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Big Bear Ride 2009?

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Suzuki Phil, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. sito

    sito Long timer

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    Nice Riding gear!
  2. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    hanging out after the ride :bubba
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    tech day...afternoon session...i am hoping all you nOObs and non-nOObs learn something from the pics..

    here's ccer teaching terranova how to squeeze...:rofl
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    how to spoon.............:rofl
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    how to blow.....:rofl
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    whenever doing a 2-3 night camping without running water, best to wear a black jockey...:wink:
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    of course all the FFs are very helpful :knary...hey dannyG can i have some?....:lurk
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    some are just simply not paying attention...:trp
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    a happy dan with a new shoe...... :clap
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    capt cham giving it a final check out...:thumb
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  3. BAGSTR

    BAGSTR BAGSTR

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  4. cribaby

    cribaby Dirt/Street? No Wait Dirt

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    Sorry I missed this outing, it look like there was some serious fun a happening
  5. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    hi charles, like every ride we do, we all come home with good and funny memories. i'm thinking of doing another big bear run in mid JULY when the weather really gets tough...:ear


    :trp Might have something to do with this :freaky & :sweeti
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    hey, have anyone noticed rob is seating on espi's cooler that's full of ice cold beer and he's not sharing...:photog
  6. cribaby

    cribaby Dirt/Street? No Wait Dirt

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    My only commitments this summer are club soccer, surfing/fishing, and riding at higher elevation!!

    Post up a date, if no conflicts I'm IN!! I'll bring BEER for the tougher weather

    Charlie
  7. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    hey john, you're butt is not as fat as you think......:D
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    truck bed queens....:lol3
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    the following sunday morning


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    holcomb valley campground was a good choice...:thumb
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  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    dan aka gratis and his shitload of gear
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    poor phaedrus...:cry
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    ben showed up an hour late ...:ddog
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    and showing off a hickey.....:killen
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  9. Luv2putt

    Luv2putt RETIRED!!

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    Hey Joel, you're right, my a$$ is small :thumb But look at the size of that semi-truck spare tire:lol3 :lol3 :thumb :dutch
  10. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    :eek1 who would have noticed? the way i see yours, it's a built in pressure suit...:lol3

    besides, in the adv community...vanity is for wussies...:shog
  11. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    after ben arrived, we headed for breakfast in town at the grizzly manor.

    dannyG and his x-challenge; hard to believe he has all the essential camping shit in that pack...:huh , we need to see an itemized report if you can please...:deal

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    2old2race was also well organized
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    tomer brought the most crap, a family tent, pretty much a car camper can bring, and he even has a coffee maker/cups to do the ceremonial turkish coffee...:beer
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    along van diesel road...i know, just making up the name...:lol3
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    then pavement
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    riskie and bob
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    the way i like it, everyone in the staggered formation
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    after the pic was taken, we were in some serious knee dragging...:D
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    grizzly manor parking lot. sheez, that dr350 has a lot of shit load....:lol3
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    the harley riders prefered performance over food
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    bob and tomer had time to play gameboy.....:rofl while the rest waited for our table
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    someone didn't get enough sleep last night
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    roger trying to mimic the guy on the wall
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    bob wants his food spicy hot...:tb
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    that's a big breakfast ben!..:D...bacon, bacon, bacon....:tb
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    WHOA....INCLUDING THE PANCAKES TOO....:tb :tb :tb
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    YEEEHAHHH......MINE IS JUST AS BIG....:wings
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    final installment next......:gerg
  12. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    and showing off a hickey.....:killen
    [​IMG][/quote] A bee got me. You guys should of seen my neck the next day. It looked like I was growing a twin brother. Ben
  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    right after breakfast, the boys gassed up, but not for the 640A that's still on burbank gas. that's the price of gas and compare it on next year's ride.
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    dirt from here on all the way to hesperia
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    i hate to see this road paved in concrete
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    soon after, randy and i caught up with ben who had a flat front tire. we proped up the bike and looked at my watch.
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    :ddog :ddog :ddog :ddog ......pinched tube...:becca
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    EXACTLY 30 MINUTES....we're back rolling again...:clap


    the guys were waiting for us in the shade at the junction....:thumb
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  14. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    Excuse me. I think it only took me 28 minutes to change the flat. Thats was the first time I had to change a tire on a trail. When I tried it at my house I pinched the tube. I hope I won't be getting more practice. I will not be running 26 psi in front again. Ben
  15. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    no more trees along the road, we're heading down to lower elevation and the surrounding became very dry but the air was still cool.
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    then bob showed up...:wave
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    awesome blue sky
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    always fun riding with dannyG
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    the clouds casted a giant shadow..nice and comfy
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    this place is a gem in the desert
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    then we stopped and did a head count before hitting the pavement
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    pavement sucks..:cry
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    a bee line
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  16. terranova

    terranova slow and steady

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    Is that in the works? Are they planning on paving it??
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  17. RandyM

    RandyM Less talk, More ride

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    I think Gratis wins the overloaded bike contest. Rider weight dosen't count! :lol3

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  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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  19. DannyG

    DannyG I have the waypoint.

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    sleeping bag Big Agnes cross mountain
    air cor pad BA
    tent seedhouse 2 BA
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    some t's and underwear
    food and candy!
  20. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    i don't think i can do it. my shit is beyond the essential stuff.

    if you guys think gratis :lol3 has this much crap, mine is 20% more. in addition to the camping gear, i carry 3 inner tubes, first aid bag, air compressor, tow strap, 3 tire irons, 4 med bottles of gatorade, 2 liters of water, 2 cameras, tools, small electrical parts, roll of duct tape, a roll of ss bailing wire, etc.

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