California Bicycle Ride Calendar — August

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Marin County Century and the Mt. Tam Double — Aug. 5, 2017 Six bike ride options are offered; 50K, 100K, Marin Century, Mount Tam Century, 220K, and Mt. Tam Double Century. Limited to 2,000 riders. All rides start at the Marin County Fairgrounds in San Rafael. Sponsored by the Marin Cyclist Bike Club.

Tour de Big Bear — Aug. 5, 2017 Five route options are offered in the mountains of Southern California — tours of 25, 50, 70, and 107 miles and a 125-mile Gran Fondo with 12,000 feet of climbing. Leaves from the Village at Big Bear Lake.

Tour d’Organics – Sebastopol — Aug. 13, 2016 Visit organic farms in the Sebastopol area on 35, 65, or 100-mile bike rides. Loops begin at Sebastopol community center; sponsored by OrganicAthletic.

Cool Breeze — Aug. 19, 2017 Four bike ride routes up the coast and into the mountains, leaving from Ventura. Distances — 38 miles, 60 miles, 102 miles and 124 miles. The Double Metric is a Brevet sanctioned by the Randonneurs USA and features 8,500 feet of climbing.

Tour of Napa Valley — Aug. 20, 2017 Three options are available for cyclists — 100 miles, 65 miles, and 30 miles. Bike tours start at the Yountville Veterans Home and proceeds over Ink Grade, Pope Valley, or Mt. Veeder, depending on the route. Sponsored by the Eagle Cycling Club of Napa.

Ride 4 DiabetesAug. 26, 2017 The charity ride for American Diabetes Association features options of 90k, 60k, 18k and Bunny routes in the West Valley of Santa Clara County. SAG, sweep, and rest stops on all routes. Lunch, entertainment and vendors are provided at the staging area DeAnza College, Cupertino.

Bike the Bay — Aug. 27, 2017 Ride your bike across the Coronado Bay Bridge. The 25-mile bike ride is limited to the first 2,500 entrants. Takes in San Diego, Coronado, Imperial Beach, Chula Vista and National City. Benefits San Diego County Bicycle Coalition.

Bike and Brew Fest — TBA Supports the US Bicycling Hall of Fame in Davis.

Mt. Shasta Summit Century  TBA Four rides of 139, 100, 60 and 30 miles. The “super century” features 16,500 feet of climbing; all the rides take in the Alpine scenery of Mt. Shasta in the Shasta – Trinity National Forest. Starts about midway between Redding and Yreka. Sponsored by Mountain Wheelers.

Tour de Peninsula — TBA Coyote Point Park on San Francisco Bay in San Mateo is the focal point of this recreational bike ride. Ride options of 21, 32, and 63 miles are offered as well as shorter rides for families with kids. Barbecuing, picnicking and other activities are available. Proceeds to San Mateo County Parks and Car-free Sunday Bicycling on Canada Road. (Information in .doc format.)

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  1. john cotter

    MEMO: Your calendar is for 2012. It is now . . . 2013.

    Just trying to help.

  2. sue pollock

    Please add to your 2013 calendar the Tour of Novato on May 4th, 2013. The Metric Century is only $50 and would be an excellent training ride for the Eschelon Granfondo on May 18th. Shorter courses are $25. The Tour of Novato (http://www.tourofnovato.org/) will benefit Novato schools.

  3. Kelly Donohue

    I would like to add the below information to both your August rides and your Charity rides. I did not see an e-mail address for contact information so I’m assuming this is the right place to leave that information :)

    August 22,d 2015
    4th Annual Central Coast Classique

    Heritage Square Park, Arroyo Grande in San Luis Obispo County
    Full century (100 mi.), metric century (64 mi.), & half metric century (30 mi.) bike rides in San Luis Obispo County. The 30 mi. ride boasts coastal views of Pismo with an amazing rest stop and turnaround on the boardwalk in Avila Beach. The metric century continues through the wine country in Edna Valley and onto Lopez Lake. The century continues on to rolling hills through the country-side of Huasna Valley. This ride benefits local non-profits the San Luis Obispo Law Enforcement Assistance Foundation & Creative Mediation.

    All riders receive swag, lunch, fully stocked rest stops, SAG support, and a post-ride BBQ, with music and expo! Every rider receives a WINE TASTING PUNCH CARD to track their ride & receive free tastings for a week!

    Early Bird : $60 / Regular : $70 / Late : $80. 10% discount for law enforcement, military, & groups of 4+. For more info call (805) 549-0442 or visit http://www.centralcoastclassique.com

  4. Kelly Donohue

    I would like to add the below information to both your August rides and your Charity rides.

    August 27th 2016
    5th Annual Central Coast Classique
    Heritage Square Park, Arroyo Grande in San Luis Obispo County

    Ride through happiest place on earth! Full century (100 mi.), metric century (64 mi.), & half metric century (30 mi.) bike rides in San Luis Obispo County. The 30 mi. ride boasts coastal views of Pismo with an amazing rest stop and turnaround on the boardwalk in Avila Beach. The metric century continues through the wine country in Edna Valley and onto Lopez Lake. The century continues on to rolling hills through the country-side of Huasna Valley. This ride benefits local non-profits the San Luis Obispo Law Enforcement Assistance Foundation & Creative Mediation.

    ….and then TASTE the wines of the Central Coast for the following week.

    To celebrate our 5th year, all cyclists will be receiving commemorative medals. With ride purchase, cyclist will receive swag bag, wine tasting punch card, lunch, fully stocked rest stops, and a post ride BBQ celebration!

    *military, law enforcement & group discounts available

    Early Bird : $75 / Regular : $85 / Late : $95 / 10% discount for law enforcement, military, & groups of 4+. For more info call (805) 549-0442 or visit http://www.centralcoastclassique.com

  5. John Noone

    I would like to add the following information to your August 2017 calendar. The Ride4Diabetes event is a fundraiser for American Diabetes Assn held on August 26th. It has 90k, 60k, 18k and Bunny routes in the West Valley of Santa Clara County. SAG, sweep, and rest stops on all routes. Lunch, entertainment and vendors are provided at the staging area DeAnza College, Cupertino. More info at Ride4Diabetes (http://www.ride4diabetes.org/)

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