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Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Mar 5, 2008.
Rollin', Rollin', Rollin', Keep them Beemers Rollin' Yeah Haw!
I like your style...
It's all my fault. The late start and all. I didn't finish a job yesterday so I'm going this morning to get this guy in Hot Spafxer Water. :huh
The plan is to take the BrokeBack Beemer, and the 950 Adventure and ride toward Santa Barbara. Have never been to the OHV areas there. You never know, we may get a burger up in Jalama Beach too. Once on the road, it'll be a long day, but nothing too technical.
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Going to head out soon. Probably take the coast.
SPOT will be on soon.
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Nice video toast!
Toast. I think your riding riding the 690 a little hard. Its going to be tough to sell if its run down. Nice vid. Ben
you're the man toast.........
very nice vid and that's one tough hill........
wow...a mini version of the iron butt...
have a safe trip tim.
after taking jl class, we were given homeworks. so, i took my assignment at rowher today.
it was windy, mighty windy this morning. i got hit by a strong gust on the way up on little t and blown away. the bike slammed the guard rail and my right leg was pinned.....
turin = donut king!....:eek1 you better believe it, more donuts after the grinder left this parking lot
a 4 foot rattler on the side of the road at the rowher entrance
rowher stage 1 parking lot was relatively empty when i got there
oh, yeah...great tri-tip sandwich at the old oak restaurant on bouquet. thanks klammer for the route and food tip
red is today's ride......
really glad i went on my own. able to work on the drills jimmy taught us. not exactly a better rider now but my confidence level is higher and my riding is more relax. i need to start interjecting the proper techniques and replace a lot of bad habits......
not too late to get a ride this long weekend...have fun and be safe...
happy memorial day to all; remember all those who made sacrifices for as FFs so we can enjoy where and what we are now....
Guardrails, Rattlesnakes, High cholesterol tri tip sandwiches! You live a dangerous life Joel be careful out there.
Seriously I'm glad you didn't really get hurt on that guardrail they can do horrible things to a human body.
Good rr Joel. I have noticed that you been riding alone alot lately. Is there a reason? Ben
just lucky, and not exactly got slammed, the wind pushed me towards the rail and was in the pinned position for about 2 - 3 minutes waiting for help. eventually the wind died down, pushed the bike away and able to pry my leg out.
it was a beautiful day and all the time i was in rowher, i only saw 8 bikes and 6 quads. all of them were courteous, i guess it was too early so no drunk quad riders....
after exploring some of the areas, it made me realize rowher is one of the coolest ohv place here in ca. it was still green and not too dry. i surely want to return and continue working on the drills.
ben, everyone rides fast and i always end up riding alone...no wait a minute, there were hikers along side.....
personally, i will not ride my 640 or any bigger bike solo. the confidence i have with the lighter xr400 gives me more opportunity to ride by myself. a well maintained air-cooled honda, including the TW and DRs, gives me the feeling of false security that it will not quit on me and i'll make it home before sunset...
Back home w/ a little more than 200 more miles on the brokeback beemer.
Thanks to Jim and Roger.
Interesting day w/ a little disappointment thrown in. Locked gates suck!
did 269 miles today on my dr650. San pedro to lake arrowhead to visit with the folks. lots of water flowing up there, couple of water crossing over the footpegs. then on the way home i hit the 138 to the 2 and took the twisties all the way to tujunga. stopped at newcombs ranch for a warm beer, maybe 20 bikes there all together. no one on the road. fun day!
You should come ride with the Orange County Slowpokes since Dennis is just about to graduate to the Orange County Intermediates
Geoffster, Dirtdadx, and I did some exploring south of Big Bear today but were thwarted by a closed gate. We attempted to portage the bikes around but failed. Anyway, we ended up finding an awesome "GS" dirt track which we all loved. Hell, I even got it into 2nd gear and caught air We also passed through our first real water crossing.
thats just not right
When I lived in Chicago I would take trips out on the great plains I would get blown on the shoulder all the time
Not really any good photos. Had Momma's camera so it stayed in my pocket mostly.
Jim was hungry right from the start. This place was good. The hot sauce was HOT.
Not a bad view heading up to the trail.
Partners in crime. Thanks guys.
Jim returning from the clothing optional area.:eek1
Nice views and a great road, but it led to a couple of locked gates.
Probably won't do this ride again, but it still turned out to be a great day on the bike.
i dont think they keep the kegs cold. they are only open fri-sunday, take a few day to get it cold i bet.
those are cool pics john...
someone need to buy this bike or else....
Nice ride report John. That food court tri-tip joint is great. I would be happy to spend all day riding in the Santa Barbara area even if it was all on pavement. I used to do a lot of those dirt roads in my Honda CRX when I was in school. Was the clothing optional shot in the Red Rock area? I would have expected that shot to be from behind. Jim, if you want to ride up there some other time, let me know.