VIDEO: Santa Cruz, California, Mixed-Surface Ride – Forests & Coastal Views!

This ride was taken as a break from covering the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California/ I would sincerely like to thank Look Cycle USA for the loan of a Look 765 RS gravel bike for the ride, a bike I am reviewing at the time of this video.

santa cruz california mixed surface cycling

This route headed out of Santa Cruz, through the University of California, into forest land directly west of the University, and ultimately, down the fast paved descent of Bonny Doon Road and over some dirt and gravel roads that run parallel to the coastline and US 1.

santa cruz california mixed surface cycling

This mixed surface ride was a ton of fun, and one I would repeat if I find myself in Santa Cruz in the future!

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  1. Avatar Herman Bonilla

    JOM, do you have a Strava route for this ride?

  2. I enjoyed this video tremendously JOM. Riding along the edge of the cliffs was spectacular. Watching it gave me vertigo!

  3. Avatar kev

    a gpx would be lovely, please.

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