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Southwest Dual Sport Riders Club Z Grand Canyon Loop Ride Phx-Az

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by Makakoa85032, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Makakoa85032

    Makakoa85032 Displaced Surfer

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  2. DR650SEDDY

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    Z Grand Canyon Loop
    Host & Sponsered By SWDS Riders Club .

    A 2 days ride October 17 & 18 that feature versatile terrains for all type of riders .
    Meet and take off point : Saturday Oct. 17 @ 6am on Bell & I-17 . Engines will STRAT @ 6:30 am . If u want to eat arrive earlier .
    Day1 :
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&sour...,0.103683&z=13http:// here.

    Day2 :
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&sour...,0.169086&z=13http:// here

    Riders must ; Maintain vigilance to z changes of terrains & elements , so dress accordingly , double and triple check ur bikes for any lack of maintenance ,tires, brakes, chain,sprockets, any fluids leaks , etc...
    Riders must ; carry z neccessary tools for road side repairs + extra light weight parts ( levers,tubes,airpump, bolts nuts washers ,but most of all a first aid kit that no one should be without) .
    In order for u to join us ,
    Riders must ; be AGATT , mishaps can occurs to z best of us so be prepared .
    Navigations & Communications equipments :
    It's optional but it is strongly suggested , hand radio are essential and can be critical in certain situations like regrouping & call z Chase truck for assistance . We will coordinate some meeting points with Case truck for whatever reason rider might need ( water ,tools , gas ,bail-out , etc... ) unless a mishaps occurs , meeting points could be alter .

    Setting a pace : (very important)
    Always maintain a safe pace for ur skill level . trying to keep up with others is a recipe for disaster . Learn @ ur own pace . This is not a race . Remember we got a job to go to on Monday morning . There is no shame in making other wait for u . It's way better than calling the medics for assistance .
    We will wait for u no matter what .

    Avd. riders beware:
    Terrains we're crossing can change dramatically , it's very versatile so u & your bike must be as well . Even though we are sometimes in a very desolate areas & very primitive roads please keep z look out for incoming traffic .
    Hotel in Flafstaff :
    We will stay @ Day inn , it's within a walking distance to any convenience .
    1000 w . hwy 66 Flagstaff Az 86001
    Reservation # 928-774-5221 they offer AAA discount .
    Please we need to pitch in a $35 each rider for Chase truck assistance include fees to enter G.C. National park .
    Hope to see many of u on this ride .
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  3. Chick4KLRs

    Chick4KLRs Adventure in my Soul

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    See you there
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  4. DR650SEDDY

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  5. Makakoa85032

    Makakoa85032 Displaced Surfer

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    The map out for this section is goofed up. Does the route from C to D go from Elden Pass to Schultz Pass?
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  6. DR650SEDDY

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    I'll fix it momentarly .
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  8. Makakoa85032

    Makakoa85032 Displaced Surfer

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    Z Grand Canyon Loop ride Oct 17-18
    The has been postponed!!!

    I would like to get some input on the reschedule date, Eddy and I discussed either the 2nd weekend of Nov 2009 or Spring 2010. Give us your opinion.

    Thanks
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