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Going for the first time.

It's my understanding that they are near to each other.

Which is easier for a new rider?

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I would say go to Dove Springs. It's less sandy. Jawbone Canyon is a giant sand wash. It does pack down to a degree but you won't mistake it for dirt.

Some of the areas around DV are pretty whooped out but there is plenty of other riding area.

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they are both freakin' awesome ! ! !and within' a 15 minute ride of each other. . :naughty:

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DV is a scene from the Road Warrior. Watch out for the guy in the seatless chaps and wearing the slighly dated looking mohawk. :naughty:

At Jawbone you can actually think about the day ahead and the ride while unloading your cycle.

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DV is a scene from the Road Warrior. Watch out for the guy in the seatless chaps and wearing the slighly dated looking mohawk. :D

At Jawbone you can actually think about the day ahead and the ride while unloading your cycle.

Good advice from Palmdale :naughty:

There are SEVERAL easy powerline and pipeline roads for newbys at Jawbone.

Yes, there is a sand wash, :naughty: (what's wrong with sand anyway? :D ) but it is avoidable by taking one of the singletracks off to the side. Jawbone has everything from terrain suitable for a 4 year old girl, to stuff worthy of the most extreme.

Dove gets pretty kooked-out on busy days...I'd vote for Jawbone (with side trips to Dove :D )

Pick up an area map at the Jawbone Canyon Store or Jawbone Station. $2.00 well spent.

Good riding to you :cry:

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On a day when there won't be too many people in the are, I suggest DS. Jawbone has some awesome hillclimbs and the area is more hilly. Personally, I like Jawbone more, but I love to hillclimb. DS doesn't have any big hillclimbs. I think of DS as more of a family place and Jawbone as more of the racers area. But since you are a beginner, I suggest DS for the first ride and Jawbone for all of the ones after that.

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