DOES IT GET ANY BETTER?
Scot Harden and Daryl Folks lay out a ride that is pure heaven.
We here at Dirt Bike have been totally spoiled when it comes to bucket-list trail rides. There have been numerous intros led by Malcolm Smith, the Six Days of Michigan, the Colorado 500, the Soboba Trail Ride, FMF’s Baja Del Mar event, Brian Farnsworth’s Prescott Trail Ride and Cameron Steele’s Beach Bash. We’ve been to invite-only events, on group rides, dual-sport adventures and hundreds of “select group” events ranging from riding with Dick Burleson in the UP, riding with Bill Gusse at his Illinois farm, and riding with Dave Coombs in the hills of Blackwater and Loretta Lynn’s ranch in Tennessee.
But, at the top of the heap, one ride always brings a smile to our weath.ered mandibles—the Nevada 200. It was an invitation-only ride that came together when Casey Folks and Scot early ’70s. He dragged Casey to the very secluded outpost, and the two friends went play riding. They decided then and there that no matter what, they would meet every year and ride. They started inviting close friends, and now 35 years later, it’s on the calendar as one