The Saturday after Thanksgiving Coke Oven Ride 2012 Version

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by 4play, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. 4play

    4play Next?

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    ewilly can ride, he did Casner Mtn with us a few months ago on a DRZ, I just want him to know what's in store.

    Counter clockwise, probably not that big of a deal, clockwise (like the video) might be "a spot of bother" as Drew would put it.

    The Jury is still out on the route...
  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Even if we go clockwise, there is an alternate route around honda hill.
  3. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    BOOOO!!!! :lol3
  4. Bucket Boy

    Bucket Boy The other mechanic

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    Does anyone want to ride in the same area on Sunday morning? I don't have to be back to PHX till 6pm and would love to do some more dirt.

    Reminds me of an old ODB song... God made Dirt and Dirt bust your ass! :rofl
  5. Mike955i

    Mike955i Future Escapee

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    GAAHHH!!! I just realized this ride is Saturday (not Friday as I thought) and I'm pre-committed on Saturday. Yes, I now realize it says the day in the thread.....I'm an idiot. Very sorry to miss this one, love this ride. Hope it's a great day!
  6. 4play

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    Since Don bailed out we decided it's safe to include the EMT. She'll be riding with Roger.

    Anyone scared to do the in & out? With this small of a group & the talent level that's what i'm thinking we should do to burn off Thanksgiving Day groceries...I can e-mail the basic route to anyone that needs it. PM me your e-mail address & I'll send it to you. I say basic because there will probably be side trips :evil
  7. kbblue

    kbblue mmmm... dirt...

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    I'm in! You might have to adjust that talent level down a notch or two Buddy! :rofl

    How long does it take to get from North Phx Squaw Peak area to the meeting place?

    kb
  8. 4play

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    Long time no see KB. Plug 100 West Mary Dr, Superior, AZ 85273 into Mapquest from where you are
  9. EsconDeasy

    EsconDeasy Ectomorph

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    I am planning to be there too. Just have to decide if it's a BRP day or KTM.
  10. Montek

    Montek Eternal Noob

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    i might show up with kilr. we''ll see. so, now, the speed and talent drops to ridiculously slow and no talent if i show up. anybody riding friday and where, anybody riding sunday and where. i am in deer valley area so lets ride.
  11. Yardstick

    Yardstick Hydrophobic

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    I think it's an IT 490 kind of day. :deal
  12. HoosierTrailmaster

    HoosierTrailmaster Just an Old Grizzly

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    I am in with the XR 650R.
  13. ashlandmine

    ashlandmine Adventurer

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    I plan to join in on my KTM 300. I'm out in Lake Pleasant, if anyone wants to carpool? We could maybe meet along the way.
  14. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    I live off Lake Pleasant opposite West Wing in Pleasant Valley. You might could ride with me and a few others. I will have to check room. Shoot me your number in a PM
  15. ashlandmine

    ashlandmine Adventurer

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    PM sent. Thanks.
  16. EsconDeasy

    EsconDeasy Ectomorph

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    Alas, not street legal. After reading the roster, looks like a KTM kind of day
  17. cyberdos

    cyberdos Easy Bonus Loop

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    wherever you guys are going I'm following. Best thing to do is play it by ear.

    I'm coming with my buddy "Jumper Dave". He'll be riding my DRZ.
  18. Wild Bill Kelso

    Wild Bill Kelso Fill her up! Ethel!

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    I too have a last minute entrant. He is not active on this forum but a Husky rider with an itch :evil.

    Not sure about the route (in that I'm game for anything do'able) so I'll probably hew towards my guest's comfort level unless he is (like really) bigtime slow AND finds a comrade-in-crawl to track with him. If the group gets big enough we may want to consider pairing off with the fast riders out front and groups of two-to-three staging each leg with a timed-release mode of travel to keep us spread out and the dust eating minimized.

    BTW here is the the route we did last week in Google Maps (ignore the start and end points as I staged at a different locations from the others)

    http://goo.gl/maps/9SGwl

    Got new rubber this week so I'm ready for some fun!
  19. 4play

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    I'm planning to go counter clockwise to the Ovens/River then turn around & go back the same basic way we came in. Possibly stopping at martinez cabin on the way back..
  20. sonoran

    sonoran Making ADV great again

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    I'm out.

    You guys have fun.

    I'll await pics of the carnage.