The perfect road is mile after mile of clean, dry, and smooth black tarmac undulating over and through gorgeous scenery with no traffic, offering up a variety of twists and turns.
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Distance (miles)Fully Paved?Good Bike TypesAverage RatingFunRoad ConditionDirt / DebrisTrafficDate EvaluatedBike usedRaw Link Notes
SoCalSan GabrielAngeles Forest Hwy / N320YSport, Cruiser9.751010109Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-118.1534908/34.4459748,-118.1017429/@34.3614596,-118.178523,12.37z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Love this road. Delicious sweepers and medium turns the whole way on smooth pavement. Road has great signage and many bikers. Connects to Big Tujunga Canyon Rd, CA 2 / Angeles Crest Hwy, Aliso Canyon rd
Bay AreaClear Lake
CA 175 (Middletown to Kelseyville)
20YSport9.50101099Sun, 05/10/20Sport,-122.6153787/38.8632648,-122.7185801/38.9423513,-122.7922068/@38.842012,-122.7746893,11.88z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Superb road with smooth pavement, lovely undulations, great views, and a nice variety of turns, most of which are medium in size.
Bay AreaDeltaCA 84 (Ryer Island)9YSport, Cruiser9.50991010Sat, 04/18/20ADV,-121.6310808/38.1878698,-121.6581963/@38.2416594,-121.6640806,12.79z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Levee Rd with no runoff. Mild medium bumps, various sweepers with superb sightlines, and nice views. Connects to Holland Rd, loops with Ryer Rd
Bay AreaNapaCA 12112YSport, Sumo9.501010108Sun, 05/13/18Sport,-122.1971974/Monticello+Rd,+Napa,+CA+94558/@38.3781943,-122.294377,12.31z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8085069913f45eaf:0x1740395f2cae3efa!2m2!1d-122.2727924!2d38.3267445!3e0?hl=enFairly tight, very few places to pass, predictable radius turns, road surface undulates very enjoyably
Bay AreaNorth CoastCA 128 (Cloverdale to the coast)57YSport, Cruiser9.50101099Sun, 08/26/18Sport,+CA/126170RW,+California/@38.9961069,-123.5071682,11z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x8083ff6480f80301:0xdc4fe38736a3ff18!2m2!1d-123.0172227!2d38.8054624!1m5!1m1!1s0x8081aa4df28537c3:0xf72ba73647f152ae!2m2!1d-123.7514231!2d39.1961781!3e0?hl=enPerfect road for quick sweepers through Redwoods. Sublime surface
Bay AreaNorth CoastSkaggs Spring Rd (good half)13YSport, Cruiser9.50109910Sat, 04/25/20Sport,-122.9985608/38.678134,-123.1107779/@38.6889725,-123.0843136,12.79z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Minorly bumpy pavement, dirt and tar snakes in spots, almost no driveways or intersections, many sweeping turns of a very consistent radius, making for a hypnotic ride. It felt a bit sterile, as if designed by Germans
Bay AreaPeninsulaCA 9 (upper)13YSport9.50109109Sat, 11/10/18ADV,-122.1566209/37.2586381,-122.0327217/@37.2321439,-122.1381953,13.04z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Phenomenal. The six miles between CA 35 and CA 236 are an absolute delight of medium speed turns, with some tight turns and a couple straights. Likely my favorite stretch to run back and forth in the Bay.
IdahoNez PerceOld Spiral Hwy7YSumo, Sport9.501081010Sun, 08/02/20ADV,-117.0160927/46.4632826,-117.0205779/@46.4467549,-117.0141253,14.3z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-117.0057405!2d46.4500669!3s0x54a034e344485219:0xc7adf6f5985ba8ff!1m0!3e0
Absolutely no traffic. Quite a few tar snakes. Mostly small to medium turns with good views. Very enjoyable road.
NorCalKlamathScott River Rd30YADV, Sport9.50910910Sun, 05/27/18Sport,-123.0362033/055-251-060,+California+96032/@41.7216021,-123.0156383,10.82z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x54ce3c982ba33b67:0x5a3856c43729aa6d!2m2!1d-122.8479899!2d41.602011!3e01.5 lane, smooth, easy fun turns, good river views
NorCalMendocinoCA 1 (De Haven to Leggett)26YSport, Sumo9.50109910Sun, 08/26/18Sport,-123.7847561/39.868157,-123.7135967/@39.7617202,-123.8003884,11.75z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=enEndless tight, but not too tight, turns chained together through wiids with medium sweepers mixed in. Not sure I rode even one mile on the tire center
OregonNorth CentralOR 207 (south)24YSport9.501010810Sun, 08/02/20ADV,-120.1615369/44.7970156,-120.0033386/@44.6876734,-120.1301081,11.88z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Wonderful road. Mostly medium turns with a nice diversity. Great views the whole way. Only downside is some gravel in many turns. Connects to Rowe Creek Rd
Sierra NevadaPlumas
CA 49 / Golden Chain Hwy (N of Grass City)
72YSport, Cruiser9.50101099Sun, 10/07/18ADV,-121.0156429/39.5592541,-120.8329447/39.624659,-120.4361235/@39.4690139,-120.9794723,11z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Mostly long sweepers with medium and tight turns in the mix. The section through Downieville is very cool and old school. Loop with CA 20 and CA 89
Sierra NevadaStanislausCA 89 (Markleeville)29YSport, Cruiser9.50109910Tue, 10/09/18ADV,-119.8235018/CA-89,+Coleville,+CA+96107/@38.7082006,-119.8162053,11z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8099d668d1d1b377:0x98c951e40de75370!2m2!1d-119.5287305!2d38.6425038!2m3!6e0!7e2!8j1528293600!3e0North of CA 4 is fairly straight. East of CA 4 has very fun mid sized turns, great views going east.
