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Mr. Frog's Wild Ride
4/19/2014 E-Mail: Feeney Park Foundation 85k, 50k 209-743-1127

Two beautiful routes in the Spring countryside of Calaveras County, going through the towns of Murphys, Vallecito and Angels Camp. Ride around the historic Gold Country. Optional time trial if you like. Ride includes: Rest Stops with fresh fruit, pastries & delightful, delicious surprises SAG Support Tech Support in morning - by Mountain Pedaler of Angels Camp Scrumptious barbecue at the end of the ride Live Music -FREE Massage All proceeds benefit Feeney Park, an 11 acre sports and recreation facility.


Chico Wildflower Century
4/27/2014 E-Mail: Chico Velo Cycling Club 125 100 100 65 60 30 12 (530) 343-8356

The Chico Wildflower Century is regularly listed in BICYCLING magazine as a TOP TEN CENTURY. As it has been from the beginning, our highest priority is to provide riders with the ultimate century experience. All the routes aim satisfy the century rider's three biggest priorities - challenge, scenery and food. The traditional Wildflower 100, which climbs Humboldt, Honey Run and Table Mountain, and 65 which climbs only Honey Run offer plenty of challenge. The Wildcat 125 options will put any rider to the test. The Flatflower 30 or 60 mile, and Childflower 12 boast absolutely no hills at all.Our routes are designed to offer 'just enough' challenge to any level of cyclist on our best rural roads lush with springtime beauty.

The ride entry fee includes a Wildflower bag, large water bottle and an additional branded item, all-you-can eat rest stops and post-ride dinner. Ride starts and finishes from the Silver Dollar Fairgrounds in Chico, CA

Online registration is now open!


Finish The Ride
4/27/2014 E-Mail: Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition 6, 12 and 23 miles (206) 495-3116

On February 17th, 2013, cyclist Damian Kevitt's life was changed forever by a hit and run driver. Among scores of broken bones, road rash down to the bone and many scrapes and bruises, doctors had to amputate his right leg below the knee. After almost a year of physical therapy and medical recovery, Damian is now ready to "finish the ride" that he started on that February morning. All sponsor proceeds will go to benefit the Challenged Athlete's Foundation, which recognizes the athletic greatness inherent in all people with physical challenges.


Primavera Century
4/27/2014 E-Mail: Fremont Freewheelers 25 mile, 65K, 100K, 85 mile, 100 mile 520-490-8098

42nd Annual Primavera Century

The Primavera Century is a spring century bicycle ride hosted by the Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club. The routes cover some of East Bay’s most scenic roads. Ride past the iconic Mission San Jose to Calaveras Reservoir, along beautiful tree lined lanes, through vineyards, to the top of Altamont Pass. The 100 mile, 85 mile, 100K, and 65K routes go around Calaveras Reservoir. The 25-mile Fun Ride goes through Coyote Hills Park, abundant with wildlife. Fully supported with SAG, Hot Meal at the end of ride.


Shasta Wheelmen Give Me Wings Super Century
5/3/2014 E-Mail: Shasta Wheelmen 26 41 63 102 126 miles 530- 221-1883

A challenging super century with over 12,000 feet of climbing an century with over 9,000 feet of climbing with shorter family friendly shorter ride options. All rides use low traffic roads east of Redding California offering great views of the mountains of northern California.


West Marin Metric Century
5/3/2014 E-Mail: School Fuel, Novato Foundation for Publ. Education 12K, 40K, 100K 415-827-9772

Ride 100K from Novato through West Marin County on scenic rural roads. Enjoy a few challenging climbs and breathtaking views. Includes SAG,fueled rest stops, T-shirt, post-ride meal & entertainment.


Mountain Charlie Challenge
5/3/2014 E-Mail: Scotts Valley Educational Foundation 100, 62, 31, 10, 1 8312399203

Now in its 12th year, the Mountain Charlie Challenge is a fundraising bike ride and community event offering five different rides on various courses throughout beautiful Santa Cruz County, from a 100-mile ride up the steep Mountain Charlie to a short one-mile ride for children. The community joins in our Skypark activities, including live music, a BBQ (free to riders), artist and sponsor booths, silent auction, raffle and other family activities. 100% of net proceeds benefit local public schools. For more information, visit www.svef.net.


Motherlode Century
5/10/2014 E-Mail: Events Far West 28 64 77 84 97 530.545.0698

Rolling through ranch, forest, farms, and vineyards the Motherlode Century guides you through some of Northern California's most beautiful landscapes The 28 mile (3,009’ of climbing) loop features a fantastic panoramic view of the valley, while the 64 mile, (7,186’), 78 mile (8,653’), 84 mile (9,338’), and 97 mile (11,091') routes add a remote canyon with rewarding climbs and awe inspiring scenery. Post ride soak in the cool river, hot showers and massage available. All riders will enjoy a delicious riverside dinner with live music following the ride. We deliver what avid cyclists value. Lodging options from $10 camping, to luxurious B & Bs. Expand your weekend experience with a rafting trip, a walk through time at the adjacent Gold Discovery State Park, hiking, mountain biking or a visit to the many local wineries and micro-breweries! For more info go to www.motherlodecentury.com


Ride for Mom
5/10/2014 E-Mail: Modesto Sunrise Rotary Club Foundation 10 30 72 95 (209) 527-9899

Family oriented event that includes routes for all ability levels through the farm lands and over rivers of eastern Stanislaus County on the day before Mother's Day; lunch and lifestyle fair.


