The Grand Loop

Welcome to The Grand Loop, the inspiration for CycleCalCoast. Where to begin? Consider taking the AMTRAK Surfliner from Los Angeles or San Diego – your bike rides free. This route hits all the highlights the coastal region has to offer. Follow prior year routes of the Amgen Tour as you loop around Lake Casitas. Hotels, food and beverage – you’ll … Read More

The Pacific Coast Bike Route

This route starts in San Luis Obispo. Perhaps you’re traveling from Seattle or San Francisco, or maybe you took the Pacific Surfliner from San Diego or Los Angeles. Either way, before continuing your southbound journey take a break here, you’re probably due for a layover day. This route begins at the San Luis Obispo AMTRAK Station and takes you downtown … Read More

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is known for its beautiful beaches, iconic architecture and award-winning wine country, but it’s also a great place for cycling, with temperatures staying between 50 and 80º year-round. There are rides for all types of riders. Bringing the kids? Wanna ride to lunch at the beach? We’ve got you covered. Looking for an exceptional ride? You’ll have to … Read More

Santa Ynez Valley

Welcome to the Santa Ynez Valley, home to great cycling adventures, far from the congestion in urban centers and close to wineries and breweries. You’ll enjoy great local produce in the many fine restaurants and relax in bicycle-friendly hotels and inns. Worthy of a week’s getaway, some of the region’s best bike routes await. Make it a car-free adventure – … Read More