Regional Road Bike Tours and Century Rides (Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming)

2017 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Road Bike Touring Event Calendar

August 5-12, 2017 — Ride Idaho, Ketchum, Sun Valley, ID, 7-Day fully supported, noncompetitive roadbike tour with SAG support, mechanics, showers, beer garden, entertainment, 400 miles of spectacular scenery. Tent and Porter Service available. Ketchum/ Sun Valley to Salmon, Arco, Stanley., Earl Grief, 208-890-4434, 208-830-9564, [email protected], rideidaho.org

August 5, 2017 — Sawtooth Century Tour, Sun Valley, ID, Benefit for the Wood River Bicycle Coalition. Road bike tour from Ketchum to Alturas Lake and back. 50 or 100 mile tour options. Aid stations along the way., Brett Stevenson, 208-720-8336, [email protected], woodriverbike.org

August 5, 2017 — Gran Fondo Taos-Mora-Angel Fire, Taos, NM, 7:00 am start. 105 , 84, or 46 miles. Five aid stations. Beautiful scenery. Ride for fun, ride for time; all riders welcome! Proceeds from this event will go to the Taos Sports Alliance, whose goal is bringing more sporting opportunities to Taos County youth. Start/finish for all three distances is at the Taos Youth and Family Center, 407 Paseo del Canon East, Taos NM, 87571., Jennifer Buntz , 505-306-1443, [email protected], taossportsalliance.com, dukecitywheelmen.org

August 5, 2017 — Copper Triangle Alpine Classic, Copper Mountain, CO, 12th Annual. The Copper Triangle has long been considered one of Colorado's classic alpine road rides. Graced with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three challenging climbs, the ride exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies. The course is 78 miles, with an elevation gain of almost 6,000 feet over three mountain passes., Mike Heaston, 303-635-2815, [email protected], Scott Olmsted, [email protected], coppertriangle.com, emgcolorado.com/wordpress/?page_id=10

August 5-12, 2017 — Idaho Bicycle Ride, Hailey, ID, Enjoy a week of sublime scenery, full support and legendary food, exploring some of Idaho's wildest territory. Join 300 riders in Challis, Salmon, Stanley and other small towns in beautiful places, following the Wild & Scenic Salmon River for days., Sanna Phinney, 541-382-2633, 541-410-1031, [email protected], bicycleridesnw.org

August 12, 2017 — HeART of Idaho Century Ride, Idaho Falls, ID, 25, 62, and 100 mile options. Entry fees cover entry, t-shirts, fully stocked rest stops, and post ride BBQ. Route is flat to rolling, easy to moderate difficulty. Benefit for the Art Museum of Eastern Idaho., Miyai Griggs, 208-524-7777, 208-766-6485, [email protected], theartmuseum.org/Century.htm

August 12, 2017 — Le Tour de Koocanusa, Libby, MT, Fully supported 83 or 44 mile bike ride which tours the breathtaking shoreline of Lake Koocanusa. Ride finishes with a Blues Festival Finale. Fundraiser for Search & Rescue. Starts at 8 am., Dejon Raines, 406-291-3635, [email protected], Pam Boyke, 406-293-3556, [email protected], letourdekoocanusa.com

August 12-13, 2017 — Bike MS – Wyoming's Bighorn Country Classic, Bike MS, Sheridan, WY, Alexis Johnson, 303-698-5403, [email protected], Molly Palmer, 307-433-8664, [email protected], bikemswyoming.org

August 12, 2017 — Tour of the Valley, , Grand Junction, CO, The Tour is not a race; we encourage you to set your own pace and enjoy beautiful Western Colorado. Options include a 100 or 50 mile ride over the Colorado National Monument, a 75 mile route or a family friendly 30 mile route all followed by live music, local beer, and delicious food! Start and finish at the Community Hospital located at 2351 G Road (just west of Canyon View Park)., Morgan Taylor, 970-644-3491, [email protected], secure.yourcommunityhospital.com/Community_Hospital_Foundation_Tour_of_the_Valley.cfm

August 12, 2017 — Pedal For Patients, Fruitland, ID, The ride starts and ends at Saint Alphonsus Fruitland Health Plaza in Fruitland, Idaho. 910 NW 16th St. Lunch, rest stops, and sag wagons will be provided along with plenty of food. 100, 68, 40, or 20 mile ride options. Avid racers and family friendly., Ken Hart, 541-881-7295, [email protected], pedalforpatients.com

August 12, 2017 — The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb, Colorado Springs, CO, The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb Gran Fondo features a non-competitive fun ride that gives cyclists of all abilities a truly unique experience on Pikes Peak. It will be held in conjunction with the inaugural USA Cycling Hill Climb National Championships, Saturday, August 12, 2017. Created in 2010, this year marks the 8th consecutive year of The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb, an annual event of the Colorado Springs Sports Corporation. This event attracts the top cyclists and recreational cyclists from across the nation and around the world., The Sports Corp , 719-634-7333, [email protected], Jeff Mosher, 719-634-7333 Ext 1005, [email protected], coloradospringssports.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=329&Itemid=292

