Death Valley - from Ashford Mills to Darwin

Frobisher

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That was a great read. We simply don't have that kind of scenery on the East Coast. I hear you about the tires. When my D1 is loaded, the 215s sometimes feel a bit sketchy at highway speed. Most of the time, though, they're great.

Keep doing the adventure write-ups. Thanks for taking the time to share it all.
 

p m

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I have to say that these tires are the best tires I've ever had, period. A little noisy on the highway (less so than BFG M/T), very round (unlike BFG M/T), incredible traction, including not very expected surfaces like sand and snow and ice. As long as I downgrade my cornering ambitions, I am fine with those.
 

chris snell

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Awesome. Great job, Peter. Man, I have to get to the CA desert some day...
 

jymmiejamz

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Get out here Chris! 35 minutes from my house and you can be breaking axle shafts and lockers, and still be home in time for lunch.
 

p m

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I don't know if this knowledge would have piqued my interest to the road we took across Panamint Range or made me stay away... But it gives an idea of what Death Valley can be.