California Dream Ride

October 7th to 12th, 2018
Santa Barbara to
San Diego

290 miles by bike

5 days of extraordinary biking.

Southern California’s most beautiful views with fun, friendly fellow cyclists.

Join us for the 5th Annual California Dream Ride, October 7-12, riding from Santa Barbara to San Diego. The route features stunning natural vistas and is moderately challenging, with some uphills to test your mettle. Participants can also try our new complimentary E-bikes. Upscale hotels, delicious meals, and attentive staff are included. Just pedal and have fun! Learn More❯

“Great routes, great support and people, all while supporting better biking.”

-Nathan B, 2014 to 2017 Dream Rider

“The best multi-day bicycle tour I’ve ever experienced.”

-Laura B, 2014 to 2017 Dream Rider

“Great adventure and fun way to support our California Bicycling Coalition.”

-Diane M, 2016 Dream Rider

“The Dream Ride was all that I hoped it would be – great camaraderie with other riders.”

Stanley B, 2016 Dream Rider

“Very well organized. The support staff really cared about each rider.”

-Gary P, 2016 Dream Rider


Stay connected!

We update info on participants and the tour on our social media pages.


The Route

  • 10/7 - Check-In Day: Santa Barbara
  • 10/8 - Day 1: Santa Paula
  • 10/9 - Day 2: Santa Monica
  • 10/10 - Day 3: Long Beach
  • 10/11 - Day 4: San Clemente
  • 10/12 - Day 5: San Diego
group shot
Jeanie riding