• 7th Annual Topaz Lake and BBQ Ride (2 day ride)

    Let's do an over-niter to Topaz Lake. We've done this ride for the last six years and always have a great time! The Lodge has a nice lounge with either live entertainment or a DJ and of course adult beverages, a nice little Casino and a typical casino restaurant. And don't forget the traditional dunk in the pool upon arrival. The ride itself is what keeps us planning this every year, these are some of the most scenic roads across the Sierra! Lunch on Saturday is at the Jackson Rancheria. Most of us will have dinner Saturday night at Mountain View BBQ in Walker CA. (a very short ride) Some may stay at the Casino and have dinner there. Sign up now and book your room. Please CALL NOW as there are ONLY 20 rooms available to us! Topaz Lodge & Casino (there is NO other place around)[masked]. Be sure to Say "Wanderlust" to get the special room rate of $113 (tax included) for either a room w/ a King or 2 Queen beds. Rooms with more than 2 guests will be charged an additional $10.00 (plus tax) pp. This rate includes continental breakfast and fun books! There is a 72 Hr Cancellation policy! Click on link to previous years photos! Link to[masked]st photos! Click here. (https://www.meetup.com/Wanderlust-Motorcyle-Club/events/108506852/) Link to[masked]nd photos! Click here. (https://www.meetup.com/Wanderlust-Motorcyle-Club/events/171137522/) Link to[masked]rd photos! Click here. (http://www.meetup.com/Wanderlust-Motorcyle-Club/photos/26375465/) Link to[masked]th photos! Click here. (https://www.meetup.com/Wanderlust-Motorcyle-Club/photos/27093164/) Link to[masked]th photos! Click here. (https://www.meetup.com/Wanderlust-Motorcyle-Club/events/238811500/) https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSVmQ6WXAEYkmCXxzr0529sn_XPMVVfZDXEYD8e_cyB-iGP9gxVZg Meetup time; 8:00am to Beat the Heat and to insure that we get into the Jackson Rancheria BEFORE 12 NOON! Tanks MUST BE FULL! Mandatory Safety Talk @ 8:30 Miss the Talk and YOU miss the Ride! KSU; 8:45am We will take Hwy 26 to Hwy 88, go over Carson Pass and beautiful Monitor Pass. We'll spend the night at the Topaz Lodge Resort and Casino, then return on Sunday via Hwy 4 over scenic Ebbetts Pass. Routes Day One Route Up (http://tinyurl.com/m3kuj48) Day Two Route Back (https://www.google.com/maps/dir/1979+US+Highway+395+South,+Gardnerville,+NV+89410/38.478202,-120.00333/Chevron+Murphys,+California+4,+Murphys,+CA/1502+N+Vasco+Rd,+Livermore,+CA/@38.1974173,-121.7253735,368662m/data=%213m2%211e3%214b1%214m27%214m26%211m10%211m1%211s0x8099d12f9801c14f:0xea39d43a2d2d5620%212m2%211d-119.5482344%212d38.6948678%213m4%211m2%211d-119.697227%212d38.66567%213s0x8099db8aa8127c75:0x59bf925fd8225a58%211m1%214e1%211m5%211m1%211s0x8090bc12f9288b89:0xc01c914d0f7a042b%212m2%211d-120.455979%212d38.139226%211m5%211m1%211s0x808fe6d41605446b:0x452cc7b8a56d1594%212m2%211d-121.724215%212d37.718921%213e0?hl=en)

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  • CLAYTON BBQ COOK OFF 10th ff Saturday, July 13th 11am – 7pm

