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Old 10-24-2012, 10:11 AM   #691
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U sound like a man whose headed back.. When?
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Old 10-25-2012, 06:44 PM   #692
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U sound like a man whose headed back.. When?
I like to take about 4 trips to DV every winter. No dates when I will return yet but I will probably take my son out for some exploring two times in November.

Sometimes I just go on the spur of the moment if everything lines up.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:31 PM   #693
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we'll b out there

Nov 17th if you'd like to link up. Staying until Tue or Wed.
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Old 10-26-2012, 10:04 PM   #694
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FWIW, Walt sometimes has gas in Gold Point.
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:50 AM   #695
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FWIW, Walt sometimes has gas in Gold Point.
Walt had gas to sell us when we were there but we had enough to get to Beatty.

If you plan to ride in the north part of DV and it works out to ride to Gold Point, call Walt and make sure he has gas before you plan for it. They have a web site with contact information here: http://www.goldpointghosttown.com/
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Old 10-28-2012, 03:18 PM   #696
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I'd like to get an update on the following:

1. Manly Pass (the escape route)
2. Goler Wash
3. Mengle Pass
3. Butte Valley Road
4. West Side Highway
5. Echo Canyon

If any of you have ridden any of these recently, let us know what the conditions are like.

Thanks.
http://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisi...ryroads.htmHey you can get to the road report from here it has most of what you asked and is updated all the time. B
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Old 10-28-2012, 08:49 PM   #697
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http://www.nps.gov/deva/planyourvisit/backcountryroads.htm Hey you can get to the road report from here it has most of what you asked and is updated all the time. B
Wow!! What a handy dandy resource!! Thanks for sharing that one!

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Old 10-28-2012, 10:01 PM   #698
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this thread is great. i love dv and planning to it again next march for the 8th noobs rally.

maybe get out there this thanksgiving.

thanks jim for the updates and pics. very useful, motivating and entertaining.
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Old 10-29-2012, 03:33 PM   #699
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this thread is great. i love dv and planning to it again next march for the 8th noobs rally.

maybe get out there this thanksgiving.

thanks jim for the updates and pics. very useful, motivating and entertaining.
If you show up for T-Day look for the signature fire pit at site 15, Ill be there.



Anyone (well most anyone) is welcome around the campfire.
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Old 10-30-2012, 10:52 AM   #700
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Details

Thanks for the report. 2on2off. Just spent a few days out there, and heard from the ranger at Lone Pine about all the road closures, but having the details from you is so much better.

BTW, I'm loving my tubeless tires on my DR350...
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Old 10-30-2012, 01:23 PM   #701
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If you show up for T-Day look for the signature fire pit at site 15, Ill be there.



Anyone (well most anyone) is welcome around the campfire.
thanks dave. will let you know before t-day.

also thinking of spending a couple days at the hot springs. trunks mandatory.


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Thanks for the report. 2on2off. Just spent a few days out there, and heard from the ranger at Lone Pine about all the road closures, but having the details from you is so much better.

BTW, I'm loving my tubeless tires on my DR350...

hi pete. good to see you're all over the place. last time i saw you was in baja during the 250 in 2010.
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Old 10-30-2012, 06:38 PM   #702
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hi pete. good to see you're all over the place. last time i saw you was in baja during the 250 in 2010.
Trying to keep my blood circulating, Joel. I'll be down watching the 1000, Maybe see you again.

I wish I'd looked for 2on2offs thread here before I went to DV over the weekend.
To add to his information...went down from Cerro Gordo on the East side. It was in good shape loose and fairly steep, but not washed out at all.
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:46 PM   #703
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1st hand reports are the best

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Trying to keep my blood circulating, Joel. I'll be down watching the 1000, Maybe see you again.

I wish I'd looked for 2on2offs thread here before I went to DV over the weekend.
To add to his information...went down from Cerro Gordo on the East side. It was in good shape loose and fairly steep, but not washed out at all.
Hi Pete:

Thanks for reporting on the road east of Cerro Gorgo. First hand reports from those who have actually ridden the roads are always the best information and in the past, this thread has had some of the most up to date information. I like the information I get from this thread better than the "Death Valley Daily Report" but multiple reports are always good.

Can't wait to get back out there.
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Old 10-31-2012, 06:48 PM   #704
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Thanks for the report. 2on2off. Just spent a few days out there, and heard from the ranger at Lone Pine about all the road closures, but having the details from you is so much better.

BTW, I'm loving my tubeless tires on my DR350...
Thanks.

Which tubeless setup are you using? Any pictures?
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