The ultimate in-town climb!
Some rides should start uptown, right? This one does, at the iconic Arlington Theatre. This has been my favorite route for out of town visitors. Most of the time they’re arriving late, or leaving early, but they’re happy to see the best of Santa Barbara and that means we’re riding bikes. This route tastes many of Santa Barbara’s most delicious … Read More
History, culture, architecture and produce, too – Santa Barbara has it all and there’s nowhere better to see these sights than on this downtown ride. This easy, urban (shall we say cosmopolitan?) ride takes you to all of Santa Barbara’s top sights. You’ll work up an appetite as you pedal gently uphill from the harbor, so it seems quite logical … Read More
Your destination is the Boathouse on Hendry’s Beach. There’s lots of bike parking here, a repair station and a pump, too. Refill your water bottle before you depart. After lunch explore the new observatory – stairs behind the restaurant take you to a beautiful lookout. Every experienced cyclist can enjoy this ride up and over the Mesa. Follow the route … Read More