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5/12 Update: Changed our lunch destination to Mouthful Eatery; clarified directions

It's time. Long overdue, but it's time you guys. We've talked about it, hinted at it, reminisced about it, yearned for it, and now let's do it.

The general route of the 2019 cruise seemed to work well so I'm proposing essentially the same roads but a different starting point:

Ecoregion World Map Atlas Line





Google Map & Directions

General route:
  • Leave the parking lot & WOT on the 10 onramp
  • Merge onto PCH as you unleash your exhaust in the tunnel
  • Right turn at Duke's and head north onto Las Flores Canyon/Piuma
  • Right turn on Las Virgenes Road, then West on Mulholland
  • Right turn on Cornell Road for a rest stop and photos @ Paramount Ranch
    • Go downhill and turn left towards the main building but park off pavement on the right side of the road like we're at Le Mans
    • Restrooms and single-ply TP available, probably
  • Then back south towards Mulholland and head west
  • After passing the Cornell Winery and crossing the steel bridge, turn right towards to Kanan, then turn left
  • Wicked left turn onto Latigo for a technical downhill section towards PCH
  • Enjoy the views along the coast till we head north on Decker
  • Cool your oil/coolant/PS fluid as you cruise on the tail end of Decker towards Mouthful Eatery

Date: Saturday, May 14, 2022

Meet-up Time: 9:00 am

Roll-out Time: 9:30 am

Starting Point: Starbucks/Ralphs Parking Lot located @ 1644 Cloverfield Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Lunch: Mouthful Eatery located @ 2626 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362

Let's see those RSVPs! The canyons await.




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Fantastic route. I'm not sure I'll be able to attend, but I'll try. Someone has to mouth off to Karen in the coffee shop parking lot when she questions our intentions. If I'm not there to do it, I vote Kian.
 

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In. So in. Not sure what car yet, but definitely in.
 
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Gas is pretty expensive to be doing an Italian Tuneup. Where's the nearest Costco gas to the start location?
 

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proposal; meet at goodboybob coffee roasters, 2058 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404

qualifications, big off the street lot with privacy
neighboring offices likely closed on weekends
way better coffee
exceptionally close to original start point

regardless that's where my first cup will be coming from
 

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In. Maybe in an illegal MR2 Spyder. Maybe something else.
God I love your MR2. Vad was asking for photos of it last night and JFC it’s sick. Glad you still have it. 👍
 

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proposal; meet at goodboybob coffee roasters, 2058 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404

qualifications, big off the street lot with privacy
neighboring offices likely closed on weekends
way better coffee
exceptionally close to original start point

regardless that's where my first cup will be coming from
Oh that looks like an interesting spot. I think I'll do a recon trip on a weekend to get a better feel for it.

My thought with changing the starting point from 2019 was spending less time on city streets that tends to break up the caravan.

Share your planned car, otherwise you'll be stuck with what I list for you.

In. Maybe in an illegal MR2 Spyder. Maybe something else.
Excellent. What happened last time when you got stuck when I was behind you in the MR2?

I am going to try to make this
...with the Spyder right?
 

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So... bikes are allowed?
 

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Sold it before I left for China, I had too many close calls with other idiot drivers to make the risk worth it with a baby at home.

Thinking about wrangling my truck down Latigo makes me giggle though. You would hear my A/T tires roaring in protest from a mile away.
What makes these cruises fun is the diversity of the vehicles so your truck would fit in juuust fine. (y)

In fact, I'm gonna add you to apply some peer pressure. What truck are you driving these days?

So... bikes are allowed?
Far be it from anyone to deny bikes.

I'm down for this, I'll be in my C7
Sweet!
 

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Sold it before I left for China, I had too many close calls with other idiot drivers to make the risk worth it with a baby at home.

Thinking about wrangling my truck down Latigo makes me giggle though. You would hear my A/T tires roaring in protest from a mile away.
TCL's favorite Possum drove his Ranger on the loop in NorCal with me in it. It was lulzy.
 

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What makes these cruises fun is the diversity of the vehicles so your truck would fit in juuust fine. (y)

In fact, I'm gonna add you to apply some peer pressure. What truck are you driving these days?
Can you name the truck with four wheel drive,
Smells like a steak and seats 35
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In. S4. TBD whether new puppy will be good enough to bring.
 
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