PHX - Adopt a Highway Cleanup Ride

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Nightstalker, Dec 16, 2012.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    The Arizona Trail Riders converged on the Boulders OHV area to do our semi-annual Adobt-a-Highway cleanup and afterwards ride!

    We split into groups and began filling blue bags with the waste of humanity.

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    When donuts aren't enough to quench your appetite and you're all out of Snickers...

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    Combing the desert.

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    We always get great participation at our events!

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  2. Reidy008

    Reidy008 I,m in if we go fast

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    I was out there today when were you guys there? Even though I am not an ATR member I would have helped...
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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    After the cleanup, we split into two groups, the A ride and the B ride - I was to lead the "B" ride...

    The "B" list :

    EsconDeasy - Yamaha IT 490
    Richard - Suzuki DRZ 400
    Pammy - Honda CRF 150/250
    Sara - Kawasaki KX 100
    Jerry K - KTM 300
    Nightstalker - Honda 450X

    EsconDeasy eyeing up Pammy's CRF.

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    Sara and her KX.

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    EsconDeasy brings the 490 to life.

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    He decided the 490 was too much and stole Pammy's CRF.

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    He was giggling like a school girl.

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    We actually had a 7th rider, Paul, but his KTM 505 didn't want to start, and with no kick start and a rekluse we were reluctant to take him into the desert.

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  4. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We started the cleanup at 8:30. We were riding by like 10:30.
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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We set out to ride some trails I hadn't been on in a few years.

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    Pammy

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    Richard

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  6. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Just getting to this spot was a challenge, the hill ahead was, well, it was steep!

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    EsconDeasy was sure the 490 would motor right up.

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    Denied!

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    Jerry gave it a shot and got so close!

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  7. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    I thought I knew a way around. We found more hills, they seemed doable at the time...

    EsconDeasy

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    Pammy got by with a little help from her friends.

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    Sara was AWESOME!!!

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    We busted out the team card and got her up.

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    Richard was really showing us the moves!

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    This is what that hill looked like from the bottom.

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  8. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Pammy on the next climb.

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    Sara

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  9. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    On to the next obstacle.

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    Pammy and EsconDeasy working it on the loose rocks.

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    Jerry blasted up!! I don't know how I even managed to get a shot off!

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    Sara up next.

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    Man that was a tough hill!

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  10. HoosierTrailmaster

    HoosierTrailmaster Just an Old Grizzly

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    Very very cool!
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  11. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    EsconDeasy - Master of all he surveys.

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    Pammy

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    Looking into the future.

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  12. Slowred

    Slowred Been here awhile

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    Great stuff! :clap
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  13. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    More trails.

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    Pammy

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    EsconDeasy

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  14. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Some interesting downhills.

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    Pammy so happy! She had a blast today!

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  15. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    15 quality miles today. No one was disappointed!

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    We worked our asses off in that 4-8 mile section!

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  16. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    And then there was the afterparty at the Wild Horse Saloon!

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  17. EsconDeasy

    EsconDeasy Ectomorph

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    Sweet ride today. Weather was unbelievable.

    I was too late to catch Terry ooofing this obstacle.

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    Just got the recovery

    This is a second before Richard's epic wipeout. Glad he walked away from it.

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    I think T is enjoying this little revver:

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    Woohoo!

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    Thanks, all, for a great Sunday
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  18. Pammy

    Pammy Cheez-It

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    A wonderful ride today! Had so much fun. Terry, thank you so much for leading. Dan and Jerry, thank you so much for helping me up those slippery hills! One of the best ways to spend a day!


    Terry:
    "Pammy - Honda CRF 230?"

    CR150R frame, 250X motor :) :evil
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  19. HoosierTrailmaster

    HoosierTrailmaster Just an Old Grizzly

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    Terry, you need to invite that group to Phoenix meets Tucson. Cathy would be pleased to have a few more females involved.
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  20. Rutabaga

    Rutabaga Been here awhile

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    Thank you for the litter patrol. It is sad what we have done to the sides of our highways in America.
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