Norcal BMW 'Range of Light' Gypsy Tour - Labor Day Weekend, August 29 - Sept 1, 2008

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by MaddBrit, May 28, 2008.

  1. bluebaron

    bluebaron ex KLR rider

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    i'm packed at last. 10 hour ride for me in the morning :cry

  2. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

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    Ride safe and we'll see ya there!! :clap
  3. stutfl

    stutfl Been here awhile

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    It's fecking HOT already!

  4. MaddBrit

    MaddBrit Now officially a Yank.

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    Its Friday peeps.









    <marquee> :wings :ricky :freaky :clap :deal :fishie :jump :wave </marquee>
  5. mongox

    mongox ARRRRGH!!!

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    I'm out. My f*!#**&%&ing Beemer Broke. Cam sprocket came loose of the cam shaft. If I can get it back together tonight I may show tomorrow. But my dinner spot can go to some one else. Have fun all.
  6. MaddBrit

    MaddBrit Now officially a Yank.

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    Just bring the Honda!

    What an adventure that would be!






    Sorry to hear it, Eric. Good luck with the repair...

    :norton
  7. mongox

    mongox ARRRRGH!!!

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    Reading up it looks like I should be able to just purchase a new cam sprocket and install it. If that is the case, I will be there later tonight or in the morning, fingers crossed.
  8. Bubba

    Bubba Adventurer

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    We'll save a few beers for you. Good luck!
  9. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Good luck buddy. I know what THAT shit is like! I look forward to seeing ya.

    :1drink werd
  10. Slatz

    Slatz m00b

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    Ok, hope to see you Sat.
  11. Slatz

    Slatz m00b

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    Trumper, you are on the list for Fitzpatrick's
    Mongox unable to make it.
  12. Trumper

    Trumper Eclectic Dilettante

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    Well,
    thanks to the cam chain sprocket and sorry 'bout that to Mongox.

    I'm trying really hard to not take off...and end up riding through the heat then sitting around the campground for a few hours... Tough when you are ready to go and the road itch is severe!

    Scratch, scratch......
  13. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

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    I think they have medication for that... :D
  14. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

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    Couldn't sleep... up at 5 a.m. Reward - cool sunrise. :)
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  15. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

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    The little SV that could - all packed up with just enough room for my tushie!! :rofl
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  16. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    :huh HOLY CRAP!!! :huh Its just 2 days! Id hate to see what it looks like when you take off for a week or more

    All I have is an orleib dry bag and my sleep system. I didnt even bring the jesse cases. :deal

    If your worried about heat, SOAK a long sleeve sweatshirt in water and put that on under your riding jacket. You'll be fine. Thats what Im planning on doing before I leave work
  17. Slatz

    Slatz m00b

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    This greeted us in 2006. How did they know?:huh
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  18. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

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    Three and a half days! :) The camping gear (i.e. sleep system) is what takes up all the room... once that's off the bike and in the very much appreciated chase vehicle, it'll be a lean mean fightin' machine again! :wink:

    As for heat, I have a cooling vest... best damn $30 I've ever spent! :clap

  19. RocknTroll

    RocknTroll Been here awhile

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    Ya know they sell beer on this side of the valley, no need to carry the whole 2 days supply with you :lol3
  20. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

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    I leave the beer carriage to the MaddBrit and others wth those big ass cases on their Beemers that my bike could fit into! :lol3