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

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, 20224 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], Katie , 208-851-0009, [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., Lara Hill, [email protected], raceentry.com/heart-of-idaho-century-ride-/race-information

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 20, 2022Bridger Canyon Century, Bozeman, MT, This challenging 102mile paved loop starts in Bozeman and goes to Wilsall, Clyde Park, Livingston, and returns to Bozeman. It includes some hills (4700 feet of climbing), stunning scenery, and likely afternoon winds. Some refreshments will be provided on the course, but riders should plan to self-support or purchase their preferred refreshments in Clyde Park and/or Livingston. Meet before the ride at Story Mill Community Park on Bridger Drive (inBozeman)for pre-ride snacks and coffee. Be ready to begin the ride at 8:00. Bring 2 water bottles and tools for the ride, Gallatin Valley Bike Club , [email protected].com, gallatinvalleybicycleclub.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 , 720-449-7444, [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/race-the-rails

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], Brittany Burcham, [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, 213.634.3772 , [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, CANCELLED for 2022 DUE TO FIRE CONDITIONS, 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 11, 2022Tour De Acoma, Acoma Pueblo Reservation, NM, 100, 50, and 25-mile cycling event covering distinct and breathtaking scenery on the Acoma Pueblo Reservation. The all paved course offers both the experienced and recreational cyclist a rare opportunity to ride through competitive and challenging race routes., Melvin Juanico, 505-552-7861, [email protected], tourdeacoma.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., Courtney , 949-412-4068, [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 1, 2022Mt. Taylor Challenge, Grants, NM, Road + Dirt = Fun!! The 67 mile distance includes two dirt sectors, 17.5 mile dirt sector that is rolling and 22.5 miles with lots of climbing.46 mile ride has one dirt sector, 22.5 miles, along with most of the climbing. 7:00 am start for both distances. FOUR aid stations. Beautiful scenery. Ride for fun, ride for time; all riders welcome! Proceeds from this event will go to Duke City Wheelmen. Start/finish for both distances is at the Junkyard Brewery, 1634 Route 66, Grants NM, where there will be a post-event BBQ., Jennifer Buntz , 505-306-1443, [email protected], dukecitywheelmen.org

October 8, 2022Park 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 8, 2022Gila 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 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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