Mountain Cog

044 - Go ride a bike! Location: Mission Beach, CA. (Matt Anderson)

June 12, 2023 Mountain Cog - Joshua Anderson & Mike Festerling Episode 44
Mountain Cog
044 - Go ride a bike! Location: Mission Beach, CA. (Matt Anderson)
Show Notes

The week is the first of a periodic and recurring new series on bike riding destinations.  We call it… Go ride a bike.  This first episode highlights Mission Beach, California, where you can park your car and use a bike to get to 100’s of great activities and venues.  Mike & Josh are joined by 10 year old Matt Anderson who offers his unfiltered perspectives on the topic.

Location: 2 mile beach. North of San Diego. Built on a sandbar between the Pacific Ocean and Mission Bay.  

Type of Riding

Beach Cruising - Amazing Views - Point A to B. No car needed for weeks on end!


Mission Bay Bike Path (12 miles)

Mission Beach / Pacific Beach Boardwalk (3 miles)

Mission Beach to Ocean Beach - Sunset Cliffs Blvd Bridge (3.5 miles)

Mission Beach to La Jolla Beach - Boardwalk & La Jolla Blvd (4.7 miles)

Mission Beach to Old Town San Diego - (5.3 miles)

Mission Beach to Sea World (3.1 miles)

Cool Stuff - Off The Bike (but you should ride to them)

Public Parks - several along the paths.  Play. BBQ.

Ocean: Boogie Boarding - Surfing | Bay: Paddle Board - Kayak - Jet Ski

Public basketball court on the South end Mission Beach. Volleyball courts throughout.

Bonfire rental & setup:


Crystal Pier - Pacific Beach

Ocean Beach Pier -

Surf Fishing -

Mission Bay Fishing -

Charter deep sea fishing.

Places to Eat

The Fish Shop:

Pizza Port - Ocean Beach:

Bareback Grill - Pacific Beach:

Pacific Beach Alehouse:

The Mission (breakfast):

La Jolla & Old Town offer great food options.

Places to Stay - VRBO - Air B&B 

Catamaran Resort -

Bahia Resort -

Cool Bike Product

Tru Tension Tyre Iron:

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