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Road Cycling Routes in California

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In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of road biking routes in California to bring you the 20 best rides in the region. To find the one which is right for you, click on any of the Tours to see a full breakdown of its details including elevation profiles and surface analyses, and browse real tips and photos shared by other members of the Komoot community.


The 20 top rides in California

    1
    Difficult
    04:51
    59.4 mi
    12.2 mph
    4,150 ft
    4,150 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    2
    Difficult
    03:12
    32.9 mi
    10.3 mph
    4,200 ft
    4,200 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    05:45
    63.2 mi
    11.0 mph
    6,400 ft
    6,400 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    4
    Difficult
    05:06
    59.4 mi
    11.6 mph
    5,075 ft
    5,075 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    5
    Difficult
    03:16
    33.1 mi
    10.1 mph
    3,575 ft
    3,575 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    6
    Intermediate
    04:09
    54.3 mi
    13.1 mph
    2,225 ft
    2,250 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    7
    Intermediate
    02:31
    30.7 mi
    12.2 mph
    2,000 ft
    2,000 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    8
    Intermediate
    03:25
    42.2 mi
    12.4 mph
    2,925 ft
    2,925 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    9
    Intermediate
    02:55
    38.8 mi
    13.3 mph
    2,350 ft
    2,350 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    10
    Intermediate
    02:46
    34.5 mi
    12.5 mph
    2,075 ft
    2,075 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    11
    Difficult
    05:58
    61.2 mi
    10.2 mph
    7,900 ft
    7,925 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    12
    Difficult
    03:31
    37.1 mi
    10.5 mph
    4,600 ft
    4,600 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    13
    Difficult
    03:38
    43.5 mi
    12.0 mph
    3,300 ft
    3,300 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    14
    Difficult
    04:38
    60.5 mi
    13.0 mph
    4,050 ft
    4,050 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    15
    Difficult
    03:35
    42.1 mi
    11.8 mph
    3,125 ft
    3,125 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    16
    Intermediate
    04:06
    51.9 mi
    12.6 mph
    2,800 ft
    2,800 ft
    Intermediate road ride. Good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    17
    Difficult
    05:22
    61.2 mi
    11.4 mph
    5,250 ft
    5,250 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.
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    18
    Difficult
    06:10
    70.9 mi
    11.5 mph
    6,250 ft
    6,250 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    19
    Difficult
    04:00
    51.9 mi
    13.0 mph
    3,175 ft
    3,175 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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    20
    Difficult
    04:19
    53.6 mi
    12.4 mph
    3,650 ft
    3,650 ft
    Expert road ride. Very good fitness required. Mostly well-paved surfaces and easy to ride.
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