On the 2nd day of my PCT bike tour, I took it more casually than the previous day so that I could enjoy the town of Santa Cruz

Statistics

637

m

655

m

3

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Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Moderate

Description

Beginning in the surf town of Santa Cruz and sister city Capitola, this route takes you through the central coast agriculture region where some of the best produce in the world is grown.

As you get closer to Monterey, you ride through sand dunes and coastal vistas before arriving in the village.