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Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Mar 5, 2008.
She looks too young for them to be fake, but you never know...
I love this picture.
Saturday night was amazing. I was tired and going to sleep but I didnt know it was only 6:30. :eek1
It wasn't windy or cold. Perfect weather for camping with clear skys where you can see millions of stars. I ended up going to sleep at 9:30. I heard some nasty jokes around the fire and I am still googling to understand what was going on.
Riddler990 has a really nice North Face tent. Unfortunately it requires 3 people to set up.
First group left the campground before 8:00am as planned and made to Santa Maria for breakfast at Pappy's. We lost rruugger on the way to breakfast but he was back after 1,5 hours. :huh There are some speculations about what he did in this time period but I dan't wanna comment on that.
After over half an hour we were done with breakfast, rest of the group pulled in.
But by the time they made it, first group was leaving. So Dunerat, Sito, Rruugger, Riddler990 and El Zorrillo head out to Cold Spring Tavern for some more drinks.
Rest of the group had their breakfast as well. I was at the restaurant for 3 hours. :eek1 Arrived with first group and left with second.
Todd is asking my phone number.
After the breakfast Chris (Browneye), Joel (h8chains), John (Johngil) and I headed towards the best part of the weekend. Camino Cielo
Chris on his street bike with street tires
John under a shade
View on top of the trail was amazing. We could see all the was to Channel Island as John predicted.
At the end of West Camino Cielo Chris rode back home and we ride to Cold Spring Tavern. But there was a huge line for food and drinks so we didnt wait.
Joel is giving Adv salute to HD riders.
On our way back we took East Camino Cielo to bypass freeway. That piece of pavement is the best twisty for bikes. It is not long but amazing ride with amazing view.
And finally we had lunch at Stacky's Seaside cafe at Summerland and wrapped up the day.
Damn I took a lots of pictures. I am becoming more and more like Joel everyday. :eek1
See you guys at DV...
This was the fewest cops I ever saw...this whole route from home(The Valley) and back.
Every year somebody takes this one shot with only one rider in it. This is the longest (visible) dirt road I know.
"Hey Todd, do you think the KTM guys know all the wood and beer is over here in the GS camp?" Fudgy
satuday morning meeting place is at the shell on lyons. it was on the waypoints and gps route that i sent.
here i am, waiting for over 40 minutes, and no one showed up other than dunerat. that shows dr knows how to use his gps.....:huh
the pic shows chevron, though the shell station is just next door......
thanks to ersin for calling me after he received my text that they are at the wrong shell station...
my fault, i didn't realize the power of that big billboard will draw everyone's attention.
rode up on the 5 to the 126 to santa paula. from there we took the scenic 150 to ojai. though we had a little delay
kids, don't try this at home. taking pictures in the curve and over the shoulder are for professionals only
parking lot of the emporium cafe...brisk business for them that saturday morning..we made it to the restaurant on time...
not much of an adventure if EVERYTHING goes right
I gotta work on taking pics while buzzing along ... turns out I have a lot of sky shots
getting a little better
Can you pick the Shell station?
You can even see the Shell station where we were at lower right corner.
i see now, $3.89 for regular unleaded. below that are all fuzzy...
rr continues, and more pics coming.
ojai emporium cafe, the restaurant is off main street but very popular among locals and returning customers, that we are, 3 years in 4.
before we get seated, the 1st group was done eating. turned out to be a good move, the kitchen was freed up for the rest of us.
someone likes to moose around...
we were all done eating in no time, the pre-ordered breakfast worked out well and the restaurant staff did an excellent job getting us on the road on time.
there's duy, very rare we see him.
we divided the remaining riders into 2 groups. spafxer lead the 2nd group, while chris was in charge of the 3rd group.
riding on hw33 through the tunnels
many of us were on big bikes, and moving on a good pace. jim had to slow down a few times to give the thumpers to catch up, however they proved to be fast too....easy for them to do since we stayed within the posted speed limits....
lots of twisties, can only post the big sweepers, but plenty of the tight ones to challenge everyone
there are the real "roadies"
heading towards maricopa
Interesting Swedish girl you got for the ride. Now I wished I had come along for the ride. Did she provide massages for the group as well?
the obligatory "gas price pic" at maricopa station
all 3 groups met at the gas station
rruugger sporting a new jacket; PPs, fyi, every organized rides we do, it makes people spend $ and help stimulate the economy and local businesses...
first l.a. adv ride with all sort of luggages
airing down the beasts
i got mine first, no twas me.....haha...riders with same taste for $$$ protection....
this happens when you try riding with the fast group.
wtp you have there john hanging by your waist
one of these riders is the beast master
spafxer doing a safety check
beginning of elkhorn
big bike friendly roads somewhere in carrrizo
our ride leader wasn't doing a good job staying in front...
ktmmule proved that the big strom is also a beast
more of cat38....yeah, i'm slowly enticing him to come out more often and join our group rides