When and Where to Ride
Santa Barbara and the surrounding area offers some of the most stunning and challenging riding in the world. You will find trails, loops, climbs and scenic coastal views in every category. Most of the rides below meet afterwards at the Handlebar Coffee Roasters just down the street from the shop at 128 East Canon Perdido Street. Share your experience and meet locals and cyclists from around the world!
Recent events may have closed parts of these roads on the rides listed below so be sure to check with the locals.
Meet at the Dolphin Fountain in front of Sterns Wharf. This great ride is typically two and a half hours. You'll ride through Summerland then onto route 192 towards Lake Casitas and then route 150 for two steady climbs before regrouping at the top of the second climb before descending to Lake Casitas and return.
Sunday Worlds (new version): 8:30 am
Meet at East Beach Bathhouse parking lot on Cabrillo Blvd. This SB mainstay is typically very spirited as it heads towards Summerland and then Gobernador Canyon and loop around to a regroup spot at the top of Bates Road and Route 150. Santa Barbara's largest ride will have up to 35 riders consisting of every type of rider from former pros to spirited local enthusiasts.
Tuesday / Thursday: 8:00 am ride
Meet at Dolphin Fountain in front of Sterns Wharf. The group will warm up and accelerate over Summerland towards Gobernador Canyon on the 192 past the Polo Fields and loop around to a regroup spot at the top of Bates Road and Route 150 (same as Sunday)
Also 7 am Tuesday / Thursday A Smaller group meets and we can decide the route. Rides usually vary from a hilly Old San Marcos loop to the traditional 2 hours Carpinteria loop. Some Thursdays we do the four hour 67 mileLake Casitas Loop. Other times we go towards El Refugio along the 101 North and then return. You are welcome to call the shop for particulars.
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Santa Barbara Ride Overview
Santa Barbara has a wide variety of breathtaking roads and trails for riding, training, touring and gravel grinding. There are many organized group and benefit rides throughout the year that will be listed here. Call FasTrack 805-884-0210 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to find the latest ride or club contacts. Remember to always wear your helmet, use a rear light and obey all traffic laws.