two.tired 1 Reviews This was my third year doing the Wine Country Century, and it is always a great event. The folks at the Santa Rosa Cycling Club do an outstanding job staffing and putting on the event. There never seems to be a shortage of people at check-in, the rest stops, or on the course. The course was much better marked this year than in the past. The rest stops have a HUGE selection of snacks, food and drink. The lunch stop is basically a deli with made to order sandwiches. If you go hungry on this ride, it’s your own fault. The roads are generally pretty good. Most are quite country roads, but cars do zip by you pretty quickly. The route is marked clearly, and at major turns, there are volunteers flagging the route. The route is the same year to year, so most locals are tolerant of cyclists, but you do get the occasional motorist who doesn’t care for the cyclists on the road. This year, there wasn’t any swag, which was totally fine with me. Bike parking after the ride could be better monitored and secured. It seemed pretty easy to snag a bike from a rack on the perimeter of the bike corral. Either secure your bike in the corral, at your vehicle, or park in the middle of the corral. Overall, this is a highly recommended ride, and I make it a point to do it every year. Cost Average Registration convenience Very Easy Accommodation Convenience Very Easy to understand Website Information Very Convenient Parking Convenience Very Convenient Ride options Rides for every ability Route Sheets & markings Easy to follow without route sheets Food at rest stops & finish Excellent food and drinks SAG Support Ham Radio, very helpful and friendly Road Quality & Scenery Excellent roads and scenery Course Safety Safe, wide bike lanes, country roads Staff Friendliness Well staffed, friendly, courteous Overall Enjoyment Exceptional, this is a must ride Perks No Schwags, or perks 2 years ago Log in to Reply Reply to this review.