America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride

June 02 2024
Lake Tahoe, NV
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Distances: 72, 100 miles
Difficulty: Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
Limited to: 3500 Participants

Annual America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride 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. For information and to register, go to

Most Mileage

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).

Americas Most Beautiful Bike Ride - LakeTahoe
Start Located At: Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Lake Tahoe, Nevada
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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. 


Lake Tahoe Welcome NDOT Goodie Bag, Event 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 and on course Event Photographs.


Packet Pickups

Saturday, June 3, 2023. Tahoe Sports, Ltd... Village Shopping Center from 12:00 noon till 8:00pm.  Sunday, June 4, 2023 - Parking lot C Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, 5:00am-7:30am.  Ride Starts at 6:00am.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Registration 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
After Party
Finishing Medals
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
Finish Line Chute
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry