Utah Road Bike Tours and Century Rides

2015 Utah Road Bike Touring Event Calendar

February 14-November 11, 2015 — Fee Free days in Arches and Canyonlands National parks , Moab, UT, The perfect time to ride your road bike in the parks. Presidents' Day Weekend (Feb. 14-16), opening weekend of National Park Week (April 18-19), National Park Service Birthday (Aug. 25), National Public Lands Day (Sep. 26), Veterans Day (Nov. 11)., Patrick Baril, 435-259-8826, pbaril@moabcity.org, Michele Hill, 435-259-1340, events@discovermoab.com, nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

February 28, 2015 — Winter Escape Metric and SuperSeries, BCC SuperSeries, St. George, UT, Free self-supported event with store stops enroute. Early Spring training ride. Start St George Convention Center off Dixie Drive /Bluff Street Riverside to Telegraph, Circle Sand Hollow Lake to Hurricane and up the hill to Springdale and back. Shorter option of 50 miles., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

March 14-17, 2015 — Moab Skinny Tire Festival, Moab, UT, Four days of road cycling through spectacular scenery of Arches National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and the Colorado River. Fundraiser for cancer survivorship programs and cancer research., Beth Logan, 435-260-8889, 435-260-2334, info@skinnytireevents.com, skinnytireevents.com

March 21, 2015 — St George-Zion Loop, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Hurricane, UT, 125 miles. Self Supported loop ride from Hurricane up through Zion National Park and then a big loop around the south end of St. George. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

April 4, 2015 — Legacy Parkway SuperSeries , BCC SuperSeries, Centerville, UT, Free self-supported event. Start: Foxboro Park NSL, flattest 100 ever 4 trips up and back on the Legacy Parkway bike path. Food at Farmington Station.Shorter leg options of 30 and 60 miles for one or two trips up and back., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, Greg Allen, 801-450-1861, greg.allen@mhtn.com, bccutah.org

April 11, 2015 — Spring Tour de St. George , St. George, UT, Beginners and pros alike will enjoy the all-new route while appreciating the well-stocked rest stations. Fully supported with sag vehicles, rest stops and lunch. Three route options for all skill levels; 30, 65 and 100 miles!, Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com

April 11, 2015 — Willard Bay 100, BCC SuperSeries, Centerville, UT, FreeSelf-supported. Plenty of store stops. No Entry Fee. Start Centerville JHS to Willard Bay Truck Stop. Shorter leg options of 30 and 75 miles cover Layton and Syracuse. Rain date if required the following week., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

April 11, 2015 — Willard Bay & Beyond Brevet, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Centerville, UT, 62 or 125 miles. Self-supported ride from the Wal-Mart in Centerville, through Hooper, Willard Bay and Brigham City with a turnaround at Corinne. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event. Sponsored by Bonneville Cycling Club and the Salt Lake Randonneurs, Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, SaltLakeRandos.org

April 18, 2015 — Salt Lake City Marathon Bike Tour, Salt Lake City, UT, 25 miles without stoplights through the streets of Salt Lake on the SLC Marathon course, start: 6:00 a.m. start., Steve Bingham, 720-608-1783, stevebingham@highaltitudeevents.com, saltlakecitymarathon.com

April 25, 2015 — Front Runner Metric Century Ride, Salt Lake City, UT, Point to point metric century bicycle ride from Salt Lake City's Intermodal Hub to Ogden. Return to Salt Lake City via the UTA FrontRunner train service. Your bicycle will be transported via private truck to SLC., Matt Storms, 801-448-6061, matt@forthewinracing.com, frontrunnercentury.com

April 25, 2015 — Zion Gran Fondo, Gran Fondo Triple Crown, Springdale, UT, Perfect springtime cycling event on the scenic roads around America's most beautiful National Park. Fully supported, Chip timed, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, embassy@planetultra.com, granfondotriplecrown.com, planetultra.com

April 25, 2015 — Nebo Gallivant, Nephi, UT, 300K Brevet (190 miles). Self-supported loop ride from Nephi up through scenic Sanpete Country and then out west through Eureka, near shores of Utah Lake & back. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, Salt Lake Randonneurs, Bonneville Cycling Club

