10 Early-Season Cycling Events
Southern Pride Ag Ride
Screven, Georgia - March 16 1 of 11
The agricultural areas of southeastern Georgia highlight these routes, which range from 23 to 106 miles. Riders completing the metric century and century rides will receive a special gift.
Spring Rush Century
Palm Desert, California - March 23 2 of 11
This inaugural ride explores the desert of Southern California with five different routes ranging from 20 to 100 miles. In addition, a 15-mile time trial and a 130-mile "Super Century" option is available.
Tour de Parks
Venice, Florida - March 24 3 of 11
Explore Sarasota County, including the island of Venice. Riders younger than 14 and older than 75 ride for free.
Wheels o' Fire
Hamilton, Georgia - April 6 4 of 11
The Harris County volunteer firefighters get a portion of the proceeds, hence the name. Volunteer firefighters will man the 11 rest stops of the century ride, but 26-, 45- and 68-mile routes are also offered.
Stay-n-Play Everglades Ride
Everglades City, Florida - April 7 5 of 11
Rides of 16, 27 and 62 miles explore one of America's most amazing landscapes—the swamps of southern Florida. Surround your ride with kayaking, fishing, hiking or an airboat ride through the Everglades.
Tour de Fire
Henderson, Nevada - April 13 6 of 11
This ride benefits the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation and has a distance for everyone—20, 48, 60, 74, 99 and 134 miles. Breakfast and lunch will be served before and after your tour of southern Nevada.
Tour de Marco
Marco Island, Florida - April 14 7 of 11
The tiny barrier island in southwest Florida plays host to this quick event, with rides of 5, 15 and 30 miles offered. Explore Marco Island the quaint fishing village of Goodland.
Fremont, California - April 21 8 of 11
Ride past Mission San Jose to Calaveras Reservoir, where for the past several years a pair of nesting bald eagles have been admired by participants. In 2012, a telescope was set up to allow cyclists to get a closer look before continuing on.
Issaqueena's Last Ride
Walhalla, South Carolina - April 27 9 of 11
This is the 16th year of the event, which tour the Blue Ridge foothills and some of the classic scenery of South Carolina. Rides of 32, 61 and 100 miles are offered.
Haleiwa Metric Century Ride
Haleiwa, Hawaii - April 28 10 of 11
More than 900 riders will join you along the northern shores of Oahu. Rides are 25K, 50K and 100K and take on some of Hawaii's most beautiful scenery.