Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Death Valley anyone;

  1. #1
    Polarbear Polarbear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Clovis,CA
    Posts
    4,214

    Death Valley anyone;

    When's the Airhead and other gatherings this Jan/Feb happening? I went last year to the Airheads at Texas Springs, DV and had a great time. Randy

  2. #2
    Registered User widebmw's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2003
    Location
    Reno, NV
    Posts
    1,124
    I did not see Death Valley on the Airheads site but it has been on Presidents Day weekend. This year that is February 18 -21, 2011.
    I found it on the vintage site.
    http://www.vintagebmw.org/v7/events

  3. #3
    Registered User
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    23

    anyone going to death valley

    I have been pondering death valley anyone else ? Im in Humboldt looking for a ride partner

  4. #4
    Registered User grafikfeat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Gone.
    Posts
    5,811
    I'm in Death Valley right now watchin' this Chicago Seattle game.

  5. #5
    Polarbear Polarbear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Clovis,CA
    Posts
    4,214

    Just how?

    What DV service TV do you get? Satelite? Cool place to watch football. I am there again this year, later in Jan. for the KLR DV Daze(Jan.27) and the Airhead thing too in February I hope. My first KLR event, so I'm looking forward to my '08 KLR riding. It will be weird leaving my GSA1200 behind, as its my normal partner. The KLR is so much a better offroader, lighter, but both bikes take on the DV challenge well. Randy

  6. #6
    Registered User grafikfeat's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Gone.
    Posts
    5,811
    Quote Originally Posted by Polarbear View Post
    What DV service TV do you get? Satelite? Cool place to watch football. I am there again this year, later in Jan. for the KLR DV Daze(Jan.27) and the Airhead thing too in February I hope. My first KLR event, so I'm looking forward to my '08 KLR riding. It will be weird leaving my GSA1200 behind, as its my normal partner. The KLR is so much a better offroader, lighter, but both bikes take on the DV challenge well. Randy
    Actually, I was speaking figuratively as I sat here in Seattle and watched the Seahawks arrive in Chicago one quarter too late.

  7. #7
    Comfortably road numb Boingo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    Posts
    289
    Quote Originally Posted by Polarbear View Post
    I am there again this year, later in Jan. for the KLR DV Daze(Jan.27) and the Airhead thing too in February I hope.
    Cool Randy, hope I run into you there. We missed you at the BASH.

    I will probably be leaving the bay area on Thursday (maybe with some of the Airheads). Darklight, you are more than welcome to ride along if you wish.

    Scott
    Scott Wynter
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    1971 R75/5 SWB, 2000 R1100R
    BMWMOA, Central Cal, IBA, MFS Ridercoach, ECV.

  8. #8
    Polarbear Polarbear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Clovis,CA
    Posts
    4,214

    Hi Scott:)

    Thanks for the heads up, riding DV this year. I am not certain I am going, but did the DV KLR event a couple weeks ago. Fine camping weather over there at Furnace Creek when i was there 2 weeks ago. I did the Airhead ride last year and had a great time and will go this year, but off time at work is pending. I hope to see ya, so keep a look out again for me and my old Airhead, R100/7, all black. Randy....PS; I got the Reynolds CS(you sold me) on the R100 and with some minor mods to it, got it working real nice, I like!

  9. #9
    AKBob RAColeman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2010
    Location
    Fairbanks, AK
    Posts
    155

    Sounds Great

    It's -40 F out side right NOW.

    I'll be there in spirit, Riding down isn't a option, and using a truck and trailer is just The wrong way to go on a bike trip.
    Bob Coleman
    AKAM
    Fukengruver add umlaut
    '84 R100rt, '88 R100gs

  10. #10
    Comfortably road numb Boingo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    Posts
    289
    Quote Originally Posted by Polarbear View Post
    I hope to see ya, so keep a look out again for me and my old Airhead, R100/7, all black. Randy....PS; I got the Reynolds CS(you sold me) on the R100 and with some minor mods to it, got it working real nice, I like!
    Cool, I'll keep my my peeps open for you. I be on my grey /5. Glad you like the Reynolds. Just didn't work for me, a bit too unstable.

    Scott
    Scott Wynter
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    1971 R75/5 SWB, 2000 R1100R
    BMWMOA, Central Cal, IBA, MFS Ridercoach, ECV.

  11. #11
    Polarbear Polarbear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Clovis,CA
    Posts
    4,214

    Ride well, Scott;

    Sorry I am still home, no DV for me this weekend. Family flew in for a visit, unexpected. I'll miss seeing all ya there, as I really miss it. USNavy Daughter comes first this weekend for me. I see the weather is getting wet again and I hope DV was a great ride and not too much bad weather, but I'm afraid it may have gotten interesting over there this weekend. A lot of rain/snow here, just to the West where i live. Anyhow, yes the stand was not stable for me either at first, so I made it work with my welder and some slight mods, unseen. Perfect. Thanks again. Let us know how DV riding was. Randy

  12. #12
    Comfortably road numb Boingo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    Posts
    289
    The Valley of Death was awesome. A bit of rain on Friday night, then smooth sailing. The wind was challenging at times, but nothing that kept anyone from riding. The Airheads know how to set out a spread. 120 pre-registered, but only 60 showed. So, there was more than enough beer for those who showed up
    Scott Wynter
    Pleasant Hill, CA
    1971 R75/5 SWB, 2000 R1100R
    BMWMOA, Central Cal, IBA, MFS Ridercoach, ECV.

  13. #13
    Polarbear Polarbear's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Clovis,CA
    Posts
    4,214

    Great;

    They usually do have a good time, as last year I went. I'm surprised only half showed? Glad to hear the weather was not too bad and it did get bad West of you in Central CA., so I had wondered if it made it to DV. Sure was sad to miss the ride, but stuff happens. Randy

  14. #14
    Registered User
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    23

    Time to be thinking about

    Death valley ... last year was working this year not so much .. looking for airheads north bound heading south from humboldt area .My ride a 94 gs Or route -planning etc info looks like 2 days from my locale maybe looking for a halfway LZ for trip

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •