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

2022 Western States (ID, WY, MT, NV, CO, AZ, CA, NM) Road Bike Touring and Gran Fondos Event Calendar

March 19, 2022Solvang 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 19, 2022Mesquite Madness, Ride Southern Utah Road Gran Fondos, 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,

March 19, 2022Pedaling for St. Pats 50K Bike Ride, Colorado Springs, CO, Choose between Challenging Course (31 miles) or Intermediate Course (21 Miles). Ride through world famous Garden of the Gods Park, on towards Blodgett Peak, through the Mount St Francis area, down the Pikes Peak Greenway Trail through Monument Valley Park, and then onto Midland Trail back to Trails End Tap Room for the after party! Start and Finish at Trails End Tap Room, 3103 W Colorado Avenue, Colorado Springs CO 80904, Carol O'Donnell, 719-271-4610, [email protected], csstpats.com/event/pedalin-st-pats-30k-and-50k/

March 20-October 21, 2022Moab and The Back of Beyond, Grand Junction , CO, Multiple dates. The Moab and The Back of Beyond Touris located in Lizard Head Cycling Guides' backyard.We know and love this area!Ride with Lizard Head Cycling to enjoy local's knowledge of the best rides, lodges and dining in red rock canyon country. 6-Day Tour,6-nights of lodging! (including two at the spectacularGateway Canyons Resort), 6-days of meals included (aside from 2 dinners & 2-breakfasts), guide service, shuttle to and from the Moab region, entrance fees, daily lunch en route, energy food, liquid refreshments and mechanical support. Option to MTB., John Humphries, 970-728-5891, [email protected], Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

March 21-26, 2022Solvang 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

March 25-27, 2022El 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/

April 1-30, 2022Yellowstone 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 2, 2022El Tour de Mesa, Whiteriver, AZ, Ride the most scenic bike ride in the world! The 30th Holualoa Companies El Tour de Mesa rides the beautiful and rugged backdrop of the Salt River Recreation Area and Tonto National Forest, circumnavigating the East Valley's iconic majestic landmark, Red Mountain., El Tour de Tucson , 520-745-2033, [email protected], eltourdetucson.org/el-tour-de-mesa/

April 9, 2022Mulholland 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 23, 2022Tour de Summerlin, Las Vegas, NV, 20th annual 80, 40, 20 mile routes, which circumnavigates Las Vegas., Tour de Summerlin , [email protected], tourdesummerlin.com

April 23, 2022Levi'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 23, 2022Mt. Laguna Classic, King of the Mountains Century Challenge, Pine Valley, CA, Starting in Pine Valley (East San Diego County), the route is three loops, each climbing Mt. Laguna from a different side, with increasing difficulty and more interesting terrain. All loops return down Sunrise Highway, a non-technical descent with smooth pavement and a descent shoulder., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

April 24, 2022Sal-orado Bike Rally Event, Blythe, CA, One focus of the events is the restoration, preservation and conservation of the Salton Sea and the Colorado River with its' wildlife that uses it, another focus is the Humanitarian Aid for the people of this world as well for events 1 and 2. For event 3, the focus is on our National Forests and State Parks along with Humanitarian Aid. For event 4, the focus is on our Military Service Members – People in Uniform and Humanitarian Aid, Timothy Wachholz, [email protected],

May 1, 2022Sal-orado Bike Rally Event, Mecca, CA, One focus of the events is the restoration, preservation and conservation of the Salton Sea and the Colorado River with its' wildlife that uses it, another focus is the Humanitarian Aid for the people of this world as well for events 1 and 2. For event 3, the focus is on our National Forests and State Parks along with Humanitarian Aid. For event 4, the focus is on our Military Service Members – People in Uniform and Humanitarian Aid, Timothy Wachholz, [email protected],

May 7, 2022Wine Country Century, Santa Rosa, CA, Sonoma County Wine Country will be discovered in three distances of 35 miles, 100k, and 100 miles with extravagantly stocked rest stops and welcoming volunteers. 48th Annual, Steve Saxe, [email protected], srcc.com

May 11-October 21, 2022Redrock Canyons Utah Bike Tours, Grand Junction, CO, Multiple dates. 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], Lauren Lasky, 508-561-7580, [email protected], lizardheadcyclingguides.com

