10 Late-Season Century Rides
Black Bear Century
Minisink Hills, Pennsylvania - October 11, 2014 1 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 Tour
Easton, Maryland - October 18, 2014 2 of 11
This ride (not race) takes place on the eastern shore of Maryland along the quiet roads of Talbot County. The will pass by the Choptank and Tuckahoe Rivers to allow riders to take in some of the best fall scenery of any where in the country. Choose the 100-mile century or the 32- or 63-mile fitness rides.
Santa Barbara Century
Santa Barbara, California - October 18, 2014 3 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.
Gran Fondo Atlanta-Roswell
Roswell, Georgia - October 19, 2014 4 of 11
Join the Southern Bicycle League in bringing the first edition of the Italian-style bike race to the city of Atlanta and the region of Roswell. Choose from distances of 106, 63 or 34 miles with a timed hill climb challenge in the longer distance. A post-ride party and celebration will be provided for all participants.
Tour de Tugaloo
Toccoa, Georgia - November 1, 2014 5 of 11
Enjoy the fall colors from seldom-traveled roads along the Tugaloo River, Lake Hartwell and the foothills of South Carolina. The ride benefits preservation of the Tugaloo Corridor.
Gulf Coast Cyclefest
Lakewood Ranch, Florida - November 2, 2014 6 of 11
Explore Southwest Florida on two wheels at this century ride, which explores the Sarasota area and the Gulf coastline.
Palm Desert Century
Palm Desert, California - November 8, 2014 7 of 11
The average high in November is 80 degrees in Palm Desert, making the temperatures ideal for a 100-mile ride across the Coachella Valley.
Cruisin' in the Country Century Ride
Coral Gables, Florida - November 8, 2014 8 of 11
Explore some of Georgia's quaint rural areas, complete with rich wildlife and agriculture. Support stations are dotted every 10 to 12 miles on the course to help you to the finish.
Gran Fondo Giro d'Italia Miami
Claxton, Georgia - November 9, 2014 9 of 11
This 2,000-rider mass start event comes complete with a jersey, finisher's medal, authentic Italian meal, a raffle and, oh yeah, a scenic ride through beautiful south Florida.
Apalachee Cycle One Ride to Benefit
Dacula, Georgia - November 12, 2014 10 of 11
Support the Lawerenceville Co-Op and provide help to those in need. Proceeds go towards the purchase of food and utility aid for low-income families. Choose from routes of 30, 68 or 100 miles and enjoy a day a fun and giving. An after-ride cookout will be provided and a chance to win a prize drawing for any rider donating five food items or more are just part of the post-ride celebration.