2013 Cool Breeze Routes
The following routes may change due to construction, weather, traffic, closures, etc. Route slips will be available at check in and the ride start. Be aware that you will be riding on public roads not closed to auto traffic and on bike paths with pedestrians.
Here are the links to the 2013 Cool Breeze routes on ridewithgps.
Under the "Export" tab on the right for each route, there are links to download a gpx file for a gps device.
The route sheet provided with the map is not accurate.
Therefore:Turn by Turn directions will not be accurate.
The elevation gain tends to be high.
The Cool Breeze Century,96 miles, 5400+/- feet of gain.
2013 CB Century
Follows the coast from Ventura to Carpinteria, then turns inland through the scenic orchards and flower ranches of East Santa Barbara County. It continues up onto scenic East Mountain Drive and into Goleta where your lunch stop is at Stow Grove Park.
HILLY CENTURY OPTION – WE ARE NOW OFFERING A HILLY CENTURY TO INCLUDE CASITAS PASS TO THOSE WHO WANT MORE CLIMBING AND/OR WANT TO AVOID THE NORTHBOUND FREEWAY. LET US KNOW AT REGISTRATION SO WE CAN DIRECT YOU TO SPECIAL ROUTE SLIPS.
2013 CB Hilly Century New Route!
The Hilly Century option, @107 miles, 7900+/- feet gain, follows the Mini Metric to Oak View rest stop then goes over Casitas Pass to Rincon Beach rest stop. From Rincon the Hilly Century follows the Century route the rest of the way.
The Cool Breeze Metric Century, 58 miles, 2100+/- feet of gain. New Route!
2013 CB Metric 4
The Metric Century, @ 58 miles, has been rerouted to Ojai. Follows the Ojai bike trail to Signal St. in Ojai and on to San Antonio School, then goes over Fairview in reverse of the Double Metric, to Santa Ana Rd @ Lake Casitas entrance, then back to the Oak View rest stop and down the bike path to Rincon Fire Station.
The Cool Breeze Mini Metric, 36 miles, 800+/- feet of gain.
2013 CB Mini Metric
First goes up the Ventura River Trail over the new San Antonio Creek bridge at mile 6 and 10 after turn around at Oak View Comm. Center Returns back down the Ventura River Trail to the PCH/Hwy 1. Turn around is at the Rincon Fire Station.
The Cool Breeze Double Metric Century, 126 miles, 9100+/- feet of gain.
2013 CB Double Metric Century 1
Follows the Mini Metric to Foster Park, but then continues to the east end of the Ojai Valley via Fairview Rd, then Thacher Rd. From Thacher, return to Ojai then descend beautiful Creek Rd to easily missed, short, steep Encino Dr. at mile 29. It then goes over Casitas Pass where it then joins the Century route.