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

2020 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

March 21, 2020Solvang 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 21, 2020Mesquite Madness, Mesquite, NV, The first ride of the season. Get your riding legs back and join us for a tough but fun 80, 50+, or 30 mile bike ride. This year we are adding a different game with prizes at every rest stop. Make it to the top of Utah Hill for the big prizes., Joey Dye, 435-674-3185, [email protected], Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, [email protected], Ryan Gurr, [email protected], ridesouthernutah.com,

March 22-May 23, 2020Moab & The Back of Beyond, Grand Junction , CO, The Moab and the Back of Beyond 6-day tour delves into the heart of redrock canyon country of Southeastern Utah and Southwestern Colorado. Ride through the supernatural landscapes of Arches & Canyonlands National Parks, climb the scenic La Sal Mountain Loop and pedal beneath 800 ft redrock sandstone walls along the Colorado River., Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

March 23-28, 2020Solvang 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

March 23-April 20, 2020Desert Climbing Camp, Grand Junction, CO, March 23 to 27, April 12 to 16, April 20 to 24 - The Desert Climbing Camp is designed as a no-frills training program to build base-miles for the upcoming cycling. The daily ride schedule offers multiple ride options. Cyclists pack a lunch each day and head off. A support vehicle offers 1 aid stations along the route. Cyclists should be self-sufficient on the bike by carrying food, clothing and basic tools (the ability to change a flat is required)., Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

April 1-30, 2020Yellowstone 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/spring-fall-bicycling.htm, cycleyellowstone.com

April 4, 2020Gran Fondo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas to Lovell Canyon (via Red Rock Scenic Drive) and back, 100 miles – 8000 of climbing. A Gran Fondo is a long distance, timed cycling event that welcomes competitive, amateur and recreational cyclists of all abilities. Fully supported. Chip Timed., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], GranFondoTripleCrown.com, planetultra.com

April 11, 2020Mulholland Challenge, 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 25, 2020Tour de Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV, 80, 40, 20 mile routes, circumnavigates Las Vegas., Randy Mcghie, 702-252-8077, [email protected], Tour de Summerlin , [email protected], tourdesummerlin.com

May 3-24, 2020Redrock Canyons Utah Bike Tour, Grand Junction, CO, The Redrock Canyons is Lizard Head Cycling's original tour and became our most popular itinerary after it was featured in the New York Times in 2010. It is a supported lodge-to-lodge road cycling tour that follows a seldom seen route through the Redrock Canyon Country of western Colorado and eastern Utah.  It is a superb tour for intermediate/+ riders offering unmatched scenery and fantastic lodging., Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

May 17, 2020Santa Fe Century and Gran Fondo, Santa Fe, NM, 34th Annual. Beautiful scenery, outstanding food stops and very reasonable registration fees. Century, Half-Century, 20 mile and dirt rides are offered as well as two timed events: Gran Fondo (100 mile timed ride), Medio Fondo (50 mile timed ride). Enjoy massages, great food and local craft beers following the rides., Mickey Fong, 505-600-1840, 505-946-7595, [email protected], santafecentury.com

May 23, 2020Heartbreak Century and Double Century, King of the Mountains Century Challenge, Frazier Park, CA, 100 or 200 mile ride on the roads less traveled in the Los Padres National Forest, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

June 6, 2020Eastern 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 7, 2020America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV, 29th annual, in conjunction with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training program. Fully supported with rest stops, Tech support and SAG. 100 mile century, 72 miles, (boat cruise – 35 mile fun ride TBD)., Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com, bikeandskitahoe.com

June 7, 2020GFNY Santa Fe, Gran Fondo New York, Santa Fe, NM, The roads of GFNY Santa Fe will take riders through the spectacular and diverse terrain of the southwest. Both routes start in downtown Santa Fe. 81 and 55 mile courses, Michael McCalla, [email protected], gfnysantafe.com

