San Francisco - Santa Barbara
San Francisco, USA
MAX GROUP SIZE
Santa Barbara, USA
Live the American dream on the West Coast of the United States of America. From the Golden Bridge to Santa Barbara, this will be a trip to remember.
Who has never dreamed to cruise along the Pacific Ocean on the famous Road 1, the Pacific Highway ?
This mythic road is a connection between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the 2 Californian Megapol. From the Golden Bridge to the dream beach of Santa Barbara passing by the surfer city of Santa Cruz, the racetrack of Laguna Seca, Big Sur city, Lake Cachuma, the Santa Monica mountain and many many more, we'll take our time to complete each stage with a fun atmosphere. No stress, No limit time, we are just there to enjoy the view, laugh like good old friends and ride our bike.
This is a lifetime experience. Don't miss it !
Extend your stay with us during our Los Angeles - San Diego Tour starting right after.
What's included ?
Airport transportation to and from the hotel in Arrival/Departure city (arrival and departure days only)
Altitude Training Welcome Pack
Fully supported in Energy/recovery food and drink by PowerBar Products
Training Plan and GPX files for use on Garmin bike computer
Buffet breakfast, post ride meal and dinner
4 stars Hotel
Altitude Training Cycling Kit
Mechanic & Therapist support
Experienced ride leader
Full Staff support throughout
Stages Cycling Power Meter available for rental
Video & Photographic footage
Discount on Altitude Training Camp products
Exclusive gift from Scicon
The Altitude Training Team will welcome you on the American continent in San Francisco airport. After the transfer to the hotel, our mechanic will be on hand to help you building up your bike.
Depending of the timing between transfer and flight, we would go on a small ride to check if everything is alright on your bike.
San Francisco - Santa Cruz
After leaving the northern sea side of San Francisco, we'll make a small loop at Lombard Street, the famous Zig Zag street. It will take us 25 km to leave SF and catch the key point of our trip, the Road 1. We'll leave it at Half Moon Bay for a small loop in the San Diego mountains. Back on the Pacific Highway, we won't leave until our destination in Santa Cruz.
Key Climb : Skyline
Santa Cruz - Monterey
After a good breakfast with the sound of the oceans in the ears, we'll leave the surfer city of Santa Cruz and will heading to Watsonville and Hollister Hills. Small break at Laguna Seca Raceway before we take the direction of our hotel.
Key Climb : San Juan Grade • Laguna Seca
Monterey - Ragged Point
Today is a 120 km ride and we won't leave the Pacific Highway. Over Bixby Bridge, through Big Sur village and to Ragged Point.
Key Climb : Bixby Bridge • Big Sur • Ragged Point
Ragged Point - Santa Maria
Once again, we won't leave the Road 1 excepted for a small coffee stop in Avila Beach.
Key Climb : Perfumo Canyon
Santa Maria - Santa Barbara
This is the final stage. We'll take the direction of Lake Cachuma and take some altitude to have a stunning view of Los Angeles. A nice and flowing descent will set our last kilometers of this trip that will end on Santa Barbara beach.
Key Climb : Stagecoach
It has been a magnificent week and without doubts, a week that you never forget. Our mechanic will give you a hand on packing your bike and we'll drive you back to Los Angeles airport.
If you're lucky enough to stay with us for the next part of the trip, we'll go on a small ride before taking some cocktails in the Californian sun.