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Talbot's Century Ride Calendar

Upcoming Century, Half Century & Family Bike Rides

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Aug 9, 2015Tour d'Organics-SebastopolSebastopol, CAWith four routes to choose from and local, organic bounty at every rest stop, the Tour d’Organics is a west county cycling event not to be missed! Unlike other rides, the ride food we offer is organic, fresh, and locally sourced. The Tour d'Organics offers an educational experience, fueling your athletic pursuits in a way that is healthy for you and the planet. All routes start and end at the Sebastopol Community Cultural Center, and wind through the stunning, west Sonoma County countryside, with all rest stops at local, organic farms. A post-ride meal is included for all participants. If you like beautiful cycling, camaraderie, and fresh, local, organic food, this ride is for you!
Aug 15, 2015Holstein Hundred Fun RidesTomales, CAThe Holstein 100 is an annual bike ride and walk held in rural West Marin, start/finish Tomales, a small town in Northern California. There are multiple ride lengths for different experience levels. All of the routes take riders through the beautiful countryside of West Marin and Sonoma Counties. Family fun available for all, riders and volunteers. Pre-exercise breakfast, rest stop snacks, many local, organic treats, post-meal and entertainment. Shaded patio with live music after the rides. Stunning scenery along beautiful rural roads in West Marin and Sonoma counties. Expansive views of Tomales Bay and Marin County’s spectacular rolling hills along with Holstein cows as you ride. Rides for all levels including one of California’s premier challenging century rides with superior support services and local fabulous food. Get your mooing ready.
Aug 16, 2015Tour of Napa ValleyYountville, CA30 Mile flat coarse through Napa Valley wine country, 65 challenging course with 3,000 ft. of climbing. 100 mile with approximately 5,000 ft. of climbing. BBQ lunch (vegetarian available) at the end of all rides.
Aug 22, 2015Tour de MenloMenlo Park, CADiscover the Tour de Menlo, a beautiful ride down the San Francisco Peninsula with route options that range from moderately hilly to flat. The 100k route is good for experienced rides, while the 60 and 75 k courses are appealing to beginning and mid-level
Aug 29, 2015Butt Sweat & GearsSanta Rosa, CACome join 80 riders on a 80-mile bike ride through beautiful Sonoma County wine country and make a difference along the way. BS&G is an annual bike ride to raise money to build public schools in remote locations of Haiti by working with the locals to build hurricane-resistant schools that are able to teach 400 kids a day along with a meal a day. The annual bike ride has raised enough money to build one school and this year's ride will fund the building of a second school (see www.80forhaiti.com). 80 riders + 80 miles = A School in Haiti. Each BS&G rider has the goal of raising enough to buy 200 bags of cement ($5 a bag). The ride is 80 miles with 3,700' of climbing. A 40 mile route is also available. This is your chance to enjoy a scenic ride and impact a community!
Sep 12, 2015Tour de FuzzSanta Rosa, CAStarting & ending in Santa Rosa, Tour de Fuzz takes you on a cycling adventure — see why Bicycling Magazine chooses Sonoma County as a destination for their annual "Dream Rides". This year, you'll enjoy dozens of new, baby-butt smooth, freshly paved roads on our route (thank you Sonoma County)! Choose from: 50K Enthusiast (35 miles), cruising through some of the most stunning scenery in the world with only a few, small hills; 100K Roadie (63 miles) through beautiful, rolling vineyard landscapes (our most popular ride); 100-mile Commando, an epic ride with an awesome climb over the Geysers (not for the faint hearted!) and optional King/Queen-of-the-Mountain challenge.
Sep 12, 2015Tahoe Sierra CenturySquaw Valley, CATahoe Sierra Century Ride has earned praise for its scenic routes, challenging hill climbs (60 and 100 mile routes), full support services, great food and incredible music.
Sep 12, 2015High Sierra Fall CenturyMammoth Lakes, CAChosen as a “Top Ten Century Bike Ride” in June 2012 by Bicycling Magazine for its “Jaw-Dropping Vistas,” the Mammoth High Sierra Fall Century bike ride is more than just another century bike ride. This is a “Bucket-List” century bike ride and will provide each participant with lifetime memories. The 2014 version of the High Sierra Fall Century bike ride is the 20th year of this amazing event. Our Century route starts and finishes at “The Village” in Mammoth lakes with a mass start and CHP traffic control to get riders out-of-town and onto the main course route safely.
Sep 13, 2015Tour De Tahoe - Bike Big BlueLake Tahoe, NevadaThe 72-mile Tour de Tahoe – Bike Big Blue course circumnavigates the highways clockwise around Lake Tahoe in both Nevada and California. It includes a challenging 800-foot climb to a rest stop overlooking Emerald Bay and a 1,000-foot climb to Spooner Junction. There are also many short rolling ascents and descents totaling over 4024 vertical feet of elevation gain! The altitude ranges between 6,300 feet and 7,100 feet above sea level and the ride is recommended for conditioned recreational bicyclists, not for beginners. Participants must be at least 14 years of age (no children, please) and must be experienced in riding roadways.800-565-2704
Sep 19, 2015Ride the RogueRogue River, OregonAll rides take you through stunning areas of natural beauty and colorful history. From the majestic Table Rocks of Sam’s Valley, to the sparkling Rogue River, the vineyards of Applegate Valley and the lush splendor of Evans Valley, the experience will be one you won’t soon forget. You won’t want to miss the post race celebration at the Palmerton Park Arboretum, a beautiful park nestled along the banks of sparkling Evans Creek. Big trees, green lawns, a pedestrian suspension bridge and the friendly and supportive community make this an amazing place to hold the RTR event. This is also why we limit the amount of riders to 1200 as this location is special and it would be difficult to replace without losing the true quality of the experience. Ride the Rogue is more than a ride, it showcases the splendor of Southern Oregon’s incredible beauty, it’s people and epicurean delights.541-582-4488
Sep 19, 2015Veteran's Victory Velo Bike Ride-V3 HopfestSan Ramon, CAThe Dougherty Valley/San Ramon Rotary Club is once again hosting V3 Hopfest, an annual event, benefiting veterans organizations and other causes of the Dougherty Valley/San Ramon Rotary Foundation. Come join us for a 30, 60, or 100 mile ride and then stay for the Hopfest featuring, beer, food and music. Or just join us for the Hopfest!
Sep 19, 2015Santa Clarita Century RideSanta Clarita, CAReady to explore new territory? The 7th Annual Santa Clarita Century, Saturday September 19, 2015 features ALL NEW and challenging routes for its 100, 50 and 25 mile rides. Presented by Chiquita Canyon Landfill and the City of Santa Clarita to benefit Child & Family Center, cyclists will discover amazing scenery and the beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley and its surrounding rural communities. Rides start/finish at Mann Biomedical Park in Santa Clarita and include fully supported course with themed rest stops, mobile tech support, delicious after ride BBQ meal, craft beer, bands & more!! For start times and registration, visit www.santaclaritacentury.com.(661) 255-6847 ext. 3018
Sep 19, 2015Silicon Valley Tour de CoopMountain View-Los Altos, CANo better way to connect with your neighbors and community than coop tours! Be inspired by your local chicken raising families and their creative coops! Find out how your left over food can be used to help feed your chickens for eggs and how they help with the garden compost! A self-guided tour map will be emailed to all those registered for the event through eventbrite about 1 week before the event. This year, we have added some fun and social food events right after the Coop Tour. Currently we have two Post Coop Tour gathering event that start at 4 PM. One event will take place in downtown San Jose at a coop stop and garden and another in Mountain View. This event is FREE and open to anyone with an interest in coops, chickens, biking and urban farming! Simply register, get the email with the map, and print out the Tour De Coop map, select your coop tour, and GO! The event and coops will be open from 9 AM to 4 PM.