May 14-15, 2022Bike MS: Los Angeles Coastal Challenge, Bike MS, Ventura, CA, Choose your start line and build your own adventure. Start in Ventura for an easy 30 miles along the river path or Santa Monica for breathtaking 62 miles along PCH or take the challenge and do 105 miles for a combo of mountain and coastal riding. Everyone will come together for an epic finish at the San Buenaventura State Beach Park to celebrate with food, drinks, music and fun! Overnight in Ventura then enjoy the beauty of Ventura County's coastline and the hills and lakes of Ojai., Renata Sahagian, 619-693-8128, [email protected], JJ Hoffman, 323-839-6414, [email protected], bikemslosangeles.org

May 15, 2022Strawberry 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

May 21, 2022Cycle for Independence, Boise, ID, Fundraiser for the Treasure Valley Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind, 10, 25, and metric century (62.5 miles), individual and team rides, routes begin in northwest Boise, supported ride. After ride burgers with all the fixings combined with socializing, music, festivities and prizes, Ramona Walhof, 208-336-5333, [email protected], Allan Schneider, 208-870-4831, [email protected], cycleforindependence.org

May 22, 2022Santa Fe Century and Gran Fondo, Santa Fe, NM, 36th Annual. Beautiful scenery, outstanding food stops and very reasonable registration fees. Century, Half-Century, and 25 mile tours are offered as well as two timed events: Gran Fondo (100 mile timed ride), Medio Fondo (50 mile timed ride). Enjoy massages, great food and local craft beers following the rides., Michael McCalla, 505-600-1840, [email protected], santafecentury.com

May 28, 2022Tour of Marsh Creek Valley, Pocatello, ID, Fully supported ride with snack and drinks at Inkom, McCammon and the Downey turns. Options of 26, 60, or 100 miles between Pocatello and Malad Pass. 21st Annual, Mike Collaer, 208-681-0919, 208-533-5445, [email protected], Jeff Tingey, 208-232-8996, [email protected], pebblecreekraceteam.com

May 28, 2022Heartbreak Century and Double Century, King of the Mountains Century Challenge, Frazier Park, CA, 100 or 200 mile ride on the roads less traveled in the Los Padres National Forest, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

June 4, 2022Just for the Hill of It, White Bird, ID, Benefit for Syringa Hospital & Clinics Hospice, face the challenging switchbacks of the Old White Bird Grade. Experience 13 miles with a gentle climb starting at Hammer Creek at 1600' and continuing to the summit at 3800'. Breathtaking views. All ages are welcome to come & join in the fun, Cindy Higgins, 208-983-8550, [email protected], syringahospital.org/hill-of-it-challenge.html

June 4, 2022Tour de Lava, Lava Hot Springs, ID, Distance 16, 32 and 50 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., Jeff Tingey, 208-232-8996, [email protected], barriessports.com

June 4, 2022Eastern 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 5, 2022America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe, Stateline, NV, 100, 72 mile options around Lake Tahoe. In conjunction with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training program. Fully supported with rest stops, Tech support and SAG., Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com, bikeandskitahoe.com

June 5, 2022Elephant Rock, Outside Events Cycling Series, Castle Rock, CO, The final year of the event, riders won't want to miss the final send off of Elephant Rock. The Colorado cycling classic offers three road courses (44, 60, and 100 miles), a great family ride at 8 -miles, a kids race and lots of bikes, bands and camaraderie with the Colorado Bike Expo taking place during the event., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

June 11, 2022Fremont Area Road Tour (FART), Lander, WY, This event showcases the Lander cycling experience and offers an adventure for the whole family. The group tour begins on Main St with a police escort down our iconic Main St. Riders then take off on the picturesque Baldwin loop before heading up Sinks Canyon for one of the best road rides in the state. 2022 will see the addition of a kids' ride along our scenic creek trail, striders welcome!! Participants at the FART receive 50% off admission to the Lander Brewfest that starts shortly after the ride, making this a great weekend activity!, Gwen Robson, 307-330-3002, [email protected], Ami McAlpin, 970-394-4423, [email protected], Amanda Dyer, 307-332-3394, [email protected], landercycling.org, fremontarearoadtour.com

