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2014 DV nOOb Rally, Mar 27-30

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by rider914, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. Dr. Benny

    Dr. Benny Enjoying the Journey

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    Kickstands??? Where we're going, we don't need no stinkin' kickstands....

    Great photos! :clap
  2. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    Isaac all your pictures are amazing. :clap
  3. PERRO-FROM-HELL

    PERRO-FROM-HELL Life is good

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    Nice report Isaac!, how you like the 690R? amazing bike right? glad you got it! your pictures are always great!
  4. isaac004

    isaac004 Been here awhile

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    :rofl :lol3

    Thanks for the comments guys, missed having you there!

    The 690 is amazing, it rips. Slightly heavier then a WR250R, with 3 times the power. :eek1
    You can read my 690 mini review/thoughts here:
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=23839598&postcount=929
  5. Jenn

    Jenn praise seitan! Supporter

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  6. Easyrider Jay

    Easyrider Jay n00b

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    Yes. If I did not take that class I would've not made that lippencott down hill. ^^
    Thank you and thanks to Jimmy.


  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    sorry for the double post.

    putting them here so i could find them later.

    from the 2014 annual rally thread

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=930383


    PARTICIPANTS LIST
    1 NSFW JOEL TR3-D3 350EXC/640E

    2 HOTMAMMAANDME CORIE RV3-D3 DR350

    3 HOTMAMMA MARCIA CP3-D3 DR650

    4 GSEQUOIA GEOFF TR3-D3 KLR650

    5 SANDPLOW TONY RV3-D3

    6 MS. SANDPLOW SHAE CP3-D3

    7 LADDYSDIRTBOMB STEVEN CP3-D3

    8 MS.LADDYSDIRTBOMB KARINA CP3-D3

    9 NICOMAMA NICOLE MC2-D2 DRZ400

    10 ADV MAG PAUL MC2-D2 GS1200

    11 SUZUKI PHIL PHIL BT3-D0 DR350

    12 JEEPINBANDITRIDER JOSH MC3-D3 VSTROM

    13 DZRTRACIN SHAWN MOT-D3

    14 GASDEPOT JAMES MC2-D2 TIGER885

    15 BENTRAVELIN BEN MC3-D3 DR650

    16 DIRTMECH RENE BT3-D2 DRZ400

    17 MS.DIRTMECH EDITH CP3-D2 XT250

    18 DIRTMECH GUEST ROB CP3-D3

    19 SURFACETOAIR DUSTIN BT3-D3 WR450

    20 AFRY ARNIE MOT-D3 950SE

    21 ADVENTUREDAVE82 DAVE TC3-D3 KLR650

    22 YZLVR ERIC TR3-D0 950A

    23 B&S 5HP LEO MC3-D3 KLR650

    24 M1JEEP RICH BT3-D3 DR650

    25 M1JEEP JR RICKY CP3-D3

    26 PUKAWAI BERNDT MC3-D3 DAKAR 650

    27 ZEN RIDING ALBERT MC3-D3 GS1200

    28 THE GRINCH PETER MOT-D3 640E

    29 MS. GRINCH SHERI MOT-D3

    30 PASTREDLINE KYLE MC3-D3 F800GS

    31 DANTROOP CHRIS MC3-D3 XC650

    32 DELIVERATOR DENNIS MC3-D3 XR650L

    33 SH0CKDOC DOUG MOT-D2 990A

    34 RANGERDOG LYLE MOT-D2 525EXC

    35 MCKLAY DICK BT3-D3 TE630

    36 MCKLAY'S SON MCKLAY JR MC3-D3 GS1200

    37 VALVERDE CHRIS MC3-D3 XC650

    38 FZCRUISER ROB BT3-D0 500EXC/990A

    39 MS. FZCRUISER MICHELE CP3-D0

    40 KLRROB ROB TR3-D2 KLR650

    41 DRAVNX JEFF MC3-D3 DL650A

