My son and I really had a good time on our first bomb run last year. Tom took us up to Chiriaco Summit and back by way of the canal, I think it was about a 60 mile loop. My son Charlie, then 12, thought Tom was cool !! We are in and maybe with son #2 also, so maybe 3 this year for us.
Just a thought, I would be up for donating to a tip jar to help cover the Gearharts expenses, Dirk