About the Author of Pashnit

Tim Mayhew has devoted nearly 30 years to photographing and writing about California roads. His tireless efforts on the California Motorcycle Roads web site have spread across the globe becoming the definitive guidebook about motorcycle travel in California. Tim's work on the Pashnit website has gained a global audience and has often been called one of the best motorcycling sites on the web.

Feature articles about Tim have appeared in Cycle World Magazine, City Bike, Motorcycle Tour & Travel and the debut issue of Road Trip Magazine

Tim's motorcycle travels have gotten the attention of National Geographic, Rider, Motorcyclist, Motorcycle Tour & Travel,  American Motorcyclist, BMW North America, Honda Riders Association of America, numerous newspapers and even the cable channel Outdoor Life Network. Tim has been interviewed on FOX40 Television, Cycle Talk Radio and done public speaking on motorcycle travel for BMW.

The noted author and photographer has led professional motorcycle tours across California, Oregon and Nevada for 18 years, led tours for the staff of Cycle World Magazine and written travel articles for Friction Zone Magazine and Cycle World. Tim offers his enthusiasm and fascination for California Motorcycle Roads to you in person with California's premier tour company having led 1.4 Million combined miles of guided motorcycle tours.

In 2017, Tim Mayhew experienced a brain hemorrhage while leading a motorcycle tour in Southern California. Read the story here... Stroked.

 

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Pashnit.com has zero ads & is 100% free to access because this site is supported through donations by riders, fans & fellow motorcyclists. 

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About Pashnit:

Tim Mayhew has devoted nearly 30 years to photographing and writing about California roads riding 300,000 miles across North America. His tireless efforts on the California Motorcycle Roads web site have spread across the globe becoming the encyclopedic guidebook for motorcycle travel in California. As of 2021, Tim has been designing & leading professional motorcycle tours across California, Oregon & Nevada for 18 years.
Learn more about riding with Tim on a  
Pashnit Motorcycle Tour in 2021.

 

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Dear Pashnite, the 1999-era California Motorcycle Roads you have used for the last 20 years to plan your rides has been retired.

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Two decades later, it's time to rebuild. A lot of work will go into building a site like this from scratch. It will take time. Thousands of hours, years actually. I think only a crazy person would attempt a project like this. Which is why there is no equal. The original CMR had 300 webpages of roads, 600 pages of text, thousands of photos, tens of thousands of links and was made up of 241,148 files. I would like to double that. It will take time to rebuild this site. I appreciate your support over the last 20 years. Hundreds more road pages are coming.  -Tim
 

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Pashnit Site Map:

Avenue of the Giants
Bald Hills Rd - Orick to Hoopa
Bodie Ghost Town
Branscomb Rd - Laytonville
Breckenridge Rd - Bakersfield
Bridgeport Covered Bridge
Empire Mine State Historic Park
Foxen Canyon Rd
Forest Rd 1 - Titlow Hill S. Fork Mountain Rd
Forest Rd 23S16 - Road with no Name
Gazelle Callahan Rd - Marble Wilderness
Glass Mountain - Lava Beds NM
Highway 1 - Big Sur Coastline
Highway 1 - North 
Highway 108 - Sonora Pass
Highway 120 - Tioga Pass
Highway 229 - Rossi's Driveway
Highway 245 - Tulare County
Highway 25 - Airline Highway
Highway 254 - Avenue of the Giants

Highway 270 - Bodie SHP
Highway 299 - Trinity Scenic Byway
Highway 3 - Hayfork Pass
Highway 36 - 1800 Curves in 140 Miles
Highway 4 - Ebbetts Pass
Highway 49 - The Little Dragon
Highway 49 - Yuba Pass
Highway 58 - California Valley

Highway 89 - Lassen NP- Coming Soon
Highway 89 - Monitor Pass
Highway 96 - Klamath River Run
Horse Ridge Lookout Rd - S Fork Mtn Summit
Ice House Rd - Crystal Basin
Jesus Maria Rd - Mokelumne Hill
Knights Ferry Covered Bridge
Little Tujunga Rd - Angeles National Forest
Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park
Manzanar War Internment Camp - Coming Soon
Mattole Rd - The Lost Coast
Mosquito Ridge - French Meadows Reservoir
Nacimiento Rd - Big Sur Range
Old Creek Rd - Cayucos
Panoche Rd - San Benito Range
Pleasant Valley Rd - Penn Valley
Santa Rosa Creek Rd - Cambria
Santa Rosa Rd  - Lompoc

South Fork Mountain Rd
Stony Creek Rd - Jackson
Sutter Ione Rd - Sutter Creek
Sutters Fort State Historic Park
Tepusquet Rd  - Solvang

Titlow Hill Road - Forest Rd 1 

Wards Ferry Rd - Graffiti Bridge

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