Due to the coronavirus outbreak, please verify your bike rides as they’ve likely been cancelled or postponed. Many charity bike rides are offering alternative fund-raising opportunities.
Civilized Century — Aug. 2, 2020 Presented by Redwood Shores Cycling Meetup in Redwood City, the ride offers options of 30, 60, 75, and 100 miles. Offers scenic views of the Bay Area, a jaunt across Dumbarton Bridge, loop around Facebook campus, and a few hidden trails. Designed for safety, the South Bay section is clockwise to minimize left turns. A portion is on bike trails.
Marin County Century and the Mt. Tam Double — Cancelled in 2020 due to coronavirus 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 Terra Linda High School, 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael. Sponsored by the Marin Cyclist Bike Club.
Tour de Big Bear — See September Five route options are offered in the mountains of Southern California.
Cool Breeze — Aug. 15, 2020 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 — Virtual event in 2020; see website 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.
Bike the Bay — Virtual ride on Aug. 23, 2020; see website Ride 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.
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