Deserts in the West are a whole new thing. You'd be surprised what a street bike/car can navigate out here, just ask Charlie Manson. However, if the shit hits the fan out there, you best be prepared.
"I don't know what you do, but I know what I do, and I don't do that." --Uncle Doug, R.I.P.
"Without the possibility of death, adventure is not possible"--Reinhold Messner