Originally Posted by DAKEZ
The I-5 Corridor of Oregon and Washington (a.k.a. The Wet Side) have worked out well for me since 1989.
Never gets too hot. Sure it rains some the roads are generally clear of snow and ice about 360 days a year.
The great roads are alomost endless. (Dirt and Paved)
CA. is a nice place to visit or ride through but I would NEVER live there.
Dude... No Way! I'll give you the border N. Southern Wa is nice. but the Entire State of Oregon's 55MPH limit and aggressive revenue collections put it near the bottom of my list :)
Eastern OR/WA are nice too, but too cold for my moto riding sensibilities. Socal is the best, no doubt!
I'll add another plus, because of lane splitting, motorists in SoCal actually LOOK for bikers. Another huge NEg for Wa & OR