Arizona White Mountain Old and Slow Rides Thread

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by IBRiding, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. Dad

    Dad Philogynist

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    In! Been looking for an excuse to visit the area again. Great area to ride.
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  2. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    Having grown up in the Valley and having seen so much of what this great state has to offer, I have to say this area is my favorite!
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  3. Dad

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    I enjoy riding through forest but I found my favorite is when you clear the forest and find yourself in those rolling grasslands.

    ...and when you get board of that just dip back into the trees!
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  4. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    I really like that line where the trees are on one side and open prairie on the other
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    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    Absolutey worth it,,, difficulty? Been years but it was akin to cherry creek rd.
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  6. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the info, I may have to take the jeep to scott it out to see if I could ride it on the bike
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  7. PR61

    PR61 old noob

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    If an old guy from central Illinois with a DR650 happened to be in the area at the time, could he attend this event ?
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  8. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    You are more than welcome. I will send you the location in a PM to follow
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  9. Dad

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    ...At 41 am I going to feel like the 1st grader that snuck in to the senior dance or perhaps a health tech at an assisted living center? :lol3:gerg:ricky
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  10. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    we all still laugh at fart jokes,,, you'll be fine.
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  11. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    Just don't be surprised when some of the older guys ride circles around ya. :D Not me mind you I have never been very good but I have ridden with people in their 70's that are better than I have ever been.
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  12. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    dont fall for it dad,,, all we do is polish our bikes and take pics in parking lots
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  13. Dad

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    :photogdeal

    True ...been there.
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  14. refokus

    refokus Hmmmmmm

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    June 16 weekend sounds great. :thumb
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  15. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    Brad,

    That is great I will PM you my contact info.

    I am also working on posting some pics from a ride I did Yesterday
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  16. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    Lyman lake,

    Sunday I finally got back on the DR for a little ride. The plan was to go to Lyman Lake and meet asylum member Ryan who was kind enough to show me the park and surrounding area. Let me apologise now as all I have is cell phone pictures and not good ones at that.

    This is the loop of the ride.
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    Lyman lake is a lot bigger that my pics show and is a really nice area.
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    Sorry Ryan for the blurry pic[​IMG] [​IMG]

    After the lake we headed up Hwy 261 as far as we could before it was closed for the winter. The pictures from the top do not give it justice.
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    Well that is about it here are some info on the route
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    And one of the dog just because[​IMG]
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  17. hbmichael

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    I could be interested in some of this action. Gotta warn you ahead of time, Im from California! I think a couple of these FFers here can vouch for me....pure hooligan! I can bring the weed!
    And might even share....as long as you fags dont get too fresh...
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  18. IBRiding

    IBRiding Been here awhile

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    Well I don't know about Cali folk, they aren't look upon to kindly in this neck of the woods:lol3

    Just kidding of course.

    I can't condone anything not legal in AZ but what people do after a ride is not my business.
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  19. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    no squid filters, i dont think you'll like it:D
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  20. 2 SPOT

    2 SPOT bring the rape whistle

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    too bad about the 261,, right after that lookout the road gets awesome!!