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Bike The Coast

October 24, 2020 · Oceanside, CA

Distance: 100 miles, 15 miles, 25 miles, 50 miles, 7 miles

It’s not a race, it’s a ride! Join riders of all levels and ages while experiencing the best of Southern California beaches and surf towns as you ride routes of 100, 50, 25, 15 or 7 miles on Highway 101.

Take in the breathtaking views of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach, and Del Mar!

Everything starts and finishes on the beach at the spectacular venue of the Oceanside Pier with food, beer, music, expo shopping and fun. If you’re looking to take your family on an active family vacation or are looking for unique bike tour, considering joining us in Oceanside for this fun ride that’s appropriate for all skill levels from individuals to competitive groups to families, this ride is inclusive to all.

The 100-mile course for Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast starts at the Oceanside Pier and goes north to Breakwater Way before beginning a southbound trip to Encinitas.  The 100-mile course is two loops of the 50-mile course.

For 100 mile riders at the end of the first loop there will be an aid station just south of the Oceanside Pier at the Strand and Seagaze.

The 50-mile course for Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast starts at the Oceanside Pier and goes north to Breakwater Way before beginning a southbound trip to Encinitas.

The course is well-supported, and perfect for your first, or most enjoyable coastal ride. The route tours the beaches on Highway 101 through Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar.  This is an out-and-back course with a turn-around and aid station on Sorrento Valley Road south of Del Mar. (approximately 24.2 miles from the Pier).  There is also SAG support for all riders at the start/finish near the Oceanside Pier.

The Taste the Coast Festival at the finish line will include a selection of local cuisine, music, a beer garden and a sports expo.

The 25-mile course for Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast starts at the Oceanside Pier and goes north to Breakwater Way before beginning a southbound trip to Encinitas.  The route tours the beaches on Highway 101 through Oceanside, Carlsbad and Encinitas.  This is an out-and-back course with a turn-around and aid station in Encinitas at Moonlight Beach (approximately 13.3 miles from the Pier).  There is also SAG support for all riders at the start/finish near the Oceanside Pier.  The Taste the Coast Festival at the finish line will include a selection of local cuisine, music, a beer garden and a sports expo.

The 15-mile course for Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast starts at the Oceanside Pier and goes out to the San Luis Rey River Bike Path on a course that has very little car traffic – the majority of the course is a bike path with no car traffic.  This is an out-and-back course with an aid station at Foussat Road (approximately 3.8 miles from the Pier) and an aid station and turn-around at Mance Buchanan, right before College Boulevard (approximately 7.8 miles from the Pier).

The 7-mile course for Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast starts at the Oceanside Pier and goes out to the San Luis Rey River Bike Path on a course that has very little car traffic (the majority of the course is a bike path with no car traffic). This is an out-and-back course with an aid station and turn-around point at Foussat Road (approximately 3.8 miles from the Pier).

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