At some point, the Market Ride relocated from a very dumpy market to San Clemente Cyclery. At some point, The Market Ride moves from a 5pm start to a 530pm start (Tues and Thurs daylight savings only). At some point, you gotta do it.
Where else can you race a speeding train on your left and Dolly Parton on your right?
There are no cars to speak of as you speed through miles of empty camp ground, through a tank tunnel, down an emergency runway onto Camp Pendleton Marine Base’s 2-lane country roads.
Huge views of the ocean and open fields.
The guys are friendly and fast.
The finish is the longest, straightest sprint you’ll ever contest… the perfect place to test your limits.
Bring ID… required to get on the base.