About the Author of Pashnit

Tim Mayhew has devoted the last 26 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 the last 17 years, has designed and led tours for the staff of Cycle World Magazine plus 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 an intracranial (brain) hemorrhage while leading a motorcycle tour in Southern California.

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About 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 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.
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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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