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Old 01-09-2013, 09:58 AM   #29686
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My eyes have been opened ... me likey my 525!

Good to see you like it on the "dark side"...

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Old 01-09-2013, 11:06 AM   #29687
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...that looks like some real fun.
Where did you guys stage at?
even though i drove out there, i was following the other guys and not paying attention. hopefully someone will chime in.
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Old 01-09-2013, 01:41 PM   #29688
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thanks, tony!

that was a humbling day. holy crap, that was a new record for me, the number of times dropping my bike in less than 30 miles. i still had fun, though.

Humbling?....you were a beast.....Riddler was the hill climb champ....and you made the Berg fly..........

That was some crazy dirt....deep and soft with rocks and crust....can't wait to go back........new rear tire already ordered....
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:23 PM   #29689
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Nice video Toast and all the actors! looked like a nice ride someplace new.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:48 PM   #29690
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Thanks for making the video Tony, maybe I'll switch my name to the trench digger. I was actually the clown doing the slalom course not Tom.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:52 PM   #29691
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Nice video Toast and all the actors! looked like a nice ride someplace new.
Thanks everyone! Feels good to post a ride RR/video before the next ride occurs. I still have 10+ videos to do but am waiting until I get up to speed on Premiere CS6, a huge learning curve from iMovie.
Rrugger,
We really miss you. My camera misses you too.
Hopefully you will join us one of these days.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:05 PM   #29692
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That looks like Fort Irwin area north and west of Calico.

There are some fun routes and things to see in Calico as well, some good shooting areas out Mule Canyon, and Bismark Mine is fun to crawl through. It's about a half mile long. In one section you have to crawl thru on your elbows, but it comes out the other side. Kinda spooky.

I have not ridden the Ft. Irwin area but George Erl (Uptite) use to go out there all the time, would never tell anyone where it was...super secret!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:27 PM   #29693
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Awesome video, Toast. I always enjoy watching these. The desire to go riding after watching is overpowering!
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:51 PM   #29694
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Thanks everyone! Feels good to post a ride RR/video before the next ride occurs. I still have 10+ videos to do but am waiting until I get up to speed on Premiere CS6, a huge learning curve from iMovie.
Rrugger,
We really miss you. My camera misses you too.
Hopefully you will join us one of these days.
I put all my gear on and sat on my bike in the garage after that video ready for the next one!
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Awesome video, Toast. I always enjoy watching these. The desire to go riding after watching is overpowering!
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:57 AM   #29695
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Great photos Toast. Whenever I see you guys riding those small bikes, I wish I had one, too.
My new year resolution for 2014 is to have a 500exc.
I keep thinking the same thing.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:35 AM   #29696
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I keep thinking the same thing.
I have a Beta RS on my acquisition list for later this year, after I hit a major milestone in July!
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:42 AM   #29697
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yeah nice vid, props. if premier vexes you get on final cut, it's worthwhile to learn.

i am wondering on the staging area as well. please share unless, well, you don't want to.

also, is this an open riding area or were you following marked 'trails'?

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...that looks like some real fun.
Where did you guys stage at?
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:04 AM   #29698
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we were following existing trails, although some of them were pretty obscure and barely visible, as it had rained there recently.
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Old 01-10-2013, 08:13 AM   #29699
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I have a Beta RS on my acquisition list for later this year, after I hit a major milestone in July!

You will not be disappointed with a Beta RS. They are SWEET!


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yeah nice vid, props. if premier vexes you get on final cut, it's worthwhile to learn.

i am wondering on the staging area as well. please share unless, well, you don't want to.

also, is this an open riding area or were you following marked 'trails'?

wes

The 1st GE photo Tony posted shows where they rode. The last time I rode that area I don't recall seeing any trails as "marked". But that was 10-12 years ago, so I've slept a few times since them.


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Old 01-10-2013, 08:25 AM   #29700
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I hear you!

I've had a Beta RS on my wish list for a few years now.

Just have to bite the bullet until July, then I'm good to go for a nice Xmas gift for myself!
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