Sep 20, 2015Surf City AIDS RideSanta Cruz, CA100, 65, 30, and 12 mile ride options (no extreme climbs!) that take riders south down the coast, through rolling hills, and strawberry fields. There are 7 rest stops in total including the famous Gizdich pie stop. This year we will have a hot post ride meal for the longer rides and an option to buy the meal for the shorter rides. Fundraising is greatly encouraged! Raise a minimum of $300 and receive a limited edition t-shirt. Raise a minimum and receive the 2015 ride jersey. There is no registration fee for fundraisers, but we expect you to meet your fundraising goal. 100% of the event proceeds go to the Santa Cruz AIDS Project831-427-3900 ext 123
Sep 26, 2015Canary ChallengePalo Alto, CAThe Canary Challenge is a fully supported bike ride, offering 5-kilometer, 50-kilometer, 75-kilometer, 100-kilometer and 100-mile rides — all with multiple food and water stops, mechanical and medical assistance, and plenty of SWAG. The rides cater to all levels of cycling strength — from children, to fixed gear bikes and tandems, to time trial champions, and Pros — the Canary Challenge is a ride for the family! The rides cruise through the foothills of the Bay Area Peninsula, with the 100K and 100-mile routes taking cyclists up and over Skyline Boulevard, through Pescadero and San Gregorio, onto Highway 1, and up the coast. A benefit for the Stanford Cancer Institute.
Sep 26, 2015Lighthouse CenturyMorro Bay, CAAll three routes leave Morro Bay on scenic Highway 1, with vistas of Morro Rock and the Estero Bay shoreline. Those taking the Old Creek 85 Route travel up the winding, oak-tree-shaded and challenging Old Creek Road while those choosing the Century Route make the long climb up Highway 46. Both of these routes turn around at the Donati Family Vineyard rest stop and enjoy the long Highway 46 downhill with its breathtaking views of the coast. Those choosing the Coastal 65 Route remain on Highway 1 throughout. All riders enjoy a rest stop at Cambria's Shamel Park and then continue north along the San Simeon coast to the turnaround rest stop at the Cypress Tree Vista just below the Elephant Seal Observation area. Be sure to look for zebras on the Hearst Ranch property. The Shamel Park rest stop again serves all riders as they return to the start. Hopefully the return ride from Cypress Tree Vista will be tailwind-aided all the way to Morro Bay High School and a well-earned post-ride BBQ.
Sep 26, 2015Napa Valley Ride to defeat ALSYountville, CAThe Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALS and Walk is a one-day cycling event, this year on September 26th, designed to appeal to every level of rider. We offer a 100-mile route (century), TWO 62-mile route (metric centuries) - one "lite" route and a NEW challenge route, a 24-mile route, and a 12-mile route. We also have a short walk around the Yountville Veterans Home for any non-cyclists! Every participant can count on support from start to finish with rest stops, SAG vehicles, and route monitors. Upon completing the tour, riders are welcomed back by cheering crowds and finish line festivities that include entertainment, a delicious BBQ lunch, and more.
Sep 26, 2015Knoxville Fall Classic Double CenturyVacaville, CA2014 info not available yet. 2013 info listed. The ride will start & finish at Vacaville’s Pena Adobe Park. It’s right off I-80, just west of Vacaville. We ride north thru Fairfield, over Mt. George, up the Napa Valley, over Howell Mtn, then along Lake Berryessa on Knoxville Road, all the way to Lower Lake, site of the lunch stop. The afternoon course heads up Siegler Canyon and over Cobb Mountain via Loch Lomond, then heads south into Middletown & Pope Valley, back beside Berryessa, then finally down Pleasants Valley.
