Washington Events

Chilly Hilly - 2/25/24

  • Bainbridge Island, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 33 miles
  • Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
     

    With chilly February weather and 2,675 feet of hilly climbing, the name says it all!

    Chilly Hilly has been kicking off the cycling season in the Northwest on the last Sunday in February for the past 50 years. The 33-mile route around Bainbridge Island starts with a scenic early morning ferry ride across Puget Sound from Seattle, or you can join the crowd directly on Bainbridge Island.

Mussels In The Kettles - 3/2/24

  • Coupeville, WA
  • Mountain bike event
  • Three routes ranging from non-technical to technical

Heaven Of The South - 3/10/24

  • Tri Cities, WA
  • New for 2024!
  • Mostly gravel
  • Distances: 45, 85 miles
  • Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
  • Limited to: 200 riders Participants

Gran Fondo Ephrata - 4/7/24

  • Ephrata, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Mostly gravel
  • Distances: 50, 80 miles
  • Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
    Limited to: 200 riders Participants

The Gran Fondo Ephrata course is designed to give riders a glimpse of some very remote, out of the way parts of central Washington.

The course will for the most part go out Baird Springs Rd and return on Palisades Rd. It is designed to give riders a glimpse of some very remote, out of the way parts of central Washington. In the spirit of remote and rustic central Washington, much of the route is primitive gravel roads. There will be at least one well stocked aid station at approx. the half way point as well as a few sag wagons for additional assistance.

Wahkiacus Gravel Premier - 4/21/24

  • Goldendale, WA
  • Distances: 50, 88 miles
  • Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
  • Limited to: 200 riders Participants

    Gran Fondo Goldendale is 90 miles of non stop epic views and rolling terrain on the edge of arid central wa and the mountains. This ride will add up to 6200′ of climbing and just enough gravel to keep your drive train gritty.

Ride for Major Taylor - 4/21/24

  • Seattle, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Tour de Lopez - 4/27/24

  • Lopez, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

McClinchy Mile - 4/28/24

  • Stanwood, WA
  • e-Bike friendly

Tour de Cure - 5/4/24

  • Richland, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: Varied

Skagit Spring Classic - 5/11/24

  • Burlington, WA
  • Always the Saturday before Mother's Day
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Lewis County Historic Bike Ride - PERMANENTLY CANCELED

Inland Empire Century5/11/24

  • Richland, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 25, 50, 75, 100 miles
  • Difficulty: Basically flat, no steep hills
  • Limited to: 500 or less Participants

Walla Walla Tour Lite - 5/17 - 5/19/24

  • Walla Walla, WA
  • Multi-day tour
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Come join us for a weekend of riding around beautiful Walla Walla. Experience farm country like never before! You will love the diversity of scenery -- from wheat to wine, experience this unique SE Washington community! This will be a fun way to end your cycling season and enjoy nice weather after it turns rainy west of the Cascades. We do a group start in the morning, but riders will ride at their preferred pace and may select long or short routes each day.

Lilac Century Bike Ride - 5/19/24

  • Spokane, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 12, 25, 50, 66, 100 miles
  • Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
  • Limited to: 500 or less Participants

Your Canyon For A Day - 5/19/24

  • Yakima, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Gran Fondo Leavenworth - 5/19/24

  • Peshastin, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 40, 80 miles
  • Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Limited to: 200 riders Participants

This ride is HARD and is intended for experienced cyclists. There will be over 8400′ of climbing (which is A LOT), much of which is on rough Forest Service roads. It will likely be HOT as well.

7 hills of Kirkland - 5/27/24

  • Kirkland, WA
  • 38 & 62 mile routes
  • The 7 Hills of Kirkland has been a beloved Memorial Day road bike ride for over 20 years. The ride supports fundraising to provide housing and services to the Eastside’s less fortunate residents.

Flying Wheels - 6/1/24

  • Seattle, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 25, 45, 65, 100 miles
  • Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs

    Get out of the city and enjoy the Puget Sound region's finest rural riding! Flying Wheels Summer Century presented by Raleigh is a celebration of summer cycling with a Finish Line Festival featuring food, beverages and more.

    Each route takes you through rural scenery and great rest stops. Those that want hills should ride the 45-, 65- and 100-mile loops. Riders not interested in hill challenges can opt for the 25-mile loop, which has only a few.

Tour de Mason Lake - 6/8/24

  • Shelton, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Highway 90 Grindy - 6/8/24

  • Cle Elum, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 26, 53, 90 miles
  • Difficulty: Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb

    The Gran Fondo is a celebrated tradition in Italian cycling culture. A Gran Fondo is a long distance cycling event, that while – not a race – is timed to provide some recognition to the top finishers.

Viking Tour - 6/15/24

  • Poulsbo, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Bon Jon (Pass Out) Pedal Bender - 6/15/24

  • Quilcene, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 32, 55, 80 miles
  • Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Limited to: 500 or less Participants

Tour de Blast - 6/22/24

  • Toutle, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 33, 54, 82 miles
  • Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills

    The Tour de Blast is a fund raising event run by an a local Rotary Club as a subset to Rotary International’s Foundation. We are strictly a charity, and our funds raised go to the eradication of polio worldwide. Rotary has pursued the eradication for 25 years and is the single largest health related undertaking on the planet.