Honor Ride Sacramento
5/10/2014 E-Mail: Ride 2 Recovery & Amgen Tour of California (818) 888-7091 ext.106

This ride is part of the ATOC Gold Series Honor Rides. Riders will start on the north side of the Capital and ride the circuit that the Tour cyclists will follow and then head out and enjoy a longer ride on one of two scenic routes through the neighborhoods of Sacramento. This ride takes place the day before the start of the Amgen Tour of California.

Proceeds for this ride go to Ride 2 Recovery, a 501(c)3 dedicated to improving the health and wellness of those in the military by using cycling as a form of mental and physical rehabilitation.


Gold Country Challenge
5/10/2014 E-Mail: Rotary Club of Grass Valley 34 55 75 100 530-876-6480

Ride the beautiful and historic backcountry of Nevada County. Nevada County was the heart of California’s gold rush. Surrounding the charming mining era towns of Grass Valley and Nevada City, you’ll ride through some of the most beautiful landscape California has to offer. The Century ride includes roads ridden by the Amgen Pros. It’s a challenging 100 mile adventureclimbing 9,000’. The “Metric” Challenge, a 74 mile ride is shorter, but still a challenge with 6,500’ of climbing. The Milder “Metric” is 54 miles and an easier 4,500’. The Half Metric will climb approximately 2,800.’ All rides will be fully supported with water, abundant food and SAG vehicles. Afterwards, join us at the fairgrounds for a delicious, unique hot lunch and live music. Proceeds fund Rotary Youth Activities


Muir's Ride (May 15 - 18)
5/15/2014 E-Mail: Restore Hetch Hetchy (day 1) 102 (day 2) 53 (day 3) 32 (day 4) 9 9173551317

Muir's Ride, May 15 to 18, 2014 will follow a challenging but beautiful route from Pleasanton, California over the coast range, across the San Joaquin Valley, through the Sierra Foothills where it will end at the grand entrance to Yosemite Valley's twin in Yosemite National Park: Hetch Hetchy Valley. This 4-day ride will be fully supported by a professional bike event company (CCSD), allowing time to enjoy a cross-section of California, navigate some awesome and remote back roads and cruise a spectacular downhill run to the gates of Hetch Hetchy and Yosemite National Park.

The finish features a Restoration Festival, which is an ideal opportunity for those with non-cycling partners or families to join together for a unified purpose and come together to celebrate individual accomplishments for the final day of the event.


4th Annual Sonoma County Backroad Challenge
5/17/2014 E-Mail: Petaluma Sunrise Rotary Club 50 69 100 707 753-1588

The Backroad Challenge offers rides for cyclists of all levels. Riders choose from three spectacular routes (50 km, 100 km and 100 miles) that traverse through Sonoma and West Marin County's rolling hills, green pastures, dairy ranches, vineyards, redwoods and native oaks. The longer rides provide challenging climbs and inspiring ocean views. The concluding festival at Penngrove Park provides a finish line and welcomes riders with a hearty chicken barbecue, local beers, live music, interesting exhibits, fun and fellowship until 6 pm. We are expecting more than 2,000 riders, volunteers and attenders for the 2014


Lodi Sunrise Century "Tour delle Vigne"
5/17/2014 E-Mail: Lodi Sunrise Rotary Club 50k 100k 100 Mile (209) 625-9890

The Lodi Sunrise Rotary Club invites you to participate in our 18th annual Lodi Sunrise Century - Tour delle Vigne (Tour of the Vines).

The event includes a 50k, 100k and 100 mile grand tour of the beautiful Lodi Wine Appelation of California. Each of the routes offers scenic views of the vineyards, wineries, tranquil pastures and farm lands along lightly traveled roads.

The tour begins and ends at the spectacular Bare Ranch Estate of Michael David Winery, and includes a gourmet meal prepared by Chef Barry Crall, after the ride.


5/17/2014 E-Mail: Enterprise & Anderson Lions Clubs 25, 40, 60, 100 530.917.4306

10th Annual Anderson Century fundraising ride through south-eastern Shasta County, leaving and returning from Anderson River Park. Routes have little traffic, country roads, rock walls and pass cattle ranches. Lions "serve" riders with SAGS, well marked courses, snacks, rest stops, dinner at end for all while 60 & 100 have lunch along the routes. Scenery in the Spring is wonderful including views of Mt. Shasta and Lassen.


