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About Bike around the Buttes
Bike around the Buttes started in 1984 by a man named Leroy Ervin,
a type 2 diabetic. The original ride was from Yuba City to the
Redding/Red Bluff area, but it was quickly deemed to be too long and 
intense for the average rider. So we are keeping the ride alive and local.

Today’s ride consists of three courses around the Sutter Buttes.  
We have a 20, 40, 65, and a 100 mile course.  
Our ride comes with rest stops along the way, support and gear vehicles 
in case of emergency, and includes a spaghetti lunch and live music after the ride.  

All proceeds stay locally and  benefit diabetics in our community.



                                                                             
The 20 mile courseThe Lil Scoop
                                                                             Start Time:8:30-10 AM
                                                                             The Lil Scoop ride is an easy course that is great for families and beginners 
                                                                             that are looking for a nice ride on the bike trail then through the country as you follow Pass Road right by 
                                                                             the Buttes.  There is one rest stop for this ride at the half way mark.













The 40 mile courseThe Classic Scoop
Start Time: 7:30-8:30 AM
The Classic Scoop is designed for a more seasoned rider, looking for a fun and slightly challenging,
beautiful ride around the buttes. Following some of the old stage coach route from Colusa to Sutter,
 this course takes you along Pass Road, N Butte Rd & Cockerill Rd. 
This ride offers beautiful vistas of the Buttes all along your journey.  
There are three rest stops along the way fully stocked to help keep you going.


























                                                                              The 100 mile courseDouble Scoop with Nuts (The Century) 
                                                                              Start Time: 6:00 a.m. to 6:30 a.m.
                                                                              The Century course is designed for the avid, experienced rider. It is composed of the scenic view 
                                                                              of the Buttes with four rest stops along the way fully stocked. 
                                                                              Enjoy a tour of the best views Meridian has to offer.
                                                                              You will get to enjoy riding around the beautiful Sutter Buttes twice.
                                                                              Once you reach the finish line, enjoy a massage (for a donation) with this ride, as well as specialty 
                                                                              energy sustaining foods such as GU Gel at our rest stops. 
                                                                              Our Century map has even been redesigned to be an excellent resource to the expert cyclist. 
                                                                              Que clips are available for purchase on our Product Page.







Day of Ride Registration is always available!  
This year's merchandise  include standard event t-shirt,  Century shirts, Cue Clips, bracelets and past t-shirts ! 
Check out our products page for more information!  





Volunteers are always needed!
Helmets are Required!

               
The 65 mile course- Single Scoop with Nuts
Start Time: 6:30- 7:30 AM
The Single Scoop with Nuts is our NEW route! This is designed for the challenged rider who isn't quite up for the Century. This route will take you  through Meridian, on the Sacramento River Levee, off the Levee at Lovey's Landing, Butte Slough at old causeway, and around the scenic Buttes. There are 3 rest stops along the way fully stocked.