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 Palomar Challenge TBA

We are evaluating new dates for our Palomar Challenge. Please E-mail us with any feedback you are willing to give concerning possible dates etc.

History of the Palomar observatory (click here)

Mira Mesa Cycling You Tube Video (click here)

Come join us for a fantastic day on the mountain. Based out of Lake Henshaw you will be able to climb one of the highest paved roads in San Diego County. The views are incredible and you will be able to visit the world famous Palomar Observatory.

 All riders will be offered timing up the East Grade of Palomar

Routes of 24, 35 and 62 miles are offered. Please click on our route maps and profiles for more information.

Your pre registered event fee includes entry into the ride, timing up Palomar East Grade and well stocked rest stops with fruit, PB&J sandwiches, water, and energy drinks.

Optional Post ride lunch available at the resort. You will find this option on both the online and printable mail in forms. This is a great way to finish your day at the Restaurant overlooking Lake Henshaw and visiting with your fellow cyclists.

Ride is limited to 250 riders so register today!

Please note that there are no refunds or transfers. We reserve the right to reschedule or reroute the ride due to weather, safety concerns, road closures, etc. We do have a rollover policy where you can rollover your entry to any other event put on by R&B Bicycle club including next year’s Palomar Challenge. Simply hold onto your ride number for credit. If the event you wish to do has a higher entry fee, you pay the difference. Thank you very much for your understanding.


Volunteers needed for all events, click here

GPS link, click here


Phone for Cabins or Lodging 760-782-3487