Join ElliptiGO riders of all levels from across the country for a weekend of riding, socializing and FUN!
Group Rally Rides: Choose 1 of 3 routes of varying lengths each day depending on how you’re feeling; no rider left behind! Each route will have a lead GO & a sweep GO. All routes are either out & back or a loop and start & end at ElliptiGO Headquarters.
ElliptiGO bikes are available for those traveling without their own. Please email email@example.com to reserve your bike so that we can make sure we have enough set up and ready to GO!
- Weekend Agenda
- Registration here: Rally Weekend 2022 Registration. Please complete the form to let us know which activities you & your guests will attend. In addition, you’ll have the option to purchase tickets for the Saturday dinner and awards ceremony.
Friday, October 21, 2022
5:00-7:30PM – SOCIAL MEETUP (non-hosted, everyone welcome)
221 N. HWY 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075
A large area has been reserved for our group, on the right side of the bar around the pool tables.
Parking is available in the lot behind Tidewater, on the street behind Tidewater, and also along the front of the restaurant & connected shops (southbound direction/approach).
Saturday, October 22, 2022
6:00-10:00AM – WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CLIMB UP PALOMAR MOUNTAIN
IMPORTANT CHANGE (Oct. 20, 2022): Due to Saturday road closure of South Grade Rd., the ElliptiGO World Championship race on Palomar will now take place Sunday morning, 6:00-10:00AM. All GERC Rally Weekend group rides and social activities will take place as scheduled. The only change is the time of ElliptiGO’s World Championship race.
Note: Award Ceremony and group photo of participants will take place at the top of Palomar Mountain immediately following this event.
2:00PM – GROUP RIDE PARTICIPANTS BEGIN GATHERING AT ELLIPTIGO HQ
722 Genevieve St, Solana Beach, CA 92075
2:30-4:00PM – GROUP RALLY RIDES: Choose 1 of 3 routes of varying lengths that will depart ElliptiGO HQ at the same time. Each group will have a leader & a sweep. No rider left behind!
Hardest Route: Approx 14 miles and will include about 1,000 feet of climbing. It will go south along the coast up to the top of Torrey Pines Hill & back. Average pace will be about 14 mph.
Middle Route: Approx 10 miles and will include about 300 feet of climbing. It will go north along the coast to the Moonlight Beach parking lot & back. Average pace will be about 13 mph.
Short Route: Approx 5 miles and will include less than 100 feet of climbing. It will go along the lagoon across from Jimmy Durante Blvd. Average pace will be 10-12 mph.
5:00-9:00PM – GERC AWARDS CEREMONY & DINNER
1720 Torrey Pines Rd.
La Jolla, CA 92037
A huge thanks to fellow ElliptiGO rider, Eric Korevaar, for hosting this year’s Rally awards ceremony and dinner at his home overlooking La Jolla Cove. There is parking nearby along both sides of Amalfi St. See this map for short walking directions from the parking area to Eric’s home.
Food catered by The GOGO Truck! Choose from four main items. Snacks and drinks will also be provided. Drink choices include margaritas, beer, non-alcoholic beer, soda, regular seltzer, and water will be provided. You may bring your own special drinks in a cooler if you prefer something else.
Tickets sold in advance: $30 per person. Purchase tickets on the Registration page. Due to facility capacity, the number of tickets is limited.
Sunday, October 23, 2022
30 minutes before your group’s departure time – RIDE PARTICIPANTS BEGIN GATHERING AT ElliptiGO HQ
722 Genevieve St, Solana Beach, CA 92075
9AM, 10AM, and 10:45AM – GROUP RALLY RIDES – 3 routes of varying lengths depart ON TIME with the goal of all groups arriving back at ElliptiGO HQ by noon. All rides depart from ElliptiGO Headquarters and go north along the coast. We will again have three different routes that will leave at different times.
Long Route: Departs promptly at 9:00 AM; approximately 34 miles in total distance to the Oceanside Pier & back. Riders in this group will plan on averaging at least 14 mph to arrive back at ElliptiGO HQ no later than noon.
Medium Route: Departs promptly at 10:00 AM; approximately 21 miles in total distance to the Carlsbad Hilton & back. Riders in this group will plan on averaging about 12 mph to arrive back at ElliptiGO HQ no later than noon.
Short Route: Departs promptly at 10:45 AM; approximately 12 miles in total distance to D Street in Encinitas & back. Riders in this group will plan on averaging 12 mph to arrive back at ElliptiGO HQ no later than noon.
The goal is to have everyone back at ElliptiGO HQ by noon to return borrowed bikes. Those joining us for lunch can leave their vehicles parked at ElliptiGO and walk across the street to Fidel’s.
12:30PM to 2:30PM – GROUP LUNCH
FIDEL’S LITTLE MEXICO (large patio with fountain)
607 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075
The large patio will be set up with tables of eight and will be provided one check per table. As a courtesy to your tablemates, please be prepared to pay for your portion, including tax and tip. For convenience, cash is recommended.
3:00pm – FAREWELL FOR ALL THOSE TRAVELING HOME