Lake Casitas Loop

Start from Ventura or Santa Barbara A segment of The Grand Loop, you’ll enjoy coastal breezes then climb along the route of the past Amgen Tour. Bike Shops Lodging Wineries Breweries Restaurants

Ventura to Ojai Bike Trail

For an easy getaway take the AMTRAK Surfliner from Los Angeles, San Diego or Santa Barbara to Ventura – bring your bike for free. From the Ventura AMTRAK Station follow the Ventura River Trail which eventually turns into the Ojai Valley Trail. Enjoy the quiet trail and the beautiful valley views. The off-road trail and the gentle grade from Ventura … Read More

Rincon Trail

Whether you’re passing through on the Pacific Coast Bike Route or you’re out for local ride, you’ll enjoy this most modern bicycle infrastructure. Advocates wanted an off-road alternative to riding on the 101 Fwy; their wishes came true with this 2-way, off-road trail between the freeway and the ocean. The route starts in Santa Barbara and follows the Pacific Coast … Read More

Ventura to Malibu

Pt Mugu Missile Park

Say goodbye to the Central Coast as you head south along the Pacific Coast Hwy. PCH is a busy road with spotty accommodations for cyclists, so pick your travel time to avoid peak traffic. Bike Shops Lodging Wineries Breweries Restaurants Photo credits: Frank Peters

Ventura – Santa Paula – Ojai

A classic 50-mile loop ride, starting in Ventura. Do the work, put in the effort and after 9 miles of climbing you’ll be rewarded with a long downhill all the way back to your starting point. This challenging loop ride offers spectacular views as you crest and enter the Ojai Valley. Consider riding the route counter clockwise. As you make … Read More

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