Saturday 1st April 2023
Howard Park: Howard Park, Ione, United States
is April 1, 2023
Registration is OPEN!
For The Premier Spring Metric Century
Join the Party!!
This is the premier Northern California metric century that takes place in the rolling green foothills of Amador and Calaveras Counties, along the shores of Pardee and Camanche Lakes. Enjoy the rolling hills thru wild flowers and beautiful vistas, along with three well stocked rest stops, and catered lunch with live music at the end.
Party Pardee is the most fun cycling event around!
From the beginning of Party Pardee in 1993, each year's event has a distinct festive theme. The banquet hall, the rest stops, and even the very enthusiastic and helpful volunteers are adorned accordingly.
This year we celebrate the April Fool’s Day
Join the Party!
Registration is limit to 1500 riders.
Mark your calendar, don’t be left out.
Presented By The
Come Party with Us 🎉
Ride in the rolling green foothills near the Gold Rush town of Ione
26 and 65 mile routes
Beautiful vistas • Fields of poppies
Pardee, New Hogan and Comanche Lakes
Enthusiastic and friendly volunteers
SAG Support & Bike Mechanics
New Bike Racks
Pre-ride breakfast of goodies and coffee
3 Well-Stocked Rest Stops
Dance to live music at the finish
Your registration supports our donations to the local cycling community.
Check-in Time is Saturday, April 1
from 7:00 AM until 9:30 AM. No check-ins on Friday.
100K - 7:30 AM until 9:30 AM
50K - 8:30 AM until 9:30 AM
Rest Stop Hours:
Rest Stop #1: 8:00 AM until 11:30AM
Rest Stop #2: 8:30 AM until Noon
Rest Stop #3:10:30 AM until 2:00 PM
The Post-Ride meal will be served from 11:00 AM until 3:30 PM. The course will close at 3:30 PM. All riders still on the course will be sagged in.
PLEASE remember to pick up any pre-ordered Jerseys, T-shirts, etc. All items not picked up the day of the ride become property of the Sacramento Bike Hikers.
A Few Good Bikes:
Please note - Each rest stop will have a bicycle mechanic on duty to help with those unforeseen problems but each rider is expected to bring a bicycle that is in good working order, including air in the tires.
Parking and Car Pooling:
Parking is available at the ride start location (Howard Park) but car pooling is highly recommended as there is limited parking.
PARKING RESTRICTIONS: The City of Ione has expanded the 2 HOUR parking area. If you park on the street, please check the parking signs and street markings.
Directions to Start of Ride:
Coming from the north --- take Hwys 104 or 124 south into Ione; then turn left at Main St; then the first right at Church St (Hwy 124); Howard Park is located approximately 0.8 miles south on the left.
Sacramento Bike Hikers
P.O. Box 1005, Carmichael