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Death Valley Noobs Rally 2016 – Friday

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DVNR 2016 Friday – Hunter, Hidden Valley

Friday was my Lippincott, Hidden Valley, Hunter Mountain run. Continue reading

Death Valley Noobs Rally 2016 – Thursday

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DVNR 2016, Thursday.  Reward Mine, Dirt to Darwin

Thursday was my intermediate-level ride into Reward Mine.  There is something childishly fun about riding your motorcycle underground and I’ve been wanting to do it for some time. Continue reading

Death Valley Noobs Rally 2016 – Wednesday

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Once again it’s time for the ADVRider Death Valley Noobs Rally, one of the highlights of my year (and one of the only reliable times I can get dirt under my motorcycle tires).

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Azusa Canyon Cleanup 2015

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Joel form ADVRider put out the word that he wanted to build a crew for the Azusa Canyon cleanup. Me being an avid volunteer with the USFS I jumped right on it. We even got to get some riding in on a normally closed trail.

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2015 DVNR – Out of the Comfort Zone Teaser Video

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Here is a short video I cut from footage on my Reward Mine trip.

That was a fun day.

2015 DVNR – Saturday Night through Sunday/Time to Go

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Saturday night I got changed out of my riding gear and headed over to the dinner and raffle. As usual the dinner was good and the raffle entertaining. I managed to win an ADVMoto subscription and dual sporting DVD and procured a machete for my KLR. That night I had a couple beers and went to bed a bit early, I was too wiped out for the sort of debauchery I was expecting to be up to.  I went back to camp to retrieve my bottle of Karma Tequila I had one in a previous year’s raffle, took one drink, then gave it to the folks at the campfire to pass around.

Chris Horgan of Stewards of the Sequoias talks about Land Access. This man has done a lot of good keeping trails open in the Sequoia National Forest and deserves our full support.

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