Mar. 28-31, 2013 Death Valley nOOb's Rally

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by johngil, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    there were so many prizes and the raffle dragged on forever. one participant finally succumbed and dozed off...:lol3
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    halfway through the raffle, jimmy lewis spoke about the different organizations i.e., Stewards of the Sequoia, CORVA and Blue Ribbon Coalition on what they do and how we can help them....:thumb
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    some of the raffle winners
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    the poor guy jandrino. after he won the set of klim latitude, he have to take home that huge pelican case
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    at some point, bigtodd join in to speed up the raffle
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    todd didn't do bad, a few people get to laugh
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    last but not the least...thanks to ersin and camila for the birthday card and cup cake for remembering my birthday
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    thank you all for your participation and support. hope you all had a great time. those who crashed and got hurt, wish you a quick recovery.

    mark your 2014 calendar....the noobs rally will be back.
  2. Scubalong

    Scubalong Been here awhile

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    I am in to reclaim my pride :evil
    Same spot for me #14 :freaky
  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    scub, love to see you take your revenge and make it happen. i will be on your side and let's get it done.


    folks.....sorry i almost forgot this one. galacticGS donated wolfman fender bags.

    i have 5 pieces and a couple gift certificates.

    those and the gift certificates will be raffled again to all who put in their RR. if you don't mind, you have to pay for the shipping.

    tune in.
  4. McKay

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    Im in too, just not by those crappers this time!
  5. headstaller

    headstaller Been here awhile

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    Great camp spot.:deal
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    :rofl........it must be those pants and jacket hanging on the clothesline

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  7. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    Those are signaling aliens in space... Why else would I hang them there...? :lol3
  8. McKay

    McKay Long timer

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  9. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    I dunno, I saw quite a few suspect folks at the rally.
  10. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    I'm not so sure... maybe I'd just be heading home... :evil
  11. McKay

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  12. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    Sure you could handle them...? :lol3
  13. McKay

    McKay Long timer

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    Id die trying!:nod
  14. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    truer words have never been spoken...

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  15. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    I've started my Awesome North American Adventure thread for my ride from the Mexican border to the Arctic Ocean and back home to San Clemente...

    Miles: approx. 12,000 (approx. 11,500 miles ridden)
    Days: 44 days total, 37 days riding, 7 free days
    Average miles per day: 310
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    # of border crossings: 8
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    Provinces: 5 (Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, and Northwest Territories)
    Bike: 2012 BMW R1200 GS Adventure, Triple Black, heavily farkled...

    Link to the thread is here...
  16. GSequoia

    GSequoia Where are my tools?

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    More than likely they'd be picking you up for a warrant for that spot of trouble somewhere in the vicinity of Betelgeuse.
  17. macadamia

    macadamia XK Red 27 Technique

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    You promised you wouldn't say anything... :huh
  18. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    I think it's about time to post my RR for 2013 Noob's Rally. Right before Joel ban me from next year's. :D

    This year I had Gi and Cami with me so I was able to ride one day only. Rich (m1jeep) trailered my bike on Wednesday so we took our sedan up there.
    We arrived Friday late night, settled in our room and joined the after party for couple hours, until 1:00am.
    I was signed up for Rich's (m1jeep) Chloride Cliff-Beatty-Titus Canyon ride on Saturday to sweep. We had a group of mix riders and bikes. Some of us were DV virgins. But we all did good. Here is the gathering at the Shell station across the camp ground.
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    Noel and Val decided to join us with their new Ural.
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    Scenery around Death Valley was spectacular as usual.
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    Chloride Cliff trail head:
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    Rich and Jon (JonF). About half way to Chloride Cliff. At this point Noel and Val turned back. We kept the rest of the group together by promising them one of the best views of Death Valley.
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    We were right. :norton
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    Thanks Rich for leading the ride
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    John (Rruugger)was with us as well.
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    Chu made it all the way as well.
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    Finally almost everyone made it
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    Oranges
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    I missed this place. I was here in 2011 Noob's Rally and never made it back since.
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    A shot from top
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    KLRob. I Believe his last trip on his KLR. Now he has a 530EXC
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    Chloride Cliff road was rocky
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    We are ready to head down to Beatty
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    On our way there Jon had a front flat
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    We fixed it quickly and made it to Beatty on time for lunch.
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    After lunch I decided not to go to Titus and head back to camp to my girls.
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    Saturday night was the bomb. Food, drinks, party and amazing gifts. I dont want to remember how our camp chair broke. :lol3

    That's all of my RR. Sunday and Monday we drove around DV and had some family time.
    Thanks to Joel and everyone who participated in this West Coast's biggest off-road ride that I know. See you next year.
  19. meat popsicle

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  20. NSFW

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    sorry dave, it's always better on time all the time......:lol3

    ers is becoming a real slacker now......i see him trading his 990 for a crotch rocket very soon.

    just kidding ers. glad to see those pics posted (so it did happen), but really more important is you guys took some noobs to chloride cliffs.....:thumb

    and no one got hurt.....:clap


    thank you.