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Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
After Chloride, NM

I rode all the way to Hobbs, NM and stayed the night in a Day's Inn. Got in around 10:30pm, slept until 430am and then got up and had a express breakfast (coffee and a Metrx bar) I wanted to beat...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Next up: Chloride, NM Ghost Town

I am obsessed with ghost towns.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Loco Mountain Road

What they meant by road surfacing was gravel. After the gravel disappeared it turned into a blood letting for my GS. I wish I could have gotten more photos of the crazy terrain, all I can say is go...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Snow Lake, NM

From Negrolito, I figured I might as well try the fishing at Snow Lake. It sounded majestic to me. I am originally from Billings, MT so I had visions of glacier fed, crystal clear waters. Nope. I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 5 and 6-Head home

Due to storms in west Texas, I decided to prolong my stay and explore the back country a little bit with the hope that the bad weather would push east. I decided to ride to the Negrolito Firebase...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Mongollon, NM

Old General Store.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:36 PM
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Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
The town is closed for 2014. There is normally a...

The town is closed for 2014. There is normally a motel, eatery, and museum here.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Mongollon, NM

Road Damage.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Mongollon, NM

The road going down into Mongollon got washed out in the flood. Most cars can't make it...But R1200GS's have no problem :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Hwy 159....no mistakes here.

Hwy 159....no mistakes here.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Mongollon Road Hwy 159

Mongollon Road Hwy 159
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Next was the actual road to Mongollon which was...

Next was the actual road to Mongollon which was freaking insane. It was basically a single lane road that had two way traffic. Luckily the town was basically shut down due to the flooding from last...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 4-R & R was short lived

I got bored fishing, so I decided to go check out Mongollon, NM. It wasn't too far from my place so off I went. I started off with Hwy 174 out of Glenwood. It was an uphill gravel road that was...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Caught 3 of these beauties on a white #10 wooly...

Caught 3 of these beauties on a white #10 wooly bugger. Yeah, they are stockers, but hey what the hell.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
More R & R

Since the Hike didn't pan out, I fished the local Glenwood pond for trout.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Forgot to add this on the way to Tombstone

Hwy 78 that goes from hwy 180 in New Mexico to Hwy 191 in Arizona is one scenic SOB.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 4-Some much needed R & R

I decided to go up and hike the Catwalk Trail. Wasn't much of a hike due to the flash flooding that occurred on 9/10/13--more on this later. It was a real let down because the trail is supposed to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
I underestimated the Coronado and the amount of...

I underestimated the Coronado and the amount of time I had left. I found myself wondering if I would make it back to Glenwood before dark. All I could think about was T-boning one of the many deer...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
The Coronado Scenic Byway

Damn, what a road. I think it might contest The Tail of the Dragon out in Tennessee. 460 curves over 123 miles. Insane it was. I saw four cars the whole time, also. If it wasn't for the cold...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
One more of the Pit. Kind of an eyesore but...

One more of the Pit. Kind of an eyesore but still fascinates me.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
The Pit

The Pit
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Morenci, AZ

Home of one of the largest if not the largest Copper Mining Pit in the world. You actually ride through the pit to get to the Coronado Scenic Byway
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Clifton, AZ

This is a cool little town with a lot of mining history. Their historic downtown looks foreign compared to other towns.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Back to my dirt road and onward to Clifton and...

Back to my dirt road and onward to Clifton and Morenci, AZ
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Tombstones cont'd

Tombstones cont'd
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
More

More
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Tombstones

Tombstones
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Tombstone, AZ

Boot Hill Cemetery
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 3 Head to Tombstone, AZ

I took the highway for awhile and then down around Pearce, AZ, I found a dirt road (sand road) and decided to take that over to Tombstone.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 2 Planning for some serious riding on Day 3

I really bit off more than I could chew with this idea: Ride down to Tombstone from Glenwood and then turn around and ride the Coronado Byway to Alpine and then back to Glenwood.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 2-Evening

Got in around 5pm and I chose to stay in a little "cabin" off of 180 in Glenwood. I stayed at the Double T Homestead. The lady that owned the place was really nice and helpful. The town is nice,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
Day 2-Ride from Lubbock to Glenwood NM

I left around 8am after too much coffee and some oatmeal. The wind really sucked or shall I say blew. I took Hwy 380 through Roswell and then continued onto to Socorro. From there the ride started...
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 870
Posted By outdoorguy
NM & AZ Frontier Exploration

Just got back from a solo 6 day trip that included a bit of everything from hiking, fishing, and of course riding. Lots of gravel roads, a side trip down to Tombstone, AZ, and the super twisty (I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 185,130
Posted By outdoorguy
Dude, you are one badass mofo. Sometimes you...

Dude, you are one badass mofo. Sometimes you just gotta say what the fuck.
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 2,026
Views: 269,159
Posted By outdoorguy
Great post man! It's takes balls to post...

Great post man! It's takes balls to post something like that, you must carry yours around in a wheel barrow!
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,585
Posted By outdoorguy
Awesome trip! How'd you like the humidity in...

Awesome trip! How'd you like the humidity in Louisiana?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By outdoorguy
Good question. I experience the same problems.

Good question. I experience the same problems.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By outdoorguy
That is another brutal location for wind. IH-10...

That is another brutal location for wind. IH-10 from Junction to Ozona for me was insane. 18 wheelers going buy made it comical.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,923
Posted By outdoorguy
Wind

Well, I've been out riding the hell out of my GS and loving it. Just got back from a 815 mile 2 day trip, today. I was heading home from the Wichita Mountains in South Oklahoma (wind swept) when I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-05-2012, 05:05 AM
Replies: 538
Views: 31,488
Posted By outdoorguy
I live in Keller, ride a '09 GS and am looking...

I live in Keller, ride a '09 GS and am looking for some others to ride with. My weekends are usually wide open for any hair brained adventures.
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