8 Ultra-Distance Cycling Events
Athens-Savannah Double Century
Athens, Georgia - May 2, 2014 1 of 9
This two-day event takes particpants through the scenic roads of old Georgia. The 110-mile ride on day one heads through Maxeys, Crawfordville and Louisville before heading to Highway 17 and Bloomingsdale (near Savannah) on day two.
Tour de Fire
Las Vegas, Nevada - May 3, 2014 2 of 9
The longest distance offered at this ride goes 134 miles through the outskirts of Las Vegas and benefits the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Breakfast and lunch will be served before and after your ride.
Breathless Agony Century
Redlands, California - May 3, 2014 3 of 9
Take on 114 miles with 12,000 feet of climbing. The clock stops for a party atop the Onyx Summit, 8,443 feet above sea level (with the Grim Reaper making an appearance) before you head back down. Finish the ride and be eligible to purchase a special jersey.
Plymouth, California - May 31, 2014 4 of 9
The 124-mile double metric climbs 10,000 feet to the top of Slug Gulch before going back to the Amador County Fairgrounds. Breakfast will be served during registration and a post-ride meal will be available to finishers.
The Black and Blue Double Century
Todd, North Carolina - June 14, 2014 5 of 9
This double-century is technically a relay, but you can take on the 200 miles as a team of one. Explore the rural mountain roads of North Carolina and Virginia and conquer 16,287 feet of elevation gain.
Fall River Century
McArthur, California - July 19, 2014 6 of 9
Get scenic views of two of California's famous volcanoes—Mt. Shasta and Lassen Peak—during the 124-mile double metric. A pancake breakfast is planned before you begin exploring rural Northern California on two wheels.
CHAFE 150 Gran Fondo
Sandpoint, Idaho - July 21, 2014 7 of 9
The 150-mile ride is void of major hills, but has plenty of scenery to make up for it. It starts and ends on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, circumnavigates the Kaniksu National Forest and showcases the beauty of rural Idaho and Montana.
Climb to Kaiser
Clovis, California - June 28, 2014 8 of 9
One of the toughest organized rides in the country, the Climb to Kaiser goes 155 miles up to the Kaiser Pass with 13,000 feet of elevation gain. This is the 37th year of the event.