Whether you’re looking for a ride that’s fun and casual or a race that offers the ultimate challenge, the 2017 cycling event calendar has something for everyone.
Check out these 10 rides from coast to coast that stand out from the pack.
SANTA CRUZ MOUNTAINS CHALLENGE
July 29—Santa Cruz, California
From the redwood forests to the Pacific Ocean, this legendary route in Santa Cruz is as beautiful as it is difficult. The 135-mile route includes 13,215 feet of climbing and descents that aren’t for the faint of heart. For less-experienced cyclists, shorter routes of 45, 75 and 101 miles are also options.