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Old 09-24-2012, 09:14 AM   #18736
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Hi all, I'm about to commit some motorcycle abuse with my wife. We are going to ride my KTM 950SE 2 up from Hanksville UT, to Springdale UT.

Thanks!!

No gps?

You may want to hit Notom Rd from just west of hanky to the Burr Trail to boulder, Hell's backbone Rd to Escalante, then Smoky Mtn Rd. to Big Water, then slab or something through Kanab (likely awesome dirt though) over to Zions...

2 up Smoky Mtn Rd would be a bit of a rodeo in places...
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Old 09-24-2012, 02:53 PM   #18737
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Hey thanks for the advice!!
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:18 AM   #18738
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Hi all, I'm about to commit some motorcycle abuse with my wife. We are going to ride my KTM 950SE 2 up from Hanksville UT, to Springdale UT.

We are going to put my bike in the back of my truck and drive from Denver to Hanksville leave the truck in Hanksville and ride to Springdale. for a wedding. This is Oct 3rd through the 7th.
So I have 2 questions.
1)Does anyone know where a good place to leave my truck is in Hanksville? (We will arrive 7am Thur Oct 4th.)
Fri Oct 5th the wife is getting massage, pedicure, and what ever else in Springdale.
2) Recommendation for a good day ride out of Springdale, UT 1up on a 950SE with no GPS? (Hopefully getting sufficiently dirty)
Thanks!!
I hope your wife has a ass of steel or lots of cushion because the SE "passenger" seat has about 1/2 inch of padding.
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:49 AM   #18739
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I hope your wife has a ass of steel or lots of cushion because the SE "passenger" seat has about 1/2 inch of padding.
Did someone say Airhawk?

Nicely put Frog. You either just called his wife a hard ass or a fat ass.

BTW which is it?
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Old 09-25-2012, 05:17 PM   #18740
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Let's keep things in perspective...

If I can take this

and her

and ride over this

while she doin this

the whole way...
Surley it isn't too much to take her

on this

though this

for 6-8 hours through some of the most beautiful scenery this country has to offer!

Your concern for my wife is heartfelt, but frankly I was much more concerned with the misuse of my motorcycle.
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Old 09-25-2012, 05:37 PM   #18741
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Your concern for my wife is heartfelt, but frankly I was much more concerned with the misuse of my motorcycle.
Pluric is a prankster. Get used to it if you're going to post in this thread.
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:25 PM   #18742
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If I can take this

and her

and ride over this

while she doin this

the whole way...
Surley it isn't too much to take her

on this

though this

for 6-8 hours through some of the most beautiful scenery this country has to offer!

Your concern for my wife is heartfelt, but frankly I was much more concerned with the misuse of my motorcycle.
No need to be so sensitive. Pluric could never satisfy her.
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Old 09-25-2012, 06:29 PM   #18743
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If I can take this

and her

and ride over this

while she doin this

the whole way...
Surley it isn't too much to take her

on this

though this

for 6-8 hours through some of the most beautiful scenery this country has to offer!

Your concern for my wife is heartfelt, but frankly I was much more concerned with the misuse of my motorcycle.
Ass of steel has been verified. You have permission to proceed... .
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:21 PM   #18744
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If I can take this

and her

and ride over this

while she doin this

the whole way...
Surley it isn't too much to take her

on this

though this

for 6-8 hours through some of the most beautiful scenery this country has to offer!

Your concern for my wife is heartfelt, but frankly I was much more concerned with the misuse of my motorcycle.
Your logic is sound, you have been heard, please enjoy both your wife and the ride.......


And be sure to post an exquisite ride report with lots more of these types of pics......
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:00 PM   #18745
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Obviously your skin isn't near as thick as the skin on your wife's rear.
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Old 09-25-2012, 08:47 PM   #18746
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Obviously your skin isn't near as thick as the skin on your wife's rear.
Well said. I was just having a little fun
still feeling this whole forum thing out, might have been just a bit out of hand in response
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:14 PM   #18747
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Well said. I was just having a little fun
still feeling this whole forum thing out, might have been just a bit out of hand in response
Just buy a freaking GPS and we'll let this slide.
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Old 09-25-2012, 09:55 PM   #18748
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Pluric is a prankster. Get used to it if you're going to post in this thread.
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No need to be so sensitive. Pluric could never satisfy her.
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Obviously your skin isn't near as thick as the skin on your wife's rear.
How did I get drug into this? Simply by suggesting an Airhawk seat for that KTM board.

ESO59MTK looks like the last thing you need is ass advice. I suck at ride advice so
listen to Trackhead and GISKev they are trail savants.
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Old 09-26-2012, 06:27 AM   #18749
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Well said. I was just having a little fun
still feeling this whole forum thing out, might have been just a bit out of hand in response
When playing with this group, it's best to leave your feelings (and your wives) at home...yes I said wives...they are Utards after all.

If you get a GPS, I have a track you may be interested in that will take you from Hanksville to Boulder with some awesome scenery (pronounced ski-ner-ee, here).
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:11 AM   #18750
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Obviously your skin isn't near as thick as the skin on your wife's rear.
If Pluric had said that, it would not have been nearly as funny. But coming from you, who is usually pretty reserved, it's fucking hilarious.
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