Angeles National Forest/Big Bear Ride

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    Yep, right there.


    Here we are on the other side of Hesperia headed up to Big Bear. Notice the thunderstorm brewing on the left. The Hero camera doesn't have the resolution to pick up the lightning that was happening, but it was very cool.

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  2. fmfpunk

    fmfpunk Hooligan in training

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    TB: thx for sharing. I'm assuming you're OK. But that biff had me rolling. It looks like you're just rolling along and hit a "gravity storm" and went down. I'd be lying if i said nothing like that every happened to me.....

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  3. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    good you didn't get hurt tim, cuz that vid is way too funny....:jack

    reenacting the incident in a kung fu style....:D
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    the pressure suit literally saved tim's skin......:eek1
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  4. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    We start getting closer to Big Bear and we finally get some cloud cover and it cools off, not to mention the trees show up.

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    Note to self: Some trees are troublemakers and will hit you in the head while riding.

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  5. sospelotudo

    sospelotudo motochorro

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    It's not the dust that gets you, unfortunately, it's the half-submerged rocks. It doesn't show up on the video, but there was a 12" X 8" protrusion that you hit right before you lost it. Cool video though, I wish I had a video of that time that I t-boned a car-Superman!!!
  6. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    That it did. I have a little scrape and a cool little bruise pattern on my arm.
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    I figure if Nowhat can hit a bus wearing one of these and walk away without a scratch, I should be wearing one too. So far, it has more than paid for itself.
  7. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer Supporter

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    funny the patterns you can get in bruises.....

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  8. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer Supporter

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    Friday night's campsite (pix taken Sat morning)

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  9. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer Supporter

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    sospelotudo fetching wood for the campfire Friday night

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  10. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    fo sho...:confused

    i think the sopasfamily just have birth marks all over them.....:lol3
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  11. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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  12. cribaby

    cribaby Dirt/Street? No Wait Dirt

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    Doesn't it get dark late this time of year.

    Kathy are you joining the full moon crowd and par-taking in the night life.
  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    it was about 8pm when we get to the top of pacifico
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    jon and amber having dinner at newcomb's after they secured the campsite earlier.........:thumb
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    it was quiet that fri night at newks
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    as we returned to the camp, razr, sopascat, bob, and the sospelotudos showed up.


    first night around the camp fire
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    before we know it, septic got a headstart for the long day coming...:snore
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    saturday morning
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    everyone paid me $3 each for that firewood that we never used other than sit on it......:rofl
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    getting ready to join the FFs waiting at newks
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    of course, my day won't go by without a gravity check.... :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
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  14. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    At least yours had a little less speed involved.
  15. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    12 hours ago, we were here....:wave
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    klim had a fashion show of their orange line on that same morning....:eek1
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    tim and the now-you-see/now-you-don't good ol buddy artboy....:ricky
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    i'm surprised to see the sport bikers can wake up this early too...:eek1
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    it has to be an orange bike to get dunerat and sito's attention....:rofl
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    more of the rr tomorrow...:lurk
  16. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    zoom and boom....:deal ....classic target fixation....stare at the big rock in the middle of the trail.....hit the rock in the middle of the trail....its like magic....:lol3 :lol3 :lol3
  17. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    I think he made the mistake when he past sopacat. She was putting pressure on him to get the lead back. You did not get injured right? Ben
  18. starchaser

    starchaser Been here awhile

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    Good seeing familiar faces and meeting some new mates. I managed to truck my bike 220 miles without incident.:lol3 Great pics and video, more please!
  19. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    It looks like it gave you a purple nerple too. I will be investing in a pressure suit when I return to riding. Ben
  20. tbarstow

    tbarstow Two-wheelin' Fool Super Supporter

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    Ben - other than the little scrape and bruise, I didn't get injured further.