Z Grand Canyon Loop July 10&11-2010

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  1. DR650SEDDY

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


    A 2 days ride On July 10 & 11 that feature versatile terrains for all type of riders .
    Meet and take off point : Saturday July 10 @ 6am on Bell & I-17 (@ z Waffle house). Engines will STRAT @ 6:30 am . If u want to eat arrive earlier .
    Day1 :
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Unknown+road&daddr=Forest+Service+Rd+300%2FRim+Rd+to:Forest+Service+Rd+95+to:Unknown+road+to:Unknown+road+to:Forest+Service+Rd+82%2FWinona+Ranch+Rd+to:Winona+Ranch+Rd+to:Forest+Service+Rd+244A+to:Forest+Service+Rd+776+to:35.328571,-111.54552&hl=en&geocode=FZq_DQIdEjlc-Q%3BFSUPDQIdI35f-Q%3BFfgnEAIdM2xf-Q%3BFcZ6EgIdejxf-Q%3BFTR-FAIdfGld-Q%3BFeaWFwIdkdxb-Q%3BFXsfGQIdDg1c-Q%3BFe7bGgIdqkBd-Q%3BFXWCGwIdN9Va-Q%3B&mra=mi&mrcr=8&mrsp=9&sz=15&sll=35.329446,-111.533847&sspn=0.011764,0.041242&ie=UTF8&dirflg=d&ll=35.329446,-111.533847&spn=0.011764,0.024891&z=15

    Day2 :
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=Unknown+road&daddr=Unknown+road+to:Unknown+road+to:Unknown+road+to:Willaha+County+Rd+to:Unknown+road+to:Unknown+road+to:Forest+Service+Rd+2612+to:Forest+Service+Rd+2612+to:Rowe+Well+Rd+to:AZ-64+E%2FE+Rim+Dr+to:Coconino+Rim+Rd%2FFire+Rd+310+to:Coconino+Rim+Rd+to:Rd+6150%2FGray+Mountain+Truck+Trail%2FIndn+Route+6150+to:35.745363,-111.473851&hl=en&geocode=FSosGgIdN_NW-Q%3BFTzFGgIdbJpV-Q%3BFWh4HAIdGKRT-Q%3BFbyTIQIdgEdT-Q%3BFcLiIQIdgX9Q-Q%3BFR_KIQIdPfpO-Q%3BFf1TIwIdbT9P-Q%3BFcwnJAIdf19P-Q%3BFXp9JAIdAuJP-Q%3BFUajJQIdETpQ-Q%3BFe7UJAIddnBT-Q%3BFdCsIwIdKnxW-Q%3BFQ4gJAIdUqFX-Q%3BFVsjIgIdtfhY-Q%3B&mra=mi&mrcr=13&mrsp=14&sz=15&sll=35.747836,-111.479516&sspn=0.011703,0.041242&ie=UTF8&ll=35.770472,-111.594658&spn=0.093596,0.329933&z=12

    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 .

    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 $15 each rider for Chase truck assistance include fees to enter G.C. National park ( it's not a must but it would appreciated).


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  2. Nuclieye

    Nuclieye Custom Fit is my choice!

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    I am for sure IN on this but will be riding conservatively since I start my new job the following Monday and cannot afford to be injured before it.
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  3. DR650SEDDY

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    It's all intermediate stuff with very few difficult sections but nothing u can't do. U almost did most of it when we reconed it last year :thumb ...See u there buddy .
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  4. azshtr

    azshtr Long timer

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    Diggity dog... I have a huge out of state photo shoot on the 12th thru 16th and need the 11th to pack and get my head into. I really wanted to do this. I'm out. I HATE MY JOB... actually I love my job... actually I'm really happy I have a job... actually I'm pleased as can be with my career... BUT I HATE MY JOB! I'm mental:lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
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  5. rsquared333

    rsquared333 Living it, Loving it

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    Are there camping options near the hotel? The price for a night looks a bit steep....
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  6. DR650SEDDY

    DR650SEDDY ride2discover Supporter

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    I am sure camping is an option to consider but u can always share a room with someone and save $$$... We did that last year .
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  7. DOD

    DOD rider #5

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    How are you getting to point A on day 1? Through Payson or Camp Verde?