    This is a Non-Ride Event!! Just show up and park where you can and hopefully we'll all find each other!! Join us for the 10th Annual Clayton BBQ Cook Off on Saturday, July 13th. This year’s festival will feature a 4 meat competition (chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and brisket) as more than 40 BBQ Masters and backyard chefs face off to take home the prize. The festival takes place on Saturday, July 13th with Pro Pitmasters and Backyard Chefs competitions, food vendors, local craft beer, live music and more. Returning this year is the Peoples Choice Tasting, plus more food booths, expanded beer selection, live music and more. Don’t miss this tasty event as historic Clayton is transformed into a BBQ paradise. Presented by the Clayton Business and Community Association and sanctioned by The Kansas City Barbeque Society. For the KCBS Competitors, they have to enter all 4 meats (chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder, and brisket). Our Backyard Competitors will cook and enter chicken and ribs, only. More details and sign up forms will be available in the coming weeks. Clayton BBQ Cook Off Prizes KCBS Pro Pitmasters Prizes This is a four meat competition: Saturday, July 13th 2019. Kansas City Barbeque Society Pro Pitmaster contestants must cook all four meats (chicken, ribs, pork shoulder, and brisket) with a chance to win up to $1,900 plus trophies. PRO PITMASTERS PRIZES Grand Champion: $1000 plus trophy Reserve Champion: $500 plus trophy 1st Place(each meat category): $400 2nd Place(each meat category): $350 3rd Place(each meat category): $300 4th Place(each meat category): $250 5th Place(each meat category): $200 CLOSED Backyard BBQ’ers Prizes – All Spots Filled This is a two meat competition that takes place on Saturday, July 13th 2019. Backyard BBQ’ers will cook chicken and ribs to compete for a chance to win up to $700 plus trophies. Grand Champion: $400 plus trophy Reserve Champion: $300 plus trophy 1st Place(each meat category): $250 2nd Place(each meat category): $200 3rd Place(each meat category): $150 4th Place(each meat category): $100 5th Place(each meat category): $50 CLOSED

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  • Just another EPIC Ride!! Banff & Jasper National Park...Canada!!

    Hello Wanderlusters!! For your enjoyment I have put together an 11, yes that's ELEVEN, Day ride to Banff and the Jasper National Park in Canada! About 55 hrs of seat time and a few miles short of 3000!! This is the Route; http://tinyurl.com/yxsx3msg First of all you will need a PASSPORT!! If you don't have one you'll have plenty of time to get one as this ride will happen in Mid JUNE! But time slips by fast so start now if you want to go, it takes a few weeks. If you already have a PASSPORT check to see if it's going to still be valid to the end of June, they do EXPIRE. Before I get into the Awesomeness of this ride you need to know and book HOTELS, NOW, NOW, NOW!! As I have put this ride together later than I usually do, hotel rooms are quickly disappearing! Most importantly get a room in Banff, that's the most desirable place and has the least, and more expensive rooms. It's the only place I had to use "Hotels.com" calling the front desk was way too expensive and some didn't have rooms, but rooms were available on the booking sites, ie, Expidia, booking, hotels.com and such. MAKE SURE YOU PICK A ROOM THAT HAS A CANCELLATION!!!!! Some have a Great price but YOU CAN'T CANCEL IT OR GET ANY $$ BACK! The one I have at the Red Carpet Inn in Banff has a 72 hr cancellation. Usually what happens is the Hotel booking company's will dump the rooms they are holding back to the hotels about a week before and you can get rooms cheeper....that's my hope. So here we go.....MAKE SURE YOU SAY WANDERLUST to get the lower rate if they offered one. All of the rates I'm listing are for 2 queen beds w/ a AAA discount. If you want a King you'll have to work that out. There may be places that are cheaper near these locations, these are the places I'm staying. 1st night, Sat June 15. Cerulen Hotel, 100 Main St, Klamath Falls, OR. 97601. HOT TUB!![masked] night stay, $[masked] hr cancellation 2nd night, Sun June 16 Best Western Bronco Inn 105 Galbreath Way, Ritzville, WA. HOT TUB!![masked] night stay, $[masked] hr cancellation 3rd and 4th night, Mon and Tues June 17th and 18th HOT TUB Red Carpet in 425 Banff Ave, Banff, T1L1B6, AB, Canada[masked], 2 night stay $504.78 for 2nites 72 hr cancellation w hotels.com Full Breakfast for $7.99 next door. 5th and 6th night, Wed and Thur June 19th and 20th. Ramada Inn 149 Woodley Dr, Hinton, Alberta, Canada. HOT TUB!![masked], 2 night stay $410.00 for both nites. 24 hr cancellation 7th night, Fri June 21st. Confort Inn 1810 Rogers Pl, Kamloops, BC V1S 1T7, Canada HOT TUB!![masked] $[masked] nite stay 24 hr cancellation continental breakfast Ferry ride from Tsawwassen to Swartz Bay https://tinyurl.com/y6qw2koj $28.75 per motorcycle and $17.20 per person. 8th night, Sat June 22nd Sidney Waterfront Inn[masked] St, Sidney, Canada NO HOT TUB :-([masked] $[masked] nite stay Ferry from Victoria Island to Port Angles U.S.A.! https://www.cohoferry.com/reservations/ferry $18.50 per motorcycle and $18.50 per person + $6.00 for online order 9th night, Sun June 23rd Pool! No Hot Tub! The Forks Motel 351 South Forks Ave Forks, WA[masked] $130.05 i nite stay 48 hr cancellation Breakfast w/in walking distance. I'll find a place 10th night, Mon June 24th Days INN and Suites, 790 NW Garden Valley Blvd, Roseburg, OR. Pool![masked] $[masked] nite stay 24 hr cancellation. Day 11, Tuesday June 25, Roseburg, OR Only 500 miles to Concord, CA

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  • Feeling’ Frisky?

