10 Must-Do Bike Rides in 2017

Marc Lindsay
by Marc Lindsay
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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.

March 11—Solvang, California

A popular training destination of professional cyclists, the 35th-annual Solvang Century takes cyclists through the scenic countryside of Santa Barbara County. The race starts and finishes at the Hotel Corque in the Danish-inspired downtown and features a post-ride festival that includes a BBQ lunch, massage, live music and a beer garden. In addition to the 100-mile event, shorter routes of 70 and 50 miles are also options.

About the Author

Marc Lindsay
Marc Lindsay

Marc is a freelance writer based in Scottsdale, Arizona. He holds a master’s degree in writing from Portland State University and is a certified physical therapy assistant. An avid cyclist and runner of over 20 years, Marc contributes to LAVA, Competitor and Phoenix Outdoor magazines. He is the former cycling editor for Active.com.


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