No wimps trail success!

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  1. rnrdozer

    rnrdozer Been here awhile

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    We were able to ride the No Wimps trail yesterday. Myself, two friends and Jonz left San Francisquito around 9am and didn't get to San Ignacio until 8:30 pm. The entire trail is as it was before Odile other than two major washes. There wasn't any obstacles that were really tough, the main problem is your riding for a few miles in the wash with no track at all. Mainly round cobble rocks which can wear you down. We made life harder on ourselves in the first wash headed south. We followed the track that takes you up the wash to a point then back down towards the east. We should have just cut straight across the wash. I just didn't know at the time if we were going to catch part of the old two track or not. We also dropped about an hour on a tire repair about midway through. When I get to some better wifi I'll post some video.
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  2. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    Here's a shot of the first wash:
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    But it wasn't all like this
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    I think this is the spot on the coast known as Los Corrales
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    'dozer's video should have an entertaining tumble or two by yours truly.
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  3. Baja Ho

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    That is great news. Would you consider camping out there?
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  4. rnrdozer

    rnrdozer Been here awhile

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    Jonz, I wasn't going to even mention that let along post it! Lol we just got to La Paz so I'll have time to pull some video off the GoPro.
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    I would definitely camp out there. We did in 2013 on a beach out there and it was awesome. Plenty of drift wood for a nice fire. We were thinking next year we would camp and break it into two days.
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  6. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    SOP on an adv ride is to 1) ask a fallen rider "are you okay?" If the answer is yes, 2) take photos/video before the bike can be picked up
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  7. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    Hey Dan,
    The camping would be spectacular if you had enough water. I drank my full 100 oz from my water bladder and probably another 500 ml of the extra 3 liters I was carrying. If I was going to camp, I'd probably make that 4 or 5 extra liters of water. The only water I saw was along the two track maybe 20 or 30 miles north of Hwy 1.
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  8. Moto Vaquero

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    Nicely done!
    How was the wash headed back west from the coast? Did you guys use some of the 4x4 tracks (post Odile) or the original track?
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    I had the 4x4 tracks with their flagged points but mainly used the original tracks. It probably would have been easier had we spent more time looking for a line but we just blasted through it. The wash from the west was long because your traveling up it instead of across it. As your finding your way up it your constantly looking for a better line.
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  10. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    +1 Looking forward to seeing 'dozer's videos when he gets back.
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    I think I finally figured out how to post videos here. I have some other good videos of the No wimps trail but need to edit them down as the file sizes are too big for smugmug. This is a clip of Jonz big crash! we had been riding in rocks for a long time so everyone was pretty tired. I'm planning on riding this trail again this year in February. This was our ride last January.
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    This is a pretty good reflection of the miles and miles of arroyo you get to ride.
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  14. jonz

    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    Yaaaaa!!!! @Baja Ho Thanks for getting that posted. It would be neat if there was a water source somewhere along the coast so you could camp out there for a day without having to lug 20 lbs of water along.
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    Awesome, thanks for the video's. I think I may need longer legs if I needed to do a lot of stopping in those rocks. Driving to Cabo tomorrow.
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