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Re: Team West CA, AZ, NV, NM
« Reply #50 on: February 14, 2012, 10:48:41 am »
CoachDoc, my think was that if the SoCal riders could converge on a central location, no single rider would have to go as far. How about a Socal meetup in Palmdale, and then proceeding to JT? Just throwing out ideas: in your case, it would be shorter to go straight to JT...
Scotty, that would be fine with me depending on the day of the week (I would need to go through LA to get to Palmdale, and I wouldn't do that on a weekday). If the Lancaster convergence is on a weekend then I would meet you there. Otherwise somewhere between Palmdale and JT would work. I'll check it out on a map.

addendum: Looks like Victorville would be the perfect place for myself and possibly Orange County riders as well to hook up with the group between Palmdale and Joshua Tree.
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Re: Team West CA, AZ, NV, NM
« Reply #51 on: February 14, 2012, 05:18:10 pm »
OK Scottly, add me to your list. PM your phone number so you can fill me in on last year. Where is the mascot now?
LOL, my calling plan doesn't have enough minutes to fill you in! ;D
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Re: Team West CA, AZ, NV, NM
« Reply #52 on: February 14, 2012, 05:31:00 pm »
CoachDoc, my think was that if the SoCal riders could converge on a central location, no single rider would have to go as far. How about a Socal meetup in Palmdale, and then proceeding to JT? Just throwing out ideas: in your case, it would be shorter to go straight to JT...
Scotty, that would be fine with me depending on the day of the week (I would need to go through LA to get to Palmdale, and I wouldn't do that on a weekday). If the Lancaster convergence is on a weekend then I would meet you there. Otherwise somewhere between Palmdale and JT would work. I'll check it out on a map.

addendum: Looks like Victorville would be the perfect place for myself and possibly Orange County riders as well to hook up with the group between Palmdale and Joshua Tree.

That sounds like a good plan.  Meet up in Palmdale on 3/25 with Northern CA riders, on to Victorville and pick up new riders and off to Joshua Tree?  Yes?  No?  Other stops for other riders?
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #53 on: February 14, 2012, 07:47:32 pm »
Scotly...so you are hooking up with Team CA @ JT on 3/26?  From there, how many days to do plan to be with GZ?

Trying to get a soft date of when to expect him in Lubbock. Thx
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #54 on: February 14, 2012, 08:43:44 pm »
I plan on meeting the CA riders in JT on 3-25(?), and returning to AZ the next day. Unless other riders step up to carry GZ further east, I will plan on mailing him to Justin the day after getting home. (It will take a full day each way from Humboldt to JT and back)
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #55 on: February 14, 2012, 08:52:16 pm »
So USPS could possibly hand off to Justin by 3/29. Thx
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #56 on: February 14, 2012, 08:58:18 pm »
Yes, possibly in Justin's hands by 3/29, but you might want to add a day or two of cushion, just to be safe... ;)
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #57 on: February 14, 2012, 10:11:03 pm »
I ask out of unfamiliarity: Is it reasonable/enjoyable to zoom from Lancaster/Palmdale/Ojai in one day? Mooshie, where/when is the best place to connect with you if I'm leaving Ventura at 7am sharp on 3/25?

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #58 on: February 15, 2012, 09:38:02 am »
Hello Gang,

Been so busy at work I've had no time to lurk on the forum.  I'm interested in coming along for the ride from Lancaster to Joshua Tree. 

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #59 on: February 15, 2012, 09:50:40 am »
I ask out of unfamiliarity: Is it reasonable/enjoyable to zoom from Lancaster/Palmdale/Ojai in one day? Mooshie, where/when is the best place to connect with you if I'm leaving Ventura at 7am sharp on 3/25?
If you leave Ojai/Ventura area at 7am on 3/25 you should be in Palmdale by 9am easy (I take the 126 to the 14).  I am going to be at one of the Palmdale hotels and can meet you there for whenever you arrive.  I have yet to make reservations but will be doing so in very short while.
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #60 on: February 15, 2012, 04:58:13 pm »
From Palmdale to JT/29 Palms should take less than 3 hours actual riding time, if you take hwy 18 through Victorville and Apple Valley to Lucerne Valley, then hwy 247 from there to hwy 62.
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #61 on: February 16, 2012, 06:27:16 pm »
I ask out of unfamiliarity: Is it reasonable/enjoyable to zoom from Lancaster/Palmdale/Ojai in one day? Mooshie, where/when is the best place to connect with you if I'm leaving Ventura at 7am sharp on 3/25?
Have you decided on a route south from Oakland yet? I'm pretty familiar with CA roads...
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #62 on: February 16, 2012, 09:27:19 pm »
The tentative plan is a 3/22 early am departure from funkytown, stop for the requisite photo op on the shore of the pacific, meet Domer, and continue south on Hwy 1. That could change a bit pending input from Two TiredTwo Tired- Maybe a South Bay divergence into the woods ala Hwy 35. Greggo and Domer both estimate they'll need to peel off at Santa Cruz. I reckon I'd overnight at Morrow Bay or Pismo 2/23, and again in Ventura, leave early to cut inland to meet Mooshie the morning of 3/25. I'm still researching the tastiest route from Ventura to Lancaster/Palmdale, but the dates are solid. I reckon W'll all be in touch with each other a it gets closer to fine tune the little details. Wahoooo! I'm getting excited.

