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Big Bikes to Carrizo and Pozo Jan 15 & 16

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by NSFW, Jan 4, 2011.

  1. liorsmotoride

    liorsmotoride Lior's moto ride

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    I could lead if i add knobby tires on my bike, and i know where we going :lol3
  2. airborndad

    airborndad Long timer

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    That was awesome you were shreading the turns

    I seriously didn't mean to put you through an advanced insane ride on your first dirt ride (+ snow & ice):D
    but It really did pay off:clap, now I really wish I had a bigger bike so I could keep up with you
    good job Ersin (SP?)
  3. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    That was a great and educating first off-road ride. Thanks for the time and tips...
    And we all know that it is not the bike, it is the rider. I still have a lot to learn from you guys. I know how you ride and I still can not keep up with you on any road. :rofl
    Oh and the spelling is perfect... :wink:

    E.S.




  4. WoodsChick

    WoodsChick Long timer

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    Wellll...ok. But don't laugh!

    This is the main road-Panorama, I think- but through the binoculars we could see two 4x4 trucks and a BLM truck stuck in the mud with folks out walking around. We didn't want to get stuck so we didn't go that way.
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    No...we were smart and followed the fenceline instead...which led to an ominous wet spot in the road...
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    Eric dove off the edge of the road to go around the bog and was stuck before I even had "Don't try it. Go arou..." out of my mouth. The photo was taken after we dragged the front end around toward the road...
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    My boots were really cracking me up for some reason...:lol3
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    Headed the other way now...
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    Ok, I'll quit mucking up your guys' cool ride report now :lol2




    WoodsChick
  5. spafxer

    spafxer Long timer

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    NICE !

    Yep that is the sticky mud I was familiar with on one of the crossover roads between Soda Lake Rd. and Elkhorn. Locked up my front tire.

    The mud we were in this time wasn't too sticky on the tires. Just gravity mud sucking the bike and our boots down.

    We need a good mud rating system :evil I read about sticky mud on the Trans America Trail too... Scary stuff if you can't lift the bike. :cry
  6. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    what boots????

    that's one funny picture...:lol3
  7. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    +1 nice ..SM rims, animal
  8. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    keith, big bike will take you to farther places...and one way we can get you to slow down on the trail.

    ersin is the upcoming ex nOOb......:evil he can ride.
  9. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    Yup:clap
  10. WoodsChick

    WoodsChick Long timer

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    Eric's got a full dirt set-up for his LC4, too. I roll with the SM set-up on my 610 all the time. Works great for the kind of stuff we're doing with them. I've got a set of knobbies for it, too, that work grrreat in real dirt :evil
    My cheapo Shinko rear and MT60 front worked great down on the Plain, though...

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    WoodsChick
  11. dunerat

    dunerat WTF?

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    Saweet,i like:clap
  12. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    nice view...the sm wheels and fat tires make the bike looks like a tw200!
  13. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    enjoy!



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    we hope you like the rr as much as the actual riding!


    thanks to all who joined us, we'll do it again and perhaps in the spring when the plains are alive with all sorts of plants.
  14. Super Suz

    Super Suz N00b with B00b

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    Woodschick,
    Did you and Eric camp out? If so, where.
  15. spafxer

    spafxer Long timer

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    Hey Joel,

    I never heard if they cleared the rock slide from the eastern side of West Camino Cielo?
  16. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    Probably they didn't and that's why the gate after the second tower was closed & locked. We had to go back to Refugio Road and rode it all the way back to 101.


    E.S.
  17. WoodsChick

    WoodsChick Long timer

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    Yeah, we camped at Selby...
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    I'd planned on camping on the coast somewhere, maybe even at Avila, but the Plain was too vast and inviting. We need to go back!


    I wrote a ride report here...
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=653888





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  18. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    we didn't get that far
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    johngil Reseda, CA

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    Pismo Beach

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  20. johngil

    johngil Reseda, CA

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