May 2, 2015 — Biker's Edge Cinco de Mayo Century, Kaysville, UT, Free, fully-supported by Biker's Edge and America First Credit Union, 100 and 50-mile ride starting in Kaysville. Made for every level of rider with a gradual +/- 1,800ft. Community fun ride with great food., Taylor Arnold, 801-544-5300, taylor@bebikes.com, bebikes.com

May 2, 2015 — Gran Fondo Moab, Moab, UT, Mass start timed road cycling event on the beautiful La Sal Loop road, 60 miles with 5500 feet of climbing. Not a sanctioned race, but you will get a time, awards, and placing., Scott Newton, 435-654-8650, 800-635-1792, info@granfondomoab.com, granfondomoab.com

May 9, 2015 — Springville to Nephi 100, BCC SuperSeries, Springville, UT, Start Springville Cracker Barrel frontage road to Nephi and back thru orchards, flat to rolling. Self Supported with shorter 30 and 60 mile options. Store stops enroute. Free event., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

May 9, 2015 — Goldilocks Salt Lake, Goldilocks Bike Ride, South Jordan, UT, 100, 60, and 30 mile bike routes start in the heart of Daybreak at SoDa Row and winds through the mostly downhill urban landscape of South Jordan and Riverton before heading south on Redwood Road to Saratoga Springs and Eagle Mountain. The way home includes a spin around Lehi before you climb up Redwood Road and Porter Rockwell for a fast downhill finish to SoDa Row on Mountain View Corridor., Dani Lassiter, 801-635-9422, info@goldilocksride.com, goldilocksride.com/gsl

May 9, 2015 — 6-Valley Tour, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Saratoga Springs, UT, Self-supported loop ride. Starts in Saratoga Springs, out to the West Desert and around the Oquirrh Mountains. 188 mile also makes a loop around Utah Lake. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

May 10, 2015 — Amazing Earthfest, Kanab, UT, 9th Annual – Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument Highly Scenic 35 miles out and back, 7:45 am, 420 East 300 South (US 89), Kanab, Utah, Pre-ride refreshments, Optional 60 miles., Rich Csenge, 435-644-3735, jiw@gwi.net, amazingearthfest.com

May 16, 2015 — Gran Fondo Salt Lake, Salt Lake City, UT, A timed bicycle tour of the Salt Lake Valley. Fully supported aid stations, professional on-course support, and a finish line meal await. Optional KOM/QOM challenge ride for the climbers out there. Utah's first Classic & Custom Bike Show at the finish line. Benefits Bike Utah & Team Kid Courage., Jared Eborn, 801-599-9268, jared@extramileracing.com, GranFondoSaltLake.com

May 16, 2015 — Randy Wirth Memorial Half Century Ride, Logan, UT, 50 mile touring ride showcasing Randy Wirth's favorite bicycling routes in Cache Valley. Start at 10:00 am., Greg Parry, 435-750-0193, 435-753-4777, gpdigit@gmail.com, caffeibis.com

May 22-23, 2015 — 6-Valley Tour Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Saratoga Springs, UT, Self-supported loop ride. Starts in Saratoga Springs, out to the West Desert and around the Oquirrh Mountains. 188 mile ride also makes a loop around Utah Lake. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

May 23, 2015 — Little Red Pre-Ride, BCC SuperSeries, Mendon, UT, Meet Mendon Church for pre-riding the Little Red Route. Store stops for water and food. FREE, Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, Jen Green, 435-563-1212, pecan314@xmission.com, bccutah.org

May 25, 2015 — Antelope Island 100, BCC SuperSeries, Salt Lake City, UT, Memorial Day – Meet at Westpoint Park SLC 1100 N 1800 W. Ride to Antelope Island Ranch and back, shorter options of 65 to Syracuse. Free event – BCC members free admission to Causeway., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

May 30, 2015 — Tour de Brewtah, Utah Bike Month, Salt Lake City, UT, A tour highlighting Salt Lake's great bicycle infrastructure, engaged community, and craft beers, Tim Stempel, 602-463-1547, tourdebrewtah@gmail.com, Cynthia Stringham, 801-535-6167, cynthia.stringham@slcgov.com, tourdebrewtah.org

