Babes Ride Out

Babes Ride Out Central Coast

Suggested Route Maps for Babes Ride Out 7 x Central Coast

Event InfoAnya Violet

Are you ready to ride? Babes Ride Out is a true riding event which means camp is empty during the day as you are expected to head out and explore the area on two wheels! We’ve curated riding routes from 72-129 miles that will take you through some of the most impeccable riding routes and site that the Central Coast has to offer. There are no organized group rides so if you are looking to tag along with some like minded ladies, post in our facebook event page dedicated to this event as your riding experience, gas tank size, and idea of fun will determine who you may want to link up with. Of course, these are not the only routes you can explore, feel free to google the area and see what fits you and your needs for the day. Anywhere you decide to ride will be epic!

The Central Coast is filled with some of the best motorcycle roads you can find. It was really hard to choose but we have put together 6 of our favorite routes including points of interest like Morro Rock, Ragged Point, Pozo Saloon, Hearst Castle, and Firestone Walker Brewery. But let’s be honest, its the roads in between that are what it is all about. We will have printed route maps on site courtesy of Biltwell but you’ll need and want to download the routes before hand to ensure you are 100% good to go. On Saturday morning, grab a Biltwell route map from the Ecoslo booth, enjoy some breakfast and coffee, then hit the road! Take a scroll to see which routes you want to ride this year.

DISCLAIMER: You are riding at your own risk so please make sure you view the route & mark your gas stops based on tank size, check the local weather where you are going, check for last minute road closures, and have the skill set to ride comfortably. We highly suggest to have a plan if and for some reason your motorcycle breaks down. Babes Ride Out does not have towing or road side assistance to aid you, so please sign up for the Russ Brown Bam Membership card to ensure you have a back up plan (its free).

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THE ROCK AND THE BEARS | 72 Miles Round Trip

Features:

  • Morro Rock

  • Montana De Oro State Park

Morro Rock is such a beautiful icon of the central coast. Few know that it is actually a dormant volcano, 1 of the 9 sisters that make up a string of peaks throughout SLO county. This route not only takes you on the fun curves that head to the coast and into the town of Morro Bay but also through the Valley of the Bears (Los Osos) and in to Montana De Oro State Park. Once you leave the rock and ride through the fishing village of Morro Bay you will ride next to the estuary and wildlife preserve. Ride through the tow of los Osos and you will find yourself with some amazing view of the bay and the rock before you enter the Eucalyptus forest. The road ends at Montana De Oro state beach and the best part is you get to ride the gorgeous Pecho Valley road again on your way back in to town. The smell of the Eucalyptus is so beautiful. Take a detour on your way home and hit Turri Rd! An awesomely remote road with rolling hills and fun turns that dumps you back out on to the most direct route back to camp.

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THE CASTLE | 104 Miles Round Trip

Features:   

  • Hearst Castle

  • San Simeon State Beach

  • Option to add Morro Rock

Hearst Castle is a National Historic Landmark that sits above San Simeon State Beach. Built by publishing tycoon William Randolph Hearst 1919-1947.  It is absolutely breathtaking and the only place like it in the world. It also just so happens to a an incredible ride to get there. Over the rolling hills with nice wide twist and turns, hwy 46 drops you off on highway 1 which will take you along the coast to your destination. Don’t want to visit the Castle? Check out San Simeon state beach or keep going up the coast to see the Elephant Seals baking in the sun. The route back takes you through Morro Bay if you want to see the Rock and then on Hwy 41 back to camp.

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THE FAULT LINE | 120 Miles Round Trip

Features:  

  • Parkfield – Small town known as the Earthquake Capitol of the world

  • Amazing Backroads

Backroads only! If you are looking for some great seat time on some super fun backroads then this is the route for you. Steer clear of the freeways by taking this awesome route out to the Earthquake capitol of the world. Yep the tiny little town of Parkfield sits right on top of the San Andreas Fault and has the most recorded seismic activity of anywhere on the planet. There is a cool little café and a nice lawn for you to take a break and relax! There are some beautiful roads that take you to and from and allow you to open up the throttle a bit if you feel like it.