June 7, 2020Elephant Rock, Roll Massif, Castle Rock, CO, This year we have three road courses (44, 60 and 100 miles), one gravel/road route (32 miles) and one great family ride (8 miles)., Roll Massif , [email protected], rollmassif.com

June 12-20, 2020Ride the Rockies, Breckenridge, CO, Ride the loop to explore Colorado's Rocky Mountains by bicycle. The 2019 tour will be a brand new route showcasing the state's unmatched scenery and breathtaking mountain views. Proceeds benefit Colorado nonprofits through The Denver Post Community Foundation., Ride The Rockies, [email protected], ridetherockies.com

June 13, 2020Tour of Two Forests , Santa Clarita, CA, 200 mile ride, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

June 13, 2020Gold Country Challenge and Gravel Ride, Nevada City, CA, 55, 75, 100 mile options plus Big Brothers and Sisters Gravel Ride with 10, 42, 63 mile options,, Bob , [email protected], ncfattirefestival.com

June 20, 2020Mountain Experience Challenge, Guffey, CO, Do you like a challenge? Choose from 100, 75- or 50-mile route options. Free lunch and massages. All on paved roads. K/Q jersey  Well supported., Deborah Maresca, 719-689-3435, [email protected], mountaintopcyclingclub.com

June 20, 2020Ride Around the Rubies, Lamoille, NV, See the Ruby Mountains like you've never seen them before, on the summer solstice, June 20, 2020. This one-day bicycle race begins and ends in scenic Lamoille, Nevada. Choice of a 30, 60 or full 118 mile loop on pavement, gravel and dirt roads., Kerry Aguirre, 775-397-1922, [email protected], www.ridearoundtherubies.com

June 27, 2020Cheyenne Superday Tour de Prairie, Cheyenne, WY, This long-distance course heads south past the Capitol before heading west under I-25 and up Happy Jack Road to Vedauwoo. Get ready for some fresh air and swift elevation changes! The Tour de Prairie features 25-, 50-, 75- and 100-mile rest stations/turn around points. Breakfast and lunch are included for registered Tour de Prairie riders., Lori DeVilbiss, 307-773-1044, [email protected], www.CheyenneEvents.org, www.CheyenneRec.org

July 11-12, 2020The Triple Bypass, Evergreen, CO, The legendary Triple Bypass is 120 miles with 10,000' of climbing and travels over 3 beautiful mountain passes from Evergreen to Avon, CO.  30, 75, 120 mile options, Sunday Gran Fondo and the infamous Double Triple Bypass, 240 miles!, Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], triplebypass.org

July 12-17, 2020Tour de Wyoming, Thermopolis, WY, 24th Annual. Bike tour circling Wyoming's Bighorn Basin with daily distances from 55 to 70 miles, Amber Travky, 307-742-5840 , [email protected], cyclewyoming.org, tourdewyoming.org

July 18, 2020Tour 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 25, 2020Cascade 4-Summit Challenge, Cascade, ID, This beautiful ride is over 90 miles (or any lesser distance as chosen by the participant) through the West Central mountains of Idaho. Ride any of 1-4 summits! The ride begins at the American Legion Hall in downtown Cascade,proceeds north down Main Street, turns right/east onto Warm Lake Road and then turns left/north onto South Fork Road, which is CLOSED to vehicular traffic. The route then proceeds along the South Fork of the Salmon River until the turn around point at Reed Ranch and then returns along the same outbound route. Money raised by the 4 Summit Challenge will support various charitable and bicycle oriented community projects within the Cascade area. Ride support will be handled by George's Cycles of Boise, and the delicious post ride beef brisket meal, beer garden and music will be hosted by the local Cascade community., Mike Cooley, 208-343-3782, [email protected], Mary , 513-382-3938, [email protected], 4summitchallenge.com, georgescycles.com

August 1, 2020Tour de Big Bear, WIN Real Estate Group, Sariol Legal, Sports in Science, Big Bear Lake, CA, 10th Anniversary Edition, 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], tourdebigbear.com, bigbearcycling.com

