October Fall Colors Ride Oct 2012, GillaPunk Rules

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by GillaFunk, Jul 11, 2012.

  1. itsatdm

    itsatdm Long timer

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    Not enough to make any CG suggestions. Ridden 32,36, 89, Gold lake loop, some dirt from Paradise to 89.

    For Colors you really need to travel to the Eastern Sierra. The location last year was a nice one and would not mind going back. There is a lot of area to explore and some small paved roads I missed out on.

    Getting there was half the fun. Hwy 49 from the house to 89 was an exteneded tail of the dragon. 89/88 back was very colorful.
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  2. ramjet

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    There we go! Sounds good to me.
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  3. Hobbes950

    Hobbes950 Darth Kitten

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    A bit north of where you are thinking, but maybe in the future?

    Feather river Canyon

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    Sierra Buttes

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    Oroville-Quincy Hwy

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  4. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Sorry for the delay folks, I am just back from a 3,000 mile through the PNW.

    I am sorting this out now and will determine the location within the next week. It would appear hot springs somewhere would be where many want to go.


    As for the rest of you with questions....this is not an 'event'. Its a 'Here is where I'll be. Show up if you wanna come hang out and ride'.

    That said, I just blew out the suspension on the FJR....so for me, its either the GS or the DR on this one.
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  5. longtallsally

    longtallsally Yeah I'm a chick

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    I'd like to come, but I don't know anyone and need help setting up my tent. Plus, if there is a gravel road I'm scared and might drop my bike and don't want to scratch my powder coated crash bars.
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  6. dyvking

    dyvking ahead of his flamin star

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    Yeesh. Must be something in the air this year. Sorry your baby is sick! Just throw a bunch of money at it. Seemed to work on the GS :deal
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  7. Foot dragger

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    Yup! I camped there when I rode the Markleeville Death Ride,now that was an event. Nice camping.
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  8. Foot dragger

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    The DR will work fine,Ive done 600 mile days on mine no sweat.
    If I can make this ride I would prefer to ride my 1200 Triumph though,its just fun!
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  9. Foot dragger

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    Monitor,Carson,Luther are all way more fun on a road bicycle,little slow but very scenic.
    60 per downhill no problemo.
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  10. Foot dragger

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    You may well be using the wrong brand of Vagicil sir,possibly not lubricatey (tech term) enough for your tender what ever.
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  11. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    Just might be able to make this. :clap
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  12. Ben Carufel

    Ben Carufel Boxer Addict

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    Fuck it, I'm out.
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  13. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Oh please, pussy, you were never in.That's easily a 600 mile ride just from San Diego.
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  14. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    From the guy who is spending how much on "armor" for his RUBICON jeep :rofl JUST GET OUT AND DRIVE DRIVE IT!!!! :evil

    Ben and I will LAUGH OUR ASSES OFF if ANY OF THAT CRAP you put on your jeep is Powder Coated.

    Just an FYI. :deal
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  15. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    Wow! This day just keeps getting better!! :evil


    Now I HAVE to make it!!!!

    :freaky
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  16. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    :rofl


    Note to self...bring extra earplugs....
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  17. Ben Carufel

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    Are you kidding me? That shit better be powdercoated. You'd be a fool to spend $40k+ on a Jeep. You'd be a damned fool if you spent $40k+ on a jeep and didn't hang a few hundred pounds of powdercoated armor off the thing.
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  18. dyvking

    dyvking ahead of his flamin star

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    October is now just next month. I'm ready! As far as a venue.. I vote for somewhere in California. :deal



    The Markleeville spot might be good. I've been through there many times, but never camped. There has always been color in the Fall over Monitor pass.
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  19. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    (Shakes head)

    I dont think you got the joke Ben.
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  20. DaFoole

    DaFoole Erudite inchoate...

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    :razor
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