    Starbucks

    Join me to hit Mount Ham... south to north (we’ll take 680 down)...Lunch at the junction... I’ll add more notes tonight if I have time. ;) Please arrive with tanks full, safety talk at 9:20 and KSU 9:30.

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  • Oysters for Cinco de Mayo? Sure, why not?!

    Starbucks

    This will be a somewhat short ride but as usual it will be spectacular! This will be the ROUTE; https://tinyurl.com/y4ye9dy7 Please show up WITH GAS TANK FULL!! Meetup Time; 8am, AGAIN TANKS FULL!! BS for a while, Coffee....etc... Mandatory Safty Talk; 8:30am, Miss the TALK and YOU miss the ride! KSU, 8:45. The Marshall Story has outside seating and some GREAT Oysters fixed several different ways including Clam Chowder and much more. If you can read this....https://themarshallstore.com/menu Also; https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g32687-d1529851-Reviews-The_Marshall_Store-Marshall_Marin_County_California.html I need to start stressing, NO ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION WHILE ON OUR RIDES!! If you want to drink then you can ride BEHIND THE SWEEP after you do.

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  • Tesla Rd, Corral Hollow Rd, Hwy 33, Del Puerto Canyon, The Junction & Mines Rd

    The first Spring Ride! To the Junction we go! This ride is NOT for NEWBIES'S :-( Meetup time; 9am, Chit-Chat, hugs and COFFEE! Tanks FULL Please! 9:30; Safety Talk! You really don't want miss this! 9:45; KSU! Here is the Route, clockwise; http://tinyurl.com/y3jbx259 Changed the route due to this; http://tinyurl.com/yxzteug6 Should be plenty of green out there and hopefully the roads will be OK to ride on after all this rain! Speaking of which, if it is raining, this ride will cancel.

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  • Tesla Rd, Corral Hollow Rd, Hwy 33, Del Puerto Canyon, The Junction & Mines Rd

    The first Spring Ride! To the Junction we go! This ride is NOT for NEWBIES'S :-( Meetup time; 9am, Chit-Chat, hugs and COFFEE! Tanks FULL Please! 9:30; Safety Talk! You really don't want miss this! 9:45; KSU! Here is the Route, clockwise; http://tinyurl.com/y2av29wr Should be plenty of green out there and hopefully the roads will be OK to ride on after all this rain! Speaking of which, if it is raining, this ride will cancel.

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  • The long way to Buster's BBQ, along the coast!

    Let's go up the coast on Hwy 1 to Jenner and then along the Russian River to see the cleanup of Hwy 116 of Duncan Mills, Monte Rio, and Guernville. Then come into Calistoga from the West. About a 7 hr ride, only 211 miles. Should be an Excellent day for a RIDE!! Meetup time; 9am, chit chat, coffee - TANKS FULL PLEASE! Safety Talk; 9:30, please be there so you can go on the RIDE! KSU; 9:45, places to go, things to do, people and places to see! Here it the ROUTE! http://tinyurl.com/y5x6ent4

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  • 3 day ride to Ojai & Rose Valley Falls! Please read on a computer, NOT YOUR PHON

    This will be a 3 day ride to Ojai, Ca. Stopping the first night at Paso Robles. Weather permitting! Then onto Ojai and the Rose Valley Falls which should be in full flow! Bring your tennis shoes as it's a short 1/4 mile hike. Best Western Plus Black Oak Paso Robles, Ca. Downtown - Hot Tub! https://tinyurl.com/ybqqvww3 Room w/ 2 Qn beds -AAA + tax =$144. 61 Chintico Inn and Suites in Ojai downtown - Hot Tub! https://www.chanticoinn.com/ Room w/ 2 Qn beds - AAA + tax $119.90 The first day Route; https://tinyurl.com/ycptpsdt The first day Route from Starbucks San Jose; https://tinyurl.com/ybhkl2yp Route from Paso Robles to Ojai; https://tinyurl.com/y7tdw4rh Route Is from Concord but Vivian and I MIGHT, might, come down and stay near the Starbucks down by Bernal Road on Friday so we don't have to leave so early Saturday morning, More to come this weekend, just wanted to get this posted up!!

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