The riders will also get T-shirts and encouragement from volunteers and bike advocates staffing the pit stops between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. Some of the stops will reopen for the afternoon commute, according to SANDAG.
Among the notable pit stops:
-- SportRx, 5076 Santa Fe St., which along with partners will provide bike tune-ups
-- the city of Chula Vista will co-host a stop along at E Street and Bay Boulevard with the Living Coast Discovery Center and UTC Aerospace Systems
-- the city of El Cajon will offer coffee, pastries and other treats from area businesses at their pit stop, 221 E. Main St.
-- Sharp Memorial Hospital, Outpatient Pavilion, 3075 Health Center Drive, where riders will receive free helmets
-- UC San Diego, near the Price Center, which will be one of the largest pit stops
SANDAG said a ride along the U.S.-Mexico border will commence at 4 p.m. at the San Ysidro trolley station, go to Outlets at the Border, Tijuana River Valley Regional Park and finish at the Casa Familiar at The Front gallery.