Idaho Bicycle Ride Calendar — May, June, July

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Many rides have been cancelled or postponed in 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the recommendations for social distancing. Check your ride before heading out.

Cycle for Independence May 16, 2020 Cancelled due to coronavirus 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. 20th Anniversary ride in 2018.  Starts at Riverglen Junior High School, Boise. Face ebook page.

Just for the Hill of It Bike Challenge 2020 TBA A 13-mile bike ride up Old White Bird Grade in Grangeville, followed by lunch at Hammer Creek Recreational Park. Benefits the Syringa Hospice program.

Treasure Valley Ride to Defeat ALSMay 30, 2020 Ride cancelled; virtual fund-raising throughout May Starts at Stephen C. Guerber Park at the Sunset shelter in Eagle, ID. Options of 10, 23, 30 or 65 miles.

Weiser River TrailJune 6, 2020 Cancelled due to coronavirus; check back July 1 for new date Fully supported bike ride with options of 28 miles (leaving from Council trailhead) or 48 miles (leaving from Cambridge trailhead). Sponsored by Friends of the Weiser River Trail.

Ride for Hope June 20, 2020 Cancelled due to coronavirus Raises funds for healthcare for the medically underserved in the Treasure Valley. Four bike route options of 19 miles to metric century are offered. Starts and ends in Kuna, near Boise.

Cindy’s Ride Silver Valley River Ride to Defeat ALS — July 25, 2020 Based in Kingston, Idaho.

CHaFE 150  June 20, 2020 Rescheduled to Sept. 12, 2020 The  bike ride raises money for families dealing with autism. Starting in Sandpoint, the cycling route rolls through northern Idaho and western Montana. The 150 mile route is a grand loop around the Cabinet Mountains—a frontal range of the Rocky Mountains of Idaho and Montana. Shorter options of 100, 80, 40, or 30 miles and a family friendly ride.  Limited to 500 cyclists.

Goldilocks RideJune 23, 2018    (No Idaho ride. See website for rides in Provo, Utah, and Las Vegas, Nevada. This first-ever women’s only ride in Idaho begins at Settlers Park in Meridian. Options of 20, 40, 60, 80, and 100 miles.

Northwest Tandem Rally — July 3-6, 2020 Cancelled due to coronavirus Three days of riding geared to tandem cyclists over the Fourth of July Weekend. Based in Cheney, WA, in 2020.

Huckleberry Ride (2020 TBA)  This ride features huckleberry ice cream in Elk River. The 54-miler starts in Deary City Park. Presented by Twin Rivers Cyclists.

Ride Idaho  — (On hiatus until 2021) The tour heads to southwestern Idaho in 2019 for a multi-day bike loop out of Boise. Overnight stays in Lowman, Garden Valley, Emmett, Homedale, Marsing, and Swan Falls. About 355 miles.

Fondo on the Palouse — July 25, 2020 The bicycling event features three courses of 15, 50, and 100 miles, all beginning in Moscow, Idaho. The longer route goes through Pullman, WA.

4 Summit Challenge — July 25, 2020 Starting in Cascade, the bike tour  proceeds down Main Street to Warm Lake Road. From there, riders can choose to ride 1-2 summits or 3-4 summits–up to 90 miles round trip–to return to the Legion Hall. Options of 28 to 90 miles. Limited to 400 bicyclists.

I Made the Grade — Cancelled — 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.

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.)

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    • nancy giles on June 4, 2013 at 4:37 am
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    June 15. Great Owyhee Ride Against Hunger. Ontario,OR. Benefits local food bank. Great scenary. Great support. Really nice folks. Encourage you to check it out and pass the word.

      • Rusty on May 2, 2020 at 5:48 pm
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      This ride is long gone

  1. July 21, 2018 is Fondo on the Palouse. Information can be found here:

    The event currently has three routes to challenge all pariticpants.

    The Family Fondo is a 15 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho and ending in Troy, Idaho.

    The Potlatch Fondo is a 50 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho, passing through Troy, Deary, and Princeton Idaho ending in Potlatch, Idaho.

    The Moscow Fondo is a 100 mile route beginning in Moscow Idaho, passing through Troy, Deary, Princeton and Potlatch Idaho before continuing on to Colfax and Pullman Washington. From Pullman cyclist complete the last leg of the Fondo returning to Moscow.

    Fondo on the Palouse provides an opportunity to engage, entertain and support local communities, non-profits and individuals of the Palouse through the active and healthy lifestyle of touring by bicycle.

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