Mar. 28-31, 2013 Death Valley Noob's Rally

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  1. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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  2. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool

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    Viva Lost Wages!
    Sorry to hear that. I have taken the liberty of removing you from the ride of mine that you had signed up for. Heal up and make the next one!
  3. joneswgareth

    joneswgareth Welsh Rarebit

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  4. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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  5. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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  6. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    Joel mentioned that he was trying to get his HAM radio license... so I thought I would mention that on March 16, 2013, at the Ruby's Diner in Redondo Beach, California there will be HAM radio testing put on by OAUSA.
  7. Lost Rider

    Lost Rider Roadie

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    Can you get to lookout mountain from Darwin or Panamint Valley or make a loop out of it ?
  9. Lost Rider

    Lost Rider Roadie

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    You get there from Panamint Valley, but from Darwin, not that I have ridden, to the southwest of Lookout Mountain is China Lakes and restricted area, Looking on Google earth there's a wash that leads up and over the range from Lookout but might go into China Lake. There might be a way, but it won't be easy, might not be possible to get bike through there and without riding it first I wouldn't lead anyone in there.

    There is however a very small, very narrow knarly looking single track donkey trail that drops down into Panamint near Minietta Cabin from Lookout, but last time I was there I wasn't on a bike I would take down it.
    If any experienced riders want to give it a go to see if it's possible to ride thursday AM or sunday AM let me know. It's very narrow, tight switchbacks with 1-2 thousand foot almost vertical drops though off the 1-2 foot wide trail and unknown where it goes... It goes down into a wash though so how hard can it be. :evil


    best viewed in Google earth to get an idea of the vertical nature of the "trail".

    36°14'22.03"N 117°27'9.55"W
  10. Pointman0853

    Pointman0853 Unregistered Gun Owner

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    And how does one get on it?

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    should be in camp around noon Thur. spot 59/60 , google lookout city go to 360city.net pretty cool
  12. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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    damit george where you've been?

    we have 2 people and you're the 3rd in the waiting room.

    i will send you a pm or check this thread.

    right now i don't have advrider at work, have to find a computer at lunchtime. for sure after 5, i will be around.

    folks, if you bail out from hereon, just post up. sorry there won't be any more refund. thanks for your donation.


    hey finn, thanks again for adding a thursday ride. nice pic. i was at lookout city in 1987. yes i'm old...haha.
  13. Pointman0853

    Pointman0853 Unregistered Gun Owner

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    Where have I been? Freezing my arse off!

    Let me know what I need to do to get a camp spot, or I can Truck in, whatever.

    I'll monitor this with my iPhone from here out...:freaky

    Pointman
  14. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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    thanks tt for the linky. i am planning to be there. there are couple of folks that i know bought HT radios and i will pass the info.

    awesome website. i missed 4 wheelin.

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    Hamt Test on Line is a pretty easy way to study.
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    Pointman0853 Unregistered Gun Owner

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    Call me SwagMan...

    I know Chad and will ask tomorrow, also Kevin at CMS in Carson City would love some attention.

    Consider it done..

    Now about those Swedish Towel Girls for my camp spot.. :D

    Pointman






    :evil what can you do?................hmmmm...think you know those guys...remember last year 2 x $50 certificate. they are good people.

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    :D

    thanks in advance george.[/QUOTE]
  17. Vermon

    Vermon not gnarly

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    it was advised that I post up,(thx Chris)
    so if others are interested in these 2 rides or any other FULL rides
    then the ride leaders can decide to add or make a second group/split
    or deny :deal {...you'll notice, I chose from the rides that presented this option:wink:

    I'm interested in;
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    6. Hunter Mountain Lippencott Loop - intermedeate –
    Ride Leader- ( r3r3r -(Randall)


    Saturday

    4. Cerro Gordo - Salt Trams - intermediate -
    Ride Leaders-Johngil (John) - Browneye (Chris)
  18. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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    thanks swagman. you're doing them a big favor. the poor noobs will need lot of farkles for their bone stock bikes on tourances,..:cry

    yes yes to the girls, we'll even have a jacuzzii for your personal use....:D
  19. ToddLite

    ToddLite Been here awhile

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    Any chance we can get another one of these rides added for Friday?

    1. Hunter Mountain, Teakettle, Racetrack, Ubehebe Crater -- noob - FULL

    They're pretty much a must see set of DV spots and that particular ride has been filled up from the get-go. Not sure who's in charge of such things but I'd love to get in on that one...
  20. browneye

    browneye PIN IT & BANG GEARS

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    A possibility. I want to see Titus Canyon too. And I have a new guy along and we need noobish type ride for Friday.
    Ubehebe is not that far from Scotty's Castle. Once up that way, if you haven't seen the place, it's worth running out there to at least walk the grounds, take in the tour if you're up to it or have time.