Hello Gang, First let me say I will not be attending this year. Wife and I are expecting our first child the same day as Bimmerfest. So there was no way I could argue out of that one HAHA. I am posting the route I lead last year for Bavarian 500 guys. There are a few people on this thread and a few others that will be taking over in my stead. To help them out I have made a signup sheet so as we get closer I can relay the information out. For 2015 I have great weekend planned which I was not able to lead this year. So if you can't make this year, next year will be a blast. Sign up here 2014 Bimmerfest NorCal group drive 1. Drive down - Friday May 16 Drive from Northern California to Pasadena . Lunch will be in San Luis Obispo along with a fuel stop for those who need it. Dinner will be at Slater’s 50/50 for burgers, beer and stories at 7:30pm till you are tired. Slater's 50/50 Burgers / Shakes / Micro Brewery 61 North Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91103 (626) 765-9700 2. Event Addresses and Check points Event start point: Meet Time: 8:30am Address: Target Parking Lot - 1790 Airline Highway, Hollister, CA 95023 Depart Time: 9:15am Official starting point for the drive down to Pasadena. Once the drive leaves this location, we will be using the following timetables for each check point with a plus or minus 10 minute factor. If you are not at these locations, or are not with the group at the time of departure, you are on your own. Rally Point Meet Time: 10:15am Address: Valero - 50940 Mesa Verde Rd, King City, CA Depart Time: 10:00am – 10:30am Fuel stop and restroom break. This is also the rally point for those in the Central Valley of California caravan to join the main caravan. This stop will be as fast as possible in order to keep the group on schedule for the remaining check points. Lunch Stopping Point: Meet Time: 12:45pm Address: 297 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo, CA Depart Time: 1:30pm Lunch and second fuel stop for the group. Choices for food are, Chipotle, McDonalds, Applebee’s, Panera Bread, Deli (local), IHOP, and Denny’s. The group will roll out at 1:30, so make sure to be ready to roll. End of the drive: Arrive Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm (Depending on traffic) Address: Super 8 Pasadena, 2863 E Colorado Blvd, Pasadena, CA End of day one after a long but fun day of driving. Dinner will start at 7:30pm. 3. Hotel Information For reasonable room rates the Super 8 Motel Pasadena. Single Queen $84.00 a night including tax For those who are on the SUPER tight budget, rooms at the Rodeway Inn & Suites across the street for $71.00 a night. You must call in and book the room on your own. They are a first come first serve.