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California Coast Classic Arthritis Bike Ride

8 Days, 525 Miles – Biking the California Coast For a Cure!

On Saturday, September 24, 2016, the Arthritis Foundation’s 16th Annual California Coast Classic Bike Tour will take off from Pier 39 on the beautiful bay of San Francisco. Over 250 riders will embark on an 8-day tour down the coast of California’s famous Highway 1, stopping along the way in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Big Sur, Cambria, Oceano, Buellton, Ventura and concluding on October 1 in Pacific Palisades of Los Angeles.
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California Coast Classic 2015

2015 California Coast Classic Bike Tour Makes Quite an Impression

On Oct. 3, approximately 300 riders across the nation completed the eight-day California Coast Classic (CCC) Bike Tour, spanning an impressive 525 miles along the California coastline. One of the Arthritis Foundation’s largest fundraising events nationwide, the ride brought in almost $1.45 million this year, helping to raise vital funds needed to champion the fight against arthritis as it drew the attention of the local and national media outlets.

“We worked incredibly hard to make sure that the California Coast Classic was a feature story not just in California, but throughout the country,” says Manuel Loya, Arthritis Foundation Pacific Region CEO. “Several of our bike tour participants were interviewed and followed by their local media, and we had several national and web publications that also made the tour their feature stories leading up to and during the ride.”

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California Coast Classic Bike Tour

The 15th Annual California Coast Classic Bike Tour Takes Off This Saturday!

Arthritis Foundation Bike EventCelebrating its 15th consecutive year, the Arthritis Foundation’s California Coast Classic Bike Tour will kick off this Saturday, September 26, 2015 from the renowned Pier 39 at the Hard Rock Cafe in San Francisco. The event concludes on Saturday, October 3, 2015 in Los Angeles.

The “CCC”, as it is affectionately known, takes place over 8 days and covers 525 picturesque miles of the California coastline.  Approximately 300 riders from across the nation will take the “ride of a lifetime” down legendary Highway 1, making overnight stops along the way in Santa Cruz, Monterey, Big Sur, Cambria, Pismo Beach, Buellton, Ventura and finally concluding in Los Angeles.

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