August 19, 2017 — Four 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., Katie Loveday, 208-232-8996, [email protected], 4PGF.com

August 20-September 8, 2017 — Yellowstone National Park Bike Tour, Belgrade, MT, Aug 2025; Aug 27-Sep1; Aug 27-Sep1; Sep 308 Experience the world's first national park! Tour includes 5 nights of lodging, 6 days of meals, guide service, entrance fees, daily lunch en route, energy food, liquid refreshments, shuttles, and mechanical support., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected], Travis Tucker, 970-728-5891, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

September 9, 2017 — Race 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., Meg Rhoades, 775-289-3720, 800-496-9350, [email protected], www.elynevada.net

September 9, 2017 — American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure, Parker, CO, Tour de Cure is an incredible experience for cyclists, runners, walkers, and extreme ninjas! All routes end back at the Salisbury Park Festival where community members are invited to join in the fun. If you have diabetes you are the VIP of the day. Route options of 5K Walk/Run, 20K Ride, 50K Ride, 100K Ride, 100 Mile Century Ride, and Xtreme Obstacle Course, Brandi Miller, 720-855-1102 x7023, [email protected], diabetes.org/coloradotourdecure

September 10, 2017 — Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue, Lake Tahoe, NV, 15th Annual ride around Lake Tahoe's 72 mile Shoreline with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International. This ride is also a Memorial Nine-Eleven ride. Fully supported with rest stops, tech support and SAG. 72 miles, 4300 ft vertical gain. Boat cruise and 35 mile fun ride., Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com

September 10-29, 2017 — Santa Fe Trail Bicycle Trek, Santa Fe, NM, 21st Year. Camping Trip. Ride all or part of the Santa Fe Trail (approx. 1100 miles) on paved public roads only. All gear carried by truck. After the first four days, riders can leave the group at any place along the route., Willard Chilcott, 505-982-1282, [email protected], SantaFeTrailBicycleTrek.com

September 15-16, 2017 — Grind de Galena, Pocatello, ID, 110 miles, 2 day group ride, Katie Loveday, 208-232-8996, [email protected], barriessports.com/2017-grind-de-galena.html

September 16, 2017 — Three Feet for Pete, Las Vegas, NV, Fun ride and rally to raise awareness for cycling safety. Honors Pete Makowski. Raises money for awareness around Nevada's 3 foot law. Start: Camping World, 13175 Las Vegas Blvd. South Las Vegas, NV 89044, Andy Bestwick, 702-806-5991, [email protected], threefeetforpete.org

September 16, 2017 — Tour de Vineyards, Palisade, CO, Come join this 25-mile ride through Colorado's Wine County just prior to the Colorado Mountain Winefest., Scott , [email protected], Amanda Knutson, 515-681-6036, [email protected], tourdevineyards.com

September 16, 2017 — Idaho Poker Ride Pedal for Paws and Claws, Boise, ID, A Benefit Ride for: Idaho Horse Rescue, SNIP, Audrey Pet Foundation, Helping Hand Fund, Lactic Acid Cycling, The BYRDS Youth cycling. Starts and ends at MWI Animal Health 3041 W. Pasadena Dr. in Boise. 4 route choices, 15, 30, 63, 100 miles. Lots of prizes! Fabulous swag bag! Fully Supported! All routes take off at 8:00 AM, Robyn Knoelk, 208-871-0951, [email protected], pedalforpawsandclaws.org

September 17, 2017 — Edible Pedal 100, Carson City, NV, 10 mile, 50 mile and Nevada 150K ride options, Start: Bowers Mansion Regional Park, Washoe Valley, NV. Challenging course, fully equipped ride stops, SAG, water bottle, maps, post ride BBQ, priceless views, camaraderie and an unbeatable sense of accomplishment., Don Iddings, 775-393-9158, [email protected], ediblepedal100.org

September 23, 2017 — Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride, Telluride, CO, 14th Annual Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride, From the high mountains of Telluride, cyclists descend past hillsides of quaking aspens along a route that passes through millions of years of geologic record, ultimately finding themselves at the base of striated sandstone cliffs reaching up to 1,000 feet overhead and onwards to the beautiful desert landscape of Gateway. Mileage options: 70, 100 & 130. This ride benefits the Just For Kids Foundation, Todd Hageman, 435-414-1942, [email protected], Lara Young, 970-708-1105, , m2dbikeride.com

September 23, 2017 — Royal Gorge Century, Canon City, CO, 100 mile, 62.5 mile, and 50 k Bike rides and community beer festival, Gordon Eckstrom, [email protected], bikesandbrews.org

September 24-30, 2017 — OATBRAN, Lake Tahoe, NV, 26th annual One Awesome Tour Bike Ride Across Nevada! Silver celebration of Riding Across Nevada, following the Legendary Pony Express Trail on U.S. Hwy. 50. 5 days of riding, 420 miles from Lake Tahoe to Great Basin National Park. Fully Supported motel style tour., Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com

