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

2023 Western States (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ, CA, NM) Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

November 4, 2023Solvang Sequel, CANCELLED, Buellton, CA, Half & Metric Century options in Southern CA’s most scenic and popular cycling region, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

November 4, 2023Great Dam Ride, Henderson, NV, Cycle for Air will celebrate its 39th year in 2023 but this is the FIRST time it will take place in the amazing Nevada desert. Looking for a one-of-a-kind adventure or a way to increase your endurance the Great Dam Ride is for you. There will be three courses so matter what your level there is a place for you. Your distance options are a Metric Century loop, a 40-mile loop, and a family track that tops out at 13 miles. There is also the Cycle Your Way option allowing you to choose when & where you ride while still supporting the American Lung Association mission., Dawn Creech, 702.431.3667, [email protected], action.lung.org/site/TR/Cycle/ALASW_Southwest?pg=entry&fr_id=23589

November 11, 2023Ride 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! 3 routes will be available (20-, 42-, and 57-miles) with the longer heading out towards Henderson., Jack Shepard, 818-888-7091 Ext. 106, [email protected], r2r.convio.net/site/TR/Cycling/General?fr_id=1844&pg=entry, weareprojecthero.org

November 11, 2023Ride the Point, Point Loma, CA, The Point Loma Rotary Club is hosting the 9th Annual Jim Krause Memorial Charity Cycling Ride the Point for pancreatic cancer research. The ride starts and ends at Liberty Station. Ride the Point has three distances to accommodate different levels of cycling experience. The 6 mile Family Fun Ride is a relatively flat course on bike paths along beautiful San Diego Bay and is perfect for cruisers, beginning riders, challenged athletes, and families. The 25 and Metric Century are road rides with exclusive routes and challenging climbs around scenic San Diego., Richard Stakelum, 619-794-9051, [email protected], ridethepoint.org

November 18, 2023El Tour de Tucson, Tucson, AZ, Charity, community, health and wellness are what Perimeter Bicycling and El Tour are all about. They all go hand-in-hand when it comes to building awareness for a bike ride that has been part of the Tucson community for nearly four decades., El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org/el-tour-de-mesa/

February 10, 2024Tour de Palm Springs, Palm Springs, CA, One of the largest cycling charity events of its kind in America. Every year, we entertain 6,000 to 10,000 cyclists from 46 different states and 4 countries. Since 1998, and with the help of 2,000 volunteers, the Tour de Palm Springs has distributed nearly $4,000,000.00 to over 150 local nonprofit organizations., Cody Shelton, 760-674-4700, [email protected], tourdepalmsprings.com

February 17, 2024Camino Real Double Century & Power Run, Irvine, CA, The Camino route is shaped like a dog bone, with loops on each end of an out-and-back course, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

February 24, 2024Death Valley Century, , Death Valley, CA, Half, Metric and Full Century options.� Entry includes 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, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

March 2, 2024Solvang Century, Solvang, CA, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

March 21-24, 2024El Tour de Zona, Sierra Vista, Bisbee, Tombstone, AZ, Enjoy three-days of destination loop bicycle rides on paved roadways mixed with post-ride festivals featuring live music, great food and a local craft beer/wine gardens. Veteran’s Memorial Park in Sierra Vista will serve up to three nights as your basecamp with day loop rides to great destinations like the free-spirited, picturesque town of Bisbee and the wild west of Tombstone, The Town Too Tough to Die!, El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org/el-tour-de-zona/

March 23, 2024Solvang 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], planetultra.com

March 25-31, 2024Solvang 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], planetultra.com

April 1-30, 2024Yellowstone 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], nps.gov/yell/planyourvisit/spring-fall-bicycling.htm, cycleyellowstone.com

April 6, 2024Party Pardee, Ione, CA, Come Party with Us and Ride the Rolling Green Hills of the Gold Rush Country. The 26 and 62 mile bike tours travel along the fields of poppies and the gentle rolling hills of Amador and Calaveras Counties., Larry Robinson, [email protected], www.bikehikers.com/partypardee

April 13, 2024Mulholland Challenge & Double Century, 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

April 13, 2024Levi’s GranFondo, Windsor, CA, Whether you’re just getting into riding, or an elite athlete seeking the ultimate challenge, our ride was inspired by, and can be as hard as some of the biggest stages of the Tour de France., Clemence Heymelot, 707-560-1122, [email protected], levisgranfondo.com

April 20, 2024Tour de Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV, 20th annual 80, 40, 20 mile routes, which circumnavigates Las Vegas., Tour de Summerlin , [email protected], tourdesummerlin.com

April 28, 2024Wildflower Century, Chico, CA, 7 route options, festival on Saturday, ride Sunday, Chico Velo , 530-343-8356, [email protected] , wildflowercentury.org

May 4, 2024Wine Country Century, Santa Rosa, CA, 50th Annual! Enjoy riding in the gorgeous Sonoma County springtime! 35 miles, 100k, and 100 miles with extravagantly stocked rest stops and welcoming volunteers, Steve Saxe, 707-332-5142, [email protected], srcc.com

May 4, 2024Breathless Agony Century, King of the Mountains Century Challenge, Redlands, CA, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

