2018 dEATh vALLey nOObs rALLY - March 22-25

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Oct 29, 2017.

  1. m0t0-ryder

    m0t0-ryder RYD

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    Thanks for the updates Joel!
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  2. NSFW

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    john, glad to see a few are still reading my post...:D

    ok, peeps. i got an invitation from Stewards of the Sequoias and Stewards of the Sierras.

    appreciation weekend.....free dinner and camping.....:dukegirl...:kumbaya

    SOS - June 23-24

    http://stewardsofthesequoia.org/events-schedule.html


    SOTSNF - July 13-15

    https://www.sotsnf.org/index.php/store2/special-events

    anyone who wants to be active with either of these groups, please let me know so i could give you a free pass. yes, you have to be committed in supporting at least one of them.

    you could also join by doing the usual registration.....:thumb
  3. 1224R

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    Either event peeps should attend, and dig deep.... these two groups champion YOUR rights to ride!!!

    I will be attending the SOS event helping out Chris.
    It’s a beautiful place to have the event and there will be some great raffle prizes....
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  4. surferbum

    surferbum Been here awhile

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  5. GalacticGS

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    Finally a chance to get through the very few pics I took this year. A few from Chloride Cliffs...

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  6. GalacticGS

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    And a few from the strange things at Rhyolite...

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    I do have some GoPro video to go through - maybe in the next week or so...
  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    all money, raffle $5610 and migilito's garage sale $405 had been donated.

    Stewards of the Sequoias - $1,000
    Blue Ribbon Coalition - $1,000
    Stewards of the Sierra National Forest - $500
    California Off-Road Coalition - $1100 (cash, glasses + misc.)
    Angeles National Forest Volunteers/CTUC - $2415

    we donated 216 pint glasses (9 cases) and getting sold for $5 each. we sold 4 cases last saturday. i left 5 more with CORVA officials. if everything get sold, they would make $1080 + the cash donation.
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    thanks for everyone who bought raffle tickets and donated to migilito's garage sale....we did it again.
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  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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  9. 2wxplorr

    2wxplorr Been here awhile

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    This looks awesome! Is it happening this fall or again next spring? If so, is there a mailing list/newsletter I can subscribe to?
  10. Todd157k

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  11. 2wxplorr

    2wxplorr Been here awhile

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  12. Motopsychoman

    Motopsychoman Not a total poseur

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    Definitely an experience not to miss. A bunch of inmates ride/travel down from the Bay Area to DV n00bs each year. Fewer Bay Area folks make it down to Pahrump but some do make the trek. A good group of folks at both with a lot of overlap.

    Keep and eye out around the beginning of November for next year's sign ups to start. Keep a watch for DV n00bs.
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  13. 2wxplorr

    2wxplorr Been here awhile

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    Cool, yeah I'm up in Sonoma. We took our big bikes down in February...but cheated and loaded the bikes in a toy hauler haha. With more time it could be an awesome 2-3 day ride each way there and back.
  14. Todd157k

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    You really need to hit both of these. There are soooo many trails and things to see in/around death valley, you can't get it all in from any one or two trips.
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    2wxplorr Been here awhile

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    Agreed, we hit it hard for 5 days and felt like we barely scratched the surface!
  16. NSFW

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    still good you got 5 days of riding.

    at the noobs rally, our biggest problem is not having enough fuel to get to the northern most part of the NP.

    though i've seen riders put in 300 miles in one day, they don't stop for pictures and smell the flowers...:evil
  17. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    from this month's SOS newsletter:

    Clubs Step Up To Help Stewards Continue Keeping Trail Open to All

    With individual donations down dramatically it is a good thing that several clubs have been able to do fundraisers benefiting Sequoia Trails.

    • Piute Trail Riders Donation top the list by raising over $11,000 for Stewards this year. This group of dedicated trail riders led by Jim Martens of Konflict Suspension have been able to provide more donations to Stewards each year.
    • Chaparrals MC led by Mike Adams have a great way to raise funds for trails. Mike requires each of his Alpine Dual Sport event rider to kick in $50. Their event will be in September and brings in over $4000 to help Sequoia trails.
    • Bakersfield Trailblazers were the first club to fundraiser for Stewards. They have been incredibly generous with their support. This year they raised over $6000 for Sequoia Trails.
    • WARPED hosts a ride in Sequoia each year. This group of dedicated adventure riders, open up their wallets around the campfire each year. They raised over $3000
    • The NOOBS event takes place in Death Valley each spring to introduce newbies to adventure riding. Organizer Joel Paez splits the raffle proceeds between several worthy organizations, including Stewards of the Sequoia. This year they raised $1000 to help Stewards.
    • Los Coyotes and Ventura Motorc