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2017 Women’s Only Bike Rides, Tours & Events in the U.S.


Let your inner cyclist ride free by joining other like-minded women at one (or more!) of these ladies-only bicycling events. These rides offer varying distances suitable for women of all ages, abilities, and fitness levels. Make the ride a part of your vacation. Start training now!

Be sure to check back often as this page will be updated. Let me know of any changes or corrections, too!

Updated: April 2, 2017

Arizona

  • Beti Bike Bash (mountain bike), Fountain Hills, AZ. No 2017 dates listed yet. BetiBikeBash.com

California

Colorado

  • Beti Bike Bash (mountain bike), Lakewood, CO. Sunday, June 4, 2017. BetiBikeBash.com
    • Races for all experience levels from “Never Ever” novice to pros plus clinics for girls & grown ups <– Updated
  • Chrono Kristin Armstrong Time Trial, Caldwell (Boise), ID. Friday, July 14, 2017. Go to their Facebook page
  • Tour de Ladies, Parker, CO. Saturday, July 8, 2017. TourDeLadies.com
  • Venus de Miles, Longmont, CO. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. VenusDeMiles.com/colorado/

Idaho

Illinois

  • Venus de Miles, Lake Forest, IL. Saturday, July 22, 2017. VenusDeMiles.com/illinois/
    • This event also has a 5K run for your non-biking gal pals <– Updated

Indiana

  • Girlfriend Ride, Columbus, IN. Saturday, June 24, 2017. GirlfriendRide.org
    • Got the date by email. Though the website hasn’t been updated yet (as of Feb. 23, 2017), do keep checking so you don’t miss out on what’s happening!

Maine

Montana

  • Femme Velo, Whitefish, MT. No 2017 event info listed at online retailer FemmeVelo.cc

Nevada

North Carolina

Oregon

  • Gorge-us Gals Ride, The Dalles, OR. No 2017 dates listed yet.
    • Unknown if event is planned for 2017; the web address, Gorge-usGalsRide.com, is broken.
  • Baker City Cycling Classic, Baker City, OR. June23-25, 2017. BakerCityCycling.com <– Updated
    • Oregon Women’s Prestige Series (road racing)
    • 3 days with 5 stage races for pros, amateurs (including beginners), and teams (form your own!)

Utah

  • Goldilocks Salt Lake Ride, Provo, UT. Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. Goldilocks.events/gsl
  • Giro Donna Women’s Tour, North Salt Lake City, UT. Saturday, July 1, 2017. GiroDonna.com
  • Little Red Riding Hood, Lewiston (Cache Valley area), UT. Saturday, June 4. Go to the event page at BCCUtah.org
    • Note: Because of its popularity, entry is usually by lottery. Contact the organizer for more info.
  • Wildflower Hill Climb, Mountain Green, UT. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. WildflowerPedalfest.com/wildflower-hill-climb
  • Wildflower Pedalfest, Morgan, UT. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. WildflowerPedalfest.com
  • Wildflower Trailfest (mountain bike), Snowbasin, UT. Friday, July 14, 2017. WildflowerTrailfest.com
  • Wonder Woman Ride, Payson, UT. Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. WonderWomanRide.com  <– Updated

Washington State

Mountain Biking Camps & Clinics

More Rides You Might Like

More gal-pal weekend options! Plus, since these rides are also open to men, they’re perfect for couples and an option to the dating scene.

California

  • Solvang Spring Tour, Solvang, CA. Mar. 20-26, 2017. Go to the event page at PlanetUltra.com
    • Non-competitive tour through scenic farmland, rural back roads, and more.

New Mexico

  • Santa Fe Gourmet Classic, Santa Fe, NM. Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.
    • A 62-mile ride featuring stops to savor gourmet treats prepared by local chefs. Route elevation averages 7,000 feet and a gain of about 1,800 feet.

Utah

  • Moab Skinny Tire Festival, Moab, UT. Mar. 11-14, 2017. Go to the event page on SkinnyTireEvents.com
    • Cycling celebrities, Banff Mountain Film Festival, dinner festivities, rides through awe-inspiring landscape, and proceeds benefit cancer research.
  • Salt Lake City Marathon Bike, Salt Lake City, UT. Saturday, Apr. 22, 2017. SaltLakeCityMarathon.com/bike-tour
    • Ride the course of the Salt Lake City Marathon before the runners take the course!

 

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About Bonnie Parrish-Kell

Diva-in-Chief and Publisher of Slowpoke Divas who always feels better after a good workout or race...no matter how sore she may become. Tweet me @bparrishkell

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