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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,657
Posted By samalama
Hey! I am in there too! This RR is awesome! Next...

Hey! I am in there too! This RR is awesome! Next year, I would like to join you guys, that is if you will have me. KTM 450 with a desert tank.

Sam Lambie Taos, NM
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 9,657
Posted By samalama
Subscribed!

Can't wait to hear all about it. :lurk:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
That's why we only tried to eat seafood tacos!

That's why we only tried to eat seafood tacos!
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 10. BoLA to Santa Rosaliita. Pacific Side.

All of us got up early and went directly to the local Taller (Mechanic Shop ) and got a bottle of Fuel Injector cleaner. Poured it in and hope for the best. Not only did it not work, but things...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 9 San Francisquito -BoLA

After waking up at dawn and listening to the boys wake up as well, I wondered what we were going to do today. Would the bike make it anywhere? Are we going to have to split up? I prayed that we would...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,421
Views: 635,156
Posted By samalama
I wonder if the metal got hot enough from the...

I wonder if the metal got hot enough from the welding to melt a couple of wires together inside the harness that may have been nearby during the process. That is a lot of welding that guy did and the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Well I thought I was going to sit down and put...

Well I thought I was going to sit down and put together another wicked day, but I had to exercise and play in a pool tournament.
I beat myself up and got second place! Good times.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
More to come Tomorrow People! Hold on to your...

More to come Tomorrow People! Hold on to your hats.
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Yeah, we went to AirBnB and reserved the place....

Yeah, we went to AirBnB and reserved the place. $80 a night! They served us breakfast in bed, a hot tub was in working order, and Rihanna flew in on her plane and gave us a private concert too! :rofl...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 8 The Short Cut and Big Bikes- San Ignacio to Punta San Francisquito

The night before, we all decided that because of the mileage and amount of dirt we had to travel, it would be prudent to wake up before the vultures and get a move on to Vizcaino. So, up at 6 to only...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2015, 10:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,912
Posted By samalama
Love it Atom!!

Love it Atom!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2015, 03:22 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
I firmly believe that I got super lucky with that...

I firmly believe that I got super lucky with that slice on my foot. If it were on the bottom, I would have attributed it to glass or the like. But the top? Had to be an animal.
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 7 Choad Point- San Ignacio

Choad Point,

http://samlambie.smugmug.com/Baja-2014/i-kDZNm4g/0/XL/baja%20moto%20DS%202015-2-6-XL.jpg

http://samlambie.smugmug.com/Baja-2014/i-LBDc3kN/0/XL/baja%20moto%20DS%202015-2-7-XL.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
The bike is pretty awesome for Baja. Both of us...

The bike is pretty awesome for Baja. Both of us thought they worked wonderfully. Except in lots of sand, deep sand, then they really show that they are big and piggy.
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Thanks for the clarification Chris. And glad to...

Thanks for the clarification Chris. And glad to see you on the improve.

Your pictures rock BTW! Thanks>
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 7 1/2/15

Sleeping 3 feet from the sea is right up there on the relaxing list. So awesome. Except when you are Brian and you think that Sam is rolling around on his sleeping pad for hours on end. He figured...
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Another video of one of our rides from San...

Another video of one of our rides
from San Juanico to El Coyote

What a beautiful day.
<iframe width="854" height="510" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4h-VTlXfl-A" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,912
Posted By samalama
:clap :lurk

:clap :lurk
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Thanks for the comments. And yes I got my boots...

Thanks for the comments. And yes I got my boots wet for the shots, but it was all worth it.
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Oops, I hit the publish button instead of the...

Oops, I hit the publish button instead of the preview button.

We meant to take the dirt road to La Purisma but somehow got totally sidetracked and rode pavement all the way to the intersection...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 6 1/1/15 San Juanico - Bahia Conception.

Boom Boom, buh domm boom boom boom at 300 decibels of Mexican polka until 8 am is impressive. North American don't party that long unless there is Meth involved.
Waking up on the beach listening to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
What you saw was really it for deep sand. The...

