Come join us on the ride everyone is talking about!
Enjoy the beauty and challenge of riding the ridge tops and valleys of Northern Kentucky. See for yourself why many cyclists call this area “God’s country”. You will enjoy beautiful valleys and amazing vistas while pedaling along roads with very little traffic.
Friday early packet pickup will drive up style outside on Kenton Circle Drive right in front of the NKU Student Union Building at Northern Kentucky University.
Saturday morning there will be live music playing in the morning to get everyone ready to roll and Resers Bike shop will be on hand to make sure your bike is tuned and ready.
Did someone say fresh baked treats? At the first rest stop in Butler, KY the MillStone Cafe will be serving fresh baked goodies to energize you and keep everyone rolling with a smile.
Beloved charity ride the Great Pumpkin Roll Gran Fondo will be hosting a themed rest stop in Lenoxburg, KY.
The last rest stop is not to be missed!
12 Mile Creek Winery is hosting AND the famous Kona Ice Truck will be serving cold treats to help everyone cool down and cruise to the finish line.
At the finish line there will be live music to keep things fun and post ride massages available for purchase. Make sure to check in at the KY Century Challenge table and record your mileage to get credit towards the 2023 challenge.
If you have never been on these roads before you are in for a real treat.
Register early! There is a rider limit and our 2022 event sold out!
ü Beautiful Low Traffic Roads
ü Route for Everyone!
ü Fresh Baked Goodies from Millstone Cafe
ü Cold Kona Ice Treats
ü Great scenery for pictures
ü Finish Line Meal
ü Live music at start and Finish
ü Stuffed Rider Packets
ü KOM/QOM challenge
ü 30 mile cruise, 40 mile scenic loop, 65 mile metric, and 100 mile century route.
ü Knights of Columbus hall offering beer for purchase at finish line
ü Winery Rest Stop at 12 Mile Creek
ü Infinit Nutrition drink at all rest stops
ü Themed rest stop hosted by the Great Pumpkin Roll Ride
ü Massages available at the finish line
ü Reser Bike shop mechanics ready to help
Register early! There is a rider limit of 800 and last year we sold out. Register early !
The first 300 registrants will receive a FREE Infinit and Cincinnati Cycle Club co-branded sports bottle.
These are very nice and work very well!
The Licking Valley Century 2023 features rolling terrain over low traveled roads.
There are ride distances of 25, 39, 65 & 100 miles. Check back for the routes.
All registrations include:
Register through Sunday , May 21 to score a cool Licking Valley Century T-shirt
- Rider packets
- fully stocked rest stops
- On-route Support Vehicles (SAG)
- Route markings and GPS downloads
- Hot post post ride meal.
- Licking Valley Century t-shirt (if registered before May 22)
Register online via BikeReg
Early Packet Pickup
Northern Kentucky University (NKU)
Kenton Circle Drive right in front of the NKU Student Union Bldg.
111 Highland Heights, KY 41099.
When: Friday, June 23, 4 pm - 8 pm
Day of ride details:
Ride start/finish and parking:
Knights of Columbus Hall
11186 South Licking Pike
Alexandria, KY 41001
Registration opens at 6 am
Ride start between 7:00 am and 8:00 am
Post ride meal at finish line from 11 – 5 pm.
Kentucky Century Challenge check in:
Post ride make sure you bring your Garmin or other device with proof of your century completion to the Kentucky Challenge tent get credit towards the challenge.
Event proceeds benefit the Henry Hosea House in Newport, KY a wonderful local food bank that fed over 48,000 meals in 2022
the Campbell County Police "Christmas Shop with a Cop" program to provide bicycles to underserved communities.
Early Bird until December 31 $60 ( includes ride t-shirt)
January 1 – March 31 $65 (includes ride t-shirt)
April 1 – May 21 $70 (includes ride t-shirt) ** last day for t-shirts is May 21
May 22 – June 24 $75
Day of Registration $85 on June 25
Register online via BikeReg
Cool Licking Valley Century jerseys for 2023!
Jerseys will be available to order until April 22 and they are wonderfully priced at only $75!
These are high quality jerseys on the same materials you find on jerseys in Oakley stores.
Thank you to our Wonderful Ride Sponsors