Death Valley National Park, CA
The official site says the following:
Some of the unimproved roads eat tires for breakfast, lunch, and dinner and you could lose your spare tire too.
So riding off the beaten path I knew exactly what I was getting into.
The land is bone dry. And only the rainy season leaves some traces of water for short periods of time:
The sign reminds me that I am located 282ft below sea level:
Here is a picture of how precise my GPS is, showing exactly -282ft:
Everything is sweetened by risk
Wild Wild West 2
Wild Wild West
Suzi V-Strom '12 (just bough it)
Suzi V-Strom '06 (35 000 miles), Suzi V-Strom '04 (97 000 mile)