2nd nOOb vaLLey raLLy - Nov. 7 to 9 2008

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by NSFW, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    great pics jon.....we always see thumpers and 9fiddys...but your pics say it all...................... you can have a pig and have fun too!
  2. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    tom....i love that video, but i don't remember crashing twice....:eek1


    folks....good or so/so send your vids to tom. this is going to be fun to watch; share it with your family and friends this coming holidays..:clap

    hey justin....sorry to hear someone took your head rest (really?)..and for the record we were still at denny's in los angeles at that time so it wasn't me......:D
  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    finally found a use for that video other than laughing at myself......thanks tt and i read your message.

    i posted in the la weekend ride a tech day for suspension tuning for anyone interested. we can ride down to your shop when we do gorman. i am really a good aggressive rider just don't have the right suspension set-up...:D
  4. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    I forgot to add what the 950 looked like after day 1 (thursday)

    I had the front end wash out and it went down. I didn't go down, just the bike. It was a slow speed thing that did this:

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    I had another tip over on plesant canyon but it didn't do any more damage. The one on plesant canyon was a prety hard hit and the front of the bike ended up facing up the side of a hill and I had to drag it down. Sorry no pix of that one.
  5. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    I didn't get any pictures of Goller untill Barker Ranch.

    Here is BetaTrialsGuy and Aaron (Sorry Aaron, I forgot your handle):

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    Here is scruffy just finishing up a rocky section on Mengal:

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  6. Mario Shi

    Mario Shi Been here awhile

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    Toby leading the pack!
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    Mr. Renauld seeking red dirt
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    Bob trying to roost me with that fattie knobbie
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    Not sure if this was Toby, Tim, Bob or Renauld?
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    Tim has learned his lesson, which is to always stand on the pegs
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    Coming home is always sad, but not so much when everyone made it with not major mishaps. ps sorry if I woke up anyone at 4AM on Sunday.
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  7. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    You didn't wake me up. I sure wish you did. It was smart leaving that early! It got prety windy that morning. It was really difficult breaking camp with what felt like 40+mph winds.


    Nate
  8. Zen Slug

    Zen Slug Spineless Adventurer

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    cool sequence you took of rsimpson, KLR_Woody!

    Here's what it looks like as a shizam slideshow :evil

    <embed src="https://www.smugmug.com/ria/ShizamSlides-2007091901.swf?AlbumID=6539037&transparent=true&showButtons=false&randomStart=false&showThumbs=false&crossFadeSpeed=501&borderThickness=4&borderColor=444444&debug=false&showLogo=trus&newWindow=false&forceSize=LargeURL&splashDelay=3000" wmode="transparent" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" allowscriptaccess="always" allownetworking="all" height="700" width="804">
  9. Redbull Addict

    Redbull Addict I need another one...

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    HA, that's awesome!
  10. dino2000

    dino2000 No Bad Daze

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    This looks real hard. Are you shur i can ride that stuff?
  11. rsimpson

    rsimpson Long Way OK?

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    slideshow...


    sweeeeet, thanks!
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    awesome....:clap.......and i got the front row seat..........:lol3
  13. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    blindfolded! I find it easier that way :rofl :rofl :rofl

    edit:

    Yep! Here ya are a couple years ago on the DRZ

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  14. dave6253

    dave6253 GCBAR Explorer

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    You guys look like you are having a blast! RedBullAddict, Excellent job with the video editing! :clap :clap :clap :clap :clap

    I just need a ds BIKE NOW!
  15. KLR_Woody

    KLR_Woody pass the noobage

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    That slideshow is pretty sweet!
  16. rider914

    rider914 Agnostic Adventurer Supporter

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    Great pics and report :clap

    Hidden Valley musta got lotsa traffic this year. Never seen silt like that over there :huh

    Did anyone do Echo Cyn this trip? I'm heading out there next week and was wondering what kinda shape its in. :ear

    -M
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    gabepari Throttle Flogger

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    Echo is in great shape. First time up it, it was really fun!

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  18. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    We had some play time on top of Mengal. scruffy and Rich (sorry I forgot your screen name) went up first.

    Here is scruffy:

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    Then Rammer went. Only he didn't have enough speed:

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    Then the big 950 got stuck on a big rock:
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    so scruffy moved it:

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    and away he went:

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    and then they came back down:

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    I have to add that it's much steeper than it looks and those ruts up top are a whole different story.
  19. ktmnate

    ktmnate Long timer

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    lets see if this works. I made an animated gif and it works on my computer but not sure if it will on smugmug.

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    whoohoo it works.

    It's not as good as ZenSlugs but it all the skills I got.
  20. MotoScooter

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    Great pics and videos! My brother and I rode different routes from the rest of you. The best was chasing the sun down from the Saline Valley hot springs to Eureka Dunes. The sun won. Good to meet some of you Saturday night/Sunday morning.Thanks to BigJohn for the cigar Saturday night.:freaky