Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure - Family Off Road Adventures

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Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure

September 19 - September 20

Event Cancelled - COVID-19

Event Cancelled due to COVID-19

Event Description:

The Yosemite Dual Sport Adventure is an AMA Sanctioned DUAL SPORT event starts and ends at the gateway to Yosemite National Park in Buck Meadows.  This event is open to any make or model of street legal motorcycle.

This two day, GPS based, self-guided DUAL SPORT event includes scenic & historic loops in and around Yosemite National Park and the Stanislaus National Forest. Using paved and unpaved roads (sometimes with "hard" & "easy" options) you’ll have approximately 100 miles of fun each day!  We do our best to include as many miles of unpaved roads as possible.

Event is operated under permit from the Stanislaus National Forest and limited to 150 riders so register early!

This event is open to any make or model of street legal motorcycle.

Quick Facts:

  • Event starts and ends in Buck Meadows, CA each day.
  • 150 rider limit so register early!
  • Insurance requires all riders to be AMA members.
  • Get your AMA membership here FIRST: JOIN AMA NOW.

Directions: [GPS: N37 48.926 W120 03.765] From Highway 99 or Interstate 5 take Highway 120 exit East towards Yosemite.  Stay on Highway 120 for 65 miles till you arrive in the town of Groveland.  Buck Meadows is a small community about 11 miles East of Groveland, towards Yosemite.  (Click Here for MAP).

Amenities: Our host for this event is the small, historic community of Buck Meadows.  Within this community is an RV park, general store, gas station, restaurant and the Yosemite Westgate Motel.  Campgrounds nearby are the “Lost Claim” and "The Pines" operated by the Forest Service.  Additional accommodations are available nearby or in the town of Groveland.

Registration & Staging Location: Meet us at the registration booth in buck meadows to pick up your packet starting Friday at 5pm and resume again at 8:00am Saturday Morning.

FREE GPS Training: We will provide a FREE class on how to use your GPS to navigate while riding your motorcycle.  With a few instructions you'll be able to navigate anywhere you want to go.  Bring your GPS pre-loaded with our routes, something to take notes on and an open mind. This class will be at 6:30pm on Friday at the registration tent.

Fundraising BBQ & Raffle: Join us on Saturday at 7pm!  THOUSANDS of dollars in gear, parts, accessories & apparel for you to win!  Food, Prizes & Fun!  Get your BBQ tickets on-line now.  BBQ & raffle funds benefit non-profits that support motorcycling.  Learn more here: http://familyoffroadadventures.com/fundraiser/

GPS Routing: THIS IS A GPS BASED EVENT - NO ROLL CHART IS PROVIDED.  A download of suggested routes and destination is emailed to you a few days before you arrive.  You also get a reference map showing recommended routes, destinations and bailouts.  If you're buying a GPS then READ THIS:

Scenic Ride: THIS IS NOT A RACE!!!  This is a fun, EZ-to-follow, leisurely, scenic and historic trip through parts of the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains and Yosemite National Park.  In most cases easy routes are passable with a high clearance vehicle.  If routes or destinations are closed then alternates will be selected.

Motorcycle Requirements: All motorcycles must meet the following requirements.  Failure to meet ALL requirements will result in your money being refunded and you being asked to leave the event.

  • Quiet muffler with spark arrester mandatory.  Nothing above 94db!
  • Must be street legal with all required lighting, licensing, registration and insurance.
  • You will need to be able to go at least 75 miles on a tank of gas.

Other Information:

  • Destination and routes are recommendations. Yosemite area has SO MUCH to offer we hesitate to limit your experience.  GPS downloads are an accurate representation of the route and include way-points at various locations of historical significance and scenic beauty. 
  • This is a rain or shine event so dress appropriately.
  • Bring your camera and take lots of pictures.
  • Lunch is provided each day.

SCHEDULE DETAILS:

Friday:

17:00 - Sign-up booth open

18:30 - Free GPS class

Saturday:

08:00 - Sign-up booth open

08:15 - Vendor booths open

08:30 - Riders meeting

08:45 - First bikes out

09:00 - Last bikes out

11:30 - Lunch is available

14:00 - Lunch closes

19:00 - Optional Fundraiser BBQ, Raffle, Prizes & Awards

Sunday:

08:00 - Sign-up booth open

08:15 - Vendor booths open

08:30 - Riders meeting

08:45 - First bikes out

09:00 - Last bikes out

11:30 - Lunch is available

14:00 - Lunch closes


Details

Start:
September 19
End:
September 20
Event Category:

Organizer

Family Off-Road Adventures

Venue

Buck Meadows – CA
7589 State Hwy 120
Buck Meadows, CA 95321 United States

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