Idaho Bicycle Ride Calendar — May, June, July

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Many bike events are canceled or “virtual” due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Check your ride before heading out.


Cycle for Independence — Virtual event May 8-22, 2021 The bike ride normally 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.  Faceebook page.


Weiser River Trail — June 5, 2021 Complies with COVID guidelines. See details. 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.

I Made the Grade — June 12, 2021 (See — 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.

Tour d’Funk Treasure Valley Ride to Defeat ALSThrough June 19, 2021 A virtual charity bike ride. See website for suggested routes in Boise area.

Cindy’s Ride Silver Valley River Ride to Defeat ALS — Through June 19, 2021 (Virtual event. ) Charity bike ride to raise funds to fight Lou Gehrig’s disease. Based in Kingston, Idaho. Suggested route here.

Ride for Hope — June 26, 2021 Raises funds for healthcare for the medically underserved in the Treasure Valley. Distance options of 9, 19, 34, metric century, and century. Starts and ends in Kuna, near Boise.

Bike for Freedom — June 26-30, 2021 A 5-day, 300 mile bicycle tour that raises awareness for women trafficked in sex trade. Food, lodging and sag support is provided. The loop begins in Boises, and heads through Payette, Emmett, Vale, and Nampa.

Northwest Tandem Rally — Canceled due to coronavirus Three days of riding geared to tandem cyclists over the Fourth of July Weekend. Based in Eugene, OR, in 2022


Ride Idaho  — 2021 TBA The week-long tour headed to southwestern Idaho in 2019 for a multi-day bike loop out of Boise.  About 355 miles. (2020 canceled due to Covid-19; 2021 uncertain.)

Fondo on the Palouse — 2021 canceled 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 — 2021 TBA 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.

(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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