June 11-17, 2022Ride the Rockies, Copper Mountain, CO, Ride the loop to explore Colorado's Rocky Mountains by bicycle. Starts at Copper Mountain and ends along Colorado's Front Range in Golden. The 2022 tour will be a brand new route showcasing the state's unmatched scenery and breathtaking mountain views., Ride The Rockies , [email protected], ridetherockies.com, venturesendurance.com

June 11, 2022Tour of Two Forests , Santa Clarita, CA, 200 mile ride, Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], planetultra.com

June 18, 2022Spinderella, Pocatello, ID, 10th Annual, ladies-only ride featuring five scenic routes, from 10 to 100 miles. Roll-out begins at 6:00 am at Ross Park in Pocatello, ID., DaNae Young, 208-221-9300, [email protected], spinderellaride.com

June 18, 2022CHAFE 150 Gran Fondo, 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, Jane Huang, [email protected], chafe150.org

June 25, 2022RATPOD (Ride Around the Pioneers in One Day), Dillon, MT, Now a virtual ride: RATPOD is now RATPOD Unlimited – Your RATPOD, Your way. You can ride any distance you choose, from anywhere you are located all in support of Camp Mak-A-Dream. An oncology camp dedicated to ensuring those affected by cancer can live with and beyond their diagnosis. With just a small donation you can be part of this now national event all to honor those affected by cancer. RATPOD is usually a 130-mile one-day charity ride for Camp Make-A-Dream (a cost free cancer camp). The ride takes place in the beautiful Big Hole Valley of SW Montana., Courtney Imhoff, 406-549-5987, [email protected], ratpod.org, campdream.org

June 25, 2022Cheyenne 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., Lauren Boothe, 307-757-7166, [email protected], CheyenneRec.org, cheyennecommunityrecreationandevents.enmotive.com/events/register/superday-2022-tour-de-prairie

June 25, 2022Alta Alpina Challenge, Markleeville, CA, Experience the breathtaking scenic beauty of classic Sierra roadways. Metric and Century options and more or pick one or more of the famous Alta Alpina passes for a personalized ride (30 miles and up). Fundraiser for the Alta Alpina Cycling Club, Gregg Westerbeck, 877-845-2453, [email protected], Michael Bayer, [email protected], altaalpina.org/challenge

June 25-26, 2022Bike MS: Colorado, Bike MS, Westminster, CO, With breathtaking mountain views and crisp mountain air, take in the views of Longs Peak, Colorado's most famous 14er, in an area known as one of Colorado's most scenic outdoor paradises. This Bike MS experience offers route options ranging from 32 to 103 miles over two days and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 10-12 miles. Lodging, meals, and entertainment based out of Colorado State University in Ft. Collins., Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Erika Barnum, 303-698-6127, [email protected], bikemscolorado.org

July 16-22, 2022Tour de Wyoming, Rock Springs, WY, Bike tour through Wyoming with daily distances from 55 to 70 miles, Amber Travky, 307-742-5840 , [email protected], cyclewyoming.org, tourdewyoming.org

July 16, 2022Tour 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 16, 2022Death 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!, Becky DeForest, 530-694-2475, [email protected], deathride.com

July 16-17, 2022Seattle to Portland (STP), Seattle, WA, The Kaiser Permanente Seattle to Portland (STP) presented by Alaska Airlines Bicycle Classic is a 200+ mile one or two-day ride through western Washington. Heading south from Seattle and ending in Portland, Oregon, the STP is a thrilling back-to-back double century ride through urban and rural settings. Bicycling Magazine calls STP “one of the best cycling events in the nation.”, Rishan Mohideen, 208-620-0465, [email protected], cascade.org/node/6801

July 23, 2022Fondo on the Palouse, Moscow, ID, Starting at 0700 in Moscow, pick from 3 courses (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

July 23, 2022Santa Cruz Mountains Challenge, Santa Cruz, CA, 45 Miles with about 3,000 feet of climbing, Metric Century (roughly 62 miles) with 7,000 feet of climbing, Century (100 miles) with about 10,000 feet of climbing, Double Metric Century (roughly 135 miles) with 13,000 feet of climbing., Skippy Givens, [email protected],

