Moab, UT

Discussion in 'Americas' started by NotoriousAmy, Jul 24, 2019.

  1. NotoriousAmy

    NotoriousAmy n00b

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    I am planning a trip to Moab September 1-5th to ride my dirt bike. Looking for people who wanna meet up and ride.
    What are the must see spots to ride? Traveling from NY
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  2. wbbnm

    wbbnm Long timer

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    If you are an A rider and don't mind pain - Pritchett Canyon, Poison Spider Mesa/Gold Bar Rim, Lockhardt Basin, 5 Miles of Hell, Kane Creek, Sovereign Single Track
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  3. NotoriousAmy

    NotoriousAmy n00b

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    Hahaha no I have been riding for the past 6 years but trails in the woods. This is my first season on a 250 from a 150. So I would say not A
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  4. Dan Man

    Dan Man ex-adventurer

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    Based on your last response I would strongly consider if those trails listed above are for you. They have some very challenging bits. Will you have someone else to ride with?

    Latitude 40 makes great maps with green/blue/black ratings for trails/roads. Highly recommend this for planning loops and rides. Looks like you can get them online to help plan your trip. Waterproof and you can reference while riding.


    Can’t go wrong with White Rim, very easy but incredibly scenic!
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  5. TaZ9

    TaZ9 Been here awhile

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    Potash Rd. to Schaffer Trail. Chicken Corner. Slick Rock trail area and Fins and Things. All easy to moderate trails. Lots of information at the visitor center. You'll have a blast.

    Rude safe,

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  6. FlyFishJeff

    FlyFishJeff Gimme Three Steps

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    I'm planning to ride Moab in the morning on 8/5 and 8/6 after the GS Giants Go Big Rally in Colorado. Any gps tracks for the easy to moderate trails would be appreciated. If anybody wants to hook up to ride on those days, PM me.
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  8. NotoriousAmy

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    I am actually riding alone. I will check out the maps the sound perfect.

    With the rim trail am I able to do it if I don't have a street legal vehicle. When I looked up places to ride a lot made it seem like I couldn't do it all with just a dirt bike.
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  9. shrederscott

    shrederscott Long timer

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    White rim trail requires both a permit and street legal bike .

    Scott
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  10. wbbnm

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    +1. You can not ride a non-street-licensed bike in National Parks which include Canyonlands and Arches near Moab. You can ride them on National Forest, BLM, and state land.
    You probably need some kind of Utah trail sticker though.

    You also cannot ride non street legal bikes in National Recreational Area like Lake Powell which is not too far from Moab.
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  11. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    Gemini Bridges trail. Easy, but nice views. The visitors center in town can give you advice based on your vehicle and tolerance for risk.
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  12. flei

    flei cycletherapist

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    Can you ride Gemini Bridges without a plate?
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  13. High Country Herb

    High Country Herb Adventure Connoiseur

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    Hmmm. I'm not sure. We did it in a 4x4 pickup with mountain bikes. That visitors center would know. It wasn't busy when we were there, and I don't remember any bikes on the trail.
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  14. shrederscott

    shrederscott Long timer

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    Yes you can, but you need a Utah ohv sticker

    They are available in moab

    Scott
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  15. mokibear

    mokibear Been here awhile

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    gonna be warm! You might look at a cooling vest. Not uncommon to hit 100 that time of year.
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