stocked sag stops, dinner included.

 

Country Coast Classic Bike Ride
6/27/2015 E-Mail: Slabtown Rollers Cycling Club 25 50 100 805-927-2535

The 15th Annual Gene Cerise Country Coast Classic Bike Ride takes place on scenic routes of rolling hills, vineyards and beautiful coastline of the central California coast. There are three levels of rides to choose from: The Century: This ride provides 100 miles of challenge for advanced cyclists. The route winds over Hwy 46 to the Paso Robles wine country and back to Shamel Park for lunch, before heading north on Hwy 1 to Ragged Point and back. Only experienced riders should attempt this ride. The Half Century: A 50 mile intermediate ride with a bit of a challenge. Pedal up Hwy 1 from Shamel Park to Ragged Point and back. This route has one hard hill. Short Ride: Fun! Short & sweet: a gentle ride starting from Cambria’s Shamel Park up the coast to the Elephant Seal Rookery and back. Ride the whole way for 25 miles or just to Hearst Castle and back for 15 miles.

 

Cycling for Sight
7/11/2015 E-Mail: www.blindstokersclub.org Various 18 to 65 miles

The 11th Annual Cycling for Sight tour will be held July 11th and 12th 2015 in San Diego county. The primary goal of the Cycling For Sight Tour is to raise money for the San Diego Center for the Blind and the Blind Stokers Club. The Tour also serves as the focal point of the San Diego Blind Stokers Club’s (BSC) year long training program. The BSC provides blind and visually impaired cyclists with the opportunity to experience the freedom and health benefits of riding a bicycle, something that many of us take for granted. The CFS tour features rural routes in north San Diego county, and overnight stay at CSU San Marcos.

 

Bike 4 Breath
7/11/2015 E-Mail: Breathe California Varies 650-994-5868

24th Annual Bike 4 Breath DATE/TIME: Sat, Jul 11, 7:00am-2:00pm LOCATION: Menlo-Atherton High School, 555 Middlefield Rd, Atherton, CA COST: Registration fees start at $60 (discounts for riders under 18) The 24th annual Bike 4 Breath is more than just a cycling event - It's a day full of fun where riders of all levels come together to support clean air and healthy lungs! Cyclists raise funds for asthma education, tobacco control, clean air advocacy and lung disease research in support of the work of Breathe California. This year, Bike 4 Breath will start and end at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton. Three route options include a family friendly 10 mile route, a 30 mile intermediate route, and a challenging 64 mile route for the cycling enthusiast.

 

Devil's Slide Ride
7/18/2015 E-Mail: Sports Basement, SOS Rehydrate, Whole Foods 32 mile, 61 mile and 103 mile 650.312.0730

The Devil's Slide Ride is a unique event centered on the scenic town of Pacifica and the San Mateo County Coast. Endless coastal views, Devil's Slide Trail access and climbing under the shade of gorgeous, tall redwoods. All funds raised go to benefit Parca, a local non-profit which has been serving people with developmental disabilities and their families through its programs since 1952.

 

WINDMILL CENTURY
7/18/2015 E-Mail: TAILWINDS BICYCLE CLUB OF SANTA MARIA 28/62/102 MILES

Spend a great day in Wine Country . What could be better? Ride through the scenic Santa Maria Valley, where open roads, fine wine, and world-famous Santa Maria Style BBQ (prepared by our own Santa Maria Elks Lodge make for a uniquely memorable Wine Country experience. Choose from Full Century, Metric, or Quarter Century. Registration fee includes: a commemorative T-shirt, SAG, rest stops, route markings , route sheets, lunch on the Century route and, of course, the BBQ, featuring beef, chicken or veggie, for everyone at the end of the ride. $60: Early Bird Registration by May 20 (includes a T-shirt). $75: Registration May 21 thru June 28 (includes T-shirt) $85: Registration June 29 to July 15 (No T-shirt) $85: Day of Ride Registration: (No T-shirt) Online Registration closes July 15 Extra BBQ meals…. $10.00 Ride closes at 500 riders Hosted by: Tailwinds Bicycle Club of Santa Maria Register on: ACTIVE.COM

 

Marin Headlands Arthritis Bike Classic
7/18/2015 E-Mail: Arthritis Foundation 25 62 100 415-356-5483

The Arthritis Foundation Marin Headlands Arthritis Bike Classic presented by AbbVie is a spectacular, fully supported one-day cycling adventure. Participants can choose from three scenic route options including: 24 Miles (Beginner Friendly) Semi-Metric Century (Intermediate to Advanced) Semi-Century (Advanced/Training Recommended) The routes will feature the beauty of the North Bay, including spectacular views of the rugged California coast and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge. Cyclists, friends, and family members are invited to enjoy the BBQ lunch and kid's activities after the ride. Funds raised through the ride are used to support the Arthritis Foundation’s mission to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control, and cure of arthritis and related diseases.

 

Healdsburg Harvest Century Bicycle Tour
7/18/2015 E-Mail: Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce 23, 37, 60 (707) 433-6935

Join us as we pedal through the heart of Sonoma County Wine Country. Road and mountain bikes, skinny tires and fat tires welcome. Moderately challenging ride through the Alexander, Dry Creek & Russian River Valleys. Distance options include 23, 37 or 60 miles; gradually increasing in difficulty. The 23 mile route is rather flat, while the 37 & 60 mile routes have more rolling hills and moderate climbs. Come up for the day or spend the whole weekend with us; there is much to see and do. Healdsburg offers many lodging options and is central to more than 100 wineries.

