The Chronicles of a Moe.ron

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by UpST8, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. NSFW

    NSFW ktm's "the tourist"

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    yes he is and he passed you bob....:lol3, took his pic here going up the icy hill on quatal.
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    good job chris getting brian his first taste of dual sport.
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  2. moe.ron

    moe.ron Pig. Can. Fly.

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    I got me a cheap pair of Bilt pants to start with. There are Knee pads built in, no hip pads but there are pockets for some padding. At least I think thats what they are for. I am going to take the pad from the back of an old jacket and cut to fit.

    I think I bounced on the pavement harder than I thought, feels like I cracked a rib or something...

    Looking forward to doing it again. Last night I told my wife I wish I felt better so I could go out and play again. She looked at me like that was not a normal statement. :lol3

    Got a little trip to Quartzsite AZ coming up in a few weeks.

    Starting to OVERthink about real tires...
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  3. UpST8

    UpST8 turnin gas to noise

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    Nice to meet you too Bob :wave

    What do you know of the Bouquet Canyon area? Thinking of trying to get a little dirty there next Sunday. :ear
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  4. moe.ron

    moe.ron Pig. Can. Fly.

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    That appears to be right around the corner. Near Santa Clarita?

    There is a shooting range in Piru I have been meaning to take a look at for about 5 years now, maybe we could roll by on the way home for a look see.
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  5. Sasquatch2112

    Sasquatch2112 scatology expert

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    There is some nice dirt there. I have only been on it twice. This weekend I am heading up to Big Sur for a street ride. I'll be back Sunday evening. If you want to do a street run you are more than welcome to join.

    The inmates have done it a bunch!
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  6. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Near Earth Object

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    It's been a bit since I checked in here....

    UpState, Great to see you and Moe met Lonestar. I knew Y'all were in the same area. Very cool. He even posted a photo of you in my thread, but I didn't recognize ya. A small ADV world. :norton
    DON'T ask 2112 why he stands all the time. :lol3 It's a sensitive area. :kat :rofl

    Enjoying the thread!!
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  7. AWM

    AWM Beard Bros Racing

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    So,,,what do you guys have against traction?:lol3
    Those little bumpy things they put on dirt tires work good,really.:deal
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  8. Loud Al

    Loud Al .

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    Something like these will do a surprising amount of good when you land on your knee and they are cheap insurance. I hope your rib heals up, those injuries really suck.
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  9. UpST8

    UpST8 turnin gas to noise

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    Nuttin :huh Bolting on one paycheck at a time...crashbars from A-Spec were first, tires are next :deal
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  10. UpST8

    UpST8 turnin gas to noise

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    :nod I have similiar style, but from EVS. They do offer a bunch of protection and they are affordable @25$
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  11. AWM

    AWM Beard Bros Racing

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    For the price of the crashbars you coulda had 3 sets of tires with traction and not needed the bars.:rofl

    Im only bust'n chops,hey is westcoast snow like eastcoast snow?:freaky
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  12. moe.ron

    moe.ron Pig. Can. Fly.

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    Tires would not have saved me at that intersection! I am so glad those bars are on my bike, damn thing would be a mess right now without em'! Like Chris said, one check at a time, tires coming...:clap
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  13. AWM

    AWM Beard Bros Racing

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    Its all good.:D

    Gear is super important too.

    Have'n the balls to give it a try is the important part.:dealAfter that,it kinda becomes an obsetion,sickness and a addiction all wraped in one.:lol3
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  14. moe.ron

    moe.ron Pig. Can. Fly.

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    Sickness and addiction...I got no problem with that! :lol3
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  15. UpST8

    UpST8 turnin gas to noise

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    If it's worth doing, its worth overdoing :loco
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  16. moe.ron

    moe.ron Pig. Can. Fly.

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    I KNEW you would be on the same page! :lol3
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  17. UpST8

    UpST8 turnin gas to noise

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    Part Four (No moe.ron 2)


    Again there is no moe.ron...just me and the F8 on my one day off this week. Decided to explore the area around Bouquet Canyon Road in Angeles NF...

    High speed slab of 126 :ricky ..through the lemon farms...nice and green this time of year with all the rain we have had...smells great...push 80-85 to just get there already :p3rry

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    Up the canyon I find something that looks interesting enough :wink:

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    Nice road!! Not too tough, very big bike friendly, little wet still here and there...views! fuck yeah! the views :freaky

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  18. Sasquatch2112

    Sasquatch2112 scatology expert

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    Well I upped your rib ante. I frigging broke one yesterday. Damn. I didn't stop there. Broke the clavical too. Just for good measure. Little bit of sand on the hard packed dirt. Washed out the front end. Bang down I went!

    mutter, mutter, mutter! :cry
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  19. moe.ron

    moe.ron Pig. Can. Fly.

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    OMG that sucks! :eek1 Sounds considerably more painful than what happened to me, and may take a bit more time to heal. Really glad your alive.

    You know we gotta ask, how did the bike hold up?

    I am as broke as they come, but I'm getting tires. Visa wont mind, the wife is another story...
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  20. UpST8

    UpST8 turnin gas to noise

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    Dang Bob!! Sorry to hear of this, hope you heal right and soon. Let us know if you are needing anything, you have my number.