#5 Back Bay/Laguna Canyon/RSM – Irvine Start


Irvine to RSM: 54 miles, 2,260 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. We head west to Newport Back Bay, ride along the beautiful coastline to Laguna Beach, then head through Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Hills. After that, we'll ride up to Foothill Ranch before returning to our starting point. The ride is mostly flat, with some moderate climbing between mile 20-40.

For safety, ride single file and keep right of the white line when the shoulder opens on Laguna Canyon Road.

Irvine Start - #5 Back Bay/PCH/ Laguna Canyon Road/RSM Route

Distance - 54 miles
Elevation Gain - 2246 ft

Short Route Option:

Starting at Starbucks/Panera Bread at Woodbury Town Center, the route takes us through Back Bay, then onto Pacific Coast Highway (PCH). Continuing along PCH, we'll reach Laguna Canyon Road. After passing through Laguna Beach, the journey breaks off from the group at Lake Forest and continues onto Laguna Canyon Road towards Sand Canyon. Finally, the route loops back to Woodbury Town Center, completing the scenic drive.

Irvine Start - #5 Back Bay/PCH/Laguna Canyon Road Route - Short

Distance -  36 miles
Elevation Gain -  1213 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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