Laguna Beach Pageant of the Pedals Professional Review and Guide
"The Laguna Beach Pageant of the Pedals pays homage to Laguna Beach’s worldwide reputation as a center for the arts, as well as its sports history. The city was already a tourist destination by the 1880s, and was attracting painters, photographers, filmmakers, and authors by the 1920s (and earlier). The city incorporated in 1927, and quintupled in size between then and the 1960s. Today it receives up to 3 million visitors annually.
Today it receives up to 3 million visitors annually. The ride is a 23.6-mile, counterclockwise loop that takes you from the
coast, into the adjacent hills, and back to the coast. Counterclockwise is the recommended direction, such that the ocean will be on your right as you ride along CA 1, the Pacific Coast Highway. The ride begins at Boat Canyon Park, which is a small community park in Laguna Beach."