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Cycle the Sierra

15th Jun - 17th Jun 2019
Nevada City, CA 95959, USA

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CYCLE THE SIERRA is an annual cycling event that takes place in the Sierra Nevada Mountains of Northern California. This fully supported, five-day journey takes riders on a 300-mile loop through breathtaking country, beneath granite peaks, through evergreen forests and to alpine hot springs. Well ride through iconic locations like Lake Tahoe and the area where gold was discovered starting the California Gold Rush, over the 4th highest bridge in the US, and through numerous unique and historical communities along the way.

Each day cyclists will travel roughly 60 miles. At night, well camp together under the stars. Camps will feature delicious food, live music, a beer and wine garden, massage therapists, bike mechanics and other cyclists letting loose on vacation from all over the United States.

Distances in this event

  1. Nevada City to Chili Bar ­– 61 miles (4600.0 ft. of climbing)

    Bike 61mi
    Sat 15th Jun 2019
  2. Chili Bar to Kirkwood Resort ­– 62 miles (8162.0 ft .of climbing)

    Bike 62mi
    Sun 16th Jun 2019
  3. Kirkwood Resort to Lake Tahoe ­– 34 miles (2146.0 ft. of climbing)

    Bike 34km
    Mon 17th Jun 2019
  4. Lake Tahoe to Sierraville ­– 65 miles (3190.0 ft. of climbing)

    Bike 65mi
    Tue 18th Jun 2019
  5. Sierraville to Nevada City ­– 82 miles (6109.0 ft. of climbing)

    Bike 82mi
    Wed 19th Jun 2019
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