We have put together a list of some of SoCal’s favorite Turkey Day Rides that will help you burn some extra calories and enjoy the day on the bike with your cycling friends.
Psycho-Lists 8th Annual Turkey Day Ride
This is an annual ride to get in before the turkey is served! This is an open ride for ALL to enjoy! The Ride leaves from Euro Cafe at 546 E Baseline Road in Claremont, CA at 8 am on Thanksgiving. Ride Info >
Mount Baldy to San Dimas Mountain Bike Ride
This mountain bike ride starts at the Cow Canyon Saddle (near where Glendora Ridge Road and Baldy Road meet) at 8 am, then gathers at another saddle 2 miles up for a brief Thanksgiving celebration. The ride then “flys” down the Sunset Ridge trail and regroups at the bottom, at the top of Wheeler in San Dimas. Some riders ride up the Sunset Ridge trail from the top of Wheeler or ride up Mt. Baldy Road and meet up there, but most drive up, and are picked up at the bottom.
Fullerton Bicycles & Buena Park Bikes Thanksgiving Day Ride
This is Fullerton Bicycles & Buena Park Bikes annual Thanksgiving day ride. The ride will meet at the Fullerton courthouse at 7.45 and must roll by 7.55. This ride is a slow regroup ride at social pace will head over to Dripp or Starbucks after the ride to hang out. Ride Info >
Velo Allegro Ride
The Velo Allegro Ride rides from Long Beach to Whittier, then screams back to Long Beach in long time tradition! The ride starts at 7:30 at the Marina parking lot near PCH and 2nd Street in Long Beach. The ride returns at approximately 11:30 am.
M*G*E Racing/SDBC Turkey Ride & Hunt to Elfin Forest
The San Diego Bicycle Club and Ralph Elliott, organize the M*G*E Racing/SDBC Turkey Ride & Hunt to Elfin Forest on Thanksgiving Day; 60 miles, No fee, No patch, No sag, just a good “old fashion fun ride”- and a great way to get ready to pig- out later in the day! The ride starts at 8:30am sharp from the La Jolla Village Square, UC Cyclery, Nobel Dr. off the I-5, and goes up the coast highway to La Costa, thru Elfin Forest, into Escondido, and back over Lake Hoges, RB, Poway, and Miramar Rd to Finish at UC Cyclery. Please ride safely, obey all traffic laws and never more than “two on a breast!” The object is to hunt turkeys, not be one! Ride Info >
Harding Truck Trail Annual Thanksgiving Day Mountain Bike Ride
Ride starts7:00 am00am at the Modjeska Bird Sanctuary. Ride at your own pace 9 miles up the Harding Truck Trail and back down. Group photo at 9 am at the top of Four Corners. Ride Info >
Velo Club LaGrange’s Thanksgiving Day Ride for Meals On Wheels of West LA
For 18 years, Velo Club La Grange has raised money for the West Los Angeles chapter of Meal On Wheels, a national organization dedicated to addressing Senior hunger and isolation in local communities. Serving over 40,000 meals per year to seniors and the disabled, Meals On Wheels-WLA is also serving homeless veterans at the sprawling West LA VA Campus.
On November 22nd we will meet at Peet’s in Santa Monica on 14th and Montana at 7:45 am and roll out at 8 am. Ride info >
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