    42 SOUPKNOTZEE JOHNNY TR3-D3 WR250R

    43 EGGROLL LUKE TR3-D2 WR250R

    44 TORTILLALAND ISAAC TR3-D2 DRZ400

    45 ZIAO858 DANNY TR3-D2 450EXC

    46 SOMBRERO SERGIO TR3-D2 TE510

    47 LETSGETDIRTY ED TR3-D2 DRZ400

    48 TOMSCJ6 GUEST __________ CP3-D3

    49 TOMSCJ6 TOM BT3-D3

    50 MTBJEFF JEFF BT3-D3 FS570

    51 RENSHO TOM CP3-D3

    52 IBEBIKERGAL CARMEN CP3-D3

    53 SARAH SARAH CP3-D3

    54 TODDSCI TODD TR3-D3 DR650

    55 OHPYRAMIDS ANDREW TR3-D3 450XCW

    56 JKSTEHN JON RV3-D3 WR250R

    57 JON'S GUEST BRAD CP3-D3 WR250R

    58 JON'S GUEST JOLA CP3-D3

    59 JON'S GUEST SARAH CP3-D3

    60 GOOSERIDER MORTEN MC3-D3 GS1200

    61 CLIKING GREG BT3-D3 WR250R

    62 SARATHMENON SARATH MC2-D2 F800GS

    63 PANDAMANPROD BEN MC3-D3

    64 CONTEACHER BILL MOT-D3 GS1200

    65 EASYRIDER JAY JAY TR3-D3 WR250R

    66 DR. SFCOOTZ REAMA TR3-D3

    67 L18FLYBOY STEVE BT3-D2 KLR650

    68 L18FLY GUEST BRANDON CP3-D2 DR350

    69 HEAKLE HENRY MC3-D3 F800GS

    70 RJNUTT ROBBIE BT3-D3 WR250R

    71 TSJA TIM BT3-D0 HP2

    72 OLDMAN7 JEFF CP3-D0 DR650

    73 KENPOKID JAKE CP3-D0 DR350

    74 BIZZZZ BIZZZZ CP3-D3 XT225

    75 PCFLY PAUL TR3-D3 TE630

    76 THE BRAZILIAN FERNANDO RV3-D2 690E

    77 Z-ASSHURTS JIMMY BT3-D3 CRF250L

    78 BOGEYMAN TONY BT3-D3 FE570

    79 BROWNEYE CHRIS RV3-D3CO TE630

    80 MS. BROWNEYE SHERRY CP3-D3

    81 BROWNEYE JR NICK CP3-D3 WR250F

    82 POINTMAN0853 GEORGE RV3-D3 500EXC

    83 CARSON MOTO KEVIN CP3-DE 350EXC

    84 TOAST TONY MOT-D2 950SE

    85 TWWHITEY TODD MOT-D3 950SE

    86 METROTEXUAL MATT MC3-D3 950A

    87 DOWORKSON BRIAN BT3-D2 F800GS

    88 DOWORSON GUEST 1 _________ CP3-D2 950A

    89 DOWORKSONGUEST2 _________ CP3-D2 TIGER800

    90 DON125 DON RV3-D3 DRZ400

    91 NOTSOFAR PATRICK MC3-D3

    92 GALACTIC GS LARRY MOT-D1 FE570 RALLY

    93 IZZY BLUE NANCY CP3-D0 CRF230L

    94 LOST RIDER FINN TR3-D0 FE570

    95 ROTEX JIM MC3-D3 GSA1200

    96 RED MYRA 2UP-D3 W/ ROTEX

    97 SNIPERX PAUL MC3-D3 KTM 1190

    98 WALLYWHIRLED WALLY MC3-D3 SE950

    99 GWARHAWK AARON MC3-D3 DR650

    100 BEN99R1 BEN TR3-D3 XR650L

    101 VPANNEPACKER VINCE MC3-D3 1150GSA

    102 BAYAREARIDER HARI BT2-D2 FE570

    103 RICORIDER RICH MC3-D3 TRIUMP 1050

    104 NUBS YORK TR3-D3 KLX 250

    105 NUBS GUEST KAREN CP3-D3

    106 FTL900 MICHAEL TR2-D2 DR650

    107 STOKE TED TC3-D3 STROM650

    108 LIFEOFREILLY SETH RV3-D3 690R

    109 ORANGE&EVIL FELIX MC3-D3 DR650

    110 FHAMMOND FERGUS CP3-D3 MULTISTRADA

    111 GABRIELE - GABRIELU - CP3 - D3 - KTM950SE

    112 ALYSSAG ALYSSA BT3-D3

    113 GOODYAM8TE ADAM CP3-D3 650XC

    114 MEGAPLOW JOE MC2-D2 525EXC

    115 ALYSSA GUEST JENNY CP3-D3

    116 SUPERNANNI RACHEL MC2-D2 DRZ400

    117 R3R3R RANDALL TR3-D3 XR650L

    118 SHOOBY PAUL TC3-D3 F800GS

    119 JAB JEFF BT2-D1 XR600

    120 JASONFB123 JASON CP2-D1 KLR650

    121 AHAMAYJOE JOE CP2-D1 XR650

    122 AIMHI BERNIE BT3-D3 XR650R

    123 MAC MATT CP3-D3 690E/300EXC

    124 PHILIPPE_R PHIL TR3-D2 DRZ400

    125 AIRBORNDAD KEITH BT3-D0 XT225

    126 AB SON JUSTIN CP3-D0 XT225

    127 ODIEGREEN KYLE MC3-D3 990A

    128 MICHAEL.BRAT MIKE CP3-D2 XR650L

    129 TONYJ TONY MC3-D3

