No matter which route you choose, you'll be treated to Whatcom County's finest roads and sights. As you ride the south loop you'll have views of the San Juan Islands while overlooking Bellingham, Samish, and Padilla Bays along with stunning views of Chuckanut and Blanchard mountains, also knows as "where the Cascade Mountains meet the sea."
The north loop offers spectacular views of Mount Baker as it stretches to meet the sky, as well as incredible views of the Canadian Cascades, Mount Shuksan, the Twin Sisters, Birch Bay, and Vancouver Island.
Although all cyclists should be prepared when they take to the roads, you can enjoy the added security of knowing that there is ride support if needed and rest stops with a wide variety of high-energy food and drink along all of the routes.
The 25 mile loop is perfect for those new to an organized event and ready to try a longer ride on their own. The 100 mile century is a great way to push yourself to an extra long distance while being supported along the way.
The 10 mile jaunt is a guided option for families and children, with ride leaders for extra security to help those unfamiliar with group riding.
Hotel Room Special for 2018 ride weekend
The Four Points Sheraton hotel in Bellingham has reserved a block of rooms for visiting Chuckanut Classic riders who wish to stay locally for the ride. Group rate applicable for August 25, 26, and 27.
Make your reservation before July 25, 2018 to get the group rate. Visit the Four Points Sheraton MBBC Event Page to reserve your room.
Mount Baker Bicycle Club/Chuckanut Classic Jerseys
Chuckanut Classic riders receive a $25 discount on the MBBC/Chuckanut bicycle jersey, available to order directly from Voler. Check your email for the discount code. Men's and Women's race-cut long-sleeved full-zip thermal jerseys are available, as well as Men's and Women's club-cut 3/4 zip short sleeved jerseys.
More Ride Information
(to be updated)
Route Maps (not yet updated from 2017)
Day of Ride Schedule
Registration is open!
For the 25, 38, 62, or 100 mile routes:
Online Registration for 2018 is open for both individual riders and for tandem teams.
All registrations include on-road support, fully stocked rest stops, commemorative bicycle socks, post-ride burger lunch and post-ride party at Boundary Bay Brewery.
Individual Rider: Pre-Registration (before August 1st) is $60 for any route you choose. Day-of-ride Registration price is $70 for any route distance you choose.
- Tandem Teams: Pre-Registration (before August 1st) is $60 for captain for any route you choose. Day-of-ride price: $70 for captain. $20 for stoker(s).
Chuckanut Classic Signup - Individual Rider
Chuckanut Classic Signup - Tandem Team
For the Guided 10-mile Family Ride:
Online Registration for 2018 will open soon.
Registration includes ride guides, on-road support, central celebration stop with food and entertainment, and a pair of size small bike socks per child (some kids will yet grow into their socks!). Post-ride lunch is available for purchase.
Family (one adult and up to 3 children):cost $20
- Individual adult: cost $10
- All children must be registered to ride with an adult.