Oceanside Finalizing Information on Bike the Coast

23 Sep, 2015

Cyclists will have plenty of food choices once they complete their rides in the sixth annual Bike the Coast – Taste the Coast presented by Tri-City Medical Center ( on Saturday, October 10 in Oceanside. This unique cycling event, food festival and sports expo is expected to attract more than 2,000 riders.

"We are delighted that Bike the Coast will continue its tradition of hosting a wide variety of great foods for all the participants,” said Kim Heim from Main Street Oceanside ( “Expect lots of great food and craft beer.”

Heim added that new selections this year include Kia Ora, a new local kitchen that creates authentic New Zealand meat pies and savory shepherd pies and Red Oven Pizza, featuring delicious handmade pizzas in the Naples style – light, crispy and incredibly rich in flavor.

Main Street Oceanside, producers of the weekly Farmers and Sunset Markets in Oceanside, will bring in a range of popular local food providers from their weekly market.  Among the options available at Bike the Coast will be Jamaican BBQ, street tacos, seafood, hot sandwiches, thai cuisine, freshly baked cookies, locally-made ice cream and Italian ice.

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 the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition -- a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to making bicycling better in 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:  For Oceanside travel information, visit: or call 760-721-1101.


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