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Old    Jack Morgan (BuckleNation)      Join Date: Jun 2012       06-13-2016, 5:26 PM Reply   
I will be moving to sparks NV and just wanted to connect with the riders in the area so I could learn were to ride and find a good group of people and riders. i will be brand new to the area and would really love to get to know some of you before we roll into town.

Thanks.
Old    Shawndoggy (shawndoggy)      Join Date: Nov 2009       06-13-2016, 8:27 PM Reply   
hey buckle. Not sure what the hotshot scene is like ... being a middle aged dude with a very limited quiver. But I have some lake knowledge if that's what you are looking for?
Old    Jack Morgan (BuckleNation)      Join Date: Jun 2012       06-13-2016, 10:58 PM Reply   
Lake knowledge would be a great start. Do you still live in the area and ride?
Old    Shawndoggy (shawndoggy)      Join Date: Nov 2009       06-13-2016, 11:09 PM Reply   
Yes. I am in Reno. We mostly go to pyramid. It's alkaline, so you need to do some extra maintenance, and the ramp totally sucks, but the water really cannot be beat. Even on a holiday weekend if the weather is right, you can get flat water.

Aside from pyramid, when there's water, lahontan can be pretty decent.

Bullards Bar is about 2 hours away. The tow there sucks (over sierra then on very twisty mountain roads), but on the right day it's great.

Many Reno people weekend at almanor. I hate almanor. The water is never ever good there.

We never do the mountain lakes (tahoe/donner/boca/stampede) because they're colder.

Frenchmans is close but it's pretty tiny.
Old    Jack Morgan (BuckleNation)      Join Date: Jun 2012       06-14-2016, 5:19 AM Reply   
Were is the ramp on pyramid? I was looking at it on google maps and couldn't find a marina or anything. Can you taste the salt water? Are the mountain lakes water temps nice during the hot part of the summer? What's your name on Facebook I would love to have you as a connection. Sorry for all the questions, I am just excited and extremely nervous to leave a place with lakes I know very well and a large group of riders.

Thanks.

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