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Taste of Dakar 2017

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  • Gold Point Ghost Town

    HC 71 Box 3003, Gold Point, NV (map)

    37.354652 -117.365074

  • Altrider Website Link

    Event/Ride only $305.00
    Event/Ride + Friday Class $530.00

    Join AltRider for an epic ride in the desert March 17-19th, 2017.

    TASTE OF DAKAR

    This years Taste of Dakar will feature a brand new location and all new routes! From sand dunes to stretches of cracked sandbeds, dirt trails winding around valleys and everything in between -- the desert offers unique riding opportunities for ADV enthusiasts. Join us for an epic weekend adventure for the 5th annual Taste of Dakar in Gold Point, Nevada on March 17-19th. This gripping adventure includes GPS-led routes, 5 square meals and snacks for the weekend, adult beverages, nightly entertainment, and the opportunity to ride and train with professional riders.

    The Taste of Dakar registration includes:

    2 nights of camping at the Gold Point Ghost Town
    Epic GPS led routes for every skill level in the beautiful off road routes near Death Valley
    5 delicious catered meals
    Beer and adult beverages
    Exclusive AltRider Taste of Dakar t-shirt
    Exciting prize giveaways from event sponsors

    Friday // Roll into Gold Point in the afternoon for registration before a delicious catered dinner right at the campsite, Gold Point Ghost Town. Set up shop for the weekend and enjoy a few drinks before tucking in for a full day of riding the next day.

    Saturday // After a hearty breakfast, break into groups based on skill level for the awesome ride into the desert. Don't forget your cameras and Go-Pro's for your awesome adventure through dirt roads, dry cracked sandbeds, dunes and desert brush against the stunning mountainscape. Halfway through the Saturday ride, we'll stop to enjoy a filling lunch and swap stories from the first part of the day. Ride for the rest of the afternoon with your groups and return from your epic day to a special dinner back at the campsite, albeit with new friends and fond memories. If you have time.

    Sunday // Wake up to another delicious breakfast and break down your campsite for your ride home.

    ***2 nights of camping included in registration, RV accommodations and cabins are not included in registration price and need to be booked separately through Gold Point Ghost Town.

    Register for the Taste of Dakar by adding the Event/Ride Only option to your cart and check out. You will be receiving itineraries and more information a few weeks before the event.

    BLACK SWAN MOTO OFF-ROAD RIDING SCHOOL

    Need an off-road refresher course? Or even a full-on introduction to off-road riding? Black Swan Moto will be conducting a one-day class on Friday the 17th before the AltRider Taste of Dakar event. Learn all the tricks and tips of off-road riding from instructors with 10+ years of training experience and get prepared with a teaser of all the terrain for the weekend course.

    Register for this class and the Taste of Dakar event by adding the "Event/Ride + Friday Class" to your cart. You will be receiving itineraries and more information a few weeks before the event.

    Motorcycle rentals at a special Taste of Dakar event price are available through MotoQuest:

    Rental details: F800 GS or R1200 GSW
    Rental Request Form

    Email [masked] for any questions about Taste of Dakar or the Black Swan Moto class.

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  • Nick G.

    This looks great! So how would this event go down with the norcal group?

    November 21

    • Sash A.

      Thanks Westin. Please keep me posted. Do these tickets get sold out quickly?

      November 27

    • Westen

      I don't know if there's a cap on how many people. Last year I think there was around[masked]

      November 30

  • Westen

    If you want to know what Taste of Dakar is all about. Watch this video!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_CIydIZecU

    November 21

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    I've always had a dirt bike or a dual sport. I live breathe and eat motorcycles. The last two... more

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