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2018 Women’s Only Bike Rides, Tours & Events in the U.S.

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Discover how much fun it is to bike with other women on roads and mountain trails winding past vineyards and beachs, through forests and deserts, and offering panoramic vistas. After the ride, relax and relive the ride with new gal pals while enjoying local cuisine, sightseeing, and more. Make it a getaway of vacation to remember!

The women’s-only bicycle rides and events listed below offer varying distances — perfect for all ages, abilities, and fitness levels. Start training now!

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Updated: Jan. 1, 2018

California

  • Cinderella Classic/Challenge, Pleasanton, CA. Saturday, Apr. 14, 2018. ValleySpokesmen.org/cinderellaclassic
  • Floravelo Velo de Femme, Paso Robles, CA. GreatWesternBicycleRally.com/
    • Part of the Paso Robles Cycling Festival, May 25-28, 2018
  • Goldilocks California VIP, Calistoga to Healdsburg, CA. Apr. 22-29, 2018.
    • This 8-day cycling tour travels through wine country; discounts for groups

Colorado

  • Beti Bike Bash, Lakewood, CO. Sunday, June 3, 2018BetiBikeBash.com
    • Mountain bike racing for all experience levels
    • Also hosts “Little Bellas” camps for girls ages 7-13 
  • Venus de Miles, Longmont, CO. Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. VenusDeMiles.com/colorado/

Idaho

Illinois

  • Venus de Miles, Lake Forest, IL. Saturday, July 21, 2018. VenusDeMiles.com/illinois/
    • This event also has a 5K run for your non-biking gal pals 

Indiana

Maine

Montana

  • Femme Velo, Whitefish, MT. Waiting for 2018 date. FemmeVelo.cc

Nevada

North Carolina

  • Le Tour de Femme, Cary, NC. 2018 date TBA. LeTourDeFemme.org
    • In late March/early April ride organizers will begin hosting a weekly ladies ride leaving from Apex Nature Park in Apex, NC. Drop-ins and visitors welcome!

Oregon

  • Gorge-us Gals Ride, The Dalles, OR. June 2 & 3, 2018.
    • Because the website, Gorge-usGalsRide.com, appears broken, go to their Facebook page for more info.
  •  Oregon Women’s Prestige Series (road racing). Checking its status with the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association. 

Utah

Washington State

Wisconsin

  • Wisconsin Women’s Century, Cedarsburg, WI. July 28, 2018. WIWomenCentury.com
    • Part of a two-day bicycle festivaldistances.

 

Women’s Only Mountain Biking Camps & Clinics

 

What Happened to These Women’s Only Bike Rides?

  • The California Girl Series was retired by its organizer (who also retired!) at the end of 2017
    • Beach Babe Bicycling Classic, Long Beach, CA
    • California Girl Gran Fondo, Temecula, CA
    • Princess Challenge Ride, Folsom, CA
    • Senorita Century, San Diego, CA
  • The Chrono Kristin Armstrong Time Trial in Caldwell (Boise), ID is open to men and women. Race date is Friday, July 13, 2018. Go to their Facebook page for more info.
  • Because the website appears defunct, I’ve reached out to see if plans exist for a 2018 Tour de Ladies in Parker, CO.
  • The Tour de Mermaid in San Francisco, CA, was canceled in 2017 but may return in the future.
  • The last Valley Girls Ride in Clovis, CA was in 2016, but organizers say it may return in the future.

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