California Road Bike Rides

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DateRide NameLocationDescription
04/26/2014Alpine ChallengeAlpine, CA 
04/26/2014San Ramon, CA205 mi 18,000 ft
04/26/2014Mt. Hamilton ChallengeSanta Clara, CA 
04/26/2014Tour de OCCosta Mesa, CAFundraiser
04/26/2014Creston, CA107 mi 6,900 ft
04/27/2014Carlsbad, CA130 mi 10,200 ft * Multi-Surface
04/27/2014Chico Wildflower CenturyChico, CA 
04/27/2014Primavera CenturyFremont, CA 
04/27/2014Sonora Gran FondoSonora, CA 
05/03/2014Redlands, CA112 mi 11,500 ft
05/03/2014Flat, Fast, Fun Bike RideColusa, CA 
05/03/2014Gold Country Tour de CureRocklin, CAFundraiser
05/03/2014Hungry Buzzard CenturyVisalia, CA 
05/03/2014Mountain Charlie ChallengeScotts Valley, CA 
05/03/2014Ride 2 Recovery Honor RideAgoura Hills, CA 
05/03/2014Shasta Wheelmen Give Me Wings Super CenturyPalo Cedro, CA 
05/03/2014Wine Country CenturySanta Rosa, CA 
05/04/2014Delta CenturyLodi, CA 
05/04/2014Grizzly Peak CenturyMoraga, CA 
05/04/2014Napa Valley Tour de CureYountville, CAFundraiser
05/10/2014Central Coast Double CenturyPaso Robles, CA 
05/10/2014Thousand Oaks, CA100 mi 6,000 ft
05/10/2014Gold Country ChallengeGrass Valley, CA 
05/10/2014I Care ClassicMorgan Hill, CA 
05/10/2014Motherlode CenturyColoma, CA 
05/10/2014Ride for MomModesto, CA 
05/10/2014Long Beach, CA100 mi 3,000 ft
05/10/2014Tour of the Unknown CoastFerndale, CA 
05/15/2014NorCal AIDS Cycle (4 Days)Folsom, CAFundraiser
05/17/2014Anderson CenturyAnderson, CA 
05/17/2014California Classic CenturyFresno, CA 
05/17/2014Climate Ride (4 Days)San Francisco, CAFundraiser
05/17/2014Davis Double CenturyDavis, CA 
05/17/2014Palmdale, CA202 mi 14,800 ft
05/17/2014Lebec, CA99 mi 8,500 ft
05/17/2014Lodi Sunrise CenturyLodi, CA 
05/17/2014Ride for a ReasonOakland, CA 
05/17/2014San Diego Tour de CureSan Diego, CAFundraiser
05/17/2014Sonoma County Backroad ChallengePetaluma, CA 
05/18/2014Apple Blossom Bike TourPlacerville, CA 
05/18/2014Strawberry Fields ForeverWatsonville, CA 
05/24/2014Borrego Springs, CA204 mi 13,000 ft
05/24/2014The Art of Survival CenturyTulelake, CA 
05/25/2014Paso Robles, CA104 mi 7,100 ft
05/31/2014Auburn CenturyAuburn, CA 
05/31/2014Eastern Sierra Double CenturyBishop, CA 
05/31/2014Ojai Valley CenturyOjai, CA 
05/31/2014Encinitas, CA104 mi 5,300 ft
05/31/2014Sierra CenturyPlymouth, CA 
06/01/2014AIDS/LifeCycle Ride to end AIDS (7 Days)Daly City, CAFundraiser
06/01/2014America's Most Beautiful Bike RideLake Tahoe, CA 
06/01/2014Alpine, CA145 mi 14,200 ft * More Distances, Multi-Surface
06/01/2014Sequoia CenturyLos Altos Hills, CA 
06/07/2014Hayfork CenturyHayfork, CA 
06/07/2014Indian Valley CenturyGreenville, CA 
06/07/2014Redlands, CA100 mi 9,200 ft
06/07/2014Tour of Two Forests Double CenturySanta Clarita, CA 
06/08/2014Los Angeles, CA100 mi 1,400 ft
06/08/2014Mendocino MonsterUkiah, CA 
06/08/2014Silicon Valley Tour de CurePalo Alto, CAFundraiser
06/14/2014Canyon Classic CenturyPatterson, CA 
06/14/2014Mile High 100Chester, CA 
06/14/2014Santa Clarita CenturyValencia, CA 
06/14/2014Sebastopol, CA199 mi 16,200 ft
06/21/2014Best of the BayOrinda, CA 
06/21/2014Big Ring CenturyLaguna Hills, CA 
06/21/2014Castle Crags CenturyMount Shasta City, CA 
06/21/2014Malibu, CA201 mi 5,100 ft * More Distances
06/21/2014I Bike Sonoma County CenturySanta Rosa, CA 
06/28/2014Markleeville, CA113 mi 9,800 ft * More Distances
06/28/2014Clovis, CA155 mi 13,900 ft * More Distances
06/28/2014Devil's Slide RidePacifica, CA 
06/28/2014Giro BelloSebastopol, CA 
