Last ride of 2023 on December 31

Completedsun31dec9:00 amsun1:00 pmLast ride of 2023 on December 31Ride around Lake Mathews and then through Ortega, to close the year with one of the best local rides!

Event Details

Let’s get one last ride in for 2023!
For this ride, a selection of the best OC options, from canyons to hills to lakes, with a mix of twisties and relaxing stretches to enhoy the view.

Ride Plan

Ride plan on Google Maps at 

  • 9:00 AM Meetup in OC at Shell @ 13131 Jamboree Rd, Tustin, CA 92782; please fill up your gas tank as soon as you arrive
  • 9:30 AM KSU from OC to Lake Mathews via 241 and 91
  • We will ride around Lake Mathews, then head for Ortega via HWY 74, ending at the Starbucks at 30835 Gateway Pl, Rancho Mission Viejo, CA 92694

Upon arrival, you are invited to stay for lunch.

Get ready for the ride

  • Proper Riding Jacket
  • Proper Riding Pants
  • Proper Riding Gloves
  • Proper Riding Boots
  • Leathers are recommended

Ground Rules

We would like to remind everyone, that each rider SHOULD and MUST ride within their limits. If the group goes at a speed you don’t feel comfortable with, you should not attempt to keep up.

You are encouraged to go at your own pace and the sweeper will be with you always. The group will always stop at important points for everyone to regroup.

Please, don’t feel ever like you are holding the group. We ride to enjoy our motorcycles, among friends and we want you to be safe.

  • Safety meeting mandatory before the ride
  • Adhere to indications given during the safety meeting
  • No passing on the right side of the road
  • Ride your own Ride; don’t push beyond your comfort zone

Tips to ride in a group

Please take some time to watch these videos: they provide tips on how to ride in a group.

We will continue to work on enjoying our rides courteously and safely.

Know your hand signals

Download a printable version on the DROC website at


By participating in this event you hereby agree to assume all risks and liability related to or resulting from this group function without regard to negligence. You agree that neither you nor any third party will hold the group’s Host, Organizer, or any of the group’s Assistants or Co-Organizers liable for any injury, loss, or damage to your person or property arising directly or as a consequence of a group activity. You also agree that your membership and/or participation in this group is based on an “at-will” basis. A general safety meeting will be held before the departure of this ride and all riders must be present to attend. Please have ‘in case of emergency’ a contact number programmed in your phone and/or placed on your bike.


December 31, 2023 9:00 am - 1:00 pm(GMT-07:00)

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