This will be a three day ride over the weekend of Friday August 7, Saturday August 8 and Sunday August 9, 2020.For those wanting to join a group, there will be a meet-up at Zingo’s Café on Buck Owens Blvd in Bakersfield. The meet-up will be at 7:30AM with ROL signing and KSU at 8:00AM. There is NO fee for this ride.
Early hotel reservations in Sonora and Bishop are recommended. Riders will be responsible for making their own motel reservations in Sonora and Bishop. A group dinner(s) may be arranged.
Depart Zingo’s to CA-155 northeast towards Lake Isabella and continue around the lake to intersect with CA-178. Turning left onto CA-178 (east), crossing over Walker Pass, to CA-14 and turn left (north) onto Hwy 395 for the first fuel stop in Lone Pine. From Lone Pine continue about 123 miles north on Hwy-395 to west on Tioga Pass CA-120 for a fuel stop and lunch break at the Mobil Tioga Gas Mart. Continue back onto Hwy-395 north for about 43 miles and turn left (West) to CA-108 for about 80 miles over Sonora Pass into Sonora, CA for an overnight. Total mileage for the day is 425 miles
Depart Sonora at 8:00 AM fueled up and ready to go. Optional 8:00 AM meet-up point in the parking lot of the Inns of California motel on South Washington St. Riders will be on their own for breakfast.
Head northwest on CA Hwy-49 for about 43 miles, then turn right (northeast) onto CA-88 at Jackson. Continue on CA-88 for about 81 miles over Carson Pass and then turn left (north) onto CA-89 for about 12 miles over Luther Pass. The route then turns right (east) on CA-50 & Pioneer Blvd for about 5 miles through South Lake Tahoe. Turn right onto NV-207. There is a fuel stop on Kingsbury Grade (NV-207). Then continue (east) on NV207 for about 14 miles. Turn right (south) onto CA-88 for 12 miles, and make a left turn onto CA-89 for about 29 miles over Monitor Pass to Hwy-395. Turn right (south) on Hwy-395 for about 40 miles for fuel stop/lunch in Bridgeport. Continue south on Hwy-395 for 31 miles turning left onto CA-12-Benton Crossings Road for about 45 miles. In Benton turn right on CA-6 for 34 miles to Bishop. Make a left turn on Hwy-395 into Bishop and your respective hotel for the night. Total mileage for the day is 342 miles.
Depart Bishop about 8:00 AM heading south on 395 for about 221 miles to I-15. There are several 395 south options that riders can choose for their ride home.
For More Information Contact: Ride Captain – Dan Burtt. 714-448-2156
Click HERE To Download/Print the Ride PDF.
Click HERE To Download The Turn-By-Turn Directions.
Click HERE To Download The Day 1 GPX File.
Click HERE To Download The Day 2 GPX File.