Sherwood Road - FB to Willits

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Mendodave, Jul 25, 2020.

  1. Mendodave

    Mendodave Road Scholar

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    deep dusty, like 4-6" in places.

    for those of you who have done this, Usal to the beach, Low Gap to Ukiah, etc....
    how do they compare to say the medium and hard splits of the Continental Divide trail and the TransAmericaTrail?

    My bro in law is a newbie, I have quite a bit of experience in big bike dirt riding, just want to be able to tell him what to expect.

    both of us on F650 Funduros

    Plan is eastbound on TAT to CDT north to Canada.

    we were going to go next month but putting off due to COVID
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  2. TwilightZone

    TwilightZone Long timer Supporter

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    Well, it's a dirt road ride through the trees. No big hills. No cliffs. No drop-offs. No rocks.
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  3. larryboy

    larryboy Stable genius.

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    It really depends on what version of the TAT you're taking. I've ridden all that stuff up in your neck of the woods. The original TAT that I've ridden is considerably more difficult than Sherwood or Low Gap type roads. The CDT that I rode was super basic gravel road riding, what made it hard was riding each state in 2 days or less... Wyoming in one day.
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