L. A. ADVenture Rides

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

  1. sito

    sito Time to start the next chapter!

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    Starbucks Coffee 27615 Baseline St, Highland, CA 92346 to gas up and wait for anyone that wants to join me. (8:00 -8:30) <!-- / message --><!-- sig -->
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  2. Earl999

    Earl999 Been here awhile

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    OK, will keep that in mind.
  3. isaac004

    isaac004 Been here awhile

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    I may be interested in the BB run this Saturday too. Would be riding the WR250R.
  4. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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  5. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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    Enjoy!
  6. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    Any one riding sun?
  7. mr. thumbs

    mr. thumbs Long timer

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    Lost Coyote's DS. Two others are going with me.
  8. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    Gotta be home to early...that was my original plan:cry
  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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  10. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    several noobs approached me and asked if i can be of help. they found the soft side of me....hahaha

    can't say no. hate to see a noob struggling to ride only to crash. i feel their pain. yes, been there and done that many times....:D

    so, we picked a day and trained....including myself...:shog
    this is our first (11-02-13) and more to follow.

    we set camp in hesperia (near sito's wash). with the help of ben and ersin, we took turns and share what we know. we had 6 students, slugdad, tim, morgan, rob, al and portabill, and not all are true noob.


    first drill was get on the pegs, focus on balance and bike control
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    next was turning
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    eight year old morgan
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    pyypp the perpect porm........hahaha
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  11. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    the practice area didn't have the hard packed dirt and hard to do the turns in 4'' of sandy top soil.

    jumped on the pavement so we can to the fundamentals without worrying about getting washed out
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    ben making sure everyone has a foot on the peg
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    what did we learn so far?
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    here's a hint
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    ersin volunteered to lead the figure 8
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    more later.
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    going over obstacle. i brought a 4 x 8 lumber and 8" log. it turned out to be lots of fun.

    ben led the group
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    nothing could stop rob's 990
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    morgan
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    bill
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    tim in a good attack form
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    a honda makes a nice pic...hahaha
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    break time
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    if you're not in the shade, wear a hat. always have one in my back pack all the time.
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  14. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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    Good on you guys for giving pointers to new riders.
  15. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    like how to un-bend a brake lever....yet you do it with a smile....:freaky

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  16. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    marty, who else would love the noobs...:lol3, really it was fun for us too.

    if you haven't recognized the area, this is your stumping ground.


    everyone loves hill climbs...wohooo
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    bill, it always look steeper from there and here too....:huh
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    vstrom liking it
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    even an old timer needs a practice (pics of the sleeping 990 got deleted)
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    elbows out....yeah
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  17. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    Looks fun... let me know when you do it again Joel.
  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    sure will tt, we can use some of the skills you learned from JL.



    next on the agenda is how to turn around after a failed hill climb
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    then on to a bigger hill
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    ersin and ben always there to help
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    after seeing that everyone got comfortable with the hill climbs, time to do the last session before graduation time, where else but at the sand wash...:eek1

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    morgan the 8th year old kid was not deterred at all even after a crash
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    tim doing good
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    al's first time being on sand
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    rob looking like a pro
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    tim (in blue jacket) learned that once you stop, you're screwed
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    get on the pegs and you're good, dangle your legs and you'll get sand in your boots...hahaha
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    congrats al, you made it over 2 miles of sand
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    what is so difficult about it?
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    time to get back to camp snoobie
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    GRADUATION TIME...hehe.

    no one got hurt, everyone smiling and just another way of enjoying the beautiful weather with friends
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    this one with headstaller (electric post on top of hat)...thanks for taking most of the pics!
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    JOIN US NEXT TIME, IT'S OPEN TO ALL BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE RIDERS ALIKE.

    SKILLED RIDERS ARE WELCOME TO GIVE US A HAND.
  19. mr. thumbs

    mr. thumbs Long timer

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    When?
  20. TheQuietOne

    TheQuietOne Adventurer

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    I might be interested, too.