L. A. ADVenture Rides

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Mar 5, 2008.

  1. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    longd, that's a sweet bike you have and the perfect size for the ride we do.

    we did gorman once and we talked about doing it again, and a make it a 2-day weekend ride and camping. no firm date yet.

    the upcoming rides for 2008

    oct. 11 - nOObs scd/bpl/pacifico/newcomb's lunch
    oct. 17 - full moon ride
    oct. 25 - tt's ride (limited riders)
    nov. 1st - pacifico pre-closure ride (the gates will be locked on nov. 15), lunch at newcomb's
    nov. 7, 8, 9 - nOObs Death Valley rALLy
    nov. 15 - tule/rock inn/sawmill/liebre
    nov. 22/23 - gorman camp/ride
    nov. 29 - scd/bpl/lynx
    dec. 6/7 - piute (south of lake isabela) camp/ride at trailtrick's place
    dec. 12/13/14 - Baja Mexico
    dec. 20 - l.a. weekend riders christmas party
    dec. 27 - open
    jan. 3 - welcome 2009 ride


    if you guys have some suggestions, please do so.

    i will be on vacation from sept 26th to oct 4 (2 consecutive weekends), you're on your own kids....
  2. bouncing billy

    bouncing billy Been here awhile

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    joel, the only guy that goes on vacation to get away from moto ,gotta love it:lol3We have to do the trail tt showed us before the rains or impasseble,and it seems you have left out jawbone canyon and randsburg and cal city, so many places to get lost not enough time.Good on ya for the anniversery,so now you can start tall tales by ' i remember when ,or back in the day,lost nood to dude by next year ff.Midnight riders might be short one ,work and kids baseball and b-day party,we'll see:freaky
  3. bouncing billy

    bouncing billy Been here awhile

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    hey nowwhat ,do what the supermoto boys do ,go to elmirage ,hop in the truck and make a tt course like a houseshoe on the lake with cones and run two tanks throu that se and you'll be sliding full lock both sides by lunch,promise,I'll go with ya and film it ,anyone else can meet up there,or to guys start at opposite ends and dont stop till one passes the other.:clap
  4. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    bb, i love to do jawbone, randsburg, and cal city. i'm saving all the desert rides for the winter months....jan, feb, and march

    we have to include lake el mirage, sand diego area, baja ca, johnson valley, and riceless backyard

    the tt trails should be done before the rain, but let's make it outside the adv rides and limited only to a number of riders.....:wink:
  5. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    i don't blame you bro, have fun this weekend.
  6. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    don't forget the physical therapist!:evil
  7. grinder96

    grinder96 Long timer

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    You will have a good time!! i did rich's school a year and a half ago and had a really good time!!! Also think about american supercamp in november at city of industry!!!
    http://www.americansupercamp.com/

    I have taken them twice and now they offer a super moto coarse!!!
  8. Artboy57

    Artboy57 Slave to THE MOUSE

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    I'm up for some foolishness like that! Haven't been to Carrizo in months. It's supposed to be a few degrees cooler Sat.
  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    have fun guys....we have to do a big bike ride one of these days before the 33 becomes impassable.

    joel
  10. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    May I ask, what time and where you guys are going meet? Curious minds want to know....:ear SCD or Ojai? :wink:
  11. reBARman

    reBARman Been here awhile

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    Cool, I'm thinking we could meet either at the normal spot (7-11 at Osbourne and the 210) and take Little T up and over to Frazier Park, Or just meet in Frazier park at the Shell station just off the 5. I'm cool either way lets say 7:30 at 7-11 or 8:00 at Frazier....:ear
  12. trid

    trid Adventurer

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    :clap :clap :clap Soooo where is the sat ride going... Trid needs dirt.
  13. Artboy57

    Artboy57 Slave to THE MOUSE

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    Let's do 7:30 at 7-11, maybe hook up a couple other FFs for the longer trek. We could go up and back the slow twisty way or slab either way, I don't mind 8 hour rides myself. Weather for Taft tomorrow sez low 60s in the AM. high of 80!:clap
  14. reBARman

    reBARman Been here awhile

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    Hey Trid. The objective for Sat, is Carrizo National Monument. The dirt is there, but it's a lot of slabbing to get to it. Around 75 to 100 miles depending on routes. Right now it looks like me, Artboy57 and xymotic, meeting at 7/11 off Osbourne and the 210..
  15. reBARman

    reBARman Been here awhile

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    Right On!:thumb I got the whole day too.. 7:30 at the 7/11 it is!
  16. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Yesterday was the 3rd time, in 3 months, we rode under the full moon in Angeles Forest. It's was a crazy idea, and to a point relatively unsafe. Imagine, in full daylight alone accidents happen, what more when the visibility at any speed is limited to a tiny patch of light in front of us.

    This ride became a tradition, and at the same time, I see it as an opportunity to learn how to ride in the dark, much like acquiring a survival skill that adventure riders has to go through. We had carnages in the last 2 rides, and yesterday's was no different...:D

    Just hours before the ride, we had a flurry of excuses and no show that threatened the ride. At least 5 regular riders were missing, anyway nothing stopped us from making this event to happen.

    e-nuff, let's get the pics posted, boring one first.....:snore

    On my way to Lynx Gulch...the canyons pretty much mine :clap
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    I always wanted to take a picture of this bridge, since I had the time, went ahead and did it. You'll notice the change in elevations, the whole ride is from almost sea level to over 6K feet.
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    That trail cut along the mountain side is Lynx. In an hour, I will be looking down where I took this picture.
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    I got to the bottom of the Lynx trailhead and the Masia was already waiting.
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    More pics and rr coming...:fyyff


    :D
  17. riceless

    riceless Let's Ride!

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    Wow! The moon was soooo bright it looked like daytime! :eek1 :eek1 :eek1
  18. rruugger

    rruugger formally rruugger

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    Joel, If I were'nt familiar with your behind the back reach-a-round technique I'd say your fixn' for a head on with that Jetta! :eek1
  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    the masiah and i didn't wait too long, klnkern and sito rode in
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    air down = better traction = speed
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    w8ted about 15 minutes so we don't leave anyone behind, especially those who made us think they're coming :D
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    at 6:20 pm, we were moving

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    bruce and i were worried that sito will catch up and leave us in a dust storm....check out the brown cloud behind us, a 950 storm coming :eek1
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    soon chris passed us. note to nOObs, putting weight on the peg makes the bike turn
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    oh shit, here's sito
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    right on my butt
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    and now there's a rock spittin 950 in front of me!
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    used to be a water crossing now mud...too bad the pic turned out crappy, it's almost evening inside the canyons
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    enjoying the break, and these guys rode light, no 12-pack tonight :D
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    at 7pm, the trail looks like this.....nOOb friendly, i didn't have chance to take pictures of sections making lynx notorious since both hands had gorilla grip on the bars.
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    minor trailside repair; this 950 is still spotless :eek1 , we'll see it again later on :D
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    we made it to the mill creek ranger station at 7:15
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  20. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    i have one good one of the full moon! :huh :huh :huh
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    :lol3