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    Mount Soledad RIDE

    Mount Soledad South RIDE

    Saturday at 8:00am from Encinitas
    Second Saturday of every month

     

    Join us for a RIDE down South. With some longer climbs, this is a B group RIDE.

    The group RIDEs towards Torrey Pines. They regroup at the top and descend down to the La Jolla Cove. They make their way to the base of Mt. Soedad and climb, they regroup at the Cross in the park. The group descends, then ascends again up Via Capri for one last time to the park. After some elevation the group RIDEs back down the summit to Torrey Pines and back to the shop.

     

    The full RIDE

     

    The Details

    View / download the route here

    47 miles
    3,329 ft of elevation
    Estimated time 3.5 hours

     

    The Efforts

    "Torrey Pines" (mile 8.5 - 10.5)

    This is the first real effort of the Soledad route. The ride is fairly contained/neutral until we reach the base of the Torrey Pines Climb. Some riders choose to hit it early, some wait for a small group to break away, others take it at their own pace. Ultimately, we all regroup at the top (by the traffic light).

     

    "Muirlands Vista Way_2" (mile 18 - 19.2)

    The second effort of the ride starts once we make the turn on to Muirlands Vista. It really kicks off at the hairpin turn, when the road merges into Muirlands Drive. There is a regroup at the top of this short climb (intersection of Muirlands Dr. and Inspiration Dr.)

     

    Soledad (Soledad Ave to the Cross)" (mile 22.7 - 24.8)

    This is the hardest effort of the entire ride. Small groups of 2-3 people will naturally form over this effort, while many choose to regroup right before the turn onto Hillside Dr. (the section of closed road, affectionately known as the "dirt path"). However, the effort only truly ends once you reach the cross at the top of the mountain.

     

    "Rose Canyon Bike Path to UCSD" (mile 30.9 - 33.9)

    This is a group effort, but it can get a little speedy. Keep an eye out for oncoming cyclists and runners. At the end of the bike path we regroup and prepare for the climb up Gilman, one of the last climbs of the ride. It is usually accompanied by a slight tailwind and as a result, this segment can get pretty speedy for some. Keep an eye out for red lights

     

    "Down Torrey Up Del Mar" (mile 36.2 - 39)

    This is a big, fast descent followed by a punchy climb up to the light at Carmel Valley Road. If the light is green, this effort is extended to Del Mar Heights, which adds another half mile).

     

    "Mexican Mile (Roberto's to Las Olas)" (mile 43.3 - 44.1)

    A classic. The last official effort of the ride. From here, it's an easy pace back to the shop.

     

    And that's it! See you guys on Saturday for an awesome RIDE!

    We have the largest selection of the new Specialized S-Works 7 Ion Charcoal Road Shoes in the Country!

    This new Ion Charcoal color way by Specialized just arrived in the states and we swooped up on the majority of them since inventory was so limited. If you are thinking of getting a pair of these sweet new kicks we recommend doing it now as we fully expect this shoe to be sold out for the year without even ever coming into stock. Similar to some of the other great colors Specialized has made. 

    New Specialized S-Works 7 Ion Charcoal Road Shoes IN STOCK!

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    GET YOUR LTD EDITION 2019 RED HOOK CRIT HELMET AND SHOES NOW!

    RIDE has three sets of the new LTD Edition Red Hook Crit S-Works 7 Shoe / S-Works Evade II helmet combo's in stock! All three shoe sizes include a medium size Evade II helmet. These might even be more rare than a 🦄Purple Unicorn!

    To place your order or to check them out just click here

     

    March Inventory Cleaning Sale

    Come down to our Encinitas shop from Friday, 3/16 through Sunday, 3/18 to take advantage on some awesome pricing on previous model year items!

    Previous years bikes, kits, parts, and accessories at up to 75% off, with EVERYTHING at least 10% off. We have everything from complete bikes, to helmets, gear, frames, groupsets, handlebars, stems, tires, rims, wheel sets, and more!

    Brands:

    • Specialized
    • SRAM / ZIPP
    • Pinarello
    • Felt
    • Eliel
    • Assos
    • And more!


    Keep your calendars marked because we're only going to be offering this on:
    Friday, 3/16: 11AM - 7PM
    Saturday, 3/17: 10AM - 6PM
    Sunday, 3/18: 10AM - 5PM

    Our Facebook event page will get populated with pictures of some of the items for sale as we near the sale dates! Stay tuned!

    Event Info

    See you there!

    Now Hiring @ RIDE

    Looking for a job within the biking industry?

    Know how to change a tire (at least)?

    Want to work with an awesome family living the two wheeled lifestyle?


    We're currently looking to expand our family to awesome individuals who are as stoked on bikes as we are! If you think you can bring something to the table, head on over to our page and send in an application!

     

    We look forward to hearing from you!