Bike The Coast - Taste The Coast

Saturday, November 2, 2013 @ 6:00 AM (PDT)
Oceanside Pier Beach Recreation Center, 300 N. The Strand OceansideCA  92054
Saturday, November 2, 2013 @ 6:00 AM (PDT)
Oceanside Pier Beach Recreation Center, 300 N. The Strand OceansideCA  92054

About This Activity

Start and Finish are next to the beach under the Oceanside Pier and most of the course is either by the beach or along the river. All courses except the 50 mile are almost flat.
Rider Limit

The event is limited to 2,000 riders.

Online Registration Close Date

Registration closes Sunday October 27, 2013 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time or when sold out at 2,000.

Cancellation Policy

Entry fees are nonrefundable and entries are nontransferable.

The River Route Has Two Short Distances

The River Route is 7 miles or 15 miles out & back along the San Luis Rey Bike Trail. Almost all of this course is closed to vehicular traffic. Start and Finish are at the Oceanside Pier.

The Beach Route Has Three Distances

Choice of a 25 mile round trip along the coast to Encinitas, a 50 mile round trip past Encinitas down to Del Mar, Sorrento Valley, then back to the coast, or ride the 50 mile course twice and make it into a 100 mile route. All start and finish at the Oceanside Pier. All of the course is on bike lanes with vehicles in the traffic lanes.

Tandem Registration

Contact Event Administrator for tandem registration at

Packet Pick-up and Late Registration

Packet pick-up for registered riders and late registration (if numbers are still available) is between noon and 7:00pm on Friday, November 1, 2013 or between 6:00am and 8:00am on Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, CA

Registered Riders Receive

BTC premiums, well-stocked SAG stops every 15-20 miles, individual course bracelet, very well-marked courses, mobile SAGs with mechanical support, shuttle to Oceanside Pier for DNF, route slips (cue sheets), finishers' medal, lunch at Taste The Coast Finish Party.

Clothing & Souvenirs

Men's and Women's jerseys are available.Only jersey orders placed before September 1, 2013 will be guaranteed ride day availability. T-shirt and hat orders placed before October 1, 2013 will be guaranteed ride day availability. All pre-ordered and paid-for clothing and merchandise must be picked up on Friday or Saturday at the Expo at Oceanside Pier. Clothing not picked up will require an additional $8.00 postage/handling fee. Some clothing will be available for sale on Friday and Saturday.

Bike The Coast Website

Go to for all pertinent information, including maps, rules, elevations, benefits, schedules, directions, souvenirs, clothing, etc.

All registered riders will receive course specific wristbands, logoed water bottle, SAG food and drink on course, finishers' medals and lunch at the finish expo. Jerseys and T-shirts are available online and at the finish.

Organizer Info

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