Cleveland National Forest Report

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Mike Mike Motorbike, Aug 19, 2007.

  1. mr. thumbs

    mr. thumbs Long timer

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    Hey jackass,

    I still got the 19 tire if you want it.


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  2. theGrinch

    theGrinch SNF Dream Riders

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    CNF always good for a laugh.
  3. KICKNBACK

    KICKNBACK Over The Bars Club

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  4. Fat Nelly

    Fat Nelly Complete Dickhead

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    Wrong jackass?
    19 tire for ?

    lets ride tonight?
  5. mr. thumbs

    mr. thumbs Long timer

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  6. ballisticexchris

    ballisticexchris Long timer

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    BTW Tony, I am still loving the Seat Concepts seats on my Beta. I'm not sure if it's your brother or cousin that makes these. I'm good for 200 mile rides before my butt really starts to hurt. Have fun in Idaho.
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  7. mosey.levy

    mosey.levy Long timer

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    hey guys,

    coming from ny with a few buddies for a weekend of riding (trade show first in san diego).
    renting GS big bikes and looking for dirt and camping friday and saturday night.

    i was thinking cleveland and Mt San Jacinto.
    a few questions.

    1. how do i know what roads are closed in these areas before i go?
    2. any recommendations of routes and camp sites?

    im coming from san diego friday around 4-5pm and looking for a little dirt before finding a nice camp site.
    then either camping two nights in a row or finding a different camp site for saturday night.
    riding dirt all day saturday and half of sunday.

    any advice would be appreciated.
  8. MFGamesta

    MFGamesta Been here awhile

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    I would skip CNF and head up to the higher elevations like Big Bear. Not sure what weekend you are arriving. You may be ok if the weather cools down.
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  9. mosey.levy

    mosey.levy Long timer

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    yah? how come? i know notning about big bear. i did a lot of research so far on the cleveland area.
    big bear doesnt seem to be that much further away. any recommendations?

    we are going next weekend.
  10. MFGamesta

    MFGamesta Been here awhile

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    I just think CNF may be too hot. I don't know too much about southern CNF but the northern half isn't great for GS riding. Maybe Cleghorn Road near Crestline.
  11. mosey.levy

    mosey.levy Long timer

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    im gonna have street tires on. big bear seems to be worse for that compared to what im seeing in cleveland from the youtube videos ive seen.
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    big bear - more things to see and explore. gas and food are just a few miles away. for instance, google skyline drive, green valley and 3N16. plenty of camping at high elevation = cooler weather. i had seen descent riders on a heavy bike with street tires on those roads. no knobs, that's pretty much your limitation where you can ride.

    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/california-the-adventure-republic.811515/page-5


    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/california-the-adventure-republic.811515/page-41

    regardless, have fun wherever you decide to go.
  13. TemeculaTim

    TemeculaTim Timiteo Viejo

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    Lots of great riding in San Diego County. If you are limited to hard-pack or gravel. Boulder Creek Road out of Descanso - Pine Mountain Road- in the Lagunas - Four Corners\Lake Morena in the Southern section of the CNF ( which is the better of the two :thumb), or North SD County Nate Harrison Grade and Palomar Divide trails. Or into Riverside County where you have Thomas Mountain and the Santa Rosa Mountains. You could do a loop down into Anza Borrego State Park and back on some fun twisties.....All within 1-2 hours of downtown.
  14. KICKNBACK

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    Love it when you can see the military guys blowing up stuff from the peak big flashes and the deep booms from big guns on Camp Pendleton
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  15. MFGamesta

    MFGamesta Been here awhile

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    Not 1 bike between Ortega and the top.

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    HBSURFDAD Oops, Sorry

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    How many near miss Jeeps?
  17. MFGamesta

    MFGamesta Been here awhile

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    Was very tame. There was a hiking running event up Horsetheif and then South to Main Dived. The I was extremely respectful to the walkers/hikers/runners. But the entitled asshole at one of the watering stations almost assaulted me as I was creeping through the water station.

    We only got a handful of roads left to ride on and these kooks gotta have a contest on one. Most of the folks respected that I slowed down for them but a few entitled "runners" still gave plenty of stink-eye.

    Anyways, it was fun. Great riding weather.
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  18. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    dang

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    was stuck working...now stuck taking a girl on a date (alternatively: hey baby, want to nearly fall off the back of a bike not designed to off-road, and ride dangerously up a 45 minute trip up a mountain?)...maybe tomorrow after work!

    well...at least I'm riding (both! ha)
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  19. KICKNBACK

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    Ya but the bike ride will last longer :rofl
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  20. radbrad511

    radbrad511 Been here awhile

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    Was up there Friday afternoon. Clouds right to the ground at the peak, Cool. Saw no one. Roads (rode most of them) dug up, rocky and slick, perfect training! Tried to remember CNF Sucks but, just enjoyed riding my Motorcycle anyway.