Brave enough to ride the 2018 Big Bear Run?

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Yellowjacket, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    I had a blast! After a few days rest I’ll be ready to do it again.
    It was nice meeting you Fri. Thanks for all your News letters and efforts to support these events!
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  2. Yellowjacket

    Yellowjacket Been here awhile

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    Here's video #2 from Nick Vasquez, taken from a different view, of the riders on Gold Mountain:

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  3. breakdirt916

    breakdirt916 CA PLATED 94 YZ250 2-STROKE

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    2 stroke through on he first try like a boss!
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  4. DirtDog43

    DirtDog43 Adventurer

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    :-) I think you’re talking about the 2 stroke guy 35 seconds into the video. Unfortunately I didn’t get the plaque. I screwed up on my gps and ended up going backwards on one of the tracks after the ARCO gas stop. And by the time I figured it out It was to late to make the check point. Will try again next year.
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  5. emmi

    emmi Been here awhile

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    kinked my back doing some strength exercises getting ready for this event -_-. Would anyone be kind enough to share the hard way gpx files? i'd love to try it on my own time
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  6. DJLeBLanc77

    DJLeBLanc77 Adventurer

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    I got them, how do I do this?
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  7. emmi

    emmi Been here awhile

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    when you plug in your GPS, you should be able to find them (.GPX files). I believe you can also export them through garmin's Basecamp program. Then they can be uploaded by clicking the "upload pic or GPS track" button on the reply section of the thread. Thanks mucho!
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  8. DJLeBLanc77

    DJLeBLanc77 Adventurer

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    Standy by, Ill get these to you in 24hrs
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  9. Yellowjacket

    Yellowjacket Been here awhile

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    Here's 15 minutes of guys riding up 38 Special. Video by Nick Vasquez:

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  10. FJKai

    FJKai Off Road Lurker

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    Are all these guys tall or what? All I kept thinking while watching is "man, I wish I could touch on both sides of the bike flat footed, in some cases with knees bent even, and be able to paddle the bike up hill". I mean yeah, there's a slight rut, but man, I can never seem to touch flat footed....... Pretty gnarly, like riding up a steep hill covered in softballs and flour. Yikes!
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  11. Yellowjacket

    Yellowjacket Been here awhile

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  12. Bh867

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    Any tire recommendations for this ride? I’m signed up but have never ridden the area. Thanks
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  13. aanichols

    aanichols Racer at heart

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    All I kept thinking was keep your feet on the pegs .....
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  14. Yellowjacket

    Yellowjacket Been here awhile

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    You didn't like the answer about which tires to use I gave you in the 2019 thread so you bumped the 2018 thread??
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