Assault on Tahoe 6-12 '09 until you leave

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by tahoeacr, Nov 30, 2008.

  1. Super Suz

    Super Suz N00b with B00b

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    I'm goin'!
    Got an appt with the DMV in South Tahoe/Stateline to register a 250 and I'm gonna ride it dangit!
  2. jimbee

    jimbee Airhead Intermediate

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    EDIT: Heading up from Reno at o-dawn-thirty. See you all soon!


    getting close... trying to decide whether or not to still head up tonight.

    Is a 10:30pm arrival going to wake anyone at the house up!? Cheers!!
  3. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    I'm out for Friday. I've been up for 36hrs already and have work tonight. Its not going to make for a safe ride. I even had the 640 already loaded. I'm going to show up Saturday on the 950. I still have to be in Sacramento Saturday night. Ill upload a pix of the loaded 640 when I get to a computer. The blackberry isn't cutting it.



    Nate
  4. longtallsally

    longtallsally Yeah I'm a chick

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    Lame as it is, we decided to listen to the gods on this one... Going to hit Hollister on Saturday as a make up. Lame. :cry

  5. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    I drove up from LA to Santa Cruz today to buy a new te 610. You guys have no idea how much it hurt to turn around and come back to LA rather than driving up to Reno. Tomorrow I have to work. I mean that doesn't seem right does it? A new Bike and I can't ride it? Who makes these stupid rules?

    you guys have fun, wish I was gonna be there.
  6. MrsTahoeacr

    MrsTahoeacr Adventurer

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    quote=GillaFunk]IT goes like this,
    All packed up, ready to go. Insert Key in ignition to move truck to load
    trailer.
    NOTHING :kboom
    Dead Battery in truck.
    Find neighbor. Get jump.
    Load bike onto trailer, see trailer tire is low on air. move truck to use air pump.
    Attach pump to tire stem.

    This happens

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    :becca

    Sally cant ride his 250 on the street to Tahoe. :kboom

    I take a dead battery and a shit flat tire as a sign I should not attempt Tahoe this time.

    Myself and ShortFatSally are OUT.

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    So far as I can see by the size of that tire, it looks like the BARBIE JEEP is out of comission, so just pull the BARBIE CORVETTE out and install the rack so you can put your little bike on the back and get your butt up here, you big SISSY!!!!!! Or ride the big bike here, its not that far sissy la la!!!!
  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    jim and i left at 1:30 pm from my house and got to jeff's at 11 pm safely. it was a fun ride to get up here......:wings

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  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    WAKE UP TRAILTRICK.............TIME TO RIDE..:ricky

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  9. Super Suz

    Super Suz N00b with B00b

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    weather looks good in Carson Valley

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  10. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    That would be the tire to the trailer. And the tire on the big bike are street slicks and are already at the wear bars. C'mon now. Dead battery and a flat tire. You dont think someone was trying to tell me something? What are the chances?

    In my haste last night I packed my phone and left it in the truck till this AM. What a lovely voicemail I had once I heard it at work. :dizave

    Im here, at my desk, slamming my :baldy into the monitor.


    :becca THIS IS SUCH SHIT! :puke2
  11. ww2planes

    ww2planes n00b

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    New to the ADV scene and long time resident of the area. Are you doing any riding on Saturday the 13th?
  12. lsellers

    lsellers a DSRIDER

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    have fun:D
  13. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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    Yes, meet at Kingsbury grade and N Benjamin at 9:00 am.
  14. Moto One

    Moto One Been here awhile

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    I survived the Friday ride... Had a great time, with a good group of riders.

    Mark.
  15. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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    Meow, Meow:gerg , this is what happens when Zing and I start drinking early!!!! I know it was your trailer, :eek1 Just giving you shit cause you PROMISED me fancy wine! No fancy wine in Tahoe, still waiting. Do you really own a bike? Zing says, he's seen you once, no bike, and you have bailed 3 tmes. Your shooting blanks!!!:asshat All kidding aside, Zing says riding was great, also went on the boat:jkam Cocktails on the porch, lovely dinner to be served. You still have time to make the BBQ tomorrow. Miss you, huggs and kisses, Mrstahoeacr:sweeti and LIL Zing!
  16. xymotic

    xymotic Long timer

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    pictures.


    Now dammit!!!:ddog
  17. 2manyrides

    2manyrides shifty charactor

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    So I hope no one was looking for me, I hit the slab back to south shore.
    I had a great ride. If this happens again I'll be needing modern machinery!
    There was a couple times I couldn't make out the boulders for all the dust, but I missed all the big ones.
    The poor little avenger was gasping for air. When we came apon the Leviathan mine road on 89, I looked up and saw the repeater station...
    I thought, "oh no even higher!" (gasp)

    So Robert was low on gas...bet you had to reload his tank. I was beginning to worry when Markleville looked like the station wasn't open so I cruised right on through. Stopping to look inside the tank at woodfords...not much gas left!
    The sign at the 88-89 juntion said Tahoe 26 miles. I thought no trouble, even though I had gone on reserve. Heading down the other side of luther pass the motor went buuuwaaaa...(petcocks at rear of tank, going downhill=no gas in carb)
    But there was still some gas in there. Just in case, I pulled the plug and checked for spark...that was good.
    So next the old limey trick of laying the bike over on it's side till the footpeg folds. Now the last gas is over on the reserve side of the tank! But I didn't want to use it yet! Figured I'd bump it after coasting as far as I could. Got all the way down to santa claus lane @ Meyers city limits and came to a stop.
    This time it started first kick and off we went all the way to that chevron station near the inspection station. So all was well and I headed back for SF street in SLT.
    But I already had it in my head that I shouldn't punish the little museum piece 2 days in a row. I loaded up and drove home. No need to push my luck, as this was a fine ride today.
    (you ride a little...you tinker with it...ride a little more)

    You guys have a great ride tomorrow. Nice meeting all of you.
    This was a very rewarding adventure for me.
    Thanks tahoeracer for the push start in Holbrook.
    Thanks Mrs tahoeracer for shouting out about the morning coffee.

    I rode 110.8 miles
    The total motor run time was 3 hours 35 min 43 sec
    max speed 61.2
    max engine temp 217 f

    Since I made the triumph street legal I have 183.34 hours in the saddle.
    I broke the 5,000 miles barrier while coasting down the grade off luther pass.
    Who knows how much time and miles are on it all those years with a green sticker!

    What a ride!
    22manyrides
  18. tahoeacr

    tahoeacr Long timer

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  19. NSFW

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  20. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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