May 30, 2015 — RACER Century, Roy, UT, A comfortable ride through Weber and Davis County in the prime of Utah's diverse summer weather. Enjoy an exciting mixture of plains and hills throughout Northern Utah. Fully supported with lunch provided for the 103 and 73 mile routes. Finish Line bbq included with all paid registration., Tim Bell, 801-430-5968, royalriders.rhs@gmail.com, TheRacer.org

May 30, 2015 — Ride for the Angels, Copperton, UT, 6th Annual. Start: 8:30am; 8655 West 10390 South Copperton Park; Routes: 25, 50 miles and Metric Century 62.5 miles; $50.00 includes swag bag and ride shirt. With each registration you will be entered to win a new bike. Drawing to be held Saturday at 8:00 am, right before the start of the event. Rest stops and road support, Great cause! Post Ride Picnic too!, Steve McIntyre, 801-560-6954, stevemcintyre44@yahoo.com, angelshands.org

May 31-September 25, 2015 — Cycling Bryce, Zion, and Grand Canyon National Parks, St. George, UT, 7-day, 400-mile guided road biking tour of the Bryce, Zion and Grand Canyon National Parks, including Brian Head, Panguich Lake, Red Canyon and Kanab. Tour includes 6 nights camping with last night at Inn or 6 nights inn stay, transportation and food. Camping/Inns: May 17-23 (camp), May 31-June 6 (inns), June 14-20 (camp), June 28-July 4 (camp), July 12-18 (camp), August 2-8 (camp), August 16-22 (camp), August 16-22 (inns), August 30-September 5 (inns), September 6-12 (camp), September 20-26 (inns), Sally M., 800-596-2953 x1, 702-596-2953, info@escapeadventures.com, escapeadventures.com

June 4-6, 2015 — MOABA (Most Outstanding Annual Bicycle Adventure), Moab, UT, A 3 day Road Bike Ride with options for River Rides and Mountain Biking. Spend some time in Nature, Satisfy Your Inner Explorer, Finish Strong., Les Titus, 801-654-1144, 877-636-1994, lestitus@lagbrau.com, moabmoaba.com

June 6, 2015 — Little Red Riding Hood, Lewiston, UT, Women only century ride, 15, 35, 62, 80 and 100 mile distances in Cache Valley, fundraiser for Women's Cancer Research at the Huntman Cancer Institute. Reg. opens in February. This event sells out quickly., Penny Perkins, penperk@centurylink.net, Curt Griffin, lrrh@bbtc.net, bccutah.org

June 6, 2015 — Pony Express Century, Saratoga Springs, UT, Starting in Saratoga Springs and essentially following the Pony Express route to Faust, then heading north to Rush Valley and back. 100 miles, Dan Burton, 801-653-2039, epicbiking@gmail.com, epicbiking.com

June 6, 2015 — Ride the Gap Century, Parowan, UT, Enjoy cooler weather in the high country of beautiful Southern Utah. Fun and fast with a mileage option for every rider., Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com

June 6, 2015 — Hero Ride, Heber, UT, Start/Finish: Artisan Cheese Factory 100, 60, 30 mile options available. Team Race Category for 100 mile route (or take it at your own pace with friends). Registration opens January 1, 2015. A fully supported charity ride which seeks to challenge participants while raising money and awareness for special needs children in Utah., Mark Staffieri, 858-442-5070, herorideutah@gmail.com, herorideutah.com

June 8-10, 2015 — Red Rock Randonnee, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Kanab, UT, Self-supported ride beginning in Kanab, through Zion, Bryce, & Grand Canyon. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

June 11-19, 2015 — Rocky Mountain Tour, Cross Country Challenge, Salt Lake City, UT, In 9 riding days, 596 miles, tackle Wasatch Mountains, Soldier Summit, pass Book Cliffs and more in this challenging ride., Bill Lannon, 888-797-7057, abbike@aol.com, abbike.com

