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Old 06-17-2013, 09:17 AM   #46
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can anyone take me on a tour of these hotspots?

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Old 06-17-2013, 09:34 AM   #47
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can anyone take me on a tour of these hotspots?

Why?
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Old 06-17-2013, 12:06 PM   #48
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I would never ride into them (because that would be illegal), I'm just curious where they are

I rode down the 605 today, and that construction site I posted above has a lot of workers there
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:01 PM   #49
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I would ride into them because that would be illegal, I'm curious where they are

I rode down that construction site I posted above
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Old 07-21-2013, 10:18 PM   #50
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okay, I think I found one via foot...is this one of those small practice tracks?



I even saw what looked like dirt bike tire tracks...which couldn't have been more than a week or two old.

but it has 2 bermed s-turns looping to a short straight and 3 "whoops" with a jump about 1' high. It's bordered by the freeway, so hopefully anyone riding it wouldn't be bothering anyone. The only problem is that snobby-looking cyclists go near there, who very likely would contact the authorities. And I don't know where else a rider could exit if the police came...and a hobo lives under the bridge nearby

I also found this single jump/berm, but it was better suited for a bmx bike:



and this was a single jump for a bmx bike, but relatively inaccessible for a motorcycle:


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Old 07-21-2013, 10:38 PM   #51
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Is this near the Studebaker/22/605?

I travel on PCH in/out of Seal, and i've been seeing some 12-15yo's on there 50's, 70's and mini bikes traversing on Loynes. I've been wondering where they are riding those things, maybe you found the spot.
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Old 07-24-2013, 12:13 AM   #52
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I'm not sure where it is...

but loyones is a long ride - I wonder if they were riding to the spot I found?

but I'll circle by on my days off and hopefully I can find the other riders...maybe they can tell me if it's a 'reasonable' place to ride

on the other hand, I know that this other spot, which is also very, very close by...is pretty much abandoned

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhh_...t=HL1374646143

maybe we can revitalize it into a mini dirtbike practice track
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Old 07-29-2013, 11:38 AM   #53
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on the other hand, I know that this other spot, which is also very, very close by...is pretty much abandoned

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jhh_...t=HL1374646143

maybe we can revitalize it into a mini dirtbike practice track
I stopped by this place today - there isn't anything there at all. I read a post that CalTrans wiped the whole thing, which is likely what happened. No jumps left over, and there are a bunch of new/small trees planted to keep it from being made again.

however, it *is* big enough to tool around on a dirt bike...anyone want to ride down?
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Old 07-31-2013, 03:35 PM   #54
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...maybe they can tell me if it's a 'reasonable' place to ride
None of these are 'reasonable' spots anymore, I was just looking to reminisce with some youngsters who tore it up around those oilfields 40 years ago long before Trader Joe's, MP, and even Ralph's invaded the space. That being said, I do fantasize about making a high speed blast down some of those right-of-ways
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Old 08-01-2013, 11:23 PM   #55
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I grew up in Gardena right accross from Ascot raceway. We rode in the parking lot, then next door at Devil's Ditch and Dominguez Hill alot. Tons of fun before all of the expansion and industrial buildings, Old folks mobile home parks...oh crap I am almost old enough to move into those now !!!
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Old 08-02-2013, 08:15 PM   #56
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I grew up in Gardena right accross from Ascot raceway.
I was out running errands today and went right by the 'old' entrance to Ascot. I'm in this area almost daily with work. Speaking of old racetracks, I spent many an hour at Lion's back in the day. I was young, but those memories never fade.

Ascot is now an auto auction yard...
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:13 PM   #57
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Yep, car auction now.

If you turned around and looked at that culdesac across the street, my parents STILL live in the second house. GHETTO. But home.
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Old 08-02-2013, 09:16 PM   #58
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Lyons drags was a great time....run what ya brung nite....

I have not seem anyone mention Cycle Haven....aka Honda Haven on TI.....no else rode there?
I rode there with Johnny O and Wardy back in the 70's...cool little inner city track.
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I have not seem anyone mention Cycle Haven....aka Honda Haven on TI.....no else rode there? .
Terminal Island? We ran a few times at The Brotherhood...
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