LA FAMILIA: WHO & WHAT WE ARE.

Discussion in 'UTVUnderground's 'La Familia'' started by DUNE DUMMY 29, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    LA FAMILIA STARTED IN 2008 WHEN WE MET @ GLAMIS KOA NORTH FOR A BRADSHAW TRAIL RIDE. THE FOUNDING MEMBERS WERE CISCO KID, JIM DREWIT, CRAIG PRUETT & MYSELF. (OF COURSE OUR LOVELY SPOUSES WHO HELP KEEP IT ALL TOGETHER) WE HAD SO MUCH FUN & ENJOYED EACH OTHERS COMPANY SO MUCH WE DECIDED TO DO IT AS OFTEN AS WE COULD. I SAID WE WERE LA FAMILIA & IT STUCK. WE HAVE BEEN RIDING TOGETHER EVER SINCE. WE STARTED ON PSXS AS OUR HOME SITE. THEY RAN US OFF & JOEY WELCOMED US TO THE UNDERGROUND WITH OPEN ARMS & THIS IS HOME. THE CORE GROUP IS STILL TOGETHER EVEN IF CRAIG IS IN COLORADO. WE PREACH SAFETY, FUN, COMRARDIE & RESPONSIBILTY. HAUL OUT WHAT YOU BRING IN & PICK UP A LITTLE EXTRA . FAMILY FIRST, GOD & AMERICA. YOU CAN SEE AMERICAN FLAGS ON ALL OF OUR VEHICLES. THANKS AGAIN JOEY FOR GIVING US A HOME. EVERYONE WITH ANY KIND OF VEHICLE IS WELCOME. WE WERE THE FIRST TO WELCOME CHINA BUGGIES, JUST ASK GEEK BOY. WE HAVE HAD JEEPS ,TRUCKS & ANY KIND OF OFFROAD VEHICLE YOU CAN IMAGINE. WE LOVE OFFROADING & BEING WITH OUR FRIENDS. WE DO COMMUNITY SERVICE SUCH AS THE ROBERT ROSAS MEMORIAL OFFROAD RIDE. ANYTHING TO ADD CISCO, JIM, PAPA BEAR, BREVEN, CRAIG GEEKWITHABUGGY, CLASS51600, TRANSFORMER & ATC KID HAVE ALL BEEN TOGETHER FOR A WHILE.
    WE WANT EVERYONE TO KNOW YOU ARE ALWAYS WELCOME IN OUR CAMP. JUST SIGN UP FOR A RIDE & COME ON OUT. BE SURE TO BRING AN APPETITE BECAUSE WE ALWAYS ARE EATING.
    WE ALL NEED TO POST PIX OF OUR FAMILIES & SOME OF THE RIDES WE HAVE BEEN ON.
    BRADSHAW TRAILS, TUMCO MINES, ELLIOT MINES, MOUNTAIN SPRINGS GRADE, MECCA CANYON, LITTLE RUBICON, PAINTED GORGE, TRUCKHAVEN, MILLER CANYON, TECATE SUMMIT & TECATE TRAIN TUNNEL.

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  2. Cisco Kid

    Cisco Kid Puro Corazon - UTVUnderground La Famila

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    Love It DD ;-)
     
  3. JoeyD23

    JoeyD23 #utvunderground

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    this is now the official sticky thread for La Familia members to let everyone know who they are and also the official thread to explain to members who La Familia is and how to be a part of this awesome group of off road enthusiasts!

    Also if anyone needs their title to show them as a La Familia member please send me a PM and I will take care of that for you!
     
  4. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    I WOULD LIKE TO ADD THAT FROM NOW ON WE WILL BE RIDING IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN BROTHER JOHN BERRY.
     
  5. Ali Baba

    Ali Baba Active Member

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    How do you get to the Tecate Summit and Tecate Train Trails? I live in Alpine, Ca. I would like to check them out some time soon.
     
  6. dkiewicz

    dkiewicz Space Cadet - UTVUnderground's La Familia

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    Well, since Papa got it started, I guess we all need to step up and introduce ourselves. I'm Dan and the other younger man in the picture below is my son Chris (also 3rd from left in Papa's post above).

    We've been part of the Familia for a short period, but it seems like we've known everyone for a lifetime.


    I rode dirt as a kid in Michigan, and then left for the military and left it behind. When I left the military I moved to Barstow and got my first taste of southwest dirt.


    When Chris turned 13 we bought dirt bikes and started tearing up the desert terrain. His cousin is a SCORE driver and pro quad driver so we had lots of help in what/where to go. After a bad accident, the bikes were given a send off and we were stuck on what to do with a beautiful 32ft toy hauler with nowhere to go, or anything to put in it.
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    Well, the RZR-S just hit the market so I started to work a deal with my accountant (my lovely wife Victoria) and we were now on four wheels with a cage in the desert!


    Our first ride with the gang was summer of 2010 in Miller Canyon, and we were instantly hooked.


