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Lake Tahoe Aquabike

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Sunday August 27, 2017


  • 1.2 mile swim
  • 56 mile bike

Sunday August 24, 2014 7:00AM Start Time Swim: The swim courses are rectangular-shaped courses in Lake Tahoe. Corners are marked by large buoys. Starting at the Beach north of the pier there are three right hand turns and then a final left to line you up for the exit. The swim exit is south of the start. Exit the water and head up a short ways to the transition area. The average water temperature of Lake Tahoe in August is 67-70 degrees. Wetsuits are optional. The swim course maps are posted on our Course Maps page.

Bike: The Aquabike bike course is the same course as the Half and takes place on HWY 89. The entire course is paved. The course heads out of the transition area at Sugar Pine Point, turns right or north on HWY 89 for an 8 mile out and back loop that you ride twice for a total of 32 miles. Once completing the two loops north of the Sugar Pine Point entrance the course then heads south 12 miles to the same turnaround as the Olympic course. On the way back to the transition area merge right off of HWY 89 to the bike path a few hundred feet south of the entrance to Sugar Pine Point.

Note the bike course is open to vehicle traffic.

Preliminary Bike Course Below

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Aid Stations

Bike Aid Stations

There are two Bike Aid Stations with the following:

  • Water
  • Electrolyte beverage
  • Sunscreen
  • Vaseline

Race Recovery Aid Station

  • Water
  • Recovery beverage
  • Cola
  • Salty Snack such as chips or pretzels
  • Fruit

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