Anyone ride near Bass Lake, Ca?
Posted August 03, 2000 - 11:29 AM
Any advice on where to start and where to ride would be helpful. Maybe we can get a few WR's together for a ride.
Posted August 03, 2000 - 11:57 AM
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Posted August 03, 2000 - 12:03 PM
Are you living in San Luis? I'm grew up there and moved away in my 30's. Sure do miss it. Visited last summer and hung out at Pismo, Avila was closed for some toxic deal?
About Bass Lake, they used to have an MX track (Mtn. High) it was awesome. I would try to contact some bike shops in Fresno, I'm sure they could point you in the right direction.
Miss the SLO life- stuck in NC
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Posted August 03, 2000 - 12:10 PM
I'd like to try Bass Lake if the temps are cooler and the riding is decent.
Do you have to be street legal to ride there (I'm not)?
Posted August 03, 2000 - 01:44 PM
I work in Fresno but live in Visalia. I have riden above Bass Lake a few times. The place I have riden is Miami Creek. It is a few miles above the Bass Lake turn off just before Fish Camp. The turn off the road is to the left and then in about a 1/2 mile to a staging area where you can park. There is a sign on the raod but it is small and you have to look for it. My buddie knows the area well so e-mail me when you are going to ride and maybe we can hook up.
Steve is right, It might not be open much longer so ride it while you can.
Posted August 03, 2000 - 01:56 PM
How would you describe the trails? Beginner, Int, adv? How many miles of trails?
I'm thinking of riding there in a couple of weeks, probably on a Saturday. I'm just not sure of where to go and if it's worth driving 2hrs one way.
Thanks for the info.
Posted August 04, 2000 - 05:18 AM
most everywhere I get to ride is a 2 hr drive. The trails range from fire roads to tight, rocky, rooted, slimy in the spring, although most are not to advanced. You have to look hard for tough trails.
Like I said before, I have only riden the area a few times and the trails I saw I was ussually Hard on the rear tire of the guy in front.
sorry I can't be of more help.