Winthrop Gravel Tour Lite - 6/14 - 6/16/24

  • Winthrop, WA
  • Three days of riding (routes)
  • Light snacks will be available at the morning check-in. Lunch is provided and includes fresh fruit, sandwiches (gluten free and vegan options), chips, and other snacks and drinks. Additional water and snack stations will be posted as needed.
  • Accommodations not included

Ride the Willapa - 6/22-6/23/24

  • Doty, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Overnight campout in Pacific County at the Swiss Hall in Frances

Bikes n Brews (South) - 6/23/24

  • Seattle, WA
  • e-Bike friendly

Seattle to Portland (STP) - 7/13 - 7/14/24

  • Seattle, WA
  • 2-day event
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 200 miles
  • Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
  • Limited to: 10,000 Participants

    This 200+ mile bicycle ride is the largest multi-day bicycle event in the Northwest, with up to 10,000 participants riding from Seattle to Portland in one or two days. The route takes you through the scenic valleys, forests, and farmlands of western Washington and Oregon. Come ride what Bicycling Magazine has listed as one of the best cycling events in the nation!

8 Lakes Leg Aches - TBD

  • Spokane, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 15, 30, 45, 75 miles
  • Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills

    The 8 Lakes Leg Aches bike ride is considered one of the best organized bike rides in Eastern Washington with riders enjoying the beautiful scenery of West Spokane, Cheney and Medical Lake. Choose from 15, 30, 45 or 75 mile routes – the 75 mile route passes Willow, Granite, Silver, Medical, Clear, Chapman, Kepple and Fish Lakes, for the full 8 Lakes ride experience. Each route includes snack stops and SAG support. The ride takes place rain or shine!

    At the finish, you’ll be refreshed with great food.

Ride Around Clark County - 7/27/24

  • Vancouver, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 34,66,100 miles
  • Difficulty: Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles
  • Limited to: 2,000 or less Participants

    Three beautiful rides through the scenic Clark County, Washington countryside. This is the largest event hosted by the Vancouver Bicycle Club in Vancouver, Washington, USA and is fully supported. Plenty of food, mechanics and SAG support between the 4 well-stocked rest stops. Routes include 100, 66, and 34 mile rides. All are beautiful; all are fun! Please support this year's RACC Sponsors when you can. RACC would not happen without them, and they only exist because of you and other patrons. Our local bike shops who volunteer to support you definitely appreciate your pocketbook support in return.

Tour de Whatcom - 7/20/24

  • Bellingham, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 22, 44, 63, 100
  • Difficulty: Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
  • Limited to: 1,000 Participants

    Enjoy all that the Northwest has to offer in one beautiful ride! Mt. Baker, Lake Whatcom, valleys, rivers, farmland, and beaches.  With rides varying from 22 miles to 100, you’ll find a great ride for every member of the family.  All proceeds benefit local charities, ride for a great cause!

Ramrod - Discontinued 

Summit to Sound (S2S) - 7/27/24

  • Hyak Sno-Park, Snoqualmie Pass, WA
  • 70 and 40 mile routes riding in three different pace groups
  • Shuttle from Seacrest Park in West Seattle to either North Bend or Hyak including bikes for registered participants
  • Tee shirt and drink ticket included
  • Lunch and musical entertainment
  • Sponsored by Peace Peleton

Giant Bike Festival - Cancelled for 2023

  • Snoqualmie, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 20, 50, 100 miles
  • Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
Limited to: 1500 Participants

Gigantic Bicycle Festival is the Pacific Northwest’s annual summer celebration of bicycle culture.

The festival weekend features live music, film, visual & performance art, cyclocross, road & trail rides, hand build bicycles, guest speakers, sculpture, and interactive installation.

The festival weekend opens with camping and outdoor movies Friday evening. A supported road ride with Century, 50, and 20 mile routes departs from the festival grounds Saturday morning. Festival goers spend the weekend camping, exploring the Snoqualmie Valley by bike, and taking in an impressive music lineup, outdoor movies, art and installation. 

Ride the Harbor - 8/3/24

  • Grays Harbor, WA
  • 53 miles
  • e-Bike friendly

Tour de Lavender - 8/3/24

  • Sequim, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Ride the Hurricane - 8/4/24

  • Port Angeles, WA
  • Distances: 40 miles, 5,250 feet
  • Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills
  • Limited to: 800 Participants

    Each year on the first Sunday in August, cyclists have the extraordinary opportunity to ride the iconic Hurricane Ridge road when it is closed to all motor vehicles. Starting the round-trip ride at sea level from the Port Angeles City Pier, cyclists ascend through the Olympic National Park, past old growth fir, distant glaciers, and Alpine Meadows, to the stunning viewpoints of Hurricane Ridge.

