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Monster Cookie Metric Century

April 26 2020
Salem, Oregon, USA

The Monster Cookie Metric Century Bicycle Ride is the Salem Bicycle Club's premier spring event. The ride starts at the State Capitol Mall in Salem and takes riders over back roads to Champoeg State Park and back to Salem. The ride is open to all bicyclists who agree to Share the Road with other users by riding safely, lawfully, and courteously.

The route is generally flat with a few short hills. A map and elevation profile of the route offering a preview of the ride is available at the club's website. GPS users can also download a track of the route. Snacks, fruit, refreshments, and toilet facilities are available at a rest stop and at Champoeg State Park. The route will close at 4:00 p.m. Participants should pace themselves so that they can complete the ride by that time.

The first Monster Cookie Metric Century was held in 1977. To learn about that inaugural ride, read Monster Cookie Nostalgia at the club's website. About 2,000 cyclists participate in the Monster Cookie Metric Century each year.

Routes: 62 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: B - Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Start Times / Itinerary

Packet pickup and day-of-registration will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 10:00 a.m. The route will close at 4:00 p.m. Riders should pace themselves to ensure that they have completed the ride by that time.


The cost is $25 for pre-registration, and $30 for day-of-registration.

What's Included?

Snacks, fruit, refreshments, and toilet facilities are available at a rest stop and at Champoeg State Park.

Packet Pickups

Day of ride registration and packet pick-up for pre-registered participants opens at 8:00 am at the State Capitol Mall.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Registration/Entry On the Day
Support for Participants
Route Card
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Feed / Aid Stations
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: State Capitol Mall, Salem, Oregon
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