Sidecars in the Carrizo Plain Nov 16, 17 & 18

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Mr. G, Sep 29, 2012.

  1. Mr. G

    Mr. G Normal Dude

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  2. D.Bachtel

    D.Bachtel Been here awhile

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    Last time the Ranger pulled into KCL and wrote one up for me.
    Thought he was writing me a violation citation but nooo....:clap

    Randy, have you taken a look at the "Open Camping" areas on the map?
    http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/bakersfield/Programs/carrizo/carrizomap.html

    I'm interested in exploring the Padrone Cyn area just west of Traver Ranch. Up into the Caliente Range.
    Wonder if I could just pull the camper to the side of the road in a dotted area and bring a caged fire ring, which is legal with a current permit.

    Been across the Elkhorn with Randy last year, lots of cattle running along the road. Crossing the fault a few times was great.
    Padrone up to the "locked gate" and some of the other roads (cow trails) could be fun.

    Don in Nipomo
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  3. Mr. G

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    Don

    Why not just stage out of KCL camp?

    My toyhauler isn't going down any of that double track.
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  4. D.Bachtel

    D.Bachtel Been here awhile

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    OK... fine, maybe next time.
    I like KCL and it has the only trees around anyway.
    Still want to explore the way up to the Caliente Ridge.
    Get an idea what "open camping" in the Monument could be...

    My camper would be a bitch to get unstuck anyway...:eek1

    Don in Nipomo
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  5. Mr. G

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    We can make a point of running up there Sat. morning. You lead the way.
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  6. MojaveSidecar

    MojaveSidecar Been here awhile

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    Did we decide if we were going to meet some place to ride in like we did last time... or just plan to meet up at KCL. :freaky
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  7. Mr. G

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    Hi Randy

    I'm bringing my toyhauler.

    I will be going up Friday morning
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  8. D.Bachtel

    D.Bachtel Been here awhile

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    I might make you lead... you know how slow the Greevorex is.
    Then again, if I'm up front you could watch for parts falling off.

    Don in Nipomo
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  9. Mr. G

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  10. Lost Again

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    My bike does not like the freeway. It likes dirt. Freeway makes the oil black and eats the tires. So, being comfortable with my manhood, I am going to drag my toy hauler, a shit load of fire wood and at least two beers.

    And unlike most of you tree hugging, bunny loving flat landers, I have been hunting Carrizo for a long time, so I got that "At one with nature" thing working.

    In an effort to make you all feel better, and to satisfy my natural curiosity for all things wheeled and powered, I did look for used Urals and Hacks on Craigslist, but I'm going to hold on to my cash for a top end rebuild after winter is over.

    I'll try to get Friday off work. We will see. Otherwise I will go to lunch Friday and forget to come back to work.

    LOOK OUT for cows. Seriously! Don't ask how I know.
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  11. Mr. G

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    Look for my rig (though I won't be bringing a quad). I've must have been comfortable in my manhood for many years because I've been trailering my bikes for many years. I even cover them at night so they don't get wet ...:rofl

    [​IMG]
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  12. D.Bachtel

    D.Bachtel Been here awhile

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    Secure in your masculinity are you?
    I'm just lazy and like secure shelter...

    This will be me, and a son if he wants to tag along.

    Don in Nipomo

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  13. Lost Again

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    Behold, my sorry little two wheeled bitch and her trailer:

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  14. Mr. G

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    Two weeks tro go ........ Bump to the top
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    My plan given my current situation is to ural in Saturday morning and home Sunday early afternoon.

    Randy from Wrightwood
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  16. D.Bachtel

    D.Bachtel Been here awhile

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    Still in, Friday night after work or early Saturday.

    Don in Nipomo
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  17. Mr. G

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    I'm heading up Friday morning
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    AceRph Affluenza Free! Administrator

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    I'm sorry fellas. I'm out. My wife's going to be out of town for a few weeks. I'm on house duty.

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  19. Mr. G

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    Sorry you can't make it

    You need one of those smart phone app's that let you run your house from the field......l
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  20. D.Bachtel

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