07/12/2014Markleeville, CA123 mi 14,200 ft
07/19/2014Fall River CenturyFall River Mills, CA 
07/19/2014Windmill CenturySanta Maria, CA 
07/27/2014Graeagle CenturyGraeagle, CA 
08/02/2014San Rafael, CA195 mi 16,100 ft * More Distances
08/02/2014Scotts Valley, CA99 mi 10,600 ft * More Distances
08/02/2014Tour de Big BearBig Bear Lake, CA 
08/03/2014Mount Shasta City, CA96 mi 12,300 ft * More Distances
08/10/2014Tour d'OrganicsSebastopol, CA 
08/16/2014CAF Back to Back Century Challenge (2 Days)Sausalito, CAFundraiser
08/16/2014Ventura, CA128 mi 7,200 ft * More Distances
08/16/2014Fast Freddie Gran FondoBerkeley, CA 
08/16/2014Holstein HundredTomales, CA 
08/17/2014Tour of Napa ValleyNapa, CA 
08/23/2014Central Coast ClassiqueArroyo Grande, CA 
08/23/2014Ebbetts Pass CenturyBear Valley, CA 
08/23/2014Bishop, CA205 mi 29,035 ft
09/06/2014Irvine, CA100 mi 2,700 ft
09/06/2014Best Buddies Challenge Hearst CastleCarmel, CAFundraiser
09/06/2014Gold Rush CenturyFolsom, CA 
09/06/2014Mammoth Lakes, CA103 mi 6,400 ft
09/06/2014Siskiyou CenturyYreka, CA 
09/07/2014Giro di San DiegoSolana Beach, CA 
09/12/2014CAF Cycling Challenge Ojai Valley (3 Days)Santa Barbara, CAFundraiser
09/13/2014NorCal Cycling ChallengeSacramento, CA 
09/13/2014Tahoe Sierra CenturySquaw Valley, CA 
09/13/2014Tehachapi Gran FondoTehachapi, CA 
09/13/2014Tour de FuzzSanta Rosa, CA 
09/13/2014West Valley CenturyPatterson, CA 
09/13/2014White Mountain Double CenturyBishop, CA 
09/14/2014Sierra Valley Gran FondoLoyalton, CA 
09/20/2014Bike MS: San Francisco to Sonoma (2 Days)San Francisco, CAFundraiser
09/20/2014Unknown Coast Weekend (2 Days)Ferndale, CA 
09/27/2014BORP Revolution RideGeyserville, CA 
09/27/2014Canary ChallengePalo Alto, CA 
09/27/2014Covered Bridge Bike ClassicOakdale, CA 
09/27/2014Knoxville Fall Classic Double CenturyVacaville, CA 
09/27/2014Lighthouse CenturyMorro Bay, CA 
09/27/2014Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALSYountville, CA 
09/27/2014Whitney ClassicFurnace Creek, CAFundraiser
09/28/2014Harvest RideHopland, CA 
09/28/2014Poway, CA104 mi 4,600 ft
10/04/2014Grizzly CenturyNorth Fork, CA 
10/04/2014Konocti ChallengeLakeport, CA 
10/04/2014Santa Rosa, CA101 mi 8,500 ft
10/04/2014Tour de Camp PendletonCamp Pendleton, CA 
10/05/2014Share the Road RideSimi Valley, CA 
10/11/2014Asti Tour de VineAsti, CA 
10/11/2014Clovis, CA201 mi 11,100 ft
10/11/2014Bike MS: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara (2 Days)Santa Monica, CAFundraiser
10/11/2014Fruit Yard CenturyModesto, CA 
10/11/2014CAF Million Dollar Challenge (7 Days)San Francisco, CAFundraiser
10/11/2014Solvang, CA201 mi 10,000 ft
10/11/2014Solvang's Finest CenturySolvang, CA 
10/11/2014Temecula Valley CenturyTemecula, CA 
10/11/2014Veterans Victory Velo Bike RideSan Ramon, CA 
10/12/2014Challenge FondoDurham, CA 
10/18/2014Bike MS: Irvine to San Diego (2 Days)Irvine, CAFundraiser
10/18/2014Davis, CA100 mi 3,300 ft
10/18/2014Santa Barbara, CA101 mi 9,000 ft
10/18/2014Bakersfield, CA107 mi 9,300 ft
10/25/2014Patriot Ride for our HeroesLa Quinta, CA 
11/01/2014Gran Fondo Beverly HillsBeverly Hills, CA 
11/01/2014Bike the CoastOceanside, CA 
11/01/2014Oceanside Double CenturyOceanside, CA 
11/08/2014Palm Desert CenturyPalm Desert, CA 
11/08/2014Upland, CA102 mi 7,200 ft
12/06/2014Dead of Winter Double CenturyMalibu, CA 
12/13/2014Borrego Springs, CA97 mi 2,800 ft
12/26/2014San Diego, CA400 mi 26,200 ft
01/01/2015Long Beach, CA88 mi 2,100 ft
01/17/2015Ocotillo, CA100 mi 4,300 ft