Sep 26, 2015McCloud Bike-toberfestMcCloud, CAThe Great Shasta Rail Trail Association and the McCloud Chamber of Commerce invite mountain and road bike enthusiasts to enjoy a day of fun in historic McCloud. The event features supported rides through the beautiful forests surrounding the town. Mountain bikers will enjoy either a 12 mile trip to and from the Great Shasta Rail Trail (GSRT), riding through the historic Old Mill property or a 30 mile trip featuring a single track trip along the McCloud River. Road bike enthusiasts can choose a short ride to and from Friday’s Retreat & Fly Fishing Ranch (12 miles) or a 30 mile ride to and from the McCloud Dam – enjoying exquisite views of Mt. Shasta on the return leg. After your ride, plan to stay in town and enjoy lunch and our downtown festival. There will be music, booths, beer, and wine. The Ride-on-Race folks will again manage cyclo-cross races (4 levels) – fun to watch or ride! The GSRT (www.greatshastarailtrail.org) will benefit.
Sep 27, 2015Princess Challenge Bike RideFolsom, CAWhat started as a promenade has turned into a challenge! In 2007 we launched the Princess Promenade as a way to trick women into exercise via the bike. Yes, we did. But then, something happened. Women came from all around to ride the American River bike trail and each year they rode further and further. In 2015 we moved the start to the Sierra Nevada foothills of Folsom, California and threw down a challenge – a Princess Challenge! Can you hang with a royal princess? Ride with us to find out!(916) 705-3443
Sep 27, 2015The Harvest RideHopland, CAThe Harvest Ride, celebrating its 17th year, will start and finish just outside the town of Hopland at Fetzer Vineyards in beautiful Mendocino County. Join us for miles of breathtaking views and the changing colors of the Harvest Season. Regardless of the route you choose, you will be pampered by our fabulously refreshing rest stops. After the ride, please join us for a fresh grilled lunch, cold drinks and live music at the picturesque Fetzer barn. The first 300 registered riders will receive a goody bag including a commemorative water bottle . All proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Ukiah. There are 4 routes to choose from: A Hilly Metric Century, including a times section (with prizes) up the Boonville grade, a Rolling Metric Century through the vineyards and orchards of the Ukiah Valley, a 31 mile Fun Ride, which is a shortened version of the Rolling Metric Century and an 11 mile Family ride. Use the discount code "Talbots" for 10% off your registration fee!
Oct 3, 2015Konocti Challenge Lakeport, CAVoted Cycle California! Magazine's Best Metric Century of 2015, the 25th Annual Konocti Challenge Century is a beast!! With over 6200 feet of vertical climb, your legs will be burning! Never fear though, there are 3 other rides to choose from - 40 mile, 65 mile and the 20 mile Fun Ride. The 65 and 100 mile routes both give you the opportunity to ride AROUND the largest natural lake in California breathing the cleanest air in the state. Ride through pastoral vineyards, towering pine trees, mountain roads, rural pastures, beautiful lake views - all on one ride! We boast a VERY unique rest stop competition with all 7 strategically placed rest stops are competing for your vote so you just never know what fun you may encounter! The end of ride greets you with the world famous chicken and steak BBQ right on the shore of the lake with entertainment, beautiful views of the lake, massage and much more!
Oct 4, 2015Mount Diablo ChallengeDanville, CAThe Save Mount Diablo Challenge, presented by CA Technologies, is traditionally, an 11.2 mile timed bike ride, starting at Athenian School in Danville and climbing up Southgate Road 3,249 feet to the summit of Mount Diablo. We now have a Junction Wave which will end at Mt. Diablo's Junction at 6.5 miles and 1,578 feet elevation gain- great for those building their climbing skills! 1,000 cycling enthusiasts compete and prizes are awarded for several categories in a ceremony at the summit with food and beverages for all. All proceeds benefit Save Mount Diablo’s land conservation efforts.(925) 947-3535
Oct 10, 2015Bass Lake Powerhouse Double CenturyClovis, CAThe Fresno Cycling Club is known for providing cyclists the notorious Climb to Kaiser. On October 10th 2015 they will be extending their tradition of quality rides with the 11th annual Bass Lake Powerhouse Double Century. We invite all serious cyclist from around the country to ride in the splendid beauty of the western Sierra Nevada mountain range. The route chosen will have about 10,500 feet of climbing. Registration fee discount will be given to those who sign up before September 1, 2015.
