Assault on Tahoe 6-12 '09 until you leave

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by tahoeacr, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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    This will be for Adventure bikes. So far, nothing as hard as Death Valley(mengel pass). Pavement mixed in between trails. All rides will start in South Lake Tahoe and end there abouts.
    Camping:
    http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/ltbmu/recreation/camping/nvbeach.shtml

    http://www.zephyrcove.com/rv-campground.cfm

    http://www.recreationintahoe.com/campground/campground_map

    http://www.laketahoekoa.com/kamping/rates/index.php

    http://www.campingfriend.com/TahoeValleyCampground/default.asp?file=Home

    Date is tentative if it works for most. June 12, 13 and 14th of 2009
    Zephyr cove and Nevada beach are the closest.
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  2. tahoeacr

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    Day 1 will go down Kingsbury grade out thru the Pine nuts (east of Gardnerville) over the mountains out Red Canyon to Smith Valley. Then back to Topaz Lake and 395 to catch Leviathan mine rd down to Markleville. Slab back to Tahoe. Found dirt to get most the way back.
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  3. NSFW

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    :deal I'm IN!

    Jeff I plan to ride the 640A from home. I take that RBA, El Diablo, Zing, and Justin are IN too. :clap
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  4. tahoeacr

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    [​IMG][​IMG]This trail will have to wait til spring to see if we can add it. The day will start thru Bratovich park off of Andria/Kingsbury grade. Going up to Genoa Peak(9,200'+) then over to the intersection of 50/28. Across the road to NF39. Follow this to Kings Canyon down to Carson City for lunch. Or on to NF39A back up to the lake to Incline Village. Haven't finished the rest but there's plenty around the West shore. We will visit/go thru Blackwood canyon down to Rubicon. I will add as everything gets finished.
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    Todays ride was up to Genoa Peak. First time to try one of those panorama shots.
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  5. tahoeacr

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    Tbd.
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    tahoeacr Long timer

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    Congratulations:clap You guys have just qualified to stay at my house, since you were the first to respond. I have four extra rooms. You guys can fight over em.
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  7. tahoeacr

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    [​IMG]time to air down. That's the last section of day 1. Going to have to wait til spring. Too much snow on the North side of the mountains. This is around 8,000'el.
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  8. 2old2race

    2old2race I wana ride

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  9. Rammer

    Rammer Been here awhile

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    Count me in! Sound like some AWESOME riding! Can you clarify the dates please--June 12?
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  10. Redbull Addict

    Redbull Addict I need another one...

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    Wow, I see things have already progressed. Sweet....IN!
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  11. BigJohnBundy

    BigJohnBundy Hav-A-Tampa

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    Death valley just got me addicted so now I'm in for more of this stuff..
    n00b on a tiger.. Wahhhoooo!!!

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  12. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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    Added date to the bottom of the first post.
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  13. stevets

    stevets Dirt Rider

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    This sounds like a great ride - I will put it on my calendar
    which bike is best - GS or KTM 640?
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  14. tahoeacr

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    I would like to hold my judgement til spring when I get all routes finished.
    I can't find anything that's hard. So far it's GS'able. The first picture with my bike parked is a trail we can't do. Got so steep at the bottom a couple of miles from there that it would definetly require a 450 size bike. It's a ridge over from the trail I want to do but some knucklehead homeowner(the only one on that side of Kingsbury grade) put a gate up at the bottom. It's on the old road partly paved. I'm going down to the county to inquire about it being private now. Use to be an emergency fire exit. The second picture with my poor bike taking a nap is not confirmed to go anywhere. It looks like a cool trail but a can't verify on any maps that it loops out anywhere.
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  15. LIL ZING

    LIL ZING Been here awhile

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    tahoeacr Long timer

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    My better half is going to visit relatives. I got a free week-end. Welcome to crash here.
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  17. trekgeist

    trekgeist n00b

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    June '09 ... IN.

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  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    jeff, since i'm the first to sign IN, i get the room with a bathroom....the rest of the FFs can fight over the kids rooms and maid's quarter.....:lol3


    thanks for the offer doood, you just saved me a couple of hundred in moteling alone.


    i'm good on this month too!

    joel
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  19. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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    :rofl Jokes on you! 5 bedroom, 6 baths. Two kitchens. My wife knows how she wants a house built. However, only three baths have jacuzzi tubs so will give you first choice on one of those. Won't be a technical ride so I'll make it long miles to make you sore.
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  20. LIL ZING

    LIL ZING Been here awhile

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    We are due in ten days other wise I would be there. Maybe by the time the snow starts melting I will be able to go on a pre ride.
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