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Baja surf expo 2012

Discussion in 'Travel' started by ffdawson, Dec 9, 2012.

  1. Dec 9, 2012 at 12:34 PM
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    ffdawson

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    [FONT=&quot]Got back from a 15 day trip to mex, surfing, camping, wheeling, taco eating, chilling... Over 3K miles all together. Good times. I prefer to tell the story through photos rather than words, so this post is very photo heavy and text light. I’ll gladly fill in any anecdotes for anyone who’s interested. Here's a few pics...
    (PM me for specifics. Just refer to the Photo #. I know some folks get a bit uptight about revealing "secret" surf locations in baja...)[/FONT]


    [FONT=&quot]Here's a link to a video i made.[/FONT]

    [FONT=&quot]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APIMrPMXbHc
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    #1 Loaded up, ready to roll...
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    #2 Mex!
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    #3 1st camp spot. South of Ensenada
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    #4 Set up!
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    #5 Found some new horns for my rig :)
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    #6 On our way out
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    #7 Doing some exploring on our way to the next camp spot
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    #8 Uh oh...
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    #9 Airing up after some beach driving
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    #10 Checkin the surf north of Guererro Negro
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    #11 Hero pic
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    #12 Bout to paddle out at our next stop
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    #13 Carnitas tacos and Tecate! cant beat it!
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    #14 Beauty! Camping on the cliffs with nobody for miles...
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    #15 Playing on the beach
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    #15 Beach mobbin!
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    #16 Cool beach art
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    [FONT=&quot]#17 Little oasis in the Desert[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#18 Stopped by the local firehouse in Mulege[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#19 Looks like their quint is an old rig from a town nearby where I live hah![/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#20 On to the east cape. Bahia Concepcion[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#21 Crystal blue water and 80 degrees [/FONT]J
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    [FONT=&quot]#22 Playa El Requeson, our camp spot for a few days[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#23 Getting settled in[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#24 Palapa[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#25 Chillin![/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#26 Fire and the moonlight beaming off the bay[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#27 Quality hammock time![/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#28 Camp[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#29 My little lady out in the bay[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#30 Getting ready to slay some fishes![/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#31 Stingray![/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#32 Beach pals[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#33 Zora the resident beach dog doing some fishing[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#34 Epic sunrise[/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#35 so beauty![/FONT]
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    [FONT=&quot]#36 Awesome bakery in El Rosario. Killer pan dulce and fresh French bread baguettes.[/FONT]
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    [/FONT]#37 Back to the pacific side. Woke up to some great swell!
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    #38 Getting some
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    #39 Rocky beach crew!
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    #40 Got a little windy here in the afternoons…
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    #41 headed just north and found some empty right pointbreaks
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    #42 woohooo
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    #43
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    #44
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    #45 Sun setting on our trip
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    #46 Gassing up!
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    #47 Headed back into San Diego just in time for some great afternoon swell
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    #48 Dirty Girl, back in the States and ready to head home!
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  2. Dec 9, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    looks like a great vacation!
     
  3. Dec 9, 2012 at 1:01 PM
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    Great pics! Looks like you guys had allot of fun.
     
  4. Dec 9, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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    Awesome pics!
     
  5. Dec 9, 2012 at 1:12 PM
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    Very cool, thanks for sharing!
     
  6. Dec 9, 2012 at 3:20 PM
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    Wow! Thats an awesome trip! Gotta put that on the to do list for someday
     
  7. Dec 9, 2012 at 5:33 PM
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    So sick! Very cool rig. Thanks for sharing. :thumbsup:
     
  8. Dec 9, 2012 at 6:18 PM
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    What brand led bar is that?
     
  9. Dec 9, 2012 at 6:39 PM
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    Thanks guys! ya it was hella fun. definitely going to make this an annual event.

    Its essentially identical to the Morimoto brand, sold on here by TRS, but this one has no logo. Bought it used from a TW member Its a 32 inch. tons of light output. seriously... turns night into day!
     
  10. Dec 9, 2012 at 6:40 PM
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    Those sunset pics are amazing :cool:
     
  11. Dec 9, 2012 at 6:45 PM
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    Ya I thought it looked like a morimoto, I've been trying to find one. Idk if trs still carries them or wat?!?!?!?!?!???!!!???
     
  12. Dec 9, 2012 at 6:52 PM
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    ya im not sure, in fact i just checked their site yesterday to try and hook up a buddy, but i wasnt able to find LED's there. I know they pulled all their group buys off TW. maybe PM andrew from TRS and see whats up... Its a good light bar. I had to open this one up and fix a broken soldering point, but i bought it used, from someone who obviously pushes his truck pretty hard in the desert, so i wasn't too surprised to have to work on it.
     
  13. Dec 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
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    looks like an awesome trip! someday i want to make one like this but for mountain biking
     
  14. Dec 9, 2012 at 7:19 PM
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    Ya I did all that, I found someone else who sells them. I just wanted to buy from TRS, I have their retros. Looks like they won't be getting my business for this too.
     
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    Nice that's pretty rad op
     
  16. Dec 10, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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    Do you have any pics of how you mounted your light bar in ur valence?
     
  17. Dec 17, 2012 at 9:34 PM
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    That looks AWESOME!

    love the license plate holder too:cool:
     
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    Sweet trip, great photos too. Been wanting to take an expo trip soon :drool:
     
  19. Dec 18, 2012 at 6:47 AM
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    Haha thanks. But I'm seriously considering removing it due to the recent events. Might need to swap in a SF Bulls one!!

    Ya! Do it! So much fun, and worth it every time.
     
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