August 6, 2022Tour de Big Bear, 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], bigbearcycling.com/tour-de-big-bear-cycling-west/, bigbearcycling.com

August 6, 2022Copper Triangle Alpine Cycling Classic, Outside Events Cycling Series, Copper Mountain, CO, There's never a bad time to train for a true alpine cycling classic like Copper Triangle. Start high in the Rocky Mountains and only go up from there on the 79-mile loop cresting three Colorado mountain passes totaling 6,500 feet in elevation gain. New in 2022: A friendly QOM & KOM of Vail Pass, with podium presentations for the top 3 men & women., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

August 6-7, 2022Bike MS: Willamette Valley, Bike MS, Monmouth, OR, Enjoy some of the most picturesque sites in the Valley as you cross a covered bridge, cruise along golden wheat fields and pedal through Willamette Valley Vineyards. This two-day Bike MS experience offers route options ranging from 21 to 100 miles over two days and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. Camping, meals, and entertainment based out of Western Oregon University, Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Emily Rios, [email protected], bikems.org

August 13-14, 2022Bike MS: Wyoming's Bighorn Country Classic, Bike MS, Sheridan, WY, Enjoy the beautiful views of the Bighorn Mountains and get a taste of new and old as you wind through a modern college campus and historic towns of the old west, like Buffalo and Story, on this two-day ride. This Bike MS Experience offers route options ranging from 26 to 100 miles over two days and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 10-12 miles. Lodging, meals, and entertainment based out of Sheridan College (1 Whitney Way) in Sheridan., Alexis Johnson, 303-698-5403, [email protected], Mary Keathley, 303-698-8810, 855-372-1331, [email protected], Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], bikems.org

August 13, 2022Stonewall Century Bicycle Ride, La Veta, CO, 19th 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 13, 2022Four 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, Jeff Tingey, 208-232-8996, [email protected], David George, 208-317-2225, [email protected], 4PGF.com

August 20, 2022HeART 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., Margaret Wimborne, 208-317-7716, [email protected], d91.k12.id.us/22/Content2/about-century-ride

August 20, 2022The Triple Bypass, Evergreen, CO, The legendary Triple Bypass is 110 miles with 10,000' of climbing and travels over 3 beautiful mountain passes from Evergreen to Vail, CO. 64 and 110 mile options, Sunday Gran Fondoand the infamous Double Triple Bypass, 240 miles!, Jennifer Barbour, 303-503-4616, [email protected], Kim Nordquist, 303-249-6168, [email protected], triplebypass.org

August 21-27, 2022Yellowstone National Park Bike Tour, Belgrade, MT, Multiple dates. 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 27, 2022Venus 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.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

August 27, 2022Enchanted Circle, TENTATIVE, Outside Events Cycling Series, Red River, NM, The Enchanted Circle Bicycle Tour is a scenic, southwest cycling experience with rolling hills, fast descents and rewarding climbs. Choose between an 85-mile ride or the iconic 100-mile century along the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, this New Mexico course travels through some of the most spectacular peaks in New Mexico., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

August 27-28, 2022Bike MS: Pedal los Pueblos, Bike MS, Albuquerque, NM, Cycle through Albuquerque's majestic, breathtaking scenery with a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS, one pedal stroke at a time. Take your pick from numerous one-day routes that wind along the frontier, through miles of car-free bike trails and soak in the unique diversity and flair of New Mexico., Renata Sahagian, 619-693-8128, [email protected], Kymbria Fox, 505-321-8114, [email protected], bikemsnewmexico.org

August 28, 2022Golden Gran Fondo, Gran Fondo National Series, Golden , CO, Starting in historic Golden, CO, this event features long Rocky Mountain climbs and descents, elevations between 5,600 – 11,000 feet above sea level, and a great downtown park atmosphere for the finish line party., Reuben Cline, 765-247-2453, [email protected], granfondonationalseries.com/gran-fondo-golden/

