Blood Sweat and Gears 2020

June 27, 2020

Blood Sweat and Gears

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Location: Valle Crucis Elementary School
Valle Crucis, NC

 

Blood Sweat and Gears, aka BSG, celebrates 22 years on June 27, 2020. From humble beginnings, BSG has grown into the North Carolina High Country’s premier cycling event. Starting and finishing in historic Valle Crucis, home of the Mast General Store, BSG offers incredibly scenic views, epic climbs and some of the best cycling that North Carolina has to offer.

BSG showcases the mountain communities of Watauga and Ashe counties. We offer a very challenging 95-mile route and a 45-mile route that is shorter on mileage but still big on challenge. Both routes include epic area climbs. The 95-mile route features the famous Snake Mountain climb. More route details including map links and gpx file downloads are HERE.


Ride/Distance/Elevation Gain

  • 95 Mile Route/94mi/8,240ft
  • 45 Mile Route/45mi/4,194ft
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Tour of Napa Valley 2020

Aug. 16, 2020

Tour of Napa Valley

Register Registration opens 3/1/2020

Location: Napa Valley Fairgrounds
Calistoga, CA

 

The 44th edition, 2020 Tour of Napa Valley is a Renaissance of sorts, with all of the rides starting and ending in our new venue at the Napa County Fairgrounds in Calistoga, at the North end of the valley. Calistoga is a small town renowned for its hot springs, mud baths, world-class restaurants and Napa Valley wines. As our riders go south on the scenic Silverado Trail and into the Vaca range to the east of the valley, they will visit as many as seven famous wine appellations and enjoy views not only of vineyards, but hillsides of oaks, bays, eucalyptus, as well as redwood forests.

This year we are again offering 5 distances – a flat 35 miles all within the Napa Valley, a “hilly” 50 miles with moderate climbs, a 62.5 mile metric century, an 80 miler that includes all of the climbing but less flat riding and our iconic Century.


Ride/Distance/Elevation Gain

  • Century Ride/99mi/5,660ft
  • Awesome 80/79mi/5,259ft
  • Metric Century/65mi/3,777ft
  • Hilly 50/52mi/2,552ft
  • Flat 35/37mi/1,482ft
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B2VT 2020

June 20, 2020

B2VT 2019

B2VT Bike Ride

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Location: 1 Patriot Park
Bedford, MA

 

In 2014 a new name (B2VT) and a new course was unveiled by the founders of the B2B. There was a new starting area (Historic Battlefield region of Lexington, Concord and Bedford, MA) and final destination (Okemo Mountain Resort in Ludlow, VT) but subsequent editions of the B2VT have been some of the most challenging riding ever! Some new nasty climbs and epic New England roads with an uphill finish at Okemo just added to the legacy! See the 2018 course map here.

The B2VT Ride, though epic, is not for everyone. It is one of the most challenging bike rides in New England and if you sign up, you are expected to finish within the allotted time frame. We do not offer sag wagon service to the finish, you must finish on your own except under extreme circumstances (medical emergency).


Rides/Distances/Elevation Gain

  • B2VT Ride/149mi/9,000ft
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America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride 2020

June 7, 2020

America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride

America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride

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Location: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Lake Tahoe, CA

 

Join us for the 2020 America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride!

Bike the West and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society invite you to participate in the 29th annual America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride, one of the most scenic and awe-inspiring rides you will ever experience. Spectacular scenery, clean mountain air, great food and fully supported by experienced ride organizers makes this ride is a ‘must do’ for any avid recreational bicyclist.


Rides/Distances/Elevation Gain

  • Century Ride/100mi/4,924ft
  • 72 Mile Ride/72mi/4,024ft
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Redbud Ride 2020

Apr. 18, 2020

Redbud Ride 4-18-2020

Redbud Ride 2020

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Location: 529 South Main St.
London, KY

 

The Redbud Ride is an annual bicycle ride that starts in beautiful downtown London, KY and stretches throughout the surrounding areas. The route for the Redbud Ride passes some of the most beautiful scenery in Kentucky, filled with blooming redbud trees! This ride is a must- do for cycling enthusiasts, professionals and amateurs alike.

Ride/Distance/Elevation Gain

  • Red Route/100mi/4,177ft
  • Green Route/62mi/2,749ft
  • Orange Route/33.4mi1,480ft/
  • Yellow Route/22mi/794ft
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