    130 SPEEDYGEE68 AARON TR2-D2 990A

    131 JOEFROMSF JOE TR3-D3 DR650

    132 TDSURF TOM MC3-D3 KTM1190

    133 HEIRHEAD DAVID MC3-D2 XT225

    134 HEIRHEAD GUEST KIM MC3-D2 XT225

    135 ISAAC004 ISAAC BT3-D2 DR650

    136 LONER PAUL CABIN-D0 450EXC

    137 NOWWHAT MIKE MOT-D3 690R

    138 DUNERAT NOEL RV3-D2 530EXC/950SE/URAL

    139 MS. DUNERAT VAL CP3-D2

    140 GMC327 JASON MC3-D0 KLR650

    141 ITNANTI BRIAN TR3-D3 690E

    142 HEADSTALLER CHU MC3-D3 F800GS

    143 CALGSER BOB BT3-D3 GS650

    144 MISSADVENTURE MOLLY TR3-D2

    145 SE STEVE STEVE MC3-D3 950SE

    146 MACADAMIA ANDY MC3-D3 GS1200

    147 LISCOTTI2006 MIKE MCE-D3

    148 TBARSTOW TIM MC3-D3 XC650

    149 THIRDBESTFRIEND GARY MC3-D0 GS1200

    150 RICKCLICK RICK TR3-D3 WR250R

    151 NWEMERYS DAVE BT3-D3 530EXC

    152 CONNER CONNER MOT-D2 FS570

    153 MS. CONNER MS. CONNER MOT-D2

    154 COWGIRL CINDY TR3-D3 WR250

    155 DAMADO DAVID MOT-D3 FE570

    156 DAMADO GUEST KEVIN MOT-D3 525EXC

    157 XRBADGER PATRICK MOT-D3 XR650

    158 SLUGDAD BILL BT3-D3 WR250

    159 SLUGDAD GUEST TIM CP3-D3 DR400

    160 SLUGDAD GUEST ROBIN BT3-D3 V-STROM

    161 SLUGDAD GUEST MATT CP3-D3 KLR650

    162 VERMON VERN MOT-D3 530 SIX DAYS

    163 SUPER SUZ SUZ TR3-D3

    164 RRUUGGER JOHN BT3-D3 990A

    165 BEATSWORKING DON RV3-D0 KLR650

    166 CRANKY TONY TONY RV3-D0

    167 BIG JOHN O JOHN CP3-D0

    168 SPAFXER JIM CP3-D3 950A

    169 PDPETE PETE MOT-D3 500EXC

    170 MS. PDPETE BERTA MOT-D3

    171 UNKGD BILL BT3-D3

    172 MOTOPSYCHOMAN MARTY MC3-D3 G650GS

    173 JEEPDUDE65 GEORGE TR3-D0 525EXC

    174 JEEPDUDEGUEST CHARLIE CP3-D0 GS1200

    175 LIORSMOTORIDE LIOR BT3-D3 KTM530

    176 ESPI PABLO TR2-D2 TOYOTA 4X4

    177 BIG TODD TODD MC3-D3 GSA1200

    178 SIERRASOMMETS STEPHEN TR3-D3 KLR650

    179 DON GUEST DAVID CP3-D3

    180 GMC327 JASON MC3-D0

    181 RAULTHEADVENTURER STEVE BT3-D3 990A

    182 PAPAHANKNESS HENRIK MC3-D3 GS1150

    183 ILLKING JASON TR3-D3 KLX250

    184 TEKURRIDES CHETAN CP2-D0 TIGER800

    185 MIKEY113 MIKE TR3-D2 KLR650

    186 2WHEELSGOOD RICH MOT-D0 FE570/990A

    186 OFF ROAD RYDER DARRYL BT3-D3 950A

    188 CARLSON22 IAN CP3-D3 990A

    189 OFR GUEST BRUCE CP3-D3 990A

    190 ALLTERRA PETE MC2-D2 GS1200

    191 JACY JULES MC3-D3

    182 GUNZ11 MIKE MC3-D3 650 SERTAO

    193 HONDO WILEY CP2-D2 KLR650

    194 GREGTHEADVENTURER GREG BT3-D0 DR650

    195 NOTSOFAR PATRICK MC3-D3 F800GS

    196 FASTRING ROGER BT2-D2 WR250

    197 BLAISE W KEN BT3-D3 TE610,

    198 SPANIARD990 TONY MC3-D3 990A

    199 AVEJOE DAVE RV3-D0 TE511

    200 SONORADAVE DAVE MC3-D3 1190R

    201 AMISHFLYER01D BRAD TR3-D3 GS1200

    202 RIDER914 MATT MC3-D3 950A

    203 RED05 ROB BT3-D3

    204 RED05 GUEST 1 ALAN CP3-D3

    205 RED05 GUEST 2 BROCK CP3-D3

    206 PERKIO STEVE MC3-D3 GS1200

    207 JIMEARHART JIM MC3-D3 GS1200

    208 INDIO RAHUL MC3-D3 GS650

    209 ONEWAY GARY MC3-D3 KLR650

    210 GELAENDESPORT RUSS MC2-D2 HP2

    211 DR. BENNY BEN MC3-D3 KLR650

    212 PANAMA PASSAGE CHRISTIAN BT3 - D3 KTM 950

    213 SOS CHRIS TR3-D3 400EXC

    214 MARKMARK MARK MC3-D3 KLX250

    215 ADOBE RIDER CURTIS MC3-D3 GS800

