The Amgen Tour of California is coming to Pismo Beach this week!
The tour is from May 10th to May 16th and goes from Sacramento to Nevada City, Lodi, San Jose, Pismo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clarita, Big Bear Lake, Ontario, Mt. Baldy, LA, and then to Pasadena for the overall finish.
Stage 4 consists of Pismo Beach and Avila Beach. Since only 8 miles separate the two towns, but the tour will head over 100 miles through San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties.
The race starts on the Pismo Beach Pier on Wednesday, May 13th, at 11:30AM, and finishes in Avila at 3:50PM. The total miles in the race is 106.9 and the elevation gain will be 5,200 ft. The route map can be seen here.
On the 5th day, the bikers will ride through the Santa Monica and Malibu coastline and enjoy dinner at the iconic Neptune's Net restaurant.