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

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

July 13-20, 2019Ride Idaho, Boise, ID, 7-Day fully supported, noncompetitive roadbike tour with SAG support, mechanics, showers, beer garden, entertainment, 355 miles of spectacular scenery. Tent and Porter Service available. Boise to Boise, 355 miles, to Idaho City, Lowman, Parma, Walter's Ferry, and more., Earl Grief, 208-890-4434, [email protected], rideidaho.org

July 13, 2019The 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, Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], triplebypass.org

July 14-19, 2019Tour de Wyoming, Thermopolis, WY, 23rd 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 14, 2019Gran Fondo Hincapie Boise, Boise, ID, 80, 50, 15 miles, The Medio and Gran routes both feature dirt road sectionsthe Medio for about five miles, and the Gran for approximately 20 miles, including a dirt KOM up Jackass Gulch. If you've never ridden on gravel before, no fear. Most cyclists find a nice comfort level after just a few minutes of riding on this surface. Our route planners have partnered with local riders to identify the safest and most scenic dirt roads. All of these roads are in fantastic shape and have a predominantly flat elevation profile., Hincapie , 866-359-4796, [email protected],

July 20, 2019Pepsi Cola Taylor House Benefit Century Ride, Flagstaff, AZ, Benefit ride in the high-altitude cool pines of Northern Arizona. There are 32, 50, 63, and 100 mile route options., Anthony Quintile, 928-779-5969, [email protected], Ashley Hammarstrom, 877-527-5291, [email protected], absolutebikes.net/taylor

July 20, 2019Tour de Steamboat, Steamboat Springs, CO, An annual bicycle event that brings together 1,200 cyclists for a one-day ride through beautiful Northwest Colorado. We host four different road ride routes26, 46, 66 and 116 milessomething for riders of all ages and abilities and new this year, a 100 mile (TBD) gravel route. We are a non-competitive event, and participants are encouraged to ride at their own pace and enjoy the majestic scenery in our part of the world! We offer superb aid stations, support, and end of the ride barbecue and beer garden with local microbrews. All proceeds from the Tour de Steamboat go directly to our local beneficiary non-profits., Katie Lindquist, 970-846-9206, [email protected], Tourdesteamboat.com

July 21, 2019Cycle Magic Valley, Twin Falls, ID, A 12, 30, 62, or 100 mile bicycle ride for all levels. There is a family friendly 12 mile route that takes you out to Meander Point. The 30 mile route heads out west, north of Filer. The metric century route takes you down into Melon Valley and the challenging century route takes you down into Melon Valley, Hagerman, out to the windmills and back! The ride is fully supported with a barbecue at the finish line. Tech t-shirts for all participants., Denise Alexander, [email protected], mavtec.org

July 27, 2019Cascade 4-Summit Challenge, Cancelled for 2019, back in 2020, 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

July 27, 2019Fondo on the Palouse, Moscow, ID, Starting at 7:00AM in Moscow, pick from 3 courses (2x, 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], fondopalouse.org

August 3, 2019Copper 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., Scott Olmsted, [email protected], Scott Olmsted, [email protected], Amanda Knutson, 515-681-6036, [email protected], coppertriangle.com

August 3, 2019Tour 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 10, 2019Le 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 10-11, 2019Bike MS – Wyoming's Bighorn Country Classic, Bike MS, Sheridan, WY, Bike MS has become a rallying point of the MS movement creating a community of shared commitment determined to end MS. Bike MS is a weekend that allows people to come together and celebrate being part of a movement by and for the 400,000 Americans living with MS. This two-day, fully supported ride covers rolling plains, mountain climbs, scenic vistas, and historic towns including Buffalo, Story, Big Horn, Ranchester, Dayton and many more! We offer a challenge for novice and experienced cyclists alike., Alexis Johnson, 303-698-5403, [email protected], Molly Palmer, 307-433-8664, 855-372-1331, [email protected], bikemswyoming.org

August 10, 2019Four 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. Ride 1-4 peaks as you wish, Danielle Bagley, 208-339-2043, [email protected], David George, 208-317-2225, [email protected], 4PGF.com

August 10, 2019The 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], PikesPeakCyclingHillClimb.org

August 17, 2019HeART 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 17, 2019Venus 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 18-24, 2019Yellowstone 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], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

August 24, 2019Tour de Fox, Santa Rosa, CA, 4 course options, 70.2-mile, 52.4-mile, 34.5-mile or 10.7-mile ride. Raises funds for Parkinson's research and the Michael J. Fox Foundation, Bike Monkey , [email protected], truckeedirtfondo.com

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 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 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

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, 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

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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