    216 JAY'S GUEST 1 SENA 1 CP3 - D3 NON RIDING

    217 JAY'S GUEST 2 SENA 2 CP3-D3 NON RIDING

    218 BELKAR ROBERT MC3-D3 F650GS

    219 BELKAR’S GUEST ROY MC3-D3 950A

    220 DRAVNX JEFF MC3-D3 DL650

    221 IXAB AARON MC3-D3 TE250

    222 SALIL SALIL MC3-D3 BMW 650

    223 SITO LOUIS MOT-D3 1190R


    RAFFLE PRIZES
    1 - giant loop fandango tank bag black - joel (nsfw) - THURSDAY dinner raffle (correction made, not friday)
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    1 - giant loop tillamook dry bag - joel (nsfw) - THURSDAY dinner raffle (correction made, not friday)
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    1 - bridgestone front trailwing tw301 3x21 tire - from peter (the grinch)
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    2 cases of karma tequila - mike (nowwhat)
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    1 spyderco knife - anonymous donor...:raabia
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    1 spyderco knive - same anonymous donor....:raabia
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    2 tickets to http://www.laracingx.com/ - shawn (dzrtracin)
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    2 cases of synthetic motorcycle oil - from aimhi......http://www.aimhi-enduro.com/
    12 quarts of Royal Monarch 10W40 Full Synthetic Motorcycle Oil
    12 quarts of Royal Monarch 15W50 Full Synthetic Motorcycle Oil
    each lucky winner will receive 4 quarts. i won the same oil when i participated in the rmar rally in silverton and my bike an i liked this oil.
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    3 sheepskin butt pads from alaska leathers..http://www.alaskaleatheronline.com/servlet/the-Deluxe/Categories
    you also get a discount if you want to buy soon, please check out.... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=66886

    not mine, but i have the same set up on my 640
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    one - $50 CYCLE GEAR GIFT CERTIFICATE - from anonymous donor.......:raabia



    one set of double take mirror - neduro
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    2 DSR DVDs ....http://www.dualsportriding.com/ - neduro
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    1 set of LED LIGHTS from LEDRIDER.COM or check out....http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=926884
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    $500 gift certificate from konflictmotorsports plus shirts, hats, decals, etc. (and $$ charity donation to Stewards of the Sequoias)

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    sena is donating AT 2 SETS (1 PAIR/SET) of SMH10...AND GO PRO AUDIO PACK.....:evil
    great to have when riding in a group. no more missing rider or at least you know that slow rider is still coming...:lol3

    check it out...http://senabluetooth.com/product/intercoms/smh10/

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    6 sets of SMH10 BLUE TOOTH HELMET RADIO and 4 units of BLUE TOOTH AUDIO PACK FOR GOPRO
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    check out the underlined words for the manufacturer's website and product descriptions.

