August 23rd – 30th Epic One Week Ride from Tacoma – Los Angeles – CANCELLED
This ride has been cancelled due to the continuing rising cases in California, lodging and dining will pose too much of a challenge. We hope to reschedule this event for next summer, keep you posted.
September 11th – 13th High Sierra – Mono Lake
This years routes will take us on the High Sierra range near and around Mono Lake and the other will take us on somewhat of a reverse route in the direction of Bridgeport. Our ride headquarters/meet location will be Murphey’s Motel located in Lee Vining. Plan to arrive on Friday night and check out Sunday or Monday, we have a route planned for both Saturday and Sunday. There appears to be plenty of rooms available in town, hope you can join us. 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