The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events

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Motorcycle Roads in California

California (CA) offers an incredible diversity of motorcycle road scenery. The state is blessed with over 1,100 miles of Pacific Coast shoreline, countless miles of arid canyon and twisted mountain road riding, vast stretches of alpine mountain roads, and some of the most appealing cities in the world. And, as one of the most popular tourist states in America, the Golden State is sure to offer motorcyclists looking for things to do off the bike an amazing menu of choices.

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

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The Death Valley Run

In a word: Spectacular! This is some of the most breathtaking, "extraterrestrial landscape" on the planet. There's hardly a thing growing out there higher than your knee yet it will be forever etched in your memory as not just one of the greatest mot...

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4.2
out of 5

6 Votes
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The Santa Barbara Ventura County loop

You see everything on this route. Mountains, Fields, Rivers Gorges, and The Coast. Some of the pretiest country in California, that means in the world....

Rider Rating

4.3
out of 5

4 Votes
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Wonderful Ride to the Sea - Jalama Road

I stumbled on to this road and tried it on a whim and boy am I GLAD I DID!! It is real hidden gem. You'll start out heading up a bit into the hills and winding through beautiful golden rolling hills that are dotted with some trees and wild flowers....

Rider Rating

4.3
out of 5

6 Votes
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Ben Lomond to Alice's

The route leaves the small town of Ben Lomond and heads into the redwood forest of the Bay Area Penninsula. The twisty two lane road winds in and out of tall trees, with vineyards and wilderness on both sides. In spots the view opens up to the west a...

Rider Rating

4.5
out of 5

2 Votes
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Ortega Highway (AKA "The Awesome 74 to Lake Elsinor")

This road takes you through the Cleveland National Forest between San Juan Capistrano, CA and to Lake Elsinore, CA. You'll pass through some great mountain/valley scenery as you descend and climb through the national forest. In addition to mountains ...

Rider Rating

4.1
out of 5

9 Votes

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