Ron Foltz, Phil Curtis, Jay Hirrst and David Swain left on Thursday
April 5th for a ride in the mountains around LA.
Their trip took them to Julian, Mesa Grande road and to the top of
Palimar and stayed the night in Telecuma.
The next day they went through Hemet, Idylwild, up to Big Bear lake,
past Arrowhead and spent the night on the beach south of Oxnard.
The third day they did the Rock Shop then
the whole length of Angels Crest highway and spent the night in
Sunday was a quick trip home to Tucson.
Weather was perfect the whole trip--some snow on the mountains but
roads were clear. 1450 miles. They rode many of the great motorcycle
roads of southern Cal but the high points were Mesa grade road north
of Julian, South grade of mt Palomar(east grade not so good-poor
road surface) and of course Angeles Crest highway. They were told
not to do Angeles Crest on a weekend because of traffic and cops but
they did it on Sat and saw zero cops and traffic wasn`t that bad.
They did find the
perfect GS road--138 from lake arrowhead to I-15. The LT was a pig
on that section. They went to the Rock Store on Sat morning and Jay
was there (unfortunately it was Hirsch and not Leno)