Exploration ride in AZ

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by seabee1, Aug 31, 2013.

  1. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22226785#post22226785

    Should be a great ride. Bring your nightstalker ropes! I'm thinking October sometime.

    ride is coming together nicely. reidy008 is going to make gps tracks available sometime before the ride that he can email to you if you like.

    the staging area is just a mile or so up cherry creek road on the right hand side, and i'm planning on ksu at 0830. we may adjust this a bit if necessary.
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  2. CrownRoyal

    CrownRoyal Been here awhile

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    I love going to Young!
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  3. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    Whenever you hear the phrase "bring your nightstalker ropes" you must realize that it's not just a spin up to young. It's an unknown route that I don't think anybody's done in over a decade at least. There may be mechanical and bodily harm done on this ride. It looked like a super rough and steep trail that may not even be passable.

    In which case, we'll have lunch at antlers! :lol3
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  4. 2 SPOT

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    In !!
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  5. CrownRoyal

    CrownRoyal Been here awhile

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    Now I'm definitely in! :D The rougher the better. :eek1
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  6. refokus

    refokus Hmmmmmm

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    I think I can make this ride, what are the dates do you have in mind?
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  7. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    I'm pretty open, so why don't you and drew call it? You're the two who seem to have that four letter word problem!

    For you hard core gotta ride there kinda guys, you could take four peaks to a cross to cherry creek road, where ill be at the staging area. Could probably bring a gas can to top you off, too.
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  8. 2 SPOT

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    wanna turn it into an overnighter and camp out? so many indian ruins and stuff to see right in that area.
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  9. azredline

    azredline Wobbly Adventurer

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    Don't want to influence the ride plan, but since you haven't picked a date yet...

    I've got the 13th and 20th open, both sundays. Don't think I can do an overnighter either weekend. Besides if we explore I wouldn't want the camping gear on the bike. (Wait til you see that hill!)

    If either of those dates are chosen, I'm most likely in.
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    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    I was thinking the same thing about the camping gear. Hell, I don't know if we can even hike this thing, much less ride it. I sure don't want all that stuff strapped on to the bike while trying it. Plus, I may just need some things that camping doesn't provide after this ride!

    Those dates work for me. How bout you, brad?
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    cool, cool. so you guys thinkin a sunday then? maybe i'll camp up there sat nite and see ya when ya get there.

    BTW, ive seen the hill and the cattle tank on top, though it was 3 yrs ago.:wink:

    edit, just installed new grips, so i should fly right up the hill no worries.
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  12. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    Outstanding! You lead the hill climb! :clap
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  13. DR650SEDDY

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    If it's on a Sunday, potentially in.
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  14. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    I'd like to get in on this action. I've heard stories of that cherry creek road. :evil
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  15. 4play

    4play Next?

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    I vote for a Saturday, gves me Sunday to prep the bke for the NEXT ride. When I 1st read this I was thinking big bke, but after readng the details I'm thinkng probably not..
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    cherry creek is awesome !!! and lunch at antlers to talk about all the fun i had watching you guys try the hill sitting in the shade sipping a girlie drink with an umbrella in it.
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  17. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    This seems like a good time. I would be out if its a Saturday. If you decide on a Sunday the 20th would be best for me. Cheers
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  18. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    Ok, it seems oct 20 works with the majority of people. Buddy, you're gonna have to use Monday to prep!
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  19. refokus

    refokus Hmmmmmm

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    I'm in, either day Saturday or Sunday will work for me with this much notice. Looks like a great day of riding and i will work on getting in riding condition. :thumb
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  20. 4play

    4play Next?

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    It'll be worth it for the entertainment value of having Drew there :evil
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