By sicks

just a couple of quick things to road test this baby…

a couple of rides that need doing..

Baja January 2010

I’m thinking a 100% dirt ride, Sea of Cortez side of Baja, San Felipe, Gonzaga, Bay of LA, with a final destination of Punta San Francisquito

Punta San Francisquito

Punta San Francisquito Beach

Punta Sanfrancisquito Brews

http://www.panoramio.com/photo/298208

Southwest Colorado Dual Sport Extravaganza and Dirt Bike Hobo Tour Summer 2010

Stage out of Ouray, Silverton, or Telluride and ride for a week..

..cool ehhh?..

rocky mountain high


this picture is taken from Imogene Pass coming down into Telluride where you can look over and see Black Bear Pass zigging down to town. Works best to ride BB down to Telluride, since it one way going down from the top if you care to follow direction, then you can ride Imogene back across.

blackbearsteps
black bear steps at the top, telluride below

Black Bear Pass Info Link

maybe even hit this spot:
4 corners

Whadda ya say Fukers…

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9 Responses to “2010 Trip Planning”


  1. 1 sicks
    December 6, 2009 at 4:48 am

    for lack of a better name.. let’s call the Summer 2010 trip, the Ouray Trip..

    My thinking so far..

    ..i think having a base of operations with a toy-hauler or two as a head quarters, but bring our dual-sport gear along as well would be fuking cool..

    find a great campground in the ouray/telluride/silverton area, and just fuking show up..

    plan our next days ride around a campfire, at night, with good friends, cooked animal flesh, and adult beverages..

    that way, if we felt like an extended treck onto the CDT or TAT we could drag our shit with us and camp out as we saw fit..

    i really don’t want to over-think or over plan this trip.. let’s pick a time frame and just go..

  2. 2 Ben (witsbusa)
    December 7, 2009 at 2:33 am

    rock and roll seis..

  3. 3 Ben (witsbusa)
    December 7, 2009 at 2:35 am

    gorilla room… verrrrry interesting.

  4. 4 sicks
    December 15, 2009 at 11:30 am

    Baja 2010 tentative dates:

    February 10th through the 17th 2010

    Ouray trip tentative dates: late June 2010

  5. 5 sicks
    December 28, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Just some crap i’ve saved for the CDT

    http://freecampgrounds.com/
    The NPS has a pass that for $80/year gives you free access to all the national lands. I’ve used it enough to more than justify renewing it.

    Best advice I’ve heard about keeping human predators away is to scatter a few crushed beer cans and empty shotgun shells around your tent.

    Atlantic City, Wyoming

    I also have the Clarke tank and made it without using my Kolpin spare. I read about Wild Bill’s gun shop in Atlantic City selling gas out of cans and that was going to be my back up. Their phone number is 307-332-5981.

    My track between Pinedale and Rawlins is 225 miles. I can’t see anywhere we could have gotten fuel on that stretch. I don’t remember Terry having to tap into his Kolpin fuel packs (1.25 gal X 2) but he must have been close. I used to have a DRZ-S with a Clarke on it too, used it more for dirt riding than adv touring though.

    Bruce, I don’t remember (did it in July ’07) but you might join this yahoo group and ask there if you don’t get an answer here.

    http://autos.groups.yahoo.com/group/GreatDivideRide/

    My old City Select v7 shows that Conoco, but BigDog’s file lists Atl City as food and lodging only, no gas.

    I think we stopped in Pinedale and then Rawlins, 2 KLR’s, F650GS, and a DRZ with big tank. DRZ had extra fuel too, but I don’t think he needed it on that stretch.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=108842&page=5

    misc. crap:
    pocket bucket

    http://www.seattlesportsco.com/productcart/pc/viewPrd.asp?idproduct=316&idcategory=0
    pocket bucket

    ultra light gear:
    http://www.sixmoondesigns.com/default.asp
    http://hennessyhammock.com/

    cheep stove:

    strobe brake light
    http://www.oslights.com/Motorcyle-Products/Whelen_TIR3_Series_Super_LED_RSR03ZCR__Motorcyle_Flashing_Brake_Light

    strobe

    gas tank filter
    gar tank filter link

    gas tank filter pik

  6. 6 sicks
    December 30, 2009 at 4:53 am

    redbull romaniacs 2009

  7. 7 sicks
    January 15, 2010 at 5:28 pm

    January 2010, pavement ends N30 08.568 W114 38.480 oh highway 5 south to Gonzaga.

    reports are that the Pemex in Puertecitos is open???

    LINK

    bay of LA hotel.. keep bikes in rooms

    villa vita.. N28 57’4.143, W113 33’36.733

    Villa Vita

    villa vita

    • 8 sicks
      January 26, 2010 at 12:57 am

      Costa del Sol Hotel in Bahia L.A. is the bomb. Victoria, the owner, prepared a huge bowl of fresh ceviche and non-stop margaritas and cervezas as the guys did air filter and other maintenance on the bikes. We were then served an incredible seafood buffett of fresh shrimp, scallops, white sea bass, and more ceviche. We could not eat it all. Victoria’s Great Dane Scooby Do kept us entertained. Another badass day of riding, and only a few cactus thorns to pull out.

  8. 9 sicks
    October 22, 2010 at 10:36 am

    mexican tourist cards:

    Tecate – Easy office there at the border, bank coulple blocks away, probable bank line, parking not easy.
    Tijuana – All easy one-stop.
    Otay Mesa – Semi easy one-stop but you have to go into the “declare” area and then they treat you like typical “declare” crossing with full-on vehicle inspection. Not easy for the entire deal.
    Mexicali – I’ve only done it there 1 time, bit a of a mess, with long lines and some walking. Parking was goofy but I think we mightta been parked in wrong area.
    Ensenada – Pretty easy overall, one-stop, not so easy parking but you can taxi from easy San Nic parking lot.

    http://www.race-dezert.com/forum/showthread.php/86428-Visa-s-for-the-BAJA-1000


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