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.

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Westgard Pass

Great views of the White mountains and the Sierras, with continuous vistas of the whole route. You'll pass through the beautiful Westgard Pass and have fantastic views from it's 7,313 feet of elevation. Westgard is the only pass connecting the Owens ...

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Highway 1 - San Mateo Coast

This is the edge of the continent, folks. Any farther west requires a wetsuit. You will have views of the Pacific to your right and wooded hills and farmland to your left. In Spring, you'd swear you're in Ireland....

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Sunrise Highway Loop (San Diego, CA S-1)

Not a really long ride, but a nice loop in the San Diego area. The Sunrise Highway Loop sees over 5,000 feet in elevation changes as it takes the rider from I-8 through the Cleveland National Forest, the Anza-Borrego desert, Julian, Wynola, Ramona, L...

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Castro Valley to Berkeley

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....

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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...

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4.0
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