91 miles with 5,800 feet of climbing
OC Gran Fondo • Climbs
Cat. 4: Mile 10, 19, 28, 31, 35, 55, and 71
OC Gran Fondo • Description
OC Gran Fondo is a great ride on popular cycling roads of South Orange County. The route is timed via Strava, including general classification, king/queen of the mountain (3 climbs), and sprint competition (2 segments).
The ride starts in Irvine, hits the hills of North Tustin, and leads through Santiago Canyon, Live Oak Canyon, and Trabuco Canyon. Los Alisos Boulevard and Alicia Parkway lead to the hills of Aliso Viejo, after which the route drops into Laguna Canyon and Laguna Beach. After a section on Pacific Coast Highway, the ride climbs Newport Coast, followed by a descent to Back Bay. Bonita Canyon, Shady Canyon, Turtle Rock Drive, and Ridgeline Drive finally lead back into Irvine.
OC Gran Fondo • Interactive Map
OC Gran Fondo • Pictures
OC Gran Fondo
By: Bernd Straehle
See Also: Gran Fondos & Centuries