SoCalLos PadresTepusquet Rd15YSumo, Sport, ADV9.50109910Tue, 02/25/20ADV,-120.2511594/35.0213599,-120.2078097/@34.9415317,-120.2548743,12.26z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Northern 2 miles is 2 laned bliss of chained sweepers back and forth. Middle 9 miles is a 1.5 lane goat road with tight turns. Southern 4 miles are 2 lanes with lazy turns. The whole road is surprisingly clean with great pavement, except for some tar snakes. Connects with CA 166 / Cuyama Hwy
SoCalSan GabrielCA 2 / Angeles Crest Hwy66YSport, Cruiser9.501081010Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-117.577058/34.2078096,-118.200174/@34.3066844,-117.9373493,11z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-117.9094027!2d34.3438379!3s0x80c31e718e62a4f7:0x8c150ebaac027cd4!1m0!3e0
Widely considered one of the best. Excellent turns, scenery, and no traffic. Mostly medium-large sweepers with smaller turns mixed in and a medium tunnel where you can pick up some speed from a stop. The road is a treasure and has excellent flow, gently nudging you to go faster and faster. Often has partial closures due to land slides.
SoCalSan GabrielUpper Big Tejunga Canyon Rd9YCruiser, Sport9.50991010Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-118.1198102/34.2731725,-118.0432981/@34.3036408,-118.0843452,13.46z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Sweepers that flow very nicely together. Connects CA 2 / Angeles Crest Hwy to Angeles Forest Hwy
SoCalSan JacintoCA 24329YSport, Sumo9.50109109Thu, 02/27/20ADV,-116.7249275/33.8080244,-116.7880544/33.9216496,-116.8767533/@33.8148027,-116.7969996,12.01z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
TO REDO. Variety of medium turns the whole way, with a handful of good views. Southern 13 miles is mildly bumpy, the rest has perfect pavement. Passes through the cool mountian town of Idyllwild. Connects to CA 74 / Pines to Palms Hwy
Bay AreaFar SouthCA 25 (south of Tres Pinos)55YSport, Cruiser9.2599109Sun, 06/09/19ADV,-121.3166298/36.1873095,-120.8211937/@36.4256493,-121.2940908,10.25z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Medium to large turns through a hot valley with barely any civilization. Reminds me of the eastern end of CA 36. Northbound has better sight lines. Connects to CA 198, Coalinga / Los Gatos Creek Rd, Panoche Rd, Cienega Rd, (only went as far south as Lonoak Rd.)
Bay AreaNapa
Berryessa Knoxville Rd (south of bridge)
18YSport, Cruiser9.2599109Sun, 05/13/18Sport,-122.2685082/2399+CA-128,+St+Helena,+CA+94574/@38.5878615,-122.3675757,11.67z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8084fc11cb6c43e1:0xef3c0a8822008ed0!2m2!1d-122.251088!2d38.4964938!3e0?hl=enVery smooth road surface. Various places with high amounts of people (parking lots for lake)
Bay AreaNapaCA 128 (Rutherford to Winters)36YSport, Cruiser9.2591099Sun, 05/13/18Sport,-122.4042911/CA-128,+Winters,+CA+95694/@38.4597753,-122.3699055,10.59z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8084dff2c69b717d:0xdfaeef2bc349c82a!2m2!1d-121.9710602!2d38.5248813!3e0?hl=enSimilar to CA 121, not as tight. East of intersection with CA 121 straightens a bit and has some dirt in a few of the turns.
Bay AreaNorth CoastCA 1 (Jenner to Stewart's Point)27YSport, Cruiser9.251010107Sun, 04/01/18Sport,+Jenner,+CA+95450/38.437048,-123.1045466/@38.5445126,-123.3918853,11z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x8086b51f335ac99d:0x92fcb3a2479d5c8c!2m2!1d-123.3990518!2d38.6516053!1m0!3e010/10 when there's not traffic. South of Jenner has many public beaches + their traffic. Has some of the smoothest road possible and excellent views
Bay AreaNorth CoastW Dry Creek Rd9Y
Sumo, Cruiser, Sport, ADV
9.25810910Sat, 04/25/20Sport,-122.8850435/38.6520037,-122.9332929/38.6951723,-122.9637184/@38.6547278,-122.9628312,12.5z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Overgrown shoulder, blind turns and driveways, low speed limit. Great turns, but you can't take them quickly. Cruise slow, enjoy the scenery and undulations of the landscape. North 4 miles are 1.5 lane. The rest is 2 lane. Parallels Dry Creek Rd.
Bay AreaSanta CruzBear Creek Rd (by Santa Cruz)13YSport, Sumo9.2510999Sat, 12/30/17Sport,-121.9935099/37.128459,-122.1221964/@37.165161,-122.0756496,12.96z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Absolutely amazing, somewhat steep inclines. Smooth surface
IdahoDworshakUS 12 (Lolo to Arrow)175YSport, Cruiser9.2599109Sat, 08/01/20ADV,-114.3998691/46.4715751,-116.7731837/@46.3771661,-115.9259873,9.5z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
West of ID 13 is calm sweepers with good river views. The rest is medium to large turns following the river. Very hypnotic.
