The Baja Wan-Thousand: A Quick Trip to the Tip

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by LittleWan, Mar 1, 2013.

  1. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv

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    so am i....just a lot greener when you were there....:wink:, pic courtesy of hotmamaandme
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    kelly. it has been a week now that we've been home from the baja trip.. (mexican 1000 rally). big thanks for all your tips. this thread is really useful for anyone heading to baja...both easy and the hard way.....:clap you guys have covered a lot of miles and pretty much where to go adv style...:bow

    i have more appreciation of this report after seeing and experiencing many places that you guys rode and visited.
  2. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    awesome report wans!

    totally found this one late... adv really needs a "remind me when <person> creates a new thread" feature!
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  3. KTMADV

    KTMADV Hammer Down

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    Bartek got his Taco Rims replaced .I hope they hold up. He will be ready for some more bike rocks. :lol3

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  4. Hobbes950

    Hobbes950 Darth Kitten

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    Just found this. Can't believe the Wans fell off my ADVradar! BUT... I got to read it all with no waiting. :clap
    Gearing up for a Nevada trip in a few weeks and this just wet my whistle.
    Now I get to move on to the Huge Tiny Mistake.

    Thanks Wans!
  5. redog1

    redog1 KTM 690R

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    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=913598 :D
  6. _Magoo_

    _Magoo_ master of disaster....

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    :clap a new Wan ride report!
  7. live2ridetahoe

    live2ridetahoe RN

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    +1 :clap

    JG
  8. AteamNM

    AteamNM Wonna Be ADVrider

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  9. Flat_Out

    Flat_Out Adventurer

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    Very cool ride!!! And i'm only on page 7 :D
  10. Lennys

    Lennys Been here awhile

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    Two nights reading and what a cool read glad your Scott is ok i allway fear this will happen on one of our trip down there, we did the jeep mine rd a month later this year and one of my buddys was saying as were riding that some 990 adv went threw here and i told him who Jimmy Lewis ? Then called Bull Chit !!!! I guess i need to tell him sorry.
  11. LittleWan

    LittleWan You can do it!

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    Hey Lennys!
    Thanks, as you are seeing in the Oso Loco report, Scott is indeed doing very well. :D
    Glad you're enjoying this RR - it was a great ride (except for Scott's incident, of course :cry).
    Hope you didn't lose any money regarding Mine Rd :wink: haha.

    take care!





    NSFW, kaia, Hobbes, Flat_Out

    Gee, thanks for the nice comments, you guys! and thanks for the enthusiasm for the new report (redog, ateamnm, live2ridetahoe, burque)
    This one just might be my favorite report, though.
    Who doesn't love Baja??


    Aw, ONE ride later and those beautiful rims are destroyed! :cry

    Sorry, Bartek!


  12. dustyrider

    dustyrider dirt is good for you

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    What are you doing up so early, Kelly? You are slaving away day and night to keep your fans entertained. We really do appreciate your considerable effort. Your ride reports are wonderfully entertaining. Now, back to work in Osos land:whip
  13. LittleWan

    LittleWan You can do it!

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    hi dustyrider!

    :wave I couldn't sleep. Been up since 4.
    Need to pay some bills. :cry


    thanks for the love! :D
    unfortunately, these stupid reports don't write themselves. :lol3

    :mully

    Oh, here's Bartek's rear rim...

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    :cry

  14. Barney

    Barney I reckon so

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    Bump for an entertaining and inspiring ride report.:clap
  15. LittleWan

    LittleWan You can do it!

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    Hi Barney!
    thanks for the bump! :wave

    It led to Matt and I wasting a bunch of time, re-reading this report.

    Stupid youtube has ruined so many of the linkies...
    between all the ads (lots of new ones) and all the videos that have been removed, it sucks. :cry






    Also,
    I really, really want some tacos!

    This video has an ad (sorry) and they use the wrong kind of tacos,
    but...




    :lol3


    just substitute these and you've got something:

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    :dukegirl
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  16. Bartek990

    Bartek990 Adventurer

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    Hi Kelly,
    Great idea for today's lunch
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    On this coming trip to Baja we will try to beat 117 taccos.
    Right guys:D
    Sounds like MINE road was a paved road compering to what is coming up:huh.
    Matt???:eek1
    Osito are you ready?
    Happy New Year guys
    Bartek.
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  17. LittleWan

    LittleWan You can do it!

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    Couldn't stop thinking about tacos...
    so we made some today. :yum

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    Ah. that's better. :D





    Going through my files, I see that have a bunch of photos that didn't make it into the report.
    Thought you guys might enjoy a few of them...

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    hope everyone gets down to Baja in 2014 :deal

    ¡Feliz año nuevo!
    Happy New Year!

    :freaky

    xo, little wan
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  18. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Nice photo additions. I love the color of the water in Baja, it goes so nicely with the sunrises/sunsets. :D
  19. Questor

    Questor More Undestructable

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    YES!

    Happy New Year Wans!


    You will have to take me to Mexico the next time you go.
    I'm ready.

    I may even have the XRR back together by then.
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    :jose

    Q~
  20. redog1

    redog1 KTM 690R

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    one day, one day...................:clap