Southwest Dual Sport Riders Club - Phoenix, AZ

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Chick4KLRs, Nov 22, 2008.

  1. Licky

    Licky Adventurer

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    Jan 16, 2012
    Oddometer:
    82
    Location:
    Dewey, AZ (Near Prescott)
    Maybe. Is this suitable for the KLR650?

  2. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    Location:
    Peoria, AZ
    Perfect bike for it. Eddie is on just about the same thing with his DR.

  3. DR650SEDDY

    DR650SEDDY ride2discover

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    May 31, 2007
    Oddometer:
    4,074
    Location:
    Phoenix,Az
    Yup 650cc is no problem, but i am using the DRZ400 cuz i am going exploring after C. Hot Spring rd and i get good gas mileage on Z-400.
  4. Kevinsterner

    Kevinsterner Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2012
    Oddometer:
    362
    Location:
    Cave Creek, AZ
    I was really planning on joining this ride. I missed riding last week due to a nagging cold. But, with the high for Cave Creek being 49 degrees. I am going to pass. I am a wuss when it comes to the cold. I hope everyone enjoys the ride and stays warm
  5. DR650SEDDY

    DR650SEDDY ride2discover

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    Phoenix,Az
    Sunday's forcast for Winkenburg:
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    Jan 13</TD><TD class=col2>[​IMG]Partly Cloudy
    Hi:47°Lo:21°
    </TD><TD class=col3>Partly Cloudy. High 47F and low 21F. Winds W at 8 mph. Air Quality:NA, UV Index:NA
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    It might be 2 deg. higher around Lake Pleasant, but if u look on the bright sight ur bike never get to over heat:lol3, specially when reving these engines in the sand.
  6. CrozB

    CrozB Been here awhile

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    799
    Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
    If you need a Chase trucks I am happy to follow you with my Nissan and its heated seats :D

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  7. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    Sep 2, 2005
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    28,249
    Location:
    Queen Creek, AZ
    My new truck has great heat too. :evil

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    Wait, this means I have one less excuse to flake out on rides now. :eyes
  8. Stumpalump

    Stumpalump Been here awhile

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    Feb 12, 2010
    Oddometer:
    128
    I'll ride. I don't know where and when you plan on meeting but Ill come down Carefree hi way or down New River road in the morning if anybody wants to meet up. 950A KTM.
  9. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    5,963
    Location:
    Sunny Phoenix, AZ
    NICE :clap
  10. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer

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    Oct 21, 2008
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    4,210
    Location:
    Prescott AZ
    Is this still happening?
  11. AZ Mark

    AZ Mark Been here awhile

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    Oddometer:
    903
    Location:
    Wickenburg AZ
    This stuff will be waiting for you in Wickenburg on Saturday...

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  12. DR650SEDDY

    DR650SEDDY ride2discover

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    There:
    Over here:
    http://maps.google.com/maps?q=33.79...2.236586&spn=0.009469,0.019999&num=1&t=m&z=16
    Off course Tom, still is.
  13. Yardstick

    Yardstick Hydrophobic

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    Oct 18, 2007
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    3,174
    Location:
    Chandler, Arizona
    What is this? New truck month?

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  14. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    Queen Creek, AZ
    WHOA! :eek1

    That thing is REAL nice!

    :clap

    but my truck is 13 years old so technically.....:lol3
  15. MikeCaz

    MikeCaz 2003 F650GS

    Joined:
    May 4, 2008
    Oddometer:
    46
    Location:
    Glendale Arizona

    I hope to join for this one. Don't know how much exploring I can do on the GS, but I'll go as far as I may.


    MikeC
  16. AZ Mark

    AZ Mark Been here awhile

    Joined:
    Oct 13, 2011
    Oddometer:
    903
    Location:
    Wickenburg AZ
    A few days ago someone asked about Browns Crossing... Had not been there for several years so I had a couple extra days so off I go.
    Day one trailered to Alamo Lake Road where it meets Hwy 93. Made the 35mi run mostly graded road. Headed for what I recall was Browns Crossing... Well that was not practical for me to attempt as I was alone.

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    This was the second choice... still not for me! Notice the ice ! ! !
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    Took a few more pix and by then was running out of daylight.
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    Day 2



    Went back 4 days later but this time I trailered to The Wayside Inn, via Wenden.
    Did some more searching and found this route to the North Side of the lake "Brown Crossing"...


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    This shows the cut looking back at 100 yards of soft sand then up from sand level about 15' to the get to here.

    Then a few up's - down's - up's -downs... Rocky quad trails full of silt and did I mentions lot's of head size loose rocks. Did not take many pix of this as I was travelin'...

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    Lots of red rocks, some slick like Moab but mostly easy going. Looked over several old Mine remains.
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    and the lake in the distance

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    Perhaps my next trip to ?
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    Whew.... I felt like I was back in civilization once I found the Bus Stop !

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    Hope you enjoy...
  17. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    Queen Creek, AZ
    Very cool Mef.
  18. offroad Bemidji

    offroad Bemidji P/T rider F/T adv.

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    34
    Location:
    Minnesota
    Hi all...

    I'll be in Phoenix for a few days for work but more importantly I'd like to rent a bike and go trail riding. My schedule is open in the afternoon Monday, January 21st. So far, my plan is to rent a WR450F from Extreme Arizona in Cave Creek, go 9 miles east of there and ride from 1:00 until 5:00.

    Would anyone like to show a Minnesotan where to go around there? Or I'm open to suggestions on rentals, attractions, routes, etc.

    Looks like it might be nice weather then...I'm probably looking at single digit highs here in Bemidji.

    :ricky
  19. fencepost

    fencepost reset daily

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    Aug 29, 2011
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    4
    Location:
    no cell service, az
    mefadv, Thanks very much for the info and the photos, looks doable to us, we are always up for an adventure.
  20. AZ TOM

    AZ TOM Long timer

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    Oct 21, 2008
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    4,210
    Location:
    Prescott AZ
    Great stuff Mefa, would for sure like to meet up On you next exploration in that area. Really like riding that area.