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America's Most Beautiful Bike Ride

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Lake Tahoe

50 Hwy 50, Stateline, NV 89449

June 5, 2022

All Day Event

October 2 @ 6:54 am

The 29th annual “America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride – Lake Tahoe” returns after a two-year hiatus, welcome over 3,000 bicyclists from throughout the country to ride around Lake Tahoe’s 72-mile shoreline.

This pleasant ride is not a competition, but rather a fully supported bike tour that raises awareness for the Lake Tahoe Bikeway project, a master plan to build and connect all of the bike lanes surrounding  Lake Tahoe, and supports the Lake Tahoe Bicycle Coalition’s annual Bike Safe Lake Tahoe campaign.

The journey features breathtaking scenery, clean mountain air, and rest stops with delicious food and beverages, all of which are staffed by volunteers from local NGOs. It is professionally run by ride organizers with decades of experience in the Lake Tahoe area.

Share the road with 3000-plus bicyclists on Sunday

America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride participants will be riding clockwise around Lake Tahoe and from Tahoe City to Truckee and back to Tahoe City, starting at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino at Stateline, from 6-7:30 a.m. Traffic will be delayed on northbound California State Route 89, Emerald Bay Road from 6:30-8:30 a.m. Sunday at Baldwin Beach Road. Southbound CA-89 will remain open. The remaining roads will be open and motorists are asked to share the roadway and plan a little more time to get to their destinations. Below are the highways, locations and times that bicyclists will be sharing the roadways on Sunday June 5:

Hwy 50, westbound, Stateline – South Lake Tahoe, 6-8:30 a.m.

Hwy 89, northbound, South Y-Camp Richardson-Emerald Bay, 6-10 a.m.

Hwy 89, northbound, Emerald Bay Road closed, 6:30-8:30 a.m.

Hwy 89, northbound, Emerald Bay-West Shore-Homewood, 7-11 a.m.

Hwy 89, north/southbound, Tahoe City-Truckee-Tahoe City, 9-1:30 p.m.

Hwy 28, eastbound, Tahoe City-Kings Beach-Incline Village, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Hwy 28, southbound, Incline Village-Spooner Junction, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Hwy 50, westbound, Spooner Junction-Stateline, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hwy 50, westbound, Cave Rock Tunnel, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Hwy 50/Lake Parkway, Stateline/Expect Delays, noon – 5:30 p.m.

Register to Ride!

Ride For A Future Without Cancer with Team In Training

Join Team In Training (TNT) to line up at America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride while fundraising in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s goal of curing blood cancer and improving the lives of patients and their families. By joining the TNT community, you will embark on a journey that expands beyond crossing the finish line on ride day. Be part of a network of teammates, coaches and staff dedicated to helping you achieve your fundraising and training goals, and enhance your ride weekend with the new TNT event weekend experience including start line priority, private packet pickup, complimentary ride entry, pre-ride Team Rally & Dinner, and more! All teammates receive a TNT cycling jersey and access to an innovative training app connecting you to experienced coaches and teammates across the country.

More information on their Facebook page, here.

www.bikethewest.com/americas-most-beautiful-bike-ride/

Both events traditionally provide over $5 million in economic benefits to Lake Tahoe communities and over $35,000 in donations to many local nonprofit organizations. More information

Nearly 3,000 cyclists from throughout the United States come to Tahoe to ride around the Lake.  For many, nearly 2,000 riders, they are here as a personal challenge and commitment to their friends and loved ones who have been inflicted with Leukemia/Lymphoma disease.  Each passionate rider has raised at least $4,000 to be here and some have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to help fund the research to discover a cure for these deadly diseases.  This event is the largest fundraiser for Lymphoma/Leukemia Society in the nation – one year they raised nearly $8,ooo,ooo dollars.

Visit www.bikethewest.com/americas-most-beautiful-bike-ride for more information.

Visit www.bikethewest.com/tour-de-tahoe for more information.

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Date:
October 2, 2022
Time:
6:54 am
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