Cycle for Independence — May 21, 2016 The bike ride features options of a metric century (66 miles), 25 miles or 10 miles. A fund-raiser for National Federation of the Blind. Starts at Riverglen Junior High School, Boise. Facebook page.
CHaFE 150 — June 18, 2016 The fifth annual 150-mile bike ride raises money for families dealing with autism. Starting in Sandpoint, the cycling route rolls through northern Idaho and western Montana. There’s also an 80-mile option. Limited to 500 cyclists.
I Made the Grade — June 18, 2016 — Just 18 miles long, but this bike ride gains 2,000 feet in elevation on the Old Spiral Highway outside Lewiston, Idaho. Not a race; but finishers do get a T-shirt. Sponsored by the First Presbyterian Church of Clarkston for many years; now a fund-raiser for the Clarkston High School Band.
Lemhi Valley Century — June 11, 2016 The Lemhi Valley Century features two options, both on Highway 28: — 100 miles from Reno Point to Salmon or 60-mile ride from Gilmore Summit (el. 7,170 feet) to Salmon (el. 3,940 feet). Facebook fan page.
Goldilocks Ride — June 25, 2016 This first-ever women’s only ride in Idaho begins at Settlers Park in Meridian. Options of 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 miles.
Bike MS – Road, Sweat and Gears — see August .
Dylan Dean Generosity Bike Ride — See September Idaho bike rides.
(Anyone with rides for this list, please contact me at ebis50 at yahoo dot com.)