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Registration Information

The tour may fill quickly. Once registrations reach tour capacity, on-line registration will close. However, stand-by applications will then be accepted. The tour will be held on the scheduled dates, and will not be rescheduled for weather.

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Sierra to the Sea is Full - Taking Standby Only

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A list of currently registered rders who have opted to be shown, can be seen here:
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Registered riders can receive an email with their current registration data by completing the information below.

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Fees

Fees may be paid online using a credit card or PayPal account at no additional cost after submitting your registration information.

Guest Registration
Basic tour fee $875
Cancellation fee $125
Optional Fees
Bus to Lake Tahoe $55   
Bus to San Jose $35   
Bike Box storage $30   

Registration Materials

Each Rider will receive route sheets, commemorative water bottle, bike name plate (with rider emergency medical information), 2017 Jersey and name tag with lanyard at the registration desk in Lake Tahoe Saturday afternoon.

Meals

From Saturday evening to the following Saturday Noon, breakfast and dinner will be provided, with the exception of our stop in Calistoga. Because of the many excellent restaurants there, our guests are encouraged to patronize restaurants in town.

Registration need to know Information

Sierra to the Sea is a scenic and challenging bicycle and camping Tour starting in South Lake Tahoe near the crest of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and ending in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. The Tour is fully supported with SAG vehicles, rest stops and trucks to carry your camping gear. You will bicycle some 420 miles of mountain, valley and coastal roads that are best suited to strong and experienced cyclists. Please see the Tour Info webpage for other important details regarding the Tour.

Sierra to the Sea Tour is limited to 130 riders, who will be registered on a first come, first served basis using Sierra to the Sea's online registration.

Once we receive and review your Registration Questionnaire and payment, if you agree to have your name shown, you will appear on the list of the currently registered riders. If you are on the Standby list you will be so notified. If payment is not mailed within 7 days of submitting your registration, you may lose your reservation.  Your registration is not transferable, and there is a cancellation fee of at least $125 should you need to withdraw from the Tour after your registration has been confirmed (see the Cancellation Policy).  There is no cancellation charge if you are on our Standby list and then decline our invitation to join the tour (though we would certainly appreciate hearing from you if you no longer wish to remain on the Standby list).

Since our registration takes place nearly five months in advance of the Tour, it is likely that we will receive cancellations from previously confirmed riders. To fill these openings, we maintain a Standby Rider List, and would be pleased to add you to the list. No payment of Tour fees will be required until you are notified of an opening, and elect to join the Tour.

Registration Fees and Payment

Sierra to the Sea Tour price is $875 per person.  This includes all camping fees, six dinners, six breakfasts and lunch in Golden Gate Park. At additional cost, the Tour also offers bus transport for riders and their gear from San Jose to South Lake Tahoe, and from San Francisco back to San Jose upon conclusion of the Tour. All Tour guests will also receive a commemorative Sierra to the Sea water bottle.

The following additional fees may apply, depending on the options selected during your registration:

  • An additional fee of $30 will be charged for the storage and handling of Hard or Soft Bike Case containers. No fee will be charged for cardboard bike boxes or plastic bike bags or if we use blankets to transport your bike.
  • An additional fee of $55 for bus transportation from the hotel in San Jose to the ride start in South Lake Tahoe.
  • An additional fee of $35 for bus transportation the rides end back to San Jose.
  • When you register you will be given an option to pay by credit card or check. Do not send any money unless you are instructed to do so. Questions about registration should be addressed to::

    Sierra to the Sea
    Steve Crosby
    390 South 14th Street
    San Jose, CA 95112
    register@sierratothesea.org

    You will also need to complete the online Registration Questionnaire. You can only register one person at a time. When you have completed the Questionnaire, review your inputs, and when checked correct, click the Submit button and your information will be emailed to the Sierra to the Sea Registration Center. (If you need to change any of your submitted information, please contact the Registrar. DO NOT attempt to re-register.) Your registration request will be confirmed following receipt of your payment. Those on the wait list should not send in either the check or signed waiver until notified to do so. Before registration opens you can see an example registration form.

    If, after submitting your entry, you would like to enroll your riding partner or partners, return to the Registration webpage. Complete and submit a Registration Questionnaire for each additional rider. If you are sending in a check or money order for more than one rider, please identify the names and confirmation numbers for each rider with your payment.

    Tour Cancellations and Registration Changes

    In the event that circumstances require that you cancel your participation in this year’s Tour, please notify the Registration Coordinator as shown above as soon as possible.  Please review our 2017 Cancellation Policy.

    Questions?

    We hope we've been able to answer all of your questions about the Sierra to the Sea Tour. If you need more information, please consult our INFO page or ask the Sierra to the Sea Registrar.

For an enjoyable experience while riding the Sierra to the Sea tour, please use good judgement and courtesy while you are on the road. To help ensure your safety and the safety of others, we remind you:

Remember this is a tour, not a race or an endurance event. Please take every opportunity to be a visible advocate for cyclists and cycling by riding safely and considerately.

You must obey all rules governing traffic on public roads.

California and Nevada Vehicle Code rules will be enforced by local police, CHP and NHP.

You must:

  • When riding slower than the speed of traffic, ride as far to the right of the roadway as is practicable.
  • Pass on the left, and ONLY when It Is safe.
  • Respect and obey all traffic control devices.
  • Ride within your capabilities.
  • Share the road with other road users.
  • Be Visible, Predictable, Alert and Aware.

Other Things To Remember

It is the rider's responsibility to bring a bicycle in safe working condition. You should carry a water bottle, a spare inner tube and patch kit. It's also a good idea to bring a snack in case you are hungry between rest stops.

Always carry identification and an emergency telephone contact and phone number.

Do not leave your bicycle unattended. ACTC is not responsible for lost or stolen property.

ACTC reserves the right to refuse participation to any rider not conforming to the rules listed.

Last modified: January 11, 2017
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