The Great Lake Tahoe 35 Mile Bike Ride


  • Starts by the old firehouse in Tahoe City and moves clockwise around the lake over Spooner Summit and downhill  to Zephyr Cove.

  • Pick up your number-timing chip Friday night at the Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel between 5PM and 8 PM

  • Orientation meeting 6 PM Friday

  • Sign up for the van  ride from Zephyr Cove Lodge  to Tahoe City at the Orientation Meeting. Fee is $10 for you and your bike.

  • The 35 mile Bike Ride will start in Tahoe City next to the old fire house on the side road coming up from Commons Beach..

  • Meet  on Commons Beach behind the old Tahoe City Fire House.

  • Be there by 8:15 a.m.

  • Late number pickup for the 35-mile bike will be behind the Tahoe City fire house on Commons Beach. Saturday from 7:15 - 8:30 am

  • The 35 milers will start after  the main Peloton  of the 72 Mile Ride have passed  the 35 mile start line.

  • The 35 milers can anticipate starting at approximately 8:45 am. and must finish by 1pm which is about 4 hours and 15 minute limit

  • The 35 milers without support crew should drop off their bike at Commons Beach and drive your car with bike rack down to the finish at Zephyr Cove in the morning.

  • Or park at the finish at Zephyr Cove and put your bike in the truck and get a ride back to Tahoe City.

  • A van will bring you right back to Tahoe City just before the  72 mile Ride starts at Zephyr Cove.

  • A van or bus will leave ZC to the Tahoe City 35 mile start line at 6:50 AM 

  • There will not be a post event transportation back to Tahoe City after the event.

  • There will be a awards for 35 miler riders who finish first in the open and 40+.

  • There will be a finishers medal for all finishers.

  • There will be one aid station for the 35 miler giving you a water bottle as you ride by.

  • This is not a closed course.

  • Riders must obey all traffic rules.

  • Riders must ride single file except to pass.

  • Riders must use caution at all times

  • See elevation profile and course mile markers/landmarks


72 Miler  Details

35 Miler Details

Purse and Awards

 Records & Past Winners




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