Anderson Century
5/17/2014 E-Mail: Enterprise Lions Club 25, 40, 60, 100 miles 530-917-4306

Offers 4 riding experiences: Buzzard Killer 100 miles, Wildcat Metric 60 miles; Rock Wall 40 miles; and Parkville Pleasure 25 miles. Frequent rest stops for all rides. 60 and 100 also have lunch stops. Dinner served to all riders.


California Classic Century Rides
5/17/2014 E-Mail: ibikefresno.org 100/60/35 559 322-9371

California's ONLY ride that closes a Freeway! Join 2,000 riders in the Central Valley's largest gran-fondo style ride! BEST Amenities! Chip Timing, Dry-fit Shirt, Custom Medallion, Bike Valet, Barbecue, Plenty of SAG Stations, Food and SAG Vehicles, Massage, Free SF Giants AAA Baseball game, Free Cold Stone Ice Cream and Beer at our Michelob Ultra Beer Garden!


Apple Blossom Bike Tour
5/18/2014 E-Mail: EAS 100k, 50k, 10k (530) 417-2857

2nd Annual Apple Blossom Bike Tour

The Apple Blossom Bike Tour is a fun ride put on by Friends Of EAS to raise funds in order to further Christian education in El dorado county.

Riders will have a choice of 3 routes to ride with rest stops along the way serving various tastey treats. At the end of the ride participants will be served a delicious dinner. For further Information check out our website.


Northern California Cycle Challenge
5/24/2014 E-Mail: Cycle Siskiyou 100mi; 45 mi; 35 mi 541-399-7226

The Northern California Cycle Challenge ~ Art of Survival Century is an inspiring and gut wrenching ride set in one of the most beautiful, remote and undiscovered part of Siskiyou County with post ride festivities to be held in and around the Klamath Falls area. The ride weaves through incredible wetland areas with a huge array of birds, wildlife and springtime wild flowers. It follows the historical landmarks that were part of an event that Japanese American internment camp survivor's and their families make a pilgrimage to honor every other year. 100 mi $85, 45 mi $55; 35 mi $45. All of the rides begin and end at the Butte Valley Fair Grounds in Tulelake. All the loops go through the Tule Lake Segregation Center, Captain Jack's Stronghold and the Century and the 45 mile ride also travel through Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge.Included in the fee is pre-meal on the 23d, post meal on the 24th,pool pass at the Ella RedTo register: visit:http://northerncaliforniacyclechallenge.com/


5/31/2014 E-Mail: Sacramento Wheelmen 35 65 102 122

This year's 39th Sierra Century offers four routes for the seasoned cyclist that start/end at the Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth:

Half Metric (35 miles, 1400 ft. elevation gain) goes to Ione and loops back to Plymouth. This route is new this year.

Metric (65 miles, 4500 ft. elevation gain) follows the Half Metric route to Ione and continues on to Sutter Creek, Volcano, Daffodil Hill, and Fiddletown. Century (102 miles, 7400 ft. elevation gain) follows the Metric route to Fiddletown and continues up to Mt. Aukum, Fair Play, and Slug Gulch before returning to Plymouth through the Shenandoah Valley.

Double Metric (122 miles, 10,000 ft. elevation gain) follows the Century route to the top of Slug Gulch and adds an extra loop with additional climbing before returning to Plymouth.

All rides are fully supported by rest and water stops, SAG vehicles with HAM radio communication, bicycle mechanics , flaggers, law enforcement personnel, and a large corps of volunteers.


Ride Ataxia NorCal
5/31/2014 E-Mail: Outback Steakhouse and FARA 5, 17, 40, 60 484-879-6160

Outback Steakhouse is proud to partner with the Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) for a day of physical achievement and family fun for all abilities. The 5th Annual Ride Ataxia NorCal starts at Veterans Memorial Center in Davis, CA and offers enjoyable 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.


40th Sequoia Century
6/1/2014 E-Mail: Western Wheelers Bicycle Club 56 71 113

Half Century, Metric Century and Century Routes Los Altos Hills, California presented by the Western Wheelers Bicycle Club


Mendocino Monster
6/8/2014 E-Mail: Ukiah Rotary 100

100 miles - 9200 feet


Canyon Classic Century
6/14/2014 E-Mail: Modesto North and Modesto Gateway Rotary Clubs 25 62 91 112 209-404-0692

This beautiful summer ride starts in central Patterson and takes you through orchards, foothills, vineyards, and canyons of central California. The challenging Mt. Hamilton/Lick Observatory climb is a highlight for many riders. Riders receive a bag with a ride t-shirt, water bottle and other goodies. Water, snack and lunch stops; barbecue dinner following the ride.


Wine Country Bike Trek - Santa Ynez Valley
6/20/2014 E-Mail: People Helping People 20 30 50 72 805-252-2530

Beautiful Roads! with 20, 30, 50 and 72 mile options Fun People! Less than 200 riders of all ages and abilities - One, two and three-day options - Quaint accommodations available Benefits local non-profit serving low income families!


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