Road Bike Rental San Diego – Torrey Pines

48 km - 525 m / 30 mi - 1722 ft - Daily Rides

  • Road Bike Rental Region Region Americas
  • Road Bike Rental Country Country United States
  • Road Bike Rental Town City San Diego
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Ride Description

Ride Description

Road Bike Rental San Diego – Torrey Pines

48 km - 525 m / 30 mi - 1722 ft - Daily Rides

Spectacular coastal views await you on this beautiful route on Pacific Coast Highway in north county San Diego. Beginning our ride in the beachside community of Encinitas, we roll south through town and past Swami’s and the first views of the Pacific. Riding along the bluff, you can see the coastline all the way to La Jolla, close to our turn around point. Continuing down through Cardiff, we drop right down next to the water and some great spots to catch the surfers and paddle boarders at this popular spot.

Our route continues through Solana Beach and Del Mar before dropping down to Torrey Pines beach and our first climb of the day-Torrey Pines inside. This beauty climbs for 3km winding up through Torrey Pines Stat Preserve. The first half of the climb is a 8-10% stinger, then eases way off to about 3% as we take in 360 degree views of most of San Diego County. Making our way past UC San Diego, we drop down La Jolla Shores Drive with a beautiful view of La Jolla and the cove down to the second climb of Calle del Oro.

This is another short but steep one at 2.4km of mostly 8-12% winding up through the hillside estates overlooking the ocean. After this little challenge, we head back north along the route we rode down on, this time with views of the mountains in northeast San Diego including Palomar Mountain way off in the distance. A few rolling hills back through the beach towns brings us back to Encinitas and the finish line. Join us for the most beautiful coastal ride in San Diego!

Beautiful views, a mix of terrain, are key to all the San Diego rides – Oceanside and Elfin Forest are no exception.

Ride Map and Profile

Length: 48 km / 30 mi
Altitude: 525 m / 1722 ft
Difficulty: Cat 3 - Moderate

San Diego Road Bike Rental
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Ride Details

Road Bike Rental Location

Road Bike Rental San Diego – Torrey Pines

Booking PriceUS $0.00
Departure Day/s Daily,
Departure Time Arrive 8:00 am - Ride 8:30 am - Return 10:00 am - Cafe
Duration 1 hr 30 ride time
Departure Location Rides start in Encinitas - a 20 min taxi from north of downtown San Diego or a 40 minute train ride on The Coaster. Full location departure details will be included in your ride confirmation email.
Included Quality road bike, pre-fitted to your rider profile, helmet, experienced & fully insured local Ride Leader.
Excluded Transport to and from ride departure point, shoes, pedals, water bottle, ride kit, food and drinks.
What to bring Cycling shoes, pedals, cycling kit.
Need to know After you book and pay for this ride, you should complete your rider profile to include your bike measurements. You will also receive a detailed ride confirmation email including specific location details, instructions and checklist.
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Ride Leaders

Todd – San Diego

Todd began cycling while growing up in Minnesota, and since moving to California over 20 years ago, he has done all types of riding and competitive racing, including road, mountain, triathlon, cyclocross, gravel adventures, and bike path cruising. Over the past few years, he has travelled to Europe for cycling vacations in Italy, France, Spain, Switzerland, and Slovenia, including a few Giro and Tour stages in the mountains. After guiding rides for GCR in San Francisco he is now a San Diego local and he loves exploring the incredible local rides. When he's not on his bike, he enjoys exploring new places with good coffee, great food, fine wine, and craft beer.
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Road Bike Rental San Diego – Torrey Pines Bike Rental Option
Road Bike Rental San Diego – Torrey Pines Bike Rental Option

San Diego Road Bike Rental includes one of the following bikes.

Felt Z5

ZW5 Road Bikes

S-Works Tarmac Road Bikes

NOTE: Multiple spaces are available on GCR rides, but due to your specific profile and bike sizing requirements, bookings can only be made individually.


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Selected ride date - August 17, 2018

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