Originally Posted by sonoran
Also, there is a pretty active group (AARG) which does much of what you described. Last weekend was 500 miles of dirt & slab with a stop in the Chihuahuas for camping. Good times.
I ride with Jerry's kids (the AARG! group) and have a great time doing so. With that being said there is always room for another group or two; often times it is inconvenient for me to take an entire weekend to go ride but a Saturday am is suitable and often times I don't have a group to ride with.