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  1. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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    Gonna do two days there in late March. Staying in little Italy (or is there somewhere better?) Looking for rides and things to do. Gonna do the Zoo one day...any must go eats?
     

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  2. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    Discovered by the Germans in 1904, they named it San Diego, which of course in German means a whale's vagina.
     
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  3. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    My buddy Justin lost his mind in San Diego. He abandoned his job, car and home. Currently living on the streets. Only known to be alive because he occasionally gets picked up by the police. If you see him please report back on his condition and location. His family is desperate to find him. You can discuss his interesting ideas on physics.

    http://electromass.com
     
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    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    and evening of food and drink in the Gas Lamp quarter is worth it
     
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    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    Been there many times. My brother lived a block from Imperial Beach for a while. I used to fly into Montgomery Field fairly often and once or twice Gillespie.
     
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    Scrub Turbo Monkey

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    My truck got towed in San Diego, pretty expensive....back in 1991

    Also, you can visit the new self proclaimed national monument- Trump Wall prototypes. :banghead:
     
  7. junkyard

    junkyard You might feel a little prick.

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    Little Italy is good, unless you wanted to be closer to the beach. Balboa park near the zoo is cool to walk around, the fleet science museum is rad for kids. Ocean beach is close enough and is a hippy like beach community. Take the ferry across the bay to the hotel del Coronado and the beach there for brunch. La Jolla is the upper class beach town near by with great food of all kinds. Also Torrey pines. There are a couple of speak easys in little Italy, but you can just google them to find them, so only sorta hidden. That’s way to hip for me. Downtown I really like a place called “crab hut” if you like crab. There’s also Tijuana which could be a fun walking trip in the day. I don’t take people on Tijuana shuffle trips anymore so don’t ask, you need your passport. There isn’t too much good riding near downtown. As far as im concerned the only good riding is an hour or more east. Let me know if you need anything. Tacos don’t forget tacos, old town is a ok place to see a haunted house and eat tacos.
     
  8. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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  9. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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    I want to leave the kiddo at a hotel and ride Noble Canyon. Is that really an hour east?
     
  10. junkyard

    junkyard You might feel a little prick.

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    Ya it’s at least an hour. I ride mt. laguna (which connects to noble canyon) almost every weekend. Haven’t the last month because of being sick and rain/snow. There’s a lot to ride up there and it’s the best we got. Noble is usually a shuttle for most, me included. I could be easily convinced to ride noble or just give you a ride up the hill.
     
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    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    Also, you can drive to Coronado up the peninsula and yell to the Navy SEALS practicing on the beach that they are not putting out enough effort, from the safety of your car.
     
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    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    Back in the day Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, and his friends Chula and Vista were hanging out on the beach with the Indians. They got hungry after getting baked and drinking beers on the beach all day. Well Francisco and the boys were sick of Tacos because that is all the Indians ate. So they invented Inn and Out Burger and hired the Indians to run it so they could keep their Conquistador Jobs.
     
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    Jm_ Turbo Monkey

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    How did they get over the wall?
     
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    jdcamb Tool Time!

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    The Indians built tunnels. Once they invented drones they just flew the drugs over.... We seem to forget how crafty the Indians were.
     
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    Montana rider Monkey

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    If you decide to do Legoland or anotherPark, we bought these go cards which are a good deal...

    https://www.costco.com/2-Day-Go-San-Diego-eCard.product.100291475.html

    Top Attractions:
    • San Diego Zoo Safari Park (also includes skip the ticket line at front gate)
    • San Diego Zoo (also includes skip the ticket line at front gate)
    • LEGOLAND® California
    • Knott's Berry Farm
    • Knott's Soak City
    • Natural History Museum
    • Midway Aircraft Carrier Museum
    • Air and Space Museum
    • Fleet Science Center
    • Belmont Park
    • Kayak, Bike, or Snorkel in La Jolla
     
  16. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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    Are you an early riser?
    Would you be up for a dawn patrol Noble ride while kiddo sleeps in?
     
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    junkyard You might feel a little prick.

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    Sure, it might be a bit cold. When are you heading down here? There is also carrizo gorge, basically flat but tunnels and bridges.
     
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    Thank you Westy, it's good that you're still looking out for your mate ChunkyMunky.... Everyone needs that one mate that sticks with them past the bitter end.
     
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    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    The Mission(s) are cool if you want a bit of CA history/some quiet time.
    :rolleyes:
     
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    Lots of tunnels near the border...
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    Not until late March.
     
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    KenW449 Thanos did nothing wrong

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    La Jolla is pretty cool. You can see some Sea turtles/ Sea lions and other cool thing snorkeling out there. Never rode out there though. When i go for work, we usually go to McP's Irish Pub and Grill. There is a Gelato place right down the street from there that is really good. Bluewater boathouse has some decent food, but i was disappointed in the Maryland style crab cakes being from Maryland. Still used bluecrab, but they used some weird sauce to cover it and garnished it. The sauce wasn't bad but Maryland doesn't use any sauce for crabcakes and it detracts from the crabmeat. Plus, they didn't use lump meat, which makes for a good hardy bite. Weather is nice during the summer.
     
  23. junkyard

    junkyard You might feel a little prick.

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    Cool, pm me a hard date when you know and I’ll put it on my calendar. It’ll be upper 30’s lower 40’s up in the mountains at dawn. Which is cold for around here.
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    Sounds great, I look forwards to riding with you.
     
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    kazlx Patches O'Houlihan

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    rockofullr confused

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    La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Underwater Park are definitely cool places to take kids out snorkeling. You can rent everything you need near by or even go on a guided outing.
     
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    KenW449 Thanos did nothing wrong

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    Haven't seen that one
     
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    You're not allowed to club the seals there. Its not Quebec... Thats like whole other country....
     
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    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    My old old stomping grounds, though I have to say, I never shuttled Noble! The loop is a beast but I enjoy climbing.
     
  30. rideit

    rideit Bob the Builder

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    I would definitely want to do the loop if I had time, but I probably need to be back in old San Diego around 12:00.