IdahoNez PerceID 1449YSport, Cruiser9.2599109Wed, 07/29/20ADV,-115.9625559/45.8270708,-115.4376351/@45.8328196,-115.8198299,11.46z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
In and out, unless you like dirt. Quite nice pavement, mildly bumpy. Runs up a river canyon, can have a lot of fun holding a constant throttle the whole way. Sweepers and large turns. Good views Connects to ID 13
NorCalHayforkCA 36136YSport, Cruiser9.2510999Tue, 08/28/18Sport,-122.2425793/40.5485844,-124.1430349/@40.339077,-123.4770687,9.83z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Closure just west of Dinsmore (closed 8-12, 1-5). Some turns had pebbles. Much of the road is fresh blacktop. Really nice twists most of the way with some straights in between.
NorCalKlamathCA 96144YSport, Cruiser9.2510999Thu, 09/28/17Sport,-122.5920998/Trinity+River+Hwy,+Willow+Creek,+CA+95573/@41.4072263,-123.3081314,9.38z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x54d3d835080a40d5:0x4dce13b76b7610da!2m2!1d-123.6314003!2d40.9395623One of my favorites in the region, lots of smooth blacktop and great curves
NorCalMendocinoCA 20 (Willits to Fort Bragg)35YSport, Sumo9.251010107Sun, 08/26/18Sport,-123.3519025/Fort+Bragg,+CA+95437/@39.3985208,-123.7334803,10.6z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x80803553c502486f:0xd285848a37ac9cdf!2m2!1d-123.8052935!2d39.445723!3e0
Absolutely delightful, small and medium sweepers back and forth mostly through forest. Surprisingly good sight lines. Perfectly smooth blacktop, except a few miles on the east end with tar snakes. Traffic on weekends. Empty on weekdays
OregonEugeneOR 242 / McKenzie Hwy36YSumo, ADV9.2599109Mon, 08/03/20ADV,-121.5569016/44.1838654,-122.0735502/@44.2273421,-121.9024718,11.75z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-121.8251101!2d44.252265!3s0x54bf45b84d5b7c83:0xd41a8404e5ced563!1m0!3e0
Few miles on each end are straight. Otherwise small to medium turns. Western half is small turns and nice pavement. Eastern end is small to medium turns over bumpy pavement. Goes through lava flow fields, a forest, and generally has nice views.
Sierra NevadaKings CanyonCA 198 / Generals Hwy62YSport, Cruiser9.25109108Tue, 09/08/20Sport,-118.9553613/36.5816601,-118.7534364/36.3956693,-119.0213379/@36.6170714,-119.0430214,10.8z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Road has a lot of variety. The ~15 miles south of General Sherman tree is very tight, blind turns, lots of elevation. Otherwise, mostly medium to large sweepers. Northern 15 miles is freshly paved. Very nice views. Entrance fee to NP
Sierra NevadaPlumasCA 7059YCruiser, Sport9.2599910Sun, 10/07/18ADV,-120.9844669/CA-70,+Oroville,+CA+95965/@39.826848,-121.3119932,10.08z/data=!4m8!4m7!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x809ccca86673a5e9:0xa5a9344c158a80ce!2m2!1d-121.618005!2d39.6027715Long sweepers, great views
Sierra NevadaSouthCA 15552YSport, ADV9.25101089Wed, 09/09/20Sport,-119.05187/35.7259796,-118.7211833/35.6285192,-118.479038/@35.7046762,-118.8487965,10.83z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Quite a nice road. Goes up and down a mountain. Veru smoothe pavement. Western end has big wide turns and straights. Eastern 20 miles has very tight turns up and down a mountain. Connects to CA 178
Sierra NevadaStanislausRam's Horn Grade Road3YSumo, Sport9.2591099Tue, 04/24/18Sport,-120.6260267/Old+Sing+Kee+Store,+Consolation+St,+Volcano,+CA+95689/@38.4580491,-120.6339445,15z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x809a71f20711e661:0x9b1724f1138a03e!2m2!1d-120.6314063!2d38.4427262!3e0?hl=enVery short and tight
Sierra NevadaTahoeIce House Rd32YSport9.2599910Mon, 10/08/18ADV,-120.4472462/39.0035409,-120.3098032/@38.8865141,-120.5228791,11z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!4m1!3e0The top near Loon Lake is superb. Rest is slightly bumpy, medium to large turns, with very nice views. Connects with Wentworth Springs Rd
Sierra NevadaTahoe
Mosquito Ridge Rd / French Meadows Rd
38YSport, ADV9.25108910Mon, 10/08/18ADV,+California/39.0192963,-120.8259251/@39.0312874,-120.7774616,10.89z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x809bcf45815fa827:0x926e864e9a4aef58!2m2!1d-120.4238889!2d39.1138889!1m0!3e0Very fun long-ish road in the middle of nowhere with a good surface and spectacular views the whole way. Watch out for cows.
Sierra NevadaYosemiteCA 49 (Moccasin to Mariposa)36YSumo, Sport9.2591099Mon, 09/07/20Sport,-120.3117295/37.4930495,-119.9730355/@37.6596676,-120.2990369,11.17z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Small to medium turns, with good views of the canyon. Some dirt in turns. Very smooth and enjoyable.
