Stewards of the Sierra Ride 2013..

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by wrk2surf, Jun 9, 2013.

  1. C_S

    C_S Adventurer

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    Dangit. Wish I could make it and meet/ride with some of you crazies, but I'll be out of town that week. Have fun!
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  2. ShastaKLR

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    About that...there are campgrounds on the western shore of Bass Lake. There is a nice quiet campground on a little creek up in the mountains east of Bass Lake off Central Camp road called Gaggs Campground. Gaggs has spots and tables but not sure about water or bathrooms. Miami trails area has spots and dirtroad access to Yosemite. Whiskey Creek. Shaver. Huntington. I think there are still cabins for rent at Jones Store...maybe. Mammoth Pools. Now I am just rambling....tons of places...spectacular places.

    Hope this helps...Matt

    PM me if you want more details or info....I am from Redding but my aunt and uncle have a place at Bass Lake and I ride there often.

    Oh yea and lots of sports of the Sierra National Scenic Byway....some near rivers with sick granite bowl swimming holes...now I am gettin excited
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  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    i'm going to miss this one. my vacation request got disapprove.

    you guys have fun.


    charles (hardworkingdog).....sorry and we'll hook up some other time and place.
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  4. HardWorkingDog

    HardWorkingDog Harvey Mushman

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    Quitting is always an option :D
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  5. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    bump for a good time .. :freaky
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  6. ShastaKLR

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    Will the new fire restrictions affect the routes?
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  7. HardWorkingDog

    HardWorkingDog Harvey Mushman

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    Got my registration receipt a few days ago, really looking forward to this. Haven't camped off the bike since...Bahia de Los Angeles.

    Will the GPS tracks be emailed? Hoping to get them loaded and studied a bit before I head out on Friday. :evil
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  8. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    maybe if you ask nice?:lol3call Dave.
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  9. HardWorkingDog

    HardWorkingDog Harvey Mushman

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    I'm always nice!

    Unless you're a Dodger fan.

    Thanks, I'll give him a call.
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  10. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    no and if you are in a official FS campground fires are allowed.. just no fires in dispersed camping (remote)
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  11. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    No I think they load them.. but you can contact sotsnf about that..
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  12. pcvance

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    It's offical Adam, I just sent Mike my registration form, I'll see you all Friday night/Saturday morning, I'm camping at the Elks lodge in Oakhurst.:deal:freakycome on up for the views!
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    It looks like the weather will be nice too! Cooling trend by the weekend....
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  13. ShastaKLR

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    Hello all

    Does anybody use the dualsportmaps app for navigation. I will be using it on my droid x. I usually upload to the website then it automatically shows the tracks when i search on my phone.

    Does anyone know if one can upload tracks directly to the app? I just want to make sure I can upload the tracks without issues the morning of the ride (especially since I am rolling solo as of now so I need those tracks).

    If not I will call Dave and see if I can get it through email ahead of time.

    Thanks guys, Matt
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  14. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    I would not use a phone for nav purposes up there, cell service is weak in the area. Get into a group and enjoy the ride.
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  15. ShastaKLR

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    Dualsportmaps is awesome...no need for cell coverage. One can download maps and tracks that work offline with the phones GPS.

    But i like what you said about finding a group and riding.

    See you guys soon

    Matt
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  16. pcvance

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    Ok, I'll checkout Dualsportmaps, see you there.

    Perry
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  17. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    Yes, it is this weekend!
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  18. slowerthanu

    slowerthanu Been here awhile

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    looking like we might get some rain,lots of clouds up here.
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  19. wrk2surf

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    Worth a visit... trust me
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  20. pcvance

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    Yes it is, I'll see ya tommorow evening!

    Mike, should I bring two bikes?
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