Are you ready to ride the Central Coast this summer and fall? It’s time to start reserving your spot in the upcoming cycling events in the area, so we’ve compiled a short list of some of our favorites.
Great Western Bike Rally
May 25-28, 2018
Held in Paso Robles, CA each Memorial Day Weekend this is the foremost and longest running bicycle festival in the USA. Featuring more than 25 ride options and four days packed with on and off the bike activities, the Great Western Bicycle Rally has something for all types of cyclist and their families.
Country Coast Classic
June 23, 2018
Come and cycle the beautiful Central Coast of California in the 17th Annual Gene Cerise Country Coast Classic Bike Ride in Cambria, California. This bike ride is all about supporting and funding programs that promote positive development of youth in our community. Since its inception in 2001, this cycling venue has been a volunteer-driven event, with proceeds benefiting the youth of Cambria, Cayucos, and San Simeon.
Best Buddies Challenge—Hearst Castle
September 8, 2018
There’s nothing like the Best Buddies Challenge. Find out for yourself. Sign up as an individual or form a team with friends and together we will help Best Buddies enhance the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. All participants receive a limited-edition event jersey, premium gift bag, shower and massage, and admission to the post-event party featuring a gourmet barbecue, open bar and private concert. Additional VIP benefits can be added as fundraising thresholds are reached.
September 22, 2018
The Lighthouse Century offers three routes traveling along the coast past San Simeon with two longer routes climbing into the coastal hills. Scenic vistas of the central coast and cool ocean breezes make this beautiful ride a classic that sells out every year, so reserve your place early.
Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bike Tour
September 22, 2018
The Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bike Tour is a scenic bike ride that takes place over eight days and covers 525 miles along the coast on Highway 1. The Tour starts in the heart of San Francisco and ends in the iconic Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles. The “CCC,” as it is affectionately known, is a full-service ride which provides the framework for one of the most incredible experiences of a lifetime. We welcome beginners to experienced cyclists to enjoy the coastline’s famous wineries, lighthouses and beaches.