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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-15-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,509
Posted By Slowred
I'm in that weekend. Calendar cleared. LMK...

I'm in that weekend. Calendar cleared.

LMK how I can help, Drew.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-14-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,509
Posted By Slowred
I remember that as the first time I met Don. We...

I remember that as the first time I met Don. We were hauling the mail down the wash and found Don sitting on a rock tuckered from trying to get his XR started. I asked if he needed anything and he...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By Slowred
From the end of Cherry Creek Trail it's a short...

From the end of Cherry Creek Trail it's a short hop to Wagner Tr. This one sees a touch more use. Here is a cool series of steps in a narrow waterfall. I kept looking around to make sure I was on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By Slowred
Here are my pics. The wash through Castle...

Here are my pics.

The wash through Castle Hot Springs Rd still had water flowing.
http://i1245.photobucket.com/albums/gg589/slowred/Cherry%20Creek%20%20Wagner%20Trails/IMG_5129_zps6be0203f.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-14-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,207
Posted By Slowred
Excellent RR, Yardstick! That was an epic day...

Excellent RR, Yardstick! That was an epic day of riding.

I haven't even taken my camera out of my bag to look at the pics I have. I'll get them up ASAP.
Cherry Creek trail was amazingly hard...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-10-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,509
Posted By Slowred
RIP Don We lost one of the truly good guys. ...

RIP Don

We lost one of the truly good guys.

I'm in for any ride to honor Don. I'm not a fabricator, but perhaps we could make and plant a memorial in his honor out by the COs.

Sad day.....
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By Slowred
We knew we were very close, via our GPS's. But...

We knew we were very close, via our GPS's. But the river was running fast and looked deep. We figured that we would have had to cross it multiple times. The trail out was great fun and challenging....
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,580
Posted By Slowred
Great ride and RR Yardstick! I was gong to try...

Great ride and RR Yardstick! I was gong to try and get some pics up but I think you captured all the good stuff. Beautiful day in the PNF!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-22-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 9,050
Posted By Slowred
Yardstick found an awesome "BB friendly, back by...

Yardstick found an awesome "BB friendly, back by noon, bonus loop" last pre ride. :D

http://i369.photobucket.com/albums/oo132/Yardst1ck/Rides/130323_CokeOvens/CokeOvens_26.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-14-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 844
Posted By Slowred
Great RR Nightstalker! It was a fun day and...

Great RR Nightstalker! It was a fun day and interesting to see how these productions work.

I shot a couple of pics.

Nightstalker and Yardstick McGyver'ing a fix for NS's leaking carb....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-11-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4,724
Views: 256,219
Posted By Slowred
Heal quickly EZ! I hope you didn't have to...

Heal quickly EZ!

I hope you didn't have to ride out alone, with all that damage. :eek1
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,337
Posted By Slowred
Great RR!

Great RR!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
You have not seen Roger Razr drive one. He...

You have not seen Roger Razr drive one. He tackles technical stuff with ease, blowing past jeeps in the process. Dude can moto in that RAZR! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
Good! We need someone who's got Big Bike skills...

Good! We need someone who's got Big Bike skills to get that thing out of there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
Thanks for the info. He's lucky to be alive. I'll...

Thanks for the info. He's lucky to be alive. I'll check with TC today about the clutch lever. If so we could grab one on the way there. Thinking about it, I don't believe we could get a standard 4x4...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-26-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
I don't think any of us sat on the bike. TC...

I don't think any of us sat on the bike. TC started it, so he would have pulled the clutch lever. He said it appeared rideable to him. I can ask him tomorrow.

I would really like to hear the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,590
Posted By Slowred
Uh...technically speaking, it takes a much...

Uh...technically speaking, it takes a much greater impact to break your scapula. Ask me how I know...:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
Sorry Dos. I did my best to get the RR up before...

Sorry Dos. I did my best to get the RR up before you guys left. I was really concerned that someone was going to hit one of those washed out sections at speed in the dark. I'm glad no one got eaten...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-24-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,590
Posted By Slowred
Being the resident "expert" in breaking collar...

Being the resident "expert" in breaking collar bones, I can definitively say that Dusty is one tough dude! I, on the other hand, being the "big girly blouse" that I am, needed 4 wheel rescues.:D

...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-23-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,590
Posted By Slowred
Drew, I posted a RR on day tripping if you want...