June 13, 2015 — American Diabetes Association Tour de Cure, Brigham City, UT, Tour de Cure is an incredible experience riding through the World's Greatest Bird Refuge. Join 1500 riders, 250 volunteers and many spectators and sponsors for a finish line celebration at Heritage Arts Festival on Brigham City's Main Street. If you have diabetes you are a Red Rider. Route options of 9, 30, 55, 75 and 100 miles., Jeff Bird, 801-363-3024 ext 7070, jbird@diabetes.org, Melissa Baucom, 801-363-3024, MBaucom@diabetes.org, diabetes.org/utahtour

June 13, 2015 — Provo A Go-Go, BCC SuperSeries, Draper, UT, Start Draper Park, ride past point of the mountain, thru Provo to Spanish Fork and back on a loop route. Free event, self supported with shorter 30 and 60 mile options. Store stops enroute., Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

June 13-14, 2015 — Utah Bicycle Touring Society's Overnight Bike Tour, Salt Lake City, UT, 9th Annual. This event is for new and experienced bicycle travelers. It involves traveling by bicycle in a self-suffienct manner to an overnight destination. We will camp overnight and then return the next day., Lou Melini, 80-487-6318, lvmelini@comcast.net,

June 20, 2015 — Three Kings Cycling Event, North Salt Lake, UT, Can you conquer the Kings? Held In North Salt Lake, the Three Kings challenge riders up three awesome climbs; over $1,000 in prize money!, Matt Jensen, 801-550-0778, mattjensennsl@gmail.com, threekings.nslcity.org

June 20, 2015 — Huntsman 140, Delta , UT, A road cycling, non-competitive ride with 25, 50, 75, and 140 mile distances that raises funds for cancer research at Huntsman Cancer Institute., Jen Murano, 801-584-5815, jmurano@huntsmanfoundation.org, huntsman140.com

June 20, 2015 — High Uintas 10,000 Gran Fondo, Kamas/Evanston, UT/WY, 1 Day, 80 mile, point to point road race from Kamas, UT to Evanston, WY over Bald Mountain Pass. Gran Fondo for citzen riders and touring riders., Marek Shon, 801-209-2479, utcritseries@gmail.com, utahbikeracing.com

June 27-28, 2015 — Bike MS: Harmon's Best Dam Bike Ride, Bike MS, Logan, UT, For cyclists and all those seeking a personal challenge and a world free of MS, Bike MS is the premier fundraising cycling series in the nation. The Bike MS experience is the ride of your life with options to ride 45-175 miles. Friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. One of the most scenic routes in Utah! Camping, meals and entertainment based out of Cache Valley Fairgrounds (400 South 500 West)., Becky Lyttle, 801-424-0112, becky.lyttle@nmss.org, Sam Smith, 801-424-0112, sam.smith@nmss.org, Amanda Savage, 801-523-4267, 801-424-0112, amanda.savage@nmss.org, bikemsutah.org

July 3, 2015 — Tour de Riverton, Riverton, UT, 15th Annual, Part of Riverton Town Days. Fun family ride. 25 mile loop through Riverton and Herriman., Brad Rowberry, 801-523-8268, tdr@infinitecycles.com, tourderiverton.com, infinitecycles.com

July 3, 2015 — 22nd Annual Antelope by Moonlight Bike Ride, Antelope Island, UT, 10pm. Open to participants of all ages and starts at the Antelope Island's White Rock Bay. The half way point is the historic Fielding Garr Ranch where refreshments are served. The entire route is 24 miles on an asphalt road., Neka Roundy, 801-451-3286, tour@co.davis.ut.us, daviscountyutah.gov, antelopebymoonlight.com

July 5, 2015 — In Town Century – Freedom Ride, BCC SuperSeries, Salt Lake City, UT, Location TBA. End the holiday weekend with 100 miles. Stops for water and food. FREE, Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, Tom Coffey, 801-737-3241, lech2zurs@msn.com, bccutah.org

July 10-11, 2015 — Raspberry Ramble Series, Salt Lake Randonneurs Brevet Series, Logan, UT, 300K, 400K & 600K Brevets (125 to 375 miles). Self-supported rural rides from Logan and climb up Strawberry Canyon (LoToJa route). The longer routes then go around Bear Lake before heading north to Soda Springs and back to Logan. A brevet is a timed ultra distance event., Richard Stum, 435-462-2275, richard@eogear.com, saltlakerandos.org

