I'm thinking about a ride above Palm Desert/Springs


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  • sloughrider

Posted March 26, 2008 - 09:44 PM

#1

Growing up in the Coachella Valley I liked to travel up the hwy 74 to Santa Rosa and drive my pick-up like a mad man along the (fire) trails up there. Now that I have my xrl I want to go up there again. I did some things back then that were not legal and didn't get caught but now I don't wanna take the chance.
Does anyone know if it legal to ride the main trail; are permits needed; my pipe is stock but my friends' are modded, so are the sound regulations strictly enforced; spark arrestors enforced?
If others might like to go maybe we can plan something out. thx.

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  • cleonard

Posted March 26, 2008 - 10:01 PM

#2

You can take some fire roads close to Toro peak. There is not much though. Don't go too fast unless you want to become a hood ornament on a pickup.

  • sloughrider

Posted March 26, 2008 - 10:09 PM

#3

You're right about the ornament, the way I used to drive I should've had a few. Is Toro peak where the radio towers are located. although I camped and sped along the main trail I don't remember ever reaching the radio towers. I wanted to do that at least once before I kick the bucket, well, maybe twice if it's fun.





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