Sierra to the Sea Bicycle Tour


Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, ACTC has chosen to cancel our 2020 Sierra to the Sea Tour. The safety and health of our guests is our primary concern during this National Emergency. Registered 2020 guests have received an email with additional information regarding the cancellation.

Tour dates for 2021 - June 19 thru 26.

Sierra to the Sea is a scenic and challenging 8-day California bicycle and camping tour. We ride again this year from Lake Tahoe, cross the Sierra Nevada, then traverse the Sacramento, Route Thumbnail Napa and Russian River Valleys, to the Pacific Coast. The tour finishes with a ride across the Golden Gate Bridge and a picnic in Golden Gate Park. This is the 33rd anniversary of our tour, and we are excited about our new Lake Tahoe start and the revised route. See Where We Go.

The tour route is approximately 420 miles long and averages 60 miles per day Climb Thumbnail for each of seven cycling days. It is challenging and designed for experienced riders. Some less strenuous route options are provided, as well as options for riders who wish greater challenges.

Members of the Lehigh Wheelmen recorded Relive videos of their 2018 ride. See one here: Day 7 Olema to San Francisco

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Sierra to the Sea is organized by the Almaden Cycle Touring Club of San Jose, a not-for-profit organization whose Tierra Bella Bicycle Tour has, for over 42 years, been one of the most respected and successful rides of its kind in California.

Registration opens January 19, 2021 at 6:00 PM PST
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New this year, White Water Rafting option on day 2 (lay over day).
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