Oct 10, 2015Asti Tour de VineCloverdale, CAJoin your hosts, the Cloverdale Rotary for the 7th annual Asti Tour de Vine, a 25k, 50k, 100k, or 100m (century) bicycle tour. The tour is on Saturday, October 11, 2014, and takes place in Northern Sonoma County, California’s breathtaking wine country. This exclusive ride is limited in size, and is a fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Cloverdale. October is the perfect season for a bike tour in beautiful Northern Sonoma County. Ride on uncrowded routes through charming rural valleys, past autumn-hued vineyards, alongside the meandering Russian River, and on pathways overlooking Lake Sonoma. We have many rides to choose from, including the easy carefree 25k for the beginner rider and our extreme 100 mile challenge we call the Rockpile Rumble. Along the way, enjoy our harvest-themed rest stops, SAG support. At the end of your ride, a bountiful luncheon, prepared by the Cloverdale Rotary Club and served with Cellar No.8 wines, awaits you in the historic Asti Winery’s courtyard.
Oct 10, 2015Shasta Wheelmen Jamboree RidesRedding, CAamboree Rides featuring the Super Century Date set for 2015 Jamboree Rides Because our first fall Jamboree Rides (Oct 11th) was such a great success, we will again hold the Jamboree Rides in October next year. The 2015 Jamboree Rides will be held Saturday, October 10th.
Oct 10, 2015Sacramento CenturySacramento, CAAll four rides start and end in front of 500 Capitol Mall. With the sun rising over the State Capitol, all rides cross the Sacramento River on the Tower Bridge and head South towards Isleton. The Full Century rides as far as Isleton, while progressively shorter loops create the Metric Century, ½ Century and Easy Fun Ride. The Full Century Includes 6 Delta Islands and a Ferry Crossing. This is a fun and flat ride to end your ride season! The Full Century ride is less than a 1000 ft elevation change, mostly going up and down island levees.
Oct 10, 2015The Golden Hills CenturyKnights Ferry, CAThe Stanislaus County Bicycle Club invites you to ride with us in the inaugural Golden Hills Century. Enjoy a fun-filled family event that celebrates the charm and beauty of the golden California foothills. The 2015 Golden Hills Century features three routes at different cycling levels on the rural roads of the Sierra Nevada foothills, starting and ending in historic Knights Ferry. October is the perfect season for a bike tour on popular cycling roads of Stanislaus County. This bicycle tour is a fundraising event supporting the Second Harvest Food Bank’s Food 4 Thought program. We also support many other local projects, including bicycle safety, bicycle advocacy, helmets for kids, ride leader training, and Share-The-Road-Signs.
Oct 10, 2015Wine & Roses Bicycle RideTempleton, CAWelcome to the premier boutique wine country ride on the Central Coast. Come enjoy the beautiful scenery and outstanding terrain. The Central Coast offers some of the best rides available to cyclists. When you are finished, come celebrate your ride with a scrumptious BBQ and enjoy premier wines from Wild Horse Winery. This is a place to be among friends, old and new. Afterwards, enjoy the beautiful Templeton downtown park and explore our quaint downtown with unique shops and amazing eateries. You can also explore our world class wineries just minutes away. The Templeton Wine and Roses Bicycle Ride is limited to 350 participants.
Oct 10, 2015Yuba-Sutter Pink October Ride for AwarenessYuba City, CAYuba-Sutter Ride For Awareness will feature a 20 mile and 40 mile course and metric century that will showcase the beautiful Sutter county rural areas. This ride will benefit Pink October, Geweke’s Caring For Women Foundation. The ride will be held Saturday October 10th and is open to all cyclists at all skill levels. Check in begins at 7am and routes open at 8am. There will be fully stocked rest stops at approximately 10 miles and 20 miles. Post ride will include a meal, community vendor fair and raffle.
Oct 17, 2015Solvang Autumn Double CenturySolvang, CAust as beautiful, but significantly more challenging than the Spring event! A spectacular double century route in Southern California’s most popular cycling region! 194 miles with about 11,500' of climbing!

