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Black Rock City

Average Rating:    (5 of 5)

No. of Reviews: 4

flat. nothing but flat. real flat. it's alkaline too, and hot. windy and dusty. generally inhospitable to humans and most other living creatures, but who cares?
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Latitude
40.650950330810694
Longitude
-119.35409545898438
Trail Directions
be sure to purchase a ticket. no rider will be allowed to see these trails without a ticket. drive I-80 to wadsworth. take the exit at wadsworth and drive for a few hours until you reach empire. drive for a little bit longer until you get to gerlach, then follow the caravan of freaks to Black Rock City. set up your camp. don your goggles and fill your camelback and do some dangerous, illegal drugs. (being careful to avoid the gaze of ever present law enforcement agencies) ride a bit around the city, taking in the show. be sure to stop at a bar on the city's main drag to have a few drinks with the locals. ride to the bright orange fence at way out beyond the city. find the gap in it and ride out onto the open playa until the drugs wear off. try to remember your way back to Black Rock City, party like a fool all night and repeat the next day. riding in Black Rock City will improve your riding skills one hundred fold, i promise you. be sure to drink lots of water and to Piss Clear.
Trail Length
250,578,451,019
Trail Level
Trails for all skill levels
Trail Type
Singletrack & Fire Roads
City/County
San Francisco and/or Gerlach, NV
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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

Review Date
December 28, 2004

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Aerobic Difficulty
 0 of 5

Technical Difficulty
 0 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a year

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Reviewed by: Lucky's dad ,  Weekend Warrior

Summary:
Flat but bumpy, recommend as many wheels as possible 3 minimum. Frequent white outs may require breathing apparatus and loud rock music to weather the dust storms. Cover your bike with EL wire so you can find it in the dark. Huge fish costumes work very well to help find your direction, Avoid setting yourself on fire.

Recommended Route:
Take the long route, take your time, and share your time with others.



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Review Date
May 19, 2002

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a year

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Reviewed by: Mo , from Santa Cruz

Summary:
Awesome, homo erotic perverts only prowl around the first few nights after that, the women are no longer afraid to come out and its open nectar flow from then on. Oh sweet lovin indeed. Oh and make sure you don't get caught somoking pot, a friend was taken to a jail in reno for just that.

Recommended Route:
Out on the open playa riding with your eyes closed for exactly 20 minutes. Singing loudly is recommended to avoid collision .



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Review Date
December 4, 2001

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a year

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Reviewed by: shekky , from rfbm 99.7fm

Summary:
be a god. bring your lube. lube is good. bring some protection. protection is good, rampant procreation is not. i have ridden in the dust. i have ridden in the mud. i have ridden far out onto the playa, seen absolutely nothing, ridden back and gotten very drunk on something called "tuaca". i have painted the naked breasts of a twenty year old woman. i have tended bar. i have forced my musical tastes upon untold hundreds of unsuspection citizens of Black Rock City. i have shared much london broil, pork ribs, whiskey and psylociben mushrooms with my neighbors. i have danced in the streets for hours with a wonderful naked woman. Piss Clear

Recommended Route:
this way. then that way. then that way again, then back over this way. bring a cheap bike. bring big tires. bring a good hat. helmets are worthless, they are misery here. your goggles will not fit while you have a helmet on anyway.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
the lost penguin lounge



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Review Date
December 4, 2001

Overall Rating
 5 of 5

Ridden Trail:
Once a year

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3.00 of 5, 2.00 votes

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Reviewed by: patrick , from moss beach

Summary:
it is so flat, and i have been so high, that i thought i was god. the nekkid women are so abundant you get used to it. bring your gnarlyest downhill gear, you will look really cool to the natives. you may be mistaken for mel gibson, raod warrior era, and worshiped as a savior. untill the drugs wear off anyway

Recommended Route:
shrooms, acid, maybe some x. booze should be avoided, exept a little wine for dinner or a beer on really hot days.

Other recommended trails in the same area:
you aint seen flat till you have riddden black rock city.



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