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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 05:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I've heard the jeeps sit in the middle of the...

I've heard the jeeps sit in the middle of the trails with both their doors open, engines off, and are not inclined to move for anyone.

I'm sure some DO mind if someone scratches the side of their...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 10:52 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
This weekend would be a good weekend to practice...

This weekend would be a good weekend to practice for this event. Lots of jeeps out there--just like the weekend of the ride. You can see what it's like to have them on the trail blocking your best...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-20-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 317
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Call the Big Bear Discovery Center and they can...

Call the Big Bear Discovery Center and they can help you locate a place to camp or direct you to a website. 909-382-2790

The closest place down the road from a water crossing might be Crab...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-17-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Whatever oil the bears like the best. :lol3

Whatever oil the bears like the best. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-16-2015, 12:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 550
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Chaparral Motorsports in San Bernardino, CA has a...

Chaparral Motorsports in San Bernardino, CA has a large selection of KLIM items to try on and buy. They cater to the dirt customer.

Plus, if you haven't been in the largest motorcycle store in...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Come on out early tomorrow morning. There are...

Come on out early tomorrow morning. There are still spots available for the ride. Just show up in Beaumont at the Beaumont Motorcycle Shop.

Here's the flyer:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
The LA-B-to-V flyer was voted on last night at...

The LA-B-to-V flyer was voted on last night at the District 37 Dual Sport Committee meeting. Just like last year, the photo will be of an advrider.com rider.

The flyer should be finished and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-13-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Chris, On the South and kinda east side...

Chris,

On the South and kinda east side you need to include Onyx Peak or Summit, whatever it's called, and Pussycat Hill.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Still spots available for this ride. ...

Still spots available for this ride.

With rain predicted Thursday night through Friday night before the ride, the riding conditions should be epic. No dust!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 828
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I use the Pirelli Scorpion Rally Pro. Last time I...

I use the Pirelli Scorpion Rally Pro. Last time I bought it I got it from Chaparral on sale. It's DOT approved.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 287
Views: 17,449
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-11-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By YellowjacketD37
If you're going to be in Southern California and...

If you're going to be in Southern California and have a GPS, then perhaps you'd like to do this. The desert would be too hot, possible over 100 degrees F.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 01:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I just received this email from the Big Bear...

I just received this email from the Big Bear Trail Riders. This should help answer your questions:

Hello Dual Sport Riders,


We would like to give you some pre-ride Information for our...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-09-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Someone wanted single track? Here's a...

Someone wanted single track?

Here's a short video of the single track going down into Devil's Hole and the creek crossing from the 2012 Big Bear Run. The creek was low that year.

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Last year the course was hot. The BBTRs ran the...

Last year the course was hot. The BBTRs ran the course down Rattlesnake Canyon into the desert in the afternoon. I felt sorry for you hard way guys.

When I noticed this Friday afternoon at...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
That was the year everyone started together on...

That was the year everyone started together on the Vista Trail, I do believe. I've learned to go around that trail.


Now everyone watch this video. This is usually the route that the BBTRs...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By YellowjacketD37
There are 25 spots left out of 75 available. Sign...

There are 25 spots left out of 75 available. Sign up now!

You will be able to sign up the day of the ride.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-08-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
You really need two quarts of oil to go around...

You really need two quarts of oil to go around 200 miles the first day? You'll already have gas in your tank when you start, and they'll be one or two more gas stops after that. The second day will...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 11:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
If you truly want to get the flavor of LA-B-to-V,...

If you truly want to get the flavor of LA-B-to-V, read the past District 37 Dual Sport newsletter articles about the event. I spent a lot of hours after the rides concluded to round up all the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Definitely come to the Convention Center parking...

Definitely come to the Convention Center parking lot Friday afternoon/evening on June 27th and check out all the bikes in the parking lot. There will be some vendors there too.

As for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-06-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By YellowjacketD37
It leaves from Beaumont and then heads up the...

It leaves from Beaumont and then heads up the mountain toward Idyllwild on dirt trails.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Here is the flyer/entry form: ...

Here is the flyer/entry form:

http://www.district37ama.org/dualsport/ridefliers/2015BeaumontCharityRide.pdf
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
That's IF you get a ticket. :wink: If you...

That's IF you get a ticket. :wink:

If you put turn signals on, you can always come out again and ride LA-B-to-V on Thanksgiving weekend. That ride should be on everyone's bucket list.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 601
Posted By YellowjacketD37
District 37/OC Dualies' Beaumont to Idyllwild Dual Sport/Adventure Bike Ride, May 16

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 10:21 PM
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Views: 191
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Delete

Delete
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Read all about Ben's shenanigans while riding his...

Read all about Ben's shenanigans while riding his CT70 on his quest for a plaque here:

Sept/Oct 2010 District 37 Dual Sport newsletter in the gold section:

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Okay, I heard from a friend of mine that's in the...

Okay, I heard from a friend of mine that's in the know. Apparently you have to follow the California laws when you are here, so your AZ dual sport bike needs to have turn signals on it.

Sorry....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-05-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Yes, your bags are transported for you in either...

Yes, your bags are transported for you in either a huge rental truck or a large trailer from Palmdale to Barstow and then from Barstow to Vegas.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I forgot to answer your question. There...

I forgot to answer your question.

There is an Adventure Bike route planned. I don't know how many showed up for it last year. But it is on the AMA Adventure Bike list of rides in the magazine....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-04-2015, 07:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Those trails are always on the ride. Practice...

Those trails are always on the ride. Practice them in both directions. Add in Gold Mountain too. If there are jeeps on the trails, except for Redonda, that will be even better. :D

If you put a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
You'll be a lot more comfortable staying at a...

You'll be a lot more comfortable staying at a motel/hotel than camping. You will not want to be messing with camping equipment, I don't think, when you have getting this plaque to concentrate on....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I just got out my roll chart from 2012 to check...

I just got out my roll chart from 2012 to check the gas mileages for you from that year. Since you want to do the hard route, let's see what they are.

Check this out. To first gas, 71.5 miles. To...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Big Bear is a wonderful place for an anniversary!...

Big Bear is a wonderful place for an anniversary! Your wife really doesn't want to book a cabin or a room in a resort hotel in Big Bear and then get a spa experience while you ride your bike for the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-03-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
In California we have to have turn signals and a...

In California we have to have turn signals and a mirror. However, I don't know the rules regarding if you are from another state and are visiting California and riding here. With so many of the bikes...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Oh yeah, there's some single track some years...

Oh yeah, there's some single track some years too. Belly Ache is single track and next to a cliff with a drop off a looong way down. Don't want to be making any mistakes there.

You have to watch...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Yes, you'll want to bring an air filter so that...

Yes, you'll want to bring an air filter so that you can change it when you get to Barstow.

I have a list of what to carry on a dual sport ride. You'll receive that in the riders' packet after you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Yes, it does, at the Convention Center.

Yes, it does, at the Convention Center.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-30-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,162
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Brave enough to ride the Big Bear Run? June 27-28, 2015

It's getting to be that time of the year again when those in the know start to tremble and ask the question, "Should I or should I not go for a plaque this year at the Big Bear Trail Riders Big Bear...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-25-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
If anyone needs a GPS, here's one for sale on the...

If anyone needs a GPS, here's one for sale on the District 37 message board. This unit is a very popular unit that a LOT of riders use at dual sport events.

It comes with the mount and hardwire...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-24-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,633
Posted By YellowjacketD37
It's not hard to figure out how to use a roll...

It's not hard to figure out how to use a roll chart. I did it during my first dual sport ride by hooking up and riding with a husband and wife and just watching my odometer and my roll chart. Then...
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