    While we've only made a few rides, we look forward to many more. I can't think of a better group of people to spend my recreational time with.


    Dan and Christopher Kiewicz


    2000 GMC K3500
    2008 Ragen XL3205
    2010 Ranger RZR-S (currently stock soon to be caged)

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  7. brevndeb

    brevndeb Your Mom

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    My name is Breven aka(Brevndeb) I am reeds son aka (Papabear). I am 33 years old and have been playing in the dirt since I was 4 weeks old. I love off roading in the great out doors and if I could I would be living in my trailer playing in the dirt every day of my life. I love this sport. I have a lovely wife Debbie and a daughter Ceejay and Maci will be here end of next month. I meet the La Familia out at drop 31 in Mecca and rest was history great group of friends to ride and camp with. I love Off road racing and had the pleasure to work for Curt LeDuc @ Don-A-Vee Motorsports in the Late 90's, I also love Pizza, Guns, Glenn Beck, Rush, La Familia, Country Music, Family God and Country! The pics of Debbie in her Rhino, Debbie Ceejay and I at the Toilet in truckhaven that we set in 07 And CeeJay being a goof ball!
     

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  8. Class51600

    Class51600 Familia 1st - UTVUnderground's La Familia

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    Let me start by saying that some of the best people I have met in my entire live are in this short but sweet story, Love Ya, DD, Compadre, Jaime, Gregorio, etc. One day many years ago, I told my wife hey hun I met some people on the internet and they invited us to come out for a ride. She said to me I hope this is not the last time anyone hears from us, are you sure it’s ok? How can people just invite a family without knowing then and not wanting something from them, etc. Anyway this was our first time up to The Hamptons and we were welcome like family 30 seconds after we met DD and Cisco. Cisco starting kissing everyone just met them and he was kissing them already. It was an amazing experience, as selfish people I have ever met offering you there food and drink and making feel more welcome then even with your own family. Well we have been there ever sense.
    Names: Ernesto II, Toni, Briana, Ernesto III.
    Toys: 2002 Ford F-250 7.3, 2008 Thor Toy Hauler, 2007 Ranger XP.

    The first picture is my contribution to La Familia
    Second is part of La Familia
    Third is my proof that I won the lottery but the motorcycle is got nothing to do with it.
    Fourth singing in one of your rides with Jaime's son Travis
    Fifth the Truk
     

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  9. Class51600

    Class51600 Familia 1st - UTVUnderground's La Familia

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    Six home away from home
    Seven E3 and the toy
    Eight B and the toy
    Ninth JAIME!!!!!!!
     

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  10. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    WE RIDE ALONG THE BORDER FENCE ON BORDER PATROL ROADS. THE TECATE SUMMIT IS A LARGE MOUNTAIN ON THE WEST SIDE OF TECATE. I WAS TOLD YOU CAN RIDE TO THERE FROM THE OTAY MESA. (I NEVER HAVE SO I DON'T KNOW FOR SURE) IF YOU CAN THE VIEW FROM THE TOP OF THE MOUNTAIN IS BREATHTAKING. IF YOU GET TO THAT POINT HEAD TOWARDS TECATE ALONG THE FENCE. WE RAN ABOUT 1,000' ON THE PAVEMENT TO THE EAST SIDE PAST THE ABANDONED TRUCK INSPECTION STATION. MAKE A RIGHT ON THE DIRT ROAD & HEAD TO THE BORDER FENCE. FOLLOW IT TO THE EAST & IT TAKES YOU TO THE TECATE TRAIN TUNNEL. WE ALWAYS COME FROM SACRED ROCKS IN BOULEVARD. WE GET TO BIA 10 TURN WEST ON BIA 15 TO PAST THE RR TRACKS FOLLOW 3 OR 4 DIFFERENT TRAILS TO THE BORDER FENCE. WE VISIT THE ROBERT ROSAS MEMORIAL CROSS & GO THROUGH SMITH CANYON & ANOTHER CANYON UNTIL WE GET BACK ON THE BORDER PATROL ROAD & FOLLOW IT TO THE TUNNEL & TECATE. YOU CAN ALSO GO DOWN THE SHOCKEY TRUCK TRAIL. JUST BEFORE THE POWER LINE TOWERS YOU MAKE A RIGHT & IT WILL GET YOU TO THE BORDER. IF YOU REACH THE POWERLINE YOU ARE TOO FAR. THE ROAD IS ABOUT 400' NORTH. WE WILL BE MAKING THAT TRIP FROM THE GOLDEN ACORN CASINO ON MAY 28TH FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL ROBERT W ROSAS MEMORIAL RIDE. THIS WILL BE MEMORIAL WEEKEND & THE GOLDEN ACORN IS ALLOWING US TO DRY CAMP FOR FREE IN THEIR PARKING LOT.
     
