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Sun Trip California 2023 !

06.09.2022 - The Sun Trip
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In 2022, for the first time, Sun Trip was held in California. In this test run, participants rode a challenging tour through central California.

California is deeply concerned about climate change, so it seemed natural for us to bring the Sun Trip here.

In 2023, the California Sun Trip will follow a 7 day, 650 mile course from San Francisco to Los Angeles, with a prologue from Palo Alto. The trip is limited to 30 participants.

Please enjoy this short film of the 2022 test edition. It will give you a sense of what the Sun Trip California is all about. Video by Oktay Ortabasi and Scott Saunders.

The Adventure : 

Press Day Palo Alto to San Francisco. This is a parade ride to show off our sponsors and partners and allow for press coverage. 

650 miles ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles along the coastal highways and byways.

7 days of adventure and solar cycling with reserved camping and eco-lodges. Breakfast and dinner catering everyday.

King and Queen of the Mountains. Riders who want an extra challenge will be able to participate in the daily mountain climbs.

The pre-registration form : here

Ready to join the adventure?

  • 30 spots available
  • 7 days, early June 2023
  • Nights in camping and eco-lodges with breakfast & dinner provided.
  • Itinerary 1 : 65 miles – 100 miles per day [Easy Riders]
  • Itinerary 2 : 125 miles – 150 miles per day [Sun Blasters]
  • Official jerseys & goodies
  • Support crew: Technical – Catering – Communication – Support Vehicles

Registration fee : $1200 / 35% discount for people under 30.

(Please note that we are actively seeking sponsors who potentially may help to cover part of the rider entry fees)

How do I get a solar bike?

Solution 1 : Design your own, contact us for ideas and support. Read this article for more information

Solution 2 : Solar ebike rental (limited stock – order before December).

The pre-registration form : here

For more information about the event and our partnership please

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