Frequently Asked Questions

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There will be a rest stop approximately every 10-12 miles for water, food, and mechanical and/or medical attention. Support vehicles will also patrol the course to provide assistance, if necessary. Visit our Courses page to learn more about course support.

Courses are extremely well-marked. Before your start, you will receive a safety briefing giving you instructions and telling you which signs to look for. Padres Pedal the Cause volunteer Course Marshals are also stationed around each course at key turns to ensure rider safety. In the rare event you get off course, call the SAG number located on your bike tag for assistance.

Yes, riders are required to abide by the rules of the road for this ride. Please visit the Rider Safety page for a complete description of the rules of the road.

Stationary cycling is also called spinning. The term “spinning” is a trademarked brand of stationary bike classes. We have created a special studio on the field at Petco Park for high-energy 50-minute stationary bike classes, with bikes provided by LA Fitness and led by San Diego's most popular spin instructors!

Yes! There are a variety of hotel options in the area for all that are interested in spending the evening close to the venue. Visit our Plan Your Weekend page closer to event date for current offers.

Padres Pedal has partnerships with several shops in town that rent bikes; please visit our Pedal Partners page for more details.

Visit the Packet Pick Up page for times and pick up locations.

Please bring a valid ID with you to pick up your event packet.

Your packet will be available at check-in on the morning of the event. We highly encourage visiting a packet pick up location before the event to speed up your check in process on the morning of the event.

You must have a proxy form filled out and signed by each person you are picking a packet up for. Show the completed form to the packet pick up volunteers and they will gather the listed packets. The form and additional details can be found on the Packet Pick Up page.

No, you do not need to check in on event morning if you go to Packet Pick Up. Simply affix your bib number to your bike or on your shirt, and wear your wristband to get in to the stadium. You are all set!

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