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FROM THE BREWERY TO THE BAY | 99 Miles Round trip

Features:  

  • 805 Brewery

  • Morro Bay

Travel some of our favorite twisty back roads to get to the 805 brewery. Hwy 229 is pretty much a roller coaster for two wheels so enjoy the ride. Take a tour or grab some lunch while you’re there. Please do not drink and ride! After your visit, head out to the coast via the scenic HWY 46. Pretty sure this road was built with motorcycles in mind! This will take you to the Pacific Coast highway where you can head south to visit Morro Rock. The route back to camp is gorgeous as you wind down hwy 41.

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RANCHERS ROUTE | 92 Miles Round Trip

Features:  

  • Pozo Saloon

  • Back Roads Galore

The perfect ride if you want to get on the beaten path to some remote back roads. Make sure you gas up before you hit this one and say goodbye to cell phone service!

The Central Coast is known for its cattle ranches! Start your trip with a spirited ride to the historic Pozo Saloon. Stop in and check this place out, yes Snoop Dog played there one time and so did Willy Nelson. We are not about taking the most direct route pretty much anywhere when on a bike so go ahead and take round about way through some of our favorite back roads. Avoid the freeways and head back to camp along ranch roads and through the hills.

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RAGGED POINT | 129 Miles Round Trip

Features:  

  • World famous Highway 1

  • Elephant Seals

  • San Simeon State Beach

  • Option to add Morro Rock (adds 10 miles)

One of the  most beautiful coastlines you will ever see! Nothing but fun winding roads and rolling hills take you to the coast. Head north and ride by Hearst Castle and basking elephant seals on the beach. Enjoy every mile of the western most freeway in America.  Stop at the lookout point at Ragged point before you head back down. Instead of taking the same route home hit hwy 41 for a thrilling ride through the beautiful canyon before heading back to camp.

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Babes Ride Out is Partnering with the Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo

Event Info, Locals, SponsorsAshmore Ellis

ECOSLO is excited to take part in another powerful movement on the Central Coast and beyond! The Environmental Center of San Luis Obispo, known as ECOSLO, is a half-century old non-profit with a mission to educate, advocate, and act to protect and enhance the natural environment and human well-being of San Luis Obispo County. As the only Environmental Center in the County -- and the first, their small but mighty staff work all hours educating the public on local environmental issues, removing trash from our beautiful beaches, and motivating community members to think eco-consciously. Come October, ECOSLO will have hosted over 60 clean ups in 2019, extracting over 4,000 pounds of trash from entering our waterways, and protecting marine and terrestrial ecosystems. There’s no doubt that even the smallest changes in our habits as a human species can drastically change that number. 

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Along with our cleanups throughout SLO County, ECOSLO has an array of programs. Volunteer with us at one of the many SLO County Parks to take part in a Nature Project such as tree planting or picnic bench building. Or take a leisurely, educational hike with one of our volunteer docents throughout the City of SLO Open Space and learn about the local history, flora and fauna. ECOSLO is also one of the spear-headers when it comes to taking action in local advocacy initiatives as it concerns to land conservation, waste reduction and renewable energy.

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We’re proud to be representing and protecting San Luis Obispo County. It’s our home, and we hope you will treat it as your home when you are here as well. 

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There are many ways to be eco-conscious when venturing outdoors - even on motorcycle (stay tuned for our next blog update!), and that’s why ECOSLO was so excited to hear about Babes Ride Out exploring Santa Margarita and all that the Central Coast has to offer! There was an instant connection between the two organizations riding on the fact that they’re both led by fearless women - we knew it would be a great match. 

Chat with the ECOSLO Team at our booth on Friday and Saturday and learn about the magic of SLO County and the Central Coast, and purchase your very own Bamboo Utensil Kit to carry along for the ride! 

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Babes Ride Out Takes You on a Cruise Through the Central Coast

Sponsors, Event InfoAshmore Ellis

We are thrilled to be hosting our ladies only motorcycle camp out, Babes Ride Out 7, in one of California's most premier riding destinations, the Central Coast. With routes that take you down sweeping back roads, pristine coastlines, and lead you back to our incredible new venue and camping space. We can’t wait for you to experience the best of what the Central Coast of California has to offer. Until then, take a ride with us and 805 Beer to see what's in store.