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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By St.Stan
If you get turned around and want something...

If you get turned around and want something easier there is a nice dirt loop immediately to the north. The trails illustrated map shows the area, look for the loop between airport and the geological...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
You're about 15 minutes away from it, what are...

You're about 15 minutes away from it, what are you waiting for? :ear
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-26-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By St.Stan
Demand will be a factor. I've sold a couple of...

Demand will be a factor. I've sold a couple of bikes on CL and one on consignment.

When I listed my W650 on CL the ad was up for only a couple of days when I had a guy drive halfway across...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-22-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,492
Posted By St.Stan
Weather forcast for this weekend is sunny and...

Weather forcast for this weekend is sunny and mild on the west side, but a little funky on the 395 side...expect t-storms and prepare accordingly...that is all...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-21-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 38,467
Views: 10,209,175
Posted By St.Stan
I wonder how long a hydrogen powered car would...

I wonder how long a hydrogen powered car would have to burn like that before the hydrogen tank popped. And how far the shrapnel would fly after it did.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-20-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,823
Posted By St.Stan
Riding in dense traffic where you have to follow...

Riding in dense traffic where you have to follow the car in front of you closely even though you can't see in front of it.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,527
Posted By St.Stan
http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t532/Stan_Batc...

http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t532/Stan_Batchelor/5-17-2015%20Bourland%20Trestle/P5170282_zpswtiocxq6.jpg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,527
Posted By St.Stan
^Nice :D I'll just put this here to help...

^Nice :D

I'll just put this here to help keep this fine old thread going. Bourland Trestle escaped the Rim Fire. The main part of the burn was to the south, but there were areas of spotting all...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-14-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By St.Stan
I didn't know about the car on Kings Canyon but...

I didn't know about the car on Kings Canyon but there was a rock slide half way through last time I was there that was only 2 wheel passable. And the 4wd road between Kingsbury and Spooner does have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,492
Posted By St.Stan
I wasn't aware that they had re-opened after the...

I wasn't aware that they had re-opened after the last storm. Sunday when I rode by the cal trans sign in Meyers 4 was still closed, and I had heard 11 inches of snow in the Yosemite high country.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,527
Posted By St.Stan
Looked like a nice day for a ride. El Dorado NF...

Looked like a nice day for a ride. El Dorado NF definitely takes a "casual" approach to road maintenance :)

1N04 is paved from Tuolumne to Cherry Lake, rode that leg a couple of years ago...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,527
Posted By St.Stan
It's not a WRX but still fun to drive. Enough...

It's not a WRX but still fun to drive. Enough ground clearance to clear an acorn if I pick the right line. The Nat Geo map was pretty ambiguous but the SNF map indicates pavement with a bit of gravel...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 66,527
Posted By St.Stan
I figure I'd ask here, do any locals know if...

I figure I'd ask here, do any locals know if forest route 33 (3N01) from highway 108 at Long Barn to Cherry Lake is doable in an Impreza (low clearance)? The map indicates much of the road is...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 146,022
Posted By St.Stan
I heard the gate was put up after some...

I heard the gate was put up after some knucklehead wheeler got his rig stuck on the tracks at the bottom end where the trail y's into the current rail line.

I went into the tunnels a couple of...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,492
Posted By St.Stan
Thundershowers this Thursday and Friday bringing...

Thundershowers this Thursday and Friday bringing chances of snow and temporary road closure. If you're planning to go over 108 or 120 this coming weekend, confirm the roads are open before heading...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-28-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
Cool :thumb That "before" pic was hard to...

Cool :thumb

That "before" pic was hard to look at. I actually rode my mountain bike into the Pino Grand area from the Wentworth side the weekend before the fire.

When I was at the bridge I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-27-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
I'll be curious to hear him explain his motive...

I'll be curious to hear him explain his motive when it goes to trial. He started it on a hillside behind a house in Pollock Pines, broke into the house and called it in, and was still on site when...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
OK, at last...no, it's not the northern...

OK, at last...no, it's not the northern California border or Lake Shasta! It's local and accessible by pavement. The image is underwhelming, but the ride there to get it will be an eye opener if you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
I guess it's kind of related to the drought... ;)

I guess it's kind of related to the drought... ;)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
If I get bruced I'll let it slip where I was...

