6 Double Metric Century Rides
Cool Breeze Century
Ventura, California - August 18 1 of 7
Get a look at coastal Southern California—including the Channel Islands—during this ride, which includes a 124-mile route with 5,600 feet of climbing. A unique tradition is the passing out of popsicles during the ride.
Mahwah, New Jersey - August 19 2 of 7
Get a look at the farm and lake countries of northern and western New Jersey. The double metric riders do the century ride route, then add a climb up Schooley's Mountain for good measure to come in at 125 miles. The slogan? "Half the Hills are Down."
Bike Psycho Century
Coal City, Illinois - August 26, 2012 3 of 7
Riding along the Illinois River, this ride is the signature event of the Bike Psychos Cycling Club.
New York, New York - September 8, 2012 4 of 7
This ride starts at the George Washington Bridge Bus Terminal and ends at Fort Tyron Park in Manhattan. The ride is a radonneuring event, meaning it's unsupported and stresses self-sufficiency.
Bellingham, Washington - September 16, 2012 5 of 7
Get an up-close look at "where the Cascades mountains meet the sea" as you tour the mainland's northwestern corner.
Central Jersey 200K
Princeton Junction, New Jersey - October 14, 2012 6 of 7
This brevet is an unsupported double metric that's flat with the chance of headwinds. Explore Central Jersey and hone your self-sufficiency skills.