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

2019 Regional (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ ) Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

September 1, 2019West Elk Bicycle Classic, Gunnison, CO, 34-46 mile north rim Black Canyon, 52 mile Raghorn, or 134 mile West Elk Bicycle Classic routes options available. This ride is fully supported with optional fundraising to help stop type 1 diabetes by donations to research and treatment. Bikes and Books for Kids will also benefit. Gran Fondo., Jeff Hillis, [email protected], westelkbicycleclassic.com, p2pcolorado.com

September 7, 2019Race 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], elynevada.net

September 7, 2019American 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 5K Walk/Run, 20K Ride, 50K Ride, 100K Ride, 100 Mile Century Ride, and Xtreme Obstacle Course, Lindsay, Mark, Megan, Sasha , 720-855-1102 x7010, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], diabetes.org/coloradotourdecure

September 8, 2019Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue, Lake Tahoe, NV, 17th 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 13-14, 2019Grind de Galena, Pocatello, ID, 100 miles, 2 day group ride, Danielle Bagley, 208-339-2043, [email protected], barriessports.com

September 13-15, 2019Pedal the Plains, Kiowa, CO, PTP will take cyclists through the host communities of Holly, Lamar, Springfield. 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], ridetherockies.com

September 14-15, 2019Bike MS: Cycle the Silver Valley, Bike MS, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Bike MS: Cycle the Silver Valley is an unforgettable, one- or two-day journey through the ancestral lands of the Coeur d'Alene nation on a “Rails to Trails” path almost completely off of roadways. What makes this ride so special? As many as 200 riders will cruise along looping routes that start and finish at the Silver Mountain Resort. Full meals, generous amenities, stunning landscapes, fully stocked rest stops and spirited festivities are all included., Melissa Matthews, 801-424-0112, [email protected], secure.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/WASBikeEvents

September 15, 2019Edible Pedal 100, Carson City, NV, 10 mile, 32 mile,50 mile, 74 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 21, 2019Tour de Vineyards, Palisade, CO, Come join this 25-mile ride through Colorado's Wine County just prior to the Colorado Mountain Winefest., Scott Olmsted, [email protected], Amanda Knutson, 515-681-6036, [email protected], tourdevineyards.com

September 21, 2019Mountains 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], justforkidsfoundation.org/sign-up-to-ride

September 21, 2019Cycle Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID, This 5th annual ride features timed sections for the 30, 62, and 100 mile categories. Age bracket medals will be awarded for each division. The century riders can claim KOMs and QOMs for 2 timed hill climbs and participate in a TT section. The riders in the 30 and 62 mile categories will have one optional TT section. Additionally, a family friendly 12 mile ride will be led. Along the courses their will be rest stops, a BBQ at the finish line, full support, T-shirts, and swag bags. First ride will begin at 8 a.m., Denise Alexander, [email protected], mavtec.org

September 22-28, 2019OATBRAN, Lake Tahoe, NV, 28th 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

September 22, 2019Gran Fondo Taos-Mora-Angel Fire, Taos, NM, 8:00 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, Registration: newmexicosportsonline.com/Cycling/GRANDFONDO-Taos,-Mora,-Angel-Fire!-2018/67872, Jennifer Buntz , 505-306-1443, [email protected], taossportsalliance.com, dukecitywheelmen.org

September 27-29, 2019Haute Route San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, In one of the most visited and beautiful cities in the world, the three timed and ranked stages including iconic views of the Golden Gate Bridge, a climb to East Peak in Marin County and an ascent to the landmark Mt. Diablo, where the summit view encompasses 80,000 square miles of California., Gretchen Brett, 719-287-8489, [email protected], Micah Rice, [email protected], hauteroute.org

September 28, 2019Tri-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], tristatesgranfondo.com, planetultra.com

September 28, 2019ICON 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., Scott Olmsted, 303-282-9015, [email protected], Amanda Knutson, 515-681-6036, [email protected], tourofthemoon.com

September 28-28, 2019Fall Blaze, Durango, CO, This fully supported tour offers 37, 60, and 100 mile options with a party and entertainment at the center of campus finish line. All proceeds go to the Fort Lewis College Cycling Scholarship Fund awarded to men and women team members with a 2.5 GPA who are active in the community., Gaige Sippy, 970-259-4621, [email protected], durangofallblaze.com

September 28, 2019Venus de Miles, Wilmette, IL, 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 24-mile course, and a 64-mile metric century course. All courses go through the North Shore. This event is put on by and fully benefits Greenhouse Scholars, an education nonprofit that cultivates extraordinary leaders to change low-income families and communities., Greenhouse Scholars , 303-459-5473, [email protected], venusdemiles.com/illinois/

October 5, 2019West Yellowstone Old Faithful Cycling Tour, 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., Toni , 406-646-7701, 307-899-3367, [email protected], cycleyellowstone.com

October 5, 2019No 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 lunch at noon for all riders. Check in and start 7:00-8:30 am, Churchill County Fairgrounds, David Ernst, 775-423-7733, 775-427-6679, [email protected], churchillcounty.org

October 5, 2019Pink Ribbon Tour, Pocatello, ID, A road cycling event 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 5, 2019Levi's Gran Fondo, Santa Rosa, CA, 8.8 to 117 mile options, Raises money for Kings Ridge Foundation to help at risk youth., Bike Monkey , [email protected], truckeedirtfondo.com

October 12, 2019Park 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/

October 19, 2019Gila Monster Gran Fondo, Silver City, NM, With three distances to choose from, everyone can find their challenge. Gran Fondo 115 miles, Gough Park, Silver City 8:00am. Medio Fondo 78 miles, Gough Park, Silver City 8:00am. Nano Fondo 40 miles, Camp Thunderbird, HWY 35 10:00 am., Jack Brennan, 575-590-2612, [email protected], tourofthegila.com

October 19, 2019Solvang Autumn 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. 100 mile option too., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

October 26, 2019Goldilocks 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., Randy Gibb, 801-222-9577, [email protected], goldilocksride.com/events/glv

October 27, 2019Day of the Tread, Albuquerque, NM, The 13th Annual Day of the Tread features a 9 mile family ride, trial runner family ride, a 12 mile ride on the Rail Runner; along with 26, 50, 64, and 100 mile routes with Tandem options on the 26, 50, 64, and 100 mile routes. Participants will receive free admission to Oktoberfest set to happen at Albuquerque's Civic Plaza., Joanie Griffin, 505-261-4444, [email protected], dayofthetread.com

November 9, 2019Ride 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

November 23, 2019Death 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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