February 21st: Lytle Creek To Randsburg To Mojave Brewery Loop

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by notmybikemodelname, Dec 27, 2008.

  1. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    After the bone heals I will get with DannyG and see if my insurance will be cover his services. Thanks, The one arm bandit Ben.
  2. CCer

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    good news Ben, glad to hear it. I'm supposed to wait 6 weeks before pt, although I can move my arm round quite a bit now without pain.
  3. traveltoad

    traveltoad Aaron S

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    My wife is a PT and will gladly help you find a good PT in your area or offer any rehab help or advice that she can.
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    traveltoad Aaron S

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    See my previous post.

    Both of you HEAL FAST!
  5. Nowwhat

    Nowwhat I'll Go Second... Super Supporter

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    great news for both you guys...


    Don't take the pt lightly....it will really....really...help....get to work with the rubber bands as soon as the Dco green lights you...
  6. CCer

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    thanks tt. i may have some questions soon.
  7. DidYouSeeThat

    DidYouSeeThat Uhhhh... Where?

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    NotMyBikeModelName/Rob Said
    What does this mean?

    What kinda of terrain is not GS-able? I ask becuse I am considering a G650GS.

    Thanks
  8. terranova

    terranova slow and steady

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    Here's the science behind it:

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/01/090115103810.htm
  9. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    By GS-able, I mean 1150/1200GS. And actually, a very capable rider can take one of those pretty much anywhere. But when I say that, I'm speaking of the average GS 1200 rider. And I say this because some of the areas we were going to go to are very steep and loose, others (that we did go to) are very deep and soft sandy areas and some silt. None of this type of riding is condusive to a good time with a GS1200. You would get tired in one hour or less picking your bike up time after time. And, everyone with you would also get tired helping you pick it up time after time.

    As for a F650GS, it's a great bike. I ride a Dakar F650. But the standard F650 is lacking ground clearance, wheel travel and if you do as many others do and try to outfit it with 100 lbs of crap for traveling, it will then weigh nearly 500lbs. This his very close to the stock weight of a 1200.

    If you want to buy a F650, get the Dakar. Better yet, just buy a very good used F650 and put the Yammie suspension on it and upgrade the rear to a long travel Ohlin's. Strip about 40lbs of shit off it, and then ride it like you stole it. In the end, it will cost less and you'll have a better bike.
  10. Windrat

    Windrat just a poser

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    I would not try to follow Rob on a GS of any size. but that's me
    what do I know.
    Hey Rob I got in some windsurfing today wet fun.
    Bob
  11. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Excellent!, Where'd you go? What were the conditions? It was a perfect day for windsurfing, but it seemed a little warm for any decent winds to build. Maybe not though in your neck of the woods.

    Keep an eye peeled for a PM in the next day or so.:evil
  12. Windrat

    Windrat just a poser

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    Started out the day with some surfing small but fun... than hit
    C-steet for the windsurfing powered well on a 5.5, Some fun 2' to 3' waves did some off wind burns and rode some waves... had a few beers.
    fun beach day :1drink
  13. Ben99r1

    Ben99r1 Long timer

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    I was not sure where to post this Info. But I got good news today. I got the green light to start my shoulder rehab. I figure I am only a few weeks away till I give the wife a good reach around. Maybe in a month I can do some road riding. Ill see you guy at Newcombs. Ben
  14. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Excellent! for a couple of reasons:lol3