This month’s Oedipus Motorcycle Club ride will take us through the scenic mountains of Ojai with lunch in Carpinteria. So, if you’re up for a nice leisurely ride through the mountains with some cooler temperatures and fresh air, please join us.
RIDE LENGTH: ~62 miles for ~1 hour and 40 minutes
Starting point will be at the Moorpark Starbucks (561 New Los Angeles Avenue, Moorpark 93021). Take the 5 (N) to the 118 (W), exiting Los Angeles Avenue. Starbucks will be in a small shopping mall on the right, just toward the end of the slight sweep in the road before Spring Street. About a mile after exiting the freeway. There’s a Chevron on the corner of Los Angeles Avenue and Spring Road for anyone needing to fill up and ready for the ride.
KICKSTANDS UP AT 10:00 AM.
From there we’ll head back onto Los Angeles Avenue (R) to Spring Road (R) to Walnut Canyon Road/23 (R) through some nice twisties and scenery to the 126 (L) in Fillmore. From there we’ll continue heading west on the 126, exiting at 10th Street/Santa Paula 150 (R). Staying on 10th Street for about 2 miles, then staying to the right at the Y for the 150 toward Santa Paula. We’ll stop in Ojai at the Chevron Station (360 E. Ojai Avenue, Ojai) for gas and nature calls.
RIDE LENGTH: ~37 miles, ~57 minutes
We’ll continue heading on the 150 (W) past Lake Casitas to the 101 (N) to Carpinteria. Taking Exit 88 at Padaro Lane (L), over the freeway to Santa Clause lane (L) for lunch at Padaro Beach Grill (3765 Santa Claus Ln, Carpinteria, CA 93013) on the right.
RIDE LENGTH: ~25 miles, ~36 minutes
Hope to see you there and remember, drive safe and within your own comfort level.