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],

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],,

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., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected], Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected],

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],

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 designedas ano-frills trainingprogram 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)., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected], Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected],

March 28, 2020The Loop at Moapa Valley, Overton, NV, The free annual family bike event allows visitors from Southern Nevada and Southern Utah to bring their bikes and take a leisurely ride through Moapa Valley along an 18 miles long marked looping trail. The mostly level trail will take visitors through green pastures used by cows and horses through low density residential neighborhoods past farms along the Muddy River through Overton's old style downtown business area and up a sandy mesa with panoramic views going all the way to Valley of Fire The event will run continuously from 10 AM to 6 PM., Jean Gottschalk, [email protected],

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],,

April 4, 2020Gran Fondo Las Vegas, CANCELLED, 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],,

April 26, 2020Tour of the Rio Grande Bicycle Century, CANCELLED, 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],

May 3, 2020Death Ride Missoula Road, Missoula, MT, D.E.A.T.H. Missoula. Lot's of climbing, and probably some rain. Time to get tough. It's about finishing. 8am from the Ped Bridge by UM., Shaun Radley, 406-219-1318, [email protected],,

May 16, 2020Cycle 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],

May 17, 2020Santa Fe Century and Gran Fondo, CAN CELLED, Santa Fe, NM, 35th Annual. Beautiful scenery, outstanding food stops and very reasonable registration fees. Century, Half-Century, and 25 mile tours 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., Matt Piccarello, 505-600-1840, [email protected],

May 17-June 13, 2020Death 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., Gregg Westerbeck, 877-845-2453, [email protected], Michael Bayer, [email protected],

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],

May 30, 2020Tour d'Funk Treasure Valley Ride to Defeat ALS, Eagle, ID, Join the FIRST VIRTUAL and second annual “Tour d'Funk” Treasure Valley Ride to Defeat ALS to raise money to defeat Lou Gehrig's Disease! Register today (it's FREE). Then join the Strava app (it's FREE) and connect with the Tour d'Funk Treasure Valley Ride to Defeat ALS Cycling Club. We are creating an event that challenges you to raise awareness, fundraise, and pedal that bike!, Eiizabeth Loomis, 208-615-1458, [email protected], ,

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],

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)., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

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

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],

June 14, 2020Death Ride Missoula Gravel, Missoula, MT, D.E.A.T.H. Missoula. Lot's of climbing, and probably some rain. Time to get tough. It's about finishing. 8am from the Ped Bridge by UM., Shaun Radley, 406-219-1318, [email protected],,

June 20, 2020RATPOD (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],,

June 20, 2020Spinderella, Pocatello, ID, 8th Annual, 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],

June 20, 2020Mountain Experience Challenge, Guffey, CO, Over 7,000 feet of elevation gain, all on paved roads. Choose 100, 75 and 50 mile routes. K & Q of the Mountain jerseys with STRAVA downloaded for jersey competitionor just ride for the fun of it. Free commemorative patch, bib clips, lunch, massages, and t-shirts while supplies last., Deborah Maresca, 719-689-3435, [email protected],

June 27, 2020Alta Alpina Challenge, Markleeville, CA, Experience the breathtaking scenic beauty of classic Sierra roadways. Metric and Century options 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],

June 27, 2020Wild Sierra Century and Metric, 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., Gregg Westerbeck, 877-845-2453, [email protected], Michael Bayer, [email protected],

June 27, 2020Alta Alpina Challenge 8-Pass Double Century, Markleeville, CA, The Toughest Single Day Ride in the World. Exclusive 8 Pass Jersey available for finishers, Gregg Westerbeck, 877-845-2453, [email protected], Michael Bayer, [email protected],

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 Fondoand the infamous Double Triple Bypass, 240 miles!, Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected],

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],,

July 18, 2020Pepsi Cola Taylor House Benefit Century Ride, Flagstaff, AZ, Benefit ride in the high-altitude cool pines of Northern Arizona. There are 30, 45, 65, and 95 mile route options., Anthony Quintile, 928-779-5969, [email protected], Megan Roach, [email protected],

