13 Scenic Century Rides
Mission to Ride
Montrose, Colorado - May 11 1 of 14
Most of the climbing is done early in the ride, but the reward is worth it—stunning views of Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. The ride then descends back toward Montrose for the more flat second half that explores beautiful western Colorado.
Santa Fe Century
Santa Fe, New Mexico - May 19 2 of 14
Pass through old mining towns and climb the hills of Ortiz and San Pedro Mountains on ancient Turquoise Trail. Get a first-hand glimpse of life in America's southwest.
San Diego Century Bike Tour
Encinitas, California - June 1 3 of 14
The unique geography of San Diego allows century riders to take in the beautiful beaches as well as climb challenging mountains just a few miles inland. This is one of Southern California's most esteemed rides.
Elephant Rock Cycling Festival
Castle Rock, Colorado - June 2 4 of 14
Take on the high plains between Denver and Colorado Springs with stunning mountain views to the west. Also take a 35-mile loop through the Black Forest and enjoy rolling hills throughout the ride.
Tour de Steamboat
Steamboat Springs, Colorado - July 20 5 of 14
Take on 110 miles of northern Colorado terrain, including landmarks like Rabbit Ears Pass, Gore Pass, Upper Craven and Wolford Mountain.
Harlem Valley Rail Ride
Millerton, New York - July 28 6 of 14
The century ride has 8,783 feet of elevation gain as it rolls through upstate New York, with several miles on the car-free Harlem Valley Rail Trail. Millerton is near the New York state border with Connecticut and Massachusetts.
Mt. Nebo Century Challenge
Springville, Utah - August 3 7 of 14
Cross the Uinta National Forest and get up-close views of Mount Nebo, Goshen Canyon and other scenic landmarks in one of the most beautiful states in America.
Crater Lake Century
Klamath Falls, Oregon - August 17 8 of 14
Get amazing views of the United States' deepest lake, as this ride takes you along the rim so you can see the blue water and the Cascade Mountains at this cherished national park.
Three Notch Century
White Mountains, New Hampshire - September 6-8 9 of 14
Explore the White Mountains of New Hampshire—including the area where "Old Man of the Mountain" used to be before its 2003 collapse. You can choose to finish the 100 miles in one day, or two- and three-day options are available.
Maine Lighthouse Ride
South Portland, Maine - September 7 10 of 14
Several distances are offered, including a 100-mile trek that passes nine of Maine's iconic lighthouses and ventures into breathtaking coastal areas.
Tahoe Sierra Century
Olympic Valley, California - September 14 11 of 14
This "Miles for Music" ride gives all proceeds to the music programs at North Tahoe Middle and High Schools. Enjoy the views as you climb 6,800 feet including a summit of Donner Pass.
Tour de Whidbey
Greenbank, Washington - September 21 12 of 14
Explore the island located in the Puget Sound, not far from Seattle. The terrain features farmland, rural roads, and 360-degree views of the sound and everything it touches.
Santa Barbara Century
Santa Barbara, California - October 19 13 of 14
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.