Obliteride - 8/10/24

  • Seattle, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly
  • Distances: 25, 50, 100, 150 miles
  • Minimum Fundraising Required: $1,200
  • Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs

    It’s not just a bike ride, it’s a mission. It lives, breathes, and grows. It gathers strength as we recruit riders, volunteers, and financial support from people who believe that research is the path to ending cancer and that together we can accelerate discovery and save lives faster. Grab a bike and join us August 8-10, when we come together to ride and celebrate. If you can't hop on a bike with us, volunteer and be there at the finish line cheering on riders as they celebrate their accomplishments. It’s an event, a force, that you don’t want to miss

Tour de Whidbey - 8/17/24

  • Coupeville, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

RSVP - 8/24 - 8/25/24

  • Seattle, WA
  • On RSVP you will pedal on some of the most beautiful roads and trails western Washington has to offer. You will enjoy epic views of the Cascade mountain range, Skagit Valley farmlands, and the Salish Sea via the famous Chuckanut Drive Scenic Byway. The ride also includes a quick international border crossing with our own lane dedicated to the event! The two-day ride concludes with riding through British Columbia, Canada and connecting with its many greenways, bike lanes and award-winning bike infrastructure on your way into downtown Vancouver, B.C. This is one flagship Cascade Bicycle Club ride you do not want to miss.

Port Townsend Tour Lite - 8/16 - 8/18/24

  • Port Townsend, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Come join the most delightful three-day diversion two wheels can offer. Daily loops range from a bumpy and challenging 35-miler to a gloriously languid 55-mile route of rolling highlands and lowlands, ridges and reaches, bays and beaches, and more lovely vistas in every possible direction. Each day will begin and end at the most gracious and hospitable Port Townsend Vineyards, and we’ll poke through nearly every corner we can find of this land of curiosities.

Bike MS - 9/7-9/8/24

  • Skagit County Fairgrounds, Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Minimum fundraising is $250 plus registration
  • Multiple route lengths both days
  • Ages 12+ allowed (12-18 must ride with an adult)

Chuckanut Classic - 9/7/24

  • Mt. Vernon, WA
  • Distance: 10, 25 & 100 miles
  • The Chuckanut Classic is the Mount Baker Bicycle Club's signature ride. Come join us and ride one of the most scenic rides in Washington. With many routes offered you can pick your distance ranging from a ten-mile family trail ride to 25, 43, 62 (metric century/100km), or the full century of 100 miles.

Woodinville Wine Ride - 9/8/24

  • Woodinville, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Cruise through the heart of Woodinville Wine Country on the 7th annual Woodinville Wine Ride! The 16 or 25.7-mile route begins at the Woodhouse Wine Estates in Woodinville's West Valley District, with riders utilizing the beautiful Sammamish River Trail and scenic low-traffic roads through Woodinville and its surrounding communities. Mini-stops along the route will feature a wine tasting and food sampling. Riders will return back to Woodhouse where a finish line party awaits you with a wine garden, food trucks and more! Family and friends are welcome to join. 

RIM Ride - 9/8/24

  • Liberty Lake, WA
  • 5, 15, 25, 50, 100 mile routes
  • Explore the beautiful areas of Liberty Lake, Green Bluff and Spokane Valley. Cyclists of all ages and ability levels are welcome

Mt. Baker Hill Climb - 9/15/24

  • Glacier, WA
  • e-Bike friendly

Passport 2 Pain9/14/24

  • Vashon Island, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Distances: 30, 50, 80 miles (10,000 feet)
  • Difficulty: Ultra Distance and Climbing for events well over 100 miles
  • Limited to: None Participants

    A bunch of rowers looking for off-season training rides came up with this crazy idea of stringing together all of Vashon Island's short steep hills into a real leg-burner. Because we're rowers (or maybe just because we're all a little bit crazy) we decided to add some fun to it, so you'll find staffed checkpoints with an attitude along with great food, water, and full-support.

Twisp River Rambler - 9/14/24

  • Twisp, WA
  • New for 2024!
  • Distance: 30, 44, 72 miles

Lake Chelan Tour Lite - 9/27 - 9/29/24

  • Lake Chelan, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Come join us for a weekend of riding around beautiful Lake Chelan. This will be a fun way to start the season with some great rides along the lake, through vineyards and orchards, and in the surrounding canyons. Multiple route distances will be offered each day ranging from 37 miles with an elevation gain of 2,800 feet to 56 miles with 5,000 feet of climbing and will include SAG support with a scheduled food stop during the rides. These rides will cover much of the route used for the Lake Chelan Century Challenge held in late summer, including the signature climb up McNeil Canyon, so use this weekend to test your fitness for one of the most challenging century rides in Washington.

Reach The Beach - 9/28/24

  • Lacy, WA to Westport, WA
  • Routes vary from 25 miles to 100 miles
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Transportation to start point for participant and bike for extra fee
  • Reach the Beach - Washington is one of the American Lung Association’s signature fundraising events. Your participation will raise the funds necessary to help provide life-saving lung health education, research and advocacy efforts.

Kitsap Color Classic - 10/6/24

  • Edmonds or Kingston, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Family friendly

Rattle Dem Bones - 10/27/24

  • Gig Harbor, WA
  • e-Bike friendly
  • Three routes
  • Costume contest for Halloween

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