Santa Barbara Local Cycling Routes

Hope Ranch Loop (12.6 mi / 20 km)

Easy ride into our lovely Hope Ranch community. Some bike lane, mostly sharing road with traffic. Beautiful neighborhoods and simple ride.
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Montecito Loop (13 mi / 21 km)

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Mountain Drive Loop (25 mi / 40 km)

A moderately hilly, medium ability 25 mile ride in our foothills and along our beaches. Can be technical in some areas. Beautiful, quiet roads along Mountain Drive, showcasing classic vistas of Montecito, Summerland, and Santa Barbara.
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Carpinteria Ride (34 mi / 55 km)

A moderate ability 30 mile ride along our beautiful waterfront into a few of our neighboring towns including Montecito, Summerland and on into Carpinteria. Mostly flat terrain, sharing lanes with traffic, some bike lanes. Lots of potential stops along the way for coffee, food or shopping.
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Gibraltar/East Camino Cielo (35 mi / 56 km)

A fairly challenging ride into the mountains above Santa Barbara. Grade is between 6 and 13 percent. Road conditions are varied. Beautiful views. Weather at the top can be fickle. Dress appropriately. No water or services. A must-do ride for those who love to climb and looking for a challenge!
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