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America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride - LakeTahoe

June 06 2021
Stateline, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA

29th Annual America's Most Beautiful Tour de Tahoe -is one of the Most Beautiful and Awe-Inspiring rides that one could pedal and is one of the only bi-state rides in the country riding in both California and Nevada.  Fresh Mountain Air, Great Food and produced by one of the most experienced ride organizations in the west.  100 Mile Century; 72 Mile course around the Lake and Boat Cruise-35 Mile ride.  Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Team in Training event. For information and to register, go to Beautiful

The 72-mile America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride circumnavigates the highways clockwise around Lake Tahoe in both Nevada and California. It includes a challenging 800 foot climb to a rest stop overlooking Emerald Bay and a 1,000 foot climb to Spooner Junction. There are also many short rolling ascents and descents totaling over 4,024 vertical feet of elevation gain! The altitude ranges between 6,300 feet and 7,100 feet above sea level and the ride is recommended for conditioned recreational bicyclist, not for beginners. Participants must be at least 14 years of age (please, no children on bike carriers or trailers) and must be experienced in riding roadways.

Most Mileage – Beautiful & Historic Century

For the more conditioned bicyclist and Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of America’s “Team In Training” participants, a full 100-mile Century is offered adding an out and back on Highway 89/ Bike Trail to visit historic Truckee, California, before continuing around Lake Tahoe.  This century option adds approximately 600 more vertical feet of elevation gain (4924 vertical feet).

Most Unique Scenic and Fun Ride for Recreational Bicyclists

For the recreational bicyclist who would like to mix sightseeing and bicycling, the Boat Cruise & 35-mile Lake Tahoe Half Ride Fun Tour is offered. * Limited availability. 

The ride starts at 7:00am with a short 1-mile ride to Ski Run Marina where you and your bike board the Tahoe Queen for a scenic boat cruise to North Lake Tahoe. From there, you will join the ride course for the remaining 35-mile ride back to the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. It comes with continental breakfast onboard & t-shirt, lunch on the course, rest stops and after ride pool party and more. A fun-filled unique bike ride experience limited to 150 bicyclists. This special Charter is for bicyclists, only.

**Please note, once onboard the Tahoe Paradise, TGFT Productions / Bike the West has no authorization over the decisions of the Captain of the vessel, as Lake Tahoe Cruises assumes all responsibility as a separate vendor, should there be delays in boarding or de-boarding due to weather and to accommodate and provide for the safety & welfare of all passengers and their crew.

Americas Most Beautiful Bike Ride - LakeTahoe
Routes: 72, 100 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Entry Limit: 3500
Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Start Times / Itinerary

29th America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride orginally set for June 7, will be postponed, due to the COVID-19 Alerts, to be combined with Tour de Tahoe on Sunday, September 13, 2020,  And now postponed to its traditional date, Sunday, June 6, 2021.  Participants start from 6:00am to 7:30am from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Stateline - Lake Tahoe, NV. Participants ride Clockwise around Lake Tahoe with Century Riders riding an out and back from Tahoe City to Truckee before continuing around the Lake. 

What's Included?

Lake Tahoe Welcome Goodie Bag, Event Long Sleeve T-Shirt, Event Water Bottle, 4-5 Rest Stops with Food & Beverage, Lunch on course, Tech Support, Medical/First Aid, Sag Transport Support, Finisher Medal, After Ride Pool Party with Live Band.

*Limited availabiltiy - Boat Cruise - 35 Mile ride option includes transporting rider & bike on a site seeing Paddle Wheel Boat Cruise with Continental Breakfast across Lake Tahoe and riding the last 35 Miles back to the Finish.

Packet Pickups

Saturday, June 5, 2021. Tahoe Sports, Ltd... Village Shopping Center from 12:00noon till 8:00pm.  Sunday, June 6, 2021 - Parking lot C Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5:00am-7:30am.  Ride Starts at 6:00am.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Registration/Entry On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
Route Card
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Closed Roads (Super Prestige)
Finishing Medals
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
2,000 – 4,999
Start Address: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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