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Old 01-20-2002, 11:55 AM
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Malibu Canyon Drive - Post Event

Great drive on a beautiful day.

It was about 60 degrees outside and perfectly clear. The only thing in our way on the road were some guys on bikes (the non-powered type).

Ten BMW's made the event. Nine E46's, and one E36 M3.

We staged at McDonalds...



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Old 01-20-2002, 04:10 PM
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The final section James took the remainder of us on through old Mullholland and out to PCH on the Ventura County side was brutal!

Roads were narrower, twistier, steeper, dirtier, and rougher on the tires. But man was it fun!

I'll happily do it again. :thumb:
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Talking woohoo!

Great event! Great weather and new routes! Anyone got more pictures?

Here's the link to Emission's pic:


Highlights of the day:

1) Understeering forced me into opposite lane when negotiating a corner. Right in front of me: an on-coming red truck, at about 5-car length. Kaz witnessed it. Closed shave.

2) According to Sergio, a guy in Van cursed him and Kevin, probably all of us for "speeding"?

3) Tons of cyclists. Probably cursing us too.

4) Saw two Sheriffs with their SUV at one of the residence. They fixed their eyes on the convoy.

5) Over90 and other guy in M3 were rather behind. But hope you guys had some fun!

6) Newly paved road on Piuma (first curvy section of the drive) is a blast!

7) On the way back on PCH, Kaz and I saw a M1.

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Old 01-20-2002, 05:44 PM
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Here are some of my pics... that was fun!:thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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Re: Malibu Canyon Drive - Post Event

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Great drive on a beautiful day.

It was about 60 degrees outside and perfectly clear. The only thing in our way on the road were some guys on bikes (the non-powered type).

Ten BMW's made the event. Nine E46's, and one E36 M3.

We staged at McDonalds...



http://community.webshots.com/storag...bYsuxBM_ph.jpg

Vince, can't see the pics
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Over90: thanks for making the trip up here from OC. You guys have been a great sport! Also, we were hanging out at Neptune's Net (place before PCH) and saw you and that M3 (popo?). Shouted at you guys..but I guess the PCH scenery was more enticing!

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Alex325i: You've got to keep reloading. Emission's web server isn't cooperating very well... You wished you were here with us driving aye?
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dumb me... were they in an SUV??

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I'll definitely be down for the next drive... once I take delivery and have a chance to take a few practice runs on Decker Canyon Rd.


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dumb me... were they in an SUV??

Yup... after the 2nd stop (when you guys waited), popo pulled within sight & stayed with us until we got lost! So we just pulled over & took some pictures of our cars and waited for him to pass us...
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IndyMike: California Dreaming it sure is!

Plaz330i: Be sure to let me know once you get you car. I'd suggest you drive around first to break into 1200miles, before attempting the Malibu Canyons. Tons of gradients where you need to rev up high! :thumb: Also, if you join us next time, you will officially be the first model year 2002 E46. Since I organized this Southland event last August, we never really seen any 2002 E46.
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Old 01-20-2002, 06:09 PM
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Plaz330i: Be sure to let me know once you get you car. I'd suggest you drive around first to break into 1200miles, before attempting the Malibu Canyons. Tons of gradients where you need to rev up high! :thumb: Also, if you join us next time, you will officially be the first model year 2002 E46. Since I organized this Southland event last August, we never really seen any 2002 E46.
Oh, you'll know... I'll be all over the boards between drives.

I'm actually planning on taking a leisurely drive on Mulholland Hwy. on my way home from Cutter on pickup day... PCH to 101... ya think it will be too tempting? Certainly not impossible to keep under 4500 with the 330's torque, is it?

I'll be honored to be the first '02 E46 in the pack. The events seem far enough removed from each other, though, that 1200 prior to the next event shouldn't be too difficult. Especially considering the amount of driving I foresee in the first few weeks with my new baby!
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Alex325i:... You wished you were here with us driving aye?
You bet Vince! :thumb: Looks like you guys had a GREAT time...
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HAHA! I made a video :P

This is the FIRST time I've ever done anything close to this, not much action.. but uhh.. if you want, heres a tiny little clip :P

http://www.inaux.com/car/malibu/intro.mpg

PS: I, and both my friends, had a BLAST Thanks everyone for a great time. We'll have to do it again. Good seeing you again too Kit, sucks about the cops at the end we were wondering where the hell you guys went :P
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I can't believe you threw together a video already!!!:thumb: Did you get good shots of us from behind?

BTW - You can see those pissed off bicyclists on the left when we turned! lol

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I HAD some good scenes of us but the first 18 minutes of the fuggen tape are jacked =\ And Josh screwed up all the still pics heh, he forgot to put it into memory, so all I have is a huge mass of like 80 mins of all our driving that I might go through and put something together with~ :P
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Dude we pissed so many bicyclists off I don't even wanna think about it rofl, seriously probably 75 people at least
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Inaux, glad that youe had fun! Next time, have to enforce that we have the Motorola talk-abouts. The lanes get narrower and can be dangerous for the cyclists and us.

Btw, great video! Wished you had a clip of my ride... never seen the Alpina wheels in motion before...
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Plaz: Alrighty! Btw, what's the ETA of your car? Also, drop me a note if you decide to do the self-wash on Santa Monica. I washed mine almost one other Sunday.

Alex325i: One of these days, we could do a live webcast. And you folks on the East coast will be riding with us then!
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Oh btw, did anyone see the Z8? Right after most the people left, zipped by us on the other side of the road heading towards PCH, *drool* First I've ever seen on the road. I also saw 7 Ferraris total today
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Plaz: Alrighty! Btw, what's the ETA of your car? Also, drop me a note if you decide to do the self-wash on Santa Monica.
The ship docks at Port Hueneme on 2/11, so I'm thinking I'll be able to pick her up on the 14th or 15th.

I'm guessing by the second weekend in March I should have 1200 miles. Maybe earlier.

I'll let you know if I decide to go do the SM wash thing... I think I'll give Handy J in Culver City a shot first though... they're supposedly quite good... I'll have to judge for myself.
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HAHA! I made a video :P

This is the FIRST time I've ever done anything close to this, not much action.. but uhh.. if you want, heres a tiny little clip :P

http://www.inaux.com/car/malibu/intro.mpg

PS: I, and both my friends, had a BLAST Thanks everyone for a great time. We'll have to do it again. Good seeing you again too Kit, sucks about the cops at the end we were wondering where the hell you guys went :P
Hey Inaux,

Great video! Can't wait to see part II... :thumb:
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