8 Cycling Events in December
9th Annual Iron Joe Turkey Ride
Naples, Florida - December 1, 2013 1 of 9
Ride in sunny Florida the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Choose from a 30- or 62-mile route or just show up for the sunrise yoga and fitness challenge, which begins shortly after the cyclists set off.
Boneshaker Cyclocross Race
Danville, Pennsylvania - December 7, 2013 2 of 9
If you seek a muddy good time, the Boneshaker Cyclocross race has a lot to offer. Formerly titled Hess Mess, the race takes place in Hess Park, where open straightaway speed and a creek crossing are on the menu. Stay afterwards for free beer, music and food.
Tour de Frost
Rockford, Illinois - December 7, 2013 3 of 9
If this ride sounds cold, it's because it is. Bundle up and head out for a 25-mile ride with your friends to support local charities in their quest to provide warm clothes to the Rockford Rescue Mission. Donations are encouraged.
Ride and Run With the Stars
Tierra Verde, Florida - December 7, 2013 4 of 9
Ride, run or walk in beautiful Fort DeSoto Park to help the Pinellas County Sheriff's Department give hope and help to needy children and families. Enjoy a visit from Santa Claus, a climbing wall and an after-ride party with free food as part of the weekend festivities. Choose from a 25-mile ride, a 10K family ride, or a one-mile fun run.
Mission to Mission Charity Bike Tour
San Antonio, Texas - December 7, 2013 5 of 9
Benefit local charities while celebrating the trails linking Spanish Colonial Missions. A family tour is offered, as well as 30- and 50-mile routes.
Piru 20K Time Trial
Piru, California - December 8, 2013 6 of 9
Test yourself against the clock with a 20K solo effort, the perfect way to mix up your offseason training. Still looking for something different? Jump in the fixed-gear, tandem and recumbent categories for an even greater challenge.
Escape to the Keys Bicycle Festival
Homestead, Florida - December 6-8, 2013 7 of 9
This two-day, fully-supported ride begins at Homestead Speedway and finishes 150 miles later in beautiful Key West. A Friday night stop at Hawks Cay Resort and a morning breakfast of Knaus Berry Farm's sticky buns make this unique event worth a trek to sunny Florida. Transportation back from Key West is offered for an additional nominal fee.
Borrego Springs Century
Borrego Springs, California - December 14, 2013 8 of 9
Ride by prehistoric desert sculptures as you explore inland San Diego County at this century ride. Loops of 32 and 65 miles are also offered.