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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  2. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    I just realized tomorrow is a beautiful day! Since I decided not to go to WARP, I can sneak out for a half day ride.

    Sorry for the last minute notice, anyone up for a mellow ride, meet at 7-11 at 8AM.

    After doing SCD, we can do Lynx from Mt. Gleason and come out on Upper Big T.

    :ear
  3. wotevah

    wotevah Been here awhile

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    I'd try SCD but probably skip Lynx (on SM). There is still the thing that I might not wake up that early, unless the garbage truck shows up again at 6am on a saturday...

  4. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    I'm in for the ride tomorrow.
  5. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    wotevah I hope you come out, I'm thinking of buying a dr-z400sm and I'd like to see your bike.
  6. wotevah

    wotevah Been here awhile

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    We'll I'm up, so I guess I'm in...

    I'm assuming the 7-11 at the entrance to Little T, right ?
  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    That's the one, just to the left of Osbone.

    See you shortly.
  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Shortly after I got there, Wotevah showed up

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    A view of Little T from above
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    On SCD but not quite there yet, we haven't hit dirt. This is Wotevah first outing at the divide.

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    Wotevah stuck right with me in spite of doing my best ability ability to shake him off.

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    Led him to the easiest trails I could find
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    Most trails were easy and we kept it that way
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    As you can see, the trail was well groomed

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    And a rider can easily get complacent until he puckers-up! :lol3

    I've been waiting for this for like an hour :wink:

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    Wotevah was quick in picking up his bike and I was only able to take 1 shot
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    The rest of the ride was boring, no bikes napping and we ended up having lunch at the usual place.
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  9. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    Our little Joel is all grown up....he went on a ride....led the way and the "other" guy's bike took a nap...:D ....what is the world coming to....?
  10. Artboy57

    Artboy57 Slave to THE MOUSE

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    I turn my back and they sneak out for a ride!!:thwak Well I'm heading out Sunday at 7:00 (before the forecasted 100 degrees) for the same route if anyone else is free. I'm heading home by 10 or 11. Trying out my new knee braces!:gerg 7AM at the Osborne 7-11 if anyone's interested.
  11. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    I overdid it last night and, in spite of setting 2 alarms, I slept though them both. I hope you guys had fun.
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    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    artboy I may meet up with you tomorrow but don't wait too long for me. I've been a flake once this weekend already.
  13. wotevah

    wotevah Been here awhile

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    Now I understand why h8chains waited for me right after nicely grooved, gravel-filled curves! I managed to get through those :ricky and dumped the bike in the easiest spot. Oh well.

    I also got to witness h8chains' conversational prowess, as he proceeded to insult a fellow rider at Hidden Springs Cafe by telling him "aren't you too old to ride" ? The only way that could've been worse if he'd shown the ADV sign at the same time :evil

    Random pic, a native from the area:
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  14. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    i think i'm in.
    thought the GF had the day off, but nope. she works.
    that means i play!!!:rofl
    where exactly is the 7-11.
    see you in the AM
  15. wotevah

    wotevah Been here awhile

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  16. Artboy57

    Artboy57 Slave to THE MOUSE

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    Take the Osborne exit on the 210 ( going West from Pasadena area). Right at the bottom of ramp, immediate left at light heading in to Little Tujunga canyon. 7-11 will be to your left a block or so in. Gas in Sunland 2 exits East of there if you need it. Meeting 7AM (ish)
  17. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    coolio:jkam

    see you at 7
  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Funny thing happened at Hidden Springs, we met another ADV rider whom I met before. This guy and 2old2ride look identical in all angles. Anyway, I greeted him" Haven't seen you for a while "too old to ride", where have you been? . :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 He was shaken, but very cool and replied, do you mean my handle?

    Wotevah, pleasure having you along. Slow is fun too, you know!
  19. Oni

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    That's too funny! :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
  20. Doghouse_Riley

    Doghouse_Riley Wannabe Adventure Tourer

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    Anybody able to sneak out tomorrow afternoon? I want to ride Monday afternoon (4/28).The tentative plan is to be at Jay's around 3pm, ride up Lynx maybe go hit something off SCD (time permitting) and head home.

    Time is flexable. PM me if you want in.
    :ear