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Fat Cat’s Lunch Ride
July 24 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
- Road Captain: Phil ‘Rain Man’ Rietz
- Departure Briefing: 9:30 am
- Departure Time: 9:45 am
- Departure Point: Chevron Station on Santa Maria Way
SIGNUPS FOR THIS RIDE ARE NOW CLOSED!
CE – THIS IS A CLOSED RIDE TO THE PUBLIC. MEMBERS MAY BRING ONE GUEST WITH THEM.
PLEASE ARRIVE 20 – 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE PRE-RIDE BRIEFING! (This will allow you time to visit other riders, use the restroom, fuel up, get a cup of coffee, etc.)
PLEASE BRING YOUR SM HOG MEMBERSHIP CARD FOR CURRENT STATUS!
Ride Rating: Moderate
We will depart the Chevron parking lot and cross two lanes of traffic to get in the left turn lane at the traffic light. We will get on the northbound Highway 101 entrance ramp and travel to the Highway 166 exit where we will make a right-hand turn and then an immediate left-hand turn onto S. Thompson Avenue / N. Thompson Avenue. We will continue past Nipomo and N. Thompson Road will turn into Los Barros Road. We will head west on Los Barros Road in Arroyo Grande (20.2 miles) to Valley Road where we will turn right. We will continue north on Valley Road to Fair Oaks Avenue where we will turn right. We will stay on this road passing over Highway 101 until we come to Traffic Way where we will turn right and then left onto E. Cherry Avenue (1.5 miles). We will travel a short distance through the residential area and make a right on Branch Mill Road. We will stay on Branch Mill Road until we come to the intersection of Huasna Road (2.6 miles) where we will turn left and travel to Lopez Drive where we will turn right. Just after we pass the Lopez Water Treatment Plant that will be on our left, we will turn left onto Orcutt Road (2.7 miles). Now traveling north, we will travel past several vineyards until Orcutt Road turns into Tank Farm Road. We will stay on Tank Farm Road traveling on the north side of San Luis Obispo Airport and continue west on Tank Farm Road until we get to the traffic signal at the intersection of S. Higuera Street where we will turn left (8.8 miles). We will travel south on S. Higuera Street and just after we pass under Highway 101 we will travel a short distance and turn right onto the frontage road which is Ontario Road. This will take us to San Luis Bay Drive (5.6 miles) where we will turn right and head towards Avila Beach Drive where we will turn right and travel through Avila Beach along the coast until we reach our destination Fat Cats (4.5 miles) and we will find available parking. You will want to be aware of where you park as the city is now charging for parking in certain areas around Fat Cats and the Pier. Total miles: 46.8 miles and approx. 1 hr. 6 min.
Fat Cats will be the destination / termination point for the ride.
Please sign-up on the website so I can get a headcount for the restaurant. I WILL be making reservations. If you do not sign-up then you will be on your own. Cutoff for signups will be Friday, July 23rd at noon. No exceptions!
Let me know if you have any questions please let me know by contacting me at PhilipRietz@comcast.net or 805-757-9202.