oFFicial EastBay Meet and Eat thread

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Benjava, May 5, 2011.

  1. brasters

    brasters Just Bob Supporter

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    I am gonna pass on this one.
  2. Andrew

    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Thursday, where?
  3. Motopsychoman

    Motopsychoman Not a total poseur Supporter

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  4. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    JHC it was all I could do to keep up with you last weekend - pretty epic ocean and weather. I'm sure those knobbies made you faster....:rofl

    Training has me blocking in all week thru Friday - I am looking to burn off these tires - Sunday perhaps if I don't pick up a shift. @catfish took me on a ride up the 1 to Gualala via Tin Barn Road past the temple:https://goo.gl/maps/HhHwu4XTwrq6kiBn9

    I went out and onward - up Mountain View Rd - (deer central - saw all of them) and onwards to Reno if memory serves (it may not). Pretty nice ride too.

    ps: KTM changed the subframe plastics - that's why the cross bar did not fit :dirtdog. Anyway no harm, otherwise the frames seem pretty nice.

    Oh I like the orange seat! Beauty of a bike, way too clean.
  5. Motopsychoman

    Motopsychoman Not a total poseur Supporter

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    Kind of late notice, but I'm going to head out for a ride over Mt Hamilton, then down to Gilroy and over some roads off of Mt Madonna, back up Highland to Summit Rd then not sure. Heading out of Oakland to Livermore around 9AM. All pavement but of questionable condition and questionable company. Anyone interested?

    I'll gas up at the Valero on Vasco Rd around 9:45 if things go per plan.
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  6. Motopsychoman

    Motopsychoman Not a total poseur Supporter

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    You guys missed a great day for a ride
    IMG_20191124_112551347.jpg

    Oh, for anyone who rides in the Santa Cruz Mtns: Eureka Canyon Rd and Highland Way are even worse than before. Makes the Oakland city streets seem smooth as glass. A real test of traction and suspension. Great place to do a shake down ride and see what falls off.
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  7. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    Nice Marty. Sorry I could not make it....:( It's bonus work days gotta pay for the bling somehow....
    Just got my new BofA Visa bill :pep for all the "stuff".... That with the perfect storm of all the insurance renewing and little miss's B-Day - well - a couple more weekends like this and all will be right in the world!

    Bike looks great. I'm taking the whole week off for noobs and probably going to do the Jimmy Lewis class the weekend before. Looking forward to rides before then. December is tight but we will see how it goes.

    How was the suspension and handling?
  8. Motopsychoman

    Motopsychoman Not a total poseur Supporter

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    Suspension was working great on Mines Rd and some others, but it couldn't keep up with all the crap at Eureka Canyon Rd.

    Thinking about doing the JL class this year as well.
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  9. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    So December idea here - since Aerostich is coming into town (they will be at 125 Plaza Drive, Suite 405 Vallejo, CA 94591) Dec 12th to 15th.

    My schedule/plan is to get up there around 2:30 pm Friday December 13th (yea i know Friday the 13th and not during the week) and check out what's up and see about getting a jacket on order.

    My after-party plan idea is http://www.mareislandbrewingco.com/VisitUs#Ferry-Taproom - out of the parking lot down 37 to Wilson to Mare Island Way. So easy a caveman could do it. Say Friday 6pm.

    So that's my plan anyway and I'll call IN! Cheers folks have a nice turkey day.
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  10. brasters

    brasters Just Bob Supporter

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    Sounds like a plan !!!!! IN.....Maybe......grin.
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  11. lolibater

    lolibater Northern California ST/ADV Rider

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    I'll see if I can make it up there :) got a bunch of good riding stories to tell.
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  12. Kevan Garrett

    Kevan Garrett Been here awhile

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    Sounds good to me. Will have to talk to the boss and see if we have anything scheduled. Friday just before Xmas is often a busy time.

    Be safe

    Kevan
  13. IndianRider

    IndianRider Adventurer

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    Will be out of the country and back early Jan. Hoping to ride with you all soon.
  14. albani

    albani Been here awhile

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    Vallejo here, I'll join in!
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  15. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    Cool, maybe @Nixels will show too.
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  16. Nixels

    Nixels Face fears - live life

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    :hmmmmm

    Maybe the Stichpeoples will fix my broken zippers???

    :dunno I’ll try to make it. :nod
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  17. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    Nice, yea I have a zip that partially came off the seam years ago - never got worse hate sending a suit back in - probably will get it fixed locally - someday. :lol3

    @Kevan Garrett - remember a week from this coming Friday - not the Friday before Xmas.
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  18. Kevan Garrett

    Kevan Garrett Been here awhile

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    Doh! I was about to go tonight....

    Thank god you told me...

    Heh.

    Cheers

    Kevan
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  19. HardWorkingDog

    HardWorkingDog Super Ordinary

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    You didn't miss Christmas, right? 6 shopping days left.
  20. Matt fe2o3

    Matt fe2o3 I think.

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    "Buy a KTM 1290 - its great -an animal"

    "Bank America Visa - $4,319.53"

    :dirtdog

    I might miss Christmas..... The bike got all the presents already. :rofl