September 30, 2017 — ICON Eyecare Tour of the Moon, Grand Junction, CO, 6th Anniversary Metric Century or Classic 41 mile loop over the beautiful canyons of the Colorado National Monument made famous by the Coors Classic and American Flyer movie., Mike Heaston, 303-635-2815, [email protected], Scott Olmsted, 303-282-9015, [email protected], tourofthemoon.com, emgcolorado.com/wordpress/?page_id=10

October 2-7, 2017 — Ride with Jan Ullrich, San Francisco, CA, 6-Days of Cycling up Mt. Tamalpais, Meyers Grand Road, down through Dry Creek Valley, and Napa Valley with cycling legend Jan Ullrich. Tour includes riding The Jens Voigt Gran Fondo with Jan and Jens and superb lodging throughout., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

October 7, 2017 — Goldilocks Vegas, Goldilocks Bike Ride, Las Vegas, NV, The only women exclusive ride event in Nevada. Cyclists can choose from a 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 mile ride all featuring downhill, flat, and rolling terrain in Red Rock Canyon., Dani Lassiter, 801-635-9422, [email protected], goldilocksride.com/events/glv

October 7, 2017 — No Hill Hundred Century Bike Tour, Fallon, NV, 30 mile, 60 mile, and 100 mile tour, fully supported. Event swag, gift bags, lunch (for metric and century riders), post event BBQ at noon for all riders. Check in and start 7:00-8:30 am, Churchill County Fairgrounds., Danny Gleich, 775-423-7733, [email protected], churchillcounty.org/parksnrec/index.php?ctr=152, churchillcountycyclists.com

October 7, 2017 — Santa Fe Gourmet Classic, Santa Fe, NM, Join us on a 62 mile ride from Santa Fe,NM through surrounding hills while enjoying the fall colors of the beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountains. Begin in Santa Fe with a hot breakfast then gourmet lunch at the Allan Houser Sculpture Gardens. Admire the art of the renowned Apache artist while savoring a catered lunch. This is a high altitude ride at 7000 feet with several climbs. A fun ride all about food and friends., Kathleen Davis, 505-795-3286, 408-499-0775, [email protected], santafegourmetclassic.com

October 8, 2017 — West Yellowstone Old Faithful Cycling Tour, Tentative, West Yellowstone, MT, West Yellowstone to Old Faithful and back, 60 miles past golden aspen, bugling elk, majestic bison, gurgling geysers, and steaming hot pots, supported ride., Moira Dow, 406-646-7701, [email protected], cycleyellowstone.com

October 14, 2017 — Park to Park Pedal Extreme Nevada 100, Caliente, NV, Road bike starting at Kershaw-Tyan and takes peddlers through the towns of Caliente and Pioche, and through three other state parks: Cathedral Gorge, Echo Canyon, and Spring Valley and back to Kershaw-Ryan State Park. 3 rides available: 100, 60 and 40 mile options. A Dutch oven dinner will be provided afterwards., Dawn Andone, 775-728-4460, [email protected], Jonathan Brunes, 775-726-3564, [email protected], parktoparkpedal.com/, lincolncountynevada.com/exploring/biking/park-to-park-pedal/

October 14, 2017 — Gila Monster Gran Fondue Fondo, Silver City, NM, With four distances to choose from, everyone can find their challenge. Gran Fondo 103 miles, Gough Park, Silver City 8:00am. Medio Fondo 70 miles, Gough Park, Silver City 8:00am. Micro Fondo 50 miles, Hi-Spot, HWY 152 8:30am. Nano Fondo 32 miles, Camp Thunderbird, HWY 35 8:30am., Jack Brennan, 575-590-2612, [email protected], tourofthegila.com

October 14, 2017 — Death Valley Century, , Death Valley, CA, 50 and 100 mile options. Entry includes chip timing; 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. Start at The Ranch at Furnace Creek Resort., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

October 21, 2017 — The Dust Devil Ride, Henderson, NV, Cycle in the desert & Party in Vegas! The charity Dust Devil Ride starts 20 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip in Henderson, NV. The half or full century rides take in the high desert, the rolling foothills of the River Mountains and, on the century ride, scenic views of Lake Las Vegas. T-Shirts, Buffet Lunch & SAG Stops. When you are done with the ride, you can take in the chic of the Las Vegas Strip or the funk of Fremont street., Bob Dworkin, 310-367-1870, [email protected],

October 28, 2017 — Bike MS Las Vegas, Bike MS, Las Vegas, NV, Fundraiser for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Fully supported. Start/Finish Location: Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health – Cleveland Clinic, 30, 50, or 100 miles, Rest Stops approximately every 15 miles, Joe Grubbs, 310-481-1134, [email protected], Angela Van Brackle, 702-736-7272, 855-372-1331, [email protected], bikeMSvegas.org, bikems.org

November 11, 2017 — Ride 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! 2 routes will be available with the longer heading out towards Henderson., Jack Shepard, 818-888-7091 Ext. 106, [email protected], r2r.convio.net/site/TR?fr_id=1361&pg=entry

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