AZ - The Blind Leading The Blind - More PNF Exploration

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  1. Yardstick

    Yardstick Hydrophobic

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    How big is your tank or what kind of range can you get? Slowred almost ran out on the way back. I was surprised to still have quite a bit in my 3.4 gallon tank.
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  2. PacificPT

    PacificPT Been here awhile

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    WoW:clap
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  3. strappyman

    strappyman Been here awhile

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    Nice!!! :clap I've been curious of that Blind Indian Trail. Now I need to go explore it for myself.
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  4. Yardstick

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    I'd suggest Wagoner Trail to Blind Indian Trail. That seems like the best way to get there. We were thinking South to North makes the most sense based on some of the climbs/descents on that thing. Also route finding is a little easier. It's not as well marked as you go north.. Either way it'll be a challenge! Have fun!! :thumb
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  5. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    Awesome RR Yardstick!!:clap

    That was another epic day in the Bradshaws.

    Cherry Creek was fun but the narrow off camber sections were not for the faint of heart. However, I think Yardstick is spot on. I wouldn't want to try going north to south. That big downhill was seriously steep.

    Blind Indian, was more fun but still kicked your a$$. If we didn't have a recent track to follow I'm not sure we would have made the connection to the trail up on that ridge as it did not follow the GPS track and went around the opposite side of the mountain. We owe that rider our thanks. Plus, the guy was a stud or crazy, as it was definitely a solo rider! :eek1

    Drew, we owe you a Sun ride!

    Strappyman, how was Rug Rd?
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  6. strappyman

    strappyman Been here awhile

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    The Rug Road is a really cool ride. There aren't many spots that give you any kind of real break from the rocks. I finally made it all the way to the bottom. We had 3 flats on the day, none were mine.:clap We would have easily made it back to the trucks by 2 if it weren't for tire changes.

    A couple of the road sections have been graded recently.

    I'm sure everyone remembers this section, lots of rocks, loose as crap and off camber, there was a lot of struggling on this one:
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    It now looks like this:

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    The rocks are gone and so are the ruts.

    Other than that, the Rug is still the Rug.
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  7. strappyman

    strappyman Been here awhile

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    Cool, officially on my list.:thumb
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  8. AZ Mark

    AZ Mark Been here awhile

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    I've ridden quite a bit in some of that country... however I was on "Sparky" the Mule at the time. Those trails are tough. :eek1
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  9. refokus

    refokus Just Learning

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    Nice RR Yardstick, as usual. You and Slowred continue to push on exploring the hidden trails in the Bradshaws..............:clap

    When you two describe a "steep" off camber trail that would be difficult to go down, I don't want no part of it............:nah
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  10. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    If I have the big tank on my 250 I can run about 200 to 250 miles. If I ride the Husaberg it would be about what Slow Red got so I would probably pack a few liters to dump in as I go.
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  11. Psycho18th

    Psycho18th Been here awhile

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    Great report! I'd love to tag along with you guys sometime. I love doing that kind of stuff on the 200. 96 miles would definitely over-reach the fuel tank though. Where are you downloading the PNF tracks from? I have the MVUM, but didn't know you could download the routes directly.
    Psycho
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  12. azredline

    azredline Wobbly Adventurer

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    Lots of great pics and patience points for threading your way through to the end. Well done. Thanks for the RR.
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  13. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Awesome!!
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  14. gameyogi

    gameyogi Been here awhile

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    this is my kind of riding, id love to come down from Washington some time and ride with you.
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  15. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    I grew up in Clark County. Amazing riding up there, but you can't beat our year round riding here. Give a shout out if you get down this way.
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  16. trailscouter

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    Thanks for the report! Those pictures all look strangely familiar. :clap
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  17. AlpinaE24

    AlpinaE24 Been here awhile

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    Nice ride
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  18. fuggy

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    good stuff here! Thanks for the pics :clap
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  19. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    Reidy, just what is this Husaberg you speak of??? I didn't know that you got a new bike.
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