Where to ride in March?

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by CanadianX, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. CanadianX

    CanadianX Oh!? That is deep.

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    It may seem obvious to most in the region but as I will be coming from the now snowing climate of the north I need some local intel. Plan is to come for a week of camping and riding sometime in March. I'd like to enjoy some of the star filled campfire nights, some trail rides etc. Any insights appreciated. :freaky
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  2. Eyes Shut

    Eyes Shut See no evil

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    Easy! In California, Death Valley and/or Anza-Borrego. March is a perfect time.
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  4. junglemototours

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    What type of bike and what type of trails? :deal
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  5. NSFW

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    death valley is one of the places to go with great views.

    we are full but add your name to the list anyway. good chance we'll get you in and how could anyone refuse a weary traveller.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=930383


    hopefully your sched will be on the same weekend.
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  6. CanadianX

    CanadianX Oh!? That is deep.

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    I'll have to rent. Ride a 690 at home, reasonably good and up for most challenges.\

    There's another question - rental options. Ideally I'd rent a pickup and couple of bikes, we will have all our camping kit with us. On the other hand if I could rent an RV that could carry a couple of bikes that'd be cool to....or rent bikes near where I ride and camp near the rental place.

    I have a vision of camping in a remote local under stars far from anything.
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  7. CanadianX

    CanadianX Oh!? That is deep.

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    An option but I'd like to spend some time in the desert and will have Mrs CdnX along for the camping and maybe some riding and she wants hot weather!
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  8. junglemototours

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    March = Moab
    Tell Jim I sent you; http://dualsportutah.com/
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  9. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    See AZ Desert Daze 2014 which happens on St Patricks day weekend. A nice patch of warm SE AZ to ride.
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  10. CanadianX

    CanadianX Oh!? That is deep.

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    ^looks cool but I think well be there the week before, still confirming leave dates. Anyone have pics of some cool riding areas in their favourite desert (US)?

    More snow on the ground today, about a foot in total over the last week. This area of Canada the first snow falls stays and everything else just piles on. No more biking for this year.
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  11. buls4evr

    buls4evr No Marks....

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    Look at nmtracks.com and see what NM has to offer. There are a number of RRs on there showing terrain. AZ is very similar as is NV.AZ is the lowest in altitude and warmest of those 3. March is a windy month down there in all of them.
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