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  11. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    MY NAME IS RONNIE GOLDEN & MY LOVELY WIFE OF 39 YEARS IS JENNE MARIE. WE HAVE BEEN OFFROADING SINCE THE 70S WHEN WE HAD 3 WHEELERS & CAMPED IN THE BACK OF OUR 1975 FORD PICKUP WITH A CAMPER SHELL A FOAM PADDING WE MOVED ON TO QUADS THEN THE RHINO. 4 TRAILERS LATER WE HAVE A 2006 F-250 4X4 SUPERCREW WITH A 2008 40' CL4005 WEEKEND WARRIOR 5ER. MY WIFE & I BOTH RACED 3 WHEELERS IN THE 80S FOR FUD IN DISTRICT 38 & I RAN SOME LOCAL STADIUM RACES. WE THEN WORKED FOR FUD UNTIL HIS UNTIMELY DEATH & HAVE HELPED MDR, M4SX & OTHER OFFROAD RACING PROMOTERS BY RUNNING CHECKPOINTS, ROAD CROSSINGS, BEING ROVERS, BEING CORNER WORKERS, PACE VEHICLE @ PERRIS FOR M4SX & JENNE TOWED OFF BROKEN SIDEXSIDES & TROPHY KARTS & SELLING PIT PASSES WHICH WE ALSO DID FOR LOCAL DIRT TRACK STOCK CAR RACES WHERE I WAS ALSO TRACK ANNOUNCER. WE HAVE ALWAYS BEEN INVOLVED WITH ASA & OTHER ORGINAZATIONS TO KEEP OUR PUBLIC LANDS OPEN. WE STARTED THE ROBERT ROSAS MEMORIAL RIDE FOR THE SLAIN BORDER PATROL AGENT. I PLAYED SOFTBALL UNTIL I WAS 50 & HAVE NEVER BEEN HAPPIER THAN I AM NOW WITH THE RHINO & LA FAMILIA.
    [​IMG]LEADING PACE LAP @ PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY
    [​IMG]LA FAMILIA @ MILLER CANYON RIDE
    [​IMG]1/2 OF OUR FAVORITE COUPLE IN THE WORLD. AFTER SHE BROKE HER ANKLE SHE RODE ALL DAY @ MILLER CANYON.
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    [​IMG]PLASTER CITY DUNAWAY DASH JENNE, RONNIE & EDDIE.
    [​IMG]THE LAST DAY OF LA FAMILIA'S FIRST TRIP TO THE HAMPTONS.
     
  12. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    I FORGOT WE ALSO HAVE SPENT THANKSGIVING @ MAMMOTH WASH.
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    TUMCO MINES RIDE WE CAMPED @ GOLD ROCK
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    [​IMG]GLAMIS RDIE FROM MAMMOTH WASH
    [​IMG]MAMMOTH WASH CAMP
     
  13. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    JENNE & I @ THE BRADSHAW TRAIL WHERE IT ALL BEGAN.
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  14. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    BRADSHAW TRAIL.
    [​IMG]LA FAMILA JACK. (CRAIG'S RHINO)
    [​IMG]JENNE & I WHEN WE WORE HELMETS. (NEED TO BRING BACK THAT HABIT)
    [​IMG]JIM & MELISSA, EDDIE & THE OLD DUNE DUMMY @ PAINTED GORGE
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    [​IMG]TECATE TRAIN TUNNEL. 3 OR 4 TIMES THE TRAIN HAS COME WHILE WE WERE THERE
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  15. brevndeb

    brevndeb Your Mom

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    Great pics DD!
     
  16. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    LA FAMILIA @ TRUCKHAVEN.
    http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj268/DUNEDUMMY29/TRUCKHAVENDEC19TH2009004.jpg[IMG] LOOKING DOWN FROM THE TOILET
    http://i274.photobucket.com/albums/jj268/DUNEDUMMY29/TRUCKHAVENDEC19TH2009003.jpg[/IMG]THE TOILET
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  17. DUNE DUMMY 29

    DUNE DUMMY 29 OG Sticker Man - UTVUnderground La Familia

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    I SCREWED UP ON THE TOILET PIX. LET'S TRY AGAIN.
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  18. ageekwithajeep

    ageekwithajeep UTVUnderground La-Familia

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    well thats a lot of pics and reading :D

    Hi I am Bryce Goslin 17 years old been in the dirt since i can remember I met jim in 2007 at the first annual buggy bash where i didn't even have a running buggy. Met cisco later in 2007 and have been riding with these guys ever since. its no fun riding with anyone else for me. No one waits for you at every turn feeds you every night. morning and afternoon and shows as much love. La familia is my familia i love all you guys

    My toys 2001 excursion diesel 4x4 and 1971 jeepster commando.

    My buggy, that i traded for the jeep
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    And my new toy well sort of...
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  19. JoeyD23

    JoeyD23 #utvunderground

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    Very cool guys! Thanks for sharing!
     
  20. Badbinder77

    Badbinder77 Side X Side Nation

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    Sounds like a great group of people, I sure wish I was closer so I could get in on this.
     

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