LA to Barstow to Vegas (Nov. 28-29,2008)

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by M1Jeep, Aug 18, 2008.

  1. M1Jeep

    M1Jeep Long timer

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    I've been wanting to go on this ride for a few years now, and 2008 is it! This year is the ride's 25th anniversary and they say it's going to be a bitchin' year. I'll be doing the Barstow to Vegas section only and it's time to start planning. Rooms at the Ramada in Barstow are booked up, so I'm going to book a room at another motel down the street. Another room will be required (The Orleans Hotel/Casino) for Saturday night in Vegas. I'm looking for other FF's who are going on this ride. :ear

    -Rich
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  2. G-Force Junkie

    G-Force Junkie Long timer

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    Yup, will be my 12th year.

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  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    Possibility for me....as long they have a nOOb route!

    Great thing about this is the organizers will donate money to charitable cause! :clap
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  4. M1Jeep

    M1Jeep Long timer

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    Absolutely. They have the easy way, with optional hard ways. From what I've read and heard, expect lots of sand, and FUN!

    -Rich



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  5. rruugger

    rruugger formally rruugger

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    Yes I'm in. I've done this a few years in a row now. The first leg of the race...aaah whoops! I mean RIDE is normally pretty good lots of trees (if you can do it). I get a room across from the Ramada. Second day rocks, sand and desert access roads. The hard loop near the end (Red Rock Canyon) probably the best part of the ride. Got a flat tire last year so ended up riding out with the sweep on my ass, but the full moon was awesome! This is alot of fun. I stay with friends and family in Vegas so your on your own there. :ricky
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  6. Ben99r1

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    Dude I know this is getting old. But It all comes down To if I have a ds bike then. Have you sidned up yet? Ben
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  7. RAZR

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

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    i'm IN !!!


    i'm still trying to figure out why ...
    1. you posted twice about this in ONE day and
    2. you added a link to the other IDENTICAL post on this one:huh


    Dunerat, are you gonna get the lady to drive the RV ! ? ! ? party house on wheels!!!!!:chace :super
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  8. LKN4DRT

    LKN4DRT Mended

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    I'll show you the noob route! :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
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  9. edeslaur

    edeslaur San Diegan

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  10. M1Jeep

    M1Jeep Long timer

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    Hey, what's up Ben?! No worries bro...I haven't signed up yet...however I will be doing so in October. I'm definately going though. I'm just trying to rally up the masses here.

    I sure hope you get that DS bike soon!

    -Rich



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  11. M1Jeep

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    Hmmmm???? :dunno I clearly F'd up that one! :lol3 It's fixed now btw.

    Have you been on this ride before RAZR? What can we expect as far as difficulty?

    -Rich



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  12. M1Jeep

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  13. M1Jeep

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    Dude, I just saw what you mean by the double post. HTF did that happen? I screwed up somewhere down the line, huh? Anyways, I PM'd the moderator asking him to delete that one. Sorry 'bout the confusion amigos!

    -Rich



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  14. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    you've have to leave the 690E home then.......:eek1 have you been snorting.......

    [​IMG]
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  15. slofireman

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    Rich Hows it goin. This looks like it may be possible for me to go. Hey if you go, DONT FORGET YOUR KEYS!!!!!!!!!

    Matt
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  16. DrStrangeride

    DrStrangeride Let them Eat Roost

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  17. RAZR

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

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    i have not been on this ride!?!?!

    i just moved to So Cal in january, so i am SOOOOO looking forward to this ride and the Death Valley noob ride AND the Death Valley ride in January.

    i'm down for all terrain and difficulties!:deal
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  18. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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  19. M1Jeep

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    :augie hahahahaha! I won't forget 'em this time! :lol3

    You might make this one? Right on Matt! Have you done this ride before?

    -Rich:jose



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  20. slofireman

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    No I have not done this ride but it sure sounds fun. I have always wanted to do it. Are you a ama member? Im not and I think you have to register to do it.

    Matt
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