SoCalLos PadresCA 33 / Maricopa Hwy37YSport9.2599910Fri, 09/07/18Cruiser,-119.3557289/34.4420615,-119.262163/@34.5629211,-119.4143411,11.67z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Connected medium turns the whole way, some nice scenic views. Dusting of dirt on the road for stretches at a time. Connects to Lockwood Valley Rd, CA 150 / Ojai Rd
SoCalMalibu HillsLatigo Canyon Rd12YSumo, Sport, ADV9.25109810Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.7546582/34.0648366,-118.7823999/34.0895752,-118.8150989/@34.0633023,-118.7877199,13.65z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Fantastic road of chained small turns, decent sight lines, and good views. Recommend going South to North. Occasional turns have dirt and rocks. Connects to Kanan Rd.
SoCalMalibu HillsPiuma Rd / Las Flores Canyon Rd10YSumo, Sport9.2510999Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.6360675/34.0702224,-118.6670615/34.0822285,-118.7040762/@34.0605114,-118.6816953,13.75z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Great flowy small to medium turns with decent sight lines and excellent views. Some traffic on the southern end. Connects with Malibu Canyon Rd and Stunt Rd / Schueren Rd
SoCalMalibu HillsSaddle Peak Rd3YSumo, Sport9.25109810Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.6453691/34.0683256,-118.6112877/@34.0757659,-118.6333006,15.39z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Consistent and predictable flowy small to medium turns through some very fancy houses. Recommend going N to S and connecting with Tuna Canyon. Connects Stund Rd to Tuna Canyon Rd.
SoCalMalibu HillsTuna Canyon Rd7YSumo9.2510999Wed, 02/26/20ADV,+Topanga,+CA+90290/34.0635177,-118.6170163/34.0395945,-118.5894272/@34.063094,-118.6200031,14.26z/data=!4m10!4m9!1m5!1m1!1s0x80c2a1ebaf3e8b13:0xb6c6679c21d492a0!2m2!1d-118.5996648!2d34.0838514!1m0!1m0!3e0
North three miles are 2 lanes of trecherous blind tight turns and many driveways. Going south, it becomes 1.5 lanes, and in just over a mile, it becomes one-way only (southbound) for the southern three miles. This is pure fun down a steep mountain with good views and tight turns. MUST go North to South. Connects with CA 27 / Topanga Canyon Blvd
SoCalSan GabrielBig Pines Hwy / N412YSport, Sumo9.25981010Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-117.691176/34.435415,-117.8362313/@34.3979817,-117.7758241,13.2z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Tight and medium turns. Connects to CA 2 / Angeles Crest Hwy
SoCalSan GabrielLittle Tujunga Canyon Rd14YSport, Sumo9.25108910Fri, 09/07/18Cruiser,-118.4132262/34.2764661,-118.3783302/@34.3300719,-118.4182275,12.94z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-118.3672035!2d34.3480134!3s0x80c28dbf3c970b8f:0x5bf3d48f31f8bbe4!1m0!3e0
Excellent medium to small turns the whole way with beautiful canyon views
WashingtonSnakeWA 129 / Rattlesnake Canyon38YSport9.25981010Sun, 08/02/20ADV,-117.2513592/46.4194436,-117.0454966/@46.2089706,-117.207977,10.79z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Many very slippery tar snakes. Very enjoyable medium to small turns through a scenic canyon. Fairly mild for 15 miles in middle. Connects to OR 3
Bay AreaClear Lake
CA 175 (Lakeport to Hopland) / Hopland Rd
17YSport, Sumo9.009999Tue, 12/18/18ADV,-122.9131433/048230RW,+California+95449/@38.9935125,-123.0541608,12.29z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x808158bee744aa05:0x94c342992627e69f!2m2!1d-123.0990323!2d38.9773205!3e0?hl=enMost turns are on the tighter side, reminds me of CA 128. Some nice views, few places to pass. Will have gravel on the steeper grades in winter/spring.
Bay AreaEast BayDel Valle Rd3YSport, Cruiser9.0081099Sat, 11/23/19ADV,-121.702784/37.5842988,-121.6888074/@37.6032148,-121.7063019,14.25z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
In and out, ending at the entrance gate to a park. Nice medium turns that flow into each other. Nice valley view. Connects to Mines Rd
Bay AreaLoma PrietaOld Santa Cruz Hwy6YSumo, Sport9.009999Sat, 06/08/19ADV,-121.9676709/37.1909226,-121.9925669/@37.1646812,-121.9921616,14z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m10!3m4!1m2!1d-121.9826048!2d37.1518971!3s0x808e37ef672eebb9:0x3595217e801917a0!3m4!1m2!1d-121.9836864!2d37.1683646!3s0x808e37d07496580d:0x1cc7eeeb3422f3e8!1m0!3e0?hl=enLots of tree cover and tight blind turns. Numersous Driveways. The road continues south of Summit Rd, but is horribly beat up. Connects Bear Creek Rd, Soquel San Jose Rd, and Alma Bridge Rd
Bay AreaNorth CoastCA 253 / Boonville Rd17YSport9.0091098Mon, 03/22/21Sport,-123.1962708/Boonville+Ukiah+Rd,+Yorkville,+CA+95494/@39.0407329,-123.3542662,12.02z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x80816a19ab078e51:0xd0e19be6bc895f58!2m2!1d-123.3572482!2d38.9997118!3e0?hl=enVery nice pavement. Small to medium turns. Good views of rolling hills. Couple of decreasing radius corners to watch out for if headed Eastbound.
