Death Valley Noob Rally, who'd like to go?

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Cowgirl, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    I'm planning on going to the Noob Rally again this year (details here http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=841673 ) I'm taking my full size pickup with my WR in the back and I have room for another bike and rider to go along. Share gas, driving and probably one night motel each way (driving is optional). Anybody in the Lower Mainland/Vancouver Island area interested drop me a PM. If there's a bunch of interest I can tow a trailer easily but someone would have to bring a car. This is a really fun rally with a bunch of great peeps, definitely a good time.
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  2. offworlder

    offworlder Been here awhile

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    Looks like a great event - and a great way to get introduced to the trails in Death Valley.
    I'm interested, and will do some more homework re timing, etc...WIll let you know if its in the cards for me.

    Thanks.
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  3. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Cool.
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  4. triplenickel

    triplenickel Long timer

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    See you there. A group of us was already planning a trip down starting a week earlier, I didn't even know there was a rally. Good thing I found this post or we might have gotten punted when everyone else showed!:rofl
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  5. offworlder

    offworlder Been here awhile

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    Do tell. :lurk
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  6. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    It's happened before :deal :lol3
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    triplenickel Long timer

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    Planning is still in the early stages but so far we're looking at a couple trucks and a trailer and heading down to DV for some riding then finish off with a couple days of fun in Vegas before we come back up. We'll likely be there on the Monday before the rally, departure date is still in the air pending some holiday time away from work for one of the others. It should be a good time, brand new experience as none of us have ridden there before.
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  8. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander only happy when sad

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    How can you go twice and it still be considered a noob rally :scratch
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  9. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    You haven't seen me ride rocks and sand. :lol3
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  10. Dan Alexander

    Dan Alexander only happy when sad

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    gotcha :D
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  11. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Just a note -this rally is capped at 200 and they're already over 160 so if you're sitting on the fence you don't have a lot of time.
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  13. offworlder

    offworlder Been here awhile

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    Dang ! Its already full !!! Me thinks I might have to camp in the desert, and tag along for the ride/routes...
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  14. Cowgirl

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    I believe that's been done but there's always last minute cancellations. If you get in on the wait list now you won't have any trouble getting a spot.
    It looks right now like I'll be heading down on the 19th. Jimmy Lewis is going to do a 2 day course the weekend before and I'd like to take that. I took his 1 day course last time and it helped me a lot.
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  15. squonker

    squonker Eat my shorts

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    Ha ha! Cowgirl rides in the short bus! :lol3
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    haha short bus i love it! i take it you are taking your WRR down? i put myself on the wait list tonight, run down in my Vstrom. that's my birthday weekend so it would be a fun trip.
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  17. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Yes, I'll be taking the WRR. I may take one or two of my other bikes depending on whether I get any passengers.
    Just be sure to check the road reports before you set off Cody, I've run into snow on the Oregon - California border before.
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  18. whowardb

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    Yeahbut there's always the coastal route where you only get freezing rain
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