2017 Epic Rides Powered By Compex

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2017 Epic Rides Powered By Compex are bigger, better, and more EPIC! These rides take us all over the Golden State; from the beautiful coastlines to the rugged mountains and everything in between. 2017 will feature 7 classic and new routes that will challenge and reward you.

  • March 25 - Angels & Demons
  • May 6 - Malibu Madness
  • May 20 - Tour of California - Stage 7
  • July 4 - Baldy Beast
  • Aug 19 - Palomar Perfection
  • Sept 30 - Santa Barbara
  • Nov 11 - Mt. Wilson
  • October 7 - Angels & Demons 2.0
  • We offer training plans and coaching to get you ready for an Epic ride in 6-8 weeks.
  • Cal Tri kits are required for all rides (regular top, tri top, Epic jersey, etc.) Click on pic below to go directly to Voler order page.
  • A nominal $10 RSVP registration fee is charged to discourage no-shows and casual RSVP-ing.
  • Rides have limited capacity, register now!
  • Member perks such as Performance Bike raffles, huge discounts, goodies, and free gear.

Leader:  The ride leader’s #1 responsibility is your safety.  Listen carefully to his directions and ask questions where needed.  Never assume.
Ability/Fitness:  Review the route to ensure you have the fitness to complete the route in the allotted time.  Familiarize yourself with
group riding etiquette.
SAG Support: Basic mechanical support, water, hydration, nutrition, snacks, route cards, and goodies.  Tired legs will appreciate the Compex  unit in Cal-Tri1.
Bring: Tire levers, spare tubes & CO2 cartridges and the ability to change your tire.  Water bottles (2 recommended), nutrition, sunscreen, driver’s license, phone, credit card & $20 cash.
Safety: Helmets are required.  Sunglasses are suggested. Headphones are prohibited. 
VOLUNTEERS: SAG Driver + Photographer needed for each ride.  Contact Marcos to volunteer.


September 30 - Santa Barbara (75 mi)

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Start: Burbank Amtrak Station

Time: 6:45 am announcements. 7:00 am departure SHARP
Route:

Ride Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18144901
Elevation: 2,700
Difficulty: 3

Description: A full 100 mile beautiful ride through the mountains and the coastline ending in Santa Barbara.

October 7 - Angels & Demons 2.0 (80 mi)

Start: Amtrak Station Anaheim
2626 East Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806

Time: 6:30 am check-in. 6:45 am announcements. 7:00 am departure SHARP
Route:
Depart Anaheim to Solana Beach through Balboa Island and Camp Pendleton. Return via Amtrak.
Ride Route: RideWithGPS
Elevation:  2,100 ft
Difficulty (1-5) = 3

Description: This ride is so popular and awesome that we just had to do it again for 2017! If you missed the first one, you definitely do not want to miss it again. This ride is strictly limited in capacity.

An epic ride classic. Angels & Demons is an 80 mile cruise from Anaheim (Amtrak Station) to Pizza Port in Solana Beach. The ride follows the coast and passes through Camp Pendleton. Highlights include riding on the ferry at Balboa Island, Camp Pendleton, and beautiful coastal views. After enjoying your pizza and beer, return via Amtrak from Solana Beach to Anaheim.

Bus/Train info SOLANA BEACH - ANAHEIM

We will have 1 uHaul for this ride and your bike will be waiting in Anaheim when you return.

***IMPORTANT***
In addition to bringing your ID, you must fill out the Camp Pendleton Access form in order to ride through the base. If you do not do so you will be turned away at the camp entrance.

Camp Pendleton Bike Route Access Form


November 11 - Dawson’s Saddle + Mt. Wilson (100 mi)

Start: Performance Bikes (Pasadena)
Time: 6:45 am announcements. 7:00 am departure SHARP
Ride Route: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/18140784
Elevation: 12,000
Difficulty: 5

Description: This is a twist on the Cloud Burst ride. We will ride to Dawson’s Saddle and have lunch on our way back at Newcomb’s Ranch. There will be an additional option to climb to Mt. Wilson as well.

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