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OTB Epic Ride Reports

OTB Past Epic Rides

OTB has a long history of epic rides, road trips, and travel. There are always trips in the planning stages, so make sure you check the calendar and messageboards for upcoming adventures. Here are links to some past OTB epic ride reports:

July 2009:  Tour of Nor Cal

A 509 road bike tour around Northern California.  Full Report coming soon

November 2008: Tour of Three Parks-UTAH!

A road bike tour through Zion, Bryce and Capital Reef National Parks.  Full Report

May 2008: OTB Epic Chilao

This was the 15th Annual Epic.!  Full Report

February 2008: Tour of California

This was the third Tour of California bike race and OTB has been at all three riding the stages and cheering on the racers!  Full Report

February 2008: Bikepacking in the Angeles Front Country

A lightweight bike-packing/camping overnight trip up to Idlehour Campground. Full Report

November 2007:  Tour of Baja

A 460 mile road bike tour south of the Border

Full report

February 2007: Tour of California

OTB followed Amgen’s Tour of California Pro Cycling Road Race from San Luis Obispo to Long Beach.

Day one: The Trip up to SLO

Day two : Stage 5 San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara

Day three: Stage 6 Santa Barbara to Santa Clarita

Fall 2006: Tour of Three Parks

We took a road bike tour of Three National Parks.  This was a fully supported ride through Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks with camping along the way.

Day one and Two

Day Three and Four

Day Five

Summer 2006: Colorado Trail MTB Tour

We headed out to Colorado for the MTB adventure of a lifetime!  We rode as much of the 468 mile Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango that we could. We could not ride all of it becouse some of it is wilderness.

Full Report

Spring 2006: Arizona MTB Trip

Full Report

Winter 2006: Tour of California

Riding along with California’s new stage race, the Tour of California, OTB was well-represented:

Full Report

2005: Tour of Cuba

Hans and Andres took an epic adventure in November 2005, riding across Cuba with just the bare necessities: bikes, bike clothes, a little cash, and a lot of spirit of adventure.

Full Report

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