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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    it was my first time to the monument. more personal and meaningful once you see it. it's actually a memorial for many riders who passed away.

    the 610 is a good bike to get you there. also include the cuddeback lake, hoffmann tower, and randsburg. depends on where will you be staging, but that is a full day of riding.


    yeah john, the riding god has been good to us last weekend's camp and ride, then this weekend.

    your 990 would have roosted dust and sand in our faces if you showed up....:lol3



    rich, we can plan on something, camp and ride. i saw some areas where we can camp. there is also a good and long route (big bike friendly) to the monument and cuddeback that the gas station attendant pointed out to us. more dirt than the gps track that i planned to run. ersin and tex will love this ride.
  2. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    :ear my kid would love this ride... good place for him to work on the CRF450X skills
    we can camp in Red mountain / Spangler Hills OHV area.. Sat ride to Trona Pinncales and Sunday ride to Haski.... this can be combo small and big bike ride weekend... the biggest obsticle will be sand :deal
    by the time this weekend will be over all riders will love riding the sand:wink:

    Friday after noon we can do skill practice....
  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    thanks to the gas station attendant, we were able to skip 6 miles of pavement and on to this road. and just like any goooood riders, the boys are in staggered position.
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    picking the cleanest line
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    aaaah....a go pro, need to see what you got there adam.
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    my brand new montana kept on dying on me. turned out the rugged mount by garmin is POS, the contacts from external power keep on missing. touratech needs to come up with a solution. if you have one, turn off the power saver when you're riding. don't worry, the rechargeable battery is good for 16 hours when fully charged (according to garmin).
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    isaac
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    whale foreskin suit looks great on eric
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    adam has little issue gettting the lighter bike unstuck
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    a little practice for next weeks ride to vegas
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    sorry gerd for the poor focus
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    we all made to hoffman road
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  4. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    :rofl


    this portion is pretty flat and you're already all squigly; the se on 2nd gear, you can dig all the way to china....:lol3

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    seriously, this is one of the most fun ride we ever did, and lots of skills were learned.





    good idea. we can plan something after the holidays.
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  6. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    i start in 2nd so by the time u snap the pic i was in 3rd or 4th:wink:

    i did work on my navigational skills:lol3
  7. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    2nd weekend of Dec, it is full moon??
    we can do G rated weekend...
  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    hey lior, that was fun riding side by side on the way to the haski monument until you found me too slow.....:rofl
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    approaching the monument
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    we were the first of the 3 groups who got there
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    sean getting the stuff out
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    remembering a fallen good friend
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    more riders showed up
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    something to remember
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    my fave......:D
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    hello fellow adv'ers
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    :rofla bunch of lopsided pucking pucks
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    the haski monument is a great destination and good riding. this is going to be an annual ride for me.
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  9. Sasquatch2112

    Sasquatch2112 Asbestos

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    Shoot, that is shallow sand! Fudgy should have kicked everyone's *ss. If he didn't I am calling Jimmy!

    If you are doing this ride the second weekend of Dec I am in!

    This Friday I am leaving Camarillo, a lot of street to Rowher coming in the back way. Meet up with some FF's ride a bit then back out to Rock Inn for lunch then home.

    HUGE Bike friendly. :huh
  10. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    after spending some quality time at the monument, danny suggested that we take the short cut...:csm

    here's isaac approaching the infamous woopy sandy wash...:D
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    it didn't take long, i see a 600 lb pig hiding in the bush.........:lol3
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    by now, the fat bikes knew it was a trap
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    overall, it wasn't really that bad
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    you gotta be a big guy to make a gsa look like a scooter.....:eek1
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    wohooooo, we're approaching the dry lake bed....:clap
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    the big bikes could not be contained and were all excited
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    i wonder if anyone broke nowwhat's speed record????....:deal
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  11. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    that was the easiest short cut i know... :evil
    i do know 2 other short cuts, one of the 2 i don't think GS can pass (bike will be wide) i couldn't remember which one it was:lol3


    did u noticed that there were 2 other options from Haski but none of the groups used it:D
  12. GalacticGS

    GalacticGS 1200 GS Rider

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    Looks like a great time. Too bad I missed it. Would have loved to ridden my GS in the desert with some other Beemer's. Will be at LAB2V though this next week (but riding my new Husa 570).
  13. liorsmotoride

    liorsmotoride Lior's moto ride

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    Joel you are doing very good and im allways enjoy riding with you :freaky
  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    i googled the 2 trails...they go straight to hell.......:grim

    anyone knows how far the F22 crash sight from haski?



    next month is iffy. i am planning to go the mc show in long beach that weekend.



    hahaha...yes, that is shallow. i was hanging on to survive in the deep sections, sorry no pics.

    bob, have fun at rowher, condition should be epic. we will be waiting for the rr...yeah, you're notorious for bailing out...we want to see some pics...:lol3





    a 570......summmmabitch!

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    congrats larry.

    i like it too, the gs at home, then you have a bike stored in vegas. if you need a place in l.a.....look no more.......:rofl

    i'll even truck it to the nOObs rally next march in DV.



    lior, let's get the word out. thre's no better riding partner, than having factory trained mechanic in the group......:evil if you PPs going to have a bike break down, better on the trail since lior does not charge a single penny......:clap
    once on pavement, his hourly rate is pretty reasonable.

    the last stop for the group was at the hoffman tower
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    after this pic, the 5 BMW riders took the nearby higway 395.

    yes, we were fortunate to have the near perfect weather, great riding, no injury, and having good guys in the group.
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    the 4 of us, sean, danny, isaac and I continued on and explored the dirt trails between cal city and mojave. it was getting late and very cold. once we hit the 58, danny got on it, and rode home in the dark.


    dead bike and planes - duh...i ran out of gas after 95 miles......:D ymmv in the sand wash....:rofl
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    i waited, waited, and waited for help....:ddog. nothing, i pushed the bike for 1/4 mile, then this nice guy and his son were going the opposite direction and saw me. they made a u-turn and rescued me.....:clap

    another great experience and good karma.
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    yeah, my day ended in a very good note! it was the perfect day.....:D

    thanks to everyone who made the weekend a great one.
  15. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    sorry, i made very bad assumption....
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    Sounds goooood!
  17. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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    Joel, here are a few crash sites from Jerry Counts.

    F-22 is there.

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  18. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    very nice.... added to my 2do:evil
  19. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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    Nice one day ride, but might be a little easy for some.
    Weather is good, but days are short. Maybe we can do this before the end of the year.
  20. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    if we do it as day trip then 1st or 2nd sat next month:evil