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In case we need one more RoM thread, here's my route for tomorrow. Hope to see some of you along the way

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Got to make one stop in OC and one in the valley, so the first half is freeway. The second half should be lots of fun though!

Will post pics after returning.

(edit - pics of the routes there and back now posted)
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Have a great trip! Take lotsa pictures.
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now for the pictures
The first 150 miles of the route up to San Luis Obispo was / is not really picture-worthy: Interstate 5 - 22 - 405 - 118. It does get better . . .

Ronald Reagan Library - Simi Valley
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Lots of citrus groves north of Moorpark
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Lots of lemons leaving Fillmore
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Walnut Canyon Road / Grimes Canyon Road - Hwy 23 to Fillmore
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Ojai Road - Hwy 150
Saint Francis Dam Disaster Memorial, Santa Paula
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Thomas Aquinas College
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He seemed a little jealous.
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Black Mountain Ranch - trees just about to bloom
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Maricopa Hwy - Hwy 33
All four pics taken from The Ojai Valley turnout / overlook
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view of the valley
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the road just ridden (fun)
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the road ahead (fun x 2)
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Cuyama Hwy - Hwy 166
Did somebody say all the roads here are straight?
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Pine Mountain summit - elevation 5,160 (pics do not do it justice)
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another orchard in bloom
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Lopez Drive, Arroyo Grande
one of the many central coast vineyards
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Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo
moonrise
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Great pictures! Looks like a fun ride.
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Hey, I was up through there on Friday. I came up from Long Beach and up to Santa Monica and over the Topanga Pass to Simi Valley.
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Ride to SLO
Thank you for sharing your trip in photos with us.
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But wait! There's more!!
The route home was a little different. The scenery was just as spectacular!
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Rode with 55 or so others from San Luis Obispo to Pismo Beach on Sunday. Forgot to take photos of the group

Pismo Beach
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Historic Route marker
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Foxen Canyon Road
Rancho Sisquoc Winery - just one of many wineries / vineyards along the way.
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There are dozens of ranches in this area.
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San Marcos Pass - Hwy 154
Lake Cachuma overlook
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This is the first peek you get at the Pacific Ocean traveling south on San Marcos Pass. You can barely make out the Channel Islands in the distance.
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Santa Barbara Mission
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There are no more pics because I (1) had been dawdling all day, (2) was running out of daylight, (3) wanted to get home at a (somewhat) reasonable hour and (4) had about 220 miles left to go.
If you're interested, here's the rest of the route:
Hwy 192 from Santa Barbara through Montecito (Sycamore Canyon Road, East Valley Road, Toro Canyon Road, Foothill Road)
Hwy 150 - Casitas Pass Road
Hwy 33 - North Ventura Avenue / Ojai Freeway
All of that was beautiful and worthy of pictures.
The last +/- 170 miles wasn't: Interstate 101 - 405 - 5
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Re: now for the pictures
ks7877 wrote:
The first 150 miles of the route up to San Luis Obispo was / is not really picture-worthy: Interstate 5 - 22 - 405 - 118. It does get better . . .

very nice! Thanks for sharing...
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Nice pics! We figured you were sight-seeing when we rode by on 154 just before Santa Barbara.
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