"This is not Disneyland, or Hollywood. I'll give you an example: I've read that I flew up the hills and mountains of France. But you don't fly up a hill. You struggle slowly and painfully up a hill, and maybe, if you work very hard, you get to the top ahead of everybody else." - Lance Armstrong
Distance: 29 Miles
Climb: 1247 Feet
Start from the Old Town Trolley Stop head out to Ocean Beach, Point Loma, around Liberty Station, Harbor Drive and then up to Balboa Park. Cruise around the park exiting on 6th Street. Proceed through North Park and Mission Hills to Presidion Park returning to the Trolley Stop.
Distance: 38.7 Miles
Climb: 1991 Feet
A ride from the Gilman Road Park N Ride in La Jolla through University City, Mira Mesa, a loop around Miramar Lake, and then back to La Jolla by a different route.
Starting at Santee's West Hills Park just East of the 52 on Mast Blvd, we go South to Prospect and around Gillespie Field to Vernon. Then North on Winter Gardens to Lindo Lake and continuing to San Vicente Reservoir. Next, Southwest through Lakeside to Mast Blvd and then over for an easy ride through Santee Lakes before returning to the start.
Distance: 31 Miles
Climb: 1750 Feet
A fairly easy ride from Old Town to the San Diego River bike trail, via Pacific Highway. Go west to Ocean Beach, climb up to Point Loma, then out to Cabrillo National Monument. Bear right on Canon St to a loop around Shelter Island. Then east along Harbor Drive to Harbor Island for a loop. Then East again along Harbor Drive to Ash Street. Ride north to Mission Hills then down into Presidio Prk and back to the start.
Distance: 32 Miles
Climb: 1643 feet
Scenic and challenging ride starting at Dos Picos Park in Ramona. After we make our way around the Southwestern end of Ramona we climb the Old Julian Highway to the junction with Highway 78. Then a swift downhill return to stop for coffee at Packards in downtown Ramona. A scenic back country ride.
Distance: 32 Miles
Climb: 1790 Feet
Starting near SDSU we ride north and then east past Mission Trails part out through Bostonia Granite Hills and east to Lake Jennings Park. We return through Lakeside and Santee, and then along Prospect Ave north of Gillespie Field. The climb up Fanita Drive is challenging, topping out by Grossmont College. South on the 125 Bike trail we again pass Mission Trails Park and return to where we started.