Bay AreaNorth CoastRockpile Rd11YSport9.0099810Sat, 04/25/20Sport,-123.0054984/38.7654409,-123.1728475/@38.7351193,-123.120404,13.25z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
In and out. Skaggs Springs Rd's unknown little brother. Has small bumps and tar snakes at first. Consistent radius turns the whole way, rather hypnotic. Thin layer of dirt much of the way. Cool bridge. Connects to Skaggs Springs
Bay AreaPeninsulaCA 84 / La Honda21YSport, Sumo9.00101097Fri, 12/29/17Sport,-122.2543754/San+Mateo+County,+California/@37.3776502,-122.3470652,12z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x808f07d577d497c5:0x6b358db71db942ed!2m2!1d-122.4000032!2d37.3203754!3e0East of Alice's is really tight. West of Alice's is an absolute dream of medium sweepers and smooth tarmac. Weekends see a LOT of traffic.
Bay AreaShort SouthMt. Umunhum5YSumo, Sport9.0081099Sat, 05/19/18Sport,-121.8637141/Mt+Umunhum,+California+95120/@37.1600671,-121.8949992,14.41z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x808e3a0104196829:0x39f17daeb57c51b4!2m2!1d-121.8985666!2d37.1605016!3e0Great views, rather tight, connects with Hicks / Almaden Rd
Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway
45YCruiser, Sport9.0089910Fri, 07/31/20ADV,-112.9557985/45.4523314,-113.1061658/45.2781519,-113.1208414/@45.4787223,-113.4218144,10.25z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Both ends are fairly straight, going through valley. Middle has some nice turns and is a bit bumpy.
NV 341 / Geiger Grade Rd / Occidental Grade
19YSport9.0099108Sat, 07/25/20ADV,-119.7416095/39.285542,-119.635986/39.257913,-119.6357613/@39.3211517,-119.7614491,12.08z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en-US
N of Virginia City has perfectly smooth pavement and a lot of traffic. S of of Virginia City has cracked pavement and very little traffic. Excellent variety of turns, good views, very enjoyable road passing through delightful old mining town. Connects to US 79.
NorCalHayforkCA 299 (West)93YSport, Cruiser9.00810108Sat, 05/26/18Sport,-122.9412629/40.8980161,-124.081878/@40.8454374,-123.7043771,9.7z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Perfect surface, very fast, large long sweepers. A typical good road for the area.
NorCalKlamathCA 3142YSport, Cruiser9.009999Sun, 05/27/18Sport,-123.1746607/41.6969818,-122.6488489/@41.1208588,-123.109229,9.17z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Road surface varies. Parts are new blacktop. Lots of smooth long sweepers. Near Scott Mountain peak on north end is tight.
NorCalLassenCA 3253YSport, Cruiser9.0099108Mon, 05/28/18Sport,-121.4215236/CA-32,+Chico,+CA+95928/@39.9738193,-121.8037753,9.89z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x808327da1725dbf3:0x7997bef2b9d91aa8!2m2!1d-121.81531!2d39.737305!3e0Northern half is best, great mid-speed turns, smooth flow. Souther half is straights and sweepers. Most of the road surface is 10, parts had patching
NorCalMendocinoBranscomb Rd25YADV, Sport9.00881010Sun, 08/26/18Sport,-123.7842655/39.6877516,-123.4838258/@39.6489213,-123.6920002,12.14z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=enWestern ten miles is 1.5 lanes, tight through woods. Eastern side is 2 lanes, lazy turns and long chained sweepers through farmland
OregonNorth CentralNF-5240YCruiser, Sport9.00791010Sun, 08/02/20ADV,-118.4007861/45.133567,-118.9333798/@44.9989887,-118.7477158,11.29z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Pretty calm the whole way. Almost entirely medium turns and sweepers. Some nice views. Mostly just going through the forest. Fairly relaxing with nice pavement. Connects OR 244 to NF 73
OregonNorth CentralOR 207 (north)41YCruiser, Sport9.0089910Sun, 08/02/20ADV,-119.7545153/45.262909,-119.6897814/@45.0339361,-119.9403386,10.67z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Northern 25 miles are very calm, clean and fairly straight. Southern 15 miles have very nice turns, but with some dirt in the middle. Couple nice views. Connects to OR 206
OregonNortheastNF-490 / Hell's Canyon Overlook3YSumo9.0089109Sun, 08/02/20ADV,-116.8524258/45.1251212,-116.8380829/@45.1153314,-116.8528692,14.71z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Nice little section over a wide 1.5 lane. In and out ending at canyon overlook with nice scenery.
Sierra NevadaKings CanyonElwood Rd12YSport9.0089910Tue, 09/08/20Sport,-119.3830011/199-101+Elwood+Rd,+Squaw+Valley,+CA+93675/@36.7754463,-119.3289436,13.33z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x809505fecfae9275:0x577f6dc2151184e!2m2!1d-119.2359707!2d36.7439419!3e0
A lot of variety. Northern end has half dozen medium turns, then five miles of lazy turns and straights, then handful of miles of tight flowy turns. Nice elevation changes, smooth pavement. Connects to CA 180 (to Kings Canyon), Trimmer Springs Rd
Sierra NevadaKings CanyonTrimmer Springs Rd32YSport9.0099810Tue, 09/08/20Sport,-119.3824579/36.8707826,-119.1311911/@36.8648824,-119.3687188,11.21z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=enSouthern 10 miles fairly straight, going northward gets tighter and tighter. Light dusting of dirt. Turns are a good mix of wide and open to tight and decreasing radius. Decent views.
