Best places to ride in August...?

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by Antoine

not worth it in august I think especially coming from Japan.

Closer from Japan I would recommend Maui and the west coast (North california, Oregon, BC).

Or Medellin, Colombia if you want something different: huge moutains, insanely friendly people, cheap and probably safer than Europe .

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by cyclespeed

1. Alps
2 Pyrenees
3. Northern Spain (San Sebastien, etc.)
4. Brittany, France (

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by TheDarkInstall

Right, so I have been going through all the options, and I reckon I will go to California. I have some friends there, there are some massive mountains, and I can also visit Reno to see where my heroes Jim Dangle and Travis Junior work.

If anyone wants to meet up when I am over in August, and go shredding, let me know :)

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by dmp

Late to the party, but Colorado fits the bill, too.

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by ak47

IMHO Alps is the best bet during the summer.

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by jfranci3

Portland OR. Loads of everything you mentioned. Top tier food/drink destination, great rides right out of town. If will mist, but weather is in the 80s tops. Amazing variety of rides within a 2 hour drive. Big cycling scene. Gravel and road rides.

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