    2 SETS (2 RADIO/SET) OF THE HELMET RADIOS AND 2 AUDIO PACKS will be RAFFLED.

    THE OTHER SETS WILL BE USED ON THE GROUP RIDES FOR FIELD TESTING. sorry, i already picked the names of the field testers.



    KRIEGA offered to donate a main prize of an R15 backpack (http://www.kriega.us/r15-motorcycle-backpack/) with hydration system (value $168), with a Tool Roll (http://www.kriega.us/motorcycle-tool-roll/) and a set of Fork Seal covers (http://www.kriega.us/off-road-enduro-motorcycle-fork-seal-covers/) as smaller prizes, plus a bunch of stickers and key rings etc to give away.

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    assorted swags from GIANT LOOP
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    1 moose tail bag from jlemond.
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    LIORSMOTORIDE is donating $200 GIFT CERTIFICATE (labor only)

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    many of us take our bikes to lior. very good and honest mechanic, also factory trained bmw but likes to ride KTM....:D

    good rider and thoughtful. last year he won the $300 gift certificate from Jimmy Lewis, however he felt someone else could benefit from the training, he gave it me so i can hand it over to another noob rally participant...how cool is that?...:nod

    he's coming and i asked him to bring his trailer, tools and common spare parts, including tires, chains, tubes, etc. for emergencies. though he wants to go riding, he may be able to fix your bike so we could get you go riding and not left out in the camp or riding alone. LOL if you could make him do the 6k mile maintenance service....:rofl

    he has a 4x4 with night lights that will be available to retrieve your bike if needed.



    1 fuse box w/ 6 circuits - long (scubalong)

    http://www.bluesea.com/products/5025/ST_Blade_Fuse_Block_-_6_Circuits_with_Negative_Bus_and_Cover

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    two $50 gift certificate, hats and door prizes from TOURATECH

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    one pair of cyclops long range optimus LED

    http://www.cyclopsadventuresports.com/-Long-Range-Optimus-LED-Auxliary-light-Round_p_10.html

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    david (damado) is donating one ktm tank bag. half of the participants will want this.....:evil

    don't worry, if kool aid is not your favorite drink, you could always blacken out the tla.

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    dave is also donating a front tire that came as original equipment on his baja 990. less than 100 miles.


    from the adobe crew:
    One year subscription to Illustrator CC
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    One year subscription to Photoshop CC
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    michael.brat is donating a Riseful Roll Pro III. These GoPro cases are designed by Mike himself and made right here in SoCal.

    http://www.riseful.com/

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    Donating gift certificates for some killer bike protection, check them out here; www.devolracing.com



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    MikaMetals donating 2 certificates for handlebars, check them out here; www.mikametals.com lots of killer stuff on their site.





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    MX Filters is donating 5 certificates for DT-1 air filters as well as all DV Noobs Rally participants will get 40% off coupons for anything on their site; www.mxfilters.com




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    EBC donating a set of front and rear pads as well as front and rear rotors





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    FMF boys are dropping off a box of hats, tes's and hoodies. Also FMF has some Kurt Caselli shirts for sale with all proceeds going to the Caselli family, check it out here; http://apparel.fmfracing.com/shop/ride-like-caselli/




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    Pro Billet Spark Arrestors - , 1 - Honda CRF, 1 KTM 450/525


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    The folks at Big 5 Sporting Goods have donated 4 sleeping bags; 2 - 30 degree baggs, 1 - oversized 30 degree bag and one 0 degree bag :clap

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    ConTeacher has also secured the following:

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    10 - $10.00 Gift Certificates<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
    01 - Tusk Fender Tube Pack with Tire Irons<o:p></o:p>
    01 - Tusk Tire Repair Kit<o:p></o:p>
    01 - Tusk Folding 1/4" drive Mini T-Handle set<o:p></o:p>
    01 - Tusk Mini Rachet Tool set<o:p></o:p>
    02 pair - A.R.C. MX Socks size 10-13<o:p></o:p>
    02 - XL Flex Hats


