L. A. ADVenture Rides

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

  1. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    we found our share of the fun stuff...

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  2. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    75 feet from the truck at the end of the day...I rode off this....:deal ....whoops thought there was a hill on this side...SE's are incredible....

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  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    :lurk what exactly happened? i assumed you crashed but managed to ride back to your transport rig. getting rusty?....:wave

    nw's video is bitchin; reminds me of the bonneville salts flats....:gerg
  4. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    the bolt from his triple to the bar clamps sheared off on the left side....BEFORE HE CRASHED.....he may have been riding his 1500th whoop of the day when it happened though....:deal
  5. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    damn....that's not good!...:puke1

    i hope nothing happened to tim that can't be fixed with a beer.....:beer



    good job nowwhat for stretching the desert riding season....:thumb hmmmm, are there more pics?....:D
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    true to their words :thumb ....the guys(jim & tawnee and jon) showed up on time at our meet up place @ 7AM. riding big bikes make the trip smoother and faster.
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    it is obvious the super bright $65 hid headlight works great on jon's bike
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    jim's bmw feels at home on this kind of road; sorry no pics of the twisties
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    the only time jon took the 990 without seeing dirt, but hey........it's a dual sport bike regardless you have 908s....:D
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    we stopped briefly at newcomb's; too early to have breakfast so we moved on
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    next stop was at the just-opened gate to wrightwood on angeles crest. i'm facing west on this pic....:wings it's been a loooong wait for this to happen, and thanks to all taxpayers who made it happened.
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    this other gate to hw39 we hope will be next....:tb
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  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    nice little restaurant had a good country appeal and we decided to eat our breakfast here....turned out they have good food :dg and the service was excellent..:thumb
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    though john did leave his house till 8:30am, he hauled ass and caught up with us in front of the restaurant right after we got off our bikes....:pynd
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    jon wasn't happy to see all the girlie interior decor in this restaurant...:lol3 :waysad
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    foooooood pics...:tb
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    what a lovely and beautiful couple.... :arch
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    i felt cheated when compared to last week's breakfast...........:rofl
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    last week's breakfast............:tb
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  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    we went through the wrong entrance and followed the cars, instead of the mc parking. then we were directed to get in, and it turned out great since we were able to park next to the vendors and exhibitors.....:thumb

    but we still have to buy tickets to get in....:(:
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    parked in the shade... :nod
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    just a few steps away we're here
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    souvenirs.....:evil :evil :evil :evil :evil :evil :bow :bow :bow :bow :bow
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    vendors from small booth
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    to giant booth............and a small bonus :eek1 in blue for you FFs..:wink:
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    we went straight to the pits since we had little time left and they'll be closing by noon
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    of course, the first stop has to be orange
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    not only the bikes looked interesting
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  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    i don't really drink milk...but this one got me hooked...:tb
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    so are jim and john....:rofl
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    even the mc cop was patrolling on a ktm..:eek1
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    pics for knlkern, ccer and yzlvr ..:wave
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    a factory rider..sorry, i forgot the name
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    hey...there's me, a sweeper...and honda's...:thumb :thumb :thumb
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    kawis here
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    and the monster
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  10. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool

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    I wasn't too rusty, just a LOT of whoops yesterday.
  11. Artboy57

    Artboy57 Slave to THE MOUSE

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    I got a late start but checked out Wrightwood too on the DRZ.Looked for dirt along the way and found the campground entrance opposite Inspiration Point station.That road goes a good 10 miles to a campground through the pines, the last mile or so is a blast. Saw lots of bikes but not as many as I expected.
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    lots of dirt road past the ex-locked gateout, rruuger and i are planning to do a 2-day RIDE AND EXPLORE, from SCD to Lytle Creek. it will involve friday night and sat night camping.
  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    back to the race at the grid
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    coming down this hill is harder than it looks
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    a hard sharp right at the bottom of the hill
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    this other downhill run didn't look bad cuz we're watching from a 2-story high bridge
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    aerial acrobatics in between the races
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  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    from another vantage point
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    now it looks very steep
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    how much closer could get to see the nation's best riders.....:clap and local flavor...:rofl
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    jake weimer #13
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    we got to see villapoto, the winner of the 450 class
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    mike allesi from apple valley was the local's favorite
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    josh grant
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    michael byrne
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    younger bro..jeff alessi
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    chad reed sucked on this race
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    bored and nothing much to do than show off some goodies...:D
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  15. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    i'm switching to rockstar
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    she's getting the racers to focus....:poser

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    the socal crowd...:thumb
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    the price to pay
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    maybe this pic will make nowwhat get that 450 exc-r...:tb
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    that's me, the low flying bike....:rofl
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    this picture says it all
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    john and jim enjoy walking around in a bling bling fuschia bracelet...:poser
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    it's nice to see a loving couple walking
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    naaaaaah, we prefer this one.....:wink:

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  16. Yzlvr

    Yzlvr Been here awhile

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    Joel that last one on the left was giving you the eye!:evil
  17. PAPABEAR

    PAPABEAR ca ibex

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    i hope it can be repaired quickly so that you can return to fun
  18. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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    The spook eye!
  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    we didn't stay till the end of the race since we want to get back on the crest in daylight

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    a short refreshement break at newcomb's
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    took upper big t to avoid the crazy bottom part of the crest
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    jon, you gotta love the hid, i'm impressed; check out jim's...:huh
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    closer to home at big t....jim and john right behind
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    i like repeating myself by saying...we're all fortunate to have the angeles forest as our backyard. then add up some good people...life's good..:thumb

    another great weekend....:wings
  20. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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