Angeles National Forest/Big Bear Ride

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    sito, if you're thinking of taking hw38 to seven oaks to moonridge, looks like a lot of slabbing on that one, i prefer not. but we can explore that area sunday morning after brunch and even take that on the way home.

    another route after lytle creek is mt pike rd, enter from palm ave, just above the fw215. that's the quickest to get to a higher elevation, then to lake gregory. then after that we have to slab all the way to green valley via hw18 to get back to dirt. from green valley take big pine flat rd (dirt) to holcomb valley creek to camp.

    the good thing about hysteria :rofl and coxey, it's mostly dirt and in 2 1/2 hours we will be in camp. the less experienced riders will be comfortable on this route.

    we can finalize the ride up plan in the next couple of days.


    for sure we will be stopping for breakfast in wrightwood from 9 to 10 am..or earlier, depends how early the FFs want to get up in the morning.

    what sito's saying makes sense, having breakfast at 9am may be too late, but who wants to get up at 6am and ride :ricky so we can get to wrightwood by 8am.....:ear
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  2. SepticSkeptic

    SepticSkeptic Been here awhile

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    Creative scheduling and a bit of juggling says I'm a go. :ricky

    Should have my new seat by Thursday :wink:
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  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    here's the weekend line up...:ricky
    septic
    duner :dg
    duner's gf :dg
    sospe :dg
    sospe's wife:dg
    sopascat :dg
    sopas son :dg
    sopas daughter :dg
    sopas jon:dg
    8)H :dg
    rruuger :dg
    sito :dg
    tbarstow :dg
    dannyG :dg
    alon :dg
    2wheelsgood
    randym
    imgonnasnap

    :dg burger, chips, and chili beans...byob

    sat ride....:beer
    artboy
    jonz
    riceless
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  4. RandyM

    RandyM Less talk, More ride

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    I'm probably going to head out to Holcomb valley campground on Thrusday or Friday and get a camp site. Then do a little exploring on my own and see you all on Saturday. I'll post up my final plans before I leave.
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  5. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    from the looks of who's camping, we need 3 campsites. randy, for sat, if you can find 3 adjoing campsites and level ground it will be greatly appreciated.....:thumb
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  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    this is from mapsource, the distance is pretty accurate and the driving time should be less since we're on 2 wheels.

    horseflats to wrightwood...............32 miles @ 0.75 hour
    wrightwood to lytle creek trailhead...8 miles @ 0.25 hour
    lytle creek to cleghorn..................17 miles @ 3.0 hours
    cleghorn/3n44 to summit.................7 miles @ 1.0 hour
    summit to holcomb campground.... 45 miles @ 5.0 hours

    total miles 122 miles and make sure you get gas in wrightwood if you need to....:deal

    driving time is 10 hours, though we could do it @ 8 hours on a bike + breaktime....:ricky

    if we leave wrightwood by 10:30 am, we should make it to camp at around 7:00 to 8:00 pm. there will be enough time to set up our tents and do the bar-b-q.....:tb


    sopascat and duner will bring the support vehicles. contact them if you need to stash your camping equipment and place to keep our refreshement icy cold.
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  7. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint. Supporter

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    one more for diner... Alon :wink:
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  8. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    i might be down to meet you guys at the bottom of Lynx around 6ish for some evening rockin and rollin !!!!!!!!:beer:ricky:slurp:chace


    i'll text Noel and/or Joel when i get off of work Friday.:deal
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  9. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer Supporter

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    We're getting ready for the weekend, we filled a tank of propane.....

    we're wondering, do we need to have an adventure pass on the truck & bikes to overnight in the campground in ANF?
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  10. cribaby

    cribaby Dirt/Street? No Wait Dirt

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    Kathy,
    I believe that the campground fee covers you for your stay.

    Charlie
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  11. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    :thumb and the first beer on me at newcomb's....:beer


    ok, added alon to the list and no cheese for 2 FFs....:deal
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  12. Luv2putt

    Luv2putt RETIRED!!

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    My wife and I will probably come up for the day Saturday in the Expo and leave in the evening. Maybe a kid or two to enjoy the mountain air. No riding for me, but I can sit on my a$$ better then most, drink beer and cook for you guys so dinner is ready when you arrive in camp from riding, just let me know where the grub is located. Is Cathy bringing that killer BBQ setup?
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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    :thumb :wave :nod awesome.

    yeah cathy's grill, firewood, and food will be in the support vehicle. look for randym on dr350, most likely he'll be at the camp first, then the sopas kids.

    :ricky
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  14. doubleoh7

    doubleoh7 AKA Chief FallsAlot

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    I can volunteer a support vehicle. H8chains, sent you a pm.

    here it is:

    [​IMG]
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  15. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint. Supporter

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    so looks like my 650 is out (serviced at BMW of Hollywood... so now my sub frame missing bolts and my new air shook is not holding pressure...)

    now the question is, is this ride GS doable?
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  16. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    like i said at the other thread.....i will let tomer answer your question....:lol3

    maybe take some riding lesson from him....:thumb

    hint...sospelotudo will be riding 2up........:ricky

    hmmmm, if tim can chime in....you will have a better answer....:eek1
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  17. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    dang scott, that's a sweet ride...:tb

    though we have 2 support vehicle, you're welcome to come along and carry the beverages. i believe the other sv will be taking the pavement on the way to the campsites.

    :wave
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  18. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    Danny - put some TKC's on the GS, it will do fine. (Note the lack of TKC's in above photo.)
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  19. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint. Supporter

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    i will try to TKC:wink:
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  20. Bonay

    Bonay getlost

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    from wrightwood to cleghorn, you can find dirt by:

    east out of wrightwood on 2
    right on lone pine canyon rd (paved)
    left, right, left then down the hill a mile or so
    right on 3N31 (dirt)
    follow 3N31 (lytle creek ridge)
    left on 2N57 (i think its called)
    right on pine canyon
    cross RR tracks
    left on old cajon rd
    follow under 15 fwy and you're on cleghorn 2N47 dirt to Silverwood.

    happy trails