PHX - Prescott Ride with Rattlecan Report

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Nightstalker, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    I took off work on Friday for a long holiday weekend. What better way to spend it than with my good bud Rattlecan, riding his backyard in Prescott, AZ. Higher elevations guaranteed lower temps and a threat of afternoon thunderstorms.

    Rattlecan meeting me in the Walmart parking lot.

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    A short ride up the highway and we hit the trail.

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    What is normally a deep sandy wash was packed hard from overnight showers.

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    Today we're riding 450's, KTM and Honda.

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Nice views

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    Rattlecan was having a rough start this morning.

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  3. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Steep trails.

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  4. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    ADVRiders at the lookout.

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  5. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Riding in the trees, it's been a while...

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    Sometimes poses additional obstacles.

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  6. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Next up, trail 260, AWESOME!!

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  7. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Under the highway as we head back to Prescott for lunch.

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    Cuppers

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    Rattlecan enjoying his turkey sandwich and salad.

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  8. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    After lunch we ran down the Senator Highway to Potato Patch and looped back to Prescott. We were treated to lightning, thunder, and a little rain.

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  9. Javalina

    Javalina Been here awhile

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    :dizaveWhile I was slaving away at work you are out having a blast.




    The 260 trail looks impressive, I might have to find an extra (cough, cough) :sick day off work and do that one myself.:evil
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  10. rattlecan

    rattlecan Caffeine Driven

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    Life is good up here in the high country. :D Next time we'll have to take more time for photo ops, there was a bunch we passed up. Big E and Charlie probably recognize some of those trails. Thanks for comin up Terry! :clap
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  11. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    Part of that looks like the trail from Hell. Is that the one?

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  12. rattlecan

    rattlecan Caffeine Driven

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    Well, let's say it could turn out that way in the blink of an eye. :evil Like if it had rained.
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  13. scottcolbath

    scottcolbath Long timer

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    Got it. And by the way, what's up with this?

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    Someone fall asleep on the trail? :D

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  14. rattlecan

    rattlecan Caffeine Driven

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    I do that a couple times in the beginning. It slows me down and teaches humility. :lol3
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  15. BIG-E

    BIG-E AKA; Mongo-E, Sexy Grande Supporter

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    Oh Yea! I remember those..Glad to see you guy's where prepaired for the rough stuff. See Terry, real ADv'ers ride big bikes on those nasty little trails that Bob try's to kill us on...:D

    Nap time for that new 450 Bob? When pushed, they like to have a break just like the bigger ones.:deal

    See you guy's soon. Take care, Eric.
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