Simons Ride to San Francisco

Event date: 
Thu, 05/25/2023 - 7:07am to Sun, 05/28/2023 - 5:05pm


Below is a blueprint for the Memorial Day SF trip for those of you who are interested in going.  

Thursday, Meet at Glendale Harley at 7am, KSU 7:30.

83 miles:  2N to 210W to 5N to Valero station in Lebec, Exit 215:  Gas stop.

119 miles:  5N to Exit 334, Harris Ranch Express (menu link).  Gas stop and lunch.

Harris Ranch has an app so you can pre-order your lunch

72 miles to Chevron, Exit 403B, CA 152W for 2 miles.  Gas stop.

123 miles to Best Western Corte Madera, gas stop at Chevron across the street to avoid having to fill up in the morning, then check in to the hotel (5N, 580W to 101S, Exit 449B). HOTEL Reservation link

Walk across the street for dinner at Il Fornaio.

Music and drinks at the pool and courtyard after dinner.


Friday, Meet at BW Corte Madera parking lot at 7am, KSU 7:30.

Ride Mill Valley Loop/scenic overviews (I've gone through this portion once but the details are still in progress), back down across Golden Gate Bridge, exit GGB and make U-turn back across bridge, stop at Vista Point for pictures.  Ride back to the hotel.

Shuttle/Uber/Lyft from hotel to Pier 33 for lunch at Fisherman's Wharf (TBD), Alcatraz tour 3:20pm (Get your tickets soon as the tours sell out, especially during the time of year we're going).  3pm afternoon tour so we have enough time for lunch; the tour is two hours.

After the tour, walk 1 mile to the Buena Vista Cafe for an Irish Coffee, then dinner at Fisherman's Wharf (location TBD).  Shuttle/Uber/Lyft back to hotel.


Saturday, Depart BW Corte Madera.  Meet at 7am, KSU at 7:30.  Ride Highway 1S to Sand Pebbles Inn, Cambria.  You can of course make your own reservations elsewhere in Cambria, but this is where we will stop.  228 miles, five hours of riding, approximately 8 hour day. (HOTEL RESERVATION LINK) If cambria is full consider San Simeon, Cayocous or Morro Bay as an alternative. 


Sunday, May 21:Depart Cambria, ride Highway 1S for 203 miles to Neptune's Net, where the ride will officially end.  Five hours of riding, approximately 8 hour day.

Trip participation Checklist - 1) RSVP to the event  2) Hotel Reservation Corte Madera May 26 & May 27, 3) Prepay GoldenGate Bridge Toll optional 4) Buy 3:20pm Alcatraz Tour tickets 5) Hotel Reservation Cambria area 

Event location:
3717 San Fernando rd
glendale CA 91204

Open Event: This event is open to Chapter members, National H.O.G. members and other guests as desired.  All riders and passengers must sign a release. 

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