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2019 dEATh vALLey nOObs rALLy March 28-31

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Oct 17, 2018.

  1. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer Supporter

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    the new cabins are quite nice
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  2. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    I'm not sure if they built more since noobs 2017 - the ones that were there in 17' were quite nice - reminded me a little of the cabins in Shell.
  3. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer Supporter

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    I think there are more, and they were planning for even more. I don’t know the current status
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  4. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    Cool, I can throw my name in the hat when the time comes and cancel Stovepipe easy enough.
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  5. spafxer

    spafxer Long timer

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    There is that little "speed bump" of Towne Pass at 4956 feet that can send a chill down your spine:vardy in some years that we have ahem, weather.

    They started straightening out some of the twisties last season :(, anyone know how that is going?
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  6. AllSeasonRider

    AllSeasonRider Wandering, maybe a little lost...

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    Can always just take Emigrant for a twisties fix if you need it.
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  7. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    Looks like Dante's View road is back open? Pretty epic road climb. in 15' or 16' (before the washout) I went up through Trona at dusk on the bike (a Feb) - no moon and dark as hell. Next year I did it in the truck and the washout to gravel transition by the Ballarat turnoff caught me by surprise - no issue in the truck but at night on the bike at speed could have been a real problem. Note to self - check road conditions and be really really careful. That's a lonely road to have an oooops on at night.
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  8. rjnutt

    rjnutt Desert tortoise

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    Me thinks you were kinda lost....Wildrose maybe? Ballarat is in Panamint Valley. You need to go two valleys east to Greenwater Valley for Dante’s View...
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  9. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    No, mixed topics - I moved from Dante’s road condition to ride into Panamints. Two separate subjects. I should have been moAr clear. Yes Dante’s way over from panamints not same subject.
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  10. rjnutt

    rjnutt Desert tortoise

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    Aha, now I see! Dante’s View is open. We were just up there last month.
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  11. pjh66

    pjh66 lost in the sauce

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    Happy Birthday Marine
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  12. rjnutt

    rjnutt Desert tortoise

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    Back at ya!
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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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  14. Dirtrdz

    Dirtrdz Adventurer

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    I'll take a motel room if still available?
    Hopefully not too late to the party
  15. aanichols

    aanichols Racer at heart

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  16. Dirtrdz

    Dirtrdz Adventurer

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  17. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    LAST CALL ON LEATT DISCOUNT COUPON 35% DISCOUNT

    SEND ME A PM IF YOU WANT ONE BEFORE I START PASSING THEM TO THE 2020 PARTICIPANTS!

    not shouting, just want to make sure this doesn't go unnoticed.
  18. Sameer Dawood

    Sameer Dawood Been here awhile Supporter

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    Need a huge favor from inmate.
    I want to attend the rallye and will be shipping my bike to Death valley or surrounding.

    Need someone to provide an address for Haulbikes to pickup and deliver the motorcycle.

    Dont mind paying for favor in cash, favorite liquor bottle or any other way.

    Thank you gentlemen.
  19. DSM8

    DSM8 Where fun goes to die....

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    Provide a little more info where are you flying from or are you driving
    Whats the bike etc
    Airport logistics impact some options