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Best Coast Summer Series

Guided Group Rides

Best Coast Biking is offering special Summer Series rides! We’re hosting two group trips to our favorite spots on the West Coast. On top of receiving our signature services, you’ll also get to ride with one of BCB’s co-founders, enjoy some delicious campsite meals, and get to ride with other bike touring enthusiasts in the great outdoors.

 

Check out the Summer Series rides and start dates below, and select the right trip for you!

Monterey to Santa Barbara

June 6 to 12, 2020

 

Orientation - Saturday, June 6, 4 pm, Monterey

6 Riding Days - Sunday, June 7 to Friday, June 12

Distance -  270 Miles/435 Kilometres

Difficulty - Moderate - Challenging

Price - $1,600 per person

Registration Deadline - May 29

Arcata to San Francisco

July 5 to 11, 2020

 

Orientation - Sunday, July 5, 4 pm, Arcata

6 Riding Days - Monday, July 6 to Saturday, July 11

Distance - 340 Miles/547 Kilometres

Difficulty - Moderate - Challenging

Price - $1,600 per person

Registration Deadline - June 29

Click on the trip images above to see the day by day itinerary

Club Ride Advantages

  • Join a group ride and feel confident riding amongst like-minded folks

  • Ride with a pro! On each trip, there will be two guides- 1 BCB co-founder and 1 guide extraordinaire who know the route like the back of their hands

  • All camp meals included (lunches and snacks are on your own, en route)

  • Receive a Best Coast Biking custom jersey

  • Minimum 4, maximum 10 riders

What's Included

Bike Equipment

 

Touring bike, waterproof panniers & handlebar bag, pump, bike tools, essential spare parts. You'll also receive a custom biking jersey to keep! 

Camping Gear

 

Tent, sleeping mat, tarp, cookware, flashlight.

Route Design

 

Expertly designed day-by-day routes, with easy to follow online maps for your personal device.

Luggage Transfer

 

Don't worry about carrying any extra weight, we'll hold onto your bags for you until the end of the trip.

Equipment Orientation

 

Are you new to bike touring? Don't worry. Our orientation day will give you plenty of time to learn about the gear and get yourself ready for the ride ahead. Plus, you'll have your guides with you every mile of the journey

Amazing Guides

Our guides are with you 24 hours a day. They're bike touring pros, first aid certified, and awesome travel buddies. They also happen to be great camp cooks.

Camping Accommodation

We'll be camping out each night in beautiful locations all along the coast! The only thing you need to bring is your own sleeping bag.

Camp Meals

Breakfast and dinner at camp is always included. Meals will be family style, and sous chefs are always welcome!

What's not

Travel Medical Insurance

 

It is a requirement to show proof of travel and/or medical insurance before embarking on your journey.

Lunches and Snacks

 

Every day, we'll stop at our favorite spots or in an area where you have some lunch options to choose from. 

Emergency Services

 

911 is always your first point of contact in an emergency situation. Our guides will be with you to support, however, there is no swag vehicle with the group.

Personal Travel Expenses

 

All costs associated with personal travel before equipment pick up and after dropoff are not included.