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Laguna 2003 Trip webpage

the Riders

Jim D.  '99 Honda VFR800Fi
Grey P.  '96? Ducati 916 Fast by Ferracci
Katie S.  '91 Suzuki GS500E
Tate C.  '93 Suzuki GSX600+
Spencer J.  '02 Honda VTR1000

 

the Pics

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the Details

Proposed route #3:  

Start Portland 6:00pm Tues. Miles Stops MPH Time Clock Cost Description
5(s) to Roseburg 165 f,g 60 2:45 9:25 10,8,15  
hotel for Tues. night 165     2:45   $33  
5(s) to Grants Pass 68 f,g 65 1:00 9:40 5,8  
199(sw)(exit 55) to O'Brien 38 r 55 0:40 10:25    
back roads to Happy Camp 37 g 45 0:50 11:20 6  
96(s) to Willow Creek 82 g,f 55 1:30 1:30 6,5  
299(w) to McKinnleyville 38   45 0:50 2:20    
101(s) to Rio Dell 35 g,f 65 0:35 2:55 6,10,15  
hotel for Wed. night 298     5:25   $61  
101(s) to Legget 64 f 65 1:00 9:30 5  
1(s) to Stewarts Point 113 g,g 55 2:05 11:55 6,4  
Stewart Skaggs(e) to 101 41 r,f 45 0:55 1:30 5  
128(se) to Napa 51 g,f 45 1:10 2:50 8,10,15  
hotel for Thurs. night 269     4:10   $53  
221(s) 3   45 0:05 8:05    
12(e) 7   45 0:05 8:10    
37(e) 2   45 0:05 8:15    
80(w) (toll) to San Francisco 32 g,f 60 0:30 9:25 3,2,5  
playtime in Frisco   f     2:00 5  
side roads to 1 10   30 0:20 2:20    
1(s) to Marina 103 g,f,r 45 2:15 5:20 6,10,20  
hotel for Fri. night 157     3:20   $51  
Trip Down Totals 889     15:40   $198  
playtime in Monterey ? f,f,f,g       5,5,10,2,20  
hotel for Sat. night           $42  
Laguna races   f,f,f       5,5,10,45  
1(n) to Moss Beach 100 g,r 45 2:10 8:00 8,15  
hotel for Sun. night 100     2:10   $88  
1(n) to San Francisco 12   45 0:20 8:20    
side roads to Golden Gate 15 f 30 0:30 9:20 5  
1(n) to Tomales 51   45 1:10 10:30    
back roads to 101 15   45 0:20 10:50    
101(n) to Healdsburg 15 g 65 0:15 11:15 6  
back roads to Skaggs Stewart hwy 10   45 0:15 11:30    
playtime on Skaggs 24 r,r 65 0:25 12:15    
back roads to 101 8 f 45 0:10 12:55 5  
101(n) to 128 4   65 0:05 1:00    
128(nw) to Boonville 27   45 0:35 1:35    
253(e) to Ukiah  17 g 45 0:25 2:10 6  
101(n) to Rio Dell 134 g,f,r 65 2:00 4:55 8,10,15  
hotel for Mon. night 332     6:35   $55  
36(e) to 3 76 f 60 1:15 9:45 5  
3(n) to Yreka 145 g,g,r,f 65 2:15 12:55 8,8,5  
5(n) to Grants Pass 80 g,f 65 1:15 2:50 6,10,15  
hotel for Tues. night 301     4:45   $57  
5(n) to Portland 243 f,g,g,f,r 65 3:45 1:15 5,8,8,5  
Home 243     3:45   $26  
Trip Up Totals 976     17:15   $161  
Grand Totals 1865     32:55   $466  

Previous Idea #1:  Here's a rough idea of a plan... 8 day trip leaving Tuesday (6th) after work.  Tuesday night camping near Crescent Lake.  Wednesday drive through Crater Lake, route 66 & Hwy 3 to camp near Hayfork.  Thursday is Trinity Alps to the coast on 101, Hwy 1, across Stewarts-Skaggs Springs Hwy, hotel in Healdsburg.  Friday is Napa Valley, San Francisco, Santa Cruz and then camping in Monterey.  Saturday is the races (although, I may personally skip them and scuba dive that day) and cannery row and a hotel near Monterey.  Sunday, is the main event at the races and the ride on Laguna Seca,  camping on the coast S. of Frisco.  Monday, Hwy 1, both ways on Stewarts-Skaggs Springs Hwy, camping in the redwoods.  Tuesday is Hwy 299 and Hwy 96 to either Gold Beach area or Grants Pass area hotel.  Wednesday is coast or I-5 home.   

Tuesday-185mi
Wednesday-355mi
Thursday-310mi
Friday-225mi
Saturday-0mi
Sunday-110mi
Monday-290mi
Tuesday-350mi (coast)
Wednesday-280mi (coast)
Total: 2100mi

Previous Idea #2:  Tuesday after work is a boring run down I-5 to camp near Roseburg, just to get some miles out of the way.  Wednesday is down to Grants Pass and then out towards the coast on some highways and some back roads to cross into California at Happy Camp and then on 96 and 299 out to Eureka on the coast.  Hotel or camping again down in on the coast near Rio Dell.  Thursday down the coast through Fort Bragg, across Stewart - Skaggs Spring Hwy and off to Napa valley for the night in a hotel or camping.  Friday is Frisco, Santa Cruz and Monterey to a hotel.  Saturday at the races and Monterey that night.  Sunday main event racing and riding on the track and then off to camp on the coast south of Frisco.  Monday up through Frisco and up the coast on Hwy1, cross back to 101 at Bodega bay to hit the good half of Stewart Skaggs Spring hwy on the way and then back up 101 to camp in the redwoods near Garberville.  Tuesday is across the Trinity Alps and up Hwy 3 to Yreka and then out Rte 66 to Klamath Falls for the night.  Wednesday is Crater Lake and then up Hwy 58 to Eugene and home.

Tuesday-180mi
Wednesday-303mi
Thursday-276mi
Friday-170mi
Saturday-0mi
Sunday-110mi
Monday-300mi
Tuesday-340mi
Wednesday-340mi
Total: 2019mi

Various Distances just FYI

Portland > Eugene - 110 ; 1:40
Eugene > Crescent Lake - 69 ; 1:15 and 
Crescent Lake > Crater Lake - 62 ; 1:05
Crater Lake > Yreka - 168 ; 3:00
Eugene > Roseburg - 69 ; 1:05
Roseburg > Grants Pass - 68 ; 1:00
Grants Pass > Yreka - 79 ; 1:15
Grants Pass > Happy Camp - 74 ; 1:20
Happy Camp > Willow Creek - 82 ; 1:30
Willow Creek > Eureka - 47 ; 0:50
Eureka > Garberville - 67 ; 1:00
Garberville > Mad River via Alderpoint Rd - 57mi ; 1:25
Garberville > Mad River via 101,36 - 95mi ; 1:25
Garberville > Fort Bragg - 66 ; 1:15
Fort Bragg > Stewarts Point - 70 ; 1:15
Stewarts Point > Healdsburg - 48 ; 0:55
Healdsburg > Napa - 55 ; 1:00
Monterey > Moss Beach - 107 ; 2:00

the Maps

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