California Bicycle Ride Calendar — September

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Breathe Bike Trek (Emigrant Trails Bike Trek) — Sept.6-8, 2019  Three days of cycling in the Petaluma area. A fund-raiser for Breathe-California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails.

Ride 4 DiabetesSept. 8, 2019  The charity ride for American Diabetes Association features options of 90k, 60k, 18k and Bunny routes in the West Valley of Santa Clara County. SAG, sweep, and rest stops on all routes. Lunch, entertainment and vendors are provided at the staging area DeAnza College, Cupertino.

Grizzly Century — Sept. 14, 2019   A 100-mile ride starting in North Fork to promote the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway. Also, 63- and 25-mile loops.

Tour de Fuzz — Sept. 14, 2019 Three Wine Country ride options; 50K, 100K and 100-mile. Also a finish-line party, all-you-can-eat “Pig BBQ”, gourmet food, free beer, Sonoma wines, ice cream, live music and post-ride law enforcement expo.

California Coast Classic Bicycle Tour Sept. 21-28, 2019 A fund-raiser bike ride for the Arthritis Foundation. Two options — 6-day, 355-mile ride from San Francisco to Buellton or if your schedule permits, an 8-day, 525 mile ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

Mammoth Gran Fondo (formerly Mammoth High Sierra Fall Century) — Sept. 7, 2019 A gran fondo and century bike ride tours the east side of the Sierra Nevada from Mammoth Lakes. It also has views of Mono Lake and White Mountains. Options of 30, 45, 60 and 100 miles

Amtrak Century — Sept. 7, 2019  A 100-mile bike ride from Irvine to San Diego with a return by private Amtrak train. Presented by the Orange County Wheelmen. (“Pirate” riders not welcomed.)

Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle — Sept. 7, 2019 A bike tour with three options — 100, 62, or 15 miles — to support those with intellectual disabilities. The long bike route goes from Carmel to San Simeon; others along Pacific Coast as well

Tour de Tahoe — Sept. 8, 2019  A 72-mile bicycle tour around Lake Tahoe that starts at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe (formerly Horizon Casino) on Highway 50, Stateline, South Shore Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

V3 Septemberfest (formerly V3Hopfest and Veterans Victory Velo) — Sept. 21, 2019 Cyclists can choose 15, 30, 60, or 100 mile rides through the foothills of Mount Diablo, San Ramon Valley neighborhoods or the Livermore Valley vineyards. A fund-raiser for Sentinels of Freedom, a national nonprofit that helps severely wounded post-9/11 veterans complete their higher education. #

Unknown Coast Weekend (Cancelled indefinitely)  The two-day 100-mile trip visits the coastal towns of Ferndale, Honeydew and Petrolia. Includes bike riding along the Eel River and through the Avenue of the Giants. Sponsored by the Chico Velo Cycling Club.

Bike MS – Waves to Wine — Sept. 21-22, 2019  A two-day bike journey b.etween San Francisco and Healdsburg, California.

BORP Revolution Ride — Sept. 21, 2019 Five routes offered through the Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley to raise money for adaptive sports and recreation programs. Options of 5K to 65 miles. Starts at Trentadue Winery in Geyserville. Presented by Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program in Berkeley

Napa Ride to Defeat ALS —  Sept. 21, 2019 Five bike rides options — 12, 27,  Metric and Advanced Metric centuries, and a 100-miler — leaving Yountville. Cyclists will ride through the Napa Valley during grape harvest season, followed by a gourmet lunch, free hot showers, live music and wine tasting at the finish. Fund-raising for ALS is optional.

California Dream Ride —  Sept. 22-27, 2019  California Bicycle Coalition benefits from this ride from Santa Barbara to San Diego; 290 miles.

Lighthouse 2019 Ride — Sept. 28, 2019 The bike ride offers two hilly centuries and a flat metric century. All rides begin at Morro Bay High School. Sponsored by the San Luis Obispo Bicycle Club. (Note: Register early!)

Santa Clarita Gran Fondo — Sept. 28, 2019 Featuring 100, 60 and 20 mile routes, this bicycle ride travels through the hills and mountains of Santa Clarita Valley.

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  1. Your information on our Santa Clarita Century ride on September 19 is incorrect. Can you please update with the following:

    Ready to explore new territory? The 7th Annual Santa Clarita Century, Saturday September 19, 2015 features ALL NEW and challenging routes for its 100, 50 and 25 mile rides. Presented by Chiquita Canyon Landfill and the City of Santa Clarita to benefit Child & Family Center, cyclists will discover amazing scenery and the beauty of the Santa Clarita Valley and its surrounding rural communities. Rides start/finish at Mann Biomedical Park in Santa Clarita and include fully supported course with themed rest stops, mobile tech support, delicious after ride BBQ meal, craft beer, bands & more!! For start times and registration, visit

    • Bob on December 6, 2015 at 5:00 pm
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    Some bicyclists going through Valley Center, California continue to violate trespassing laws. Show no respect for private property or roads. Disgusting. Arrogant pricks.

  2. Hello from the McCloud Chamber of Commerce,

    We’d like the following information included in your calendar:

    9/23/17 McCloud Bike-toberfest: McCloud, CA. A variety of mountain bike and road bike rides, plus the ever-popular cyclo-cross races. Rides take place on both public and rural roadways, including the Great Shasta Rail Trail. Rides finish in downtown McCloud at the Bike-toberfest Festival. Riders and attendees will enjoy live music, brats, and beer while strolling through a variety of craft booths. Fore more information and to learn how to register, please visit or call (530)964-3113.


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