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Old 07-01-2014, 02:25 PM   #16
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> Routes: (Shorter to longer).

Thank you!


> I think what people are saying is pavement riding is necessary to do any of the riding around the Lost Coast,it isnt an ohv area. People dont stage and ride dirtbikes there

Yup, this is a sightseeing dual sport trip for us, not an off road trip. I didn't quite realize how much pavement there was going to be. I broke down and bought some Shinko 244s for her bike. I'll be putting the 17s on my bike for this ride.


> Spark arrestors. If you do get checked by rangers, this is one thing they will almost definitely check for

Always equipped with SAs. I've lived in high risk fire areas, I WONT be starting one.


> I drove the Lost Coast yesterday... it is only 5 miles from the last
'Avenue of the Giants' to Scotia/Rio Dell exit.

Cool. I'll take her bike out for a spin and see if it can sustain 55+ mph.


>Another great resource is the California Coastal Byways book by Tony Huegel.

Bought it. Thank you amazon. And thank you to everyone for your suggestions.
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