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

Ventura to Malibu

Easy

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.

Passing Through

Challenging

Los Padres National Forest

Let’s assume you’re starting in San Luis Obispo. Maybe you came from the north, or maybe you took the Pacific Surfliner from San Diego or Los Angeles. Either way, you’re probably due for a layover day. You’re in luck. Maybe you’re on a tight schedule, but however you arrive, take your time on this segment. It’s worth it – you’re … Read More

Ventura – Santa Paula – Ojai

Challenging

Do the work, put in the effort and after 9 miles of up you’ll be rewarded with a long downhill all the back to your starting point. This challenging loop ride offers spectacular views as you crest and enter the Ojai Valley. As you make the turn and head south to Ventura jump on the off-road Ojai Valley Trail that … Read More