L. A. ADVenture Rides

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

  1. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    Cool little local shop :clap
  2. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    c ya all tomorrow morning.....let's ride! :ricky



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    decided to support the local economy and hit Scott Performance

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    Cool little local shop :clap


    I shop at Dirt and Sand Motorsports on 9565 Sunland Blvd. Sun Valley, near Glenoaks...it's along the way after a ride.
  3. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    A-1 QS ,scotts..... ive put 3 of his kids through school:clap
  4. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    in 30 mins, see you .:ricky
  5. qwiksilver

    qwiksilver Been here awhile

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    The words "I'm broke." So broke I can't afford the gallon of gas to get my happy butt up the mountain. Thank god for the bus pass or I wouldn't be able to get to work over the next two weeks.
  6. reBARman

    reBARman Been here awhile

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    Back home. What a great ride! 170miles good stuff.:thumb
  7. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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    home,150 miles for me, door to door

    shower.......

    nap.........
  8. rruugger

    rruugger formally rruugger

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    Hey... I only got 135 miles. I got jipped!!:rofl Good times. You guys are a lot of fun. Thanks for making Clint feel welcome. Awesome ridn' Cathy. A little ice for your drink and a little for your hand this evening.
  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Lots of miles today....like always it was fun and good lunch. The ride home was awesome, no one was Angeles Crest, AFH, and Big T

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    Today was Cathy's ride.....John was able to drag Cathy to take BPL, Sito's Trail, and up on 4N24...you did well Cathy:clap
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    Uploading the rest of the pics and will post them tonight.:fyyff
  10. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    :clap Sopascat

    Trid...get your bike running right yet?
  11. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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    Can't wait to see the pics:rolleyes

    all I can say is........ advil is my friend:rofl
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Toby, Cathy, John, Paul and I met at the usual spot at 7:30AM. I rode the XR400 just to give it a little shakedown for next week's Kennedy Meadows camping and riding, today's ride ended up like a 145 mile loop with a half gallon left in the tank when I got home at 4:30 PM.

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    We hit the road right away knowing that the regular riders will be doing the Big Bear ride tomorrow.
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    If you like canyon riding, Little T is one of the tightest twisties out there...lots of fun
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    We didn't have a trail leader today....so we were all over the place
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    at the start of SCD from the west...trid
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    John on his 640A
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  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    the first several miles of scd is unmaintained pavement...good practice run for dodging potholes and rocks littered everywhere.

    eventually we found dirt
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    i had a feeling that today will be cathy's biggest ride here in angeles forest
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    Toby is another GS rider prowling this place
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    trid's brp was sick today....too lean, back fires, misfires, chocking...etc :eek1
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    the 640a really looks good in orange
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    just after several riding days with the FFs, cathy made big progress
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    the dirt road we just did
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    nice view from above
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    the orange doesn't blend well in the landscape
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  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    john talked to cathy in coming with us down to BPL :wink:
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    BPL is probably the worst, mixed of loose dirt, thick powdery sand, dust, rocks, etc...

    there goes cathy
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    she made it halfway with no problem, then all of the sudden.....:lol3
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    got up...........:clap

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    and kept going......:eek1
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    then we got to the bottom near the mines.........:D
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    you can see how nasty the road is...powdery dust and deep. i would think that those tire will just simply float...:lol3
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    took a short break at sito's trail
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    john gave that hill a shot...:eek1
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    made it to the top :clap , so far only a handfull of guys made this hill, and i'm not one of them
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    john, next time i'll have the same coffee you got from 7-11...it makes wonders
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    sito's trail is one of my favorite, nice hard pack dirt and rolling terrain
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    the familiar water crossing, cathy is undeterred :eek1
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    trid makes a splash
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    the 640A has good water dynamics :lol3
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    this nOOb just graduated from noob 101
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  15. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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    Somebody needs some taller bars, or a bigger bike:

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  16. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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    bigger bike........I'll be looking....
  17. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    Buddies wife went from TW to CRF and hasn't looked back. Maybe an XT like Quiksys would be good too.
  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    going up on 4N24, i noticed that cathy's bike is a little too small for her, or maybe it needs a taller bar....:lol3
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    john is telling me he drank 2 cups of coffee from 7-11 :D
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    it was a beautiful day :clap
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    that bike looks awfully small :lol3
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    we don't see this mighty big drop when we do the full mood ride...:eek1
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    good following john, i get reminded to stand up :freaky

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    back on pavement on mt. gleason
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    i love hauling ass on this road
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    across in the parking lot they heard NOWWHAT is coming :clap and they came prepared :jack for a "rematch"
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  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    chilling out at the Mill Creek parking lot
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    i put the camera on self timer, and who got cropped out... :doh
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    we're moving again..:norton
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    cathy's behind starting to get familiar....:lol3
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    yeah, i'm enjoying it....:lol3
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    we passed by this sign many times but today we decided to check out the camp
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    really nice up there...fantastic view and cool, lots of shade, quiet, etc.
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    today's ride, no need to rush...we just took it easy and enjoyed the forest
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    more bikes
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    time to head out to newcombs
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    a sick bike :sick doing a wheelie....:pynd
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    rebarman did good today....no sleeping gs on today's ride
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    made it to chilao
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    newcombs at 1 pm
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    you'll always see nice bikes
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    john's friend clint and his victory
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  20. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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