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. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Nice pics Matt!:clap
  2. al1979

    al1979 Adventurer

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    im up for any easy rides.will keep checking in here.
  3. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    I'm gonna get out on saturday for sure :thumb
    Most likely on the 950 'cause I got some incomplete work on the 525
    Arrowhead or Big Bear or ... :dunno

    Let me know if folks would like to meet up.

    -M
  4. slidewayes

    slidewayes slidewayes

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    That pic of dad riding off into the clouds is front page cool
  5. TwoWheelsGood

    TwoWheelsGood Four Wheels Bad

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    Hey Matt,

    Likely in, on the 990. Arrowhead (Malt Shop?) or BB sounds good.
  6. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Anybody know current conditions around BB?
    Holcomb Valley? Skyline Drive?

    :ear

    -M
  7. Off Limits

    Off Limits Banned

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    only snow is at snow summit. you should be fine otherwise.
  8. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    :thumb

    Anybody got a preference on time or place to meet up?

    :ear

    -M
  9. TwoWheelsGood

    TwoWheelsGood Four Wheels Bad

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    Nope. Sierra Rd or 138/15 at....? Doesn't really matter to me, I'll check this thread tomorrow morning early.
  10. Earl999

    Earl999 Been here awhile

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    Crap, I can't make it tomorrow.

    Have a safe ride everyone.
  11. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    How about 9am at the Chevron on Highland Ave at Hwy330 in Highland?

    -M
  12. TwoWheelsGood

    TwoWheelsGood Four Wheels Bad

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    That works.
  13. speedygee68

    speedygee68 dirt eater

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    Got my front wheel back Wednesday. But I gotta get it balanced...plus, I gotta take my daughter to her cross fit at 9 am:baldy Dang, I guess I gotta pick her up at 10 too. Grrrrr. But I will check back to see where you guys are at if you stop and eat. I'll catch up...maybe. I'm itching for some serious ride time. Hope to see y'all in the morning.
  14. TwoWheelsGood

    TwoWheelsGood Four Wheels Bad

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    Hey Aaron,

    Would be great to ride with you!

    Here's my Spot: rich.whereamiriding.com
    PM'ed you my cell.
  15. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Hey Aaron-
    We'll probly take a long route up to Big Bear.
    Let us know if you are on your way and maybe we can pick a place to meet for lunch.

    -M
  16. speedygee68

    speedygee68 dirt eater

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    FINALLY!!! Out the door now!! Enroute to Big Bear. I sent Rick a text, you guys can text me where ever you stop and eat. I'll be en route that way. Hope to catch up with you guys:evil
  17. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Nice ride yesterday guys :thumb

    Hooked up with Rich at the bottom of Hwy330, then took Old City Creek (1N09) east towards Angelus Oaks.
    Nice to see water in a few creek crossings, but overall very dry.

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    Then Clarks Grade up the mountain to Skyline Drive (2N10).
    Some mud and several patches of old snow/ice on the way over to Bear Mtn.

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    They were packing as many people as they could on to the man-made snow at the ski area.

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    More...

    -M
  18. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    Aaron got off to a late start, but still made it up to BB in time to join us for the second half of the ride.
    Van Dusen to Holcomb Valley (3N16), Holcomb Creek (3N08), through Big Pine Flat and down towards the hi-dez.
    Past Bowen Ranch and over Juniper Flats to Hesperia, then through the Cajon Pass and head for home.

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    ~160 miles for me :ricky

    -M
  19. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer

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    How 'bout a couple vids...

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    -M
  20. TwoWheelsGood

    TwoWheelsGood Four Wheels Bad

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    Hey Matt,

    Thanks for the ride! Give my foot another 6-8wks and I want a rematch with that rocky bit after lunch :deal