 

Graeagle Century Ride
7/26/2015 E-Mail: Community Multisport Events 530-836-1201

Graeagle Century Ride is a 108 mile route with a 6,615; elevation gain that starts and ends in the historic mill town of Graeagle, California and passes through the beautiful mountains of the Lost Sierra. Two Half Century Rides offer a gentler 50 mile loop with 2,353' elevation gain and a tougher Half Century loop that has 4,795' of elevation gain. The event will include a post-race BBQ (free to racers) with local craft brew. Contact RaceDirector@communitymultisport.com or (530)836-1201 see ride course and register at CommunityMultisport.com

 

39th Annual Tour of Napa Valley
8/16/2015 E-Mail: Eagle Cycling Club, Inc. 35, 40, 65, 100

Classic Century ride with 4 routes through Napa Valley.

 

Tour de Menlo
8/22/2015 E-Mail: Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation 35 45 65 (650) 575-2279

Make plans now to ride Tour de Menlo, which offers three Peninsula routes for cyclists of all abilities, along with good weather, great food, and plenty of SAG support for those who need it. Riders have their choice of 65-, 45- and 35-mile routes, all well-marked and beginning at Menlo-Atherton High School on Saturday, Aug. 22. After taking different routes from the start, all riders eventually will head south on Stevens Creek 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. The ride is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation and the Almanac. All proceeds are used to support Rotary scholarships, numerous other Rotary Foundation projects, and the Almanac's Holiday Fund drive, which contributes more than $150,000 a year to 10 local nonprofits. Shelter Network, Second Harvest Food Bank, and St. Anthony's Dining Room are among the beneficiaries of the

 

Central Coast Classique
8/22/2015 E-Mail: Creative Mediation and SLO LEAF 805.549.0442 x 46

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 in Edna Valley and onto Lopez Lake. The century continues on to rolling hills through the country-side of Huasna Valley. This ride benefits local non-profits the San Luis Obispo Law Enforcement Assistance Foundation & Creative Mediation. 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! Early Bird : $60 / Regular : $70 / Late : $80. 10% discount for law enforcement, military, & groups of 4+

 

Tour of the Dragon 268K across Bhutan
9/5/2015 E-Mail: Bhutan Olympic Committee 268K/60K 8312470239

Tour of the Dragon http://www.tourofthedragon.com The Tour of the Dragon starts in Bumthang, Bhutan and travels 268km over 4 mountain passes before finishing in Thimphu town square. Billed as one of the toughest one day mountain bike races in the world Distance: 268km/60K Both events finish in the capital city of Thimphu in the country of Bhutan. The Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan is a land of high mountains and deep valleys where compassion and wisdom are the benchmark against which all things are measured, and where the King rules by ‘Gross National Happiness’. On your journey through the stunning rural countryside and villages, you’ll discover the geographical and cultural wonders of a country naturally designed to be a tantalizing destination for adventure and spiritual seekers. Come for the event, and stay for the travel experience of a lifetime.

 

Tahoe Sierra Century
9/12/2015 E-Mail: North Tahoe FAN Club 30, 60, 100 (530)525-1505

Save the date on Saturday, September 12 for the Tahoe Sierra Century. Ride the scenic High Sierra on 30, 60, or 100 mile routes that offer challenging hill climbs (on the longer routes) and views that don't stop. Along the way, let the band families from the North Tahoe Middle and High school music programs host you to great food, friendly support, and music everywhere. The ride starts/stop at Squaw Valley USA. Register at www.tahoesierracentury.com this will be your favorite ride of the year! Every penny of this all-volunteer effort goes to public music education in North Tahoe.

 

The Challenge Fondo
9/13/2015 E-Mail: Chico Velo Cycling Club 30 50 65 100 530-343-8356

The Challenge Fondo is an "accessible" Fondo, specializing in support for alternative forms of cycling. Although this Fondo is for everyone, we will also have Ride Rangers standing by ready to partner up with if needed! The Challenge Gran Fondo 100, Medio Fondo 65 and Breve Fondo 50 routes offer riders mass-start, timed events, traveling a tough hilly course on mostly lightly-traveled back-roads, with just a few city intersections. Check-ins will be monitored at each rest stop, and you’ll be motivated by the thought of crossing the finish line! The Piccolo 30 is a more leisurely flat ride through the orchards and farms south and west of Chico. It offers a relaxed starting time window, and it is not a timed event.

 

The Unknown Coast Weekend
9/19/2015 E-Mail: Chico Velo Cycling Club 35 65 530-343-8356

Join us for a fun-filled weekend touring the quiet coastal towns of Ferndale, Honeydew, and Petrolia. The ride starts and finishes in Ferndale and consists of two extremely hilly, but scenic days – 65 miles on Saturday and 35 miles on Sunday. What a great ride this is – we carry all of your stuff and you get to cruise on some of the quietest and most scenic roads in the state. You will start riding through the lush, green Eel River Valley on meandering roads that weave their way through groves of majestic redwoods trees, then you'll ride along the beaches of Cape Mendocino; and finally, along the crest of Rainbow Ridge, which has some of the best views anywhere. Registration includes optional camping at the Fairgrounds on Friday night, luggage transportation, detailed route map, overnight accommodations at the Mattole Camp & Retreat Center, on-road support, post-ride snacks, dinner, breakfast and SAG support...and plenty of fun! We haul all your stuff, you just enjoy the scenery.

 

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