#1 Seal Beach-Irvine Start


Irvine to Seal Beach: 59 miles, 1,017 ft elevation gain, 4 hrs.

From 7:45am until 12:00pm

Meet at 7:45am
Pre-Ride Info at 7:55
Roll at 8:00am sharp

Starting at Starbucks/Panera Bread @ Woodbury Town Center in Irvine. Our flattest route starts down Jefferey Road, goes to University and Campus Drive, and loops around Newport Back Bay via Dover Drive before reaching Pacific Coast Highway. The challenging section is going north from Seapoint to Warner through Bolsa Chica, where you can practice pacelining. After regrouping at the gas station, we ride to Seal Beach for coffee at Bogarts, then return via the Newport Back Bay path to Woodbury Town Center.

Irvine Start – #1 Seal Beach Route

Distance – 59 miles
Elevation Gain – 1017 ft

Short Route Option:

Start at Starbucks/Panera Bread at Woodbury Town Center. Take Jeffrey Road, which becomes University Drive, to Campus Drive. Campus Drive then turns into Irvine Avenue. Continue on Irvine Avenue and take Dover Drive to PCH (Pacific Coast Highway). Follow PCH to Huntington Beach Pier. Return on PCH and head inland through Back Bay, then onto University Drive back to Woodbury Town Center.

Irvine Start - #1 Huntington Beach Pier Route - Short

Distance – 42 miles
Elevation Gain – 826 ft

Starting Point Address:

Starbucks/Panera Bread @ Woodbury Town Center – Irvine

LEVEL: Intermediate-Advanced
Avg 16-19mph
You do NOT have to be a member of R5 to ride with us.

Prior to participating in our group ride, we kindly ask all non-members to click on the Rider's Waiver link and complete the waiver.

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