Party Pardee Century — April 6, 2019 This 65-mile bike ride through the rolling foothills of Amador and Calaveras counties starts at Howard Park in Ione. A scaled-down version of 50 miles also available. Sponsored by Sacramento Bike Hikers.
Hemet Double Century and Century — April 6, 2019 The southern California ride, ongoing since 1965, is a giant figure-8 loop of two 100-mile rides; a 100-mile only option is possible for either loop. Course closes at 10 p.m.
California Classic — April 6, 2019 A 10-mile section of the Sierra Freeway (Route 168) is closed to cars for this bike ride that starts in Fresno. Three options of 35, 60, 100 miles. (All riders must start at 7 a.m.)
Tierra Bella 2019 — April 13, 2019 The annual ride is actually four different routes, from flat to hilly. The rides comprise 60K, 100K, 100 hilly miles and 126 hilly miles, all leaving from Gilroy. Sponsored by the Almaden Cycle Touring Club.
Tour de Danish Bike Ride —
April 14, 2018 2019 TBA The bike ride begins with a paced mass start after the Lindsay Orange Blossom Festival in Lindsay. A timed ride, 5 minutes are deducted for every pastry consumed along the 25-mile course. Presented by Svenhard’s Swedish Bakery and Sequoia-Visalia Kiwanis
Mr. Frog’s Wild Ride — April 13, 2019 The 100K and 50K bike rides from Murphy’s explores southwestern Calaveras County. The fund-raiser for Feeney Park, a public park created and maintained by volunteers in the historic Mother Lode town. Prizes are offered. BBQ at the finish.
Sierra Century — April 20, 2019 The event offers a metric century and metric half century. Homebased at Amador County Fairgrounds in Plymouth (camp at fairgrounds Friday night). Both routes will go through Ione, the Half-Metric returning to Plymouth from there. The Full Metric will climb to Sutter Creek and then continue on to Volcano before returning through Fiddletown.
Napa Valley Cycle for Sight — April 20, 2019 Three options — 50, 25 and 15 miles — to raise funds for an eyesight and veterans program of the Rotary International chapter in Napa. Starts and ends at Justin Siena High School.
Boob Rides — 2019 TBA Charity bike ride for the Susan G. Komen 3 Day Walk, the Avon 39 Walk to End Breast Cancer, and the Young Survival Coalition. Either start at the Irvine Amtrak station or in Solana Beach; both rides end at the Tidewater Tavern in Solana Beach. Presented by FUN 4 GOOD, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Alpine Challenge — No ride in 2019 A premier ride in the eastern San Diego County mountains. Route comprise 25 miles, 50 miles, and 62 miles. Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Alpine..
Wildflower Century (Creston) — April 27, 2019 Presented by San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club, the ride features five route options — 45 to 97 miles — for a scenic bike ride through scenic valleys and isolated mountains of San Luis Obispo County
50-Mile Ride — April 27, 2019 A mountain bike ride to raise money for Team Rwanda Cycling and World Bicycle Relief. 25- and 10-mile routes also offered. Meets in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Bike Around the Buttes — April 27, 2019 This is a fund-raiser for the Diabetes Center of Yuba Sutter. Four courses — 20, 40, 65, and 100 miles. All routes have 7 miles of rolling hills .
Tour de OC — April 27, 2019 University campus, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Supports Royal Family Kids summer camp for abused children.
L’Etape California — Summer 2018 (TBA) The ride covers 80 miles and 11,000 feet of elevation gain in north Los Angeles to summit Mt. Baldy, an Amgen Tour of California summit finish for the May 2017 race.
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