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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-09-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,408
Posted By goldentaco
On more than one occasion I've split lanes for...

On more than one occasion I've split lanes for 30-40 miles continuously with traffic speeding up a bit for a minute then slow back down. Eventually I got a case of tunnel vision. Hard to describe...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-25-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 7,828
Posted By goldentaco
Indian Creek ...

Indian Creek
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5609/15368242618_d4a163c2f1_b.jpg

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5528/9131783106_8f1dc2f5f3_b.jpg

Variants....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-25-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,931
Posted By goldentaco
Around 9000ft outside of Bodie ...

Around 9000ft outside of Bodie
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3936/15367764359_5fcd6b0e3d_b.jpg

Hwy 88 near Picketts
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3944/15555225092_737ca22944_b.jpg

Where's...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
Life's full of disappointments. Most involve...

Life's full of disappointments. Most involve fire and alcohol.


J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 01:22 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
What a great not-event. Thanks to the crew...

What a great not-event.

Thanks to the crew everyone who got the details sorted out. The location was great with lots of possibilities for riding and eating.

One of the best parts was the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
Bruno, dantroop, and I are heading up Friday am. ...

Bruno, dantroop, and I are heading up Friday am. Leaving San Ramon 9:30. I don't think we will be doddling. Probably at camp by 1 or 2.


J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2014, 01:30 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
Not sure. I figure we'll get that sorted out...

Not sure. I figure we'll get that sorted out Friday night. Typical roll out has been around 9 or 10 I think. Full ride is about 7-8 Hrs ( accounting for an hour at Bodie and Lunch) so trying to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
No Problemo. There are a number of ways you can...

No Problemo. There are a number of ways you can peel off to shorten the route. The two dirt sections ( Topaz Lake to 338 and Nine Mile Raven to Bodie and back to Bridgeport ) have 338 in common and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
I'll be meeting Bruno here if'n your still...

I'll be meeting Bruno here if'n your still planning to show.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
This route is one of my favorites. Creepy...

This route is one of my favorites. Creepy canyons ( Hills have Eyes), fast dirt highway sections, some rockier sections, wide open vistas, ghost towns, and old west ruins.

The section between 395...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-06-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
Bruno, I'm leaving from San Leandro on...

Bruno,

I'm leaving from San Leandro on Friday. I'll ride up with you if you want some company. We've ridden together a little before last year (White F650...kind of loud). Pm me if you want to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
Bodie Anyone?

I'm thinking of heading over to Bodie Saturday through the Sweetwater Mtns ( Topaz Rd - Risue and into Bodie from the backside on 9Mile Raven Rd.) Lunch in Bridgeport or Walker depending on time. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-21-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
OK by Me

OK by Me
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 16,752
Posted By goldentaco
N :huh

N
:huh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By goldentaco
Check out Diamond Head. From Waikiki it's 3miles...

Check out Diamond Head. From Waikiki it's 3miles to the crater parking lot. The trail up is prob a mile and half up and back. View is nice esp. in the morning.

J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2014, 01:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 977
Posted By goldentaco
When I head South I usually take a variation of...

When I head South I usually take a variation of this route:

http://goo.gl/maps/9fWoI

Gas is at D and F.

If it's not too early pop in to the Birds Landing Tavern "B" for a soda or homemade...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By goldentaco
Kua Aina in Haleiwa has great burgers. Teddy's...

Kua Aina in Haleiwa has great burgers. Teddy's was good too.

Kimukatsu on Lewers and Lauula st. has great Tonkatsu ( breaded pork cutlet similar to Jagersnitzel) Here they shave it paper thin...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-26-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 521
Posted By goldentaco
Chase treated me well.

I rented a MotoGuzzi Racer7 from Chase last month. Cool bike, great people and the shop puppy was luvvy duvvy.

The guy at Chase told me the guys at Big Kahuna were pricks. I didn't ask and I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 23,385
Posted By goldentaco
Most definitely in.

Most definitely in.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2013, 04:13 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,695
Posted By goldentaco
Grab Breakfast at A Ride La GLoria/ Gloria...

Grab Breakfast at A

Ride La GLoria/ Gloria Rd
16 miles of easy dirt
then smile. Easy Peasy.

There's gas in Tres Pinos and at 101 and Gloria Rd if you're anxious.

http://goo.gl/maps/Q6164
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 6,714
Posted By goldentaco
In like Flintstones. Can't wait to do some...

In like Flintstones.

Can't wait to do some mandatory "scouting".

How far North in California and Nevada are you thinking?

