Frequently Asked Questions

Your Event Weekend Questions Answered:

There will be a rest stop approximately every 15 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.

Course 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 event called Pedal the the Park in which LA Fitness has provided state of the art bikes for us to use during event weekend on the field at Petco Park! Register now for Pedal at the Park now before it sells out!

Starting in 2017, we will no longer be offering tent camping on event weekend. Due to the unavoidable noise and light in the downtown area and the small camping participation in 2016 we have chosen to eliminate this option. There will be affordable hotel options in the area for all that are interested, visit our Plan Your Weekend page.

Yes! There will be a variety of hotel options in the area for all that are interested, visit our Plan Your Weekend page.

Padres Pedal has a partnership with RIDE Cyclery who has a convenient location inside of Petco Park. There are also several other shops in town that rent bikes as well. If you are interested in renting a bike for event weekend, please visit our Pedal Partners page for more details.

Visit the Weekend Schedule page for the most up to date weekend schedule.

A Padres Pedal the Cause team is a great way for friends, family members, and colleagues to ride, spin, and fundraise to share their experience. In addition to individual rider profile pages, teams automatically get a page as well that lists all team members and displays cumulative raise. Team members can share donations made to their team as a whole. Funds may only be shared with fellow team members.

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