Endless Utah

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by Signal, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. mikegc

    mikegc Long timer

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    SIgnal, I almost grabbed a bench battery and hooked up my heated gear when I looked at those pictures! It's tough working a camera with cold hands. Thanks for your efforts in keeping this great thread alive.

    Mike
  2. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Eat at "Big MOe's" in Price-
  3. cinghiale

    cinghiale Been here awhile

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    Utah is an amazing place to cycle. It is just endless with beauty and roads.
  4. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    I agree :D

    Thanks for hanging out
  5. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    She said lets go :D, sunny about 55 degrees

    Went north/west around Tremonton-
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    Hwy 89 somewhere in Dewyville
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    West of Tremonton
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    Just above ATK-
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    took a way less traveled home-
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    Nice couple hours
  6. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Cloudy, cooler- Good morning :evil
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    Headed toward Promontory, some of the old railroad tracks

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    Around Promontory
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    Doubled back to the old RR trails around golden spike monument
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  7. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Rounded golden Spike monument-
    Love it when the gravel gets washed off
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    Road becomes single lane down the old RR cut/fill
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    Looking backward, east-ish
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    Happend to see this, right in the middle of the road (perhaps pushed up/uncovered during the winter)- just in time- missed it by about 3cm. Could have really ruined my day-
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    New sticker(s) from an excellent Secret Santa :clap
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  8. SparkyL

    SparkyL Been here awhile

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    Cool pics Signal. Thank you. You are encouraging me to see those wide-open spaces for myself. Keep 'em coming, please!:clap
  9. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    Hey Signal, Nice pictures there I think I recognize some of that terrain. Man we could have almost met, as I was riding the grade from the west. Sure glad you found that spike and not me :D
  10. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    I was out there on Wed (25th), but stayed mostly toward the promontory/south loop- I didnt really get far west (saw your pics from Kelton and the graves there).

    Finding (seeing) that spike was likey just luck, though one does try to watch the road :lol3. It did make me nervous and slow me down for a time.

    Perhaps there is a need to plan a meet and greet overnight MRE fest- invite some guys from the east :flug. Not much sound out there, just birds and wind.
  11. Idahosam

    Idahosam Set Adrift

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    MRE.. funny man. Well they have improved over the years. YUP :nod just birds and wind, mostly the later.
  12. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    They have indeed, I dont mind them- but have been relatively hard to find in the last few years- and at about the same cost as other dry bag meals
  13. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Excellent 65 degrees :D, rain the last couple days greened everything up

    Hwy 39 toward Monte Cristo-

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    Green tunnels are forming :freaky
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    Still closed at the top :bluduh- snow long gone
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    A right turn onto ANt Flat road to Hardware Ranch/Blacksmith Fork-
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    Good stuff :nod

    Thanks all
  14. pachap

    pachap CANNOT RIDE

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    Man I'm selling everything and moving to Utah.
  15. mikegc

    mikegc Long timer

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    :DYou not the first to have that though and, I suspect, won't be the last.

    Mike
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    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    :webers
  17. My last day on the job down here in Vegas is June 1 and I'm out of the apartment by June 10 :D

    I'm Utah bound :clap
  18. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Good time of year to get out of vegas :lol3
  19. Oh yeah - Before it hits a hundred and twenty stupid again :deal

    I don't really mind the heat so much, but I am looking forward to a cooler climate, greenery, and lots of really great places to ride. I also know that my bike will actually still function on dirt and gravel roads :wink:

    Lots of exciting changes, that's for sure :D
  20. bomose

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    I'll be out here at the end of May.:clap But sadly, only for two weeks.:cry