Drew, I posted a RR on day tripping if you want an idea of what to expect. As Brad says please be careful of the washouts. The worst erosion sections were the 5 miles after the CK Rock turnoff. Lots...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
We decided to go back through Ryland Creek. We...

We decided to go back through Ryland Creek. We had stopped for a break and a Sheriff SAR officer stopped to say he was checking on an abandoned motorcycle near the creek. Since we were headed tat way...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
Those who know the back way route will recognize...

Those who know the back way route will recognize this hill climb section. Here Refokus got off line and had to adjust....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,231
Posted By Slowred
AZ Back Way To CK

Some fellow ADVer's were planning a night ride from Lake Pleasant to Crown King. Those of us lacking the requisite lighting, and basically afraid of the dark, decided to pre-ride the route for them...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By Slowred
AZ Back Way To CK

Some fellow ADVer's were planning a night ride from Lake Pleasant to Crown King. Those of us lacking the requisite lighting, and basically afraid of the dark, decided to pre-ride the route for them...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-20-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,866
Posted By Slowred
Sounds like you guys had a great ride, despite a...

Sounds like you guys had a great ride, despite a little Red on Orange, violent crime wave! :lol3 Can't we all just get along?

Glad you are OK, Tom.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-18-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,590
Posted By Slowred
Wagner Trail in the dark!!!!! :eek1:eek1:eek1 ...

Wagner Trail in the dark!!!!! :eek1:eek1:eek1

To paraphrase a past Cyberdos'ism, "Youse guys are nucking futz"

Is it too late for an intervention? :huh
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,537
Posted By Slowred
Great RR NS!:clap Sorry I missed out. ...

Great RR NS!:clap

Sorry I missed out.

Excellent new ink there. That red tat looks almost like real blood! :D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,123
Posted By Slowred
Great RR Dos! Your line about hiking was a...

Great RR Dos! Your line about hiking was a classic. Damn near spilled my beer when I read it. :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,999
Posted By Slowred
Great ride boys! Thx for taking us along.:clap

Great ride boys! Thx for taking us along.:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,448
Posted By Slowred
Awesome ride and RR, Nightstalker! Glad I could...

Awesome ride and RR, Nightstalker! Glad I could drag you away from all that studying.

Weekday, playing hooky rides are the best. :D
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-24-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Slowred
Great RR, Tom! But, darn it, I was sort of...

Great RR, Tom!

But, darn it, I was sort of hoping to have another chance to get a weekday ride in and have another picnic where you bring some of your wife's homemade cookies! :D

Is that your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-22-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,101
Posted By Slowred
Great RR! Thx for taking us along. :clap

Great RR!

Thx for taking us along. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-15-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 702
Posted By Slowred
"Here's the forbidden one just after forcing 22...

"Here's the forbidden one just after forcing 22 psi of air into the new trials tire."

Holy oversteer batman!:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By Slowred
Talking I find that even in loose rock the trials tire...

I find that even in loose rock the trials tire will grip better than a knobby. Thats provided that you are running appropriate pressures, ie 3-6 psi. Knobbies are quick to dig, whereas a trials tires...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,581
Posted By Slowred
Great Video! :clap Sorry I missed out...:cry

Great Video! :clap

Sorry I missed out...:cry
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,872
Posted By Slowred
Nice RR! The vid of you on the 1190...

Nice RR!

The vid of you on the 1190 @Slickrock was awesome! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-02-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,924
Posted By Slowred
Nice MefADV! What do you think that...

Nice MefADV!

What do you think that structure that looks like a very tall shed at the mining site was used for? Looks built to withstand a lot of weight.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,422
Posted By Slowred
Nice RR! :clap Looks like you guys had fun.

Nice RR! :clap

Looks like you guys had fun.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-29-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,013
Posted By Slowred
Plus 2! Dillon is a great guy and runs an...

Plus 2! Dillon is a great guy and runs an independent shop relying on excellent service. He rides both Adventures and GS's. He'll take good care of you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-22-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 20,924
Posted By Slowred
Great pics Mefadv! :clap Fun stuff out that...

Great pics Mefadv! :clap

Fun stuff out that way. Thanks for sharing.
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