2020

 

 

January 19th    Rockin’ BBQ at Daniel Schoenwald’s

Join us and view one of the best private collections of British motorcycles in Southern California! Daniel Shoenwald opens his doors in Camarillo once a year to host the Norton Club for this event. We will have a great BBQ lunch and live music by a local members band, The Sons…come hang out, eat some good food and see an amazing collection of motorcycles. Meet at Café 50’s located at 11623 Santa Monica Boulevard in Los Angeles. Maps to will be handed out prior to departure. Ride departs at 9AM sharp.

 

February 23rd    Ojai Pilgrimage 

Enjoy the cool weather as we take the back roads out of Moorpark to Ojai and visit private car and motorcycle collections. Meet at Cactus Patch Café located at 197 E High Street in Moorpark. Ride departs at 10AM sharp.

 


March 22nd – Rock Inn Loop – CANCELLED

This ride has been cancelled due to Stay at Home order, we’ll keep you posted with upcoming rides.

 

April 25th – 26th   Yucca Valley / Pioneer Town

For April, we have a special two-day ride planned to Yucca Valley by way of Pioneer Town and Lucerne Valley.  This will be a very scenic ride with no freeway miles.  Meet Saturday morning at the Shell gas station (bottom of Hwy 2 at the 210 Fwy) located at 4530 Angeles Crest Highway in La Canada, maps will be provided.  The club headquarters for Saturday night is the Travelodge Inn in Yucca Valley, rooms are going fast, so please contact the hotel directly at 760.365.3311 or reservetl@gmail.com to reserve your room. A reservation code will provided shortly to get our reduced Norton Club rate so stay tuned. Ride departs at 9AM sharp.

 

May 29th – 31st   Cambria

This is a wonderful, scenic ride through California’s Central Coast. Meet in Cambria Friday evening for dinner, drinks and camaraderie. Saturday morning we will gather at the Redwood Cafe located at 2094 Main Street in Cambria for an early breakfast.   From Cambria we will enjoy a scenic day ride up to Carmel Valley via rural country roads. Once there we’ll grab lunch and visit the Moto Talbot Collection. On the way back we will take the recently reopened Pacific Coast Highway. The club headquarters for this event is the Creekside Inn located at 2618 Main St, Cambria 93428, contact phone is 805.927.4021. Ride departs at 9AM sharp.

 

June 7th     Frazier Park

This is a great one-day ride through the beautiful region of Frazier Park. Meet at Big John’s Mountain Grill located at 3121 Mount Pinos Way in Frazier Park. Come early for breakfast, kick tires, etc.  Ride departs at 10AM sharp.

 

July 18th     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 8PM sharp.

 

August 23rd – 30th    Epic One Week Ride from Tacoma – Los Angeles

Recreating the epic one week ride from 2013 where we had over thirty riders barrelling down the coast from Tacoma, Washington to Los Angeles, California with some great sites along the way. Stay tuned, details to follow…

 

September 11th – 13th     High Sierra – Mono Lake

Join us as we try something new this year! New route will take us on the east side of the High Sierra range near and around Mono Lake.  Our ride headquarters/meet location will be Murphey’s Motel located in Lee Vining. Plan to arrive on Friday night and check out Sunday, however, there are some that like to stay the extra day and depart Monday. Day trips are planned for Saturday & Sunday, nothing official for Monday at this time. Ride departs at 9AM both days.

 

September 19th     2nd Annual Night Ride to Chilao School (2 miles south of Newcomb’s Ranch)

2019’s ride was such a great success, we are doing it again! Join the Norton club as we brave the darkness of Hwy 2 and risk our lives…all for a few free tacos! Crazy you say? Meet at the Shell station located at Hwy 2 & 210 Fwy for a exciting twilight ride up the hill where we will have a taco truck waiting for us at the Chilao School (just past the Maintenance Station, 2 miles south of Newcomb’s Ranch) courtesy of the Norton Club and our incredible and extremely gracious host, Carina Roberts. We’ll head down around 9PM or so assisted by a nice full moon.  Ride departs the Shell Station at 6:30PM sharp.

 

October 4th    Mt. Baldy Run

Enjoy an early fall ride to Mt Baldy, lunch stop at the Mt. Baldy Lodge. Meet at Buchanan’s Spoke & Rim located at 805 W 8th Street in Azusa, 91702. Ride departs at 10:00AM sharp.

 

November 1st     41st 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). .  Riders on British Iron will receive free Hansen Dam ride pins! Ride departs at 10AM sharp.

 

December 31st     New Year’s Eve – Run for the Roses 

Our final ride of the year…always fun! Meet at Lucky Baldwin’s Trappiste located at 1770 East Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena. We’ll ride up Angeles Crest/Hwy 2 to Chilao School (just a few miles south of Newcomb’s) where our gracious host, Corina Roberts, will have food & drinks ready for us…a donation to the Chilao School would be much appreciated. We’ll return via Hwy 2 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 2020 Run for the Roses 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

 
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