Las Vegas > Cottonwood, Ariz. – Looking for route suggestions

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by georgethegoat, Oct 6, 2017.

  1. georgethegoat

    georgethegoat Adventurer

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    I'm going from Vegas to Cottonwood starting Sunday and would love some mixed on/off-road suggested routes. I'll be on a KLR and riding solo, so probably keeping away from the super technical stuff.

    Thanks in advance for any ideas.
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  2. villageidiot

    villageidiot Long timer

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    not sure of dirt, but

    Oatman highway is pretty rough and bumpy, then theres a bunch of cool old 66 to ride.

    stayed at the dead horse ranch campground and it had nice restrooms and hot showers. a ride up into jerome at night is pretty sweet, and the old sawmill/tourist trap is kinda fun, that old saw really kicks some ass.
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  3. Lutarious

    Lutarious Renaissance Man

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    Search for Perkinsville, AZ. Looks like that road goes from 89 over by Drake, all the way through to Cottonwood.

    I lived in Northern Arizona once in a past life, and I found dirt roads to everywhere on my (ahem..cough, cough....) 1989 KLR...
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