Nightstalker wants to ride with YOU!

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Nightstalker, May 12, 2007.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    It was really foggy for most of our ride. We would see a little bit of sun later on though, but not for long.

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    Here's Zukzilla a little off the trail. Did I mention that it was foggy?

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    Bill on the gas!

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Nice stream.

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    Bill pulling into an overlook. The sun is shining!!

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    Zukzilla and Bill at the overlook.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Going up the road.

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    Another nice stream.

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    Zukzilla admiring the mountains.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Continuing on, our nice views were interrupted by more dense fog.

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    Dave and Bill

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Bill closing in on the end of the best trail of the day. Many water bars to jump off of on the way to the top.

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    Bill at the firering.

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    Killer campsite on the top of nowhere.

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    Terry, thanks for posting your nice pics. Dave and I talked about the trip at work, lots of fun that day. Hope all is well in Randle and your fine trip goes off without a hitch. Look forward to reading more. Take care, Bill C.

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  7. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Thanks Bill, I had a great time riding with you guys! I hope you use that NF map to plan out many future rides! I'll be checking for your posts.

    Randle turned into a wash out. Monday we ran up to Mt Rainier, in the rain, fog, clouds.

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    Tuesday we stopped by Mt Saint Helens, which looked like this.

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    The forcast didn't look good, so we left Wednesday for Phoenix, AZ. Should be there Friday or Saturday. Hopefully I'll get a ride or two in before we leave for PA.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    After 3 days and 1500 miles, we made it from cold, rainy Washington to hot, rainy Arizona. Hooked up with Mike, JD, and Christopher for a nice ride up 4 Peaks and Apache Trail. Thanks for a great ride guys!!

    In Phoenix, rides start early, before it gets too hot. Here's the sunrise on the way to the meeting point.

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    Christopher on his sweet 1200GS.

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    Mike and JD on KLR 650's.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We no sooner fire up the bikes to leave and the rain starts. It rained off and on up the Beeline Highway until we got to the Forest Service Road to Four Peaks. Made for a nice rainbow over Chris.

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    On the FS road.

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    That must be Four Peaks.

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    Cacti, oh boy!! (It's the little things)

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We climbed and climbed...

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    Then Mike stopped climbing for a bit. He was OK, but lost a highway peg.

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    Ride.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    JD

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    Mike

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    Team photo

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Over the top and down the other side to Roosevelt Lake.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Once we made it down to the lake, JD took off for Payson and points beyond and Mike, Christopher, and I continued along the lake to Apache Trail. Unfortunately, Mike had a speedometer calibration drift that caused us a bit of a delay with an Arizona State Trooper.

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    Lucky for us, he was a biker and was in a good mood. He let us off with a written warning.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    On to Apache Trail.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    There was a lot of traffic on Apache Trail today. Didn't keep us from having a good time.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    That Apache Trail sure is long!

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    When the dirt ends, the fun doesn't, until you get stuck behind the "cruisers".

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    The ride back was all highway, traffic, wind, and some rain. There were some big jets by the airport, is that where they keep them??

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    1stiski Ride that nasty thing

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    Yo TZ.
    Keep an eye out for the Wave at the Canadian's tour pics. We had a great time, Missed ya there, but you were there in spirit.
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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Bring it on! I was thinking of you guys this weekend. Hoping that you could keep Amy from running stop signs!

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