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

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  2. Wild Bill Kelso

    Wild Bill Kelso Fill her up! Ethel!

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    I like the out-and=back plan.

    Here is an alternate route for the return trip north from Martinez Canyon:

    http://goo.gl/maps/0KMiO

    Of particular interest (to me) is a road not available to map on google but clearly there. If you look at the satellite zoomed in you can see a road tracing north/northwest from point B to point C. Looks to be a firly tame two-track from the images running a ride and drooping twice or so into canyons (couple of very short wash runs).

    That trip back north from Martinez canyon (point C) would run east of the southbound Mineral Mountain Rd/Box Canyon Rd route we did last week on the way in.

    Another interesting option is that at point C one could continue to travel up Box Canyon rd (which you've just re-joined) to its terminus (according to the map and (presumably?) rip the wash up to the pint where Yardstick had us on his alternate route last week. Not my thing but the single trackers might dig.
  3. 4play

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    is it just me or does that look like Spencer and Big E's baby pics?
  4. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    Thats three years in a row..... who would have guessed:rofl:lol3
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    azredline Wobbly Adventurer

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    See y'all there. If Reidy shows up without me, I'm standing in front of my house waiting on him...:eek1
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    I hope it is OK to ride a Husky on this tour.
  7. refokus

    refokus Just Learning

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    :lol3 :rofl that's funny......
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    Crilly Been here awhile

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    :nortonOK I'm ready
  9. 4play

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    If it stays running & you manage to stay upright, you'll be a welcome addition.
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  11. Montek

    Montek Eternal Noob

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    things didn't really go as plannned yestersay afternoon:huh so will not be at ""the ride"". won't get to valley till sat. late a.m.
    monte
  12. 4play

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    Sorry man, join us at Los Hermanos for lunch?
    The group has grown, so I'm thinking 2:30-3PM
  13. Wild Bill Kelso

    Wild Bill Kelso Fill her up! Ethel!

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    Adventure Hunter (Husky rider) and I are going to get a slight jump on the group and KSU @ 8:30. We are doing the counter-clockwise and may or may not take Yardstick alternate (just before Ajax mine) we did last week. We'll hold up at Ajax mine and wait for the leaders of the main group. We hope in this way we won't fall too far behind over the course of the day with you rippers nipping our heals.
  14. redeye-az

    redeye-az Been here awhile

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    looks like it to me too......:rofl
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    Definately Big-E on the right with out a doubt:D
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    Are these guys still out there in the dark??:eek1
  17. refokus

    refokus Just Learning

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    Just got in, checking the thread before the shower. It was a long day out there today, but it's always a good time.

    I am sure that there are a ton of photos that will be going on NS ride report. You are going to start a RR Nightstalker? :clap
  18. HoosierTrailmaster

    HoosierTrailmaster Just an Old Grizzly

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    You mean like this one? The trophy will grow to over 10ft in height in the next three years...where is Big E's tier?

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/51898081@N08/8216006074/" title="Untitled by Hoosiertrailmaster, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8208/8216006074_237ec8ec10_b.jpg" width="683" height="1024" alt="Untitled"></a>
  19. HoosierTrailmaster

    HoosierTrailmaster Just an Old Grizzly

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    I will wait until someone starts a ride report, I go over 300 photos ( of course I won't post them all).
  20. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    Outstanding ride today! Many thanks to 4Play for orchestrating another successful CO's ride. :clap

    Big E you outdid yourself on the addition to the trophy. I love my tier and will work on something special for repeat recipient Rattlecan!

    p.s. Honda Hill claimed another red bike! You'll have to wait for the RR to see for yourself. Next year we may have to get a Priest out there for an exorcism.:lol3