Make this list of women’s-only bicycle races, rides and events your go-to resource to find the event just right for you.
The event organizers welcome women of all ages and skill levels. Choose from a myriad of paved, trail or gravel courses and routes that may take you along seashores and pebbled beaches, through verdant forests and expansive deserts, past historic city centers and settlements, and much more.
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Original publication date: April X, 2019
- Roam Bike Fest, Sedona (north of Phoenix). Nov. 8-10. RoamBikeFest.com/Sedona
- Cinderella Classic/Challenge, Livermore (east of San Francisco). Saturday, Mar. 30. ValleySpokesmen.org/cinderellaclassic
- Floravelo Velo de Femme, Paso Robles (Central California). Saturday, May 25. GreatWesternBicycleRally.com/rides
- Part of the larger, family-friendly Paso Robles Cycling Festival, May 24-27
- Yeti Beti Bike Bash, Lakewood (east of Denver). Sunday, June 2. BetiBikeBash.com
- Mountain bike racing for all experience levels
- Also hosts “Little Bellas” camps for girls ages 7-13
- Part of VIDA MTB Series, clinic on June 1
- Venus de Miles, Longmont (north of Denver). Saturday, Aug. 17. VenusDeMiles.com/colorado/
- Princess Pedalfest, Hayden (north of Coeur d’Alene). Saturday, Aug. 3. PrincessPedalfest.com
- Spinderella, Pocatello. Saturday, June 15. SpinderellaRide.com
- Venus de Miles, Wilmette (north of Chicago). Saturday, Sept. 28. VenusDeMiles.com/illinois/
- New location for 2019
- Girlfriend Ride. No event info posted as of this listing.
- Goldilocks Vegas (Las Vegas). Saturday, Oct. 26. Goldilocks.events/glv
- Le Tour de Femme, Holly Springs (southwest of Raleigh). Saturday, Oct. 12. LeTourDeFemme.org or Facebook event page
- Roam Bike Fest, Brevard (south of Ashville). May 2-5. RoamBikeFest.com/brevard-overview
- Gorge-Us Gals Ride. No event info posted as of this listing. Facebook.com/gorgeusgalsride
- Oregon Women’s Prestige Series (road racing). Various dates and locations. obra.org/owps
- Six races slated between Mar. 30 and June 28 in Baker City, Cottage Grove, Hubbard, and other cities.
- Goldilocks Provo (south of Salt Lake City). Saturday, Sept. 21. Goldilocks.events/gsl
- Little Red Riding Hood, Lewiston (Cache Valley area). Saturday, June 1. lrrh.org
- Organized by Bonneville Cycling Club. Because of its popularity, entry is by lottery. Visit their website for more info.
- Wildflower Pedalfest, Morgan (northeast of Salt Lake City). Saturday, Aug. 17. WildflowerPedalfest.com
- Wildflower Trailfest, Powder Mountain (east of Salt Lake City). Wildflower Trailfest registration page
- Women MTB Kick-off Party & Group Rides, Draper (south of Salt Lake City). Saturday, May 4.
- An organization dedicated to helping women enjoy the sport of mountain biking in Utah.
- Wonder Woman Ride, Payson (south of Salt Lake City & Provo). Saturday, Sept. 14. WonderWomanRide.com
- Cycle the WAVE, Bellevue (greater Seattle). No event info posted as of this listing.
- Cindyrella Classic, Mother’s Day weekend. Both rides north of Milwaukee. WIWomenCycling.com/cindyrellaclassic
- West Bend, Saturday, May 11
- Cedarburg, Sunday, May 12
- Wisconsin Women’s Century, Cedarburg (north of Milwaukee). Saturday, July 27. WisconsinWomenCycling.com/event-2978542
Women’s Only Mountain Biking Camps & Clinics
- BetterRide Women’s Mountain Bike Camp, various locations across the U.S. BetterRide.net/WomensMountainBikeClinicsCamps
- Trek Dirt Series Mountain Bike Camp with women’s only and co-ed camps at various locations across the U.S. DirtSeries.com/Schedule
- VIDA MTB Series, locations in AZ & CO. 2018 dates TBA. VidaMTB.com/Schedule
- Wisconsin Women Cycling Mountain Bike Skills Clinic, Cedarburg. WisconsinWomenCycling.com/MTB-Schedule
- Essential Skills, Saturday, June 8, 8 a.m. – noon
- Advanced Skills, Thursdays, June 13, 20 & 27, 6-8 p.m.
- Women in the Mountains Bike Clinics, various dates. Park City, UT WomenInTheMountains.com
Women’s Only Road Biking Camps & Clinics
- Wisconsin Women Cycling Road Bike Skills Clinic, Cedarsburg. WisconsinWomenCycling.com event page
- Essential Skills, Saturday, May 18, 8 a.m. – noon
- Advanced Skills, Wednesdays, May 23, 30 & June 6, 6-8 p.m.