Routes

Routes are currently being developed for the 2016 event

NOTE: All routes are subject to last minute change for the safety of the rider.

Please pick up your registration packets at the Registration booth.  Registration will be open Friday, 01/22/16 between noon and 8 p.m. and 01/23/16 after 6 a.m.  All preregistered riders will receive a t-shirt and map with registration packet.

Registration will be located at the intersection of N. Palm Canyon & Tahquitz (west side).

Routes are as follow:

1.5 or 3 Mile – Walk to the Stars (1 Mile bailout available)

Begins at 11:00 am; please view maps below.
View 1.5 Mile Route
View 3 Mile Route

5 Mile – Ride to the Stars

Begins at 11:00 am. This route travels through the slightly hilly Las Palmas area of Palm Springs and a small slice of the Movie Colony East area.

10 Mile – Old Palm Springs

Begins at 11:00 am. This route is the same as last year’s 10 mile route. 1 SAG stop provides snacks, first aid, bike support and accommodations at Palm Springs Mall (approximately mile 5.3).

25 Mile – Ride Through The Towns

(25.2 miles) – Begins at 10:30 am. This year’s 25 Mile tour goes through Palm Springs, Cathedral City & Rancho Mirage. Enjoy the beauty of each city! There will be a SAG at the Vons Pavilion Shopping Center at Gerald Ford & Bob Hope Drive, approximately mile 10.8.

 

50 Mile – Desert Scape Ride

(54.6 miles) – Begins at 9:00 am for experienced and team riders and 9:30 am for the more leisurely rider. The route travels from Palm Springs near the foothills of the San Bernardino mountain range along with the 100 mile route for approximately 30 miles then turns back to civilization. 3 SAG stops provide food, first aid, bike support and accommodations:

SAG 1:  Christ Lutheran Church (DHS) approximately mile 9.4

SAG 2:  Rite Aid parking lot approximately mile 32

SAG 3:  Lowe’s (Palm Desert) approximately mile 41.8

 

100 Mile – Escape the City Lights Ride

(101.5 mile) – Begins at 6:30 am for experienced and team riders and 7:00 am for the more leisurely rider. The route travels from Palm Springs near the windmills and foothills of the San Bernardino mountain range. Continuing down Dillon Road to the agriculture area of the Coachella Valley, the route travels near PGA West, around the La Quinta Cove past the Indian Well Tennis Garden, through Rancho Mirage and back to Palm Springs. 5 SAG stops provide food, first aid, bike support and accommodations:

SAG 1:  Christ Lutheran Church (DHS) approximately mile 19.1

SAG 2:  Travel Center Truck Stop approximately mile 51.6

SAG 3:  Riverside County Sheriff (Thermal) approximately mile 62.1

SAG 4:  Family Heritage Church (La Quinta) approximately mile 80.2

SAG 5:  Lowe’s (Palm Desert) approximately mile 90.2

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