We’re blending the best of the redwoods and the coast
in the 2017 Surf City AIDS Ride routes.

We’ve crafted four great routes that showcase some beautiful new scenery and roads. With so many great roads to ride in Santa Cruz County and the surrounding region we thought it would be fun to change things up this year! We hope you find a ride that suits your abilities and gives you an outdoor experience you will never forget — all for a great cause!

2017 Surf City AIDS Ride – 12 Mile Family Friendly Route

A scenic coastal tour along West Cliff with a rest stop for food and beverage at approximately mile 5 then back along West Cliff through the Harbor and Arana Gulch and safely back to the Finish along quiet neighborhood streets.
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2017 Surf City AIDS Ride – 30 Mile Route

A scenic coastal tour along West Cliff with a rest stop for food and beverage at approximately mile 5 and then up Highway 1 to Davenport and back returning along West Cliff to the finish.
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2017 Surf City Aids Ride – 45 Mile Bike Route

For those Surf City AIDS Ride participants looking for a little flatter route, we have this great 45 mile loop that heads north up HWY 1, does the iconic “Swanton Road” then back down the coast. You get a great coast ride with the beautiful farms and redwoods along Swanton Road. As a bonus you hit the Pie Stop at about mile 23
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2017 Surf City AIDS Ride – Metric Century – 100km Route

Riders will head into the hills to start cruising up into Scotts Valley and through the quiet valley along Bean Creek. Then it is down into the San Lorenzo Valley a water and Gatorade stop along HWY 9 and then a beautiful decent along the lower and quieter section of HWY 9 from Felton into Santa Cruz. A short skip through the Westside of Santa Cruz with a food and beverage stop at about mile 25 and then its out along beautiful HWY 1 and onto the unique Swanton Road. You will have a second food and beverage stop at mile 40 then up the Swanton Road climb, and back into Santa Cruz along the coast.
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2017 Surf City AIDS Ride – 100 Mile Route

Riders will head into the hills to start cruising up into Scotts Valley and through the quiet valley along Bean Creek. Then it is down into the San Lorenzo Valley a water and Gatorade stop along HWY 9 and then a beautiful decent along the lower and quieter section of HWY 9 from Felton into Santa Cruz. A short skip through the Westside of Santa Cruz with a food and beverage stop at about mile 25 and then its out along beautiful HWY 1 and onto the unique Swanton Road. You will have a second food and beverage stop at mile 40 then up the Swanton Road climb and down back to HWY 1. Then you will head north along HWY 1 turning inland at Gazos Creek Road and then along beautiful Cloverdale Road into Pescadero for another food and beverage stop near mile 60. Then it is out to HWY 1 along Pescadero Creek Road and back along the coast to Santa Cruz.
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