May 5, 2024Grizzly Peak Century, Moraga, CA, Road 30, 50, 75, 100mi, Gravel 60mi – Ride up, down, and around the East Bay hills with hundreds of your fellow cyclists on beautiful and challenging routes with ever changing scenery! Riders get logo socks, rest stops with tons of fresh fruit and home baked goods, clothing drop, basic mechanic service, SAG, AND our fabulous post-ride BBQ lunch including local beer! Proceeds support nonprofits that work to provide broad and inclusive community access to the economic, environmental, and health benefits of cycling!, Bonnie Goldsmith, (510) 847-3948, [email protected], Daniel Stoops, [email protected], grizz.org/century

May 5, 2024L’�tape Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Gives amateur cyclists the legendary Tour de France experience in the legendary city of Las Vegas! Cyclists, from seasoned veterans to beginners, can compete for an authentic Yellow Jersey; 75-miles, elevation +6,464 ft, 45-miles, elevation +3,035 ft, 25-miles, elevation + 2,260 ft, 10-miles Family Ride�, Kids Race, MB Events , [email protected], lasvegas.letapebytourdefrance.com

May 17-19, 2024Santa Fe Century and Gran Fondo, Santa Fe, NM, Century (106 mile tour), the Gran Fondo (106 mile timed ride), the Half-Century (54 mile tour), Medio Fondo (54 mile timed ride) or a 20 mile route, A scenic course that highlights the landscape of northern New Mexico, starting and finishing in downtown Santa Fe. Riders will pass through the Ortiz Mountains and the Galisteo basin, Santa Fe Century , 505-490-6387, [email protected], santafecentury.com

May 19, 2024Strawberry 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

June 1, 2024Tour de Lava, Lava Hot Springs, ID, Distance 16, 32 and 55 miles, All money raised including registration fee goes to Huntsman for cancer research for Prostate Cancer and promoting prostate cancer awareness 1-9 men will get prostate cancer. Simple blood test for PSA., Tami Parris, 208-681-2812, [email protected], rideondads.com, hope.huntsmancancer.org/rideondads

June 1, 2024Eastern 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], planetultra.com

June 2, 2024America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV, Join us in the fight against blood cancer while you experience an amazing day of cycling around Lake Tahoe. 72 or 100 mile options, fully supported and afterparty celebration, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society , 888-557-7177, [email protected] , https://cure.lls.org/event/2024-america’s-most-beautiful-bike-ride/e498158

June 9, 2024Ride to End Alzheimers, Fort Collins, CO, Come help fuel cutting edge research by fundraising and riding to help in the discovery of treatment and prevention methods for Alzheimer’s. Ride options are available for 20, 50, 70, and 100 mile distances., Sara Prevost, 833-239-7433, [email protected], alz.org/ride

June 15, 2024CHAFE 150 Gran Fondo, Idaho Panhandle Gravel Series, Sandpoint, ID, The 150 mile route is a grand loop around the Cabinet Mountains through gorgeous lake and river valleys, encompassing one upriver leg, two downriver legs and one huge lake! In addition, CHAFE offers magnificent 100, 80, 40, and 25 mile routes for riders of any level, Syringa Cyclery , 208-610-9990, [email protected], Jane Huang, [email protected], chafe150.org

June 22, 2024Cheyenne Superday Tour de Prairie, Cheyenne, WY, This long-distance, 100-mile, course route heads out and back from Cheyenne through the open, rolling prairie into the town of Chugwater for a uniquely Wyoming tour. Features 25-, 50-, 75- and 100-mile rest stations/turn around points. Breakfast and lunch are included., Aliea Ednie, 307-757-7166, [email protected], CheyenneRec.org, cheyennecommunityrecreationandevents.enmotive.com/events/register/superday-2022-tour-de-prairie

July 13, 2024Tour 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], tourdesteamboat.com

July 13, 2024Death Ride – Tour of the California Alps, Markleeville, CA, Challenge yourself to the premier cycling event in California.� With 103 miles, over 14,000’ of climbing, and up to six (6) HC climbs through the stunning Sierra Nevada mountains, this ride is sure to challenge and inspire you!, Melissa Edwards, 530-694-2475, [email protected], deathride.com

August 3, 2024Tour de Big Bear, Big Bear Lake, CA, 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], bigbearcycling.com/tour-de-big-bear-cycling-west/, bigbearcycling.com

August 3, 2024Marin Century, Novato, CA, Take on the west coast’s most scenic and challenging rides, the Marin Century. The ride starts in the beautiful Stafford Lake State Park in Novato, California. Riders navigate to the summits or through the foothills of Mount Tamalpais and the nearby coast of beautiful Tomales Bay., Marin Cyclists , 415-823-5047, [email protected], marincyclists.com

August 10, 2024Stonewall Century Bicycle Ride, La Veta, CO, 21st 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], Kerrie Meyler, [email protected], spcycling.org

August 24, 2024Venus de Miles, Lyons, CO, Venus de Miles is Colorado’s original and largest all-women’s road ride and finish festival. In its 17th year, Venus de Miles welcomes all skill levels and is a strong supporter of sisterhood and women’s cycling. Choose from a 30-mile, 64-mile, or 100-mile course throughout beautiful nothern Colorado. The event is a fundraiser for Greenhouse Scholars., Mariel McCown, 720-769-9998, [email protected], venusdemiles.com

September 8, 2024Buffalo Bicycle Classic, Boulder, CO, The Elevations Credit Union Buffalo Bicycle Classic is a scholarship fundraiser for CU Boulder. We have 5 road courses, 2 gravel courses and a family ride. Our Epic routes head up Boulder Canyon which is closed to traffic. Ride Bikes. Change Lives, Jenny Anderson, 303-898-8900, [email protected], buffalobicycleclassic.com

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