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The Mountain Bike Fondo

30 Mile Quest | 10 Mile Quest

The 30 Mile Quest

9:00am Sunday - September 11, 2016 - Del Dios Communtiy Park, Escondido

What is the 30 Mile Quest?

Well, in this case, the Quest is to find and retrieve three totems from each of the three routes. If you want the medal, it is not enough that you cross the finish line. You need cross it 3 times, each time with a different totem in hand:

The Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch The Wooden Rabbit The Holy Grail


Just to make sure you aren't slacking off and to add to the fun of the event, there will be a King of the Mountain and Queen of the Mountain determined on the Raptor Ridge climb. This climb is a prominent feature of the Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch, you can't miss it. Raffle prizes for the top 3 spots!

The 10 Mile Quest

9:05am Sunday - September 11, 2016 - Del Dios Communtiy Park, Escondido

What is the 10 Mile Quest?

The 10 mile quest is a fun ride to find and retrieve the wooden rabbit totem. Although this route is not timed, you can still enjoy everything else that the event has to offer including the pasta lunch, beer, and live music!

The Wooden Rabbit
Start/Finish/Venue: Del Dios Community Park

Map to the Pasta Party

Features of the Route

  • 3 great routes in one
  • Collect your Totems in any order
  • Combined length: 30 miles
  • Timed course
  • KOM/QOM on Raptor Ridge
  • On site registration starting at 7:00am

Hey, where's the beer?

After the ride don’t forget the Pasta Party and Bike Expo. Enjoy the afternoon at the beach with ice-cold Stone Brewing Pale Ale, gourmet Italian food, live music and fun. Just a quick 15 minute drive west to Fletcher Cove Park in Solana Beach.

Directions: Head west on Del Dios Highway (S6). Turn left onto Via De La Valle (signs for Del Mar) and continue onto Border Ave/S Sierra Ave. Follow S Sierra Ave to Fletcher Cove Park

Included in the event:

  • Timed course
  • Well stocked and staffed rest stops
  • Gourmet post ride Italian pasta feast
  • Post ride massage during the feast
  • Event T-shirt
  • Goodie bag
  • SAG & mechanical support along the route
  • First beer free, refills and wine modestly priced