Angeles Forest (L.A.) Full Moon Ride

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  1. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    To those who whine about riding on a hot day is too uncomfy, now we found relief for you crybabies!

    I could not recall if any here has done a Full Moon Ride in Angeles Forest, if so we need your advice.

    This coming July 18, 2008 we have the opportunity to ride under the full moon. This is a Friday night dinner :dg and ride :ricky !

    http://www.almanac.com/astronomy/moon/full/index.php

    We still have to decide where to have dinner...maybe Newcomb's? We need to map out the trails too. Tell the wife that you won't be home till 2am!

    We have enough fugly riders :yikes in the group to scare the hell out of us, it won't matter if more wants to join. If you plan to join us, I suggest you do our pre-run so you get a good idea what the terrain looks like in the daytime.

    Now is the chance to use your Baja headlights, helmet lights, HIDs, fog lamps, maglights, LED headlamps, night visions and scopes, and reflective vest. Bring a lot of glow sticks and we'll have a light parade that can only be surpassed by the West Hollywood Halloween Gay Parade :wink: .

    No strobe lights, combustibles, flames, and spooky mask please!

    Night Riders List :thumb
    h8chains
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    Sito
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  2. bouncing billy

    bouncing billy Been here awhile

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    I'll bring the garlic so the vaps leave us be,What about the food and cocktails before the ride any local help,see if i can rig the flux capacitor to the klr 's combustion sys to generate some candle watts.
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  3. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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  4. DSM8

    DSM8 Where fun goes to die....

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    Several times actually with Rider914 and a few others.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=5152793&postcount=74

    By starting out at Waterman you can be riding west the entire way back and end up around the cahon pass by sunride depending on what time you start etc. The nice part of that is at the end of the ride you are realtivly close to home for many people you can also grab grub pretty early at the summit inn on the top of the pass. Depends on what time you want to start and end your ride.

    The only real problem will be lack of vision due to the dust which will be really bad this time of year.
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  5. eatpasta

    eatpasta Lawnmower Target

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    what the hell was that from?

    :scratch
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  6. Zen Slug

    Zen Slug Spineless Adventurer

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    i'm gonna check my calendar and try to make this one. might be interested in a pre-run night ride on santa clara divide this coming weekend. if anybody is interested in that send me a PM.:deal
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  7. riceless

    riceless Let's Ride!

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  8. Zen Slug

    Zen Slug Spineless Adventurer

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    hey sito, didja get a new headlight bulb yet?

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  9. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Hey Joel, I might be up for this. What time do you think this will start?
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  10. sito

    sito Time to start the next chapter!

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    Yes I did:clap I'm good to go! Got the ultra bright white from KTMtwins. This will be a great test for that super expensive tourtec Light my wife got me for my B-day!
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  11. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    The moon actually peaks at 1AM Friday, but since we're riding the next night, it is still almost (98%) a full moon that Friday night.

    Thinking of having dinner at 7PM, then hit the trail around 8:30 PM, ride all the open trails out there, which will get us back to the pavement between 12 midnight and 1 AM. Any Cinderella can peel off anytime before midnight!

    http://www.almanac.com/astronomy/moon/calendar/index.php?monthyear=7/2008

    This actually makes a good training ride, which could be useful in the event you're stuck in the woods on one of your future rides. The only thing different is there won't be any FFs laughing at you!
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  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Touratec Light huh, you just volunteered yourself to lead the ride! :lol3
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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Zen Slug, about time we see you on the local trail :clap

    That leaves eatpasta :wink: as the remaining hold out!
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  14. sito

    sito Time to start the next chapter!

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    Pasta's got landing lights on his ride:lol3
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  15. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    I might be up for this! My lights kinda suck though.

    Pasta's bike got squished. :cry He's o.k. though. He's thinking about an XR650L. :clap

    Think I'll spoon on some knobbies this weekend. :D Gonna need them for Riceless rides, and trying to follow Dunerat before his dust settles. :huh
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  16. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Oni, you've been mising a lot of rides.

    Make this one FO SHO Oni!

    Someone from Santa Barbara with rich parents has no reason not to have a ride :confused
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  17. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    looks like i'm in..:wink: just on what bike???
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  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Any bike with lights! And of course your BMW jacket will glow in the dark.
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  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Thanks Dave........are you coming on this one? :ear
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  20. DSM8

    DSM8 Where fun goes to die....

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    Depends if the 990 is available we are putting it in a booth for an upcoming show so have to get some work done on it. Most likely I will be there but if on the 510 then what you decide for route would be the determinig factor. that bike is NOT fun on the freeway.
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