If you would like to receive information about upcoming OCRA training rides coordinated by Team OC, please contact leaders@teamoccycling.org or visit their website at teamoccycling.org.

NOTE:  Below is a description for our 2016 OCRA Century Route.  We are in the process of finalizing the 2017 Route.  While not exactly accurate for 2017, the following information will give you a good idea of what to expect.

The Orange County Ride for AIDS Century Ride route has been designed with the experienced rider in mind.

 

The OCRA Century Ride is a beautiful route created for those who love cycling and enjoy the beautiful areas we get to ride in.

This ride travels up through Tustin into the beautiful hills of the City of Orange. Head through Santiago and Live Oak Canyons and enjoy wonderful views of the back country of Orange County. Upon exiting the canyons, the 1984 Olympic route awaits you and you’ll ride a modified version of the course before stopping for lunch.

You’ll encounter the beautiful South Orange County cities of Mission Viejo, Ladera Ranch, Rancho Mission Viejo, and San Juan Capistrano after lunch before reaching the Pacific Ocean.

Enjoy coastal views as you wind your way through the wonderful beach communities. You’ll soon reach the River trail where tail winds will carry you back toward your starting point.

 

 

 

Registration for the Century Ride opens at 7:00 am.

To view the pages of other available routes, select a link below.

 

NOTE:  Below is a description for our 2016 OCRA Metric Route.  We are in the process of finalizing the 2017 Route.  While not exactly accurate for 2017, the following information will give you a good idea of what to expect.

Intermediate to experienced riders will find this ride to be a satisfying challenge. Not quite as gruelling as our Century Ride, the Metric Century Ride route will still offer riders a challenge that may not require as much preparation.

 

This year our 64.5 mile Metric Century Ride is better than ever! This ride will travel through Tustin into the beautiful hills of the City of Orange. As you head through Santiago and Live Oak Canyons, enjoy the wonderful views of the back country of Orange County. Upon exiting the canyons, the 1984 Olympic route awaits you and you’ll ride through the official start/finish line before stopping for lunch.

After lunch, you’ll encounter the rolling hills of Mission Viejo and Aliso Viejo before heading to Laguna Beach for some wonderful coastal riding. As you near the finish and ride through the undulating hills of Newport Beach, you’ll pass UCI and descend down toward your starting point.

Registration for the Metric Century Ride opens at 7:00 am.

To view the pages of the other available routes, select a link below.

Returning for the 2017 Orange County Ride for AIDS, this “no-spandex-necessary” route is perfect for families and/or casual riders looking to get involved in healthy and easily accomplished activities that serve a cause, as well! This ride will give you a taste of what OCRA is about and we’re certain that next year you’ll want to taste even more!

 

The 30-mile Fun Ride is designed to give newer riders a taste of why Orange County is such a fantastic place to ride bikes. This year’s route will start out riding past UCI to the back bay before heading through the beautiful rolling hills of Bonita Canyon. As you ride you will pass by Mariner’s Church and UCI…take a moment to enjoy the beautiful area you are riding through. Continue through the area of Shady Canyon with panoramic views of rolling hills, golf courses, and the cities of Tustin and Irvine. Then wind your way through the tree lined streets of Irvine up to the Orchard Hills area before heading back toward your starting point. The Taste of OCRA route is both challenging and enjoyable for all levels of riders..

This ride can definitely be accomplished with very little advanced preparation though some pre-conditioning is recommended.

The Taste of OCRA Ride departs at 7:00 am.

To view the pages of other available routes, select a link below.

The following discounts and offers are being provided to 2017 Orange County Ride for AIDS participants. Please patronize these and all of our great sponsors!

Free Training Opportunities

Team OC: Each weekend, TEAM OC is currently conducting training rides for beginners ready to ride for a reason. Visit teamoccycling.org to join in the fun and find more information about training rides.

Please frequent these shops and thank them for supporting Orange County Ride for AIDS!
The Unlikely Cyclist, 1673 Irvine Ave, L Irvine Ave, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
JAX Bicycle Shops, 14210 Culver Dr, Irvine, CA 92604
Irvine Bicycles, 6616 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618
Downhill Johnny’s Bicycle Lounge, 141 W Avenida San Antonio, San Clemente, CA 92672
The Path Bike Shop, 215 W First St #102, Tustin, CA 92780
Two Wheels, One Planet, 420 E. 17th Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627
Bike Religion, 34150 Pacific Coast Hwy, Dana Point, CA 92629

To learn more about how your corporation can be involved with OCRA please contact Chris Bragg, Chief Development Officer, at 949-809-8760 or cbragg@ocasf.org.

Can’t ride but want to help?

Volunteer opportunities are available prior to and on the day of the ride.

If you are interested in volunteering for OCRA and for a listing of the specific opportunities available, please contact Tammy Nguyen, ASF Volunteer Coordinator, at 949-809-5771 or tnguyen@ocasf.org.

OCRA
c/o AIDS Services Foundation Orange County
17982 Sky Park Circle, Suite J
Irvine, CA 92614-6482
Phone: 949-809-5700
Fax: 949-809-5779

The following people are available to help you and answer questions about OCRA…

Director of Events
Sierra Catcott – (949) 809-5750 or scatcott@ocasf.org

Volunteers
Tammy Nguyen – (949) 809-5771 or tnguyen@ocasf.org

Corporate Donors
Chris Bragg – (949) 809-8760 or cbragg@ocasf.org

Media & Public Relations

Tools and tips to help you raise money, participate and help spread the word about the Orange County Ride for AIDS.

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OCRA, a one day ride, takes place on Saturday, October 28, 2017.

The following is the day of the event schedule (subject to change):

7:00 am: Century, Metric Century and Taste of OCRA Ride Check-in opens

7:30 am: Opening ceremony

7:40 am: Commencement announcement

7:45 am: All routes (Century, Metric Century, and Taste of OCRA) open

11:30 am: Post-ride Festival opens

Five fully-supported pit stops will be in operation along the routes throughout the day.

Sports Massage Teams will be available at the Finish Line.

This year’s OC Ride for AIDS start and finish in Irvine, CA.

Each route, the Century Ride, Metric Century Ride, and Taste of OCRA Ride, has a devoted web page containing information on the ride, a picture of the route map, and a downloadable PDF of the route map.

Click the link below for the page you wish to visit. You will be able to link to the other route pages from each page.

The day of event routes are subject to change due to unforeseeable changes in road closures.