This amateur sports festival promotes health, fitness and character building, through multi-sport competitions and physical activities
United States Road Cycling Events
Come out and experience Orange Countys best bike ride! The Saddleback Spring Classic Gran Fondo has a ride distance for you no matter what your experience or fitness level may be. You'll enjoy the best of what Orange County has to offer while "Pedaling to Cure Pediatric Cancer". All participants will get an amazing finishers medal and event T-shirt to memorialize your day, with an option to upgrade to a one of a kind event cycling jersey.
With five routes to choose from, you can select the best course for your ability. All of the courses will provide you a day to remember with fully-stocked rest stops supplied with snacks, gels, bars, carbohydrate/electrolyte drinks and water to keep you fueled and energized.
This unique bicycle tour for women of all ages and abilities winds through the Amador, Livermore, Diablo and San Ramon Valleys. The Classic route is a metric-century (65 miles/105k) and is mostly flat with a few moderate hills. The Short route is a 25 miles/40k flat route. The Challenge route (85 miles/137k) is for fit experienced riders only. The Challenge route has an additional 2,000 feet of elevation gain with significant ascents/descents.
**Only For Women/Girls**
The Party Pardee is a fun ride through the rolling foothills of Amador and Calaveras Counties near the gold rush town of Ione. Youll find well stocked rest stops and friendly volunteers to greet and refuel you along your tour. At the end of the ride youll enjoy a delicious after-ride meal and live music by Mumbo Gumbo!
Southern California meets Italy in this celebration of cycling, food, and San Diegos picturesque water front. Held in beautiful Downtown San Diego, the two-day festival features a mass-start, timed Gran Fondo with 4 route options, timed King and Queen of the Mountain competitions, The Bike & Fitness Expo with guest speakers and bike, health and fitness clinics. Challenging and inspiring routes, outstanding Campagnolo ride support, delicious food on course, followed by an Italian Feast at the Finish.
Grab your bike and ride with us from Oakland to the steps of the Capitol in Sacramento to support public education.
Bike around the Buttes was started in 1984 by a man named Leroy Ervin, a type 1 diabetic. The original ride was from Yuba City to the Redding/Red Bluff area, but it was quickly deemed to be too long and intense for the average rider.
All of our proceeds stay locally and go to directly benefit diabetics in our community.
Todays ride consists of three courses around the Sutter Buttes.. We have a 17.5 mile course, a 40 mile course, and a 100 mile course. Our ride comes with rest stops along the way, support and gear vehicles in case of emergency, and includes a BBQ lunch and live music after the ride.
A Hopper like no other. This is your chance to ride little known dirt roads in remote Mendocino County. Over 25 years of riding and exploring in Northern California has led to the crazy combination of pav, dirt and gravel roads that make up this two-day cycling adventure.
Come experience one of the most scenic events in California, Run Long Beach. Starting in Downtown Long Beach, runners head towards the historic Queen Mary and then through Shoreline Village. After running next to the Pacific Ocean on the flat beach path, half marathoners will continue down Ocean Boulevard while full marathoners veer right and head through Belmont Shore toward Marine Stadium.
Walk Jog Run Club will be hosting the Selma to Montgomery 51 Mile Relay Race and Bike Ride to commemorate the 1965 world renowned march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The race will start in Selma, Alabama and end at the state capitol in Montgomery, Alabama.
he Chico Stage Race is California's season opener for the 2019 cycling season. The event consists of the Thunderhill Circuit Race, Paskenta Hills Road Race p/b Jakroo, River Road Time Trial, and Steve Harrison Memorial Downtown Criterium in Chico, CA.
This year's race being again announced by American cycling legend
What you need to know about road cycling
Discover UK and International Road Cycling events. Featuring Sportives, Gran Fondos and Charity Bike Rides in our 2018 Cycling Calendar. Cycling is a hugely popular sport but can sometimes seem a closely guarded secret, there’s a lot of jargon and kit but once you pop, you absolutely can’t stop. It’s a great weekend activity, go with friends and cruise round city parks or country lanes, you’ll be addicted in no time.
Different road cycling event types
We sort our cycling events by Short (0-50km), Medium (50-100km), Long (100-200km) and Ultra (200km+). Most of these are Sportives. Here are some cycling event names defined:
- Gran Fondo — a mass participation cycling event at least 120km long. A large event with closed roads, usually chip timed. People travel all over Europe to compete in these events.
- Century — a cycle of 100 miles (160.9 km) or more within 12 hours, usually as a club sponsored event. A large event with closed roads, people can get there PBs here. Usually chip timed.
- Sportives — most of the cycling events on our site are sportives, these are the most popular endurance cycling events. They’re held all over the world and rarely exclude traffic. They’re more relaxed and whilst people do go for PBs it’s a much more convivial atmosphere than the more formal Gran Fondo races.