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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,239
Posted By ballisticexchris
This looks to be a fun ride! It's times like this...

This looks to be a fun ride! It's times like this that I dislike my work schedule. You guys have a great time!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,974
Posted By ballisticexchris
I think she is looking at cost Jeff. Container...

I think she is looking at cost Jeff. Container shipping is very expensive for private individuals when comparing to air freight. As Nancy has found out.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By ballisticexchris
You need to lighten up pal! I think it's cool to...

You need to lighten up pal! I think it's cool to have a guide show someone around not familiar with the area.

I doubt you would be able to follow this group anywhere in your girly Vespa scooter...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By ballisticexchris
If your son has a M1 permit there are a few...

If your son has a M1 permit there are a few restrictions:

No riding double

No riding after dark

No riding freeway

Everything else is good to go. Have fun!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 662
Posted By ballisticexchris
Sounds like a really fun get together.

Sounds like a really fun get together.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,080
Posted By ballisticexchris
Gosh those Tigers sure are a sweet looking ride!

Gosh those Tigers sure are a sweet looking ride!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
I guess you really don't know me that well then....

I guess you really don't know me that well then. It's a trip coming on threads and listen to people flap their lips and do name calling. That's ok and funny to a few of you. First time I make a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,674
Posted By ballisticexchris
You got that right. It could happen to any one of...

You got that right. It could happen to any one of us!
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 10:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,674
Posted By ballisticexchris
It's a me thing and only a warning to others. ...

It's a me thing and only a warning to others. Lots of guys love Baja. It's cool. Not for me. I've been to a boatload of countries and have no desire to take a risk there. And yes the USA has some...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,674
Posted By ballisticexchris
This is really nice to see how generous guys are...

This is really nice to see how generous guys are to come forward and offer help to a man in need!!
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 09:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,674
Posted By ballisticexchris
Holy fucking shit Ron!! So glad to hear your OK!...

Holy fucking shit Ron!! So glad to hear your OK! Your story was not long winded at all. My wife and I were riveted to it. Lots of guys have great stories and reports from Mexico. Those are the ones...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 603
Posted By ballisticexchris
Thanks for the info! That's a drag. It was one of...

Thanks for the info! That's a drag. It was one of the few stops you could ride your non plated bike to for fuel.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-21-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
LMAO!! Don't mind him. Just look where he's from....

LMAO!! Don't mind him. Just look where he's from. Probably lives in a trailer making meth.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
No sweat it's all good:D. I think my little rock...

No sweat it's all good:D. I think my little rock fest in Stoddard this weekend will calm me a bit.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
Best thing would be to call and find out. In...

Best thing would be to call and find out. In reality I'm willing to bet you could go up to the campground today and ride those trails with no drama whatsoever.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
So your in the little girl "click" I see. Don't...

So your in the little girl "click" I see. Don't worry about what I post. BTW, it was a tongue in cheek comment.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
I see how it works. Don't talk about riding the...

I see how it works. Don't talk about riding the Sequoia's in a thread that's all about riding the Sequoia's. Just show pictures of chopping down trees,who has the best chain saw, and who has the best...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
I get it. You just want to keep these riding...

I get it. You just want to keep these riding areas to yourself. Shame on me for sharing a fun experience and info from a website that's apparently outdated:
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
Fair enough. Hell, I could be wrong. Just trying...

Fair enough. Hell, I could be wrong. Just trying to share good and accurate info for the few places I've ridden in the Sequoia's. Trippy thing is that some guys are really antsy when you actually...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
I found the short trail I rode quite few years...

I found the short trail I rode quite few years back right out of the Greenhorn Summit campgrounds. It's called "Just Outstanding" trail. It's only about 4 miles in length but interconnects with a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
I'm so bummed I never made it to Glacier NP. I...

I'm so bummed I never made it to Glacier NP. I was so close. Rode to Billings MT for the hill climb championship. Then I chose to ride Yellowstone, Grand Tetons, Mount Rushmore and western states...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
There was a really fun trail that had had a bush...

