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

August 1, 2020Copper Triangle Alpine Cycling Classic, CANCELLED, 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], rollmassif.com

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], letourdekoocanusa.com

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], spcycling.org

August 8, 2020Four 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 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], PikesPeakCyclingHillClimb.org

August 15, 2020HeART of Idaho Century Ride, CANCELLED for 2020, 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], d91.k12.id.us/22/Content2/about-century-ride

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], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

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], mavtec.org, www.bluecirclesports.com/EventDetail_Master.aspx?meid=3244

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], 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 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]lizardheadcyclingguides.com, Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

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], elynevada.net

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, 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

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 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

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], gfnysantafe.com

September 19, 2020Tour de Vineyards, CANCELLED for 2020, 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], rollmassif.com

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], planetultra.com

September 26, 2020Fall Blaze, Durango, CO, Virtual ride in 2020. 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 26, 2020Tour of the Moon, CANCELLED for 2020, 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], 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 3-10, 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], , arthritis.org/events/bike-event

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], tristatesgranfondo.com, planetultra.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/

October 11, 2020Elephant Rock, CANCELLED for 2020, 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], rollmassif.com

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], strawberryfields.org

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], tourdesummerlin.com

November 7, 2020Veloswap, Denver, CO, Huge bike swap and expo, Tracy Powers, [email protected], rollmassif.com, veloswap.com

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], belgianwaffleride.bike

November 14, 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,

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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