Best Noob "Day Trip" Trail/Ride in So Cal? La Verne/Los Angeles

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Rhino-1, Nov 19, 2010.

  1. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Almost every time I stopped in, they had a mariachi band taking requests :strum

    I try not to discriminate :thumb

    I am still planning to be there, but down to just fri-sat-sun now :(
    Let me know what I can do to help out :deal

    Dangit. Think I saw a 950GO! and GS at The Joint around noon. Was that you?
    Should've stopped, but misread my clock and thought I was running late so kept moving on.

    If I saw someone doing that, they would find knobby tire tracks across their bike, helmet, and face... and then things would get messy :fight

    -M
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  2. iconia

    iconia Adventurer

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    I got room for a cat, been looking for a buddy.
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  3. aanichols

    aanichols Racer at heart

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    ya that was me, I was at the joint having a beer and burger.
  4. pvt joker

    pvt joker Latebird

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    Anything up for Sunday?
  5. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    Or Saturday?
  6. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    No plans for the weekend yet, so either day is good...
    ... but need to check with dad to see if he wants to ride. He has priority :nod

    -M
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  7. SlowerThanYou

    SlowerThanYou I'm Del

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    We and a couple of budies are looking for a ride saturday morning.
  8. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Gonna meet my dad for an easy local ride on sunday.
    Maybe only half day, or might stretch it out a bit :dunno

    -M
  9. pvt joker

    pvt joker Latebird

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    I'll join you if I can get a bike ready in time.
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  10. pvt joker

    pvt joker Latebird

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    Chevron at 15/Sierra. Not sure whether its 8 or 9.
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  11. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Well...
    This time meeting dad 9am at the Shell station on Devore Rd just off the 215.
    I think we'll be going up Palm Ave / 2N49 towards Monument Pk.
    Might end up at Lake Gregory / Toni's for lunch.
    Small bikes, slow and easy pace.

    -M
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  12. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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    I'm a maybe. If i don't see you say HI to your Dad.
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  13. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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    Fun ride today w/ Matt, Bob, and Mike. Great weather.
    Couple little vids of waterfall by lake Gregory?

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  14. pvt joker

    pvt joker Latebird

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  15. Greedyg76

    Greedyg76 Certified Card Carrying A-hole

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    that one on the left is one of the fattest small bikes I've ever seen :hide
  16. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Thanks for coming out to ride yesterday guys :clap

    Really great to see Marty (fmfpunk) again on his mighty 950. Has been way too long buddy.
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    Also cool to see Mike (pvt joker) on his new scoot :ricky
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    ... and of course, nothing beats a day on the bikes with dad :nod
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    Weather was great, and surprisingly warm as the day wore on.

    Lots of erosion at the bottom of 2N49, and the loose rocky section towards the top seems to be getting worse every year. Met a guy on a 650Strom just below Monument Peak, working his way down. Wrong bike with wrong tires, but he seemed to be in good spirits. Gonna need it, 'cause he was in for a long slow ride to the bottom.

    Nice damp dirt under the trees on the north side down to Silverwood Lake. Fun stuff along 2N59 above Hwy138. Thru the Miller Canyon staging area and then up Dart Canyon to Lake Gregory for lunch.

    Afterwards, back down to Burnt Mill Rd and the waterfall in Marty's vid at Seeley Creek. Then all the way out Hwy138 to ride the twisties down to I15 for maybe the last time. Construction project to straighten it all out is moving ahead again, with a 2 week closure scheduled at the end of this month.

    Well... Marty throws it around like a small bike so its all good :thumb

    -M
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  17. headstaller

    headstaller Long timer

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    Great pic. Envy for many....
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  18. SlowerThanYou

    SlowerThanYou I'm Del

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    Anyone know if there are any trails/fire roads up Glendora Mountain Road? heading up there tomorrow morning about 9 with 2 others if anyone wants to join...or has a better idea.
  19. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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    Not that i know of. There's a trail, but mountain bikes only.
  20. TwoWheelsGood

    TwoWheelsGood Four Wheels Bad

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    Any interest in a Sunday ride? Staging from McD's at 138 and 15, ride Cleghorn, blah, blah to the malt shop in Arrowhead-esque? I"ll be on the 570