Any Reno-Tahoe-Carson Valley dualsport riders want to meet up?

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Gangplank, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. ssmschulz

    ssmschulz Sherpa Rider

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    Today work sucks, so I am thinking about riding this weekend. Who is up for Sunday? What do you want to do? We have some trails to still ride on Peavine or back out to Hungry Valley for some single track.

    Post up with your thoughts.
  2. Solemon Grundy

    Solemon Grundy Been here awhile

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    It's getting hot so my vote is to explore more in the woods, and maybe brent & RenoGeorge can give us a tour.
  3. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Sorry, I headed out on a 10 day Northern Nevada off-road trek this Friday so I am out this weekend and next. Have fun!

    Brent
  4. ssmschulz

    ssmschulz Sherpa Rider

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    Sounds good to me.
  5. 2on2off

    2on2off Head'n somewhere new

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    After having a great time doing a dual sport ride a month ago in Nevada between Big Pine, CA, Tonopah and Austin, I'm planning another longer ride from Tonopah to Austin, Eureka and Ely in mid June.

    I am selecting those areas because of the high elevation and cooler temps and it looks like a great place to explore.

    If any of you have any ride reports of this area or links to ride reports you can reference, I would greatly appreciate it.

    I'm planning my route blind since I have never been to these areas other than on the pavement on a street ride.

    We will haul our bikes to Tonopah and start from there and head to Ophir Pass to the north. I hope we can make it through by then since I understand they don't clear the snow on this 10,000 ft pass and just wait for it to melt.

    Any input is appreciated.

    Thanks.

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  6. F250Pal

    F250Pal Been here awhile

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  7. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    I'm out for the next couple weeks.
    Maintenance and rehab of man and machine.
    Pain meds working well :clap
  8. ssmschulz

    ssmschulz Sherpa Rider

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    Tha sucks. Hang in there and get rehab quickly.
  9. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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    Hope you heal up quick. Sounds like your lowering the Berg. That would make one heck of a cornering beast I think. After I went to stiffer springs I could never get it to corner as well as the stock springs. That lower CG thing.
    Where are these pics from? Like to ride there.
  10. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    Hey TR :wave where you been?
    Yup lowering about 1.5" then adjusting from there.
    Trying to make an attempt to actually touch the ground when needed. :D
    Been struggling with the height but love the travel.

    That trail is off of Dog Valley IIRC
    We're planning on getting a woods ride together soon out of Truckee.
    Come out with us anytime
  11. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!!

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    I hope I am wrong on this. I met a bunch of Reno guys in Eureka this morning. They mentioned they were on a 10 day ride and that one in their group had broken his leg on the first day......
  12. ssmschulz

    ssmschulz Sherpa Rider

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    Yep that is correct. He went down maybe 30 miles into the trip. He was riding a KTM 990 and went down. Bummed. At least he was easily extracted.
  13. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Yeah George, sorry to say that was me. Got the tib and fib in my right leg and did them both pretty bad. Had a nursing supervisor and ortho surgeon waiting for me when I got to the hospital. Crashed at 12:15 on Fri., couple hours to get out of the desert and I was in surgery by 5:15. Got out of the hospital by noon on Sat. Not too bad all in all, but I won't be walking or riding for a number of months. Oh well. C'est la vie.
  14. renogeorge

    renogeorge Let's ride!!

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    That is really too bad! I had the same break in '95 at beautiful Fernley International Raceway. 4 plates and lots of screws. Healed fine.

    Get well!
  15. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    tib/fib near the ankle. 11 screws a plate and a pin. Still have arthritis. Do your PT dude.
  16. ssmschulz

    ssmschulz Sherpa Rider

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    Brent, We wish you a speedy recovery.
  17. rickbt

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    Get well soon.

    Rick
  18. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    Ouch Brent!
    When the 990 bites it bites hard.
    Heal fast, you will ride another day.
  19. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    I'll be following a roadbook route I made tonight, tomorrow morning to estates. Will I see anyone there?
  20. Solemon Grundy

    Solemon Grundy Been here awhile

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    I didn't think anyone was going. Pm me with details, I'm down!