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The mountains are once again calling our names! This will be a 3 day weekend trip (August 23rd-25th). We will be leaving the central valley in the early afternoon. The route is currently being mapped out. The plan is for easy to possibly moderate (in certain spots) trails. This trip is family friendly and should be a lot of fun!
 

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Jason,
What time do you plan on getting to Grass Valley?
I will be coming from Beale AFB and will have to work that day.
I can adjust my hours to meet up with the group in Grass Valley if possible.

Thanks!
I am believe we should be rolling through grass valley by 3:30pm.
 
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new to all this! from Fremont area wanting to go on a trip where should I meet ?
In the orginal post click on the "View Rally Point" button. That has all the details of the trip so far. Make sure you hit the RSVP button to let everyone know you are coming along. Under the locations tab is the route we are taking.

Do you have navigation software or know how to use Google Earth? You can down load the GPX file and upload it into Google Earth to see where we are going. Then you can figure out where best to meet the group. Since I am from Yuba City, I will be meeting the group in Grass Valley since the route goes through there.
 

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I am excited for this trip, in high school my youth group did a trip where we rode bikes from Shasta to Tahoe (306 butt blistering miles) mostly along Hwy 89 and passed through some of this region. Let’s just say I’m glad to be doing it in my truck...and not on a bike seat
 
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I was researching fueling locations for the route today. Grass Valley / Nevada City are the last convenient fuel stops along the route.

Is there a plan for a brief stop for fuel before headding off pavement?
 
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The mountains are once again calling our names! This will be a 3 day weekend trip (August 23rd-25th). We will be leaving the central valley in the early afternoon. The route is currently being mapped out. The plan is for easy to possibly moderate (in certain spots) trails. This trip is family friendly and should be a lot of fun!
Not sure why I said I'd see everyone in Manteca since I live northeast of Sacramento. I see you will be coming through Grass Valley around 3:30, Friday. Is this where you will be topping off. If that's the case I will meet everyone in G.V. I just need to know where you'll be gassing up. Thanks much. Pete.
 
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Hello Everyone,

I have updated the GPX file in the rally point. Hopefully this one works. I will updating all the locations in the rally point with GPS coordinates as soon as possible. This will include the fueling stations in Grass Valley, CA. I hope to see everyone on the trail!
 

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Hello Everyone,

THE GPS COORDINATES HAVE BEEN POSTED!!!! Only 2.5 more days!!!
 

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So sorry to bail at the last minute but family life (birthday parties, soccer game, wife working) has taken me down this weekend. Hope you have a blast and find some adventure! --Robbie
 

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