Events & Rides

Our calendar lists events, rides and meetings of interest to bicyclists in Washington. Rides highlighted in RED make a contribution (typically a dollar per rider) to us.  When you sign up for one of these rides, you are supporting policies that promote bicycling, safer streets for riding, Safe Routes to School programs, and much more.  Visit About Us to learn more about what we do.

Please use our Event Submission Form if you would like us to include your meeting, ride or event on our calendar.

 

Upcoming Events › Rides that Support WA Bikes

April 27, 2014

Lilac Century & Family Fun Ride

Lilac Century BannerThis Lilac Century & Family Fun Ride offers a variety of fun, scenic and challenging tours for every level of rider.  Five tour lengths support all levels of riders and everyone will enjoy a free baked-potato feed at the finish. Tri-athletes may register for a Bike/Run “Brick” transition to a 5 K run from a secure bike holding area. All proceeds to benefit local charities supported by the Spokane Aurora Northwest Rotary Club.

Registration is open now! Learn more at http://www.northdivision.com/Lilac%20Century_Home.html

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: April 27, 2014 7:00 am
End: April 27, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Spokane Falls Community College
Address:
3410 W Fort George Wright Drive , Spookane, WA, United States

May 3, 2014

Ride Around Clark County

VBC-USAGet ready to ride the 31st Annual Ride Around Clark County!

Organized by the Vancouver Bicycle Club, RACC offers four beautiful routes through scenic Clark County countryside. The ride has four well-stocked aid & rest stops plus two mini-rests with plenty of food, mechanics and SAG support.  Routes include 99, 66, 34 and 18 mile rides.  All are beautiful, all are fun!

Online registration is open until April 30 2014. Route descriptions and more info on Ride Around Clark County: http://www.vbc-usa.com/racc-draft/

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: May 3, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 3, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Clark College
Address:
Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA, United States

May 4, 2014

May Day Classic

May Day Metric Rest StopThe May Day Classic is a spring tradition and designed with the cycling enthusiast in mind. There are three challenging routes to choose from: 50-mile Gazebo route, 72-mile Wilkeson route, and 100+ mile Mountain route. All three routes will challenge your stamina.

Organized by Phil’s Bike Shop in Federal Way, the May Day Classic will guide you through the lesser traveled back roads, byways and bike trails of the South Sound region. All routes begin and end at Phil’s Bike Shop and the ride is supported.

You’re pedaling for some good causes on the May Day Classic. A portion of each registration fee and any residual funds will be donated to Washington Bikes and the Orting Food Bank.

More info at http://philsbikeshop.com/mayday/.

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: May 4, 2014 6:30 am
End: May 4, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Phil's Bike Shop
Address:
2310 SW 336th St , Federal Way, WA, 98023, United States

May 10, 2014

Skagit Spring Classic

You might see the Devil on Bow Hill Road.

Mark your ride calendar the 24th Annual Skagit Spring Classic!

Sponsored by the Skagit Bicycle Club, this ride pedals through splendid rural forests and offers some amazing marine views. Four routes to choose from: a Century that features the Skagit Flats, Chuckanut Drive, old Samish Highway, and Samish Lake; a 62-mile challenging route that includes Chuckanut Drive and 2400+ feet of elevation gain; a rolling 45-mile route; and the No Sweat 25 which is mostly flat and gives you views of Padilla Bay and the San Juan Islands.

For more info on the Skagit Spring Classic: http://www.skagitspringclassic.org/

Looking for a place to stay or additional things to do while you’re in the area? Visit the Mount Vernon Chamber website.

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: May 10, 2014 7:00 am
End: May 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Bayview Elementary School
Address:
15241 Josh Wilson Rd, Burlington, WA, United States

Group Health Inland Empire Century

Inland Empire Century logoMark May 10 on your calendar for a a great ride, the Group Health Inland Empire Century (IEC)! Routes skirt the Columbia and Yakima rivers – through parks and over bridges – and return to the traditional route in the Horse Heaven Hills. Ride options are from an easy 25 miles to challenging 50, 75 or 100 mile tours. All routes showcase the scenic beauty of the lower Yakima/Columbia River valley with its vineyards, wheat fields and fruit orchards.

