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Old 02-06-2007, 01:09 AM   #1
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Laugh The Bradshaw "BOMB RUN" of 2007

Just got back from 3 days of camping & riding near the Mecca Hills




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Old 02-06-2007, 04:37 AM   #2
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You don't see that everyday!

Thanks for sharing...
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Old 02-06-2007, 04:52 AM   #3
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where are the mecca hills? near china lake? kc
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Old 02-06-2007, 04:55 AM   #4
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Old 02-06-2007, 04:56 AM   #5
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Nice!! watch out for those bombs!!

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Old 02-06-2007, 07:06 AM   #6
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Eek Friday: jonz's "Freeway Loop" Ride


Friday morning 10 riders met in Coahella, CA for the "Freeway Loop" ride that jonz had been telling us about

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This is a single track that closely parallels the I-10 freeway. If you like technical, sandy, rocky single track; you'll like this ride. Unless you're God on two wheels, anything larger/heavier than an XR650 is too big. An XR650 is too big for me as most riders can plan on picking up their bike at least once and probably more times.
A couple photos to whet your appetite



That's a photo of me missing a shift at the worst possible moment on one of the short technical climbs typical of this loop.

Below is perhaps the hardest technical move of the ride near the easternmost end of the loop

This was one challenge that FlyinGo!!!!! simply could not resist





His KTM 950 contrasted nicely with some of the other bikes along for the ride






We followed the path of the freeway, going up and down many sandy and rocky hills...







...even crossing under the freeway a couple of times



This shot shows the general path of the route for the first 15 miles




There was plenty of carnage to go around







But the 950 put many of us to shame




At the halfway mark in this 30 mile loop, some of us were feeling out of our comfort zone...
here's a shot of the sorry six of us who chose to bail before the hardest parts of the ride






I don't think they took many pics on the return portion of the loop, but maybe jonz, inte & FlyinGo!!!!! can elaborate a bit on what happened during the rest of the ride...
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:15 AM   #7
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:30 AM   #8
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:36 AM   #9
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Hiya Ned, Hiya Nate Thanks for the nomination!

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I'm gonna pause there for a day to give the other guys a chance to catch up. I know for a fact that inte took a few pics of the nine-fiddy tearing it up during the Friday loop ride, hopefully he'll have time to post today.


I'll put up my pics of the Saturday Ride tomorrow
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Old 02-06-2007, 07:55 AM   #10
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Wow.. that's an awesome and challenging ride! Thanks for the pics and ride report!
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Old 02-06-2007, 08:57 AM   #11
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I think I know that nutjob on the bomb Looks like a fun ride. I regret not making it but at least you had rider(s) to make up for my certain carnage.

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Old 02-06-2007, 09:01 AM   #12
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at least you had rider(s) to make up for my certain carnage.
Is that what you meant when you said you had "better things to do"









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Old 02-06-2007, 09:29 AM   #13
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I might suggest also setting it to play Rage's Bombtrack when it comes up

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Old 02-06-2007, 09:55 AM   #14
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Damn.......wish I could've been there! Complete with old rusty stuff to play with!
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Old 02-06-2007, 10:50 AM   #15
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Go Dave Go!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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