7 Coastal Bike Rides

7 Coastal Bike Rides

Tired of being land-locked? Pack your bike and head to one of the country's edges. Here are seven rides that explore America's scenic coastline.

Grand Tour 2012

Malibu, California - June 23, 2012

Get a challenging tour of scenic Southern California, from the Malibu coastline, valleys, mountains, luxury homes, orange groves and farms. This ride is a tough one—the shortest option is 125 miles and double, triple and quadruple centuries are offered as well. Read More

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Country Coast Classic Bike Ride

Cambria, California - June 23, 2012

Explore California's central coast with either a 15-, 25-, 50- or 100-mile ride. Half of the century is coastal, and almost all of the smaller rides are along the beach. Read More

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Tri Lanai 3 Hills

Hulopoe Beach Park, Hawaii - July 21, 2012

This 50-mile ride explores nearly every paved road on the island of Lanai. This ride takes cyclists to three coastlines of the secluded island, with 6,200 feet of climbing. Read More

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Paradise Ride Kauai

Lihue, Hawaii - August 4-5, 2012

A two-day ride touches every corner of Kauai, one of America's most beautiful locales. The first day goes along the north shore and the second day goes along the south shore. Total mileage depends on you—several options lets you design your own ride. Read More

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Jet to Jetty Fun Bike Ride

Los Angeles, California - August 25, 2012

Starting near LAX airport along the Playa del Rey coastline, cyclists can take a 10- or 20-mile ride down to either Hermosa Beach or Redondo Beach. (Photo: Getty) Read More

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GSW Seacoast Century Weekend

Hampton, New Hampshire - September 22-23, 2012

You can choose to ride just one or both days, with the bulk of the ride along the coastline of Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts. Various distances are offered to a maximum of 1,600 riders. Read More

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Tour de Newport

Newport, Rhode Island - September 23, 2012

Take a tour of the City by the Sea, with 10-, 25- and 45-mile options available. The long ride circles Aquidneck Island with plenty of coastline views. Read More

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