August 1, 2020Copper Triangle Alpine Cycling Classic, Roll Massif, Copper Mountain, CO, The 79-mile loop crests three Colorado mountain passes – Fremont Pass (Elev. 11,318'), Tennessee Pass (Elev. 10,424') and Vail Pass (Elev. 10,662') – for a total elevation gain of 6,500 feet., Roll Massif , [email protected], rollmassif.com

August 8, 2020Crooked Gravel, TENTATIVE, Roll Massif, Winter Park, CO, 65- and 93-mile routes get right down to business, taking riders from downtown Winter Park onto remote gravel roads and up into the mountains. Held in conjunction with Winter Park Sunrise to Sunset, Roll Massif , [email protected], rollmassif.com

August 15, 2020HeART 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], Margaret Wimborne, 208-317-7716, [email protected], theartmuseum.org/Century.htm

August 29, 2020Venus de Miles, Longmont, CO, Venus de Miles is for all skill levels and features courses to accommodate any active woman – whether this is your first athletic event or your hundredth.  Choose among a rolling 32-mile course, a 64-mile metric century, and a 100-mile century course.  All courses go through beautiful Boulder County. Fundraiser for Greenhouse Scholars., Greenhouse Scholars , 303-459-5473, [email protected], venusdemiles.com/colorado/

August 29, 2020Tour de Fox Wine Country, Fulton (Santa Rosa), CA, 70.2-mile, 52.4-mile, 34.5-mile or 10.7-mile options. Proceeds from Wine Country will benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation to speed better treatments and a cure for Parkinson's along wtih the local GOALS Foundation to support special needs children and adults sports and fitness., Bike Monkey , 707-560-1122, [email protected], tourdefox.michaeljfox.org/winecountry

September 12, 2020American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure Colorado, 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 12, 30, 63, 100 mile routes, plus a 5k run walk, Lindsay, Mark, Megan, Sasha , 720-855-1102 x7010, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], diabetes.org/coloradotourdecure

September 13, 2020Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue, Lake Tahoe, NV, 18th Annual ride around Lake Tahoe's 72 mile Shoreline. Fully supported with rest stops, tech support and SAG. 72 miles, 4300 ft vertical gain. (Boat cruise and 35 mile fun ride TBD). Limited to 2000 participants, Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com

September 18-20, 2020Mavic Haute Route Rockies, Haute Route, Boulder, CO, features two road stages (100-140km and 2500M+ to 3500M+ each) and a Stage 3 time trial., The Sports Corp , 719-634-7333, [email protected], Doug Martin, 719-634-7333 Ext 1010, [email protected], Gretchen Brett, 719-287-8489, [email protected], Micah Rice, [email protected], hauteroute.org/events/overview/mavic-rockies-2018

September 19, 2020Tour de Vineyards, Roll Massif, Palisade, CO, Choose between a leisurely 23-mile route that follows the Palisade Fruit & Wine Byway and the more challenging 58-mile route that adds on a loop up and over the Reeder Mesa Climb with a timed segment to challenge your legs and lungs., Roll Massif , [email protected], rollmassif.com

September 27-October 3, 2020OATBRAN, Lake Tahoe, NV, 29th annual One Awesome Tour Bike Ride 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… limited to 50 participants., Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com

October 3, 2020Pink Ribbon Tour, Pocatello, ID, Centered on building awareness for breast cancer while raising funds for local cancer patients and providing access to early detection mammograms. Distances of 50, 35, 20, and 8.5 miles, Bruce Wayne, 208-851-2329, [email protected], pinkribbontour.org

October 3, 2020Levi's GranFondo, Santa Rosa, CA, America's Premier Gran Fondo. Options range from an easy 9 miles for kiddos to a mammoth 117 miles to challenge experts and professionals. Ride your bike along the edge of the continent and meet the sea., Bike Monkey , 707-560-1122, [email protected], www.levisgranfondo.com

October 10, 2020Park 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/

November 21, 2020Death 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

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