Sierra NevadaPlumasCA 20 (Nevada City to Yuba Pass)26YCruiser9.00710109Mon, 10/08/18ADV,-121.0147522/State+Hwy+20,+Nevada+City,+CA+95959/@39.3129161,-120.8577105,11.5z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x809b93c372bc3113:0x9cc59d1b68fadd60!2m2!1d-120.6062982!2d39.3223767!3e0Long sweepers through woods, loop with CA 49 and CA 89
Sierra NevadaPlumasOro Quincy Hwy / Bucks Lake Rd57YADV, Sport9.009999Sun, 10/07/18ADV,-121.4438495/39.9367981,-120.9495717/@39.7325668,-121.4441319,10.47z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Section east of Buck's Lake is tight with lots of elevation (8,7,8,9). West of Buck's Lake is medium sweepers back and forth, with a big bridge crossing (10,10,9,9)
Sierra NevadaPlumasQuincy La Porte Rd28YSport9.0099810Sun, 10/07/18ADV,-120.9658674/39.9348853,-120.8834502/@39.8151724,-120.9767896,11.56z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0West is medium long turns. East tightens and narrows. Stunning mountaintop views. Loop with Lumpkin Ridge, connect with La Porte Rd
Sierra NevadaSouth
Balch Park Rd / Bear Creek Rd / Orr Wagon Rd
33YCruiser, Sport9.00791010Wed, 09/09/20Sport,-118.7984731/36.2288769,-118.7046859/36.2206288,-118.8163887/@36.2208838,-118.7548011,12.75z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Pretty decent, relaxed turns, on the medium to large side. Enjoyable cruise through a country valley. Loops off Yokohl Dr
Sierra NevadaStanislaus
CA 4 (Copperopolis to Angels Camp)
11YSport, Sumo9.001010106Tue, 10/09/18ADV,-120.6454586/38.0823834,-120.5589495/@38.0336952,-120.6643329,12.96z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Thoroughly enjoyable rolling road surface. Very technical, due to turns immediately after cresting hills. Easy to lose the front if you go too quickly. Traffic is heavy on weekends. Angels Camp is lovely old mining town.
Sierra NevadaStanislausCA 88 / Carson Pass Hwy63YSport, Cruiser9.00910107Tue, 10/09/18ADV,+Pioneer,+CA+95666/38.7755556,-119.8236588/@38.5472153,-120.6091106,9.52z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x809a73da9ff2f0cd:0xfe9aee354542d5bc!2m2!1d-120.609943!2d38.4157688!1m0!3e0Medium to long turns, excellent views almost the whole way, especially on the east side.
Sierra NevadaTahoeWentworth Springs Rd43YSport, Cruiser9.00710910Thu, 04/26/18Sport,-120.8361288/39.0234947,-120.2964901/@38.9909419,-120.7544651,10.47z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Dirt near the end, many long sweepers with great mountain views, can loop with Ice House Road. [should this be broken up to two roads - east and west of Uncle Tom's Cabin?]
Sierra NevadaYosemiteCA 108 / Sonora Pass70YCruiser, Sport9.00810108Wed, 09/09/20Sport,-120.2174624/CA-108,+Coleville,+CA+96107/@38.1110815,-120.1051379,9.52z/data=!4m13!4m12!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x809775181c2b5ee3:0xe39a6df47a886188!2m2!1d-119.4529398!2d38.3486932!2m3!6e0!7e2!8j1528984200!3e0Eastern 1/3 is really good - perfectly smooth pavement, wonderful turns, lovely undulations, great views. Heading west, it becomes fairly calm with large turns and sweepers, many trees, and more traffic.
Sierra NevadaYosemiteMilton Rd14YCruiser, Sport9.006101010Sat, 05/16/20ADV,-120.8774245/37.9448551,-120.8437184/@38.0288683,-120.9257039,12.17z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Southern few miles are quite straight. The rest has nice large sweepers over hilly grasslands. Calm country cruise.
SoCalLake NacimientoChimney Rock Rd14YSport9.0098910Thu, 02/20/20ADV,-120.7977192/35.6728478,-120.9651902/@35.6629872,-120.904078,13.5z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
West 9 miles are very smooth and wide 1.5 lane. The rest is cracked and a bit bumpy 2 lane with al ight dusting of dirt in the center of each lane. A very delightful ride with medium turns the whole way and some nice undulations. Great for any bike type. Connects to Adelaida Rd, Nacimiento Lake Dr
SoCalLos PadresGibraltar Rd7YSumo, ADV, Sport9.0099810Fri, 09/07/18Cruiser,-119.6901547/34.4456972,-119.6949566/@34.4657135,-119.7017225,14.13z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
1.5 lane, fairly tight turns with great views southbound.Connects with E Camino Cielo
SoCalMalibu HillsDeer Creek Rd / Cotharin Rd6YSumo, Sport9.0091089Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.9854569/34.086619,-118.9703249/34.0903616,-118.9475329/@34.0781181,-118.9687733,14.25z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Southern 3 miles is 2 lanes of medium turns up a steep hillclimb. The rest is a narrow 1.5 lane with extremely blind tight turns. Be careful of head-ons. Recommend going South to North. Connects to CA 1 and Yerban Buena Rd
SoCalMalibu HillsMulholland Hwy33YSport, Cruiser9.009999Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.9350219/34.1486032,-118.6121759/@34.1055613,-118.8279789,12.13z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m10!3m4!1m2!1d-118.7922271!2d34.1033853!3s0x80e823b9d4e195b7:0x38e4b9bde32e8231!3m4!1m2!1d-118.7343866!2d34.1071462!3s0x80e821a77774e159:0xb5dbb938d20c86f8!1m0!3e0?hl=en
Very famous, especially for a (currently closed - 2/26/20) section called The Snake and nearby Rock Store. The 7 miles west of CA 23 is currently closed due to construction, but easily passable. It has delightfuly smooth medium curves back and forth over a wide 1.5 lane blacktop, which is rather relaxing, even at a quick pace. The Snake is currently closed, but accessible if you're brave. It has superb small and medium turns with nice views and scenery. The rest of Mulholland is pretty relaxing with enjoyable sweepers through a semi-populated area. Runs East to West across the Malibu Hills, connecting to many roads.