If I get bruced I'll let it slip where I was going to go, it's a place people should see for themselves in any case.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-23-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Thanks for the info. There are a few "active"...

Thanks for the info. There are a few "active" claims on this side of the sierras that I make a point of not encroaching. :eek1

The Winton gates are pretty porous, up here a lot of the SPI gates...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
Sort of both. I originally wasn't going to...

Sort of both. I originally wasn't going to bother. There were a ton of other bikes out, and when I saw a group of plated dirtbikes overnighting at Bridgeport, I figured I was Bruced. But since no one...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Thanks for all the comments :thumb The eastern...

Thanks for all the comments :thumb The eastern Sierras are really photogenic.

I'll have to make a point of doing more rr's, I've kind of dropped the ball on that for a while.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
Awful quiet round these parts, pardner... ...

Awful quiet round these parts, pardner...

...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-21-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,272
Posted By St.Stan
Almost 30 years old and still pleasing riders...

Almost 30 years old and still pleasing riders around the world. And still baffling other riders as to how. I think mine is my favorite of the bikes I've owned.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 01:20 PM
Replies: 1,241
Views: 80,004
Posted By St.Stan
I'll just leave this here...:evil ...

I'll just leave this here...:evil

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1059414
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
I then dropped back down to Bridgeport, and went...

I then dropped back down to Bridgeport, and went north on Bircham Flat road. You get some impressive views west over the canyon to the steep ridges and canyons of the Carson-Iceberg wilderness.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
(http://s1312.photobucket.com/user/Stan_Batchelor/...

(http://s1312.photobucket.com/user/Stan_Batchelor/media/4-19-2015%20EastSierras/P4190148_zps4hh9yopc.jpg.html])http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t532/Stan_Batchelor/4-19-2015%20EastSierras/P4190148_...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
I thought the Chemung Mill was supposed to be at...

I thought the Chemung Mill was supposed to be at Masonic, and that I had missed it. But I found it along the road back to Bridgeport. There is a lot there and I only scratched the surface with a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Heading north on Masonic Road. ...

Heading north on Masonic Road.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Day two I got up at the butt crack of dawn and...

Day two I got up at the butt crack of dawn and headed down 395 to Bodie, to start Bodie-Masonic road from the south.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
(http://s1312.photobucket.com/user/Stan_Batchelor/...

(http://s1312.photobucket.com/user/Stan_Batchelor/media/4-19-2015%20EastSierras/P4180101_zpsv6vuiduj.jpg.html])http://i1312.photobucket.com/albums/t532/Stan_Batchelor/4-19-2015%20EastSierras/P4180101_...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
There were a lot of old mines along the road,...

There were a lot of old mines along the road, which I love to explore.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Turning off onto Mason Pass road. ...

Turning off onto Mason Pass road.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Over Sunrise Pass and down into Smith Valley. ...

Over Sunrise Pass and down into Smith Valley.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-21-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,210
Posted By St.Stan
Mines, ghosttowns and backroads in the Eastern Sierras

I've had a couple of items on my list for a while and made a loop starting with a run over the Pinenut Mountains and mason pass, and including a visit to Masonic and the Chemung mill ruins, and a run...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,492
Posted By St.Stan
I went to Yosemite a couple of weeks ago with my...

I went to Yosemite a couple of weeks ago with my dad (driving) and they were doing some paving on 120 starting at Crane Flat. The first few miles from there heading east were in pretty poor condition...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-15-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 811
Posted By St.Stan
Great pics and rr and timely, I'm going over...

Great pics and rr and timely, I'm going over Sunrise this weekend, bummer about the grading.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2015, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By St.Stan
The road near Bowman can be rough, and the last...

The road near Bowman can be rough, and the last part of Galloway dropping (or plummeting) into Downieville is crazy steep, but well maintained. Last time I went up that road was on a loaded up klr...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-14-2015, 09:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,453
Posted By St.Stan
I used to get some funny looks on my klx. What is...

I used to get some funny looks on my klx. What is that guy doing riding a dirt bike on the highway?! It was green and looked pretty dirt bikeish with DOT knobbies.
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