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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Today, 11:16 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
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 Today, 10:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
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 Today, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
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 Yesterday, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
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 Yesterday, 10:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
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 Yesterday, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
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 Yesterday, 10:21 PM
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Views: 118
Posted By YellowjacketD37
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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 09:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
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 Yesterday, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 905
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 Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 55
Views: 2,045
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 29
Views: 905
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: 55
Views: 2,045
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: 55
Views: 2,045
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...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-23-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Can I just use my GPS? Your GPS has a line...

Can I just use my GPS?

Your GPS has a line with an arrow on it. That's it.

Your roll chart has just some of the following info on it:

Dangerous situations up ahead such as washouts, blind...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Like Stu says, you have plenty of time to set...

Like Stu says, you have plenty of time to set this up. So many riders are in the same boat.

A thread will be started on the District 37 message board a few months before the ride, or you can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 07:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Like Jerry Counts says, Trailtech makes an...

Like Jerry Counts says, Trailtech makes an odometer/speedometer. A lot of riders in your and my situation where we dual sport a dirt bike have the Endurance. It's no longer made and the Endurance II...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Guess the video answered your first question....

Guess the video answered your first question. :lol3

My RT180's top speed was 45 mph and I was okay, even on the freeway part. I just had my other riding buddies surround me so I wasn't run...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-22-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
You won't know what the Friday route is until...

You won't know what the Friday route is until Friday morning. You won't know what the Saturday route is until you arrive Friday afternoon/evening. The Saturday route is +/- 250 miles. You won't have...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
You will be riding on some streets and on the...

You will be riding on some streets and on the freeway in Vegas for a little ways. You should have a mirror and turn signals for safety reasons.

The sand washes of LA-B-to-V will suck your gas up,...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-21-2015, 08:54 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Although it varies every year because the courses...

Although it varies every year because the courses change every year, you need to be able to go about 70-80 miles to gas.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,701
Posted By YellowjacketD37
That is not cool to ask this question, especially...

That is not cool to ask this question, especially on the promoters own thread. You pay to enter the ride and then receive the GPS tracks. :(

The promoter spends a ton of time riding the trails...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,045
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Do LA-B-to-V! You'll have a great time and meet...

Do LA-B-to-V! You'll have a great time and meet new riding buddies. In fact, you'll meet new riders from all around the globe.

Just do it! There will be lots of riders from NorCal.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 09:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By YellowjacketD37
The movie's called 'On Any Sunday', remember? Not...

The movie's called 'On Any Sunday', remember? Not On Any Saturday. :lol3
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 570
Posted By YellowjacketD37
You didn't say where you live. Your location says...

You didn't say where you live. Your location says La. Is that Louisiana or Los Angeles?

If you live in Louisiana, then maybe you don't need a plated bike. But in Southern California, a plated...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 556
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Here you go. Ride LA-B-to-V. I promise you you'll...

Here you go. Ride LA-B-to-V. I promise you you'll meet some new riding buddies. There are other rides on the calendar that are adventure bike friendly:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Thanks, Razr. Forgot to mention there will...

Thanks, Razr.

Forgot to mention there will be a hard way and an easy way. Hard way will be hard for you hardcore riders and easy way will be fine for novice riders. Something for everyone.

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 276
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Ride for Kids-District 37 Dual Sport Ride-Sat., April 11, 2015-Leaves from Glen Helen

Want to ride your dual sport or adventure bike* this weekend? Join District 37 Dual Sport as they host the Ride for Kids Dual Sport Ride. Proceeds go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-01-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,351
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Those are the best photos of Titus that I've seen...

Those are the best photos of Titus that I've seen so far!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 25,351
Posted By YellowjacketD37
Great photos, PukaWai!

Great photos, PukaWai!
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-23-2015, 10:00 PM
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Views: 191,411
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I'll help you sell raffle tickets and/or...

I'll help you sell raffle tickets and/or t-shirts. That's what I'm good at--selling things. :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-18-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By YellowjacketD37
I bought a CRF230F based on Jerry Counts'...

I bought a CRF230F based on Jerry Counts' recommendations. It was a used 2005 with only 300 miles on it and like new. Used to ride a TTR250 that weighed 305 pounds with all the stuff I added to it....
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