Suggested Ride Routes
Happy Hanukkah Ride
- A 35-mile ride through San Diego, stopping at
some of the points of interest in the history of Judaism in San Diego.
San Diego Bay Bike Route (27K)
- Directions and map for a delightful 27-mile, three-hour ride around San
Diego Bay with no significant hills. Most of it runs along bike lanes or
separated bike paths. This was Rainbow Cyclists' very first group ride in
Progressive Brunch and Neighborhood Tour
- An easy 16-mile tour through Kensington, Normal Heights, Hillcrest and
Mission Hills, crossing three footbridges. Stops for rest,
snacks and regrouping.
Otay Lakes Tour
- Directions and map for a fairly flat tour from a point near the Chula
Vista Nature Interpretive Center, past the ARCO Olympic Training Center, to
the Thousand Trails Campground east of Otay Reservoir. Return by an alternate
Miramar Lake and Poway
- Directions and map for a 27-mile ride through Mira Mesa, Poway and Scripps
Ranch. Most of the roads have bike lanes. For an extra five miles, you can
ride the trail around Lake Miramar.
Mountain Biking Around Poway (26K)
- Directions and map for a 13-mile bicycle ride around Poway, mostly on
unpaved riding and hiking trails. Optional side trip up Twin Peaks on foot.
Pamo Valley and Black Canyon Ride (16K)
- Directions and map for a 20-mile ride through Pamo Valley and Black Canyon
north of Ramona. Magnificent views. About half of the ride runs along unpaved
Around Mission Bay (26K)
- Directions and map for an easy 15-mile bicycle ride around beautiful
Mission Bay in San Diego, mostly along separated bike paths. Great views of
the bay and the Pacific Ocean.
Mission Bay to Cabrillo Monument (22K)
- Directions and map for a fairly easy 10-mile bicycle ride from
Mission Bay to Cabrillo Monument in San Diego. The hills are gentle and
the views are terrific.
San Diego County Century
- Directions and partial maps for a 100-mile ride around San Diego County,
starting at Downtown San Diego and passing through Poway, Escondido,
San Marcos, Vista, Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar
before returning to Downtown San Diego. Very few hills, easy access to
buses, the Coaster commuter train and businesses. The most do-able
century in San Diego County.
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