KINGS of the WEST: High Speed Motorcycle Tour and Campout

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by notmybikemodelname, Dec 19, 2009.

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  1. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Henrik, You didn't need that anyways. :lol3
  2. CA Stu

    CA Stu Peace and love

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    And he was only 5 foot 1. :deal
  3. henrikbuus

    henrikbuus '10 Baja 1000 Podium

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    When I right click the picture I do not get the 'copy image location' option in the drop down menu?
    I even went and paid for the enhanced smugmug plan thinking my 'trial' package did not allow this option. -But still to no avail.
    Well, here I am turning this thread into a picture uploading tutorial, -Sorry fella's. Finger is doing better. -Almost thought about racing the Catalina GP nxt weekend, which I was signed up for, but decided to take a rest :(
    Thanks for your help !!
  4. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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  5. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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    You missed an EPIC time at the Tecate Enduro, too...:evil
  6. BajaDave

    BajaDave Crazy Bastard

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    Right around RM 260, sandwiched right between 205x and 206x.


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  7. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    nice Baja Dave.

    funny thing is, i'm from Seattle, now live in L.A. , purchased the Olympic Loop self guided, never got to do it, i NEED to do it maybe this summer.
    hmmmmm..... i'll keep in touch cuz i gotta figure some variables out.
    i have the 2006 edition and i just checked the closure updates.:eek1
  8. henrikbuus

    henrikbuus '10 Baja 1000 Podium

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    Thanks for the pictures (Kyle Abney, NM) and article find. (Hilslamer, where did u find the Kriega bit?)

    Crazy thing is, Ryan Armitage (in yellow) just passed away ystrdy. He was my teammate, and he built the bike we raced. I hooked up with him and a buddy of his on RDC, and we made it happen. We raced, we celebrated finishing the Baja 1000. We all go back home and are still on a high from the experience. I get an email from him last week asking if I wanna' race Parker 250 in January with him. Next thing I know, his on life support :((
    He had a stroke. I'm honored to be on his team for his last race.

    Drives home again, to remember to live life and not put off all the adventure to a later date. Just ride!



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    Waiting to get back on the bike for my 2nd time at RM950 with only 111.69 more miles to go!
  9. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    :eek1That's horrible. Weirdest thing is, it never seems to be what should kill you that does.
  10. rruugger

    rruugger formally rruugger

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    Henrikbuus,
    Bad news sorry to hear. I know when we battle nature together we feel connected to one another. Looks like a fairly young man. A short life. Sad
  11. RAZR

    RAZR u may run the risks my friend but I do the cutting

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    so sorry to hear about your racing bud.


    keep riding and keep racing in his honor.:ricky
  12. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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    Kriega's mailing list, got it in an email. I SnagIt'ed it and made a "picture" out of the email, then put it in my SmugMug and linked to it here. You should contact Scott Conley @ Kriega about it...you already know him, right?

    BTW, not really bike-specific, but for those that were asking what the silt is like in Baja, there is a lot of it in this video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIMRwBdQQVc


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  13. hilslamer

    hilslamer 2XRedheadedstepchild

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    My condolences, also...cherish every moment of this life, we aren't here very long and making it as good of time as possible is what it's all about.
  14. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Navigate 2 Adventure

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    Well said.......and sorry for your (our) loss......
  15. herrhelmet

    herrhelmet A Serious Man

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    +1. That's why I'm riding the next one. Old guys rule.
  16. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    That's a good story, have another one?
    Found another RAZR video over on the Ride Reports.

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  17. airborndad

    airborndad Long timer

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    for those who may not be aware of or paying enough attention
    check out here ---> Club KotW: Features The REMIX! post #98

  18. Klammer

    Klammer Old and Grumpy

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    The real winner of the "Kings of the West"
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  19. notmybikemodelname

    notmybikemodelname KOTW is a myth!

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    The King and his court :clap
  20. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Klammer, excuse my ignorance, but I don't recognize the user name or the face. I do however recognize the jersey. Who is this?