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

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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Original publication date: Jan. 1, 2018
Updated: March 1, 2018



  • Beti Bike Bash, Lakewood, CO. Sunday, June 3,
    • 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.



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


  • Girlfriend Ride, Columbus, IN. No date posted on website, as of Mar.



  • Femme Velo, Whitefish, MT.
    • The women’s cyclewear company may be out of business, but have sent inquiries via email & Facebook (as of March 1).


North Carolina

  • Le Tour de Femme, Cary, NC. Saturday, Oct. 13. <– DATE SET!
    • 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!


  • Gorge-us Gals Ride, The Dalles, OR. June 2 & 3, 2018.
    • Because the website,, appears broken, go to their Facebook page for more info.
    • The event dates were announced Sept. 24, 2017 on the organizer’s Facebook page
  •  Oregon Women’s Prestige Series (road racing). Various dates and locations.

    • Six races slated between Mar. 10 and June 10 in Corvallis, Cottage Grove, Hubbard, and more.


Washington State


  • Cindyrella Classic, <– NEW EVENT!
    • West Bend, Saturday, May 12
    • Cedarberg, Sunday, May 13
  • Wisconsin Women’s Century, Cedarburg, WI. July 28, 2018.
    • Part of a two-day bicycle festival with route distances from 25 to 105 miles


Women’s Only Mountain & Road Biking Camps & Clinics

  • BetterRide Women’s Mountain Bike Camp, various locations across the U.S.
  • Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camp with women’s only and co-ed camps at various locations across the U.S. 2018 dates TBA.
  • VIDA MTB Series, six locations in AZ & CO. 2018 dates TBA.
  • Wisconsin Women Cycling Road Bike Skills Clinic, Thiensville, WI. event page <– NEW EVENT!
    • Beginner session, Saturday, Apr. 21, 8 a.m. – noon
    • Advanced sessions, Wednesdays, May 2, 9 & 16, 6-8 p.m.
  • Wisconsin Women Cycling Mountain Bike Skills Clinic, Glendale, WI. event page <– NEW EVENT!
    • Beginner session, Saturday, May 26, 8 a.m. – noon
    • Advanced sessions, Thursdays, May 31, June 7 & 14, 6-8 p.m.

What Happened to These Women’s Only Bike Rides?

  • The California Girl Series ended because its organizer 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 reached out to see if plans exist for a 2018 Tour de Ladies in Parker, CO. No reply as of March 1. <– UPDATE
  • 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.








About Bonnie Parrish-Kell

Diva-in-Chief and Publisher of Slowpoke Divas who always feels better after a good workout or matter how sore she may become. Tweet me @bparrishkell

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