SoCalMalibu HillsStunt Rd / Schueren Rd6YSport, Sumo9.0099810Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.653343/34.1017038,-118.6593603/@34.0842141,-118.6667967,14.69z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Flowy smallish medium turns and good views. Coating of dirt in many places. Connects Mulholland Hwy and Piuma Rd / Las Flores Canyon Rd
SoCalMalibu HillsYerba Buena Rd11YSumo, Sport9.0010989Wed, 02/26/20ADV,-118.9630899/34.109112,-118.9402421/34.0894564,-118.8806373/@34.0819432,-118.9526795,13.75z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Technical. An amazing road with great turns and excellent views the whole way. A little more open, and with less traffic, than CA 23. Ends at the famous Neptune's Net. Connects with Mulholland Hwy
SoCalSan GabrielBig Tujunga Canyon Rd11YADV, Sport9.00971010Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-118.299351/34.2970422,-118.1618378/@34.2892273,-118.2510162,13.66z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Eastern half is very cracked and rutted. Otherwise, it is similar to Angeles Forest Hwy with nice sweepers and medium turns. Connects to Angeles Forest Hwy
SoCalSan Gabriel
Glendora Mountain Rd / E Fork Rd
20YSumo9.00971010Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-117.851033/34.1472948,-117.8380453/@34.1989786,-117.8366527,13.25z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-117.8242048!2d34.2019187!3s0x80c324052b97ca67:0x61c9b71fce88e17d!1m0!3e0?hl=en
Tight, narrow, and lots of tar snakes. Good Views. Connects to CA 39, Glendora Ridge Rd, Mt Baldy Rd
SoCalSan GabrielGlendora Ridge Rd12YSumo, Sport9.0010899Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-117.6599892/34.2040017,-117.8088505/@34.2194115,-117.7589355,12.92z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-117.7319844!2d34.22385!3s0x80c33b45ed626667:0xc6f36fff83f3808b!1m0!3e0?hl=en
1.5 lane fairly tight. Western half has superb views on both sides of the road of desert mountians. Connects Glendora Mountain Rd to Mt Baldy Rd
SoCalSan GabrielSoledad Canyon Rd13YCruiser, Sport9.0089109Sat, 09/08/18Cruiser,-118.196987/34.4324259,-118.3822979/@34.4448975,-118.3138869,13z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-118.2384887!2d34.438593!3s0x80c2f4761f47aa1f:0x6a80ee3ee20f172f!1m0!3e0?hl=en
Sweepers back and forth with a short tunnel for some rumbles. Connects to Aliso Canyon Rd
SoCalSan JacintoBautista Rd9YSport9.00791010Thu, 02/27/20ADV,-116.8934044/33.6439388,-116.80773/@33.6734857,-116.8622782,12.92z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
In and out 2 lane with no paint in the middle. Nice. Medium turns with not a soul in sight.
Bay AreaClear LakeBottle Rock Rd13YSport, ADV8.759899Sun, 05/10/20Sport,-122.8151772/38.8232234,-122.7212736/@38.8816542,-122.7890364,12.58z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Moderately bumpy fast road with a few tight turns to keep you awake. Southern end is on the tight side, northern end is more open. Mostly wooded. Recommend going S to N.
