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Forum: Travel Advice & Ride Routing 10-02-2008, 01:28 PM
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Forum: Adventure Trips w/ Pics, pics, pics 09-24-2008, 02:34 PM
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: The long way to Colfax....for some BBQ

yes...great ride.

I do it almost once a week after work during the summer months.

Watch out for the cows near the turn off for Oxbow Reservoir (mosquito ridge road side).

have a good one.
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Forum: General 03-05-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,596
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Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 03-01-2008, 07:58 AM
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Newbie here,headin over to Cal in a couple weeks

The short of it:

It's slightly farther north than your planning...but might be worth it.

36 (between fortuna and red bluff). BEST ROAD EVER.
3 (connects 36 to 299 and beyond)
96 (between 299...
Forum: General 02-21-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: New style, or old age?

Also, with regards to cornering....in spirited and/or track situations most of the weight isn't on the seat...but on the footpegs (like you said...lowers center of gravity). I prefer putting full...
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 02-21-2008, 02:44 PM
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: A quick ride up Hwy 162 last Monday.

Road this last year when sections were still dirt (under construction)...look forward to hitting this in the summer....along with Laporte etc.. etc...Nice pics.
Forum: General 02-17-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 31
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: I met JPM in person today!!

amen to that.

ride safe.
Forum: General 02-16-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,181
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: I met JPM in person today!!

Like I said....I got off with a warning. You mean have I learned to ride my 130 hp mc slow???? NO. I mostly ride fast at the TRACK. But, sometimes the road calls out to me...smooth pavement, perfect...
Forum: General 02-16-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,181
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: I met JPM in person today!!

So...If the nice officer wouldn't have been there to "save him," he wouldn't have made it home? Sorry....don't buy it. He's got a job to do....which I understand...but come on. The officer stated he...
Forum: General 02-12-2008, 09:28 AM
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: CA Helmet Law is going down!!!!....

+1

stay east of rock...idiot.
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-25-2008, 03:42 PM
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: 5-7 days in California - Suggestions?

One suggestion.

Take 80 up to hwy 49.....take 49 north through Grass Valley, Downieville, Sierra City....take a left on Gold Lakes Road near Sierra City.....this dumps you out on 70...turn left...
Forum: General 01-18-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Favorite Motorcycle Crash Memories!!!

demenshea-

I see your from the east side...i've spent much time over there climbing - another passion i have is to do all the 14,000 foot peaks in Ca. Never ridden over there. Is hwy 168 out of...
Forum: General 01-18-2008, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,679
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Favorite Motorcycle Crash Memories!!!

T-boned a BEAR at 80 mph Ice house Road. Totalled my 5 hour old 07 GSXR.

:lala:lala
Forum: Good Eats 01-16-2008, 07:57 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: BAD EATS - Strawberry Inn, Strawberry, Ca Hwy 108

my apologies. hard to believe there is another lodge with the exact same name and similar service, food etc... etc... on essentially an adjacent highway. either or...sorry.
Forum: Good Eats 01-16-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,265
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: BAD EATS - Strawberry Inn, Strawberry, Ca Hwy 108

number one...its not on 108...its on 50...about 10 south of Lake Tahoe "y." number two...the place is staffed by climbers...the famous lover leap climbing area is adjacent....good breakfast..just...
Forum: California - Road Trips & Pics, pics, pics 01-14-2008, 07:34 AM
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: LaPorte rode

Hey. I love that road. I try to ride it a couple times a year (I'm in Sacramento). Do you know if Bucks Lake Road is open and clear? I rode that last summer while it was still under construction....
Forum: General 01-09-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: 2007 mileage

17,500 miles and one dead BEAR (almost all twisties). :rad
Forum: General 01-08-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 276
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Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Brad (VFR Pilot) crashed his bike

Weird re-living that nightmare. Only thing left are memories and what I call the "the bloody sleeve." One sleeve of my leathers hasn't been touched...still coated in BEAR BLOOD. :rad

Get better...
Forum: General 01-08-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,065
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Forum: General 01-08-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 18,601
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Brad (VFR Pilot) crashed his bike

Wow. I hit a BEAR doing 80mph in Tahoe same day Brad crashed. I've been back at it for awhile (4 track days +3000 miles since accident). I guess I got off easy. Good luck with your continued...
Forum: General 01-08-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,762
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Abandon the Ride (listen to that little voice!)

A-hole rangers in Yosemite are common. Although I'm slightly surprised this happened up in T-Meadows. Like you said...good excuse to make the ride again. Warning: you thing the rangers are...
Forum: General 01-08-2008, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,669
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: is this normal?

I would say the answer (depending on the corner) is going deeper into the corner. Also, commonly when people hang off the bike, they are "holding on" to the bars therefore causing the bike to feel...
Forum: General 01-07-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,669
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: is this normal?

Track day with some instruction is best. But, first read Twist of the Wrist II by Keith Code....great book with a list of things to do and not to do. Work on some things in that book, get some...
Forum: General 11-20-2007, 07:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,967
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Running from the cops....analyzing the situation....

I would never try to run from a cop, or advise anyone to do so. With that said, when I was 18 yo riding my slingshot....i did it on a regular basis. I used to head for the nearest freeway and head to...
Forum: Travel Advice & Ride Routing 11-19-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,002
Posted By 00ridgerunner00
Re: Looking for a pretty ride around Sacremento

South on hwy 49 through the mother lode is nice. Many many nice little towns with several good places to stop, eat, rest, look around...whatever. Try to make it all the way to Angels Camp. Anything...
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