California Road Bike Rides

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DateRide NameLocationDescription
09/27/2014Canary ChallengePalo Alto, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/27/2014Covered Bridge Bike ClassicOakdale, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
09/27/2014Bishop, CAMulti-Day
09/27/2014Knoxville Fall Classic Double CenturyVacaville, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
09/27/2014Lighthouse CenturyMorro Bay, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/27/2014Napa Valley Ride to Defeat ALSYountville, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
09/27/2014Whitney ClassicLone Pine, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
09/28/2014Gran Fondo Beverly HillsBeverly Hills, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/28/2014Poway, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
10/03/2014End Polio Cycling ChallengePaso Robles, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
10/04/2014Grizzly CenturyNorth Fork, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
10/04/2014Konocti ChallengeLakeport, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/04/2014Santa Rosa, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/04/2014OC Gran FondoIrvine, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/04/2014Tour de Camp PendletonCamp Pendleton, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/05/2014Share the Road RideSimi Valley, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/11/2014Asti Tour de VineAsti, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
10/11/2014Clovis, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
10/11/2014Bike MS: Santa Monica to Santa Barbara (2 Days)Santa Monica, CAMulti-Day
10/11/2014CAF Million Dollar Challenge (7 Days)San Francisco, CAMulti-Day
10/11/2014Fruit Yard CenturyModesto, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
10/11/2014Jamboree Rides featuring the Super CenturyPalo Cedro, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
10/11/2014Wine and Roses Bike RideTempleton, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/11/2014Temecula Valley CenturyTemecula, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/12/2014Challenge FondoDurham, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/18/2014Bike MS: Irvine to San Diego (2 Days)Irvine, CAMulti-Day
10/18/2014Davis, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
10/18/2014Santa Barbara, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/18/2014Solvang, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
10/18/2014Solvang's Finest CenturySolvang, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
10/18/2014Bakersfield, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/25/2014OC Ride for AIDSIrvine, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
10/25/2014Patriot Ride for our HeroesLa Quinta, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
11/01/2014Bike the CoastOceanside, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
11/01/2014Oceanside Double CenturyOceanside, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
11/02/2014Los Angeles CF Cycle for LifeCalabasas, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
11/08/2014Palm Desert CenturyPalm Desert, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
11/08/2014Upland, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
11/09/2014Giro della Costa CentraleNipomo, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
12/06/2014Dead of Winter Double CenturyMalibu, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
12/13/2014Borrego Springs, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
12/26/2014San Diego, CAMulti-Day
01/01/2015Long Beach, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
01/17/2015Ocotillo, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
02/08/2015Rice Valley Tandem RallyGridley, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
02/14/2015Palm Springs, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
02/21/2015Camino Real Double CenturyIrvine, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
03/07/2015Escondido, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
03/14/2015Joshua Tree Double CenturyTwentynine Palms, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
03/14/2015Solvang, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
03/21/2015Malibu, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
03/21/2015The Life Ride (2 Days)Solvang, CAMulti-Day
03/21/2015Solvang, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
03/28/2015Dirty DevilAlpine, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
03/28/2015Gold Country Gran FondoEl Dorado Hills, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
04/04/2015SoCal Cycling ChallengeOceanside, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
04/05/2015L'Etape du CaliforniaThousand Oaks, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/12/2015San Diego, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/18/2015Bike around the ButtesSutter, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
04/11/2015Hemet Century and Double CenturyHemet, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
04/11/2015Agoura Hills, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
04/11/2015Agoura Hills, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
04/11/2015Tierra BellaGilroy, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
04/18/2015Cinderella Classic and ChallengePleasanton, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
04/18/2015Monterey, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/18/2015Tour de OCCosta Mesa, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
04/25/2015Alpine ChallengeAlpine, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/25/2015San Ramon, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
04/25/2015Mt. Hamilton ChallengeSanta Clara, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
04/25/2015Creston, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/26/2015Carlsbad, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
04/26/2015Chico, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/26/2015Primavera CenturyFremont, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
04/26/2015Sonora Gran FondoSonora, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/02/2015Redlands, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
05/02/2015Flat, Fast, Fun Bike RideColusa, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/02/2015Wine Country CenturySanta Rosa, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/03/2015Delta CenturyLodi, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/03/2015Grizzly Peak CenturyMoraga, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/09/2015Central Coast Double CenturyPaso Robles, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
05/09/2015Thousand Oaks, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/09/2015Gold Country ChallengeGrass Valley, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/09/2015I Care ClassicMorgan Hill, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/09/2015Motherlode CenturyColoma, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/09/2015Ride for a ReasonOakland, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/09/2015Ride for MomModesto, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/09/2015Long Beach, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/09/2015Tour of the Unknown CoastFerndale, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/14/2015NorCal AIDS Cycle (4 Days)Folsom, CAMulti-Day
05/16/2015Anderson CenturyAnderson, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/16/2015California Classic CenturyFresno, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/16/2015Climate Ride (4 Days)San Francisco, CAMulti-Day
05/16/2015Davis Double CenturyDavis, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
05/16/2015Palmdale, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
05/16/2015Lebec, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/16/2015Lodi Sunrise CenturyLodi, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/16/2015Sonoma County Backroad ChallengePetaluma, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/17/2015Strawberry Fields ForeverWatsonville, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/23/2015Borrego Springs, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