Bay AreaClear LakeGeysers Rd29YSumo, ADV, Sport8.7597910Tue, 12/18/18ADV,-122.8392615/38.7832764,-122.8196992/Geysers+Rd,+Cloverdale,+CA+95425/@38.7738278,-122.9924811,11.9z/data=!4m10!4m9!1m0!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x8083fe7e9a868023:0xd7adf3dd64414a34!2m2!1d-123.0372642!2d38.8579148!3e0?hl=en
TO REDO, Nice medium to tight turns continuously the whole way through hills. Going North, if you hit gatehouse, you missed the turn on to Geysers Rd
Bay AreaClear Lake
Seigler Canyon Rd / Loch Lemond Rd
8YSumo, Sport8.759899Tue, 12/18/18ADV,-122.6369529/38.8632669,-122.7182802/@38.8885295,-122.7106791,13.04z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0Surface is fairly bumpy, otherwise great. Western half has many driveways, turns are on the tighter side. Connects with CA 29, connects with Big Canyon Rd
Bay AreaEast BayCalaveras Rd14YSumo, ADV, Sport8.7589810Thu, 01/10/19ADV,-121.8694065/4000+Calaveras+Rd,+Milpitas,+CA+95035/@37.5239384,-121.9234028,12.25z/data=!4m18!4m17!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-121.8343014!2d37.4973552!3s0x808fc55d87354389:0xc9b908cd710dec6!1m5!1m1!1s0x808fce488a85994d:0x14dac9c1ceb532db!2m2!1d-121.8368552!2d37.4427958!2m3!6e0!7e2!8j1565704200!3e0
Mostly 1.5 lanes, fairly tight back road. Good views of a nearby lake. Many of the turns have poor visibility, and a few have tree droppings. Surface is a bit bumpy on the southern half. Connects with Sierra Rd / Felter Rd
Bay AreaEast BayWildcat Canyon Rd4YSumo, Sport8.759989Wed, 09/26/18Sport,+Berkeley,+CA+94708/37.8994008,-122.2105839/@37.8971508,-122.2371001,15z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m5!1m1!1s0x80857c0fdb6a16ed:0xc37ecf3749e4d77a!2m2!1d-122.2521955!2d37.8905779!1m0!3e0A bit residential. Debris is mostly leaves. A few really nice views. Mostly medium tight sweepers. Connects with Grizzley Peak Blvd and Bear Creek Rd (by Berkeley)
Bay AreaFar SouthLaureles Grade6YSport, Cruiser8.7588109Sun, 09/09/18Cruiser,-121.756029/36.5685595,-121.755808/@36.5352622,-121.7649761,13.75z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Very enjoyable medium sweepers with a good view. Connects to Carmel Valley Rd
Bay AreaNapa
Butts Canyon Rd / Chiles Pope Valley Rd
30YSport, Cruiser8.7588910Sun, 05/13/18Sport,-122.3487592/21586-21726+Butts+Canyon+Rd,+Middletown,+CA+95461/@38.6470065,-122.565827,11.11z/data=!4m9!4m8!1m0!1m5!1m1!1s0x80846e157163e80f:0x6fafd44a7a157632!2m2!1d-122.6061516!2d38.7565138!3e0?hl=enNorthern 3/4 is fairly fast, with straights at the very north. Southern 1/4 is tight and narrow
Bay AreaNapaFranz Valley Rd7YADV, Sumo8.7588910Sun, 01/26/20Sumo,-122.6739154/38.5567899,-122.6949097/@38.5955076,-122.7202096,13.25z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Southern 3 miles are 1.5 lane of tight turns over good pavement with nice views. The rest is 2 lane sweepers. Connects to Franz Valley School Rd, Porter Creek Rd.
Bay AreaNapaFranz Valley School Rd4YADV, Sumo8.7588910Sun, 01/26/20Sumo,-122.677095/38.5784119,-122.6052354/@38.5763079,-122.6473773,14.46z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Sonoma (western) half has great pavement ans is mostly 1.5 lane. The rest has many small potholes and is 2 lanes. Medium turns the whole way. Connects to Franz Valley Rd, Calistoga Rd
Bay AreaNapaMt. Veeder Rd12YSumo8.7588910Sat, 08/25/18ADV,-122.4410285/38.3587115,-122.3870379/38.3178678,-122.3272105/@38.3610032,-122.426424,12.52z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=enTO REDO (2/20/21: Road condition should probably get down graded. Asphalt is in pretty poor condition, lots of pot holes and bad patches) Very twisty left-right-left-right, tight and narrow, loops with Dry Creek Rd
Bay AreaNorth CoastCA 1 (Olema to Jenner)44YSport8.7510988Sat, 12/28/19ADV,-122.7876937/38.4368687,-123.1038235/@38.2328864,-123.0492007,11z/data=!4m6!4m5!2m3!6e0!7e2!8j1557928800!3e0
Great variety of turns, many on the tighter side and blind. Excellent views of the ocean and ranch land. Heavy traffic on weekends, especially in the summer.
Bay AreaNorth CoastCA 1 (Tamalpais to Olema)25YSport, Cruiser8.7581098Sun, 04/01/18Sport,-122.7876937/37.8820858,-122.5250328/@37.9373784,-122.6982129,11.41z/data=!4m12!4m11!1m5!3m4!1m2!1d-122.6001828!2d37.8784778!3s0x808591c2e021cd7d:0x1f2889a15c89f0ec!1m0!2m2!7e2!8j1557928800!3e0Heavily dependant on traffic, go during the week if you can.
Bay AreaNorth CoastDutcher Creek Rd4YCruiser, Sport8.7579910Sun, 04/04/21Sport,-122.9955688/38.7125152,-122.9763428/@38.7366215,-123.0107609,13z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0?hl=en
Surface is a little rough, mildly bumpy, but otherwise nice. Curves are medium sweepers. Relaxing ride. Connects to Dry Creek Rd from the north.
Bay AreaNorth Coast
Hauser Bridge Rd / Seaview Rd / Meyers Grade Rd
17YSumo, ADV8.759899Sun, 06/14/20Sport,-123.2806802/38.4792962,-123.1636124/@38.5424356,-123.2631187,12.75z/data=!4m2!4m1!3e0
Mostly small turns with some medium turns. Mildly bumpy with a patchy surface. West end becomes 1 lane and even bumpier. More southerly = calmer. Connects to CA 1, Fort Ross Rd, Tin Barn Rd / King Ridge Rd