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Tour of Long Beach 2014

May 10, 2014

You're invited to one of the premiere bicycle fundraising events on the West Coast as the Tour of Long Beach returns on Saturday, May 10, 2014. Bring the entire family for a day of fun and see for yourself how Long Beach is the most bicycle friendly city in the U.S.!

Join in the fun by participating in the Tour of Long Beach's 5-mile Family Fun Ride or the picturesque 30-mile course on the bike paths and streets of Long Beach, the 62-mile through Long Beach to Huntington Beach or the 100-mile Cruz Gran Fondo which loops through Long Beach then heads south down the Southern California Coast through Sunset Beach, Huntington Beach, Newport Beach and Laguna Beach. All paths lead to a full-day Finish Line Festival with live entertainment, food trucks, beer garden and much more fun. Proceeds will support pediatric cancer research at Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach. Make it a family ride day with rides for all levels and meet-up at the Finish Line Festival after the ride of your choice!

Event schedule and times

Thursday, May 8
11:59pm - Registration closes

Friday, May 9
10:00am-8:00pm - Event Packet Pick-up at the Long Beach Arena

Saturday, May 10

  • 6:00am Late Event Packet Pick-up at the Start Line
  • 6:30am Cruz Gran Fondo riders start
  • 7:30am Tour packet pick-up closes
  • 7:30am Metric Century riders start
  • 8:00am First wave of Tour riders start
  • 8:05am Second wave of Tour riders start
  • 8:10am Third wave of Tour riders start
  • 8:15am Fourth wave of Tour riders start
  • 8:30am Family Fun riders start
  • 9:30am-4:30pm - Finish Line Festival


Training Rides

Whatever ride you are planning for May 10, you can start training Saturday, February 22, with Lightning Velo, a Long Beach based cycling club. Lightning Velo has approximately 250 members from the greater Long Beach and north Orange County areas. Their membership represents a rich mix of cultures, professions and age groups, both male and female, with diverse riding skills and abilities.


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