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Old 03-06-2015, 02:49 PM   #1
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Riding in Palm Springs? Where to go?

Hey I'll be in Palm Springs this Sunday through Thursday for work, except I only have to work on Wednesday. I'm thinking about renting a bike for a day, any recommendations for where I should ride?

Not a ton of options from eagle rider, but I thought about maybe getting a bike ive never ridden before like a Harley. I could also go for a Yamaha WR I think, but it's mostly cruisers which I think could be cool for a change.
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Old 03-06-2015, 03:04 PM   #2
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Without a dirt option for you to rent I'd probably head for Joshua Tree.

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Old 03-06-2015, 03:18 PM   #3
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Palm springs

Lot of good riding down near Julian and borrego springs off road and pavement
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Old 03-06-2015, 03:47 PM   #4
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Salton Sea,
http://www.weirdus.com/states/califo...ed/salton_sea/

Salvation Maountain
https://www.facebook.com/SalvationMountain

Idyllwild nice loop
http://www.northcountycruisers.com/idyllwildtrip.html
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Old 03-09-2015, 10:53 AM   #5
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That's a loop from Hemet...

Here's the same loop starting and ending in Palm Springs for the OP: http://goo.gl/maps/Rl6Qm

It's only 153 miles, but those twisty mountain roads on a Harley combined with a lunch stop should make for a decent day out.
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Old 03-09-2015, 11:14 AM   #6
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Funnily enough, I rode part of that route yesterday with a couple of guys from work...



Stopped for a break at the corner of Sage Rd and the 79
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Old 03-14-2015, 10:14 PM   #8
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" Here's the same loop starting and ending in Palm Springs for the OP: http://goo.gl/maps/Rl6Qm

It's only 153 miles, but those twisty mountain roads on a Harley combined with a lunch stop should make for a decent day out. "

Rode this loop a couple of weeks ago, but took 74 direct mountain center then to idylwild. Hi way 111 has a WHOLE BUNCH of stoplights. Would take I10 to Monterey rd. Go straight towards mountain turns into 74. Take the time to stop at the vistas and look at the road you just rode up on. Great pics!

Good lunch stops in Idylwild.
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