The Inland Empire Century is a fully supported ride with food, rest stops, route map, and sag wagon. This ride is organized by the Kiwanis Clubs of Columbia and Tri-Cities Industry. Registration is open now! Check here for more information about the ride:  http://www.inlandempirecentury.com/

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: May 10, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 10, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Columbia Park
Address:
Kennewick, WA, United States

June 1, 2014

Peninsula Metric Century & Gran Fondo

Riding the Peninsula Metric Century

Riding the Peninsula Metric Century

The Peninsula Metric Century (PMC) is a challenging ride through the scenic Kitsap Peninsula. Enjoy panoramic waterfront views, rural countryside, and lots of rolling hills. Choose from routes of 50k, 70k, 100k or 100m at two convenient start locations. Riders will enjoy a well-marked course with cue sheet and map, support vehicles, fully stocked rest stops, and dessert at the finish line.

You can start the PMC from either Gig Harbor Medical Pavilion or Southworth Ferry Terminal. Gran Fondo starts from Southworth at 7am.  More details on the Peninsula Metric Century can be found here. This ride is organized by the Tacoma Wheelmen’s Bicycle Club.

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: June 1, 2014 7:00 am
End: June 1, 2014 5:00 pm

June 21, 2014

Ann Weatherill Cycling Classic

Ann Weatherill RideRide, wine and dine your way through the beautiful Walla Walla Valley on the 9th Annual Ann Weatherill Cycling Classic on June 21!

The Walla Walla Valley provides the cyclist with the best roads, less traffic, great food and outstanding weather. You have three route options to choose from on the Ann Ride: 30, 60 and 100 miles. All routes depart and return to Pioneer Park and riders are treated to a spaghetti and meatballs feast at the end of the ride.

This ride is organized by the Wheatland Wheelers and supports bicycle safety and education efforts. Learn more about the Ann Weatherill Cycling Classic here: http://www.wheatlandwheelers.com/2014/03/9th-annual-ann-weatherill-cycling-classic/

This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: June 21, 2014 7:00 am
End: June 21, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Pioneer Park
Address:
Walla Walla, WA, 99362, United States

June 22, 2014

Two-County Double Metric Century

2-County ride LogoThe Two-County Double Metric Century offers cyclists the opportunity to explore beautiful Lewis and Thurston counties and to conquer challenging distances of up to 200 km. Riders can select from any one of 5 well-marked and fully supported routes. The shortest is an easy, family-friendly 23-mile loop. Longer loop routes of 32, 76, and 105 miles can also be chosen. The longest route is a 125-mile (200 km) loop that will challenge experienced cyclists. All routes are scenic. Car traffic is usually light. You won’t believe the food at the rest stops!

This ride is expertly organized by the Capital Bicycling Club and registration is open now. Learn more about the Two-County Double Metric Century at http://capitalbicycleclub.org/2County/

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: June 22, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 22, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Tumwater, WA, United States

July 19, 2014

Jedermann Gran Fondo

jedermanngranfondo_284x283The Jedermann Gran Fondo is a timed 100, 66 & 30 (not timed) mile cycling ride and cycling festival that will start and finish in Cheney, WA. The course will visit the back roads and farming communities of Sprague, Tokio, Harrington, Edwall and back to Cheney. Enjoy the interesting landscapes, rolling wheat fields, and wide open bike-friendly roads that eastern Washington has to offer!

Entries include a free pancake breakfast, custom pint glass, and event T-shirt. Custom cycling jersey available for purchase. There is an optional post-ride BBQ, live music and a beer garden. Custom finisher medals for the 100-mile route.

To learn more about the Jedermann Gran Fondo or to register:  http://emdesports.com/jedermanngranfondo/home.html

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: July 19, 2014 7:00 am
End: July 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
Cheney, WA, United States

July 27, 2014

Tour de Kitsap

Tour de Kitsap is your opportunity to enjoy scenic Kitsap Peninsula by bicycle! Choose from multiple route options, take in the spectacular views of the West Sound, and re-energize yourself at the themed rest stops. Registration fees support Washington Bikes and local bicycle safety and education programs. More info: http://www.westsoundcycling.com.

*This ride supports statewide bicycle advocacy and education efforts with a contribution to Washington Bikes.

Start: July 27, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 27, 2014 4:00 pm
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