Day Trip: Idyllwild

One of my favorite places to go for the day or weekend is Idyllwild.  Located in the San Jacinto Mountain range in Riverside County, this little mountain town is overflowing with charm and beauty. The most direct route is to take CA-55N to CA-91E.  After about 35 miles, you will merge onto the CA-60E toward…

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Day Trip: Julian and Cuyamaca

One of the more popular destination rides in Southern California is to the Old West mountain town of Julian.  Most motorcyclists know about this location, which is reached by way of the freeway and then some very easy and scenic road riding. Julian is about a two-hour drive from OC Motorcycle.  Just head south via…

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Day Trip: Hell’s Kitchen & Cook’s Corner

Yeah, I know:  this is a very popular and somewhat clichéd ride, but if you are visiting Orange County/Southern California, you kinda have to do this one.  I hesitate to call this one a “Day Trip” as it is just too short, but it makes for a nice afternoon run. From the parking lot of…

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