Motherlode Century 2014

Event Date

Sat, May 10, 2014


Lotus, CA

About This Activity

Online Registration is closed.  We do accept WALK IN REGISTRATION this Friday 4:00 - 7:30 pm, and Saturday 6:00 - 7:45 am.  Check out our website for directions.  Rolling through ranch, forest, farms, and vineyards the Motherlode Century guides you through some of Northern California's most beautiful landscapes The 34 mile (2,691’ of climbing) loop features gentle roads through ranch and forest, while the 63 mile, (7,186’), 77 mile (8,653’),  83 mile (9,338’), and 97 mile (11,035') routes add a remote canyon with rewarding climbs and awe inspiring scenery. Goody bag, delectable aid stations, lunch stop and fully sagged with mechanics, first aid, radio & cell communications for all, and a logo t-shirt is given for those that register early.  Post ride soak in the cool river, hot showers and massage available.  Riders rave about our delicious riverside dinner with live music following the ride. 

 The entry is affordable, and the riding is outstanding. Earthtrek Expeditions offers $10 riverside camping, and tent cabins, and other resorts offer cabins and RV spots in addition to camping to keep your group with different needs all together.  Expand your weekend experience with a rafting trip, a walk through time at the adjacent Gold Discovery State Park, hiking, mountain biking or a visit to the many local wineries and micro-breweries! 

Walk-in/Day of registration is welcome.   For more info go to

Event schedule and times

All riders must start between 6:30 and 8:00 am.  The 34 mile riders (as well as other early finishers) can enjoy a hike through the park, a good read by the river or chips and salsa in the beer garden after 1:00 pm.  Dinner served from 2:30 - 6:30 pm with live music starting at 2:45 pm.  Following our festivites walk over to Marco's Cafe for more live music and libations!

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