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Old 07-11-2013, 12:51 PM   #19891
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day 2 found us riding a short bit of pavment into fruita which is maybe 15 miles west of hanksville on 24 and its a geourgous twisty ride. once in fruita turn into the capitol reef national park. ride that out to the end and pickup sulpher creek trail / spring gulch out towards the lower bowns reservoir. the rest of the time we picked trails that just looked interesting so I wish I could tell you which ones specifically but it was truly whichever way the wind blew.

we eventually started making tracks back later the 2nd night from this area to spend the 2nd night in torrey Utah. torreys a cool little town with plenty of great places to eat, café Diablo at the west end of town was awesome but.......its expensive.

after a chillaxing the night at the best western which is on the south end of town (hot tub and pool) we picked up the great western trail 1 mile outside of torrey. the GWT is great but be prepared for rocks, rocks and more rocks. you can pick up a free map of the trail from the visitors center in torrey. the map shows caution areas of the trail, usally theres work arounds on these sections but , we were men so we rode them and its great just be ready for some clutch work.

we rode the gwt for 30 miles, but then had to peel off just before cathedral valley and pickup the highway to makes tracks towards Layton to be home before dark.

I hope this helps you guys out, I know its not as good as gpx tracks but there's a ton of stuff to explore down there.

ride safe!

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Old 07-11-2013, 05:26 PM   #19892
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day 2 found us riding a short bit of pavment into fruita which is maybe 15 miles west of hanksville on 24 and its a geourgous twisty ride. once in fruita turn into the capitol reef national park. ride that out to the end and pickup sulpher creek trail / spring gulch out towards the lower bowns reservoir. the rest of the time we picked trails that just looked interesting so I wish I could tell you which ones specifically but it was truly whichever way the wind blew.

we eventually started making tracks back later the 2nd night from this area to spend the 2nd night in torrey Utah. torreys a cool little town with plenty of great places to eat, café Diablo at the west end of town was awesome but.......its expensive.

after a chillaxing the night at the best western which is on the south end of town (hot tub and pool) we picked up the great western trail 1 mile outside of torrey. the GWT is great but be prepared for rocks, rocks and more rocks. you can pick up a free map of the trail from the visitors center in torrey. the map shows caution areas of the trail, usally theres work arounds on these sections but , we were men so we rode them and its great just be ready for some clutch work.

we rode the gwt for 30 miles, but then had to peel off just before cathedral valley and pickup the highway to makes tracks towards Layton to be home before dark.

I hope this helps you guys out, I know its not as good as gpx tracks but there's a ton of stuff to explore down there.

ride safe!

Looks like you are on the hook to take us on a guided tour. shame on you for having no GPS tracks
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Old 07-12-2013, 09:49 AM   #19893
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Kevin's route

I mapped Kevin's route with the GWT section. Looks like fun.

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Old 07-12-2013, 10:32 AM   #19894
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A buddy and I returned yesterday from this trip. Did some fishing along the way and he checked a road off his bucket list (Hwy 49 between Coulterville/Mariposa). Had great weather, well until yesterday.

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Old 07-13-2013, 01:48 PM   #19895
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Old 07-14-2013, 05:37 AM   #19896
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Hey all.. I have a nice v strom up for sale here in salt lake. Its in great shape and all set up. Pass along if you know of anyone looking. Thanks

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Old 07-14-2013, 06:10 PM   #19897
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Who was ride'n in the logan/bear lake area today. Saw ya by Johnson's ranch. Sorry I was kinda crowd'n your lane.

We had a nice moose walk up on us at Bug Lake.



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Old 07-14-2013, 06:58 PM   #19898
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The title is lowercase because i'm not going to take the time to describe the twisty bliss to warrant a full RR. If you retrace the route i posted previously see if you notice peg scrapes through the Sequoia's! Here a shot looking down on Big Sur near one of my camps.

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Old 07-15-2013, 09:26 AM   #19899
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Any Utards have a KLX110 they want to sell?
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Old 07-15-2013, 10:21 AM   #19900
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Will a 2002 TTR-125L do?
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Old 07-15-2013, 08:56 PM   #19901
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Possible...are the specs the same on the two bikes?
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Old 07-15-2013, 09:56 PM   #19902
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Possible...are the specs the same on the two bikes?
Phil....a TTR 125 has bigger wheels than a KLX110. If you're going for a KLX, I would go for the newer ones that came with electric start, otherwise I would look for a TTR 110. When Yamaha stopped making the TTR90, they switched it to a TTR110. The Yamaha's have always had electric start and it was great for the little kids.

Pushing the happy button makes for a happy child riding in my experience. The several TTR 90's I owned were the best bikes my boys ever rode.....they beat the crap out of them and they just kept going.
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Old 07-16-2013, 05:19 AM   #19903
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Ok Mike, that helps.

So I need something for little mama to eventually move from the OSET. Electric start is preferred. The specs on the TTR110 look similar to the KLX110. Anyone know if there are important differences between the two?
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Old 07-17-2013, 07:44 PM   #19904
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Fri - Sat Big Bike Dirt

I'm thinking about taking the big bike up to Bear lake about 4 on Fri and working my way south to Strawberry or further depending on how far I get on sat. Camp somewhere along the way. I try to keep a pretty good pace. Let me know if anyone is interested.
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Old 07-18-2013, 06:02 AM   #19905
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I rode the GTL to Utah. I rode a lot of twisty roads. I hooked up with Ryman for some Kokopelli sightings. Now I am riding back to Texas. I am going to ride a lot of twisty roads. RR done.
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