PHX - Wildcat EASY single track ride Saturday May 11th - Zen Moto Afterwards

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Nightstalker, May 6, 2013.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    EASY single track ride!! Wildcat OHV area, Saturday May 11th, meet at 7:30 AM, ride starts at 8:00. Wildcat OHV staging area is located 1 mile down Bartlett Dam Road from Cave Creek Road.

    We will ride until 10:30 +/- and then head down to Zen Moto at Scottsdale Road and Adobe to enjoy Dillon's Customer Appreciation Event.
    http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21268210&postcount=63

    Who should come?? Riders already having off road experience looking to step up to the demands of riding single track trails. Ideally, a dirt oriented motorcycle like a KTM, DRZ400, WR, or XT would be the best choice. Off road EXPERTS on 650's will be OK.

    Who will not like this ride? If you have little experience riding dirt roads or more technical jeep roads, you will struggle.

    You will be expected to pick up your own bike, unless you are pinned under it. Everyone is expected to lend a hand to others requiring assistance.

    Wildcat has a very diverse trail system. The good part, we will be riding the less rocky, less hilly trails. The bad part, these trails tend to be sandy and whooped out. Speeds will be slow and stops will be frequent.
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  2. BIG-E

    BIG-E AKA; Mongo-E

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    Bait not taken!:deal

    I have been on a few of your so called "Easy Single Track" rides. I lived, but just barley......:lol3
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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Sorry BIG-E, Wildcat doesn't have a tot lot.
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  4. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    :lol3

    I'll probably be at the shindig but can't stay for the ride. :cry
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  5. Crashed Bad

    Crashed Bad Big man, little bike

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    Big-E, why don't you head up a big bike ride for the heavy iron crowd? It would be a shame to knock the new off that 690 scrambling around goat trails.
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  6. BIG-E

    BIG-E AKA; Mongo-E

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    Hey Rick,

    I don't think the 690 will be ready for this Saturday....

    But Soon!!
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  7. EsconDeasy

    EsconDeasy Ectomorph

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    You could save a lot of typing and just tell us whether you will be bringing a rope
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  8. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    I always bring the rope!! It's the shovel you have to fear.
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  9. Yardstick

    Yardstick Hydrophobic

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    And the pruning saw! :evil
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  10. utefan

    utefan Been here awhile

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    Classic BIG-E :lol3

    I actually would have attempted this "Easy Single Track" Nightstalker ride. However, wont be back in the valley until late morning. I will be heading over to Zen Moto at some point during the day though.
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  11. n i c k

    n i c k Adventurer

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    Always wanted to try out one of the nightstalker rides. I'm in. I suck at single track so this might be perfect.
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  12. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    Perfect nightstalker victim! :rofl

    Just kidding. He'll take care of you. He's a great ride leader.
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  13. refokus

    refokus Hmmmmmm

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    Sure you are....:rofl
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  14. BIG-E

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    [​IMG]

    I am not kidding.....:huh

    And this was after just 16 miles!!

    Good luck.
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  15. alphaBETAdog

    alphaBETAdog Been here awhile

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    I'm in! Will make it a DS ride and ride up. Anyone else? Seabee1?
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  16. viper05

    viper05 Been here awhile

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    Count me in!
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  17. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    at least you're still upright.

    :augie
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  18. seabee1

    seabee1 we build, we fight

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    love to, but the ride is at dillons' right now. with the list i gave him, i don't think it'll be ready in time! i will see you at the event, though.
    gotta check on the progress, you know!
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  19. AZ4us

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    Waiting for the Report !
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  20. alphaBETAdog

    alphaBETAdog Been here awhile

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    Yeah, where it that ride report - Terry??? Photos???

    It was a good short but sweet ride. Conditions were great (not too hot as we started early) and the dust was tolerable. Nightstalker lived up to as advertized and led us on some nice singletrack, some up along the ridgeline throught a Cholla forest! 4 of us DS riders pealed off and rode down 136th to later meet up the rest of the group and many others at Dillon's grand opening even. All had a great time.
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