Big bike weekend in Big Bear

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by dirtdadx, Jul 20, 2011.

  1. dirtdadx

    dirtdadx Noob ad Infinitum

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    Myself, LinksIT, and Shunka, riding BMW parallel twins and a Koolaid Trail Motorcycle 950 had a weekend in Big Bear. I plan to post more vids.

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  2. linksIT

    linksIT nOObie

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    Had a great relaxing weekend up in Big Bear. More photos and write up coming soon.
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  3. Shunka

    Shunka Supervision Required

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    What a damn fine weekend!!! :clap Anyone seen Dirtdadx? :lol3
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  4. dirtdadx

    dirtdadx Noob ad Infinitum

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    Last I knew he was turning left.
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  5. linksIT

    linksIT nOObie

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    I was right over there, dont know how you guys missed me.:rofl
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  6. linksIT

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    We left from San Clemente and headed over Ortega to the 15. The plan was to head up to Big Bear and ride as much dirt as possible.
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    A brief stop to gas up and we would be in the dirt in no time.
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    Finally some dirt. We get ready to head up the back of Big Bear.
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    Nice, this is more like it.
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    Here comes Dirtdadx
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    And Shunka
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  7. linksIT

    linksIT nOObie

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    Aaaahhh it sure is good to be out in the forest.
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    Lets ride
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  8. linksIT

    linksIT nOObie

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    I think some lunch and a cold beer would be perfect right about now
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    Oh yeah that is more like it
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    Perhaps we should set up camp so we can ride without all this gear. Lets go
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    When I was younger we didn't have them fancy BMW KTM things the nice gentleman at the check it told us.
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    This will do nicely, dibs on the spot by the tree.
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  9. linksIT

    linksIT nOObie

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    Camps set up its time to ride.
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    Just look at the views up here
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    They are awesome
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  10. dirtdadx

    dirtdadx Noob ad Infinitum

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    Thanks for taking the great pics, links, next time I will bring my still camera so we can get some shots of you riding.
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  11. Shunka

    Shunka Supervision Required

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    :stupid X2
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  12. Bill 310

    Bill 310 Poser Emeritus

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    Nice looking bikes, I especially like the "Eat Moose 10,000 Wolves Can't Be Wrong Sticker" on the fast KTM with the HT panniers


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  13. Dorzok

    Dorzok Long timer

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    what's your video setup? and how do you capture your speech?
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  14. Shunka

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    The KTM is fast...but the Moose sticker makes it faster!:wink:
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  15. dirtdadx

    dirtdadx Noob ad Infinitum

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    I have a Contour 1080p that I have rewired the built in mic so that it comes out of the camera and into my full face helmet.

    There are cameras now that have external mic plugs so you don't have to do your own wiring, like the Contour+, VIO and Drift
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  16. Dorzok

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    got it. thought i read in the video that you were bluetoothed. i'm planning on a drift myself.
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  17. dirtdadx

    dirtdadx Noob ad Infinitum

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    I have the Contour and a Scala G4 both on my helmet. Looks kinda geeky but I like it.
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  18. Rob.G

    Rob.G Mostly Harmless

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    I remember that trail!! A friend and I did that same trail about three weeks ago on our small bikes... my KLX250S, his DR200. We were running out of daylight so we picked the easier route rather than take the black diamond trail that looked like it went in the same direction.

    Rob
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  19. linksIT

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    We rode allot and a little dinner sounded great. A food pic would be in order
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    Back to camp for a nice evening around the fire.
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    Up fairly early the next day to load up, do some riding and head home.
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    You think we should head out?
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    Brief stop at the visitor center to get a route that puts you through some historical sites up here.
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    And were off
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    a old filled in mine shaft
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    the hanging tree
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    Ross's grave
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    We got sepertated from Dirtdadx briefly but this group of KLRs and KTMs told us he was about a mile back up the trail waiting under [​IMG]a tree.

    One last photo op before slabbing it home
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    AS we headed down the mountain it got into the upper 90's. 2 hours later we were back in San Clemente. Great weekend with good company. Thanks for checking out my first attempt at a ride report.
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  20. SuperCape

    SuperCape "There's No Cure For It"

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    Good job on the RR, nice video, and nice bike Mike ;)
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