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21.1.09

JAN. 24th - RIDE TO OJAI (Weather Permitting!)

January 24, 2009 (Ride may move to Sat, Jan. 31 if we get rained out.)
WELL, THE WEATHER DIDN'T PERMIT AND WE GOT RAINED OUT!
RIDE TO OJAI HAS OFFICIALLY BEEN MOVED TO SAT., JAN. 31, 2009.




RIDE TO OJAI

MEETING POINTS:
Riders in Camarillo/Somis area will meet at 8:15 AM, and depart from the new Camarillo Library parking lot at 8:30 AM and go down Las Posas to Crest View and through the Las Posas Estates, directly to the 76 Gas Station at Wells Road to meet up with riders from Ventura/Oxnard area at 9:00 AM. We shall proceed by following the route as described below.

THE GENERAL ROUTE:
North on Wells Rd. Over the 126 Fwy. (Meet up with fellow riders at the 76 Gas Station on Wells Road) Turn right onto Foothill Rd. approximately 6 mi.,
Right on Peck Rd., Left on Santa Paula St. Left on Tenth St. which turns into Hwy 150. It is a little windy in some parts but once you get onto the flat lands it is beautiful and green. Bring your cameras. It is a straight shot into Ojai.

The directions on the blog are very sketchy for the return half of the trip. It indicates Hwy 33 will take us through Oak View down to Ventura. Hwy 33 at Foster Park becomes a freeway. Are all of our riders freeway legal?

WE WILL TAKE THE SCENIC, (AND SAFER) RIDE HOME:


I usually take a more scenic route. Coming west on Hwy 150 out of Ojai, I continue past Hwy 33, past Nordhoff HS, past the Deer Lodge, and turn left on Santa Ana Road. I ride past Lake Casitas (sometimes stopping to enjoy the view) continuing on past Foster Park (it cost money to enter) and down Ventura Avenue in Ventura. At the end of Ventura Avenue you must turn left on Thompson Blvd. I continue on Thompson Blvd and turn right on California Street. South bound California Street does not have a STOP sign and we would continue, non-stop, through a left turn and down Harbor Blvd. (Harbor Blvd to our right and left do have STOP signs.) With the Pacific Ocean on your right, we continue on and make a left on Olivas Park Drive. Continue on Olivas Park Drive and make a left on Telephone Road. Continue on Telephone Road until we arrive at Well Road. The 76 station is about a quarter mile to the left and Camarillo is to the right.

PROPOSED TIME-TABLE:
Ride to 76 station on Wells Road: 20-30 Minutes
Ride to Santa Paula from Meet-up Location: 10 Minutes
Ride from Santa Paula to Ojai: 20-30 Minutes
Lunch at Pizza Restaurant: 30-45 Minutes
Ride from Restaurant in Ojai to Santa Paula: 20-30 Minutes
Ride from Santa Paula to Camarillo: 20 Minutes.
Ride from Camarillo to Oxnard/Ventura: 30-40 Minutes
Estimated riding time To and Fro = 3.5 Hours

4 comments:

Curtis said...

have a good one!

ScooterGooch said...

Thanks Curtis. We will, weather permitting. Otherwise it's the next Saturday the 31st instead.

JimL said...

I enjoyed meeting and riding with the Crew to Santa Paula/Ojai/Ventura last Saturday. Great folks, great weather, great day! Thanks. The "new guy", Jim Loree.

Anonymous said...

Seems you all had another great ride together. I hope to make it to one of them sooner or later.
Take Care & ride Safe.
David, The Old Mod
2004 Chetak rider

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