HadesOmega Dirt Bike Adventure 2021 (Desert Edition)

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  1. HadesOmega

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    Good thing I got another bike I take the KLX170 out on the big dune, unfortunately I forgot the choke was on so it's not running right. It's tough riding a minibike on the dunes!

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    Exploring more of the Big Dune. It's not that big a place to explore but we encounter some very soft sand.

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    The last ride on the dunes. I recently bought these traction devices for my van and motorcycles called GoTreads or MotoTreads for the motorcycle. I have had bad experiences getting my van stuck in the sand because it's only RWD (wish I had the All-Trac Previa) and when I finished the TAT I rode down onto the beach only to get stuck and it was ordeal to get off the beach. So I bought this doohickey so that won't happen again.

    After I go for one last ride around the dunes. I'm starting to get the hang of it but the minibike is just not powerful enough for the dunes. So ends the Big Dune Adventure!

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    The After Action Review for the Amargrosa Big Dune ride, it's tough on a minibike

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    Alright here we go we're going to ride Lovell Canyon to Rocky Gap Trail to Red Rock Canyon. I rode this route during LAB2V 2018 but that was on the big DR650, no I have my trail weapon the KLX170 minibike let's see how this goes! The original plan was to ride the Light Bee here but I broke it at the Big Dune so here we go!

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    Next section we've dropped down into the canyon and singletrack it or bushwack it to a creekbed. Surprising how the KLX makes quick work of this creek bed section.

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    Here we go rock garden section! The KLX170 made this look easy compared to the DR650. The old adage less is more applies here, however the altitude is affecting the bike's performance.. Wouldn't have that problem if I had my electric bike =/ After this is smooth sailing almost anyway...

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    The After Action Review for the Red Rock Canyon ride. It went as planned but i didn't prepare good enough o_O' Also I broke my 2nd bike time to go home!

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    This is the After Action Review for the whole dirt bike trip. What I had planned to do, what really happened in the end, and things that could have been better. Of course the adventure isn't over yet I have to get home!

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    The adventure doesn't stop here because I still have to make it home! The snow was so bad and the wind blew so hard in the Mojave, it's always like this when I head home.

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    Last video stopped by the Mojave Air and Space Port since the Tehachapi pass was blocked and charged my Light Bee battery and took a tour of the park.

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    So that's it I hope you've enjoyed HadesOmega Dirt Bike Adventure 2021. With that I will leave with picture I took at night in the desert. My camera has a night shot function and it was the first time I tried it, turned out pretty good.

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    Rasor OHV

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    BLM Hotspring near Tecopa/China Ranch

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    Lovell Canyon - Check out all that light pollution coming from Vegas

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    THE END
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