Camp At-A-Glance

  • 4 - 5 days (Monday - Friday  / Thursday - Sunday)
  • Rides from 60 to 90 miles with up to 5,000 feet of elevation daily
  • Climbing is imperative for building a base; don’t shy away!
  • Endurance pace, with designated regrouping areas
  • Base camps are truly about building up your legs and endurance, and we will ensure that’s exactly what you do!
  • Location: Temecula, CA
  • Price: New Athletes $599 + reg fee for 5 day or $479 + reg fee for 4 day.  Returning Athletes $549 + reg fee for 5 day or $429 + reg fee for 4 day.
  • Is this camp for you? 
    • We shape base camps for riders of all levels; multiple ride leaders will be on the road allowing  riders of various speeds and fitness levels to complete rides.  The emphasis is on endurance pace and building a solid base
    • Riders should be comfortable completing a 50 mile hilly ride
    • Riders should have experience riding in a group and comfortable in traffic
    • This camp is not suitable for those who are new to road cycling
Thank you…CCSD has made me a better all-around rider. My descending has definitely improved, and I feel like I am going to have a good season because of your camp.

What to expect

What's included

  • Excellent skills clinics for riders of all levels (We ALL need these hints and reminders!) e.g.
    • Group riding, group racing and bike handling skills
    • Descending and cornering
    • Improving climbing
    • Pacing and nutrition
    • Mechanical know-how and understanding your equipment
  • Short and long route options on rides
  • Full on the road professional level support with follow car
  • Mechanical assistance before, during and after rides
  • All sports nutrition, gels, bars, on the road snacks
  • One on one coaching with experienced, certified coaches
  • Ride leaders on the road with you.  No one is left behind 
  • Open and ongoing Q&A welcome and encouraged!

Hotel, travel and evening meals not included


  • Hotels offers a continental breakfast each morning
  • The SAG vehicles is stocked with food and snacks and you have plenty of time in the afternoon to grab lunch
  • Dinner is on you and optional (although this is always a fun part of camp). A cost-conscious dining option is chosen at local eateries with a variety of dietary needs taken into consideration
  • Home-base hotels usually have room options with a refrigerator and microwave for riders who wish to supplement meals

Each camp day is a little different but below is a rough guide for what a day might look like.  A full camp schedule will be sent to registered riders. 

  • Pre-camp briefing (evening before or morning of camp)
  • Camp days usually start between 8am and 9am
  • Short, pre-ride skills clinic or educational component
  • 3 - 7 hours fully supported ride with on the road coaching, plenty of regroups and our support car is always out on the road to assist you if necessary
  • Time to chill after the ride, grab lunch, nap etc.  
  • Afternoon / early evening seminar and time to address specific personal goals / issues with coaches
  • In the evening we meet for dinner at a local restaurant.  This is not obligatory but a nice option for those traveling to the camp

Location and Accommodation

Temecula: Fairfield Inn & Suites, Temecula

Temecula is located 50 miles north of San Diego, CA, and still retains some appearance of an Old West town. In spite of this appearance, Temecula is a modern town and has many services within walking distance. The town is located at 700 feet elevation and has many surrounding traffic-free roads that take in the Southern California coastal range scenery.