7 Multi-Day Bike Tours
Colorado Death Ride Tour
Silverton, Colorado - June 8-10 1 of 8
Supporting Children's Hospital Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the ALS Association, this 3-day ride covers 232 miles, five mountain passes, 16,500 feet of climbing and passes through about a dozen towns, including Durango and Telluride.
Cairo, Illinois - July 6-13, 2013 2 of 8
Take on 600 miles in six days, starting in southern Illinois and finishing under the skyline of Chicago. Challenge yourself even more by combining this ride with the Tri-State Tour the next day, and do the equivalent of seven centuries in seven days.
Ithaca, New York - July 25-29, 2013 3 of 8
Circle all 11 of upstate New York's Finger Lakes in this randonneur-style bike event. Each of the four days has 125 miles of riding, though shorter options are available for the second, third and fourth days.
Paradise Ride Kauai
Lihue, Hawaii - August 3-4, 2013 4 of 8
Explore one of the world's most beautiful islands in this two-day journey around Kauai. The event is a "Design Your Own Ride" lets you ride as much as you're capable of. A century ride is offered on Sunday which means riding could total 150 miles over the two days—but could be as little as 13 miles a day.
Ride Around Puget Sound
Tacoma, Washington - August 24-25, 2013 5 of 8
Cross the Puget Sound on the Tacoma Narrows Bridge and embark on a 170-mile, two-day ride on paved trails and scenic back roads. More than 9,600 feet of elevation gain make the route challenging, and the views of the water and the mountains make it beautiful.
Ride to Lava
Smithfield, Utah - September 27-28, 2013 6 of 8
Tackle the scenic countryside of northern Utah and southeast Idaho, riding 162 miles between Smithfield and Lava Hot Springs. The two-day trek comes with dinner, breakfast, two lunches and a yoga class.
California Coast Classic Bike Tour
San Francisco, California - September 28-October 5 7 of 8
This is a 525-mile full-service bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Rest stops are every 25 miles down the coast as you pass beautiful coastlines, wineries, lighthouses and more.