California Dream Ride

Beautiful tour.
Great people.

Awesome cause.



The 2021 Dream Ride

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

You’re in for the ride of your life. How better to celebrate the year 2021 than with a team of fellow cycling companions on one of the most stunning routes featuring food, fun, and freedom.

From October 3rd to the 8th, 2021 we will ride for 290 miles along some of California’s most breathtaking views, through quaint towns, exploring culinary oases, sights, and sounds, while building and enjoying the community of fellow cyclists.

We invite you to ride with us along California’s magnificent Pacific Ocean and through gorgeous canyons. We'll explore the region’s excellent food and drink, and spend nights in comfortable lodging. This ride is fully supported—your every need will be taken care of and all meals and snacks are included in your fundraising minimum. Self-fund or raise the full cost to support CalBike on this reasonably priced tour.

"The social aspect was especially rewarding and many friends were made. It was, as always, a great experience." — Ralph W., four-time repeat rider

Route & Itinerary 




Who: You, and 50 other riders. 

Participants are a diverse group of riders—men and women of a wide range of ages and cycling abilities. Some of us spend every weekend riding many miles; for others, this is our first multi-day tour. Some of us care passionately about bike advocacy; others are new to the whole idea. All are valued, fully supported, learn a lot, and have a fantastic time.

What: A fully-supported, 5-day, semi-luxurious, and very fun fundraising ride, with an inspiring route, great food, comfortable accommodations, and a chance to peek behind the scenes into the world of bike advocacy. Pace and difficulty: moderate. 

Where:  Santa Barbara to Oceanside

Why: To meet a great group of people, have fun riding your bike, and support the California Bicycle Coalition's work to make California a better place to ride! With our support & fundraising tips, you'll raise $2750 to support CalBike's work.

When: The ride starts Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 and ends Friday, October 8th, 2021.

More Information

This website has detailed information about the tour -- the ItineraryFrequently Asked QuestionsRegistration PoliciesTraining and Safety, information about the California Bicycle Coalition, and a Fundraising Tool Box that makes it easy to raise funds. 

If you can't find what you need, email [email protected]. Subscribe to our mailing list for more information about the Dream Ride.


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