L. A. ADVenture Rides

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

  1. luv2race

    luv2race Confused

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    Does Sito take AAA? :D

  2. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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  3. RAZR

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

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  4. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Originally planned in Dec but didn't really take off until on Jan 9th of this year. This is our first major ride for 2009. There were 8 riders from the regular weekend crew namely - rob (nmbmn), john (rruugger), noel (dr), javier (tt), joel 8)H, dannyG, rich (2wheelsgood), and tony (tt's friend). Then we have steve (roundstock) from orange county, then from san diego, steve (dirt rider), luke (eggroll), greg (gregwannabe). So, a total of 12 riders, 3-950adv, 1-950se, 3-640a, 1 690e, 1 bmw dakar, 1 bmw xc,, 1 husky 450 and a dr650.

    The plan is to ride dirt as much as we can from Tecate to as far south as Camalu (Pacific Ocean side). To do this, we followed part of the Baja 500 route. The terrain varies from easy to technical, graded dirt road, whoops, sand, rocks, hill climbs, lots and lots of ruts, sandy beach, but the best is the primitive dirt road running for about 50 miles along the Pacific Ocean.

    My ride was the trusty, crash tested 640A...:lol3
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    these 640As i think they're the most suitable bike for this type of baja ride, the orange is an 07 belonging to john (rruugger)
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    we trailered the bikes to san diego and got to shelly's after 9pm and met some of the FFs
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    all the bikes were packed, just waiting for the morning
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    the early morning ride to tecate started easy until we got lost and hit heavy fog limiting our visibility to about 10 feet, and our goggles/glasses got misty and can't see shit.

    this ain't mexico yet, just getting gas here in the u.s.a. :eek1
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    meeting the rest of the guys at the us side of the border
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    after meeting greg who spent the night at hacienda santa veronica, we all headed out towards ojos taking el compadre road

    somewhere between el hongo and ojos
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    group pic without our trail scout dirtdiver; poor javier and rob, their hands are empty...:cry
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    dr will give away to anyone a ktm t-shirt who could guess how many beers he had during the entire ride
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    dannyG and 2wheelsgood on the last day, had proven that those jackets and pants are really effective....:D
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    lunch stop at ojos
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    oh yeah, $1 taco
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    wtf...soft drinks.....:eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1 :eek1
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    rich, steve, and dannyG lovin the $5 lunch....:evil
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    pemex outside ojos on the mex2
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    somewhere south of tres hermanos
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    leave it the way you found it...:thumb
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    after this, shit started happening.....:lol3
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    rob....:wave was quick in picking up the diet dakar......:D
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    more coming after dinner....:evil
  5. spafxer

    spafxer Long timer

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    :lurk Way to build suspense Joel... Hope you enjoyed your dinner..:puke1
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    one tough hill climb for us nOObs
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    there's no clean line on this one; the good javier chose to help luke than drink beer and watch...:clap
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    but that didn't get luke far enough...:cry
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    tony showing the proper way not to get in the rut, by switching from one line to another
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    i have to borrow javier's helmet and jacket so i can climb this hill.....:lol3
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    luke not really having a good day....:cry
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    the 9fiddys make it look easy...:huh
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    a little abandoned oasis and great place to set up camp, but since it's only 3pm, some of the guys wanted to push on to punta cabra.
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    it's here when eggroll bruised his rib
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    oooops my turn...over the handle bar and 15 feet down.....:lol3 it was a steep downhill, 30mph on first gear...:eek1
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  7. dirtdiver

    dirtdiver Long timer

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    roundstock

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    dirtdiver Long timer

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  9. dirtdiver

    dirtdiver Long timer

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    Lunch first day in Ojos Negros

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    Danny about to make it look easy.

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    dirtdiver Long timer

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    Where is everyone????

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    dirtdiver Long timer

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    The last known Grizzly bear in Mexico attacked me on this section. I was fighting him off while trying to synch my blackberry to Dunerats iphone. With all of that going on my bike wanted a rest.:D :D

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  13. luv2race

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    Lookin good so far! :thumb
  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    keep them coming steve....:deal , before some hijackers get in the thread..:evil

    my excel likes to eat grass....:eek1
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    john and steve (and the other steve) came back and decided to camp with us for the night.....hahahahahaha...they got the brunt of eggroll's revenge...:snore :snore :snore :snore :snore
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    we rode down to the other camp, and met the rest of the FFs..

    dannyG (the guy with the early morning woody) and tony
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    rich aka 2wheelsgood
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    greg as in gregwannabee..:D
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    i really enjoyed (i mean the support) the company of these guys
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    screw the cereal breakfast...keep the mexican beer industy alive...:lol3
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    steve aka dirtdiver's brand new 990 :tb after a day, still without a scratch
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    luke decided he's going home, too much pain..:cry
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    those $600 knee braces is equivalent to 1 trailtrick suspension job ........:deal
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  15. Windrat

    Windrat just a poser

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    Looks like I missed a great ride

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  16. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    those $600 knee braces is equivalent to 1 trailtrick suspension job ........:deal
    [​IMG][/quote]actually i got those from money i make in a motorcycle rescue in gorman(snowy trail) 2 years ago ,i rescue a xr650l and a xt 600, the total was $1400,paid my helper $200 and got some goodies for myself (2 pair o asterix)
  17. trailtrick

    trailtrick goat trail rider

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    Joel i send you my pictures in the morning :clap
  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    once you get to uruapan, that means hw mex1 is not too far; just follow the overhead electric wires
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    about 6 miles of pavement to reach sto tomas
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    massive headlight...:eek1
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    that morning was all blue sky...:clap
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    gassing up in sto tomas
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    very rare moment to see dr without a cold one......:evil ; you're guess is one too many if you didn't see this picture....hahahahahahaha...:lol3
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    steve had a flat tire, and greg pitching in
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    hard to believe, we have to cross a live stream before you get to the coast from hw1

    rich showing the husky way
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    another version from a 100hp se
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    rob, the more you remove from your bike, the less splash....:deal
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    the 640a style by rruugger
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    dannyG doesn't want to get his $999 bmw suit wet.....:lol3
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    greg, could this the reason yours and tony's bike died the next morning.
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    for a skinny guy like steve, the 990 is gnormous
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    pussiest water crossing i've ever seen....lol tt
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    this is the 8)H style...faster than a hi-speed camera can handle....:clap
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    this was the baja500 route last year and steve rode it like he was there..:ricky ....that is greg just below his left shoulder
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    greg, what's with the mex flag and the air scoops on your windshield.....:lol3
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    finally the pacific ocean
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    dr made me sign a contract that no pic allowed unless there's a beer in one of his hand....:deal
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    it would have been more fun if eggroll and roundstock were here...:cry
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    after all the insults from the FFs, rough crash landings, 6 hous of sleep in 2 nights, pounded by the santa ana, etc....this guy 8(H is finally back to 8)H...:rayof
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    more pics tomorrow including the german girls......:tb
  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    lazy bastard..... :augieok the deal is i post your pics and give ya a gps lesson, then you revalve my front shocks and set-up the suspenson on my 640A.

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    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    hey joel i need one of those magnetic camp gathering sleeping bag that you're runnin.:huh:lol3 Quote: Bouncing Billy
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    billy, there's no trick involve here...i just wake up in the middle of the night and steal their stuff......:lol3