July 11, 2015 — Cache Gran Fondo, Logan, UT, 100 and 50 mile gran fondo style ride & tour. This UCA event features canyons, hills, long flats & beautiful Cache Valley vistas. Benefit for Logan Regional Hospital, run by Headspin Events. Grand Prize: FreeMotion Tour da France bike + $1000s dollars in rider prizes., Troy Oldham, 435-764-2979, oldhamtroy@gmail.com, Sterling Morris, 435-716-5309, Sterling.Morris@imail.org, cachegranfondo.com, loganhospitalfoundation.org

July 11, 2015 — Good News Jail and Prison Ministry Fundraiser Bicycle Ride, Park City, UT, Start 9:30am at the Shepherd of the Mountains Church. Funds donated go to keep Chaplains in the Salt Lake County Jail. Awesome Park City Ride on paved parkway trails, around a farm, meadows, woods, over bridges, under a tunnel and circling a park. Everyone is invited, all skill levels are welcome. Lunch is provided with $35 entry donation., Mary Challier, 385-468-8409, 801-518-2840, mary.challier@goodnewsjail.org, goodnewsjail.org

July 12, 2015 — Upland Roller 100, BCC SuperSeries, Wanship, UT, Wanship Trailhead thru Coalville Echo over Hogsback to East Canyon, Morgan and back self-supported 30-50 mile options also. FREE, Don Williams, 801-641-4020, roadcaptain@bccutah.org, bccutah.org

July 18, 2015 — Pedal Away Parkinson's, Kaysville, UT, The 9th Annual 10 mile family fun ride begins at 8 am at Gailey Park in Kaysville. All proceeds benefit the Utah Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association., Meredith Smith, 801-451-6566, 801-336-6579, meredith@pedalawayparkinsons.com, pedalawayparkinsons.com

July 18, 2015 — Desperado Dual, Utah Triple Crown, Panguitch, UT, 200 mile double century in Southern Utah, flattest and best 100 mile course and 50 mile option, Utah's only fully supported, 200 mile, one-day cycling adventure. We also have 200 mile relay option., Ryan Gurr, 435-674-3185, info@spingeeks.com, Margaret Gibson, 435-229-6251, margaret@spingeeks.com, spingeeks.com

July 18, 2015 — RAW (Ride Around the Wellsvilles), Logan, UT, The Logan Rotary Club's Ride Around the Wellsvilles will begin at the Rotary Pavilion at Willow Park, with a choice of a 23, 66 or 96 mile ride., Ben Jarvis, 435-757-0376, LoganRotaryRAW@gmail.com, rotaryraw.com

July 18, 2015 — The GLMR Century, Spanish Fork, UT, Utah's Premier Cycling Event to raise awareness for, honor those taken by, and help those afflicted with mental illness., Zach Ludlow, 801-808-2569, glmrinfo@gmail.com, Stan Sadowski, 801-830-6655, glmrinfo@gmail.com, theglmr.com

July 23, 2015 — South Sevier Ram Ride, Monroe, UT, 25 miles – starts in Monroe at the west side of City Park, goes through Central, Annabella, Elsinore, Joseph and ends at the city park in Monroe. 15 miles – starts in Monroe at the west side of City Park, goes to Washburnville, through Austin to Brooklyn Road in Elsinore, follow Brooklyn Road turn on to Jones Road, and then end at the city park. 6 miles – starts at the west side of City Park, and is a casual ride around the country farms of Monroe. Perfect for the younger kids., Heather Newby, 435-201-0138, Heather.N@jonesanddemille.com,

July 31-August 1, 2015 — Saints to Sinners Bike Relay, Salt Lake City, UT, Fundraiser relay road race from Salt Lake to Las Vegas. Over 500 miles with elevations from 1500 to 10500 feet. Race in teams through the night, fundraiser event for ALS/Lou Gehrig's Disease., Steven Tew, 801-822-4870, Steven@SaintstoSinners.com, SaintstoSinners.com

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