What you saw was really it for deep sand. The estuary was rather wet so NOT taking a chance on the low road for us was a no brainer. People told us that one has to travel on the high part of the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Which one of you is Bruce Bolander of Sipapu?

Which one of you is Bruce Bolander of Sipapu?
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 10:09 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Thanks Mike! :D

Thanks Mike! :D
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Are you going with Magoo and the gang? If so, you...

Are you going with Magoo and the gang? If so, you are all on dirt bikes. That shouldn't be a problem for you at all.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Video from San Ignacio to Scorpion Bay

If ya have 7.5 minutes it's kinda fun. Rough but you get the idea of the scenery and the changes in the environment.

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Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 4 is really Day 5. New Years eve 2014 San Ignacio - Scorpion Bay

Chris woke up and stated to all of our relief and joy, that he was still in the saddle! Yay! Hobbling a bit and wincing at little movements, but nonetheless, riding!
So we got our shit together and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 10:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 3 - 12/30/14 - San Ignacio and Farting around.

We woke up and saw that the paint was still attached and Atom wasn't grumpy, so the snoring must not have been that bad. Even though Brian and I could hear it in our room!:ear
Chris hobbled out and...
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,912
Posted By samalama
I see that you aren't that busy at work sir.:evil...

I see that you aren't that busy at work sir.:evil It was a good way to get you to post up some more goodness!
Good report and great pics!

Samalama
Forum: Ride reports 01-19-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 8,912
Posted By samalama
Not to hijack, But Atom may busy for a while with...

Not to hijack, But Atom may busy for a while with work. He and I went together on the same trip, I have put together my own RR if you are jonesing for more......
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Day 2 Gonzaga -San Ignacio

Later in the night at Campo Beluga, we all decided to make a push for San Ignacio the next day. The decision was made because of the fact that it was rather cold up north. After loading up and...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-14-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By samalama
Scotts Steering SUB Mount risers?

I have a Scotts steering stabilizer and I am looking to see if I can get another 3/4/to 1" rise out of the whole setup on my F800GS.
Has anyone done this or know of a place that sells risers for...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Wolfman bags fit fine on the rack. a little...

Wolfman bags fit fine on the rack. a little lopsided, but they were solid for the entire trip. Since I have hard bags, I sure as hell wasn't gonna spring for a new set of racks just to look cool....
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Arrival to San Felipe

We made it!
Picture by Atomizer
http://i218.photobucket.com/albums/cc1/atomcrawford/baja%20day%201%202014-2015/12_zps238a3b11.jpg
After a grueling 15 hour night drive to Baja, we made it to the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2015, 04:17 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
We took the San Felipe route via truck as we came...

We took the San Felipe route via truck as we came from New Mexico.So I don't have any suggestions for you on the Tecate side.
http://samlambie.smugmug.com/Baja-2014/i-gCvWCWW/0/XL/upperbaja-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 01-13-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
All righty then. We are back and the gear is kind...

All righty then. We are back and the gear is kind of unpacked. The bikes are in the garage waiting to be greased and put away for the rest of the winter. I have downloaded 454 pictures and 6 hours of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
We are in Phoenix AZ. On the way home, wishing we...

We are in Phoenix AZ. On the way home, wishing we could stay another month and explore the smaller roads and taco stands of Baja.
Pics and details to come soon. Just have to process it all and get...
Forum: Ride reports 01-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
I am sure you were laughing at us in our way out...

I am sure you were laughing at us in our way out of campo beluga that day. Two of us went down in a row. One of which hurt his ham string enough to leave a huge bruise for the rest of the trip. ...
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
They would probably be grateful. Materials on the...

They would probably be grateful. Materials on the other hand would be in very short supply as termites seemed to rather rampant.
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 26,527
Posted By samalama
Easily. The road to BoLA is recently graded and...

Easily. The road to BoLA is recently graded and we made it from SF in three hours. Haul ass on the GS!
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