California Bicycle Ride Calendar — April

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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.

Tour de Sewer Bike Ride — April 6, 2019 A 15, 30, or 67-mile fun ride around Bell Gardens. Curious about the name? Check the history. Presented by the Lions Club of Bell Gardens.

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 RideApril 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

FrogMr. 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.

Sea Otter Classic Weekend — April 11-14, 2019 Four rides — a gran fondo, mountain bike tour, open road tour, and a “gravel grinder”. Sea Otter Classic Recreation events. Monterey

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.

2017-01-02Boob Rides2019 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..

Primavera Century — April 20, 2019 Scenic rides on East Bay roads. Four choices — 100 miles, 100K, 70K, 25 miles. Starts in Union City in East Bay. Sponsored by Fremont Freewheelers Bicycle Club

wild-logo-200Wildflower 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 .

Healdsburg Bicycle Tour — April 27, 2019 Bicycle rides of 23, 37 or 60 miles are routed in and around Healdsburg in the wine country of Sonoma County.#

Tour de OC — April 27, 2019 University campus, 55 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Supports Royal Family Kids summer camp for abused children.

wildflower-logo-2013Wildflower Century (Chico) — April 28, 2019 Presented by Chico Velo Cycling Club, the ride features multiple options. Has been on Bicycling magazine Top 10 list.. (Registration now open)

Redlands R.U.F.F. Ride — April 28, 2019 Four distance options of 5 to 62 miles to raise money for Redlands dog park. Longer rides wind through the foothills. Presented by Redlands Unleased Fidos and Friends held in conjunction with the Redlands Bicycle Classic.

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  1. Good morning, say I am wondering how to get a ride posted on the calendar for April 2017

  2. Hi!
    My biking partner & I intended to ride the “Bike Around tge Buttes” ride but see that it’s date has changed from April 28th to Easter Sunday, April 21st. Is this date change correct?

    Originally there were 4 distanes & we were going for the 65-miles. That is no longer listed. Why was it removed?

    Thank you,

  3. I double checked, and Bike Around the Buttes is scheduled for April 27 this year (2019). There are still 4 route options, including the 65-miler that you’re interested in. Good luck!

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