10 Bike Rides in October
Tyranena Oktoberfest Bike RideMills, Wisconsin- October 4, 2014 1 of 11
This charity fun ride helps to support those suffering from life-threatening illnesses. Choose from 30-, 50- or 70-mile routes and enjoy a full SAG supported course with rest areas, restrooms and refreshments at designated stops. After the ride, you'll be treated to a free tour of the Tyranea Brewing Company and live music at the after-race party.
Wine Country Howl-O-Wheel'n Ride to ProvideWindsor, California - October 5, 2014 2 of 11
Ride through the scenic vineyard landscape of Sonoma County on a hauntingly beautiful Halloween-themed recreational ride. The ride is stocked full of surprises, with aid stations decorated with creepy themes and ghoulish good treats. Choose from the Freaky 15, the Frankenstein 48 and the Morbid Metric 64.4-mile rides.
Mercy Tour de Bass Bike RideSpringfield, Missouri - October 5, 2014 3 of 11
Enjoy the stunning fall foliage of the nation's heartland. Routes of 101, 70, 38 and 24 miles are offered and the event is put on by the famous Bass Pro shop in Springfield.
Share the Road RideSimi Valley, California - October 5, 2014 4 of 11
Share the Road has two century-ride options: The "easy" route climbs 4,685 feet, while the "challenge" route climbs the famous Balcom Canyon Wall, totaling 5,571 feet for the distance. The ride raises awareness for cyclists and those who have lost their lives out on the road.
Black Bear CenturyMinisink Hills, Pennsylvania - October 11, 2014 5 of 11
Seven different distances are offered, ranging from 32 to 107 miles. The long one, though, is where your climbing is put to the test. More than 9,700 feet of elevation gain will take you to the highest point in New Jersey with 100-mile-plus views in all directions—all with fall foliage creating stunning backdrops of color in every direction.
Shelter Century Fall Foliage TourEaston, Maryland - October 18, 2014 6 of 11
All funds raised from this event stay in Talbot County and directly benefit the community's homeless through the Talbot Interfaith Shelter. The ride takes place on Maryland's beautiful Eastern Shore with waterfront rest stops. Once you're done, stop by the after-party and indulge in some free pie.
North Las Vegas CenturyLas Vegas, Nevada - October 18, 2014 7 of 11
Trek around Las Vegas Valley on this fully supported and safe route. The ride includes multiple rest stops, route support, lunch and a finisher's medal.
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle's Charity RideFlowery Branch, Georgia - October 18, 2014 8 of 11
This ride has five different distances and raises money for Cagle's Greater Purpose Charity and the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Cagle's charity provides scholarships for deserving youths from single-parent homes to attend summer athletic camps.
Santa Barbara CenturySanta Barbara, California - October 18, 2014 9 of 11
Explore one of Southern California's gems, where the coastline and mountains squeeze tightly together. The result is a century ride with challenging climbs and amazing views of the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands.
Ride for Kids - Gear Up to End Childhood HungerFort Worth, Texas - October 25, 2014 10 of 11
With 10-, 20-, and 30-mile rides, this family-friendly event has something for everyone. Children in strollers, tricycles and trainers are welcome to cruise around on closed streets, and there will be a post-race festival with activities and games. Registration fees will be donated to the Tarrant Area Food Bank's Food For Kids Program.