10 Fall Bike Tours in 2014
Amish Country Bike Tour
Dover, Delaware - September 6, 2014 1 of 11
Starting in Delaware's historic district of Dover, this ride takes you along a beautifully scenic route in the heart of Amish country. Routes vary in distance, but everyone is invited to the festivities once you've crossed the finish line.
2014 Tour de Chocolate Town
Hershey, Pennsylvania - September 7, 2014 2 of 11
Chocolate lovers will always remember this ride, as it takes participants through Hershey (home of Hershey's chocolate factory), Elizabethtown (home of M&M/Mars) and Lititz (home of Wilbur Chocolate Company). The route also explores Amish farmland and covered bridges of rural Pennsylvania.
Country Roads Ride With the Camels
Warwick, New York - September 14, 2014 3 of 11
Fully supported by road marshalls and optimized for safety, this ride helps to provide aid to the Big Brother and Big Sisters of Orange County charities. Travel on uncrowded roads and through the prisitine landscape of New York's Hudson Valley. Route distances include a 10-mile family fun ride or a 20-, 40, or 63-mile option.
Tour de Whidbey
Whidbey Island, Washington - September 20, 2014 4 of 11
Rural roads, gorgeous scenery and ocean views around every turn: What more could you want? The ride around Whidbey Island is offered in a family-friendly distance of 10 miles and goes up to suit your level of fitness, with 30, 40, 50 and a challenging 100-mile option also available.
Kiwanis Wine Country Trek and Balloon Ride
Prosser, Washington - September 27-28, 2014 5 of 11
This route roams through Yakima Valley past wineries, vineyards, cherry and apple orchards. Ride Yakima River on Saturday and watch hot air balloon departures before your morning route through the vineyards where you'll enjoy wine tasting on Sunday afternoon. A special "night glow" and harvest festival will be held in Prosser.
Tyranena Oktoberfest Bike Ride
Mills, Wisconsin- October 4, 2014 6 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 Provide
Windsor, California - October 5, 2014 7 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 Ride
Springfield, Missouri - October 5, 2014 8 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.
Tour de New River 2014
Scottsdale, Arizona - November 1, 2014 9 of 11
You won't find a warmer ride in November than the Tour de New River in Arizona. Choose from the long route of 72 miles, the short route of 40 miles or the 14 mile mountain bike route. Having a hard time choosing? You can also choose to ride the duathlon, which is the road bike and mountain bike courses combined into a single event.
Buellton, California - November 8, 2014 10 of 11
Pedal through beautiful Solvang in Santa Ynez Valley, a perfect ride for the end of your season. Choose from distances of 10, 25, 50 or the metric century.