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    02 - $20.00 Discount Certificates<o:p></o:p>




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    bigtodd's friends at DRAGON just donated these:

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    for 2nd year in a row, KLIM supports the nOObs rally and donated a $250 gift certificate.....:clap

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    also, their second year helping the noobs. BAJA DESIGN is sending us a $300 GIFT CERTIFICATE

    i have one of their squadrons on my 350, extremely bright and a must for night riding. also have the baja kit on my xr400 making my bike street legal.

    baja design is another california company located in san marcos. it contains components > 65% that are made in USA.....:clap


    http://www.bajadesigns.com/


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    Dr. Benny....:clap..........is donating a set of moto travel DVDs.

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    www.MotorcycleMexico.com
    Video Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SzdgGxtE9s4
    Image: http://images.motorcycle-usa.com/Pho...Mexico-DVD.jpg



    Scotts Performance Products have been nice enough to donate 50 vouchers good for 20% off retail prices of the following products they sell:
    -All Scotts products (steering dampers, damper/stabilizer repair/service, ss oil filters, skid plates, etc)
    -Shorai Batteries
    -Battery Tenders
    -Klim gear
    -Maxima oil
    -EBC brake pads
    -IMS tanks and footpegs
    -Renthal fatbars
    -Answer Protaper Evo bars

    http://www.scottsonline.com/

    Scotts has a store in Montrose (near the start of the Angeles Crest Highway) that feels like a well stocked small local shop. They have many great products to choose from, in stock on the floor. Definitely worth a visit.

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    Probably their most well known product, a steering stabilizer/damper. Shown is the slick anti vibration bar mount with polyurethane isolation dampers.
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    more wonderful prizes from TWISTED THROTTLE

    2 - $50 GIFT CERTIFICATE
    1 - SET OF BARKBASTER
    1 - SET OF DENALI DM LED
    220 VOUCHERS @ 10% DISCOUNT - everyone gets one!

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    Tommy Bahama donation. Got my work to donate some shirts for the raffle. I know it's not moto stuff but they are real nice shirts for relaxing on the beach in Baja after your adventure.
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    Wanted to let you know Gordon at RRR Tool Solutions has donated for the rally
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    2 - 4 piece Vessel Screw Driver Sets at $50.00 each
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    2 - 3R Moto Stands at $34.00 each
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    excellent upgrade for those looking for taller bars.

    M1Jeep is donating a brand new / never mounted handlebar made by ProTaper:

    CR-Mid - silver 1-1/8th
    Easton - KTM
    sweep 60
    height 82
    width 813

    full specs here....http://www.protaper.com/products/handlebars/contour

    pics is from google image and actual could be different.
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    www.the-field-kit.com....sent us this cool tool roll.

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    great tool roll, genuine leather and made in los angeles by a fellow inmate...:clap


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    ben and stephanie sent us $100 gift certificate because noobies need bigger tanks.

    get a real gas tank that will take you farther places on your adventure

    :thumb



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    trailtech sent us

    3 of tach/hour meter. i find it useful since i do my own oil change on my pesky and needy ktms. i also get to see the idle rpm and set the correct rpm for the rekluse.
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    1 of this. the official gps and bike computer of the king of the moto. multi-functions, speedo, odometer, tach, engine temp, air temp, compass, altimeter, voltmeter, etc. presently installing on my honda xr400 and ktm 640E. yeah, i stole them from the raffle prizes.....:D...just kidding.
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    detailed info here..http://www.trailtech.net/digital-gauges/voyager-moto-gps


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    trailtech has been a regular and good supporter of the noobs rally. they want to see happy noob faces....:evil


    OK, back to our regular programming....:D
  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    as a prelude to the event, i contacted jimmy lewis if he could do a 1-day introduction course at JL's training site in pahrump. didn't take long to fill up and by wednesday morning of the training day, there were 13 of us......:clap

