Central Valley Dual Sport Rides more fun good times

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by dsrider, Jul 18, 2007.

  1. theredrocket23

    theredrocket23 Been here awhile

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    Another fantastic ride led by JPaccassi and Ben.<label for="rb_iconid_24">[​IMG]</label> Great scenery and fun trails, we put in around 180 miles from start to finish..Looking forward to LAB2V in a few weeks. :norton :1drink
  2. PotentialScat

    PotentialScat aint

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    yep, fun.


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  3. piedralone

    piedralone SoilSampleCollecter

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    Great video Ben, sorry I missed the ride. (then you could had video of me falling in the snow!) What happened to the video of the ride before? I know I didn't f fall down.:wave
  4. PotentialScat

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    I didn't post it because it is kind of long and i dont have editing software. But here ya go:



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  5. JPaccassi

    JPaccassi ...searching

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    Same video as Ben's cattle mountain one except looking forward :D

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  6. McKay

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    About a dozen or so of us went with Tanner on a day ride up to Big Creek for lunch then on to Mushroom Rock for a look around. Route was Auberry gas station up 168 then onto Jose Basin then Old grade road into Big Creek. From there its a short ride on service roads to the top. I took my Tiger out to break her virginity in the dirt, I can say she did just fine.

    Had a great time and met some great people. Found out BMW's run upside down too!.

    Meet at Auberry

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    Bikes from all makes represented, 250's all the way up to the 1200's.

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    Somewhere on Jose Basin

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    Lunch, not too dam bad either!

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    Our destination lies somewhere behind the big rock on top.

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    The magic Beemer that runs on its back

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    Have no idea how this happened, low speed spill and the bike ended wrong side up. Somebody must have flashed
    a peace sign instead of the two wheels down symbol on the ride up. Damages were not too bad, rider was not hurt at all,
    his wallet is about to take an ass kicking though.

    Mushroom Rock parking

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    The view, with smog

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    The rock..

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    Up close

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    Was a great ride and Tanner only had to yell at us once or twice :lol3
  7. piedralone

    piedralone SoilSampleCollecter

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    Nice video Ben, Like all that bonus footage. Have to make some time to view the rest. Love that Usal Rd footage, its great up there when the sun finaly comes out. Nice pics Jeff, I remeber I used to work on my bikes that way! How much damage was done to that beast?:cry Glad no one hurt except pride on both of theses ride this weekend.:clap
  8. McKay

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    Damage just what you would guess, mirrors and windscreen, I think the mounts broke too but it wasn't too bad considering. He had one hell of a tough fender box, that saved it from more substantial damages I think.
  9. Scrambleon

    Scrambleon Been here awhile

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    Yesterday while you were all at work, :lol3 I had a couple of hours to burn after mounting my rear MT43. So I decided to make a run up and over Bald Mtn. and out Tamarack Ridge before the temps fell and the snow set in. I forgot how much I liked that tire!

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    It was an awesome ride with perfect temps and a nice view of a couple control burns. It won't look like that tomorrow. :D

    Scrambleon
  10. pcvance

    pcvance Walk Verplank

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    NICE JOSH...YOU WERE RIGHT,
    BALD MT TODAY
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  11. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    those are two different bald mountain look outs :deal
  12. lsellers

    lsellers a DSRIDER

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    Who's going riding this weekend?

    :evil
  13. montibank

    montibank Happy

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    Not I... :/
  14. JPaccassi

    JPaccassi ...searching

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    Me neither:1drink....and I don't think Layne is going either, I think he was just trying to get the thread back on the first page:rofl

    LA-B-2-V next weekend:clap........looks like I'll be making it a 900 mile trip. Getting a ride to Palmdale, then riding the ride (518 miles over 2 days), then riding back to Fresno from Vegas (390 miles) on the Sunday after.:wink:
  15. HAPPYTRAILSINC

    HAPPYTRAILSINC single track rider

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    WE are riding piutes sunday from jawbone:lol3 should be some epic conditions!!!
  16. montibank

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    Awww man. I wanna be yer wing man and iron ass it whitcha, but I think I am never going to be able to do LA->Vegas. Missing family garherings is where she draws the line. Have fun - dont ride over your head and dont ride tired.
  17. redwave

    redwave sue eee! (Pig Man)

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    Or underwater without SCUBA or snorkel...(no, JP, you'll never live it down) your're the dust beneath my wings. Be freakin' safe Bro---

    Redwave dave
  18. lsellers

    lsellers a DSRIDER

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    You caught me. Have fun next weekend. The long journeys are always the best.

    Monte: never say never. Get the fam all involved. Make it a great family adventure gathering or something.
  19. Scrambleon

    Scrambleon Been here awhile

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    I'm out this weekend as well. While on a ride yesterday I had a hard getoff and messed up my shoulder. Thought I broke my collar bone but xray came back negative. A couple days at work to recuperate and I will be ready to roll.:clap. You guys have fun on the LAB2V ride. I will be following it closely.

    Scrambleon
  20. McKay

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