Tucson - Charouleau Gap Redeux

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  1. Nightstalker

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    HoosierTrailMaster hosted a ride down in Tucson on the famous Charouleau Gap 4WD road. 6 Phoenix ADVRider brothers made the trek to join 3 Tucson locals for a great ride and great lunch!

    HTM - KTM 450
    FastPhil38 - Honda 450x
    KentuckyPhil - Yamaha WR450
    Big-E - Yamaha WR450
    Slowred - Honda 450x
    Oldtimertc - Yamaha WR450
    NDTransplant - KTM 690
    4play - KTM 450
    Nightstalker - Honda 450x

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    4play and HTM

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    FastPhil

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    NDTransplant, Slowred, KentuckyPhil, BIG-E

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    BIG-E and Oldtimertc

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    Great traction for the first few miles.

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    Oldtimertc and Slowred

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    Slowred

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    KentuckyPhil

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    NDTransplant

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    We gathered for a group shot before hitting the tough stuff.

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    BIG-E hits the first obsticle.

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    The queue.

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    KentuckyPhil

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    4play - too fast for the camera.

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    Slowred is not very slow.

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    NDTransplant

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    He had broken both rear turn signals already, we tied them up.

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    Oldtimertc rockets by.

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    Big air cattle guard.

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    BIG-E on a BACON break.

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    Awesome scenery.

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    HTM

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    Slowred

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    4play

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    Oldtimertc

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    KentuckyPhil

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    FastPhil

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    Furry monster.

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    Turn on the WATER! HTM.

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    Bring out the Yamaha Parade.

    Oldtimertc

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    BIG-E

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    KentuckyPhil

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    Supertanker, NDTransplant.

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    Slowred

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    We criss crossed the creek for a while.

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    NDTransplant

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    HTM

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    HTM finds his way...

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    HTM and Slowred.

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    Slowred

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    HTM

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    Looking back.

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    Looking forward.

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    NDTransplant

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    Check out the ruins.

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    And the gang.

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    HTM on a rocky hill.

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    Slowred.

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    KentuckyPhil.

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    FastPhil.

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    Stream.

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    Out of the water and rocks. On to the hills and the rocks.

    NDTransplant.

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    Oldtimertc rallies BIG-E.

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    DOH!

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    Oldtimertc heading up to help? Nope.

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    Slowred rides by.

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    HTM stops to say hi.

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    BIG-E coming back down.

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    Overlooking BioSphere, the sequel.

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    BIG-E Hill.

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    Triumph!

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    HTM opens the gate.

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    NDTransplant and KentuckyPhil.

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    The herd.

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    FastPhil warned us about the next set of hills...BIG-E is not afraid!

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    KentuckyPhil gassing it!

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    Slowred follows.

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    NDTransplant.

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    And then we got to NDTransplant Hill.

    Slowred is the first victim.

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    4play goes right up.

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    NDTransplant, first attempt, so close!

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    The 690 is not a light bike to pick up.

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