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],

July 25, 2020Fondo on the Palouse, Moscow, ID, Starting at 0700 in Moscow, pick from 3 courses (15, 50, 100 miles) that build on themselves to provide a touring experience of the Palouse as its communities celebrate along the way., T-Jay Clevenger, 208-882-0703, [email protected],

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],,

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., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

August 8, 2020Le 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],

August 8, 2020Stonewall Century Bicycle Ride, La Veta, CO, 17th 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],

August 8, 2020The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb, Colorado Springs, CO, This is an epic hill climb on Pikes Peak America's Mountain, starting at 9,390 feet and finishing 12.42 miles later at 14,115 feet. There is a timed race and gran fondo, with waves starting at 6:15 am. 4725 feet of elevation gain., The Sports Corp , 719-634-7333, [email protected], Jeff Mosher, 719-634-7333 Ext 1005, [email protected],

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],

August 16-22, 2020Yellowstone National Park Bike Tour, Belgrade, MT, Experience the world's first national park! 7-Day tour includes 6 nights lodging/meals, guide service, entrance fees, daily lunch en route, and more!, John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected],

August 16, 2020Cycle Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID, Cycle Magic Valley is a virtual ride this year.You will receive a cool swag bag, special social distancing CMV shirt, and a 2020 CMV medal., Denise Alexander, [email protected],,

August 29, 2020Venus de Miles, Lyons, 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],

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],

September 6-October 23, 2020Redrock Canyons Utah Bike Tours, 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., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected], Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected],

September 11-13, 2020Pedal the Plains, Kiowa, CO, PTP will take cyclists through the host communities of TBA. Celebrates the agricultural roots and frontier heritage of the Eastern Plains of Colorado. Learn about farming and ranching, while experiencing the culture, history and landscape of Colorado's high plains. The Tour incorporates interactive on-route experiences by staging rest stops on farms, posting educational points of interest and serving community meals composed of locally sourced food. Also includes the Great Mustang Gravel 100 80% on packed dirt or gravel roads, this route will be fun and challenging for the gravel expert or rookie! Proceeds from Pedal The Plains benefit The Denver Post Community Foundation in support of the Colorado FFA Foundation and Colorado 4-H., Deirdre Moynihan, 303-954-6704, [email protected],

September 12, 2020Race 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],

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],

September 13, 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],,

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],

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],

September 19, 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],

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., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

September 26, 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],

September 26, 2020Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride, Telluride, CO, 16th Annual, Ride from the beautiful mountains of Telluride to the incredible desert landscape of Gateway, CO for the Just for Kids Foundation! Choose your distance (72 miles, 101 miles, 104 miles or 132 miles) and pass through golden aspens and brilliant red canyon walls to our destination at Gateway Canyons Resort., Katie Geissler, 970-708-0566, [email protected],

September 26, 2020Tour of the Moon, Roll Massif, Grand Junction, CO, Made famous in the 1980's Coors Classic and later in the cycling movie American Flyers. Its legacy continues as one of the premier road cycling events in the western United States., Tracy Powers, [email protected],

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],

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],

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],

October 3-10, 2020California Coast Classic , San Francisco, CA, The Arthritis Foundation's 20th Annual California Coast Classic Bike Tour is a scenic bike ride that takes place over eight days and covers 525 miles along the coast on Highway 1. The Tour starts in the heart of San Francisco and ends on the iconic strand of Los Angeles., Shannon Marang Cox, 909-489-2217, [email protected], ,

October 10, 2020Tri-States Gran Fondo, Mesquite, NV, 112 miles, 7,500ft of climbing, three States – Nevada, Arizona, Utah, all in one spectacular day of cycling. Fully supported / Chip Timed., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected],,

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],,

October 11, 2020Strawberry 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],

November 7, 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],

November 8, 2020Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride, San Diego, CA, Pain and suffering will commence at 7 a.m. featuring four waves predicated on riders' USAC categories. The expo will remain open on Sunday throughout the duration of the event until the beers, jeers and awards are distributed for all the day's heroic efforts., Michael Marckx, 760-815-0927, [email protected],

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],

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