Annual Birthday Dirtbike Camping Trip In Mendocino!

Three days of riding in Stonyford OHV - Mendocino National Forest!!! (May 19, 20, 21) Map: We camped at Cedar Camp again and rode all over the place.  But this time we did not head over to Penny Pines via 17N16 to Tr 37 / Trl 1/ Tr 13.  It is always such a long... Continue Reading →


Quick 2 Hour Dirt Ride & Wildflowers! Pheasant Eggs: (Late) Spring Is Here!

The wildflowers are finally out!  I didn't get any great pics because I was too busy riding but the mustard is in full bloom in the hills, the poppies are abundant, the purple whatchamacallits are stunning--even the milk thistle are in full bloom. This farmer planted flowers between his two fields (cabbage and kale) for... Continue Reading →

3D Printed Fork Cap Wrench

It is a little bulky but for my bike it works as it has enough clearance.  It is also well-designed and not brittle at all.   Plus, it was free except for the filament used to make it. Why?  Shawn opened my forks what seems like a thousand times, but apparently he was doing so without... Continue Reading →

The Craziest Day

Ever had one of those days where everything seems to be working against you?  Almost felt like whatever could go wrong, did go wrong.  But you still somehow managed to have fun?  Sunday was one of those days.  I mean it wasn't like waking up in a Tijuana jail type of crazy or anything, but... Continue Reading →

Hollister.  Revalving. Yay.

March 26 Late Entry We were really overdue for a good, solid rain.  Luckily it had rained practically all week and then it rained rather unexpectedly overnight again on Saturday.  I just love when it rains before we ride.   We went early-ish on Sunday (March 25) morning to take advantage of it.  As expected, lower... Continue Reading →

My Clear Creek Rant

The Bureau of Land Grabbers, I mean Management (BLM) has 75,000-ish acres they call the Clear Creek Management Area.  About 9,773.00 (ACEC ID #ACEC003038) acres of this is closed to public access without a permit because they have deemed it a hazard due to being a Serpentine Dome, also called serpentine barrens.  Granted not all of it... Continue Reading →

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