The Cambrian

250 bike riders come through Cambria

County motorists will share the road today, Sept. 13, with 250 cyclists participating in the 12th annual Arthritis Foundation California Coast Classic Bike Tour.

Bicyclists rode from Big Sur to San Simeon Creek Campground on Wednesday, camping there overnight. At about 8 a.m. today, they’ll head south on Highway 1 to Morro Bay, then take Turri Road, Los Osos Valley Road and Foothill Boulevard to downtown San Luis Obispo arriving between noon and 2 p.m. along Chorro and Higuera streets.

Riders head to the Oceano Dunes Campground in the afternoon. They’ll go south from there Friday morning.

The 525-mile ride began Sunday in San Francisco and ends Sunday in Santa Monica. For details on the Arthritis Foundation, go to more on the tour, go to —Kathe Tanner