Cochise County AZ Ride Coordination

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by claycraig, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. Twentyniner

    Twentyniner Been here awhile

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    Hey Claycraig, if you guys pop out on Davis road off the gasline road, I'd reccomend going east on Davis for a couple of miles and taking High Lonesome road south to Double Abdobe/Hwy 80.
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  2. claycraig

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    An overnight camping ride sounds fun next weekend. Next Fri or Sat works for me. I liked the route gulpy gulch laid out. I am in.

    See you guys this Sat morning 0930 at the Fry Gas Cityfor the ride to Tombstone.


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  3. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    Merry Christmas all.

    Okay, who is in for the Ride on Saturday?

    I'm in.
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  4. claycraig

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    I am in.
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  5. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    See you in the morning at GC between 9:30 and 10:00. I PMed you my cell.
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  6. lightfighter

    lightfighter where does this go?

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    i may be back in rob... probly so, actually. K has to work.
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  7. claycraig

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    Many thanks to AZ-Twin, Lightfighter, and Twentyniner for a fun ride today. The rest of you missed out. However we cut the ride short after I sprang an oil leak. I was looking forward to exploring High Lonesome Road, maybe next time.

    When I got home I found a hairline crack on the crankcase but I should be able to repair it with some high temp gasket maker.

    Below is a link to the route we took today..........................

    http://connect.garmin.com/activity/21035508

    I am still in for next weekends campout ride. Twentyniner said he could check with the ranger station to see if Onion Saddle is open. If anyone doesn't want to camp they can always break off along the way or leave early from the campsite.
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  8. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    Nice to meet you, It was a good ride, bummer about the cracked case. There were some pretty rough spots though.

    The camp out next week sounds fun, freaking cold, but fun. Standing by for more info!

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    a few pics from today

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  9. claycraig

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    I found the leak and put some high speed (redneck) gasket sealer on it. I am letting it set overnight before I refill the crankcase with oil because I have another ride with a friend on an atv in the morning (sunday 27 Dec). We shall see, it worked on a previous leak.

    If you see a DR650 blowing oil and a Honda Rancher atv on the border roads south of Coronado going toward Nogales around 1100 a.m. that will be us. All are welcome to join but it will be a slow and easy ride with the atv.

    Looking forward to details to emerge for next weekends campout ride toward (and possibly over) the Chiricahuas.
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  10. lightfighter

    lightfighter where does this go?

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    good to meet ya clay... good luck on the case, but twin picked up a luggage rack in my 'misc crap to giet rid of' pile and said what the heck is this?... it is a tail rack for a DR, long sold. want it?
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  11. claycraig

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    Definitely, a rack is on my list of things to get. I will buy it from you. Just let me know when you are free and I will come pick it up. We all need to ride again soon.


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  12. lightfighter

    lightfighter where does this go?

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    you can have it... i have a small gas tank and need good kharma. i'll pm u my cell.
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  13. rawdog

    rawdog Been here awhile

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    When you said you fixed a case crack with gasket sealer, I thought you had a KLR, until I saw the pics...

    Camping next weekend sounds COLD, but fun.
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  14. Twentyniner

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    Camping Ride: Here's my idea so far. :deal

    Meet at the Bisbee Breakfast Club at 8:00 A.M. on the 1st for a pre-ride breakfast. We will then take the Border Road to Douglas, top off with fuel and head east on Geronimo Trail Road(easy gravel), then loop back through Animas to Portal. Those that want to do pavement only can just take Hwy 80 to Portal and meet us there. We can then find a good campsite low on the mountain close to Portal and set up camp. It'll still be cold, but we won't be camping in the snow. Those of us with knobbies or less common sense can then go up the mountain to play in the mud and snow for a while. If Onion Saddle is passable we can return that way in the morning, or alternately take Rucker Canyon to Leslie Canyon back to Douglas.

    Thoughts?
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  15. rawdog

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    I'm stupid enough to agree to this.
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  16. Mark G

    Mark G Sacrificial Anode

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    Hi all - I'm thinking about this. I have a new (to me) KLX250, and I haven't really ridden dirt since about 1973 (you do the math). Do you have a take on what the distance between gas stops is? I'm not currentlly set up to carry extra fuel. And would you mind waiting at the rest stops for the slow guy to catch up?

    Thanks

    Mark
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  17. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    This may be a good opportunity for me to finally prove I am not a Pu$$y. :D
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  18. claycraig

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    The gasket sealer worked!! I rode 60 miles today along the border and no leaks. However, I dropped the bike going down the mountain at the Coronado Memorial due to some serious ice on the road. Broke my turn signal, tail light and handle bars. I will have it fixed by next weekend for the camping trip though. I am in.

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  19. claycraig

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    I went riding on the Border near the Coronado Memorail, Lochiel, and Parker Lake. My friend brought his fully auto rifles so we had some fun. Check out the video. Add a stripper pole and cold beer and it would have been the perfect day:)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LohqotaTqII
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  20. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    Oh man that is cool!!!
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