California - The Adventure Republic

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by NSFW, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    Big aspirations there. I applaud your enthusiasm. Best thing is to take a structured riding course before venturing out and getting stuck, or worse, getting hurt. Jimmy Lewis in Pahrump, NV would be an excellent choice. jimmylewisoffroad.com
  2. Little Bike

    Little Bike Air/Clutz Sue Supporter

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    You should try to come to Noobs!

    https://advrider.com/f/threads/2019-death-valley-noobs-rally-march-28-31.1345779/
  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    come to the noobs rally and meet like-minded people.


    +1 on jimmy lewis

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    there you go, what LB said.
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  4. 2on2off

    2on2off Head'n somewhere new

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    Lots of things to see and ride to in Central Calif without ever leaving the state. Hetch Hetchy, Parkfield, Rock Wall from the 1800’s north of Ramond and Moss Landing. All day rides over the last few weekends I did on my light weight and heavy adv bikes.

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  5. 2on2off

    2on2off Head'n somewhere new

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    Depending on how much time you have, you could easily spend a year, riding every weekend, and still not ride to all the places there are to ride to in California. If you are referring to Patagonia, Arizona, there is plenty of adv riding between S. F. and Arizona.

    There are some fun twisty roads north of San Francisco between highway 1 and 101 where you can ride to the Statue of Liberty replica and do some cheese tasting.
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    damnnn nice.

    central ca is prime for riding now...:ricky
  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    2019 dEATh vALLey nOObs rALLy ride reports

    tons of pictures showing what DV and riding looks like.

    come and join us next year to experience DV.


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  8. AllSeasonRider

    AllSeasonRider Wandering, maybe a little lost...

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    @NSFW all I need to decide for next year is if I'm going to show up on a 690 or a 500!
  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    Why only one when you can have both.

    I think the new 690 would be a perfect fit for DV.
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  10. headstaller

    headstaller Long timer Supporter

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    Husqvarna and KTM should give you a cut...
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  11. OscarFox

    OscarFox Been here awhile

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  12. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    How'd ya like that hair pin turn that's on the first trail of your video? I don't recall the name of that trail but I do remember that down-hill, off camber, rocky hair pin.
  13. 805gregg

    805gregg Long timer

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    The BMW GS is not an adventure bike, too heavy, unless you are Dakar rider experienced
  14. OscarFox

    OscarFox Been here awhile

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    I think you're talking about Kernan Cycle Trail
  15. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    hmm.. not sure. it's the singletrack that cuts across Morena Stokes. Great trail with only a couple rough spots. Wifey got a kick out of it when I locked the rear brake and slid the ass end around the hair pin.. kept on going... ya, I meant to do that..pfft. Not too sure I'd want to do it on a 1090. Looks like you got some decent water crossings too.