Death Valley Fall Camp-N-Ride 11/11-11/13

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Luv2putt, Oct 11, 2011.

  1. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    Hahahah,,, I agree....
    "Carol" I lost you right after 5 Fwy last night, did you take an exit, I thought you were gonna take 91 all the way to Beach Cities? I send you a txt message when I got home but you didn't respond. Did you get my message? Is everything alright?
  2. Luv2putt

    Luv2putt RETIRED!!

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    You guys are studs to post last night :rofl I rolled into the garage just before 11 pm, headed straight for the shower, then to the couch with mama watching TV. I was out in less then 5. Wow that was alot of miles.

    First off, thanks to Jim for bringing my beer and fuel, it saved my a$$ :freaky and to everybody who showed up. Also, thanks for the birthday wishes!

    Dunerat and Val, holy shit that food was KILLER! DR's East LA carne is second to none. Rice, beans, mac salad, pico and salsa, 1224R's special blend and Cathy's brownies were all perfect after that many miles. You guys know how to feed an army in style :thumb

    Thanks again to Dunerat for bringing the stripper pole and to the strippers for supplying the entertainment. You chicks were HOT :clap

    Thanks RobG for stepping up with all that firewood to keep us warm :clap

    On the ride out, we met a beautiful coyote that hung out with us for a while at the south end of West Side Rd. There will be a couple of pics.

    Great weather and riding partners that made the weekend problem free. Looking forward to the March n00b ride, til then, Cheers! :beer
  3. CaliKarl

    CaliKarl Been here awhile

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    Yeah, all is well. Thanks. Great riding with you guys.
  4. fudgypup

    fudgypup Banned

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    was it this guy? Jamin snapped this one a few months ago

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  5. Luv2putt

    Luv2putt RETIRED!!

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    The one we saw looked like he ate much better then that little guy :rofl
  6. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    They may be related though, I see the resemblance...
  7. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    Thanks:

    John for putting the bash together....happy B-day
    Noel for the amazing grub
    Val for the spiced rum
    Danny for the bag run
    Joel for the return run

    Sito for the clutch and tie help....3 flats again this year....
    Toast for being Toast....looking forward to the videos next spring
  8. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Looks like you all had fun. Happy belated B-day John.

    Sorry I couldn't force myself to go, but I rode out in Johnson Valley instead. :freaky

    With my buddy, Hoover. He rides a bike that weighs half of what he bench presses ten times.. :rofl and he crashes like a champ.

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    When we were done riding we went back to his Shangri La in Palm Springs and had BBQ, hit the pool and Jacuzzi and then I headed home with 18 less beers in my ice chest, and Hoover doesn't drink beer............:huh

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  9. Luv2putt

    Luv2putt RETIRED!!

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    Thanks :freaky

    I thought you took my perforated trick for a ride :wink:
  10. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    She never retunred my call............................:rofl
  11. Luv2putt

    Luv2putt RETIRED!!

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    Bitch
  12. herrhelmet

    herrhelmet Land n sea adv

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    John, I never formally wished you a happy birthday, so I'm not going to now.... but congrats for still being alive!

    But to me, I like to think you're still in your 40's:1drink
  13. WallyWhirled

    WallyWhirled Been here awhile

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    I'm Ersin's Bitch. Thanks for the ride.

    Thanks to Jim and Jim for the extraction assistance.

    Thanks to Cathy for that special surprise.

    Jim, your truck is confused. It's supposed to be motorcycles jumping over trucks, not trucks jumping over motorcycles.

    Much fun was had by all. Hot springs half-way through ride was nice. Good times seeing old and meeting new friends.

    Thanks to organizers.

    One of these days I'm going to get a taste of this Carne Asada I keep hearing rumors about....
  14. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    Hey Wally,

    If you loose couple lbs, I may give you an other ride in Death Valley.

    "FYYFF's Death Valley Sight Seeing Tours"... "We ride, you enjoy..." :rofl
  15. FYYFF

    FYYFF Forever young...

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    A video from my back camera. Luv2Race is chasing me over South Pass to Saline Valley Road. Camera is very shaky. I need to fix that. :bluduh

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  16. sito

    sito Long timer

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    Wow that was a great trip! And what a great group of people!:D<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
    Big shout out to Noel and Val you guys took great care of all us FF<o:p></o:p>
    Sat Dinner was a perfect way to end a great day of riding. Val rocked as our personal Bartender! I think between Mike & I we owe Noel a bottle of rum?:freaky<o:p></o:p>
    It was a long walk back to my room.:smile6<o:p></o:p>
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    Big thanks to all the folks that help me figure out my electrical on the 530. Turns out the new Head light shorted the shit out of my electrical system???:ddog

    But with all the good advice I was still able to get the bike sorted out enough so I could still ride Sat & Sun.:ricky<o:p></o:p>
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    This ride was a big challenge for me, 500+ miles in 3 day on the small bike! We almost made the Nowwhat loop on Sat. A few flats and other issue slowed us down but we came close. Traded Chloride Cliffs instead of Echo to make up for some lost time. <o:p></o:p>
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    Big thanks to Noel & Joel for hauling my shit around. Made the trip a whole lot better! Nice to have clean socks undies every morning! :wink:<o:p></o:p>
  17. tex_downey

    tex_downey Been here awhile

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    +1
  18. tex_downey

    tex_downey Been here awhile

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    sorry I cant spell.

    when we were riding Ersin would make hand sings and i did not get them all. but man, the little Dakar has the motor to run 80mph, even hit 93 GPS in the pass but i need new tires to run that speed home.

    and dont worry Eric. I wont quite you. :evil
  19. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    You need to turn your throttle a little harder. Mine has routinely hit 100mph on Wingate and West Side Rds on my GPS. I've had it at 108 on the highway.
  20. NSFW

    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    coming from baker, one fine example of the vastness of california's "public lands"
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    spotted these riders in shoshone. could be your group? driveshafts rule...:clap

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    entrance to the park was free (thanks to all the veterans) last weekend
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    badwater from dante's view
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    aircooled and driveshafts - love them!
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    zabrieski point
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    one of the attractions of death valley
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