Siskiyou Century

Announcement April 4th, 2018:

The Rotary Club of Yreka has made a decision to discontinue the Siskiyou Century Bike Tour.  We enjoyed 30 years of success with the event and would like to thank all of those who supported and participated.

Yreka Rotary is committed to the community and the many activities we support.  We are determining a future event that will provide support to the community and engagement with our club.

Sponsors for 2017 will be receiving a letter to ask if they would like a refund.

The Rotary Club of Yreka looks forward to sharing information regarding our future fundraising activities.

Happy and safe riding


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    17 thoughts on “Siskiyou Century”

    1. Just a quick question; do all rides start at the same time for the 2015 Century? I need to advise the Concours Owners Group (motorcyclists) for the Saturday morning riders. (530) 842-6006.

      1. Hello Bob,
        The 100 milers start at 7am. The other two rides start anytime between 8am – 9am. If riders choose to start earlier, the reststops my not be ready.

        Hope to see you Saturday.

    2. Please share information about the 12th Annual Lions Anderson Century being held on the third Saturday in May (May 21, 2016) Routes of 25, 40, 60, 100 and 125 with SAGS, lunch for all, dinner for longer rides, rest stops, great scenery and over 60 volunteers from five clubs helping riders. See web site for details. Thank you.

    3. Hi, should we be concerned the ride will be cancelled due to the fire? I know a few people that have hotel reservations they would need to cancel. Hope its a go!

      1. Hello,
        We’re not to concerned at this point, although the smoke is very thick right now. It is typical to have fires in the area a week or two before the ride, but it seems to always clear 4-5 days before the event. We’ve only cancelled one time in the 29 years we’ve provided this ride. We will keep a close eye on the fire reports and post updates on our Facebook and to this site.

    4. UPDATE: THE 2016 SISKIYOU CENTURY IS STILL ON! After speaking with officials regarding wind/fire predictions for this weekend, we have decided to go ahead with the races on Saturday. We hope to see you all there!

    5. Dear Siskiyou Century organizers, We’ll be coming from San Rafael. We’re checking on accommodations , but have a question on the rides…You have an estimate for the elevation gain in the Century and 40 milers? ( I might have missed the course profile maps)….

      1. Hello Kees,
        There is a link under the Siskiyou Century tab. Once you click on it you’ll see a page called Maps which has a link for all three routes. I just checked and the link works, but should you have any trouble, I can email you a PDF from my desktop computer. Just let me know.

        Hope to see you in September.

    6. Dear organizers,
      disregard my question regarding course elevation gain: I found it!
      sorry for inconvenience.

      1. Hi Jerry,
        My apology for the slow reply. It’s been a very busy week.

        There really aren’t any good places to bail out, but we do have great SAG support so if anyone needs to brought back to the base at the Fairgrounds, we’re more than happy to do so. I also have my cell number and Matt’s on the maps so you can call if you you need support. There is good cell coverage on this route. It’s a really pretty ride and not much vertical gain or extreme hill climbs and we have rest stops approximately every 20 miles. The desktop volunteers are also able to communicate with the SAGS.

        Let me know if you have any further questions.


    7. Hi, should we be concerned the ride will be cancelled due to the fire? I know a few people that have hotel reservations they would need to cancel. Hope its a go!

      1. Hi Naomi,
        We made the decision today to cancel this year’s event. Smoke in Siskiyou County continues to be at dangerous levels so felt it was the right thing to do. We appreciate your support and will issue a full refund to all of those who pre-registered. This will be done by check rather then through the on-line sign up.

        Take care,

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