September 10, 2022Race 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 10, 2022American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure Colorado, Parker, CO, Join TDC as one of the most successful and beautiful fundraising rides in Colorado this September 10th. The mission of the American Diabetes Association is to prevent and cure diabetes while improving the lives of all people affected by diabetes., Lindsay, Mark, Megan, Sasha , 720-855-1102 x7010, [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], diabetes.org/coloradotourdecure

September 10, 2022Tour of the Moon, Outside Events Cycling Series, Grand Junction, CO, Want to take an epic trek through the Colorado National Monument? Check out Tour of the Moon and tackle a metric century ride or opt for a 41-mile loop back into Grand Junction. This ride is one of the most important fundraising events benefitting Bicycle Colorado. The event sells out every year so don't miss it., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

September 10-18, 2022California Coast Classic , San Francisco, CA, The Arthritis Foundation's California Coast Classic Bike Tour, presented by Amgen, covers 525 miles from San Francisco to Los Angeles over eight days along Highway 1., Shannon Marang Cox, 909-489-2217, [email protected], , arthritis.org/californiacoastclassic

September 10-17, 2022Ride the Rim, Crater Lake, OR, Ride the Rim Crater Lake offers a vehicle-free way to experience Crater Lake National Park with 25 miles and 3,500 feet of climbing. Events will be held on the 10th and the 17th of September at Crater Lake National Park. All federal guidelines in place for the COVID-19 pandemic will be in place to ensure the utmost safety throughout the events., Discover Klamath , 800-445-6728, [email protected], ridetherimoregon.com

September 10-11, 2022Bike MS: Deception Pass Classic, Bike MS, Seattle, WA, Enjoy breathtaking views as you cross the Deception Pass Bridge providing a one-of-a-kind experience as we come together to reach out goal a world free of MS. The Bike MS experience offers route options ranging from 22 to 100 miles and is friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. Camping, meals, and entertainment based out of Skagit County Fairgrounds (501 Taylor ST) in Mt Vernon, WA., Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Katie Gambill, 206-515-4569, [email protected], bikems.org

September 11, 2022Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue, Lake Tahoe, NV, Around Lake Tahoe's 72 mile Shoreline. Fully supported with rest stops, tech support and SAG. 72 miles, 4300 ft vertical gain. Limited to 2000 participants, Curtis Fong, 800-565-2704, 775-771-3246, [email protected], bikethewest.com

September 17, 2022Tour de Vineyards, Outside Events Cycling Series, Palisade, CO, Head to Palisade this fall and enjoy the vineyards, orchards and mesas of Colorado's Western Slope at the 26th annual Tour de Vineyards. Take the leisurely 23-mile route along the Palisade Fruit & Wine Byway, or opt for the 58-mile loop up and over Reeder Mesa., Tracy Powers, [email protected], events.outsideonline.com

September 17-18, 2022Bike MS: Waves to Wine, Bike MS, San Francisco, CA, Join us as we venture from the heart of San Francisco riding across the famous Golden Gate Bridge and overnight in the middle of beautiful wine country. Take your pick from numerous one-day routes with fully supported rest stops along with a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS one pedal stroke at a time, Renata Sahagian, 619-693-8128, [email protected], John Schilder, 415-439-0402, [email protected], wavestowine.org

September 18, 2022GFNY 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 24, 2022Tri-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 24, 2022Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride, Telluride, CO, 17th 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

September 24-25, 2022Bike MS: Cycle the Silver Valley, Bike MS, Coeur d'Alene, ID, Spot moose and bears high up in the rural mountains of Northern Idaho during this Bike MS experience offering route options ranging from 22 to 106 miles over two days. The routes are friendly to all abilities with rest stops every 8-12 miles. Lodging, meals, and entertainment based out of Silver Mountain Resort (610 Bunker Ave) in Kellogg, Brittany Rondello, 425-647-6846, [email protected], Lily King, 206-515-4572, [email protected], bikems.org

September 24, 2022Coldwell Banker Denver Century Ride, Denver, CO, Cycle the City – Discover urban cycling in Denver within a safe, fun & enjoyable experience. 100, 85, 50 and 25 mile courses for every ability. Roll through Downtown Denver, through the burbs, up Lookout Mountain and down the Hogback. Supporting cycling advocacy through ride beneficiary Bicycle Colorado, Start: Shops at Northfield, Bruce Erley, 303-469-7500, [email protected], denvercenturyride.com

