Sequoia Century — June 4, 2017 Western Wheelers Bicycle Club of Palo Alto presents three fully supported challenging routes through the Santa Cruz Mountains of 56, 71 and 113 miles.
Los Angeles River Ride — June 4, 2017 Four bike ride options — 36, 50, 70 and 100 miles — as well as family and kid ride options start at Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach. Offered by Los Angeles Bicycle Coalition.
AIDS Lifecycle June 4-10, 2017 A 545-mile fund-raiser bike ride from San Francisco Los Angeles. Sponsored by San Francisco AIDS Foundation and L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center.
Climate Ride California Central Coast — June 9-13, 2017 The bike tour explores the Pacific Coast from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo at 37 to 73 miles per day.
Ride Ataxia NorCal — June 10, 2017 Route options of 1.5, 10, 23, and 52 miles on scenic country roads in the Central Valley leaving from Winters Community Center in Winters. Benefits the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance, which is researching a cure for the debilitating, life-shortening neuro-muscular disorder. Outback Steakhouse provides post-ride food.
The Wildest Ride (aka Auburn Century) — June 10, 2017 Calling itself the wildest ride in the West, the bike ride features three bike ride options: 140, 110, and 80 miles. Includes the Iowa Hill Time Trial, a timed-course up the 13.5% average grade, 1.75-mile climb.
Bike the Bridges — June 10, 2017 The fund-raiser for Special Olympics of Northern California offers four options — routes of 25 miles, 50K, 100K, and 100 miles. All routes pass over the Benicia and Carquinez Bridges. Free lunch to riders and discounts to beer festival. Starts at Martinez waterfront.
Tour de Cure – Long Beach (Ship to Shore) — June 10, 2017.
Tour de Cure – Silicon Valley — June 11, 2017 Starts at 3000 Hanover Street, Palo Alto. Fund-raiser for American Diabetes Association.
Mendocino Monster — See May calendar
CF Cycle for Life – Half Moon Bay — June 17, 2017 The Cycle for Life bike rides raise money for research and treatment for cystic fibrosis, an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems of some 30,000 adults and children in the US. Options of 25, 40 and 60 miles in and around coastal Half Moon Bay.
Mile High Century — June 17, 2017 This ride has a ride history of more than 30 years. The Lake Almanor Basin Indian Valley bike ride meets at Chester Park. Three options — 108, 56 and 33 miles — are available. All riders get an Elks Lodge spaghetti feed.
Sierra to the Sea Bicycle Tour — June 17-24, 2017 Covers some 420 miles from the Mother Lode in the Sierra Nevada, through the Sacramento and Napa Valleys to the Pacific Coast, ending at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. The eight-day ride is designed for experienced cyclists and is limited to 160 riders. (Route changes in 2017.) Contact the Almaden Cycle Touring Club’s website for information and registration.
Cycle the Sierras — June 16-20, 2017 The Sierra Nevada in Northern California is the locale for this fully supported annual bike ride. About 300 miles of bicycling with dinner, refreshments and camping at night. Registration limited to first 150 cyclists.
Climb to Kaiser — June 24, 2017 The bike ride has been rated as one of the 10 toughest by Bicycling magazine. The main ride climbs 13,000 feet in 155 miles; there’s also the Tollhouse Century and the Millerton Metric Century. Sponsored by the Fresno Cycling Club..
Giro Bello — June 24, 2017 Three bike route options through Sonoma County wine country and geysers; 102, 68.2 and 29.2 miles. Presented by the Rotary Club of Santa Rosa to benefit their charitable projects. Starts at O’Reilly Media Campus in Sebastopol.
Riding the Wild Sierra — June 24, 2017 Four tough ride options: Wild Sierra Metric, Wild Sierra Century, 5 Pass Challenge, and 8 Pass Challenge Double Century. The bike rides take advantage of the many mountain passes in the Sierra that lead to the Turtle Rock Park starting point near Markleeville. Sag support and rest stops. Presented by Alta Pina Cycling Club.
Beach Babe Bicycling Classic — June 25, 2017 A women’s bike ride along the coast from Long Beach to Huntington Beach and back for two distance options of 15 or 38 miles. Part of California Girl Series
Palomar Challenge — June TBA Three distance options (24, 35, or 64 miles) from Lake Henshaw to the summit of Mount Palomar; also, a timed climb to the summit is offered.
Hayfork Bigfoot Century — Retired Choose 115-mile or 126-mile rides with 10,800 feet and 11,680 feet of climbing, respectively, along with views of the Trinity Alps and Mt. Shasta. Ride begins at Trinity County Fairgrounds in Hayfork; BBQ at finish.
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