3rd Pahrump NV Rally Nov. 2-5, 2017

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Apr 8, 2017.

  1. pandamanprod

    pandamanprod Been here awhile

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    Hey Joel - I'm in - Carpooling / riding in.
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  2. typeamark

    typeamark Been here awhile

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    What is the gas range for this rally. I know DV. Haven't been riding here. I go to Pahrump to go to Front Sight


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  3. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    Having DV gas range is best for Pahrump, as gas options are limited outside of Pahrump, Las Vegas, and Crystal.

    Don't worry about bringing gas to the rally, there is a station across the street that is less expensive than in CA or most of NV.

    This is the easiest rally in the world to go to. With many food options within walking distance, a 24 hour Super Walmart, a Kawasaki dealer, and auto parts stores, you can do what I did and forget all of your camping gear at home, show up with a bike that needs a battery, and still have a good weekend camping and riding.
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  4. headstaller

    headstaller Long timer Supporter

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    wonder what you will be forgetting this time :lol3
  5. CA Stu

    CA Stu Peace and love

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    In!

    Riding in, again. :thumb
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  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    love to see more people riding IN.

    we have a nice grass for you to put your tent up. no need to overpack, like tim said about the campground location, it has everything if you just cross the street.

    there are plenty of good rides that can be done on a big bike.
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  7. Mr Head

    Mr Head Adventure Hippie Supporter

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    It is OK to ride a smaller than 800 pound motorcycle over distance. It is also acceptable to ride a large motorcycle off pavement and not tear it up.


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  8. TwoBuck

    TwoBuck Boozefighters up!

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    I'll be riding in with a big tent on a big bike. :muutt
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  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    the ride ins get the preferential camping spot. bring your hammocks. lots of shades, and power outlets for your electronic devices.


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  10. Mr Head

    Mr Head Adventure Hippie Supporter

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    The hammock is packed.


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    SonoraDave Been here awhile

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    Banana hammock. :jack Sorry couldn't resist.
  12. kirkkw

    kirkkw Been here awhile

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    Would a properly accessorized vstrom be acceptable for the off-road riding?
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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    rich. hope you still have a room in your panniers for a few bags of the finest coffee just like last year.

    let me know how much and PP$ is heading your way. thanks.
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  14. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    Yes. Lots of mild dirt roads that are Stromable, right @Little Bike ?
  15. Greedyg76

    Greedyg76 Certified Card Carrying A-hole

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    TKCs or similar & a skid plate and the Strom will be fine
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  16. Migolito

    Migolito Prognosticator and MotoYogi

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    Yup. HBsurfdad rides the hell out of a big Tenere on the dirt. A couple of years ago I was riding the annual Penquins ride put on by San Luis Obispo college club. Those hills are really sandy and some are really rocky and all were way too really for my Honda CRF250l. One of the bikes I kept trying to keep up with was a Vstrom 650. I like to think it was my bike that kept causing me to fall...Either way the Vstrom was impressive.
  17. Little Bike

    Little Bike Air/Clutz Sue Supporter

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    You'll be find on a big bike as long as you never go downhill......:lol3
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  18. Little Bike

    Little Bike Air/Clutz Sue Supporter

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    Yep, just don't make a wrong turn with @tbarstow! :lol3
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  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    there was a time when tbarstow led a ride, it took us 5 hours to do 3 miles......:whip


    not that i was disappointed, but i came to a conclusion that if ever i will get stuck, i would rather be with tbarstow. the man has a very high Primitive Survival Rating (PSR)..... i will never be afraid as long i don't see him naked....:lol2
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  20. Mr Head

    Mr Head Adventure Hippie Supporter

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    I'm planning on doing some easy rides. Easy as in something a person of a certain age would ride in a relaxed fashion while aboard an inappropriately large and unwieldy machine. And not destroy the machine or themselves.
    There is likely to be adult beverages involved. Frequent stops. And likely laughter.
    I don't have a GPS, and am mostly unaware of what is where.
    I have been lost. OK lost quite a bit. I have almost no skills that would useful in fighting zombies other than I am an engineer who understands zombies aren't real.
    And I stayed at a Holiday Inn Ecpress once. It was close to the wine.


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