September 25-October 1, 2022OATBRAN, Lake Tahoe, NV, 31st 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 25, 2022Tour of the Rio Grande Bicycle Century, Albequerque, NM, The flattest tour in New Mexico taking riders from near the Albuquerque International Sunport south to Bernardo and back! Route distances are 39, 62, 78 and 100 miles. This ride is great for first time or beginning season riders. For experienced riders it's an opportunity to crush existing personal best century times! The tour runs parallel with the Rio Grande exposing riders to the more relaxed side of New Mexican life and the beautiful landscape., Michael Wieclaw, 330-518-4708, [email protected], touroftheriogrande.com

October 8-9, 2022Bike MS: Arizona, Bike MS, Fort McDowell, AZ, Cycle through the beautiful Arizona desert and join a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people with MS along a ride. Whether you pedal through the stunning McDowell Mountain Park loop, up into the off-road mountain bike loop, or onto the road routes that will take you into Fountain Hills and beyond the Arizona desert will surround you with beautiful sunrises, sunsets, cacti and majestic southwestern scenery, Renata Sahagian, 619-693-8128, [email protected], Tanya Marks, 602-753-7550, [email protected], bikemsarizona.org

October 14-16, 2022Sal-orado Bike Rally Event, Sun Lakes, AZ, One focus of the events is the restoration, preservation and conservation of the Salton Sea and the Colorado River with its' wildlife that uses it, another focus is the Humanitarian Aid for the people of this world as well for events 1 and 2. For event 3, the focus is on our National Forests and State Parks along with Humanitarian Aid. For event 4, the focus is on our Military Service Members – People in Uniform and Humanitarian Aid, Timothy Wachholz, [email protected],

October 15, 2022Solvang 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 15-16, 2022Bike MS: Bay to Bay
, Bike MS, Irvine, CA, Join a community of riders dedicated to changing the world for people living with MS one mile at a time. This is an extraordinary cycling adventure taking you along the coast of Orange and San Diego counties. Start your day 1 ride in Irvine, ride along the coast and end your day at the Sheraton Resort and Spa in Carlsbad for good food, good beer and music or challenge yourself by taking in some extra elevation gain of inland San Diego. Day 2 starts with more majestic views of the Pacific Ocean and up Torrey Pines. Grab your finisher medals, some food and beverages at our new finish line, Ingram Plaza. Join us for one day, two days or virtually!, Renata Sahagian, 619-693-8128, [email protected], Lina Aguilon, 619-363-4695, [email protected], biketofinishms.org

October 22, 2022Durango-Farmington Bike Tour, Durango, CO, The ride Starts in Durango, CO at Cundiff Park, where the BMX Track is. You travel south through the Animas Valley until reaching New Mexico. You will then travel the Gas Roads through beautiful Kiffen Canyon on your way to the Road Apple Race Trails before finishing at San Juan College in Farmington, NM, Neil Hannum, 970-759-2126, [email protected], William Farmer, 505-402-3959, [email protected], 2wheelventures.wixsite.com/website

October 23, 2022Day 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 5, 2022Gran Fondo Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV, Las Vegas to Lovell Canyon (via Red Rock Scenic Drive) and back, 100 miles – 8000 of climbing. A Gran Fondo is a long distance, timed cycling event that welcomes competitive, amateur and recreational cyclists of all abilities. Fully supported. Chip Timed., Deborah Bowling, 818-889-2453, [email protected], GranFondoTripleCrown.com, planetultra.com

November 5-6, 2022Sal-orado Bike Rally Event, Parker, AZ, One focus of the events is the restoration, preservation and conservation of the Salton Sea and the Colorado River with its' wildlife that uses it, another focus is the Humanitarian Aid for the people of this world as well for events 1 and 2. For event 3, the focus is on our National Forests and State Parks along with Humanitarian Aid. For event 4, the focus is on our Military Service Members – People in Uniform and Humanitarian Aid, Timothy Wachholz, [email protected],

November 12, 2022Ride the Point, Point Loma, California, The Point Loma Rotary Club is hosting the 8th 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 19, 2022Death 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

November 19, 2022El 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/

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