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Lighthouse Century

Date: September 24, 2016
Location: Morro Bay, California
Registration Fee: $75

The Lighthouse Century offers three routes traveling along the coast past San Simeon with two longer routes climbing into the coastal hills. Scenic vistas of the central coast and cool ocean breezes make this beautiful ride a classic that sells out every year, so reserve your place early.

Bike riders along coast.
Photograph: Roger Heathcote

Lighthouse Century Routes

Routes GPS Route Slips
Century Route: 100 mi Century GPS Century PDF
Old Creek Route: 85 mi Old Creek GPS Old Creek PDF
Coastal Route: 65 mi Coastal GPS Coastal PDF

four Bike riders along coast.
Photograph: Roger Heathcote

Lighthouse Century Highlights

  • Beautiful views of the ocean and coastal hills
  • Que & Map sheet
  • Rest Stops well stocked with good food
  • Robust SAG support
  • Bike Mechanic at Start and key rest stops
  • Enthusiastic and friendly volunteers
  • Post-Ride BBQ with beef, chicken and vegetarian options and Linn's fruit pie & ice cream for dessert.
  • Ride patches and wristbands for registered riders
  • Fourty percent of your registration fee is Donated to local cycling organizations and events and the communities that make our rides possible.
  • Opportunity to purchase Lighthouse Clothing.

Front and back views of Lighthouse Jersey design

group picture at Cypress Tree rest stop with lighthouse in distance.
Photograph: Roger Heathcote

Lighthouse Century Safety

  • Approved helmets are required to be worn by all riders. NO HELMET, NO RIDE!
  • All minors must be accompanied by an adult
  • All riders are expected to follow Safe Cycling Best Practices
  • Rear-view mirrors to monitor overtaking vehicles and cyclists are encouraged. (California law requires that cyclists move right as practicable to allow vehicles to pass.)
  • Use the wide shoulders available on most roads
  • Portable audio devices using ear pieces are discouraged. (California law mandates that ear pieces be used in only one ear.)