Date & Location
September 17-18, 2022
(Long routes) Levi's Plaza- 1255 Battery St, San Francisco, CA &
(Short routes) SOMO Village- 1400 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park
SOMO Village, Rohnert Park, CA
Day 1: 102, 75, 44 & 23 miles
Day 2: 60 & 40 miles
Fundraising Minimum: $350
Age Minimum: 12
7AM start time
Ride Weekend Schedule
Saturday, September 17
Levi’s Plaza – 100 & 75 mi. start line
Parking & drop off: 1426 Sansome St, SF, CA 94111 Start Line: 1160 Battery St, SF, CA 94111
5:30 a.m. – 7 a.m. Registration, luggage drop-off, mechanics, coffee + light breakfast provided by Starbucks
6:00 a.m. SOMO Village shuttle arrives
7:00 a.m. Waymo lead car kicks off Waves to Wine 2022!
7:25 a.m. All cyclists must be on the route
Saturday, September 17
SOMO VILLAGE – 22 & 43 mi. start line | 100, 75, 22, & 43 mi. finish line
1100 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park 94928
5 a.m. Shuttle to Levi’s Plaza for SF start line (buses will leave on time so don’t be late!)
7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Registration, mechanics, coffee + light breakfast
8 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Ride out
9:00 a.m. All cyclists must be on the route
7:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Bike Corral hours
11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Shower trucks open
11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visit Sponsor Row!
Noon – 7 p.m. Food, entertainment, beer, and wine
Noon- 5 p.m. Massage Tent Open
1 p.m. – 6 p.m. VIP Area Sponsored by Janssen
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Team photos
4 p.m. - 8 p.m. Shuttle service to hotels (running approx. every half hour or when full)
5 p.m. All routes close, riders must be off the course
5 p.m. Evening program & jersey contest!
5:30 p.m. IRWMS photo
6 p.m. Shuttle from SOMO to Levi’s Plaza
5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Video Games, sponsored by Stellar XP
8 p.m. Showers close
9p.m. QUIET HOURS & lights out for campers
Sunday, September 18
SOMO VILLAGE – 40 & 60 mi. start and finish
100 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park 94928
5:30 – 7:30 a.m. Every hour hotel shuttle to SOMO
6 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Mechanics, coffee + light breakfast
7 a.m. Registration opens
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Ride out
8:30 a.m. – All Riders must be on the route
11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Food, beer, and wine
1 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. | 3:30p.m. | 4:45 p.m
shuttles depart for SF
4 p.m. Route closes
4:30 p.m. Showers close
5 p.m. That’s all folks!!
Find all the information you need about Ride Weekend in our Ride Guide.
Exciting News! We have a new SF Start line this year. For long routes on Day 1 we will be starting at Levi's Plaza- 1160 Battery St, San Francisco. Thanks to Levi's Plaza for sponsoring our start line this year!
Our Start for Short Routes on Day 1, and overnight tent village will continue to be SOMO Village- 1400 Valley House Dr, Rohnert Park
Thanks for coming in as a Gold Sponsor SOMO Village!
2022 Routes are here!
Day 1 (Long Routes- Starting in SF)
- 100 Miles
- 72 Miles
Day 1 (Short Routes Starting in Rohnert Park)
- 43 Miles
- 20 Miles
Day 2 ( Start & Finish in Rohnert Park)
- 40 Miles
- 60 Miles
Find full maps and elevation information here.
Get ready for some engaging competitions and exciting prizes!
- Fundraising Week #1: July 11-17, 2022
- Fundraising Week #2: August 8-14, 2022
Fundraising Weeks run Monday through Sunday at midnight. Each fundraising week will have winners in the following categories*:
- Team with 4-14 members
- Team with 15+ members
- Individual rider (team member or non-team member)
*based on the highest amount of online fundraising (total dollars raised) this week
As a reward for your amazing fundraising, we will award the following prizes for Fundraising Weeks:
- Team winners: Upgraded team experience of your choice (team tent upgrades, team porta potty at a rest stop of their choice, or a dedicated packet pick-up for their team)
- Individual winner: Bike MS prize pack
Bike MS is an extraordinary ride no matter where you are! Whether you have a flat tire or need a snack to help get you across the finish line, we’ve got you covered…
Each route includes fully-stocked rest stops every 10 to 12 miles with some of the best snacks and volunteers around. Relax, hydrate, use the restroom, re-apply sunscreen and enjoy the volunteers. Bike mechanics and support and gear (SAG) vehicles will also be on the route to assist you.
After the ride, we will have plenty of food at the finish line.
Are you interested in helping your fellow cyclists on the ride and becoming one of our Ride Safety Marshall's? Submit your info in this form and we will reach out to you with more information.
Need a Bike Rental? We recommend checking out Sports Basement for bike rentals. Sports Basement San Francisco- Presidio & Santa Rosa locations are located close to both of our start lines. Cyclists must arrange to transport bikes to start lines on their own.
Please schedule your rentals here: Bike rental link
NEW- With the massive up-tick in travel and high demand for rooms, hotels in this region are no longer reserving blocks of rooms for special events or providing discounts. This year we will be unable to provide blocked rooms or discounted rates. We apologize for this inconvenience. We will continue to provide a complimentary hotel shuttle from our finish line area at SOMO Village to these hotels in Rohnert Park:
- Motel 6
- Hampton Inn
- Best Western
- Oxford Suites
- Saturday 4-8PM every half an hour
- Sunday 5:30-7:30AM Every Hour
Camping is FREE on the lawn of SOMO Village. No need to make a reservation, just bring your gear and set up your spot. Campers will have access to showers and restrooms on the event site.
RVs are welcome at our SOMO Village Parking lot. Please register your RV by clicking here.
If you need a ride back to San Francisco after the event, we’ve got you covered. There will be shuttles from SOMO Village Event Center in Rohnert Park to Levi's Plaza in San Francisco. Luggage and bike transport is included. Shuttles will be offered at the following times:
ALL SHUTTLES — SOMO Village, Rohnert Park to Levi's Plaza & Parking Lot, San Francisco
Saturday 5:00 AM
Saturday 6:00 PM
Sunday 1:00PM, 2:30PM, 3:30PM & 4:45PM Shuttle Ticket (LAST SHUTTLE leaves at 4:45)
Use the button below to purchase your ticket and/or the ticket for other participants for $50 each. Please purchase tickets ahead of time. Availability of seats on shuttles cannot be guaranteed unless you buy a ticket. Ticket purchasing closes on Friday, September 16th at 5PM. No need to print a ticket, we will check attendance by registered name so please provide us with all rider’s individual names. Contact email@example.com with any questions.
FREE secure parking at both start lines throughout the weekend.
Levi's Plaza Garage - 1426 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA 94111
Please note that OVER HEAD BIKE RACKS WILL NOT FIT in garage. Bikes will need to be unloaded in the drop off zone, put in the bike corral, and then you can park your car, and return to the bike corral and start line. See diagram below. Luggage trucks will be
available before reaching the parking garage to drop your luggage to be transported to SOMO village.