OMC Monthly Ride Sun 9/25/16: Hughes Elizabeth Bouquet Spunky Francisquito

OMC Ride Sept 2016

Please join us on the Oedipus Motorcycle Monthly Ride on Sunday 9/25/16. Please meet early (9:30 or so) to be ready for a 10:00 am departure from:

Starbucks Coffee
31777 Castaic Rd, Castaic CA 91384

We will head Northeast on Lake Hughes Rd,
East on Elizabeth Lake Road,
South on Bouquet Canyon Road,
Northwest on Spunky Canyon Road,
South on San Francisquito Canyon Rd,
South on McBean Pkwy,
Left on Newhall Ranch Road,
Left into Bridgeport Marketplace to Marston’s Restaurant for lunch (24011 Newhall Ranch Road, Valencia, CA 91355)

Full Route: https://goo.gl/maps/LAKZMypYg1N2

Oedipus has a long and proud tradition of encouraging guests to join us on our rides. We don’t want to decline any rider who chooses to attend, but we have certain minimum expectations that we insist on – basically, a fully legal rider on a road-ready bike.

If you would like to ride with us, our requirements are the same as the state of California’s: 1) valid Class CM1 license; 2) current registration on your bike; 3) at least the legal minimum of insurance.

We also request that your bike be in good mechanical condition (good tires, no leaks, lights working, etc.). If you or your bike have an issue that would be noticed by a police officer in a traffic stop, we’ll probably notice it, too.
While we have no formal requirements on the subjective issue of gear, we strongly encourage both members and guests to dress appropriately. Full leathers might not be your thing, but road rash probably isn’t, either. If you have any questions or would like a recommendation on attire, please ask any member – several of us are enthusiastic experts on the topic of gear.
If you are a guest who has not ridden with us before, please review this 10-minute MSF Riding Safety Video . The first five minutes are the basics on bike maintenance and ride preparation, but please be sure to view from 4:55 to the end for information on group ride procedure and etiquette. We generally follow these principles, to ensure a safe and entertaining ride for everybody.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=erpkyD7SMfw

Our rides are neither a parade nor a sprint, all riders should proceed at their own pace. We tend to split into two or three organically pace-based groups, so there is no reason or need to race to keep up, please do not do so. The ride leader will stop at all direction decision points to allow the group to re-form. Please show the same courtesy and respect to other members on the ride – and other users of the road – that you would like to receive yourself.

If you have any questions or issues, please contact me before or during the ride, or ask any Oedipus member!

Eric Gilfand
Oedipus Regent 2016

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GaySportbikeRiders

Thursday June 16, 2016 to Sunday June 19, 2016

Go to gaysportbikeriders.com for complete details on GSR 2016

The Gay Sportbike Riders (GSR) group is an offshoot of the Yahoo GaySportbikeRiders Message Group. In 2002, members of the group from San Francisco and Los Angeles areas got together and organized the first GSR ride in San Luis Obispo, California. Since then, we have organized an annual ride at various scenic locations in ridable distance from these areas.

While originally centered around the California Central Coast area, in the past 9 years we began to explore different locations. This accommodated more riders and provided a better mix of riding routes.

Our events are based on a simple concept: low pressure, drama free fun. We pick a suggested location and agenda. You are free to participate as you see fit. You may decide to do all of the rides or none. We will suggest other events during the event that you are free to attend as you see fit.

We are the coordinators, not the leaders. There are no expectations from us. We do not make any reservations for you. You are responsible for all reservations, deposits and fees. We may organize some events that require an advanced payment, such as a BBQ at the host lodging. These fees are generally minimal and are not required for the event.

Lastly, we only have a few expectations:

Be respectful of others.

Ride safe and at your own pace.

Have fun!

Your ride coordinators: Howard & Lou

LODGING INFORMATION:

Lodging Suggestions for GSR 2016

Below we have listed 4 motel options in the immediate area of the ride start.  Rides will officially start in from of the Motel 6, but all the motels listed are within a quarter mile.

• Motel 6 San Luis Obispo South

• Courtyard San Luis Obispo

• Hampton Inn & Suites San Luis Obispo

• Rose Garden Inn

Agenda:

Thursday, June 16th:

8:30PM – Cocktail Meet & Greet at the Courtyard Inn Cocktail Lounge

Friday, June 17th:

10:00AM – Ride to Los Alamos – Bob’s Well Bread Bakery

12:ooPM – Late start riders.

7:00PM – Dinner at Margie’s Diner (next to Motel 6)

8:30PM – Cocktails at Courtyard Inn Cocktail Lounge

Saturday, June 18th:

10:00AM – Ride to Pozo Saloon

12:ooPM – Late start riders.

6:00PM – Meet & Greet (Motel 6, BYOB, Location to be announced)

7:00PM – Dinner at Margie’s Diner (next to Motel 6)

8:30PM – Cocktails at Courtyard Inn Cocktail Lounge

Sunday, June 19th: Say goodbye and ride home.

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