2022

 

 

 

Sunday – November 6th   |   43rd 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.

 

Saturday – 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 to Chilao School if weather permits (just past the Maintenance Station, entrance on the left, a few miles south of Newcomb’s Ranch) courtesy of the Norton Club and our incredible and extremely gracious host, Corina Roberts.  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 2021 Run for the Roses pins will be handed out to all riders!  Ride departs at 10AM sharp.

 

2023

 

 

Sunday – January 22nd     BBQ at Daniel Schoenewald’s

Join us and view one of the best private collections of British & Japanese motorcycles in Southern California! Daniel Schoenewald opens his doors in Camarillo once a year to host the Norton Club for this event. We will have a BBQ lunch provided by the club, come hang out 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 10AM sharp.

 

Saturday – February 18th    Bike Shed Los Angeles 

Join us for a meet up at the newly opened Bike Shed in DTLA! Excellent food, drinks, apparel and motorcycles…what could be better?! There is no scheduled ride, just show up on a bike if you can and hang out. Meet up at 1PM.

 

Sunday – March 5th    Ojai Pilgrimage

Enjoy the cool weather as we take the back roads out of Moorpark to Santa Paula/Ojai area with a visit to the Aviation Museum of Santa Paula. Lunch afterwards at Boccali’s for those so inclined. Meet at Cactus Patch Café located at 197 E High Street in Moorpark. Ride departs at 10AM sharp.

 

Sunday – March 26th   Rock Inn Loop

Join us a for beautiful one day ride by way of Green Valley to the Rock Inn for lunch. Meet at the Hansen Dam parking lot entrance on Foothill. Ride departs at 10AM sharp.

 

Saturday & Sunday – April 22-23rd    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, please contact the hotel directly at 760.365.3311 or reservetl@gmail.com to reserve your room. Ride departs at 9AM sharp.

 

Saturday – May 21st     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.

 

Saturday – June 16th – 18th     Morro Bay / Cayucos

Ride details coming soon…stay tuned!

 

Saturday – July 15th     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.

 

Friday – Sunday August 18-20th   High Sierra / Lake Tahoe

Taking it back to Mariposa as our starting point with an overnight stay in Lake Tahoe…stay tuned for more info. Day trips are planned for Saturday & Sunday. Ride departs at 9AM both days.

 

Saturday – September 23rd     Night Ride to Chilao School (2 miles south of Newcomb’s Ranch)

Join the Norton club as we brave the darkness of Hwy 2 and risk our lives…all for some free food! 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 dinner spread waiting for us at the Chilao School (just past the Maintenance Station, 2 miles south of Newcomb’s Ranch) provided by the wonderful 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.

 

Sunday – October 15th   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.

 

Sunday – November 5th    44th 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.

Switchin’ it up a little after 43 years – feel free to come by as early as 8AM, we’ll have breakfast burritos, coffee and donuts for sale followed by a Peoples Choice Awards Motorcycle Show with a number of categories to enter your motorcycle. After the awards have been given out, we will depart on a 75+ mile ride through Angeles National Forest. Meet at the lower lot of Hansen Dam on Dronfield (off Osborne). Riders on British Iron will receive free Hansen Dam ride pins! Ride will depart at approxiamtely 12PM.

 

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 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 2018 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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