This will be a two-day ride over the weekend of Friday, August 7 (from Bakersfield), and ends Saturday, August 8, 2020 (in Bishop).
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 7:30 AM with ROL signing and KSU at 8:00 AM. 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.
The ride ends upon arrival at Bishop. Riders RTB on their own after the end of the ride. There are several 395 south options that riders can choose for their ride home.
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.