Activity: Cycling

Mountain Bike Award

Western Los Angeles County Council

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5” DIA.

This award is designed to promote the safe and careful enjoyment of mountain biking with minimal impact by fostering LNT principles.

Cycling Weekend

Western Los Angeles County Council

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2” x 2”

Complete twelve (12) hours cycling time, or 48 miles round trip, whichever comes first, with an overnight campout. Cycle trip (or time) may be earned anywhere.

Tri-Challenge Award

Ventura County Council

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The Tri-Challenge Award offered by the Ventura County Council, Boy Scouts of America, is a special award for achieving prerequisites as described below, and finally traveling fifty (50) miles within a thirty-six (36) hour period by backpacking, canoeing and cycling. A minimum of ten (10) miles will be required for each segment and the remaining twenty (20) miles may be flexible between the three modes of travel. You may travel in any order. To qualify for the Tri-Challenge Award, the group must complete the following requirements:

Cycling Tour Award

Western Los Angeles County Council

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4” DIA.

Complete a cycling tour of (6) days and (5) nights long with each participant cycling a minimum of 50 miles per day, total for trip 300 miles.

Cycling Training

Western Los Angeles County Council

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2” x 2”

Complete seven (7) hours cycling time, or 21 mile round trip, whichever comes first, with an overnight campout. Cycle trip (or time) may be earned anywhere.

Death Valley Cycling 50-Miler Award

Orange County

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5'' Diameter

Research and plan and ride a cycling route of approximately 50 miles (plus or minus 5 miles) in Death Valley National Park.

Historic Cycling Touring

Western Los Angeles County Council

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3” x 3”

This award was established to celebrate the heritage of the Mexican and Spanish people who long ago colonized and developed Southern California into a land of enchantment. Within most Council's boundaries are many historic sites which are seldom noticed by the average Californian, and many of our young people are never made aware of the history of our area.


SCOUTS: (11-14 years) Cycle between a minimum of four (4) Historic sites in one day, visiting each one. SENIOR SCOUTS AND VENTURERS: (15 years and older) Cycle between a minimum of five (5) Historic sites in one day, visiting each one. SCOUTERS: Meet the requirements of the group they participate with.

Cycling Achievement Award

Ventura County Council

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3'' x 4''

Ride 100 miles in one day.

Cycling Awards

Inland Empire

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1 1/4'' Diameter

Ride a bicycle the various distances of these awards.