Talbot's Gran Fondo Calendar

Upcoming Gran Fondo Rides

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Sep 12, 2015Gran Fondo Whistler-British Columbia, CanadaVancouver, B.C, CanadaImagine for one day, the best possible cycling roads are closed to traffic. Before you is an epic route with challenging climbs and thrilling descents. All you have to do is concentrate on the beauty around you. You're feeling fit and you're lined up for a huge ride with thousands of your fellow cyclists. It's not a race, so there's no pressure. You can ride whatever pace you want. You can even stop for a sandwich along the way - they're provided. And no matter what pace you choose, you're not likely going to be riding alone. There will be a fast bunch at the front if you want to keep up with them and you can count on local spectators cheering along the way. The scenery is better than you would see in a magazine. The ride ends with a massage and a party, and everyone’s invited.
Sep 12, 2015Mammoth Gran FondoMammoth Lakes, CAChosen by Bicycling Magazine for its Jaw-Dropping Vistas, the Mammoth High Sierra Fall Century and Gran Fondo ride takes you through breath-taking Mono County with views of Mono Lake, the majestic Eastern High Sierra and the White Mountains. The Gran Fondo and the 100 Mile century routes are the same and have the same rest stops, support and after-ride meal and festival, however, Gran Fondo riders will have timing chips and timed ride results provided at the end of the ride based on age and gender.
Sep 13, 2015Giro di San Diego GranFondo - RoadSolana Beach, CATiming : Chip timed course with KOM/QOM, raffle prizes for all age categories for specified climbs on the Gran Fondo course. Breakfast: No one rides hungry! Join us for Breakfast at the Expo, 6:30 - 9:00am. We will be serving coffee, orange juice, muffins, and bagels. Rest Stops: Fully stocked and staffed rest stops at strategic locations along all courses. Post Ride Feast: Feast in the true Italian tradition after the ride. Beer, wine, and other beverages are available. Massage: Post ride massage at the EXPO. Freebies: A goodie bag and awesome finishers medal.
Sep 13, 2015Challenge FondoDurham, CAThe Challenge Gran Fondo 100, Medio Fondo 65 and Breve Fondo 50 routes offer riders mass-start, timed events, traveling a tough hilly course on mostly lightly-traveled back-roads, with just a few city intersections. Check-ins will be monitored at each rest stop, and you’ll be motivated by the thought of crossing the finish line! The Piccolo 30 is a more leisurely flat ride through the orchards and farms south and west of Chico. It offers a relaxed starting time window, and it is not a timed event. There will be 3 and 10 mile fun rides also to offer fun events for all ages and riding styles!
Sep 13, 2015Sierra Valley Gran FondoLoyalton, CASierra Valley, located in beautiful Sierra & Plumas County, provides unsurpassed viewing and riding pleasures. The air is sensuously sweet, and crisp. Conifer and aspen forests edge her boundaries. The larger valley is dappled with crops, pastures, .. and wildflowers in the spring. Many meadows are laced with meandering streams. Cattle share the pastures with deer, antelope, and other wildlife. If you’re lucky, you might see a cattle drive. Sierra Valley boasts beautiful birding, as well. Come hear the meadowlarks and the song of redwing black birds. Ride serenity.
Sep 13, 2015Giro di San Diego Trail Quest Adventure - Mountain BikeSolana Beach, CAThe 30 mile route is timed with KOM/QOM on Raptor Ridge. The 10 mile route is not timed. Prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers for men and women on the Raptor Ridge climb. Prizes will be available at the Bike and Fitness Expo. Fully stocked rest stops and staffed rest stops at strategic locations along the course. Post Ride Party:Feast in the true Italian tradition at the post-ride party. Beer, wine, and other beverages will be available. The post-ride party is located at Fletcher Cove, a short 15 minute drive west. Massage: Post ride massage at the EXPO. Freebies: A goodie bag and awesome finishers medal.
