L. A. ADVenture Rides

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

  1. Artboy57

    Artboy57 Slave to THE MOUSE

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    Nice to meet everyone Saturday, great ride and cheeseburgers! Wanted to go Sunday as well but my younger son had to go look at Cal Poly Pomona for the Fall. Wow, I AM old! Looking forward to next weekend already.
  2. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    Chris - Good job with the JB weld and oil! :clap I have a few nuts and bolts and JB weld...but don't carry oil.

    Hope to get out with you guys again soon. Looks like we have a bigger group to ride with now.
  3. M1Jeep

    M1Jeep Long timer

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    Hey Pablo. I feel your pain...get one of these and it'll take a beating:

    http://www.motorcycleproducts.org/Engine_Guards/guards-main-frameset.htm

    That's the best $30 bucks you can spend for protection.

    Are you guys going on any rides this upcoming weekend?

    -Rich




  4. sito

    sito Time to start the next chapter!

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    Are you guys going on any rides this upcoming weekend?

    -Rich[/quote]
    Couldn't make this weekend:cry family duty:baby . The wife is giving me a hall pass for Sunday this weekend!:clap I would like to do a nice long ride some place fun and challenging. 150 miles plus! Come on Joel break out the maps!:cromag
  5. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    Working on a pass for sunday in the high desert. . . .
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    This coming weekend is a "MUST RIDE" event. Rain this Wednesday will surely dampen all the dirt and dust!

    There is the Mojave Ride on April 4th to 6th! I'm debating if I can go.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=307551&page=8

    http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/barstow/afton.html

    The other option is a local ride to San Francisquito to Lake Hughes, back to Tule, then to Lake Elizabeth, lunch at Rock Inn, then to Gorman via Sawmill (not sure if it's passable). Last time Nowwhat recon the area, there were snow up on the higher elevation, and I believe there is still. The coming rain might turn it to more snow or into ice! Worse yet, I don't want to be pushing Nowwhat's 950 or digging out the rocks underneath his front tire. I would guess that we need a few more weeks for the snow to melt away.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=314120&page=2

    Scorpion's high desert ride is good too!

    Our last choice, we can do some of the off shoots of 4N32 and 4N24, including Indian Trail Canyon. Then, scout Lynx and map that place.

    Lynx is something many of us want to do but we can get lost :confused

    More ideas?
  7. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    What?!?! Another snow ride??? :huh :lol3

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  8. espi

    espi scheming adventurer

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    Thanks for the suggestion. I have been looking EVERYWHERE for dr650 specific case savers. Finally! Thanks bro.
    I will order them NOW!:clap

    I should be able to go this weekend for another ADVENTURE!!
    Joel..., Set it up !
    You rock at setting rides up.

    Espi
  9. Doghouse_Riley

    Doghouse_Riley Wannabe Adventure Tourer

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    You guys have fun this weekend. I'll be backpacking in Joshua Tree.:deal

    Now what if I rode the XRL out to JT then I join Scorpion on his high desert ride but i'd have to do it wearing my backpack so i'll leave tthe espresso maker at home but it would sure be nice to have an espresso after riding before i backpack in to the campsite and those guys will be partying hard by then so i'll have a lot of catching up to do and uh...i don't know if this riding then hiking ting will work...oh mman i'm typing out loud....:loco
  10. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    If it rains hard this week, chances are there will be snow at the higher elevation. That could become very interesting!

    Anyone wants to do the Mojave ride in Afton? Never been on this one and this may be the best time to do it, in several months, it will be tooooooo hot!!!!! Hopefully, Mojave gets some rain and that will make the ride lot nicer.

    I'm thinking of trucking my XR4. If you have a trailer and wants to go, we can do that too. A bike on the bed and 2 more bikes on the trailer. If you want to ride your bike, throw all your crapolas on my truck bed.

    We can leave around 4PM Friday, overnight camping and ride next day. Head back home Saturday afternoon.

    :ear

    Joel
  11. M1Jeep

    M1Jeep Long timer

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    I'm up for that. I just read the thread and am excited to go! I'll be trailering out of Long Beach...I'm going to hit up Don to see if he can join in. I am off Thursday & Friday...I'll leave either Thursday afternoon or Friday morning...not sure until I hear from Don. This is going to be a really purrrrdy ride! Who else is going?

    -Rich



  12. sito

    sito Time to start the next chapter!

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    Joel I give you one day and look what you did!:ddog

    I'm thinking of heading out to Arrowhead/Big Bear areas maybe even try to get tp Pioneer town? Need to see what this little storm is going to do.
  13. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    I may be up for that...if you don't mind a thumper or two slowing you down.
  14. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    Going to be be-you-tifull in the desert. 85 and sunny

    Still working on a Saturday ride out around Joshua Tree.
    I've been pushing my luck with 9 mos. preg female but I think I might be able to pull off saturday.
  15. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second...

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    And that pretty much sums up the addiction of this sport.....:rofl ....:lol3
  16. riceless

    riceless Let's Ride!

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    Big Bear:ear... Pioneertown:ear... Desert:ear... How bout all three? :thumbup
  17. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    OK, I cut a deal :thumb

    I'm in for a Saturday ride!
    How about Geology road?

    but maybe not Jacoby canyon again just this yet
  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Take pictures of the fresh snow and Oni getting stuck again! :evil

    The high desert is your best bet I think! Anyway, if you guys change your minds, we will be in Afton - the Mojave Ride. Ride in and ride out all in one day!
  19. scorpion

    scorpion Two arm bandit

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    Afton canyon is great riding and one of my favorite campsites too, but I promised stay in my sandbox.
  20. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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