High Desert Plated Dirt Bike Rides

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Jeff aka BOLT, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. The Letter J

    The Letter J Long timer

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    funny... that is exactly the conclusion that we came to. As I was perched on a rock like a lizard catching my breath after lowering my buddies 630 down ANOTHER 6'+ ledge, I noticed a plaque on the ground that was formerly epoxied to said ledge. On that plaque it read:

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    There are a bunch of much better pictures (not mine) of the trail here: http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=997126
  2. Cannabinoid

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  3. The Letter J

    The Letter J Long timer

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    aww come on! My buddy is 250lbs on a 340lb (630) bike and I'm 235lbs on a 320lb bike (690) and I've got 2 false hips to boot!:lol3 These 2 trails are only ~1mile (and ~1 hour :deal) each from start to finish.

    Since we will be camping for 4 days (16-19), I'd like to do a big family (and truck/jeep/buggy) friendly ride out to the Trona Pinnacles for lunch (packed) on saturday, just a ~40 mile easy, but whooped, loop. Anyone care to join?
  4. Off Limits

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    We took the rhino out there last April, some whoops and actually kind of torn up. There's a few offshoots that head up towards Charlie's place that have like massive 5 foot whoops. Thinking they've been testing trophy trucks out there. I've never seen whoops so by and deep like that.
  5. Mojave Mutt

    Mojave Mutt Been here awhile

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    I have ridden down a couple of those drainages over the years from up top, figuring there had to be an outlet. Always got turned back by water fall type section. Guess i didn't try hard enough.
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    Burmshot Born to ride

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    catfish Squidicus Adventurous

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    Thanks for sharing the great video. Looks like a FUN trail. Any clues where one might find that trail? When are you leading the next ride up that way?

    Just a No.Cal lurker planning a Johnson Valley trip after Christmas. Looking for cool trails. We've been riding Jawbone, Dove Springs, El Pasos, Spangler, Rands, Fremonts, and Cal.City area for years. Decided we better ride JV while we still can. Any JV clues would be appreciated. That darn Riceless slipped away while we were planning a ride with him!

    Let's Ride!

    Catfish ...
  8. Jeff aka BOLT

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    One of my ride buddies is hosting a ride in JV using his D37 Hare & Hound Race course tracks. Should be a good time. Great course.

    Bikes only... Aggressive Novice to Intermediate desert and rock garden riders minimum please.

    Post up if you are interested. More details HERE - Sorry for the redirect but that's where we started talking about the ride.

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  9. HAPPYTRAILSINC

    HAPPYTRAILSINC single track rider

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    kap hidezkez and myself will be doing some local riding over the t-day weekend-
    i was thinking fri-sat from hesperia to ??? the mtn trails!!
    if anybody is interested chime in!
  10. Off Limits

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    It's pretty much wide open desert. You'll love it.
  11. Kap

    Kap Single Track Scalpel

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    I thought we were doing Kville that week end???
  12. HAPPYTRAILSINC

    HAPPYTRAILSINC single track rider

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    NOPE, its best I stay local so i can get a hall pass for the next weekend!!:deal then we can tear up kville:p3rry
    she thinks i :ricky :beer :bmwrider too much :huh:ddog

    plus, ur a bad influence on me!
  13. dzrtracin

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    Gotz a Saturday pass for t.g. weekend, i'll hookup where ever you guys might be. PM details

    RIDE ON!
  14. HAPPYTRAILSINC

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    we will probably just ride from my house in hesperia, im only a few hundred feet from the dirt:huh so no need for street legal bikes!
    plus i will have a fridge full of :slurp on tap for after the ride:beer
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    dzrtracin ride'n 2 live

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    Sounds like a service honda putt day:freaky

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  16. Jeff aka BOLT

    Jeff aka BOLT Prefer Saturdays

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    Just got back from TDay with family... came home with the best upgrade yet for my newest power tool !

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    A man's gotta do what a man's gotta do! :thumb

    Congrats! My son did MMI there in PHX and while there, he scored a YZ400 and had it plated there, then when he came home, he just retagged it here in AR...ya done good!
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    Looks like a little bit of rain might be coming our way. Riding on Friday!
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    Mojave Mutt Been here awhile

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    I'm riding Sunday morning from Apple Valley out to Lucerne Valley and back. 8 am start back by 1-2 pm. Intermediate level terrain but a cruiser pace. Any locals wanna hit it?
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    Why only till 2013? I have a reg street tag till 2017(AZ) for 66$. Do they only give a 1 year option on ORV tags?