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Planet of the Apes

This legendary loop has been a long-time favorite of Bay Area cyclists. Many have heard of the ride, but few have attempted it. In fact, it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say the Planet of the Apes loop is one of the Bay Area’s best-kept secrets. This route follows the coast through secluded stretches on Highway 1 that will make you feel as though you’re on another planet. Enjoy the occasional dirt road and the ever-present natural beauty that abounds. The Planet of the Apes ride is a perfect weekend adventure.

Strava Curated Route

  • 64.4 mi Distance
  • 5,613 ft Elevation
  • Road Ride Type

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