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Discussion in 'Rallies' started by NSFW, Oct 29, 2017.
bikesarefun -- would like to go to the noobs 2018, hotel if possible
another FIRST POST and joined ADV yesterday so you could join the noobs. thank you for posting up. AWESOME.
sorry, all hotel rooms are taken and there's already a waiting list. there are other options left like tent cabin or camping (which is the best deal and you get to enjoy the real outdoors).
ok, i'll see what i can do..
i remember neerajsainie. if he's still wearing the SIDI Crossfires i sold him, then you guys just increased your chances.
riding IN is the best way to experience what's adventure riding is all about.
lots of us live in L.A.....great opportunity to meet riders from socal.
any chance of a 20' toyhauler in like a over flow
If no more rooms available, any tent-cabin available? I don't own any camping gear, but I guess I have time to get what I need. If there's a tent-cabin available, what do I need to do to reserve it?. Can you guys tell I have no idea what to expect.
. Rider #2 on KTM is new member MRobb1. We can switch to RV dry camp to free up the hookups for volunteers.
We would like to reserve 2 dry camp sites #71 and 72 if possible.
for now plan for tent camping. once we see an opening for a tent cabin, we'll keep you in mind.
you guys coming on 2 different RVs? If just one and sharing, good chance we'll have a space for you. we encourage people to carpool.
the overflow are pretty much reserved for people to stash their empty trailer or tow vehicles if they're bringing a camper. if there's space available, check with spafxer.
Hi. I'm sleeping in gergs rv garage. But I'm camping en route so I'll have my tent and my sleeping pad. Bring your own sleeping bag and you're welcome to borrow my tent and pad until I leave Sunday night. Pm me.
Put Me and Tomscj6 in a tent site Please...
(Old guys on some old DR350s..)
rongrego49 plans to camp with megaplow!
This is for everyone's protection in the event of an injury it gives us a means to
Contact people if needed
track you via the provided link if we don't already know it
coordinate any recovery etc and have it delivered safely back home if able
So yes I am pimping this link and if you read this and know of others who have also signed up ping them to get their input done as well.
Megaplow is staying in a 4-cot tent cabin with 3 others. There is no more space in that tent cabin for 1 more. FYI.
in +2, Cabin
don't know what bike yet
Desertrat28 and mrobb1 would like to change our RV camp to a hotel room with 2 beds if at all possible. Please put us on the list for a room. Thanks!
all the motel rooms, cabins and tent cabins are taken.
if we have a cancellation, i will post it up here and up for grabs. no, we won't have a waiting list.
best is subscribed to this thread and follow me by clicking my avatar and choose follow.
So you and the wife, you know the Yorki does not count as a +1 more like a +.25
rongreg049, if you want to be with them, you can set up your tent next to their tent cabin, but they have to OK it first.
All right, for those of you who don't know, my nephew PhillyBurns likes to twist the throttle. Heading back from Balarat during last year's Noob ride, he came smoking into this turn. Even he admits that when he saw what was coming, he forgot to "Look where you want to go, not where you are heading". He hit the berm at probably 70mph +. All I saw from 1/4 mile back (I was sweeping) was a dust cloud. When I got there, I found the carnage. It's always fun to talk about this stuff, and laugh afterward, but the reality is, he was seriously lucky. The first impact was him on his back, with the bike on top of him. It hit hard enough to snap his triple clamp and the Pro Taper bars. After it flipped, it still had enough inertia to snap off the entire rear fender support. He managed to catch is breath after about 10 minutes and we were lucky enough that we had a trailer with us to take his bike back to camp. He is still having issues with his back, but somehow managed to "walk" away from this.
I'm spending a little time on this to emphasize "noobness". Please, don't ride over your head. Bad things can happen. I mentioned luck many times above, but that seems like an understatement when you consider the damage to the bike and how hard he hit.
Please, if you are a noob rider, get used to the bike first. Get used the terrain. Ask people for pointers.
The video I am including was taken right after the crash and kind of shows the aftermath.