Ojai Bike Trail

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Best beginner bike touring route? We think you’ll agree. This 16-mile, out and back route climbs gradually from Ventura to Ojai. For an easy getaway take the AMTRAK Surfliner from Los Angeles, San Diego or Santa Barbara to Ventura – bring your bike for free. Plan an overnight stay, or two – you won’t want to leave. Start at the … Read More

Santa Barbara Sunday Ride

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The Arlington Theatre

Some rides should start uptown, right? This one does – at the iconic Arlington Theatre. This route tastes many of Santa Barbara’s most delicious destinations. Do it in an afternoon then return uptown for dinner. 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 … Read More

Goleta Beach Park

Easy

Out and back, from The Dolphins Fountain at the beach, it’s a 20-mile roundtrip route from downtown Santa Barbara to Goleta Beach Park, half off-road. Some cyclists won’t want to come back – your destination and the route there are sublime, so take your time. It’s 20-miles, out and back, from Santa Barbara to Goleta Beach Park. The miles seem … Read More

Foxen Canyon Road

Moderate

Will this be your favorite Central California Coast route? It is for many. Foxen Canyon Road has it all – this out and back ride from Los Olivos may become your favorite, too. There’s a lot to like. Little Los Olivos has grown into a large wine-tasting center. Are there 10 or 20 wine tasting rooms here? You’ll lose count, … Read More