There was a really fun trail that had had a bush tunnel just outside of the campgrounds. It's been a few years but I would think it's still open.....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-20-2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
Sequoia National Forest report

The trails were open last time I was there.

Chris
=RAZR;26398455]don't feed the trolls. :topes[/QUOTE]


Who's trolling? Have you ever ridden the greenhorns?

Please chill out on the name...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-19-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
Sequoia National Forest report

Might want to head up the hill to Greenhorn campgrounds. Ride right out of camp to some of the most beautiful single track around. Overlooks Kern River and LI. You can even drop down into Bakersfield...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 671
Posted By ballisticexchris
I read that on Ride Apart as well. Really sad. I...

I read that on Ride Apart as well. Really sad. I really hope they catch the loser.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-16-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 10,740
Views: 874,985
Posted By ballisticexchris
Are the gates open? ...

Are the gates open?

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detailfull/cleveland/alerts-notices/?cid=stelprdb5340229

I still think it's sad the donkey that started the fire is dead.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By ballisticexchris
I do like it! I'm saving for a adventure bike...

I do like it! I'm saving for a adventure bike though.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By ballisticexchris
Heck your doing better than me Mike. I get...

Heck your doing better than me Mike. I get weekends off only every 2-3 months! I have done a lot of exploring and riding years ago above Lake Isabella. That WARPED sounds like another good one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By ballisticexchris
Dude, take it easy! Jerry was trying to help. He...

Dude, take it easy! Jerry was trying to help. He suggested you go over the thumper forum for a better response. Geeze.....:huh
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-15-2015, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,633
Posted By ballisticexchris
You fucking dog! Is that the new Yamaha FZ?!?

You fucking dog! Is that the new Yamaha FZ?!?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By ballisticexchris
What a drag Mike. I just cancelled my hotel. I...

What a drag Mike. I just cancelled my hotel. I don't feel comfortable doing solo on this one. I will be switching to plan B and hook up with a coworker at Stoddard instead.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
The goal is a simple one. To keep the trails open...

The goal is a simple one. To keep the trails open and safe for riding. It's the effort involved that the average person does not understand. Clearing logs, shovel and pick, and working at elevation...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
Sequoia National Forest report

Rain ruts yes. User induced I shake my head in disgust but deal with it.

I do understand guys that ride forests day in and day out want the least amount of hindrance as possible. Good news is most...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-14-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
I would just lift my bike over it. I do...

I would just lift my bike over it. I do understand I'm a slow guy. I also understand guys want to just blast through the forest at full speed with no obstacles. Not my style to chop up something that...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,864
Views: 334,620
Posted By ballisticexchris
Why are we cutting up this one? Are you unable to...

Why are we cutting up this one? Are you unable to get your bike over that little thing? While it's nice to have a clear trail, this is an example of dumbing up trails because we are too lazy or not...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-13-2015, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 880
Posted By ballisticexchris
My suggestion is just plant your ass in the seat...

My suggestion is just plant your ass in the seat and ride. Start at San Diego and go for it. No need for a map. Just stop and turn off at anything that looks cool. I did just that a few years back...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By ballisticexchris
Also looks like we are prepping our bikes for...

Also looks like we are prepping our bikes for this ride. When my club does Ride For Kids, guys just basically pull bikes out of garage after setting for a long time. Makes my job as sweep rider fun!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By ballisticexchris
Looks to be a fun group of guys and gals! Looking...

Looks to be a fun group of guys and gals! Looking forward to meeting you Sally. That rig you have looks to be a really sweet setup.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By ballisticexchris
Cool deal Mike! I too am prepping my Red Rider...

Cool deal Mike! I too am prepping my Red Rider with fresh tires and other stuff.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-12-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,548
Posted By ballisticexchris
Duhhh, I need to relearn my reading skills! LOL...

Duhhh, I need to relearn my reading skills! LOL You have pretty damn good directions. :norton:clap
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