Jalama Beach Campground, Lompoc CA

When we lived in Ojai California and worked in Santa Barbara, my wife and I would take camping trips up the coast at a remote beach campground near Lompoc called Jalama Beach. It was a great place to camp almost literally on the beach. The area was very remote so it wasn’t crowded back in…

Mt Patterson Off-road Ride, Nevada/California

September 2020 Met up and went for a ride in Nevada a few weeks ago with a bunch of friends out to Mount Patterson in Nevada/California where we rode 85 miles up, over, and around the entire mountain. The ride took us thru spectacular aspen and pine forests, lots of creek crossings, Lobdell Lake, a…

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 7

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day y of our sidecar ride up the coast of California. Last leg of the trip from Monterey to Folsom.

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 6

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day 6 of our sidecar ride up the coast of California Cambria thru Big Sur to Monterey.

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 5

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day 5 of our sidecar ride up the coast of California. We stayed in Cambria at Moonstone Beach and hung out and rode around and explored the local area for the day.

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 4

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. This is Day 4 of our sidecar ride up the coast of California. We stayed in Cambria at Moonstone Beach and rode up to Hearts Castle for a tour.

Sidecar ride up coast of California Part 1

Back in 2014 I purchased a Russian made Ural Gear Up Sidecar Motorcycle. My wife Ronda and I flew to Southern California and picked up the motorcycle in Los Angeles then rode it up the coast to our home in Folsom in Northern California with many stops along the way. It was one heckuva fun…

Camping trip to Silver Lake

Reposting this story from another site I ran about Ural Motorcycles August 2014 Day 1 We headed out in the middle of the week to take another trip on our new Ural motorcycle sidecar rig. We have owned it for a couple of months now and it’s still a ton of fun getting on it…

Scenes from Cambria California

Cambria is a very beautiful place on the coast of California just south of San Simeon where the famous Hearst’s Castle is located.  The castle is about 2-3 miles north of town. I’ve been going here for years and have traveled by cars, trucks, RVs, and motorcycles. It’s a magical place of sorts with a…