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Clear Taillight Lens for 01-03 Models
My Local Canyons
What's it worth?
Progressive fork spring install-the lazy way
Rear shock swap information
More rear shock info-SV650 install
Suspension tuning 101
Installing Suburban-Machinery SV650 handlebars
Install an SV650 headlight
Converting standard 1/4 throttle to 1/5 throttle
Installing LED's in stock taillight
Uber Fender Eliminator
R1 Taillight on 89-00 GS500
Speedo/Tach light replacement
Better handlebar grips
Installing Buell turn signals - Rear
Installing Buell turn signals - Front
Flush mount rear (stock) turn signals
Installing a 2001 Ducati Monster fairing
Fix a broken oil filter cap bolt
General battery info
A Wal-Mart sealed battery?
Chain Maintenance
Installing SV650 Chainguard
Spark plug information
Installing a GSXR front end
Installing a GSXR swingarm
Installing GSXR rear passenger peg brackets
Installing an OEM Bandit 400 rear hugger
Installing a Bandit 400 rear wheel
Installing a GSXR rear wheel-simple swap
Polishing your wheels
"The Mystical Art of Tire Reading" and other tire info
General tire info for the GS #1
General tire info for the GS #2
General tire info for the GS #3 - mixing brands/types
gsJack's opinion on tires for the GS
Gearing and sprockets
Slip-on mufflers
Slip-on exhaust : using stock SV650 muffler
Installing an R6 tail
Installing GSX-R600 stock rearsets
Installing CBR600 stock rearsets
Replacing stock front pegs with CBR pegs
Replacing stock front pegs with Katana pegs
Why re-jet a stock US bike
More on re-jetting your carbs
Jetting for 2001 models
Links
In Los Angeles were very lucky to have year round riding and these canyons nearby.

Canyons west of Rock Store overview map with links here...

Canyons east of Rock Store overview map with links here...

Mulholland stretches for miles and ranges from fast sweepers on the portion east of Rock Store towards Malibu Canyon and Old Topanga Canyon to tight twisties west of Rock Store toward PCH. From Malibu Canyon to the end at PCH it is probably around 30 miles long, with another 10 east of Malibu Canyon to Old Topanga. Here's a shot from just west of Rock Store looking east.

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Mulholland looking east from "outlook"

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West end of Mulholand

Piuma Canyon starts from Malibu Canyon and heads up about 8 miles of nice twisty road then descends about a mile to a turn off called Schueren Rd (sharp left at T intersection) up another 3 miles of twisty roads to Saddle Ridge. There is a great spot to stop and rest here with Stunt Rd, Schueren and Saddle Ridge all being nice twisty roads to ride.

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Piuma Rd from above

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Another section of Piuma Rd.

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Lower part of Piuma Rd.

Saddle Ridge east is a great road with some tight twisty sections but is only about 3 miles long, ending at a T intersection with Fernwood to the left and Tuna Canyon to the right. Tuna is another 7 miles of tight twisties but the last 2/3rds is one-way traffic heading down only making it more fun to ride. Newly repaved also adds to the fun. Bottom mile can be dirty and gravel strewn though. Drops you at PCH. .

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Tuna Canyon-one way traffic going down only

Stunt Rd is shorter at 6 miles and has mostly fast sweepers witha few tighter turns thrown in. Ends at Mulholland.
 
There are many more; I'll keep adding them as I collect the photos...

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Latigo Canyon, 10.5 miles (not the best picture but you get the idea)

Love living in L.A.