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View Results: What did the Osos do after Lica's hit in Hell's Gate?
Hit the 911 button on Lica's spot and waited for search and rescue 8 2.48%
Called Radek's cop buddy and got a TOY 4x4 extraction 17 5.26%
What's the problem? He rode out with one hand and no throttle - OSO!!! 70 21.67%
With the engineering flow chart, WD-40 and duct tape - trail repair, baby! 112 34.67%
Flagged down a tour jeep and put the bike in the back with some French tourists 31 9.60%
This is just a ploy to buy time and still act like you're working on the report, isn't it? 108 33.44%
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Old 02-17-2014, 07:43 AM   #1006
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Yeah, some people can ride like the wind but not many can tell a great story!
LW, you rock!
it's still gonna be good. Matt does a fine job.
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Old 02-17-2014, 07:48 AM   #1007
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"Matt got a dictation app for his phone and emailed me the recordings."

Hola Lil Wan, looks like Big Wan did a little, ok a lot of headlight riding.

Since I got a sneak peek at a few days of tracks all I can say is it would be interesting to hear the raw recordings though they may have to be slightly edited for public consumption.
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Old 02-17-2014, 08:58 AM   #1008
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LittleWan-the puppy walked into our cabin(the hamburgler suite) about 8:30 pm.But he didnt want to sleep so we kicked him out.Big Wan and the KTM 990 wrecking crew rode in at about 9:15 pm after completing the green door trail-in the dark.Kustomizing Kid and I were making our way back to the states.I wll be starting on my RR today.I spent 3 weeks in baja- -being a slacker
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Old 02-17-2014, 09:20 AM   #1009
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Aw, you guys...
I have to tell you that this won't be a "Wan" report in the traditional sense.
That is, I won't be the one telling the story...



This is going to be all on BigWan.


Because I didn't get to go on this ride.
oooooooh surely a Dramatic Gopher is needed here!

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I ended up hurting my foot before he left (stupid burpees. )
so I might not have been able to go anyway.
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Anyway, I know some of you might be disappointed that I'm not doing the report
(only because I post my ass off and you were counting on guaranteed cubicle entertainment on a regular basis - yeah, you know who you are...)

I will gladly support a Big Wan report because my new boot looks like this


ok, so I would support ANY ride report when I'm trapped in something almost worse than a cubicle...

LittleWan, I sure hope your hurt foot doesn't have a new boot like mine!

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Old 02-17-2014, 09:59 AM   #1010
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Anyway, I know some of you might be disappointed that I'm not doing the report
(only because I post my ass off and you were counting on guaranteed cubicle entertainment on a regular basis - yeah, you know who you are...)
Who, me?

And, oh yeah, those aren't "burpees", they're 'squat thrusts' developed by the USMC in late '60s boot camp, and used as punishment for such non-mc behavior as blinking or breathing. They were meted out accompanied by the admonition that "the more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war. Yeah, punishment is what they are. Don't do those by choice.
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Old 02-20-2014, 03:21 PM   #1011
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Hey guys,

Sorry to leave you hanging...Matt got home late that night and we didn't get to bed until after 4am.
The last few days have been pretty hectic.
Thanks for all the supportive comments, I know Matt appreciates it!



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LittleWan, I sure hope your hurt foot doesn't have a new boot like mine!
Oh no- sorry about your foot! Hope you heal up soon.
nope, I have one of those cool boots from a couple of years ago,
but this time I only had to wear a rigid shoe for a week.





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And, oh yeah, those aren't "burpees", they're 'squat thrusts' ...Don't do those by choice.
but, dickie - haven't you learned by now that I'm a glutton for punishment?
(matt said they were called "up downs" in football)









So, back to the Baja report teaser...
Us Wans have been together for almost 23 years, and during that time we've rarely been apart.
Fifteen days
was our longest separation yet, so this ride was a big deal...

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I was kinda pissed at Matt for a while (like 2 and a half months!), but I'm over it now.






Now that they're back - it's Matt's turn to be pissed at me...
"WHY the hell did you tell everyone I was going to do a ride report???"











Matt was worried about gathering enough RR material,
but he and the guys did an awesome job of taking pics and video, I'm so proud!
One of the main things I told Matt was to make sure that he synched ALL the cameras at the start of the trip.
This was going to save him hours (days?) of headache down the line.
It worked!


As soon as he got home, Matt and I put all the photos together into one slideshow and it was over 4 hrs long.
I don't know of too many wives who would watch a 4 hr slideshow from their husband's moto vacation...

but I loved it.



We've only gone through a fraction of the video, so there hasn't been much time for ADV.
Matt's a little overwhelmed by the amount of work that he's facing.
Don't worry, though. He's going to do a great job.




So, for those of you who haven't already found it...

BigWan's report is up and running:


OSO LOCO!! Baja Edition: Oso Tired - Sand and Singletrack. And Rocks. And Snow.




Osooooooooo!

Go check it out!
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:27 AM   #1012
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Oh no- sorry about your foot! Hope you heal up soon.
nope, I have one of those cool boots from a couple of years ago,
but this time I only had to wear a rigid shoe for a week.

rigid shoe + one week = not so bad
Not going to Baja = horrible

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Matt's a little overwhelmed by the amount of work that he's facing.
Don't worry, though. He's going to do a great job.


Not just anyone can do a fabulous RR but I'm positive that anyWan can!


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Go check it out!


On it like Bar--well, you know...
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Old 02-21-2014, 04:45 PM   #1013
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Us Wans have been together for almost 23 years, and during that time we've rarely been apart.
Fifteen days
was our longest separation yet, so this ride was a big deal...

I'm sure this has been covered in the past.... Has LittleWan ever considered riding her own bike? Maybe a lowered 500exc?



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Old 02-21-2014, 06:21 PM   #1014
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Old 02-21-2014, 06:46 PM   #1015
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I'm sure this has been covered in the past.... Has LittleWan ever considered riding her own bike? Maybe a lowered 500exc?



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haha, oh that.
I went all bitchcakes on a guy who asked that earlier (page 26).
post 383
I got a little carried away, but it *is* a little 205 at this point.
You can go read what I said in that post, just subtract some caffeine and ride report rage...



Yes, one of these days I'm going to focus on my riding. We need to move to someplace with better riding first.
There isn't much dirt in the bay area, which sucks.
Matt has some ideas for a bike for me (he just said if anyone is getting a f**king 500 exc, it's him. )



But, anyway - even if I had my own awesome bike and better-than-I-have-now-skills, I couldn't have gone on the latest Oso Tired Ride...
I couldn't have kept up with the Osos on 990s. Those bikes are kickass (as are the riders).
They had some really tough days - long slogs into the night.
I'm just not good enough.


Oh well.


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Old 02-21-2014, 08:19 PM   #1016
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Old 02-22-2014, 04:02 AM   #1017
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Yes, one of these days I'm going to focus on my riding. We need to move to someplace with better riding first.
There isn't much dirt in the bay area, which sucks.




sounds like a bad case of excuse-itis


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Matt has some ideas for a bike for me (he just said if anyone is getting a f**king 500 exc, it's him. )
you'd be better off on the 350 anyway

or even better yet, one of these: http://www.fxbikes.com/
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Old 02-22-2014, 03:20 PM   #1018
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Too funny!

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I went all bitchcakes on a guy who asked that earlier
You make me laugh, LittleWan!

The humor and personality you put into your reports are without peer; I really enjoy them.

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