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49   in California California23 Miles

Motorcycle Roads Castro Valley to Berkeley

By speedee911
on March 28, 2012

4.0out of 5

3 Riders rated

 Scenery

 Road Quality

 Roadside Amenities

Written Directions

Take Redwood Rd. exit on I-580 in Castro Valley and head north. Follow Redwood rd. for 10 miles until you reach Pinehurst Rd., take a right on Pinehurst rd and follow Pinehurst for another 7 miles, at which point Pinehurst turns into Skyline Blvd. Ride on Skyline for 2 miles until you reach Grizzly Peak Blvd., make a right onto Grizzly Peak. Ride on Grizzly Peak for about 5 miles until you reach Centennial Drive, where you can park.

Scenery

O.K. views on the beginning part of route, Redwood Rd. Amazing views at destination, in Berkeley. Trip takes you right above UC Berkeley. San Francisco, Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge can all be seen.

Road Quality

Route has lots of turns and twisties, as well as elevation changes. Road surface can be bad in some areas, but OK overall. Gravel/oil rarely seen, but always keep an eye out.

Roadside Amenities

Route not long enough to consider amenities. Do it for the ride and spectacular views.

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By mchilese
on January 7, 2016 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2007

Motorcycle Make Vulcan900C

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

The twisties and scenery really make you forget where you are and take you away from those awful, crowded highways. Luckily I live in Hayward, and it's a great way to get to Berkeley for lunch. I'll definitely be a regular on it.

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By cerber717
on October 19, 2014 1 out of 2 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2005

Motorcycle Make Honda Shadow Spirit

Motorcycle Type Cruiser

Very beautiful route, Mix of slow and medium speed corners. In some places the rode get very narrow, in some corners there is sand and small rocks from the cliffs so you have to pay attention. will recommend to anyone but riders that just got their DL.

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By FrancoFolini
on October 17, 2016 0 out of 0 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2016

Motorcycle Make Kawasaki

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

A great road very enjoyable to ride and offering some very interesting view. In particular I recommend a stop at the Canyon Post Office almost hidden in the redwoods.

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