    -dod
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  8. DR650SEDDY

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  9. DR650SEDDY

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    Chase truck will be available for our assistance, possibly a second one as well.
    Chase truck route. Day1
    Point B is a possible gas stop.
    Point c ic a possible exit stop or bail out point (tired rider or such) .
    Point D is a gas stop but from a Gas station near by.
    Point E is a possible finish line. That all depends on Shultz Fire in z area . If Shultz pass rd is open @ this time then we'll do it if not then Point E will be z finish line for day1 .
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=AZ-87+N&daddr=AZ-87+N+to:Co+Rd+209%2FFire+Rd+3%2FLake+Mary+Rd%2FNational+Forest+Rd+Route+3+to:I-40+E+to:35.269904,-111.545434&hl=en&geocode=FZq_DQIdEjlc-Q%3BFTQoEAId5mtf-Q%3BFfJ8FgIdFFtb-Q%3BFZkiGQIdNQ5c-Q%3B&mra=mi&mrcr=3&mrsp=4&sz=15&sll=35.272882,-111.536551&sspn=0.011772,0.041242&ie=UTF8&ll=35.248423,-111.403427&spn=0.188413,0.398254&z=11http:// here

    Chase truck route. Day2:
    Hotel @ A
    Check point @ B .
    Gas Point @ C
    Regrouping @ D
    Lunch+gas @ E
    Possible Bail out point @ F
    Finish @ G .
    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=I-40+BUS+E&daddr=US-180+W%2FW+Fort+Valley+Ranch+Rd+to:AZ-64+E%2FUS-180+W+to:AZ-64+E%2FUS-180+W%2FS+Entrance+Rd+to:Unknown+road+to:AZ-64+E+to:35.745467,-111.47398&hl=en&geocode=Fbz7GAIdhihY-Q%3BFQTWHgIdTgpU-Q%3BFVTEIQIdGAdR-Q%3BFeQcJgIdFmhR-Q%3BFcRHJQIdFzRT-Q%3BFSJEJAIdOGNX-Q%3B&mra=mi&mrcr=5&mrsp=6&sz=15&sll=35.745467,-111.472907&sspn=0.011703,0.041242&ie=UTF8&ll=35.895725,-111.680145&spn=0.373794,1.319733&z=10http:// here
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  10. DR650SEDDY

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    I need 1 good experienced rider to join me & Levio for a recon ride for Z G.C. Loop for Saturday (tomorrow)early morning, pm me for more infos.
    Sorry for z short notice...
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  11. gdspdblkdemperor

    gdspdblkdemperor Captain Bavaria

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    I am most likely IN! :thumb
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  12. DR650SEDDY

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    For all ridez who are considering joining us on that ride please try to be tomorrow @ z Sunday meeting (Tatum & Bell rd) for any questions, suggestions or update regarding

    Z. G.C. LOOP .

    :freaky
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  13. Nuclieye

    Nuclieye Custom Fit is my choice!

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    I'll miss the meeting but count me in for the ride.
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  14. DR650SEDDY

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  15. Nuclieye

    Nuclieye Custom Fit is my choice!

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    How many have confirmed to be going on the ride buddy?

    Just spent 2 days up there and the weather is GREAT right now. No monsoons and very nice riding temps.
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  16. gdspdblkdemperor

    gdspdblkdemperor Captain Bavaria

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    Anyone else planning on camping/want to split a hotel room?
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  17. DirtRoad2010

    DirtRoad2010 Adventurer

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    I have a truck. Do you want another chase truck?
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  18. DR650SEDDY

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    So far z riders confirmed are ( to my knowledge),
    DR650SEddy,
    Az4Us,
    Nuclieye,
    GdSp,
    Robin,
    Brian, (from Cali.)
    Richard,
    CrozB ??
    Did i forget someone ??:scratch

    I don't know who else would join in z last moment. But for riders who surely decided in, hurry and make ur reservation at z hotel, unless u wanted to camp somewhere .
    Remember to drop ur camping gear/hotel stuff or whatever baguages u don't want to carry(gas cans,tools) while riding at z chase truck z night before (on friday 9th) . Please PM Chick4KLR or Makakao for address to where z truck is at.
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  19. DR650SEDDY

    DR650SEDDY ride2discover Supporter

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    A quick remark i need to make here for those who wanted to camp it's all good but remember that we need to leave z hotel @ 7-7:15am tops for day2 ride . So my point is it would be a wiser choice and more resting to take a room, just my 2cents .
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  20. Chick4KLRs

    Chick4KLRs Adventure in my Soul

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    You are welcome to help out. We can always use assistance
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