05/23/2015The Art of Survival CenturyTulelake, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/24/2015Paso Robles, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/30/2015Country Coast Classic Bike RideCambria, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
05/30/2015Eastern Sierra Double CenturyBishop, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
05/30/2015Ojai Valley CenturyOjai, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
05/30/2015Encinitas, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
05/30/2015Sierra CenturyPlymouth, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
05/31/2015AIDS/LifeCycle Ride to end AIDS (7 Days)Daly City, CAMulti-Day
05/31/2015America's Most Beautiful Bike RideLake Tahoe, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
06/06/2015Hayfork CenturyHayfork, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
06/06/2015Tour of Two Forests Double CenturySanta Clarita, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
06/07/2015Mendocino MonsterUkiah, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/07/2015Sequoia CenturyLos Altos Hills, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
06/13/2015Canyon Classic CenturyPatterson, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/13/2015Mile High 100Chester, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
06/13/2015Redlands, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/13/2015Santa Clarita CenturyValencia, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/20/2015Best of the BayOrinda, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
06/20/2015Big Ring CenturyLaguna Hills, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/20/2015Castle Crags CenturyMount Shasta City, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/20/2015Sebastopol, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
06/21/2015Cycle the Sierra (5 Days)Nevada City, CAMulti-Day
06/21/2015Los Angeles, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
06/27/2015Markleeville, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
06/27/2015Clovis, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
06/27/2015Giro BelloSebastopol, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
06/27/2015Malibu, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
07/11/2015AbbVie Marin Headlands Arthritis Bike ClassicKentfield, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
07/11/2015Markleeville, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
07/18/2015Devil's Slide RidePacifica, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
07/18/2015Fall River CenturyFall River Mills, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
07/18/2015Windmill CenturySanta Maria, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
07/25/2015Scotts Valley, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
07/26/2015Graeagle CenturyGraeagle, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
08/01/2015San Rafael, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
08/01/2015Tour de Big BearBig Bear Lake, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
08/02/2015Mount Shasta City, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
08/15/2015CAF Back to Back Century Challenge (2 Days)Sausalito, CAMulti-Day
08/15/2015Ventura, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
08/15/2015Holstein HundredTomales, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
08/16/2015Tour of Napa ValleyNapa, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
08/22/2015Central Coast ClassiqueArroyo Grande, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
08/22/2015Ebbetts Pass CenturyBear Valley, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
09/05/2015Siskiyou CenturyYreka, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
09/05/2015Irvine, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
09/05/2015Best Buddies Challenge Hearst CastleCarmel, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/05/2015Mammoth Lakes, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/05/2015Ventura CenturyVentura, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
09/06/2015Solana Beach, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/11/2015CAF Cycling Challenge Ojai Valley (3 Days)Santa Barbara, CAMulti-Day
09/12/2015NorCal Cycling ChallengeSacramento, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
09/12/2015Tahoe Sierra CenturySquaw Valley, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/12/2015Tehachapi Gran FondoTehachapi, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/12/2015Tour de FuzzSanta Rosa, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
09/12/2015West Valley CenturyPatterson, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
09/12/2015White Mountain Double CenturyBishop, CA200 mi, 10k+ ft
09/13/2015Sierra Valley Gran FondoLoyalton, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
09/19/2015Bike MS: San Francisco to Sonoma (2 Days)San Francisco, CAMulti-Day
09/19/2015Unknown Coast Weekend (2 Days)Ferndale, CAMulti-Day
09/19/2015Veterans Victory Velo Bike RideSan Ramon, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
Not HeldMount Laguna Bicycle ClassicPine Valley, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
Not HeldHell's Gate HundredFurnace Creek, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
Not HeldDeath Valley Spring Double CenturyFurnace Creek, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
Not HeldDeath Valley Fall Double CenturyFurnace Creek, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
Not HeldNear Death Experience (3 Days)Kirkwood, CAMulti-Day
 Butterfield Double CenturyAnaheim Hills, CA200 mi, 5-10k ft
 Santa Monica - Long Beach - Santa MonicaSanta Monica, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
 Dana Point Century (Southbound)Dana Point, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
 Dana Point Century (Eastbound)Dana Point, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
 Rad Fondo (6 Rides)San Clemente, CA100 mi, 0-5k ft
 Dana Point Century (Northbound)Dana Point, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
 Joshua Tree National ParkJoshua Tree, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
 Dana Point - Santiago Peak - Dana PointDana Point, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
 Mount Palomar CenturyTemecula, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
 Nate Harrison Grade and Black CanyonPauma Valley, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
 Oceanside - Mount Palomar - OceansideOceanside, CA100 mi, 5-10k ft
 Angeles Crest CenturyLa Cañada Flintridge, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
 Dawson Saddle TraverseAzusa, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
 Mount Baldy Notch and Crystal LakeAzusa, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
 Mount Baldy and Islip SaddleGlendora, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
 Salton Sea CircumnavigationMecca, CA120-180 mi, 0-5k ft
 Los Angeles - San DiegoLos Angeles, CA120-180 mi, 0-5k ft
 Santa Barbara - San ClementeSanta Barbara, CA120-180 mi, 0-5k ft
 Huntington Beach - Mount Baldy - Huntington BeachHuntington Beach, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
 Dana Point - Palm SpringsDana Point, CA120-180 mi, 5-10k ft
 Seal Beach - Dawson Saddle - Seal BeachSeal Beach, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
 Angeles Crest HighwayLa Cañada Flintridge, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
 Dawson Saddle and Mount BaldyAzusa, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
 Son of Death RideLake Isabella, CA120-180 mi, 10k+ ft
 Eastern Sierra Climbs (5 Days)Lone Pine, CAMulti-Day
 High Sierra (3 Days)Mammoth Lakes, CAMulti-Day
 Redwood Coast (4 Days)Brookings, ORMulti-Day
 California Coast (6 Days)Fort Bragg, CAMulti-Day
 White Mountain PeakBig Pine, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
 Mount Wilson and Mount GleasonLa Cañada Flintridge, CA100 mi, 10k+ ft
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