Not sure if you've ridden Carrizo before but Elkhorn Rd - Elkhorn...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
It's true: ...

It's true:

http://www.partyviberadio.com/forums/attachments/spirituality-morality-religion/3946-church-flying-spaghetti-monster-pirates.png

http://www.venganza.org/


J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-22-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
What a blast. I had a great time again as...

What a blast.

I had a great time again as usual. The campfire banter was particularly entertaining:beer and maybe a little too eye opening for our neighbors whose parents have probably completely...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-21-2013, 09:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By goldentaco
Don't think I can make it. Lady and I are heading...

Don't think I can make it. Lady and I are heading North for Oysters.

J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-18-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
61 or 65 right? Fkackin preload adjuster...

61 or 65 right?


Fkackin preload adjuster took a shit last night at 1am. By 2:30 I was able to Jed Clampett it back into compliance:splat...I think.


J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
Goldentaco +1 are leaving Friday @ 9:15 am...

Goldentaco +1 are leaving Friday @ 9:15 am heading up 108 then dirt over to 4.

Should roll into camp between 3-5.


J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
Shooting for leaving by 9am. My buddy Mike ( DR...

Shooting for leaving by 9am. My buddy Mike ( DR 650) and I are planning to ride 108 and cut over to camp through Hells Half Acre by Strawberry which is all dirt but easy with gear. The more the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-12-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
I'm heading up Friday morning some time from San...

I'm heading up Friday morning some time from San Leandro. Not sure yet when and haven't planned a route yet. Could do Hells Half Acre on the way in.

I have a buddy joining too not on ADV. He...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-11-2013, 09:25 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
Whatever ride you want. Some people will be...

Whatever ride you want. Some people will be riding street, some on dirt. Usually not many or any with teeny bikes for single track. I'll be riding a bunch of dirt, Hells Half acre, maybe head over...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2013, 11:01 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,695
Posted By goldentaco
Carnegie is usually less busy in the off season. ...

Carnegie is usually less busy in the off season. Every time I've been there it hasn't been what I would call busy.

Here's a map of the area:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2013, 02:35 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,695
Posted By goldentaco
Carnegie has a long gravel access road that has...

Carnegie has a long gravel access road that has 15 mph speed limit. You can ride about 1.5 miles total from end to end. There is a dry stream area on the West side of this road you can practice on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 15,695
Posted By goldentaco
Metcalf does have easy stuff and trails are...

Metcalf does have easy stuff and trails are labled Green, Blue and Black diamonds but it is on a scale for Dirtbikes. WHile the Green sections range from easy for all bikes to a couple Difficult...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-09-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By goldentaco
Sure, and if you are heading East, after...

Sure,

and if you are heading East, after eating at the Junction ( Closed Mondays), or stopping for a bathroom break take Del Puerto Canyon road out to I5. It is one of my favorites in that area. ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
So is Deanes Valley still the destination? ...

So is Deanes Valley still the destination?

:ddog
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By goldentaco
Flapjacks in Tres pinos has good breakfast. ...

Flapjacks in Tres pinos has good breakfast.

Fun ride while in the Bay area and you can figure out how you'd want to include it is Mt Hamilton to Mines Rd. Stop for lunch at The Junction for some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-08-2013, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 892
Posted By goldentaco
Tuttle Creek cg near Whitney Portal is a...

Tuttle Creek cg near Whitney Portal is a beautiful spot. BLM campground FREE and manned by a volunteer last time I was there which was a few years back.

Every site butts up to the creek and even...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2013, 12:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,062
Posted By goldentaco
Not sure differences between a K60 or K60 Scout. ...

Not sure differences between a K60 or K60 Scout.

From Heidenau's site here are the tires: Depending on the size, the tread center strip is different. It will say "Scout" on the sidewall in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-05-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 972
Posted By goldentaco
Tempted. What's the plan? Never ridden...

Tempted.

What's the plan? Never ridden Parkfield but I like that area.


J
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-04-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 914
Posted By goldentaco
follow 101 to Paso Robles. Take Exit for Hwy...

follow 101 to Paso Robles.

Take Exit for Hwy 46 and get on N. River Road. Heads North out of Paso Robles.

Right onto Cross Canyons Rd, then quick Left onto Indian Valley Rd.

Indian Valley...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-26-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,467
Posted By goldentaco
Gold Lake, Pretty sure all the Campgrounds...

Gold Lake,

Pretty sure all the Campgrounds along Gold Lake HWY are closed By Sept 30 or Oct17 were you able to confirm?

I was at Packsaddle a few weeks ago for Labor Day. It has a hand pump...
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