PHX - Christmas at Wildcat

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by Nightstalker, Dec 26, 2012.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    20+ members of the Arizona Trail Riders converged on the Wildcat OHV area on Christmas Eve for some sweet soft damp decomposed granite single track riding!

    I'm going to flip my report around and post up the ride video first for a change. I was really in the holiday mood when I put it together. Don't forget to set to HD to get the best resolution.

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We split up into two groups, this one started with 15 and we picked up more along the way.

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    Conditions were perfect!

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    We were hammering along and the group stayed surprisingly tight.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    A few bottlenecks here and there.

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    We picked up this fellow on a Honda 250L. He had his work cut out for him!

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    Chaos ensued.

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    Quite the rider here!

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  4. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    I have to admit, I wasn't leading the ride for a change, but I was right there instigating the leader into making bad decisions...like...sure...Mad Crasher Hill would be a good idea!

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    The view from the top is impressive!

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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Getting back down is tougher than the ride up.

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    Action in action!

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  6. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Last departing shot.

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    About 30 miles.

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  7. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    Wow! Outstanding RR/Video Nightstalker. :clap

    Truly AZ riding at its best. Wish I wasn't working.
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  8. DR650SEDDY

    DR650SEDDY ride2discover

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    Nice vid/music combination :clap
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  9. booger1

    booger1 Been here awhile

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    Love the camera placement in the video. Nice to see the front tire dance.
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  10. Humunn

    Humunn Moto Prozac

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    Awesome! :clap
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  11. AZ Mark

    AZ Mark Been here awhile

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    Excellent camera work ! ! !
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