Sep 19, 2015Tehachapi Gran FondoTehachapi, CA97 miles on an exhilarating ride beginning and ending in Downtown Tehachapi. This ride will take participants past the world famous Tehachapi Loop, through the rolling foothills of Golden Hills, into the wooded heights of Alpine Forest, into the gorgeous residential communities of Bear Valley and Stallion Springs, and past the towering wind turbines of eastern slope. Enjoy grand vistas, twisting turns and lung challenging ascents as you climb and descend over 7,691 vertical feet.
Oct 3, 2015Levi's Gran FondoSanta Rosa, CAIn an effort to make Levi’s GranFondo a ride in which almost any cyclist can participate, riders in the GranFondo have the choice of three separate routes. Regardless of what type of riding appeals to you or what fitness level you’re currently enjoying, we’ve got a route that works for you.
Oct 10, 2015The Jensie Gran Fondo of MarinNovato, CAThe Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin is going to be the first of what will become an annual event in Marin County. Joining the riders for the day, world re-nowned and equally-loved professional cyclist Jens Voigt will be riding alongside registrants as they tour the beautiful and scenic Marin County. Riders will have the choice of three ride distances: The Breakaway (40 miles), The Presidential (70 miles), and the Jens Voigt signature "Shut Up Legs" (100 miles). The Marin County Bicycle Coalition the most important cycling advocacy organization in Marin County will benefit directly from this event. The Jensie Gran Fondo of Marin will feature a vibrant sponsor expo area for all riders including gourmet food from Farmshop, local beer from Lagunitas, and live music. The expo area will also include dozens of local food, drink, and cycling partners. We look forward to riding with you on an extraordinary day on the bike.415-380-1882
Nov 15, 2015Giro Della Costa CentraleAvila Beach, CAThe Giro Della Costa Centrale presented by VisitAvilaBeach.com offers participants a Classic Italian Cycling Festival with four timed rides through the beautiful California Central Coast. Enjoy scenic coastal and wine country vistas, in 70 degree fall weather over rolling miles of clean open road. The event weekend features a Saturday Pro Panel Reception with Bob Roll and other special guests, plus a post-ride Festivale Italiano with five star Northern Italian cuisine from Buona Tavola, award winning local wines, craft beers and classic Italian music! All rides will host a variety of pro cyclists to challenge the field. Giro PINK jerseys go to all top riders.
Apr 30, 2016California Girls Series-Women's Gran FondoCalistoga, CAReady for more women’s cycling events that are fun, inspiring, and challenging? We are hosting the second annual Women’s Gran Fondo™ on Saturday, April 30, 2016 in the spa-soaked town of Calistoga, California! Join us for this exciting expansion to women’s cycling as we merge the prestigious cachet of a gran fondo with the pamper-rich, high caliber women’s events we are known for. Plan for a weekend of riding, relaxing, and rejuvenation. And book early. The event is limited to 500 riders and will sell out – and so will rooms in the area.(916) 705-3443

Multi-Day Cycling Events

Upcoming Multi-Day Cycling Events Calendar

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Sep 19, 2015Unkown Coast Weekend 9/19-9/20Ferndale, CAWhat a great ride this is – we carry all of your stuff and you get to cruise on some of the quietest and most scenic roads in the state. You will start riding through the lush, green Eel River Valley on meandering roads that weave their way through groves of majestic redwoods trees, then you'll ride along the beaches of Cape Mendocino; and finally, along the crest of Rainbow Ridge, which has some of the best views anywhere. Registration includes optional camping at the Fairgrounds on Friday night, luggage transportation, detailed route map, overnight accommodations at the Mattole Camp & Retreat Center, on-road support, post-ride snacks, dinner, breakfast and SAG support... and plenty of fun! 530.343.8356
Sep 26, 2015California Coast Classic 9/26-10/3San Francisco-Los Angeles - 8 daysThe Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bike Tour is an 8 day, 525 mile ride that starts in San Francisco on September 26th and finishes in Los Angeles on October 3rd. This tour follows Highway One and makes stops in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Big Sur, San Simeon, Cambria, Buellton and Ventura. Riders are provided with training, fundraising, and logistical support, as well as SAG vehicles, marked routes, fully stocked aid stations and wonderful meals. The ride is limited to the 1st 300 participants and will sell out. More information can be found at www.CaliforniaCoastClassic.org or by emailing arobertson@arthritis.org