02/14/2015Palm Springs, CA104 mi 3,100 ft
02/15/2015Rice Valley Tandem RallyGridley, CA 
02/21/2015Camino Real Double CenturyIrvine, CA 
03/14/2015Solvang, CA101 mi 4,500 ft
03/21/2015Joshua Tree Double CenturyTwentynine Palms, CA 
03/21/2015Malibu, CA102 mi 10,200 ft
03/28/2015Gold Country Gran FondoEl Dorado Hills, CA 
03/28/2015Solvang, CA191 mi 6,800 ft
03/28/2015Escondido, CA99 mi 9,500 ft
04/04/2015Cinderella Classic and ChallengePleasanton, CA 
04/04/2015SoCal Cycling ChallengeOceanside, CA 
04/05/2015Citrus Blossom CenturyFillmore, CA 
04/05/2015San Diego, CA104 mi 6,700 ft
04/05/2015L'Etape du CaliforniaThousand Oaks, CA 
04/11/2015Bike around the ButtesSutter, CA 
04/11/2015Hemet Century and Double CenturyHemet, CA 
04/11/2015Agoura Hills, CA110 mi 11,500 ft
04/11/2015Agoura Hills, CA202 mi 16,200 ft
04/11/2015Ride 2 Recovery Honor RideSan Jose, CA 
04/11/2015Monterey, CA94 mi 6,100 ft
04/11/2015Tierra BellaGilroy, CA 
Not HeldOC Gran FondoIrvine, CA 
Not HeldMount Laguna Bicycle ClassicPine Valley, CA101 mi 9,600 ft
Not HeldHell's Gate HundredFurnace Creek, CA101 mi 8,900 ft
Not HeldDeath Valley Spring Double CenturyFurnace Creek, CA196 mi 9,100 ft * More Distances
Not HeldDeath Valley Fall Double CenturyFurnace Creek, CA197 mi 9,000 ft * More Distances
 Butterfield Double CenturyAnaheim Hills, CA198 mi 8,000 ft
 Santa Monica - Long Beach - Santa MonicaSanta Monica, CA95 mi 2,900 ft
 Dana Point Century (Southbound)Dana Point, CA104 mi 2,900 ft
 Dana Point Century (Eastbound)Dana Point, CA116 mi 4,400 ft
 Rad Fondo (6 Rides)San Clemente, CA610 mi 23,800 ft
 Dana Point Century (Northbound)Dana Point, CA100 mi 5,200 ft
 Joshua Tree National ParkJoshua Tree, CA110 mi 6,900 ft
 Dana Point - Santiago Peak - Dana PointDana Point, CA90 mi 7,800 ft * Multi-Surface
 Mount Palomar CenturyTemecula, CA90 mi 8,100 ft
 Nate Harrison Grade and Black CanyonPauma Valley, CA84 mi 8,400 ft * Multi-Surface
 Oceanside - Mount Palomar - OceansideOceanside, CA105 mi 9,000 ft
 Angeles Crest CenturyLa Cañada Flintridge, CA97 mi 10,300 ft
 Dawson Saddle TraverseAzusa, CA101 mi 13,100 ft
 Mount Baldy and Islip SaddleGlendora, CA106 mi 13,800 ft
 Salton Sea CircumnavigationMecca, CA125 mi 1,200 ft
 Los Angeles - San DiegoLos Angeles, CA135 mi 3,000 ft
 Santa Barbara - San ClementeSanta Barbara, CA179 mi 4,400 ft
 Huntington Beach - Mount Baldy - Huntington BeachHuntington Beach, CA122 mi 9,000 ft
 Dana Point - Palm SpringsDana Point, CA130 mi 9,000 ft
 Seal Beach - Dawson Saddle - Seal BeachSeal Beach, CA145 mi 10,200 ft
 Angeles Crest HighwayLa Cañada Flintridge, CA121 mi 13,300 ft
 Dawson Saddle and Mount BaldyAzusa, CA125 mi 16,300 ft
 Son of Death RideLake Isabella, CA138 mi 16,600 ft
 Eastern Sierra Climbs (5 Days)Lone Pine, CA200 mi 30,200 ft
 High Sierra (3 Days)Mammoth Lakes, CA230 mi 18,400 ft
 Redwood Coast (4 Days)Brookings, OR490 mi 34,400 ft
 California Coast (6 Days)Fort Bragg, CA650 mi 35,900 ft
 White MountainBig Pine, CA38 mi 5,900 ft * Multi-Surface
MultipleDavis Bike Club RandonneursDavis, CARandonneuring
MultipleFresno Cycling Club RandonneursFresno, CARandonneuring
MultiplePacific Coast Highway RandonneursVentura, CARandonneuring
MultipleSan Diego RandonneursSan Diego, CARandonneuring
MultipleSan Francisco RandonneursSan Francisco, CARandonneuring
MultipleSanta Cruz RandonneursSanta Cruz, CARandonneuring
MultipleSanta Rosa Cycling Club RandonneursSanta Rosa, CARandonneuring
By: Bernd Straehle
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