The most anticipated ride of the year is here. Welcome to the Summer of Love brought to you in part by - RE/MAX.
Please study the details and check back often as changes to the specifics may change as the date nears.
When: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Start: Glendale Amtrak Station (400 West Cerritos Avenue, Glendale CA 91204)
End: Garden Street Lot (9 Garden St, Santa Barbara CA 93103)
• Distance: 103.1 miles
• Elevation: 3,950 elevation gain
*Optional* unsupported addition: adds 12 miles. At mile 75.5, make the right turn for Olive st then a quick left onto the Ojai-Ventura Bike Path. Left at Casitas Vista Rd. Right at Santa Ana Rd. Left at hwy 150 for a scenic rolling climb around Lake Casitas.
Climbing Route Map
Full SAG support (Roving and nutrition)
-Restroom/Snacks mile 33.4 at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park
-Corner Bakery SAG Lunch mile 57 at Nancy Bush Park.
-Restroom/Snacks mile 88.9 at Rincon Beach County park
Check in: 6:15AM
Final instructions: 6:45AM
Bike Shuttle: Please pack a change of clothes (a bathing suit), street shoes, $money$ for dinner and bring to the Start at the Glendale Amtrak Station. We will have a U-Haul to transport duffel bags and bikes.
Glendale Load-in: Duffel bags for post-ride use onto U-Haul by 6:45AM.
Santa Barbara Load-in: Upon arriving in SB, load your bike on the truck at Garden Street Lot (9 Garden St, Santa Barbara CA 93103)
Glendale Load-out: After returning to Glendale by train, Pick up your bike at the Glendale Amtrak Station (400 West Cerritos Avenue, Glendale CA 91204)
Ride Organizer: Conor Jones (831)238-2154
Ride Leader: Russell Burt (818)926-7713
Ride Leader Climbing: Francisco Chamorro (818)314-5110
Truck Driver: Luis Baiza
SAG/Lunch: Mike Lee (408)209-2227
SAG: Joe Turk (831)915-9019
SAG: Richard Rupp (323)574-9517
Check In: Pete and Lisa Loeffler
Dinner: There are a number of restaurants a short distance from the Amtrak Station for you to choose from. Be sure to be at the train station in plenty of time for the departure. We will board together as a group.
Please check the volunteer page (link on the side --->) to sign up for any of the available support slots. This includes ride leaders.
Train: SB to Glendale Train #796. Departs: 7:02pm - Arrives: 9:23pm. (TIME SUBJECT TO CHANGE) Be sure to have your ID in Santa Barbara. It is required to board the train.
• All riders should be prepared to do minor repairs on the road (e.g., change a flat)
• Due to the challenging nature of most club-supported rides, groups will invariably form and split up en route depending on riders levels of fitness, training goals, etc. Ride in groups.
• For your safety, please wear a helmet while riding.
• Inclement weather may result in a change of the route or cancellation of event.