101 miles with 4,500 feet of climbing
Solvang Century • Climbs
Cat. 4: Mile 85 and 90
Solvang Century • Description
Solvang, the "Danish Capital of America", is one of the most popular cycling regions in California. The Solvang Century is the biggest event in the area. Other rides include the Solvang Spring Double Century and Solvang Autumn Double Century.
The Solvang Century leads west through Buellton and follows Santa Rosa Road to Lompoc. Then the route turns north, visiting Vandenberg Village and Santa Maria, the farthest point. Afterwards the course heads east towards Sisquoc, and then south following Foxen Canyon and Ballard Canyon back into Solvang.
Event Website: Solvang Century
Solvang Century • Interactive Map
Solvang Century • Pictures
Sandra, Lisa, and I went for the weekend to Solvang.
By: Bernd Straehle
See Also: Gran Fondos & Centuries