Dirt Ride / Camp-out NorCal Aug 28-30 ???

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by GillaFunk, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Summer is moving forward and before I know it, Ill be back in school. Its time to hit the dirt and get some camping done.

    EDIT: 19Jul09

    This will be a LOST COAST TRIP for everything that can make it up and back. 600cc and ^

    I will work on a route.

    INPUT INCOURAGED.....no....DEMANDED!! however, I am hoping to stay at this place at least one night
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  2. ramjet

    ramjet Long timer

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    Works for me... so far. If anyone wants to trailer, I've got a 6X12 enclosed trailer 3 bikes would fit in. Van room for 12 people. Let's see how interest unfolds....TBC :ear
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  3. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Now, Ive googled "east crack county' on mapquest. Cant find it.
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  4. ramjet

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  5. Hotmamaandme

    Hotmamaandme Wishing I was riding RTW

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  6. gweaver

    gweaver NorCal is Best Cal!

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    I'm probably in, but since I'm on a bigger bike, I don't know that I'll be able to follow you on singletrack. I'll give it a whirl though. Maybe there will be enough folks to do two groups- singletrack and wider trails.

    G
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  7. cme4lyt

    cme4lyt Been here awhile

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    I'd like to jump in on this one. Probably trailer my NX650 up from Walnut Creek :clap and meet up with you folks. I await details with optimism ?

    rgds....cme4lyt
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  8. AngryScot

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    I am hoping to hit the lost coast on my way back from WA in sept. You could go scout it out for me :ear

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  9. summitdog

    summitdog It's an Azawakh

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    I might be in on this. I currently have a Transalp but I am currently looking into a KTM super enduro. Keep me posted.

    Scotty
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  10. WeeBee

    WeeBee Roaming ADV Gnome

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    Kiel - I'd be in for a Usal Campout/Ride
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  11. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Updated. Note first thread.

    I'll start researching
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  12. WeeBee

    WeeBee Roaming ADV Gnome

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    No need to put a limit on engine displacement - let ppl ride what they bring
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  13. Burrito Bandito

    Burrito Bandito burrito eater

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    maybe yes
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  14. Santa

    Santa Focused on the Future

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    I want to try to make this.

    I do have a few routes that I could suggest.
    Travelling counter clockwise, start at say Lake Pillsbury, ride M1 north to Covelo, ruth zenia road to ruth lake, 36 to fortuna. There is a county park with showers and a couple of hundred sites. By late august this park is largely deserted. we camped in one site that was about 100 yards off the loop road in a grove of truly massive redwoods.
    This is a somewhat long ride so an early start is needed.
    Second day, head to the cabin in the pic at shelter cove after getting supplies at say ferndale.
    Day 3, south on usal rd to hwy1 to ft bragg. Cross the coast range using sherwood road and you are in willits.
    At this point it will be later in the day and most folks will beeline for home when getting on 101.

    The ride can be tweaked to include more or less dirt. All these roads are passable in a passenger car unless it rains. In that case usal rd will be a real mess.

    Are you talkin leave Sat am or rendezvous somewhere friday night?
    If you dont have all day on Friday I would not take the ruth zenia road as this is a time consuming route. I would just take sherwood to Ft bragg,then usal to the cabin riding the route in reverse on the way back. That would be a good mix of scenery, dirt and street. That may be the best route for a larger group in my opinion.
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  15. RoundEye

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    I'm interested! I'll keep my eyes open for further details.
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  16. ramjet

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    I always wondered what was up around that Ruth Lake area. Good suggestions for the explore, Santa.:thumbup
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  17. SuRfR

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    Is this still in the works?
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  18. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    yeah. I should have something posted by tomorrow eve. Im gonna hit up santa for some intel also.

    Just add this thing to your subscriptions and keep an eye on it.

    :thumb
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  19. rrsteves

    rrsteves Been here awhile

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    but need to be at work by 3:00pm Sun. :ear
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  20. ramjet

    ramjet Long timer

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    You're not feeling well on Sunday, August 30. We already called in sick for you. :lol3
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