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Upcoming Rides in WEST

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by MaddBrit, Jun 17, 2008.

  1. Sportrider

    Sportrider n00b

    Joined:
    May 7, 2019
    Oddometer:
    8
    Location:
    So Cal
    Thant would be awesome thanks. Can't wait be get back out there.
  2. GeoMoto

    GeoMoto Head Flying Monkey

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    Oddometer:
    1,285
    Location:
    Virgin, Utah & Temecula, CA
    I am riding from Temecula to Virgin, Utah either Friday afternoon around 3:00 PM or Saturday morning around 4:00 AM. Riding home Sunday afternoon. Quick, hot trip, up the boring I15 to work on my house. Just looking to see if anyone wants to ride out. Free camping at my ranch in the middle of nowhere. Go explore Zion and the surrounding areas while I work and ride home on Sunday.
    It's about 425 Miles, roughly 7 hours, gas in Barstow and Vegas.
    jalapoj and nvklr like this.
  3. Scooter_Junkie_Girl

    Scooter_Junkie_Girl Get some. Get a lot. Get it all.

    Joined:
    Apr 12, 2010
    Oddometer:
    108
    Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
  4. Shodan2

    Shodan2 Adventurer

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2018
    Oddometer:
    98
    Location:
    West L.A., California
    Ok so last weekend turned out a trip up to San Jose in a car via the boring rt5 and ride back down to L.A. along rt 101 with a half-hearted camping attempt near a "day use only" campground west of Gilroy. Sure enough a park ranger told us to leave even though we weren't technically in a campground, but still on county park territory over which he apparently has jurisdication. Stealth camping was not really an option given we had a car.

    But, now that I've got my other bike as well (an '09 Yamaha FZ6S Fazer) - I'm down to put it to some good use next weekend!

    Either Lake Isabella (as posted before); or TV Tower Road in Los Padres N.F.

    @Scooter_Junkie_Girl - nice trip as well! This route's a more than a bit out of the way for us on coastal SoCal tho :-( Keep your chin up and rubber down!
  5. petelatteier

    petelatteier Adventurer

    Joined:
    Nov 27, 2008
    Oddometer:
    81
    Rally_West, Andrew and Shodan2 like this.
  6. Ryanbsimmcon

    Ryanbsimmcon Adventurer

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2020
    Oddometer:
    17
    Location:
    Santa Clarita ca
    Holy cow, thanks for sharing that Sherman pass route. Been searching google earth for a way to connect from Sequioas to 395. How was the trip? I was up there last weekend as well exploring around by myself. Found Portugese meadow, pretty neat spot. Alot of closures still in place.
  7. Ryanbsimmcon

    Ryanbsimmcon Adventurer

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2020
    Oddometer:
    17
    Location:
    Santa Clarita ca
    Oh, nevermind, I looked closer. Sherman pass is the back way fro Kern River to Kennedy meadows. Got it! I wish there was a way to connect from Bishop and go west through the sierra nevadas
  8. Chillis

    Chillis Long timer Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2005
    Oddometer:
    17,976
    Location:
    Las Vegas
    When it opens look up 9 Mile Canyon Road to Sherman Pass to
    Mountain Highway 99 to
    M-50 to
    M-56
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  9. Ryanbsimmcon

    Ryanbsimmcon Adventurer

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    Apr 16, 2020
    Oddometer:
    17
    Location:
    Santa Clarita ca
    Thanks! I looked it up. I have done that route from the top, from Springville to Kern. Awesome canyons!
    Chillis likes this.
  10. Chillis

    Chillis Long timer Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 25, 2005
    Oddometer:
    17,976
    Location:
    Las Vegas
    Where are you coming from on the ride?
  11. Ryanbsimmcon

    Ryanbsimmcon Adventurer

    Joined:
    Apr 16, 2020
    Oddometer:
    17
    Location:
    Santa Clarita ca
    Started in santa clarita, then fresno, then up to Huntington Lake, then three rivers, then Springdale up and through those canyons exploring some fire roads, and into kern, then home. Nice weekend adventure
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    Feb 20, 2007
    Oddometer:
    25,944
    Location:
    Burbank CA
    October 24, 2020 - CAL City

    https://www.lafra.org/events/2020-10/

    [​IMG]
    AZ TOM, catfish and GeoMoto like this.
  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    Feb 20, 2007
    Oddometer:
    25,944
    Location:
    Burbank CA
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  14. GeoMoto

    GeoMoto Head Flying Monkey

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2010
    Oddometer:
    1,285
    Location:
    Virgin, Utah & Temecula, CA
    NSFW likes this.
  15. Xskydiver

    Xskydiver Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Aug 6, 2006
    Oddometer:
    273
    Location:
    Buckeye, AZ
  16. kfcz400

    kfcz400 dirt track maniac

    Joined:
    Dec 30, 2006
    Oddometer:
    246
    Location:
    Southern Nevada
    Im new in the area. Only organized ride I’ve been on is Death Valley rally in 2010. May come out to the park to meet some riders.
  17. yzfcathy

    yzfcathy Weeble

    Joined:
    May 9, 2007
    Oddometer:
    1,230
    Location:
    TUS LAS
  18. ADVraider

    ADVraider Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Dec 20, 2014
    Oddometer:
    979
    Location:
    West coast
    Any good rides coming up on Thanksgiving?
    Shodan2 likes this.
  19. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 14, 2012
    Oddometer:
    3,415
    Location:
    Ventura, CA
    Typically I avoid riding on TG weekend. Everyone and their mother is out camping/riding. Too many people in a given area is sure to be a disaster.
    breakdirt916, Chillis and ADVraider like this.
  20. HBSURFDAD

    HBSURFDAD Oops, Sorry Supporter

    Joined:
    May 15, 2016
    Oddometer:
    958
    Location:
    Huntington Beach. CA, USA
    Friday I will be doing a little solo ride from Palmdale to Barstow going through Ridgecrest. Saturday I am thinking about going from Barstow to Las Vegas via Sandy Valley. I expect to spend most of my time dust free.

    Happy Thanksgiving everybody.