• Wildflowers

    125 Bernal Rd

    Central Coast overnighter. Search for wildflower, snap some photos, ride some windy roads. _______________________________________________________ • WHEN: Friday March 29th meet at 9am KSU soon after • WHERE: Starbucks ☕️ 125 Bernal Rd, San Jose, CA 95119 • PACE: intermediate with frequent 📷 stops • ROUTE: avoiding US-101 • GEAR: dry and cool 40°~ 75°F • LODGING: Motel 6 (9400 El Camino Real, Atascadero) _______________________________________________________ sunrise ☼ 7:05 ~ 19:25 ☽ sunset FRIDAY OPTION 1: take Friday off, ride the slow, scenic, fun way south FRIDAY OPTION 2: slab down after work Friday to stage in Atascadero SATURDAY: explore the hills and meadows 📷 {Shell Creek Rd, Carrizo Plains NM, et. al.} SUNDAY: take the long way back north

  • Spain: Tour of Iberian Peninsula (Jun 29-Jul 4, 2019)

    Spain: Tour of Iberian Peninsula !! (where modern meets medieval) _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Dates: 6/29 to 7/4/2019 (from Barcelona) Lead: GRF instigator is Paul B (https://www.meetup.com/GroupRides/members/14313734/). But this is a Self Guided Tour with GPS. Route: Spanish & French Pyreenes over many mountain passes. Through tunnels and along rivers and canyons to mountainside villages along the way! Ballpark cost depending on bike and gear rental is around $2500. For this price you can get a BMW XR1000 with helmet including GPS and insurance and a single room. Smaller bikes are available and double occupancy will reduce cost. Cost Includes all accommodations and breakfast Rider is responsible for Lunch Dinner and Gas Air fare not included LINK: https://www.hispania-tours.com/individual-motorbike-tours/barcelona-and-pyrenees/tourinfo/ Website booking doesn't work well. Needs to be done by email. The details to send them are on their reservation page. They then send a confirmation page to accept a deposit. Norwegian Airlines flies direct from Oakland to Barcelona. When you sign up, you'll be put on the waiting list until you confirm your booking. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ WHAT TO DO: • RSVP. Space is limited. • PM/Email Paul B. your email and cell number. • Schedule your time off. • Book your tour. Get confirmation. • Book your flight. • Get your papers in order (passport, visa, vaccinations, etc) Example of past trips → https://www.meetup.com/GroupRides/events/234349973/

  • Ride the Alps (Jun 29-Jul 7, 2019)

    Needs a location

    6-day 1,120-mile ride through the the Austrian, Swiss, and Italian Alps. Start/end in Munich. Guided by Adriatic Moto Tours. Estimated cost $6,000 ~ 7,800 for flights, tour, and everything http://www.adriaticmototours.com/Guided-Tours/top-of-the-alps/Overview/ The tour can accommodate 9 riders. We have asked them to reserve 8 bikes for us until Nov 1, 2018. Paid deposit will secure your spot on this trip. Send Ich a PM with your email address and phone number so we can keep you up to date with documents/announcements. When you sign up, you'll be put on the waiting list until your deposit is in. TO DO: • PM Ich your email and cell number • schedule time off • book your tour, specify you're with the group "Music Man" • pay the tour company 300 € deposit • book your flights • get your passport in order 2017 trip → https://www.meetup.com/GroupRides/events/234349973/