Sep 26, 2015Bike MS: Waves to Wine 9/26-9/27San Francisco to SonomaBike MS: Waves to Wine Ride is one of the most picturesque rides in the country – the Golden Gate Bridge, Pacific Ocean, and Sonoma County vineyards and farmlands are just a few of the sites you will see. The ride can be customized based on your fitness level and interest. We offer route options of 40, 82, and 104 on Saturday and 52 or 75 miles on Sunday. Bike MS: Waves to Wine Ride is a two-day fully supported ride that includes six meals, generous amenities, stocked rest stops every 12-15 miles, SAG vehicles, camping, spirited festivities, and a wine & beer garden. As one of the most monumental achievements any rider can experience in a lifetime, Bike MS is both a weekend-long and lifelong stance against MS.415-230-6678
Sep 27, 2015OATBRAN - "One Awesome Tour Bike Ride Across Nevada"Stateline, NevadaIMAGINE… A lone rider stares out at the horizon and the trail that lay before him. It will be a long day challenging the elements, climbing and descending summits, and facing the solitude of the wide-open spaces. He takes a long drink of water as a welcomed breeze greets the beads of sweat on his brow and the fragrant smell of sage and juniper fills the air. As he mounts up, he glances back from where he has already come. As far as he can see, he is surrounded by the awesome beauty of the Great Basin … massive mountain ranges that rise from wide valley floors. It is this panorama that reminds him of what it was that brought him west in the first place. As he rides out, visions of a hearty meal, a cold drink and tales of the day’s adventure shared with other riders, is what he looks forward to at the end of the day.800-565-2704
Oct 10, 2015Coastal Challenge-Santa Monica to Santa Barbara 10/10-10/11Santa Monica, CABike MS Coastal Challenge: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara is more than a ride; it's an unfortettable experience that will take you further than you've gone before. Challenge yourself to conquer the miles, tackle the hills, and fundraiser to support the 20,000 people living with MS in our communities. It's more than a ride; it's Bike MS.310.479.4456

Upcoming Bike Expos & Events Calendar

Upcoming Bicycle Expos & Events

DateEvent NameLocationDescriptionPhone
Sep 19, 2015Silicon Valley Tour de CoopMountain View-Los Altos, CANo better way to connect with your neighbors and community than coop tours! Be inspired by your local chicken raising families and their creative coops! Find out how your left over food can be used to help feed your chickens for eggs and how they help with the garden compost! A self-guided tour map will be emailed to all those registered for the event through eventbrite about 1 week before the event. This year, we have added some fun and social food events right after the Coop Tour. Currently we have two Post Coop Tour gathering event that start at 4 PM. One event will take place in downtown San Jose at a coop stop and garden and another in Mountain View. This event is FREE and open to anyone with an interest in coops, chickens, biking and urban farming! Simply register, get the email with the map, and print out the Tour De Coop map, select your coop tour, and GO! The event and coops will be open from 9 AM to 4 PM.
Oct 25, 2015Cargo Bike FestivalSan Jose, CAAll are invited, from the Bay Area and beyond; cargo bike fabricators, owners, families, couriers, vendors, non-profits, small businesses and community members; anyone interested in creating a Cargo Bike Revolution, ending our everyday dependance on automobiles to move people and things around. With cargo bike demonstrations, presentations, workshops, test-rides, information & activities, including competitions: a race, "Best of" contests, obstacle course, etc. Come share the bike you love! The Bay Area Cargo Bike Collective is hosting this festival in the heart of the South Bay to kick-off our organizing efforts. To learn more about the Cargo Bike Collective's work and goals, check out http://urbanbybike.com/cbc/ Membership applications will be available at this event. 408.755.6109