LowCal 250 Motorcycle Rally to Benefit PKD

 UPDATED: 2012 Results - 2011 Results
 2010 Results -2009 Results - 2008 Results -

LATEST NEWS: There is no rally scheduled for 2013. We will miss seeing all of you this year.
Please stop by our favorite dealership and thank Gary and the helpful staff for all the past years fun.
The LowCal250 would not have been successful without them!

From 2008 to 2012 the LowCal 250 Motorcycle Rally to Benefit the PKD Foundation, a fundraising event sponsored by San Diego BMW Motorcycles, raised $18,000 for PKD Research. Open to all adventurous riders on any street-legal motorcycle, participants typically covered about 250 miles throughout San Diego County and beyond.

Because the sponsor, San Diego BMW Motorcycles, provided dinner and covered all the costs of operating the rally, rider's entries were a 100% deductible donation to the PKD Foundation (The majority of donations have been between $50 and $100, but any amount was welcome!!). 

Generous sponsors of the 2012 event's merchandise prizes were Schuberth, Shoei and Nexx Helmets. California law requires use of a DOT certified helmet and the LowCal 250 endorsed using a quality full-face helmet that provides superior protection, quality features and long lasting comfort to reduce fatigue and enhance riding pleasure.

Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) affects 600,000 Americans and 12.5 million children and adults worldwide. Visit PKDcure.org to find out more about the only organization worldwide dedicated to promoting research to find a cure for PKD and improving the care and treatment of those it affects.

The 8-Hour Mini Rally is defined as a self-navigating bonus-hunting rally.  Explore our novice rally instruction materials at Rally Routing 101 Wiki.

2012 Sponsorships and gifts in kind:

San Diego BMW Motorcycles - (619) 286-1971

Utah 1088 Rally

San Diego Adventure Riders (SDAR)

Lasting Impressions Print Shop - (619) 449-5116

Paramount Gasket & Manufacturing 

North County Yamaha - (877) 460-2033

MotoWorld of El Cajon - (619) 442-0941

Rally Logistics, Volunteers, Back-Country Recovery Assistance and Bonus Location Verification provided by

San Diego Adventure Riders

Check out the May 2010 
issue of RidersReview 
for an event report on the
LowCal 250 Rally.

LowCal 250 - Twice the Adventure, Only Half the Petrol!!