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Entries for Seventh Annual Bike The Coast on Record Pace

3 Nov, 2016


More Than 2,000 Entries Received for Nov. 5 Event

The popular Bike The Coast – Taste The Coast (www.bike-the-coast.com), a unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo in Oceanside, is poised to set a record for entries for this year’s ride on Saturday, November 5. Already more than 2,000 participants have registered and officials are encouraging riders to register now to guarantee one of the 2,400 entry slots for the seventh annual event.

“We’ve had an incredible response so far,” said event organizer Jim Curl of Event Media, Inc. “We are proud to be part of the community that supports this ride and has helped it grow year over year. We’re expecting a record number of cyclists this year.”

As in previous years, this event will feature a choice of five bike rides (7, 15, 25, 50 & 100 miles), along with the Mainstreet Oceanside Street Food Festival, the NOLAH Charity Beer Garden, and a Sports Expo at the Oceanside Pier. Working with Visit Oceanside, the event will bring many guests to Oceanside and provide special reservation offers for Bike the Coast riders.

In addition, the current Miss Oceanside and Miss Teen Oceanside will once again be present at the start and finish of Bike The Coast to greet riders in the Strand under the Pier. 

About Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast: Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast is a recreational bicycle ride offering a choice of 7, 15, 25, 50 and 100-mile rides starting and finishing with food, beer garden, sports expo and music at the Oceanside Pier on Saturday, October 10, 2015.  The cycling courses include the San Luis Rey Bike Trail and San Diego’s North County beaches of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana Beach and Del Mar. Proceeds from the ride support NOLAH, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making housing available in New Orleans and greater San Diego.  The ride is supported locally and benefits Oceanside Bicycle Committee and Oceanside Kiwanis.

For more information including course maps, event schedule and registration, visit: www.bike-the-coast.com.  For Oceanside travel information, visit: http://visitoceanside.org/bike_the_coast/ or call 760-721-1101.

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