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    let the fun begins and look where you're going...:rayof
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    you can spot a sandbagger easily, this rider is no noob.
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    after a few hours of classroom drills, we head outside
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    more later after dinner.
  9. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    we spent the rest of the morning in the dry lake bed. this place is flat and smooth, just perfect for learning the basic drills
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    we have the place all to ourselves
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    after doing each drill, jimmy would get us together and do a review, and then start another drill.
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    we get to feel how to ride in a sandstorm
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    it was actually a gsa induced sandstorm, and jules claiming he didn't do it....:D
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    just watching jimmy ride is already fun
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    let's have lunch
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    best pizza in pahrump.....:clap
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  10. 1224R

    1224R Long timer

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    Some of these pics should be front page...!!!!
  11. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    after lunch, back to school
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    unlike the dry lake bed, this place has the good stuff...deep sand, ruts and hills...:clap
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    everyone gets the chance
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    learning to ride sand is not just leaning back and gassing it up
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    though it wasn't much fun, sand riding is something can not be ignored. most of our riding, we will encounter sand, might as well like it and get comfortable. btw, if you haven't noticed, jimmy isn't even leaning back, it's all about balance.
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    next is the hill riding. jimmy always find a good spot where to talk to his students.
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    when it was our turn, i stopped taking pictures. you know, full concentration is important in order to stay alive. 200+ noobs will miss me....:D


    the wednesday training ride has become part of the noobs rally (2nd year in a row). thanks to jimmy lewis for getting this event in his busy schedule.

    i highly recommend that if you need to become a better and safer rider, take his class. later on you will thank yourself for being a better rider and enjoy the ride more. less crash = less injury = less downtime = less $ spent
  13. BadWHooper

    BadWHooper Quick, rather than Dead.

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    Wow! A set of diverse looks at Death Valley! Thank you all. I did my own road-based trip last year (see the link below), so any photos I see of that place reminds me that I, too, am an adventure rider!

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  14. dantroop

    dantroop Been here awhile

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  15. bigtodd

    bigtodd Hi, wanna ride?

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    Hey dantroop - Thanks for sharing yoru truley NOOB experience ... everyone has been there at some point in the beginning of their riding experience. That is what the DV nOOb weekend is all about, keep learning, keep riding and enjoy the adventure more each time. :clap
  16. FTL900

    FTL900 White and nerdy

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    Actually I was on a WR400. Had a DR350 when I signed up, but I rode a WR400 for this rally.
    I don't know where the DR650 came from.

    Thanks again for all your hard work!
  17. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    Very good video. Thanks for sharing. But you said Bigtodd was with you, he could lift the bike with his left pinky.
    If you are noob and go down couple of times, it gets really frustrating and tiring to ride. Especially in DV and especially when it's hot. So first try not to fall (I know this is a little hard), and second dont be shy to ask for help. Because I KNOW if you lift your bike 3 times (especially a bigger bike), you may not have energy to keep your bike up anymore. That's why this is a Noobs Rally and we encourage Noobs to participate and ask for help.
  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    +1

    where was BT when DT needs help?

    that is one genuine noob experience. great job on the vid.

    that list has been posted a few times and good to see you caught up...haha.

    thanks michael for the JB, it didn't get raffled and i end up taking it home, which i have no use. will save it for next year. see you soon.
  19. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    thursday i arrived at the campground. first order of the day was to check in with PSR and pay. i met jon (one of the owners), he and the staff were delighted to see us again. i think we are the biggest customer of them in a year. this event just keep on growing every year and thanks to everyone.

    i'm suppose to lead a ride at 11am and glad no one showed up, which gave us the time to set up the party central and unload many stuff from my van. i felt bad for those who were looking for their group rides. most of them, this was their first experience and they all look lost. they could not find their ride leaders, either they were on the wrong meeting place or the leaders left on time. since none of them know the area, bill (conteacher) volunteered to lead them to the pinnacles to do a shakedown ride and see some landscapes. thanks bill.

    i also noticed that several people signed up on different rides for the same time and day. that's not cool since the ride leaders were expecting them and waited for riders who will never show up. i don't know if it's the noobiness or keeping options to choose what's good for self. next time, if you are joining a group ride, please commit and be there where they will meet on time. most group rides have a limit, and by putting an empty chair, you just took away the spot from someone who really want to be in that ride.

    overall, i think the ride leaders did an excellent job in providing us wonderful and memorable experiences. thanks again to all you ride leaders.
  20. Sfcootz

    Sfcootz fap:hoon Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    A big thank you to lost rider and izzy blue for a wonderful ride Friday. :clap