June 1st – 3rd Cambria
This is a wonderful, scenic, ride through California’s Central Coast. Meet in Cambria Friday evening for dinner, drinks and some basic hooliganism. Club Headquarters hotel is the Creekside Inn on Main Street, we will meet up on Saturday morning at the Redwood Cafe located at 2094 Main Street in Cambria for an early breakfast and hit the road at 9AM sharp.
On Saturday we will enjoy a scenic day ride from Cambria to Carmel Valley via rural country roads. Once there, we’ll grab lunch and visit the Moto Talbot Collection before riding back to Cambria in time for dinner. This year more of Highway is open so we are hoping to take Nacimiento-Fergusson Road through Fort Hunter Ligget on the way back.
For those interested in extending their weekend into a 3-day riding adventure there is a Los Angeles constituent that will be riding up and back. If interested, please join us Friday morning at the United Artists 8 Theaters parking lot located at 1919 Verdugo Boulevard in La Canada Flintridge. We’ll be at the Starbucks & Goldstein’s Bagel section of the lot around 8AM, ready to hit the road by 9AM.
July 15th Wrightwood
Another beautiful one-day ride through the Angeles National Forest via Hwy 2 to Wrightwood for lunch. Meet at Lucky Baldwin’s Trappiste located at 1770 E Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. Ride departs at 9AM sharp.
August 11th Prince of Darkness – Night Ride
Charge up the batteries, you’ll need ‘em…this is our annual “night ride” over the Mulholland Hills to Bob’s Big Boy in Toluca Lake for a bite to eat. Meet at the Los Feliz Café located at 3207 Los Feliz Boulevard in Los Angeles.
Ride departs at 6:30PM sharp.
September 7th – 9th High Sierras
The best 3-day event of the Norton Club calendar of events (in my opinion…)…if you can only make one ride, make it this one. We gather in Mariposa on Friday afternoon, leave on Saturday morning for Bridgeport, and back into Mariposa by Sunday afternoon. The Miner’s Inn in Mariposa is the club headquarters for Friday night and the Walker River Lodge in Bridgeport for Saturday night, however, feel free to stay anywhere you like in the area. We’ll meet on Saturday morning at the Miner’s Inn parking lot located at 5181 Hwy 49 in Mariposa. Ride departs at 9AM sharp. Ride maps will be posted here soon, so please check back.
October 8th – 11th SoCal Norton Club Arizona Adventure
It’s time to answer the call of the open road! Join us for four days of riding in scenic Southeastern Arizona.
The adventure begins in Tucson, heading from there to the historic copper mining town of Bisbee, scenic Hannagan Meadow, Pinetop, and then back to Tucson. The ride will cover terrain ranging from wide open spaces to tree covered mountains. Highlights will include Mission San Xavier del Bac, Chiricahua National Monument, Fort Apache, Kanishba Ruins and Salt River Canyon.
Vintage bikes are encouraged, especially Nortons of course. We have blocked rooms at a few hotels, but sign up now — they are only held until June 1. Also, there is only room for about a dozen riders.
Shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for a detailed rider packet and sign up information.
November 4th 39th Annual Hansen Dam Ride Event
Clean up that Classic British motorcycle and get it ready for the road and attend the largest Classic Motorcycle event of the year in Southern California. We have a 75+ mile mapped out, feel free to come by as early as 8AM for coffee and donuts, after the ride we’ll have the grill fired up and will be serving lunch. Meet at the lower lot of Hansen Dam on Dronfield (off Osborne). Ride departs at 10AM sharp.
December 31st Run for the Roses
Our final ride of the year…always fun! Meet at Lucky Baldwins Trappiste located at 1770 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. We’ll ride up to Newcomb’s Ranch on Angeles Crest/Hwy 2. Return to Congregation Ale House located at 300 S. Raymond Avenue in Pasadena. Ride Maps will be handed out prior to departure. Take your classic motorcycle out for the last day of the year and enjoy this fantastic ride in our backyard! Southern California Norton Owners Club 2017 ROSE RIDE PINS will be handed out to all riders!
Ride departs at 10AM sharp.
NOTE OUR WEATHER POLICY!
The Norton club has never cancelled a ride due to a weather FORECAST. If, however, at the scheduled time of departure the folks who do show up for breakfast decide not to ride due to rain, snow or…, then the ride may be re-scheduled, most likely for the following week. Check the website or our Facebook page for the new date. Email Us