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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    lots of good riding north of l.a.; having a gs8 makes it ideal to connect the house to the trails...:ricky
  2. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    obk riders taking a break at the 33-lockwood valley junction
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    john seems having an issue with his 990 key ignition...:wink: someone ought to explain later...:lol3
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    glad i took a pic of this one cuz we didn't see any afterwards

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    gspd...sweet:tb
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  3. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    @Rev Kiecker & jmandrell<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
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    Sorry if I was a little short at the end of the night I felt bad about holding you guys up with the broken chain so I sent you guys on so you didn't have to see me cry on the side of the 101:lol3 <?xml:namespace prefix = v ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:vml" /><v:shapetype id=_x0000_t75 stroked="f" filled="f" path="m@4@5l@4@11@9@11@9@5xe" o:preferrelative="t" o:spt="75" coordsize="21600,21600"> </v:shapetype>I walked down to the next exit and got a phone charger at gas station and worked it out on my own but thanks for all the help, from now on on long rides I will carry 5 links and a chain tool, two master links, a list of emergency phone numbers and I going to get a spot.<o:p></o:p>
  4. foul plug

    foul plug Been here awhile

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    No bar hoppin included. After leaving the java place @ 7:40 ish, we didn't stop for food tell we hit Gorman @ 3pm. If there was an indirect way to get to Gorman from LA, we did it.
  5. jmandrell

    jmandrell Been here awhile

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    No problem, glad to hear you made it home okay and I hope the thumb heals quicklly!

    On another note, what a great group and and an incredible ride! I can't imagine a better first ADV ride in SoCA. Thank you all :clap

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  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    awesome...:thumb
  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    obk continuation...:ricky

    rruugger and tbarstow zooming along cerro noroeste...:ricky
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    we took a abandoned road to get back on hw166
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    gas in maricopa creeped up big time
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    something old and special
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    on to elkhorn
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  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    yeah...we actually rode on dirt..:lol3
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    carrizo's flowers were gone; entirely different from 3 weeks ago...:eek1
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    it didn't take long for the FFs to have fun...:ricky
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    one of the gates between stretches
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    the plain was deceiving, there were some sections that could mean danger
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    blind approach, downhill, off camber and ruts are terrible combination
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    i drilled and trained these guys for a situation like this....:lol3
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    going to be a windy ride for randy from hereon...:evil
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  9. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    went up to arrowhead today to scout out some goodies for next weekend.... i was alone so so i kept the trails simple:lol3 deep creak is good!!

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  10. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    The bike looks good with some dirt on it! That trail looks a bit more than simple:clap
  11. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    roger and john checking out the lightened and no frill version of the vstrom..:lol3
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    on with the ride
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    even rrugger's scorpion was capable of making dust...:eek1
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    24 miles to the hw166
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    the mighty LC8s up front...:eek1
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    this road though straight, is still a lot of fun...:ricky
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    still a beautiful valley
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    we'll be back carrizo plain
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    back to hw166
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  12. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    :lol3 :clap I'm sorry we missed you guys if only you waited 2 1/2 more hours:lol3
  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    this is going to be an exciting rr...can't wait:lurk


    ok, let me wrap up my rr so guys could start plugging in.....:beer
  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    we arrived to "the place" @ 5pm


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    roger in search of the place
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    nowwhythen spreading the flu
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    soon people lined up for the $10 eat all you can dinner
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    and no kidding....the food was good...:thumb
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    my portion was ample
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    happy john
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    then duy walked in the door
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    next to show up was joe
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    by now john is on his 2nd ...:clap
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    after downing 2 beer....a delicious ice cream on pie dessert.....:eek1
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    wheatwacker and problem child somewhere in the pic
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    adv good friend and carrizo residents - dave and wife
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    thanks for reading the rr...great day, fun ride and good food.

    the weather is now getting warmer, and we were lucky enough to enjoy the pleasant condition and great company.


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  15. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    nicely done Joel:clap
  16. Fishyhead

    Fishyhead Eremikophobic

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    What a great weekend! It was nice seeing you guys again and meeting those I haven't met before. I'm glad Randy didn't get hurt in that mishap. :clap

    Here's our little RR:

    My brother Han, Jo (jryden), and I met up @ Norm's in Huntington Beach for a quick lunch which turned out to be a long lunch :deal

    Han and Jo checking out his SWEET HM.
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    After lunch, we slabbed it north to CA-150 by lake Casitas to Ojai where Steven (MOTOSOTO) found us gassing up.
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    "No really, it's THIS big :eek1
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    The four of us rode up 33 where we came across a terrible accident involving a brand new CBR1000RR and a Toyota Camry. We hope the CBR's rider is OK.

    We arrived @ The Place and got a quick bite to eat before setting up camp out back:
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    Soon, Martin (wheatwacker) and Benton (what's his SN?) show up and that's when the beer REALLY started flowing. I believe the official toll was 10 pitchers for 6 guys. :freaky
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    It got a little chilly overnight and we were awake well before the sleepy town of Ventucopa was. Salvation was at hand when they finally came and opened the restaurant
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    I think we're all happy we didn't get "Deliverence'd" and that we had hot plates in front of us :D
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    Gassing up before we all went our separate ways. Martin and Benton headed back to San Francisco while Steven headed to OC via 33. I took Jo and Han through Cierro Noresto.
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    Taking a break at Pyramid Lake before we too went our separate ways home.
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    Thanks again for the terrific weekend. Next time I'll try to get on some dirt.
  17. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    Great RR joel:clap we didn't get to the place until after dark really sorry we missed you would have fun to sit down with yall, eat pig:dg and here the storys from the day.
  18. WHYNOWTHEN

    WHYNOWTHEN where are the pedals?

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    Cough Cough!!
    What a beautiful day to ride. Really sorry that I couldn't be out riding. Rollergirl was surprised that none of you guys on big bikes caught her up on LockwoodValley road.

    If anybody has any lightly-used riding gear that might fit that smiley little girl in the middle of the picture, please send me a pm. She has a long trip on the back of a 990 planned and needs some better riding gear
  19. RAZR

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

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    hey Jamin,
    heal up that thumb and listen to the docs.
    i didn't think mine was broken (hairline fracture on the 'scaphoid', base of the thumb meets the wrist) and i could move all fingers, but the doc said i needed a cast to keep it immobile.

    lets grab a Burrito King and catch up on war stories:D
  20. jamin_mathis

    jamin_mathis Long timer

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    Dude! If we both have Borken thumbs at the same time we have got to get a photo of us with owr cast!:lol3