Cleveland National Forest Report

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Mike Mike Motorbike, Aug 19, 2007.

  1. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    and as quickly as snow hat came, it went away

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    sunny and 77ish down here

    when this shelter in place/stay at home order is done & gate open I am going to start doing “beach to peak” rides.

    Newport peninsula-> auto ferry -> Jamboree -> Santiago. ~33 miles of pavement
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  2. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    this sucky forest always finds a reason to be closed from months to years at a time (rain, fire, etc.)

    never thought that the reason woud be a virus and/or crowds during a stay-at-home order

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    the OC sheriff was yelling at some kids parked at Trabuco Creek road and there are tons of "no through traffic...residents only...gate closed" homemade signs down silverado canyon road
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  3. Meatlord

    Meatlord n00b

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    Where is this located? I'm in Lake Elsinore, just got my bike repaired from a theft recovery and looking to social distance on my DR. Anyone else up for a ride later this week?
  4. theGrinch

    theGrinch SNF Dream Riders

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    Well Meat, thats up by Santiago peak which is all locked down due to the Covid. like everything else is.
  5. bigtodd

    bigtodd Hi, wanna ride?

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  6. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    Guessing you guys all know already, but maple has been open since last Tuesday...hump day went up to the peak too

    Sea to Mountain ride soon
  7. Meatlord

    Meatlord n00b

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    Can you get me the details on where to start that run? I just got it back together and looking to ride.

    Thanx
  8. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    I am open to suggestions as it is not a formal ride. I just heard about a running group that does once a year using running/bike paths from Crystal Cove (with chase crew) and thought I’d try it on a dual sport. I wanted to try a couple routes to either skip freeway or add gas stops along the way then start inviting others.
  9. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    Saw groups of 3-4 jeeps/trucks driving up at a time with camping gear...bmw/infinities trying to zip on silverado canyon past the gate...ugh...more traffic than I would have expected on Tuesday after memorial day weekend. "there's a jeep around every corner..."

    dry as F

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    the rain a week or 2 ago didn't do much

    still saw a couple spray painted signs on silverado canyon that says "gate closed" and "no through traffic"...presuming those were leftover signs made by residents when this all started

    cafe open

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    cook's is also open for patio dining
  10. Buster714

    Buster714 I'll ride anything

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    I’m gonna putt up to the peak early tomorrow (Thurs).
  11. theGrinch

    theGrinch SNF Dream Riders

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    how early?
  12. Buster714

    Buster714 I'll ride anything

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    Oh, around 7/730am
  13. theGrinch

    theGrinch SNF Dream Riders

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    ok i’ll be at the chevron on jamboree (need fuel) around 8ish.
    where you want to meet?
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  14. Buster714

    Buster714 I'll ride anything

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    Sheiiiit, I’ll meet you there in that case good buddy. Nice birthday surprise for me. Be good to see ya.
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  15. Buster714

    Buster714 I'll ride anything

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    :thumb

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    And now we pray...

    for more beer. Is it July yet? Dude, we saw Rich! Crazy. Went home and partied w the fam. Good day.

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  16. KICKNBACK

    KICKNBACK Old enough to know better young enough not to care

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    @Buster714 happy belated I will wear this today to celebrate she’s gettin old
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  17. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    happy birthday buster!

    dirt rides make awesome bdays

    it was nice to get up up and away for a bit...nice to meet some new and familiar faces alike

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    ^^^whomever this guy was, he needs a vest to carry his tools...all that weight below is going to change the handling
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  18. Buster714

    Buster714 I'll ride anything

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    Hey, I’ve got a few of those!!! Another nice one by @PERRO-FROM-HELL
    We’re vintage already!
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