Solvang Prelude — November 8, 2014 An early prep ride for March’s Solvang Century. Features 25, 50 and 65 mile routes through the Santa Ynez Valley, leaving from Solvang. Benefits SCOR Cardiac Cyclists Club. Presented by SCOR Cardiac Cyclists.
Ride the Point — Nov. 8, 2014 The 2nd Annual Jim Krause Memorial Charity Bicycle Tour for those who want to ride the “hidden, unridden and forbidden” route out to Point Loma. Options of 10, 25 and 62 miles. Supports the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center and other civic projects.
Tour de Julian — No ride in 2014 Two road routes — 28 and 55 miles — begin at the Frank Lane Park in Julian on Nov. 3. The longer route takes in Mount Laguna with a view of the Anza Borrego Desert. Mountain biking on Nov. 4. Sponsored by the Julian Chamber of Commerce.
Giro d’ Vino — November 2, 2014 The two routes — 31, and 62 miles — celebrate the Central Valley wine region; ride starts at Woodbridge Winery in Acampo. Sponsored by Velo Delta Cycling and Stockton Bicycle Club.
Giro Della Costa Centrale — Nov. 9, 2014 Four ride options are offered — 25, 50, 61 and 100 miles — on this course starting at the Trilogy Resort at Monarch Dunes near Nipomo.
Giro Della Costa Centrale (was San Luis Obispo Gran Fondo) — Nov. 9, 2014 Four bike routes of 100, 61, 50 and 25 miles along the coast and mountains of San Luis Obispo.
Tour de Foothills — November 8, 2014 A century and three shorter options mark this ride that begins in Claremont. Routes includes San Gabriel Mountains and Inland Empire. The route includes Glendora Mountain Road. Presented by Rock Sports.
Borrego Springs Century — Dec. 13, 2014 Choose 30, 64 or 100 miles in southern California desert. Begins at Palm Canyon Resort in Borrego Springs.
Christmas Bike Trip — December 26-31, 2014 A six-day, 400 mile supported bicycle tour around San Diego. Includes mountains, desert, seashores. Presented by Hosteling International, San Diego.