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Cochise County AZ Ride Coordination

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by claycraig, Dec 17, 2009.

  1. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Could not have anticipated better conditions.

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  2. noshoes

    noshoes soñando con México

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    Sweet!
  3. Chip Stevens

    Chip Stevens Been here awhile Supporter

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    Where were you riding? GPX file?
  4. MAXVERT

    MAXVERT O.G. on da O.C.

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    North of Benson , West of Wilcox ? We've ridden that .

    Max
  5. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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    Ridden these routes for years so Tracks for this area are just muscle memory.
    North of Benson, west of Wilcox yes, but across the creek from the area we rode.
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  6. MAXVERT

    MAXVERT O.G. on da O.C.

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    No way the dawg will have tracks . Without a doubt he has the most extensive knowledge of the hidden nooks
    and crannies in Arizona and I'd suspect Colorado , NM. ? than anyone I've ridden with .
    2000 + miles hiking " below the rim" in the Grand Canyon tells one how bad the dude is . :chace

    Max
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  7. Blaise W

    Blaise W Long timer Supporter

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    Just have to get out there and look for these trails; right in my backyard!! It's not like I don't have time since I'm retired. A UK riding buddy is flying in at the end of January and this would be perfect for some Winter riding.
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  8. mntdawg

    mntdawg NOT FRAGILE OR GREEN

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  9. redrock88

    redrock88 Been here awhile

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    Longshot here .... if anyone has any lead on a home/cabin to lease near the Dragoons OR Canelo, I'd be all ears. PM me. Open to long or short-term.
    Also, @mntdawg et al, of course I'll have the little ktm w/ me so looking forward to one of your (not too gnarly) ride days!


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  10. ArtCuisin

    ArtCuisin Been here awhile

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    I see this is a DS thread, but I am going to risk asking just one general question about sporty street riding in Cochise county and then I'll be gone, whether anybody wants to respond or not.

    I am 99% sure of moving to either Benson or Sierra Vista after the first of the new year. I am looking for tighter street twisties, maybe 40 mph to 70 mph, at least 10 miles of them, maybe a half hour or hour from either town/city, lightly travelled, decent pavement. (GSX-S 1000) Does either town have anything suitable? And could you mention key search names in your response?
    Thank you very much. Again, sorry for being in essentially the wrong place.
  11. Armyguy

    Armyguy Been here awhile

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  12. ArtCuisin

    ArtCuisin Been here awhile

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    You clearly went to some effort to produce all of that. Thank you very much.
    I see some possibilities within an hour of Benson, so that is comforting.
    I very much appreciate it.
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  13. Armyguy

    Armyguy Been here awhile

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    No worries. Glad to help. I have a house in Sierra Vista but chased a job into the DC Beltway. Hope to be back down that way in a few years.
  14. noshoes

    noshoes soñando con México

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    There are also some nice riding roads south of the the US border. Ruta Rio Sonora is not only twisties, but downright beautiful. Bring your passport with you if you move....
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  15. Mark G

    Mark G Been here awhile

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    Also in the "bit further out" category is 83 from Sonoita to Parker Canyon Lake. Sort of an odd road, not very rhythmic, if you know what I mean, but there is one section.....
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