Century Rides 

Wine Country Century 

Event Date: May 3, 2014,    6am-6pm

Location:     Wells Fargo Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa

Host:           Santa Rosa Cycling Club
Register early for this beautiful ride as it fills up fast!
Registration starts February 2014

Wine Country Century

Sonoma County Backroad Challenge

Event Date:  May 17, 2014
Location:      Starts and ends at Lagunitas Brewery in Petaluma
Host:            Petaluma Sunrise Rotary Club

Beautiful Scenery, challenging hill climbs, and well stocked friendly aid stations.  Stay for the post-ride Backroad Fest at Lagunitas Brewery with gourmet food, vendors, live music, massage tables, merchants, and of course.....Beer!

Sonoma County Backroad Challenge


Motherlode Century

Event Date:  May 10, 2014
Location:      Lotus, CA  see map
Host:            Events Far West

Fantastic panoramic views of the valley, remote canyons with two challenging climbs and awe inspiring scenery.  SAG support with a breakfast stop, lunch stop, 3 aid stations, and an awesome riverside post-ride BBQ Dinner.

Motherlode Century



Event Date:  June 1, 2014
Location:      Foothill College, Los Altos
Host:            Western Wheelers Bicycle Club
Your registration fee will include a hot meal at the end of the race. The ride winds through the redwoods.  The 200K, 100-mile and 100K routes climb REdwood Gultch before decending to the coast.  These routes are challenging.  So, there is also a mellower 50-mile route.  Registration begins March 1, 2014.
Sequoia Century

Mendocino Monster Century

Event Date:  June 8, 2014
Location:      Mendocino College, Ukiah
Host:            Rotary Club of Ukiah

The Scary Monster (100-mile) goes all of the way to the coast and back.  It is quite challenging and beautiful.  Great food, full SAG vehicle support and a great barbacue at the end of the ride.

Mendocino Monster Century

The Terrible Two

Event Date:  June 21, 2014
Location:      Analy High School, Sebastopol
Host:            Santa Rosa Cycling Club

This is a Double Century ride.  TT participants are experienced, fit riders.  Ride organizers suggest that before you attempt the TT you should complete such rides as the Markleville Death Ride (all passes), Climb to Kaiser, or the Davis Double.  Most riders who have done both the Davis and the TT find that the TT takes 3-4 hours longer.       Terrible Two

I Bike Sonoma County Century

Event Date:  June 22, 2013
Location:      Coddingtown Whole Foods, Santa Rosa
Host:            Whole Foods Market

This event - benefiting the SC Bicycling Coalition - pairs fantastic food with some of the most beautiful routes in Sonoma County to create a memorable ride experience with something for everyone - from Century to family fun ride, 100, 66, 35 or 18 miles.  All routes start and finish at Whole Foods Market Coddingtown.
I Bike Sonoma County

Best of the Bay

Event Date:  June 21, 2014
Location:      Orinda Community Park, Orinda
Host:            Cherry Hill Cyclists

The Best of the Bay (BOB) ride offers the finest cycling roads through the East Bay hills strung together into one epic ride.  These include the roads ridden in Stage 2 of the initial Tour of California (2006).

Best of the Bay


Event Date:  June 28, 2014
Location:      OReilly Media, Sebastopol
Host:            Santa Rosa Rotary

This ride offers a century, a metric century, and a fun ride. 
The century route is 102.2 miles and 7,253 feet of climbing.
The metric century is 100K and 2,918 feet of climbing.
The fun Route is 29.2 miles with 1,110 feet of climbing.

Giro Bello



Event Date:  July 19, 2014
Location:      Simi Winery
Host:            Healdsburg Chamber of Commerce

New this year - the ride starts and ends at historic Simi Winery.  Also new ride routes: epic 65 up the Geysers! 60, 30, and 20 mile routes.
Abundant rest stops snacks at the new Geyser Peak Winery rest stop.
Gourmet lunch at Simi Winery - wood-fire oven pizza, BBQ, wine & beer, and Live Music.
Healdsburg Harvest Century

Tour d'Organics

Event Date:  August 10, 2014
Location:      Sebastopol Community Cultural Center
Host:            Sebastopol Community Cultural Center

Unlike other rides, all the ride food is organic, fresh, locally sourced and vegan.  This ride winds through the stunning west Sonoma County countryside, with all rest stops at local organic farms.  A post-ride vegan meal is included for all participants.

Tour d'Organics


21st Holstein Hundred

Event Date:  August 16, 2014
Location:      Petaluma Junior High
Host:            West Marin Senior Services

Your entry fee includes an early morning pre-ride breakfast, route maps, post-ride gourmet meal, free parking, mostly organic, local, fabulous rest stop food, plus water and drinks, good humor, first aid supplies, radio support, SAG support, and even a few friendly Holstein cows to cheer you along.                                                         Holstein Hundred

Tour de Fuzz

Event Date:  September 13, 2014
Location:      Cardinal Newman High School
Host:            Law Enforcement Chaplaincy Foundation

Tour de Fuzz offers three course lengths, Enthusiast (50K/34-miles), Roadie (100K/62-miles), and Commando (100-miles).  It all takes place in the beautiful rolling wine country hills of Sonoma County.   Entry include a finish line BBQ & party with Kalua pig, chicken, beer and ice cream!  Also included is a pre-ride breakfast. Other options are the pre-race Carbo Load Dinner                                                   Tour de Fuzz

Levi's King Ridge GranFondo

Event Date:  October 5, 2013
Location:      Finley Park, Santa Rosa
Host:            Radio Shack

The Gran route is 103-mile route that climbs out of Cazadero to skytop views of mountains, ridges, valleys and of course the Pacific Ocean.  After cresting King Ridge Road, Gran riders whip down coastal roads towards Occidental, then smooth sailing back into Santa Rosa. 
King Ridge GranFondo


Konocti Challenge

Event Date:  October 4, 2014
Location:       Clear Lake
Host:             Rotary Club of Lakeport

The Konocti Challenge Century is a Beast!  With over 5,500 ft of vertical climb, your legs will be burning!  The century gives you the opportunity to ride around the largest natural lake in California.  Ride through pastoral vineyards, towering pine trees, mountain roads, and beautiful lake views.  Post-race meal includes chicken and steak BBQ at lake shore.

Asti Tour de Vine

Event Date:  October 11, 2014
Location:      Cloverdale
Host:            Cloverdale Rotary

October is a beautiful time to ride through wine country.  Ride the 25K, 50K, 100k or 100 mile uncrowded routes through rural valleys, past autumn-hued vineyards, alongside the meandering Russian River, and on pathways overlooking Lake Sonoma.  Race finishes at Asti Winerys Courtyard where you will be served Cellar No. 8 wines.
Asti Tour de Vine



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