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Come on down and see your Board in action!
This term the Board will continue meeting at 10 AM on the first Saturday of each month at MotoGuild SF. So whether you've got some club business, want to thank the Board for all their hard work for the Club, or just want to spectate; stop on by and join the Board! And maybe after take advantage of the great MotoGuild facility and wrench a little on your bike...
NOTE: October's BOD Meeting will be help at Pleasanton Black Bear Diner (5100 Hopyard Rd.), from 9:00AM to 11AM. Afterwards there will be some folks heading to Adventure Designs for their Okctoberfest open house.
This is it, the last campout of the year! And because of Thanksgiving, our November campout is actually December 7th. And because of the unknowns of winter weather we are sticking close to home, this time in Big Basin Redwood State Park in the Santa Cruz mountains. So let's do this!
Breakfast at Louis' at 8AM, ride departs at 9. Try to be gassed up when you get there, this means get gas shortly before arriving. There's no gas near the restaurant. Also the restaurant is cash only.
Happy 2020 folks! Ready to break all your New Year's resolutions all in one weekend?Well, maybe this is the time and place for that. This month we're heading out to beautiful Clear Lake with some great riding and spectacular views! The breakfast start location and the route will be up soon, but you can expect some of the usual great riding.
It may be a short month but we're still going to get our riding in. This month we are at Tuttletown Recreation Area at New Melones Lake. This should be a great spot for us with lots of great riding on the way. Breakfast and route info will be posted soon.
Thinking about Baja again, this time keeping to more of the original format, shorter and sweet. This is my first take on the route, this time meeting up just this side of Tecate at Portero Campground.
As proposed, we would cross at Tecate, head down MH3 towards ensenada but stay on 3 and head west towards San Felipe. GS bikes can hit Mike's sky Ranch while street bikes continue to San Felipe. From there we make our way down MH5, with stops in Gonzago Bay area, San Ignacio, then Mulege for 2 nights. Starting back we could stop in Catavina, Rancho Meling, then Valle de Guadalupe for the last night in Baja. Then Joshua Tree and onto Death Valley for the annual BMW NorCal campout.
There will be a registration charge at some point, but riders can sign up now to show interest and get on a mailing list.
Contact Nick with any questions. email@example.com
About the ride - we are a group of club and non club folks doing this ride on our own. No support, no guides. Everyone handles their own documentation and their own insurance, and brings their own gear and money to cover expenses. We will break up into different riding groups at meet up at the end of the day destination. We will sometimes ride strenuous, longer days of riding which require leaving early.There is a chance riders will become separated so everyone needs to handle their own navigation and know where we are going. This is not a "tag along" ride. And while Baja is awesome and friendly, riders need to know how to handle themselves in another country.
Below is the proposed route.
So last year our reservation for this site was cancelled due to hazardous tree conditions, let's hope that's not an issue again this year! This month we are trying again for Gurnsey Creek Group Site along amazing Hwy 89 (and/or 36 depending which map you're reading). This will be an awesome campout with some really good riding. We may even wrap in a stop at Ozzies BMW for this one! The breakfast and route info will be released soon.
This month we are heading out past French Meadows Lake, East of Foresthill. This will be a great day of riding with some great camping as well! The breakfast and route info will be available soon.
This is our last High Sierra hurrah for the season and we're heading over the crest to Mammoth for the Pine Glen Group site. The Sierra pass riding is always awesome and it's fun to get over to beautiful East Side of the Sierra. We'll see how the weather holds - 2 of the 3 previous years that I've planned September higher Sierra trips have been awesome and we stayed lucky with the weather. Keep your fingers crossed!
Breakfast and route info to follow soon.
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