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #63 on: February 16, 2012, 09:52:22 pm »
The tentative plan is a 3/22 early am departure from funkytown, stop for the requisite photo op on the shore of the pacific, meet Domer, and continue south on Hwy 1. That could change a bit pending input from Two TiredTwo Tired- Maybe a South Bay divergence into the woods ala Hwy 35. Greggo and Domer both estimate they'll need to peel off at Santa Cruz. I reckon I'd overnight at Morrow Bay or Pismo 2/23, and again in Ventura, leave early to cut inland to meet Mooshie the morning of 3/25. I'm still researching the tastiest route from Ventura to Lancaster/Palmdale, but the dates are solid. I reckon W'll all be in touch with each other a it gets closer to fine tune the little details. Wahoooo! I'm getting excited.
Gemini, Scotty's right about taking 126 east from Ventura through Santa Paula and then catch the 14 in Santa Clarita. Then it's a straight freeway shot to Palmdale. If you have enough time you could take a more circuitous route from Ventura through Ojai, which is gorgeous, and then connecting to the 126. Hope to meet up with you around Victorville.

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #64 on: February 16, 2012, 10:05:52 pm »
I have fond memories of the road out of Ventura, through Ojai into Los Padres.I'd love to do itagain, either coming or going

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #65 on: February 17, 2012, 07:29:58 am »
damn - just found this thread.
I may be in for as far as SB, maybe more.

Let me know where you guys are gonna hook up in SF. I might just burn up 101 join up there.
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #66 on: February 17, 2012, 05:49:05 pm »
The tentative plan is a 3/22 early am departure from funkytown, stop for the requisite photo op on the shore of the pacific, meet Domer, and continue south on Hwy 1. That could change a bit pending input from Two TiredTwo Tired- Maybe a South Bay divergence into the woods ala Hwy 35. Greggo and Domer both estimate they'll need to peel off at Santa Cruz. I reckon I'd overnight at Morrow Bay or Pismo 2/23, and again in Ventura, leave early to cut inland to meet Mooshie the morning of 3/25. I'm still researching the tastiest route from Ventura to Lancaster/Palmdale, but the dates are solid. I reckon W'll all be in touch with each other a it gets closer to fine tune the little details. Wahoooo! I'm getting excited.
If you make it as far as Pismo, consider taking 166 from Santa Maria to I-5, to 138. From Santa Maria to Palmdale with this route takes a little over 3 hours. The "tastier" route would be to take 166 to 33, just past Cuyama, and then cut over to Lebec, near the Grapevine summit, and then pick up 138. As I recall, this was the route (in the reverse direction) that mooshie and scondon took last year from Rosamond to SLO.
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #67 on: February 19, 2012, 01:57:32 am »
From what I am reading, we have a gap from Phoenix to Lubbock.  Early on in the planning last year, we had some NM riders signed on for the relay, but they later dropped out.  I remember one was named Greg, who lived in Santa Fe, NM,  I don't remember the other NM riders who had to drop out.  Scottly or anyone, have yall heard from Greg or anyone in NM?  Has anyone attempted to contact any NM forum members?  I feel we need to send personal messages to all the NM sohc members asking some of these guys to step up to the plate!  Scottly, anyone, can you guys start sending personal messeges to all the sohc forum members in NM?  I will try to help with that if someone will get the ball rolling.                                    Justin in Lubbock 
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #68 on: February 19, 2012, 08:05:57 am »
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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #69 on: February 19, 2012, 08:52:59 am »
Right on! We are trying to link scottly in Phoenix with one of the West TX riders, likely with jcarthel. scottly is coordinating Team West and Stev-o is coordinating our effort through TX for Team Southwest.

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #70 on: February 19, 2012, 12:55:28 pm »
I sent Greg (gregimotis) and medic both in Santa FE, NM each a pm about the relay.  I will post again when I hear back from them.   

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #71 on: February 19, 2012, 01:00:38 pm »
Angeldeville, welcome aboard!  Thank you for comitting to the relay!  Hopefully we will meet up.  I really enjoy that about the relay, it is a great chance to meet fellow sohc gearheads and spend some time just riding!

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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #72 on: February 19, 2012, 04:31:12 pm »
OK you now have a New Mexico Rider in ALBUQUERQUE!
Fantastic! Welcome to the team!! Now we have to figure out how to get GZ to you from AZ.
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« Reply #73 on: February 19, 2012, 06:21:51 pm »
I'm still trying to figure it all out myself, reading the details, also gotta get my bike out of 3 years of mothballs!!!!



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Re: Team West 2012 - CA,AZ,NV,NM
« Reply #74 on: February 19, 2012, 06:55:05 pm »
Looking forward to meeting up in Palmdale on 3/25 (will let you all know which hotel I will be at this week so we could meet up there or close by if you want).  Went out and changed all the "o"rings on the oil pump today (that was where that silly drip was coming from--finally tracked it down).  So hopefully I did it properly.  I should know soon enough. ;) 
Anyone know who all will be at the Palmdale/Lancaster meet?  So far Pat, me, Geminimotors, and ?
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