"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: 34.51 Miles
Altitude climb: 1369 Feet
Beginning at Woodglen Vista Park in Santee, West to Mission Trails Park turn around at south entrance turn East again through Santee and Lakeside, and turn around at El Monte Park. Return back through Lakeside to Santee and back to Woodglen Vista Park.
Distance: 35 Miles
Climb: 558 Feet
An easy ride that starts at the Train Station in Solana Beach travels up the coast highway to Oceanside for coffee by the harbor and returns. There is an alternate staring point below, and there may be an alternate return for riders who wish to challenge themselves more.
Distance: 31.9 miles
Climb: 1600 feet
Beginning at the Sabre Springs entrance to the 56 bike path, we ride west to Carmel Valley and take a loop through Carmel Country Highlands and Del Mar Mesa. Next, we cross to the north side of the highway 56 and head toward Black Mountain before turning south toward Scripps Poway Parkway. We return to the start along I-15 and Sabre Springs Parkway.
Distance: 33 Miles
Climb: 1674 feet
Ride starts at Mission Bay through Rose Canyon and up to UCSD. After climbing Gillman drive cross the campus and make our way to the top of Torrey Pines Road. We ride back down La Jolla Scenic Drive through Bird Rock and Pacific Beach along the coast then back to Mission Bay. Once around the West side of the bay, then back to the beginning.
Distance: 39 Miles
Climb: 2550 feet
Starting from Kit Carson Park travel north along Bear Valley Parkway to San Pasqual Valley Road then ride north on Citrus. Citrus becomes El Norte Parkway as you sweep around the North-East side of Escondido. Turn North on Broadway to Jesmond Dene Park, then North on Jesmond Dene Road. At Old 395/Centre City Parkway, head north. Riding West on Deer Springs Road into San Marcos, then West on Buena Creek Rd. After a rest stop in San Marcos return to Escondido through San Marcos and Harmony Grove and Del Diablo District of Escondido. Then back on Via Rancho Parkway to Kit Carson Park.